SOCIAL INNOVATION – Africa
Approximately $3470 per person (4 participants minimum)
- International Flights not included
- Most meals included
- Ask your doctor NOW about vaccines
- Longer or shorter itineraries available
Questions? Contact Angela
QUOTE: “The fact that you took care of all arrangements and everything was included in the price made the tip wonderful. It took all the ‘worry’ away! This trip was worth every penny. Experience of a lifetime” – San Francisco Participant 2014
QUOTE: “This trip was the “Real Africa”, I experienced the beauty of the animals as well as the reality of the people. Angela manages to blend just the right amount of downtime to create a well balanced trip.” Colorado Participant 2015
Payment Choices – Debit/Credit Cards Accepted…you don’t need a paypal account
Itinerary – KENYA
12 days Nairobi
Lodging may change due to availability, but similar standards will be booked
4 Days Nairobi
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Int’l Airport you will be met outside by Moha, our driver, holding a sign board with Yoga of Devotion written clearly. He will transport the group to Khweza B&B. Restorative Yoga.
Overnight (4) at KHWEZA B&B – No Spa Service
Day 1/Giraffe Center & Karen Blixen lunch
After breakfast, drive to Giraffe Center for up close experience. Visit Karen Blixen Museum and Restaurant for lunch, Maasai Jewelry stop, then early return for Yoga & relaxation before dinner at the B&B.
Day 2/Slum Visit
Morning visit to the Mukuru Slum, home of the Art Boyz. Wear a headscarf and sturdy shoes. Yoga & Meditation after the visit at Baron Baptist Africa Yoga Project to restore yourself. Lunch nearby and early return for afternoon tea, meditation, and discussion. Dinner at the B&B.
Day3/ArtExperience & Spa Day
Morning Yoga, late breakfast, then depart for Banana Hill Gallery where we meet the Art Boyz and learn about painting, styles, techniques, and tools. Lunch in Westlands, then afternoon Spa time at Wild Earth Day Spa. Return in time to relax before dinner at B&B.
5 Days Safari
Day 4/Elephant Orphanage & Game Drive
Morning Yoga, breakfast and arrival at 10:30am sharp for elephant orphanage experience. Boxed Lunch prepared from the B&B with game drive afterwards. End the day viewing the sunset at Rolf’s Restaurant near the park. Game Drive: http://www.kws.go.ke/parks/nairobi-national-park
Rolfe’s Place: http://rolfsplace.tumblr.com
Day 5/Rift Valley
Early breakfast and depart for Rift Valley escarpment for Game Drive in Soysambu Conservatory. See zebra, gazelle, water buffalo, giraffe and more including the elusive leopard. Check-in and lunch at the camp with afternoon with afternoon guided walk & restorative yoga. Free time, then enjoy a bush sun-downer with panoramic view, fire pit, and appetizers served before dinner. Overnight (2) at Tented Camp – Spa Service Available
Day 6/Rift Valley
Morning Yoga, b’fast, and game drive to Lake Nakura in search of flamingos, hippos and the largest concentration of the Black Rhino and substantial numbers of White Rhino. Continue to Menegai Crater (largest in the world) then early return to campsite. Free time, then evening Maasai interaction & dinner.
Day 7/Maasai Mara
Drive to Maasai Mara. Game viewing for unrivaled concentrations of wildlife, beautiful landscapes and vast pristine areas. See wildebeest, zebras, elephants, wild birds, Thomson’s Gazelles, Hyenas, Hippos, Alligators, and Lions. Check-in, restorative yoga, lunch, and afternoon free time. PM Game drive before dinner.
Overnight (2) at Tented Camp – No Spa Services
3 Days Diani Beach
Day 8/Maasai Mara
Morning Yoga, b’fast and game drive to spot more wildlife. Lunch at the camp, free time, afternoon tea discussion, PM game drive and dinner with Maasai interaction around the fire pit . Website: http://www.maasai-association.org/maasai.html
Day 9/Diani Beach, Mombasa
Breakfast and transfer to Diani Beach. Last class: Restorative yoga on the beach while welcome lunch is prepared by our resident cook. Free time for swimming, beach walking, or relaxation. Sunset Dinner at the house. Overnight (3) at Private House – No Spa Services
Day 10/Diani Beach, Mombasa
Leisurely breakfast or walk down to 40 Thieves for an early morning swim at a Great Cappuccino at their beachfront cafe. Enjoy the day, ride a camel, shop the beachfront curios. Lunch at the house, then more fee time. 7pm dinner at Bidi Badu beachfront restaurant and Reggae dance club w/DJ Ronny Irie (a yogi!). Hang out after midnight for the beach bonfire and take a tuk-tuk back to the house!
Day 11/Diani Beach, Mombasa
Last day at the beach! Leisurely b’fast…or brunch if you were out late :-). Afternoon private beach and Spa treatments, with closing dinner on property at Sails Restaurant.
Day 12/Heading Home
B’fast and check-out by 11:30am for short transfer to Ukunda Airstrip. 1pm flight to Wilson Airport then transport to Jomo Kenyatta Int’l Airport for your flight back home, with time to spare for a nice early evening snack at Nairobi Java House located at the airport. Website: http://www.nairobijavahouse.com