Teenager Safari 2023

Meaningful Teenager Safari in Kenya 2023

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. An informative tour with a lot of activities. Trip for youth accompanied by an adult. We guarantee this will be a unique experience. A theme throughout the trip is to learn and see various aspects of Kenya; African wildlife, beautiful nature, wonderful people, and exotic tribe-culture.

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. 


By Kirsten and Helge

We love this vacation more than anything.

Ngong Hills seen from Karen Blixen`s Garden (2460 masl)
Flamingo
Pelican
From the street in Kitui
Mt Kilimanjaro (5896 masl)
Mt Kilimanjaro (5896 masl)

Meaningful Teenager Safari in Kenya

Nairobi - Kitui - Amboseli  - Nairobi



31st March – 10th April 2023

(Back in Norway 11th)

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.


An informative tour with a lot of fun activities. Tailored youth accompanied by an adult. We guarantee this will be an unique experience. A theme throughout the the trip is to learn and see various aspects of Kenya; African wildlife, beautiful nature, wonderful people and exotic tribe-culture.

Don’t count your money - count your days!


THE SAFARI DAY BY DAY


Departure day – Friday 31st March

Departure from Norway 31st March 2023 


  • Departure from Gardermoen 31st March 2023 0625 (AF1275), arrival Paris 0855. Departure Paris 1010 (AF814), arrival Nairobi 1920.

  • Departure from Bergen 31st March 2023 0605 (KL1184), arrival Amsterdam 0745. Departure Amsterdam 1305 (KL565), arrival Nairobi 2200.

     


The travelers from Oslo and Bergen will  meet in Nairobi.


On arrival you are met by your safari driver guide who are waiting for you at the international arrival wing. We will go directly to our guesthouse.


Accommodation: Scripture Mission Guesthouse


Saturday 1st  April, Sightseeing in Nairobi

After breakfast, you can take a short walk on site. Here is the Norwegian school for Norwegian missionaries, and their administration.


The activities today are to visit the Giraffe centre where you can have the pleasure of kissing a giraffe. After that we go for sightseeing in this big city. The capital of Kenya. Here the contrasts are great. Skyscrapers and modern buildings are not far from the slums. We stop for lunch. Dinner at 4-You restaurant.


Accommodation: Scripture Mission Guest House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Sunday 2nd  April, Nairobi-Kitui

Today we are driving to Kitui. The distance is 150 km and takes approx. 4 hours depending on the traffic. The drive itself is an experience and will give you an insight into what daily life is like out in the countryside. We stop for lunch at Wamunyo, and to visit a woodcarving factory. Here you can see how they make their carvings, with simple tools. They are proud of their job and are always ready for a chat when it comes to guests. They make beautiful African animals.


In Kitui town we do a short stop at Talents hotel, where some of the guests will stay. From Kitui we drive to Flamingo farm in Kwa Wasya Village.


In the afternoon we will go through the program and arrangements for our days in Kwa Wasya Village.


Accommodation: Flamingo Guesthouse/Talents Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Monday 3rd April, Kwa Wasya Village - Be an African for a day

Breakfast at Flamingo Farm at 9am.

  • Meet your host-family

  • Various fun activities with the local youth.


After lunch we will do sightseeing-by-foot in Kitui town. Dinner at Kitui Villa.


Accommodation: Flamingo Guesthouse/Talent Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Tuesday 4th April, Kwa Wasya Village 

 

Breakfast at Flamingo Farm at 9am.

  • We buy food at a local market

  • Your host-family shows you how to prepare the dish they have chosen, and you will assist


Accommodation: Flamingo Guesthouse/Talent Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Wednesday 5th April, Kwa Wasya Village - Farewell party

Breakfast at Flamingo farm at 9am.


  • We walk with our friends to Ivuku Primary School and get a taste of how the teaching takes place.

  • We barbecue, dance, and sing Kamba songs.


Accommodation: Flamingo Guesthouse/Kitui Villa

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Thursday 6th April, Kitui - Amboseli National Park

After late breakfast at Parkside Hotel in Kitui we start our journey to Amboseli National Park.


Accommodation: AA-lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Friday 7th April, Full day Game drive in Amboseli National Park

Full day in Amboseli National Park.


The park is beautiful and famous for its stunning scenery with the 19,450 ft. Mt, Kilimanjaro dominating the view. The Park which is situated on the Kenya / Tanzania border is also known for its wildlife, especially the prolific elephant herds. The park covers an area of 3810 square km; the vegetation is varied but dominated by savannah. This allows viewing of the plain game ranging from Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, Giraffes, and not forgetting, the Hyenas.

 


Accommodation: AA-lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Saturday 8th April, Full day Game drive in Amboseli National Park

Full day in the park.


Accommodation: AA-lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Sunday 9th April, Amboseli National Park - Nairobi 22th . Departure

After breakfast, we drive back to Nairob.On the way we will stop for picnic lunch.


Program depends on when we return to Nairobi.


Accommodation: Scripture Mission Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast, lunch. Dinner in Nairobi at own cost.


Monday 10th April, Departure day

After breakfast we drive up to Kitengela Hot Glass Factory to see beautiful art. Today we must prepare for departure.


Dinner and final packing in Ole Sereni Hotel.


We drive to the airport 1930.

Departure for the flight  23.30 (AF813) (Paris),


Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner in Nairobi at own cost.


Day 11, Arrive in Norway 11th April


  • Arrival Paris 0700 the  
  • Departure for Oslo 1425 (AF1774), arrival Oslo 1640.
  • Departure for Bergen 0930 (AF1252), arrival Bergen 11.40.


 FLAMINGO SAFARI WISHING YOU A SAFE FLIGHT BACK HOME


Terms, conditions  and registration

The price is NOK 21 500,- pr person. from Oslo, NOK 22 000,- from Bergen. Additional charge for single  room: NOK 1000,-.


Binding registration by paying NOK 2000 before 15th August 2022.. For  travellers from Bergen is  NOK2500. Tag the payment TEENS 2023. Confirm with an e-mail to post@meaningfulsafari.com


 Second payment is due 15th  Feb 2023.


Included in the price: Air ticket to and from, Oslo - Nairobi/Bergen - Nairobi. Accommodatiton and meals according to the program, transport in Kenya, excursions and guides, entrance-fee to Amboseli National Park. Not included: Visa to Kenya (USD 50), tips, drinks.


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. Hotels mentioded in the program can be changed.


 

Here is some general information in Norwegian

Here is a map of the route

Here is Reisehåndboka in Norwegian


You need to apply for  e-visa to Kenya https://account.ecitizen.go.ke/login 

Here is travel-advices for Kenya:


 

 

Payment information

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Account no 2801 24 26447 (Sparebanken Sør)

         


IBAN NR: NO7928012426447

SWIFT: SPSONO22

If you have any questions please contact us: post@meaningfulsafari.com

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