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Encountering Kenya: A Unique Safari

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Program #9899RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara evoke images of rolling grasslands dotted with wildebeest and zebra. Herds of elephant create a moving dust storm in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro and a pink speckled lake is home to tens of thousands of flamingo. Join us to understand how the delicate balance between nature and man is being played out in the land of the African safari.


Highlights

• Learn from park rangers about black rhinos at Lake Nakuru National Park.
• Search for the “Big Five” — lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino — in the Masai Mara.
• Examine Africa’s largest elephant herds at Amboseli, Kenya’s oldest national park.

Program Notes

Please refer to the day to day itinerary on the Road Scholar website or contact the provider if you plan on booking your own flights for correct arrival and departure dates. Group size limited to 18. Three internal flights to reduce travel time.

Activity Notes

Long rides on paved roads in pop-up-top safari minivans are offset by flying one leg to or from the game parks. Game drives in the parks will be on unpaved roads that can be dusty and bumpy.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Nairobi, 2 nights; safari van to Amboseli National Park, 3 nights; flight and safari van to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, 2 nights; safari vehicle to Lake Nakuru, 2 nights; safari vehicle and flight to Masai Mara/Olare Orok Conservancy, 3 nights; flight to Nairobi for departure

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12 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 11 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
2 Flights during the program

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