Kenya: Women's Expedition

9 nights from $3,675*pp

Make your way through the heart of East Africa and meet local Kenyan women from all walks of life, who will share their stories and triumphs in the struggle for gender equality. Hear inspiring stories from our all-female crew including your local leader and driver, Becky, who was the very first female overland truck driver in East Africa. You’ll also have the chance to meet a range of local women – from entrepreneurs, female park rangers and Samburu and Maasai villagers.

Departure Dates: 26 Jul 2020; 13 Sep 2020


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Inclusions

  • Nairobi - From Farm to Feast Urban Adventure
  • Nairobi - Kazuri Bead Workshop Visit
  • Mt Kenya - Mau Mau Caves Visit
  • Mt Kenya - Guided Nature Walk
  • Mt Kenya - Female Ranger Introduction
  • Samburu - Women's group village visit
  • Samburu National Park - Morning Game Drive
  • Samburu National Park - Afternoon Game Drive
  • Lake Naivasha - Elsamere High Tea
  • Lake Naivasha - Elsamere Conservation Centre
  • Masai Mara - Maasai Widow’s village visit
  • Masai Mara National Reserve - Morning 4x4 Game Drive
  • Masai Mara National Reserve - Afternoon 4x4 Game Drive
  • Masai Mara - KWS Female Ranger Introduction and Dinner
     
  • Meals: 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Transport: Overland vehicle, 4x4 Safari Vehicle, Boat
  • Accommodation: Hotel (3 nights), Permanent Tented Camps (5 nights)

 

Highlights

  • Journey through Northern Kenya with Becky, the first female overland truck driver in East Africa.
  • Get to know some of Kenya’s female wildlife rangers and understand the challenges they face in a male dominated industry.
  • Spend time with a single mothers group in Samburu who support each other through sharing profits from making jewellery, and growing organic fruits, vegetables and herbs using purified grey recycled water to sell back to the camp.
  • Hike to the Mau Mau caves and learn how women played a key role in helping the Mau Mau people win the war against colonial rule.
  • Enjoy high tea while learning about local and global wildlife conservation heroine, Joy Adamson, of “Born Free“ fame.

Itinerary


Day 1: Nairobi

Day 2: Nairobi

Day 3: Mt Kenya Region

Day 4: Samburu National Reserve

Day 5: Samburu National Reserve

Day 6: Lake Naivasha

Day 7: Lake Naivasha

Day 8: Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 9: Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 10: Nairobi


*Terms and Conditions: Deposit of $400 per person per trip is required upon booking and full payment 56 days prior to departure. If booking within 56 days of departure, full payment is due immediately. All tours are subject to availability. All Intrepid Expedition style tours require a minimum of 4 passengers to be guaranteed. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation, low season. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to change without notice. Standard booking conditions apply as per Intrepid website www.intrepidtravel.com