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African Safari for a Good Cause

African Safari for a Good Cause

Price From: 2,999 USD

Overview

Operator: Adventure Out Loud

Price From:  2,999 USD

Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51

Fitness Needs: Light Impact

Program duration: 9 days

Looking for a safari that stands out? Join this African Safari with a big heart and discover the magic of Kenya.

Explore local communities, give back and take home a lifetime of memories. Starting off at the Nairobi Giraffe Centre you’ll have the chance to see these towering giants up close before gazing in awe at them in the wild. You’ll also visit an elephant orphanage and have the opportunity to interact with baby elephants.

The next part of your exciting itinerary takes you to the largest urban slum on the continent. At Kibera, you’ll connect with a local organization, Mirror of Hope, to help facilitate a holiday program for students. You’ll meet your sponsored student and their family, as well as have the amazing experience of cooking a traditional Kenyan lunch. From here, you’ll start a few days of wonderful game drives within the Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Park. Your jaw will drop as you witness herds of elephants, prides of lions, leopard and cheetah in their natural habitats.

This truly special safari offers multiple photo opportunities as well as the heartwarming experience of giving back to a community in need.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi

Adventure Out Loud to meet you at the airport and transfer you to our hotel. Introduction dinner and drinks with the group.

Additional activities available upon request for early arrivers.

Day 2: Elephants & Giraffes

Today we hand-feed the majestic giraffes at the amazing Nairobi Giraffe Centre before playing with the cutest baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Beware of the bonus shower!

After lunch, be inspired by Thomas Nyawir and his incredible Mirror of Hope Team.

Day 3: Kibera Slum Tour

Explore the sights and sounds of Africa’s largest urban slum under the safe guidance of the Mirror of Hope team.

Visit the home of your sponsor student and feast on a delicious traditional Kenyan lunch that you will learn to cook.

Day 4: Help out Kibera

Today is your chance to make a difference by helping The Mirror of Hope facilitate their student holiday program.

Day 5: Travel to Masai Mara & Game Drive

6:30am departure for the World Famous Masai Mara. Arrive mid-afternoon, check into your accommodation and go on a late afternoon game drive within the Masai Mara, most famous for its large lion, leopard & cheetah populations and for the annual Great Migration.

Overnight inside the park at a tented safari camp.

Day 6: Safari: Masai Mara

Early morning breakfast. Full day game drive that will take you to the Mara River where the annual wildebeest migration crossing takes place (dependent on annual timing).

Overnight inside the park at a tented safari camp.

Day 7: Safari: Masai Mara

Early morning game drive in the Masai Mara, return to camp for breakfast and later drive to Nakuru town stopping en-route for lunch.

Overnight in Nakuru.

Day 8: Safari: Lake Nakuru National Park

Early morning breakfast followed by a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, famously known as “the bird watchers paradise”.

Afternoon drive back to Nairobi and overnight in Nairobi.

Day 9: End of Tour

Begin the journey home, departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

Transfers organized by Adventure Out Loud based on your flight itinerary.

Country Fast Facts

Country Fast Facts

Kenya

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Continent:Africa
Official Language(s)English, Kiswahili
Capital:Nairobi
Population45,010,056 (2014 estimate)
Climate(s)Equatoria, Monsoon, Tropical, Warm Desert, Warm Semi-arid, Temperate oceanic, Temperate Mediterranean
Major Airport(s):Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), Moi International Airport (MBA), Eldoret International Airport (EDL)
Economic Driver(s):Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing, Mining, Energy, Tourism, Manufacturing, Financial Services

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