13 Days Educational Safari

This amazing Safari is designed for student groups to experience the beautiful landscapes, diverse wildlife, cultures, and history that Kenya has to offer while also providing the opportunity to get involved in wildlife conservation projects and give back directly to the community.

Starting with a Nairobi city tour, we will visit museums, cultural and conservation centers before going on an adventurous safari to Amboseli and Tsavo national parks where we will learn about wildlife conservation efforts before finally making our way to Diani beach, where we will work with a community school, soak up the sun and go snorkeling on the dolphin filled waters of Wasini Island.

Destinations Map

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Pick up from JKIA (Kenya’s main international airport) and transfer to hotel for dinner & overnight stay

Accommodation:
Mary Ward Centre or similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Transport:

Airport Transfer to Hotel

Nairobi, the City in the sun | Wikipedia

Day 2: Nairobi City Tour
After breakfast, depart for a city tour that will include the Giraffe center & The Sheldrick Elephant trust, arriving during feeding time at 11:00 am, followed by lunch and a visit to the Karen Blixen Museum of the “Out of Africa “fame. Afterwards return to the hotel for some rest before heading out to an Ethiopian restaurant for a tantalizing dining experience.

Accommodation:
Mary Ward Centre or similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Transport:
Nairobi City Tour and Dinner

Entrance Fees:
Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
Giraffe Centre
Karen Blixen Museum

Feeding time for rescued Elephants | Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

Day 3: Nairobi City Tour
After a hearty breakfast, depart for a visit to the National Museum of Kenya. The museum presents Kenya’s History, Nature, Culture and Contemporary Art in its entire splendor, within the grounds are the famous Snake Park, Botanical Gardens and Nature Trail.
After lunch, visit the Bomas of Kenya and Experience the rich diversity of Kenyan traditional music and dance, their repertoire consists of over 50 dances from different ethnic communities. With live percussion, string and wind instruments, and diverse, authentic and energetic dancing.
Early dinner at the hotel in preparation for the next day’s safari.

Accommodation:
Mary Ward Centre or similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Half Board

Transport:

Nairobi City Tour

Entrance Fees:
National Museum of Kenya
Bomas of Kenya

Harambee traditional dancers | Bomas of Kenya

Day 4: Amboseli
After breakfast, we head out into the real Africa. Amboseli National Park lies at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro at the border between Kenya & Tanzania, we will get to our safari camp in time for lunch after an en-route game drive. After a sumptuous lunch and lazing around the camp, we will embark on an exciting evening game drive, Amboseli is known for its huge number of Elephants among other wild animals, later we head back to camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation:
Kibo Safari Camp or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Full Board

Transport:

Morning Safari & Evening Safari

Conservation Fees:
Amboseli National Park

The foot of Mount Kilimanjaro | Kibo Safari Camp

Day 5: Amboseli
We begin with an early morning game drive to spot the wild animals before they hide in the bush due to the scorching African sun, early morning game drives are also ideal for collecting news of the previous night’s activities. In the wild, news is collected from various animal prints and we can sometimes find  evidence of a night kill, we will return to camp at around 8:00 am for a tantalizing breakfast spread, later in the morning, we will pay a courtesy call to the Kenya Wildlife Service center located inside the park for a firsthand experience and update on conservation efforts, this will be followed by an optional Maasai Village Visit to also experience firsthand this preserved culture and way of life. We will later return to camp for lunch and relaxation followed by yet another evening game drive before returning back to camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation:
Kibo Safari Camp or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Full Board

Transport:

Morning Safari, Visit Maasai Village (Optional) & Evening Safari

Conservation Fees:
Amboseli National Park

The lion Queen | Kibo Safari Camp

Day 6: Amboseli – Tsavo West National Park
After breakfast, we will pack our bags and depart Amboseli with an en-route game drive as we head for the Tsavo West National Park arriving at our designated camp or safari lodge in time for lunch and relaxation before heading out for another evening game drive. Tsavo West National park is most famous due to The Mzima Springs gushing out of from beneath parched lava rocks and the Man-eating lions that almost halted the Railroad construction in the late 1890s, featured in the movie “The Ghost and the Darkness”. Tsavo West is also home to The Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary; this is where the growing population of highly endangered black rhino are inching back from extinction forced upon them by rampant poaching in the 1960s, we will visit this Sanctuary after lunch and learn about these conservation efforts before heading back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation:
Ngulia Safari Lodge or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Full Board

Transport:

Amboseli – Tsavo West – Evening visit to Rhino Valley

Conservation Fees:
Tsavo West National Park

Rhino relocation in Tsavo | Kenya Wildlife Service

Day 7: Tsavo West – Tsavo East National Park
After an early morning game drive, return to camp for breakfast and checkout.
We will then drive to our final Safari destination, The Tsavo East National Park , which is the largest protected area in Kenya and home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust – red elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and its prolific birdlife, featuring over 500 recorded species. Once inside the park, we will enjoy an en-route game drive before reaching our safari lodge in time for lunch and some relaxation followed by an early evening game drive before retiring for the night.

Accommodation:
 Voi Safari Lodge or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Full Board

Transport:

Tsavo West to Tsavo East – Evening Game Drive

Conservation Fees:
Tsavo East National Park

Time for a drink | Voi Wildlife Lodge

Day 8:  Tsavo East – Diani Beach
On our last day of safari, we wake up for an early morning game drive before heading back to camp for breakfast and checkout, finally heading out to the coast for a much-needed break of rest and relaxation on Africa’s best beach. We will have our lunch along the way at Mombasa, Kenya’s second-largest city, before arriving at Diani Beach in the early evening.

Accommodation:
Bahari Dhow Villas or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Half Board

Transport:
Tsavo East – Diani

Feel the cool morning sand on your bare feet

Day 9: Diani Beach
A full day of rest and relaxation by the beach with plenty of optional watersport activities to choose from or simply soak up the sun on a beach bed.

Accommodation:
Bahari Dhow Villas or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Half Board

Endless white sands | Diani Blue

Day 10: Diani
After breakfast, we will visit a public school and positively impact primary school children with mentorship exercises and art or sports activities, donate reading materials and sports gear and have lunch together before heading back to the hotel.

Accommodation:
Bahari Dhow Villas or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Half Board

Transport:
Half Day

Mentorship drive | Samba Sports

Day 11: Diani
After breakfast, we will again head back to the public school for more talks, perhaps launch a sustainable project, have lunch together and engage in a friendly sports game before heading back to the hotel.

Accommodation:
Bahari Dhow Villas or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Half Board

Transport:
Half Day

Intercultural sports activities | Samba Sports

Day 12: Dolphin Safari (Optional)
After early breakfast, those interested have the option to visit to the Kisite Marine Park 45 minutes away by road for a day of snorkeling and dolphin spotting accompanied by a tantalizing seafood lunch.
This evening we will have a farewell dinner at the magical Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant. (Optional)

Accommodation:
Bahari Dhow Villas or Similar
Room Type: Twin Bed Room
Meal Plan: Half Board (Dinner will be moved to tomorrow’s lunch)

Swahili dhow | Dolphin spotting

Day 13: Diani
The last morning on the beach followed by lunch and an afternoon flight back to JKIA airport in Nairobi for flight back home.

Transport: Airport Transfer to Ukunda Airport.
Domestic Flight: Ukunda – Nairobi


Total Cost
$ 1,850 per person 
Based on a minimum of 6 Pax

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