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Proper Safari 2020
August 6th – 17th
Adventure for a Cause!
August 6th – The journey begins with a flight into Nairobi. In Nairobi, the group will stay at the Boulevard Hotel http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-boulevard-hotels-in-nairobi-kenya.
August 7th – The group will travel south to Hunter’s Lodge http://www.madahotels.com/index.php/kiboko/hunters-lodge. Hunters Lodge is set on 25 acres of lush gardens at Kiboko Springs. The site is a paradise for bird lovers and with more than 100 species of birds.
August 8th – In the morning the group will walk up Mt. Mielu – an extinct volcano – for a some incredible views and – perhaps – see Mt. Kilimanjaro. After the climb, the group will travel to Makindu where you will be treated to an incredible welcoming ceremony and lunch at Makindu Children’s Centre. Dinner at the historic Sikh Temple in Makindu. –www.sikh-temple-makindu.com. Lodging will be at Hunters Lodge.
August 9th – The group will participate in service projects at the Centre, working with guardians and some of the children. Lunch at the MCC. Details are being worked out on the service project. It might be painting, working the farm, building benches, etc. Dinner and lodging will be at Hunters Lodge.
August 10th – The group will travel by to Tsavo West Game Park, one of Kenya’s famed elephant game reserves – www.kws.go.ke/tsavo-west-national-park. A few of the children will accompany the safari group to the Game Park. Lunch at the Kilaguni Game Lodge – https://www.serenahotels.com/serenakilaguni. Dinner and lodging will again be at Hunters Lodge.
August 11th – The group travels to Soysambu Bobong Camp on the Laikipia Plateau. John and Amanda Perrett from Bobong Camp and their camels will be awaiting us with dinner and drinks. Camping in canvas tents with cots, linens provided.
August 12th – 15th The group will commence on a 4-day Camel Safari on the Laikipia Plateau (25-30 miles). You can either walk or ride a camel with great opportunities to see wildlife up close and personal.
August 15th – The group finishes up the Camel Safari and travels to Nakuru. Nakuru is the fourth largest city in Kenya and the capital of Nakuru County in Kenya and former capital of the Rift Valley Province. Lodging at the Hotel Cathay – www.hotelcathay.co.ke
August 16th – Early morning game drive in the Nakuru National Park, known for its rhinos, buffalos and flamingos – www.kws.go.ke/lake-nakuru-national-park. Travel back to Nairobi. Lodging back at the Boulevard Hotel.
August 17th – Participants are free to fly home.