and pick up from the Jomo
Kenyatta International Airport, in
Nairobi, Kenya and transfer to host family home
2: Morning: registration and start of orientation.
About 4 hours
lecture at the home of your host. Topics covered during orientation
lecture will include East African culture, history, customs, politics,
geography, and necessary health precautions, and various other topics,
such as the diversity of Kenyan life.
Afternoon is free for exploring rural Kenyan life and getting to know
your host family.
3: Volunteers leave for
project early in the morning after breakfast.
Introductions held with project staff, and the host family.
3-8: Volunteer or internship work. Volunteers are free to explore the
areas in their free time.
End volunteer work. Farewell to the project and evaluation of the
10-13: Wilderness Kenya Safari: (4 Days)
about 9 days of work, its time to have fun -
overseas volunteers and Africa interns on this program visit the world
Mara game reserve and Lake Nakuru national park, a special
internationally protected bird and white rhino sanctuary.
Maasai Mara: Depart Nairobi
in the morning. Have Picnic lunch en route
to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Spend the afternoon and the next day on
game drives in Maasai Mara. This Great Rift Valley reserve is home to
thousands of wild animals including rhino, buffalo, impala, waterbuck,
lion, elephant, giraffe, Africa Buffalo, zebra, cheetah and leopard. It
is also seasonal home to thousands of wildebeests that spend about half
of the year here and the other half in neighboring Tanzania's Serengeti
Park in Tanzania. Dinner and overnight at the campsite
Maasai Mara/Nakuru: Morning
game drives in Maasai Mara Leave
Maasai Mara proceed to Lake Nakuru. Dinner and overnight in a simple
Nakuru - Nairobi: After
breakfast proceed for a game drive in
this pristine national park with 450 bird species including the lesser
and greater flamingo, more than 56 animal species including elephant,
leopard, cheetah, rhino, hippo, lion, buffalo, Hyena, fox, waterbuck,
impala, jackal etc and various species of bats. The park has about 550
species of plants and several animal viewpoints.
for Nairobi after game
drive arriving Nairobi in the afternoon.
Program and Kenya safari evaluation.
14: End of Adventure Program. Departure
those staying for 2
weeks. Those staying longer return to host project placement.
Weekends are Free for volunteers to explore Kenyan life.
Africa Volunteers can visit the city of Nairobi and explore such places
Nairobi National Park about 7 km from the city center or Naivasha with
a fresh water lake, and Hells-gate game reserve.
Volunteers seek the advise of host family and program coordinator.