Kenya is an unsurpassed educational and cultural destination. Starting with the elementary level all through to the university level there is something for all students to learn in a well-organized field study. Whether it is geography, environmental studies, geology, conservation, health and social care or art, Kenya is the ideal location for a field trip.
Learn the following while in Kenya;
During the students stay in Kenya we ensure they stay in well selected accommodation, great food and security is also guaranteed. Our Guides and teachers will handle the students with care and with knowledge sensitivity to the students.
Pick up at the airport and transfer to the Hotel of residence. Choice of the hotel will be advised depending with the availability. Students will be briefed on the entire safari. On this day no activities so that the students can recover from the jet lag with an option of swimming.
After Breakfast head to Kitengela Glass; a passionate and practical ensemble of scrap glass renewed & refashioned into stylish objects, functional art & inspired design. Kitengela Glass, founded in 1981, by Nani Croze provides a lively training center for over fifty artisans receiving on-going training and/or employment in various artistic disciplines
After Kitengela head to David Sheldrick orphanage which is opened btw 10 and 12 Pm. David Sheldrick was at the center of the 1970’s Ivory poaching wars in Tsavo National Park. Today, the Sheldrick orphanage is a focal point for Elephant Conservation. Elephant calves orphaned by poaching are brought here from all over the country. Get a chance to feed milk to Baby Elephants
And finally, the Giraffe Centre -This center, which protects the highly endangered Rothschild’s giraffe, combines serious conservation with enjoyable activities. You can observe, hand-feed or even kiss one of the giraffes from a raised wooden structure, which is quite an experience. You may also spot warthogs snuffling about in the mud, and there’s an interesting self-guided forest walk through the adjacent Gogo River Bird Sanctuary.
On this day we visit National Museum snake park and botanical garden. The museum presents Kenya’s History, Nature, Culture and Contemporary Art in its entire splendour. Also within the grounds are the famous Snake Park, Botanical Gardens and Nature Trail.
Have Lunch and head to the Bomas of Kenya.
Bomas of Kenya is a cultural tour of Kenya’s major ethnic groups, such as Mijikenda, Luo, Taita, Embu, Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kalenjin, Luhya, Kisii, Kuria to name just a few of the native peoples that are represented at the venue. The word “boma” means “homestead”, and here you find replicates of traditional villages that provide interesting insight about each tribe’s societal structure, crafts, music, dancing and much more.
Dinner and Overnight in Nairobi Hotel
Leave Nairobi 0700Hrs for Masai Mara with a stopover at the Mai Mahiu View Point and the smallest Italian church in East Africa built during the colonial period. This gives you a chance to experience the Kenya Rift valley which have many escarpments as a result of Volcanic activities and also learn a brief Kenyan History during the colonial period from the Italian Church.
Masai Mara is the most popular Park in Kenya, the biggest in size and Internationally known for the Wildebeest Migration which happens every year in July. It has a wide variety of different animals and you are almost sure of spotting the Big 5; the Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhino.
Lunch will be in Narok Town. Get to Masai Mara in time for an evening Game drive.
Dinner by the campfire overnight in Masai Mara.
Full day at the Mara with a with a game drive from Sunrise and sundowner greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time where the soft red hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African savannah. Morning game viewing with a long drive to the Mara river where you will be able to view Hippos and Crocodiles. Have packed lunch in the wild, later take an afternoon drive in the Masai Hills with optional activities for a dawn nature walk safari to experience the awakening of Africa in Masai land. Go back to the lodge later in the evening with an option of swimming at the lodge and playing. Students can bring own playing balls and games. Dinner and overnight at the lodge with a bonfire. A brief session with the students to gather what they have learnt will be arranged.
A last game drive early in the Morning in the picturesque Maasai Mara. After the game drive breakfast will be served and students check out from the hotel. Head to the Masai Community village. Iinteract with the Community, their way of life, experience their culture songs and dances. The Masai Community is best known for preserving their culture and way of life, even in the modern world their culture has remained intact.
After the Masai Village head to Naivasha with a stopover at Narok for Lunch.
Visit a Flower Farm most Flowers exported from Kenya are grown in Naivasha.
Experience a boat ride in Lake Naivasha, interact with the locals and the fishermen how they carry their days and probably a good day to try Fish and Ugali from the local community. After Lunch head to Nakuru where we spend the night and meet Shadrack.
After breakfast depart for Lake Baringo arriving in time for Lunch. After Lunch drive to Lake Baringo for with the spectacular scenery of stunning bird life, hippos and crocodiles. Lake Baringo is a saline lake that lies in a volcanic region of Kenya’s Rift Valley, a little north of the equator. Lake Baringo is the seasonal home to one of the world’s largest populations of lesser flamingos, turning the lake pink. The lake is also famous for its natural geysers and hot springs, which are situated along the bank of the lake and within the lake. Some of the geysers erupt to a height of 5 metres, and the water bursting through the lake can be searing hot.
Dinner and Overnight at Lake Bogoria Lodge or Soi Safari Lodge
After Breakfast Watch a Movie “GATES OF HELL” in relation to Lake Bogoria Ecosystem and biodiversity within the park. Lake Bogoria is a saline, alkaline lake that lies in a volcanic region in a half-graben basin south of Lake Baringo, Kenya, a little north of the equator. After the tour swim and the natural hot spa, have lunch and depart for Nakuru.
Overnight in a Nakuru Hotel.
After breakfast tour in Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is an alkaline Lake in Rift valley renowned for its spectacular flamingo population. It is also flanked by rocky escarpments, pockets of acacia forest and at least one waterfall, the park is gorgeous year-round and is home to both black and white rhinos, lions, leopards, hippos and endangered Rothschild’s giraffes. Students learn about the Rift Valley lakes, birds, the Rhino Sanctuary and conservation measures especially of the endangered rhinos.
When conditions are right, between one and two million lesser and greater flamingos feed around the shores of the shallow soda lake, together with tens of thousands of other birds.
After game drive check out of hotel and take early lunch and leave for Nairobi airport for outbound flight.
0700Hrs Leave the Hotel for the SGR train we should be at the station by 0745Hrs trains leave Nairobi at 0820Hrs we arrive at the SGR Mombasa Terminus at 1415Hrs. Have Local dish of the Swahili People
On this day Visit Fort Jesus and the Old Town
The Fort, built by the Portuguese in 1593-1596 to the designs of Giovanni Battista Cairati to protect the port of Mombasa, is one of the most outstanding and well-preserved examples of 16th Portuguese military fortification and a landmark in the history of this type of construction. The Fort’s layout and form reflected the Renaissance ideal that perfect proportions and geometric harmony are to be found in the human body. The property covers an area of 2.36 hectares and includes the fort’s moat and immediate surroundings.
The Mombasa Old Town has a rich cultural melting point, Mombasa Old Town is home to a mixture of communities, among them Arabs, Asians, Swahilis and you might even bump into the occasional Portuguese who decided to stay behind after completing construction of Fort Jesus.
Spend the night in Mombasa it was also be a great day to have a dinner outside the hotel by the ocean breeze listening to some good live music
Leave the Hotel by 0600Hrs for Shimoni to the Wasini Island for the Dolphins experience and sea food experience. Visit Shimoni Caves , where slaves were hidden in the precolonial times before boarding the Ship. On this day we you will have a chance to enjoy Diani Beach which has been awarded the top African Beach for five years. We will also spend the night in one of the Hotels in Diani.