Family Adventure

Family Adventure

We will invite you on this special safari in Kenya,

It`s not expensive - It`s priceless

Meaningful safari – a different kind of safari! You will experience the traditional safari, driving through the national park of this magnificent country and seeing the range of animals the nature has to offer.

Meaningful part of this safari includes getting close to the real people who live in Africa; buying fabrics in large outdoor markets, cooking traditional dishes with natives, visiting street children where they live in the slums and see how organizations operate to help them.

The African people are a happy people and doing a safari you will see that they are ready to welcome you to their country and culture. Tourism is one of the best means of export in Africa, particularly for the poor people serving you along your Safari. This is a Meaningful Safari and a safari that makes sense. 

Sunset in Maasai Mara National Reserve
Ngong Hills seen from Karen Blixen`s Garden
From the street in Kitui
Woman carrying Papyrus for firewood
Sand boat at Lake Victoria
Maasai dance by the bonfire
Hells Gate
Mt Longonut (2777 masl) from Lake Naivasha

Meaningful Safari in Kenya

Nairobi - Kitui - Rift Valley  - Maasai Mara - Nairobi - Mombassa

June -July 2024

Not confirmed


Departure day – th

Departure from Oslo Airport Gardermoen i Arriving Nairobi (NBO) at

Day 1, Arrival Day 

Daniel from Flamingo Safari will meet you at the airport and take you to Scripture Mission Guesthouse for check-in. The guest house is run by the Norwegian Lutheran Missionary and is located at Karen area (After Karen Blixen). It is a quiet and nice place with a swimming pool and a large outdoor area. Depending on time for your arrival, the day's activities will be decided later.  


Accommodation: Scripture Mission Guesthouse 

Meals: Depending on time for arrival 



Day 2 – Nairobi excursion  

After breakfast, your driver will take you to Kitengela glass blowing factory. It is in this you will see different shapes of glasses being manufactured. After Kitengela you will go to Karen coffee garden for lunch.  


After lunch there are opportunities to visit the Karen Blixen Museum, and from the museum you will visit Kazuri beads, jewellery & pottery hand crafted.  


Dinner at a restaurant in Karen area near your guesthouse. 


Accommodation: Scripture mission guesthouse 

Meals: Breakfast 



Day 3 – Kitui  

After breakfast you leave the guesthouse for your drive to Kitui. The drive from Nairobi to Kitui town takes about four hours via Machakos town, depending on the traffic and stop on the way. You stop in Wamunyu for lunch at La Palace restaurant, and to visit a carving factory.  


Wamunyu town is famous for its carving historic background. The carving industry in Kenya started in this small town back in 1910, at the time when hunting activities were booming business. Tourism started and the carving business grew.  


From Wamunyu you drive approx. 1 hour to Kwa Wasya village and Flamingo Farm. Here you will stay in a small guesthouse, and Penninah and Gladys will take good care of you.  


Dinner and bonfire at Flamingo Farm. 


Accommodation: Flamingo Farm Guesthouse  

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 



Day 4 – “A Kamba for a day” 

Today you will learn more about the life in this small village. The tribe here is called Kamba, and you will visit some of them and their families. 


You will also meet with some of 60 women that started their small business with help from Help to Selfhelp in Africa. Kanini Women Group are making baskets, and Shamba Ladies are growing vegetables.  


Lunch at Flamingo farm. 


In the afternoon you are going to visit Daniel’s mothers home and other family members and see where he was born.  


Accommodation: Flamingo farm  

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner 



Day 5 – Katulani excursion 

After breakfast Daniel will take you to some of Help to Selfhelp`s water projects. Kalimani water station, pig farm in Katulani and a primary school. The students love visitors.  


Lunch at Flamingo Farm before you go to Kitui Villa Hotel for relaxation at the swimming pool and dinner.  


Accommodation: Flamingo farm guesthouse  

Meals: Breakfast and lunch.  



Day 6

After breakfast, you say goodbye to your friends in Kitui and start your drive up to lake Naivasha in Rift Valley. You will have lunch at Chania falls. After lunch you drive to Lake Naivasha and check in at Burch Resort.  


Accommodation: Burch Resort  

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  



Day 7 Full day at Lake Naivasha

Today you have a full day in Lake Naivasha. You will start before breakfast with a 1 hour guided boat trip on the lake to see hippoes, birds and other wildlife. After breakfast, you can choose to either relax at the swimming pool or to visit Hells Gate National Park for a hike. (USD 30).  We will also visit a rose farm in Naivasha.


Accommodation: Burch resort 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner 



Day 8

After early breakfast, you start your journey to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy the drive through wonderful scenery and landscape. You will stay at AA-lodge   


Accommodation: AA Lodge 

Meals: Breakfast, picnic-lunch, and dinner 



Day 9 Full day Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara has the largest conservation of animals in Kenya and in the northern part of the Tanzanian Serengeti National Park. You will have a full day in the park and will have picnic lunch in the wilderness. You will be so close to the boarder to Tanzania that you can step over to Tanzania side. You will see the Mara River with hippos and crocodiles. In Maasai Mara National Reserve there is almost a “Big five” guarantee! In the evening, you will sit around the bonfire. 


Accommodation: AA Lodge  

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 



Day 10

After breakfast and check out we drive back to Nairobi. We stop for picnic-lunch on the way. Afternoon activities will be decided later.  


Accommodation: Scripture Mission guesthouse 

Meals: Breakfast and lunch.  


Day 11 

This is the day the day you are going to be taken to the railway station for your train to Mombasa 


 Traintable Madaraka Express

We can assist you in tailor a program for yuor stay in Mombasa.


Terms and conditions



Entrance-fee to Maasai Mara National Reserve.


All travel by car and activities mentioned in the program.


Not included: Visa to Kenya USD 50, tip, drinks to the meals. and entrance fees for Hells Gate National Park (Appr USD 30, including driver and guide) .


We have to take reservations for variation in the different currencies and other conditions we do not control. There may be minor changes in the program depending on weather conditions, special wishes from the participants, and other issues we can not forsee.



Here is some general information in Norwegian

Here is Reisehåndboka in Norwegian

Here you can get visa for Kenya. (You need an image of your passport cover, an image of your passports biometric page and an passport image of you. JPEG-format uploads upto 293 kb)

Here is travel-advices for Kenya:

For Norwegians: Download reiseklarappen from UD.


Here is a general map of the safari

Here is a map of Maasai Mara National Reserve


Binding registration by paying NOK 2000. Send mail to:

Final payment 15th Mai 2024. Tag the payments FA 2024


Hjelp til selvhjelp i Afrika

Sanderveien 23, 1400 Ski, Norway


Bank: Sparebanken Sør


Bank account 2801 24 26447

IBAN NR: NO7928012426447



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