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Kenya National Parks Women's Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Kenya  
Specialty Categories: Women Tours   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 4000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4500 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Fairview Hotel. Overnight at Fairview. Fairview is a Country Hotel – just 2 km from the City Center and 18 km from the airport.

Day 2: Early breakfast in time for an early start to the Nairobi National Park, the closest park to a city. They may see the big five family, other mammals and several bird species. They will also visit the elephant orphanage, Daphne Sheldrick. Break for lunch, then proceed to Machakos, approximative 70 km from the city for a visit to a unique spot where the law of gravity is defied. They will witness some experiments like a vehicle in free gear moving upward on a hill instead of downhill as would in a normal situation. Dinner and overnight at Fairview Hotel.

Day 3: After an early breakfast, start off to full day of white water rafting at Sagana, approximative 85 km from Nairobi. Return in the evening for overnight at Fairview.

Day 4: Depart Nairobi at 8:00 am to the western region. Visit to Kericho Tea Estates and plantations, approximative 275 km from Nairobi. They will be taken through the process of tea growing, picking, processing and packing to an end product. Pictures in tea plantations. Overnight at Tea Hotel in Kericho.

Day 5: After breakfast, depart for Ruma National Park, approximative 185 km from Kericho. Morning game drives. The special attraction of this park is the rare Roan Antelope. Then proceed to Mbita point for lunch, then cross over to Rusinga Island by motor boat. Rusinga Island is in Lake Victoria, the second largest fresh water lake in the world. Afternoon at leisure, dinner and overnight at Rusinga Island Resort.

Day 6: Full day at Rusinga Island, overnight at Rusinga Island resort.

Day 7: After breakfast, transfer to Tabaka Soapstone in Kisii. Here they will see the locals at work on their soapstone handicrafts. They will witness the mining and carvings of this rare stone, soapstone. One can even have his/her face carved as they wait. Proceed to another site nearby where sugar cane is manually processed, see the end product as the community leader explains it’s use. This product is a key income earner to the local community. Dinner and overnight will be at a home stay in Kisii.

Day 8: Full day with a community elder, learning about the Kisii culture and practices. Dinner and overnight at home stay.

Day 9: After breakfast, bid the community goodbye, proceed to Massai Mara National Reserve, approximative 125 km from Kisii. Lunch at Mara Serena Safari Lodge. Afternoon game drives, dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge.

Day 10: Full day game viewing. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge.

Day 11: Early morning game drives, after breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for a scheduled flight to Wilson Airport to connect to a scheduled flight to the coastal town of Lamu. Afternoon at leisure, dinner and overnight at Manda Bay Hotel.

Days 12 & 13: Full day at Lamu with various water sports activities. Overnight at Manda Bay Hotel.

Day 14: After lunch, take a scheduled flight to Nairobi, dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant, overnight at Fairview Hotel.

Day 15: Transfer to the airport for return flight. End of the tour.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.