WHAT DOES THE PROJECT DO?
With such a wide variety of activities and excursions available in Kenya it is sometimes difficult deciding which to choose to get the most out of your time. Why not choose the Frontier Kenya Discovery trip? Learn about Kenya and its people, culture, languages and food and explore the best of Kenya’s wildlife with a safari in Kenya’s Maasai Mara game reserve and a visit to an animal sanctuary.
Take a break on a beautiful white sand beach or watch the sun set over the savannah. Meet the Maasai tribes and immerse yourself within a number of different community support initiatives throughout the duration of the programme. This adventure will ensure you get the most out of your time in Kenya with a wide range of experiences, creating memories that will last a life time.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
Day 1 - Nairobi
Arrival and relaxing after your journey.
Get up close and personal with some of Kenya’s animals on a visit to various wildlife sanctuaries. The Nairobi elephant sanctuary and Nairobi giraffe center. Afternoon orientation and getting to know your fellow travellers.
Day 3 - Kaloleni
Meet your local host family and relax at your homestay.
Give back to the local community by volunteering at a local hospital. You could find yourself painting, planting trees, talking to patients or helping out in any other area that needs you at the time of your visit.
More community volunteer work followed by a visit to a local centre for handicapped people, giving you the chance to play with the children and donate any gifts you may have brought to Kenya with you.
An action packed day going on a boat ride to Sunza Island to hear a talk presented on the local environmental conservation efforts and visiting Rabai museum on the way back to learn more about the introduction of education to Africa and more history. Last day in the community to say goodbye
Learn more about Kenyan history and culture with a visit to fort Jesus museum in the bustling city of Mombasa, take a tour of the old town, taking in more of the Swahili culture followed by an afternoon on the beach. Accommodation in Mombasa
Day 8 - Mombassa
Take a walking tour exploring exciting conservation projects along Kenya’s beautiful coastline. You could find yourself forging a route through the mangroves at Mida Creek and following butterflies through the forest on your way to visitiing the historical Gedi ruins.
Day 9 10 & 11 - Malindi
Fall in love with the smiling faces of Kenya’s children whilst helping out with a number of local community development projects. Visit an orphanage that caters for street children. Help to provide these disadvantaged children with a decent meal, education and fun.
Take a break from volunteering today to go on a relaxing ocean boat cruise and visit sites of cultural importance such as the Mbuyu Tree, a sacred traditional site of worship.
Time to relax with a day on one of the beautiful white sand beaches.
Day 14 - Nairobi
catch a mid morning flight from Malindi to Nairobi to get energised and ready for the second phase of the tour.
Day 15 Bogoria
Cross the equator today whilst exploring the Great Rift Valley. Look out across the impressive Menengai crater and the stunning Lake Bogoria.
Day 16 Travel through the mid rift valley, en route to the tea plantantions of Kericho and then on to Kisumu town.
Day 17 - Kisumu
Take a boat ride on the immense Lake Victoria, the source of the River Nile. Meet the local people who live on the shores of the biggest lake in Africa.
Day 18 - Maasai Mara
Travel from Kisumu to the Maasai Mara through the towns of Bomet and Narok, arriving in late afternoon for an evening game drive and camp fire in the Maasai Mara.
Spend the whole day on a game drive on the hunt for Africa’s “big five”.
An early morning wake up to search for any animals missed on the previous day’s game drive before heading back to Nairobi for your final night of celebrations with your new friends.
Day 22 - Nairobi
Final breakfast together before heading home.