Maasai Boy Herder
Making Beaded Item
from 1.740 USD
01.01. - 31.12.2023
Day 01 Il NGWESI
Flight from Nairobi to Lewa. Transfer to Il Ngwesi with a game drive en-route. Arrive for lunch and an Afternoon game drive with Sundowner..
Il Ngwesi is a Maasai community in Laikipia, Kenya. The community set aside 80% of its land as a conservancy and built the first community run lodge in Kenya. The area is now a wildlife paradise including elephants and rare African wild dogs and of species only found in the north like Grevy´s Zebra and Reticulated Giraffe. Also more than 400 species of birds can be found here.
Day 02 - 03 Il Ngwesi
The lodge offers a wonderful opportunity to engage with the Maasai community. In six secluded bandas beautiful made using natural materials you will have a uninterrupted panorama view provided by the open sided design. Two rooms have a star bed.
A highlight of your stay at Il Ngwesi is the bush walk. Walking with the Maasai guides, the stories on the tracks and trails unfold around you as you learn to spot the different calls and habitats of the birds and animals. As you walk, you will hear the ancient tales as told by the Maasai people to explain the world around you. For the more adventurous take a day hike up the Marori Hills for superb views across northern Kenya and a picnic lunch along the way. A safari game drive in the company of extremely knowledgeable Maasai guides away from the tourist crowds and in some of Kenya´s most spectacular Scenery is a great experience. All the large game animals are here along with some rare species. Visit the nearby village to learn about the Maasai culture. They can arrange for you a traditional goat supper. See also how the lodge is helping the community to develop by visiting local project, schools, clinics, gardens and beadwork groups. Join a bead workshop. or Ride a Camel
Day 04 Departure
Return to Lewa by road in time for your return flight to Nairobi
Overnight stay and meals according to the itinerary.
above mentioned acitivies
English speaking tour guide
All taxes and duties.
All airport transfers.
24 hours stand by service for your questions.
Visa fees and travel insurance.
surcharges at Easter, Christmas and New Year.
Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.