10 Days Ukelele Musical Safari

Safari Code: SWM002
Safari Duration (Days): 4
Price (USD): 1670
Custom Tags: Holiday Extension
Imagine yourself sitting by a campfire at the end of an unforgettable day of experiences, surrounded by the breathtaking views of the African Savannah.

Right then and there, you take your musical instruments out and begin composing and playing music inspired by the events of your day.

Brief Itinerary

Day
Place
Highlights
Hotel
1
Arrival in Nairobi
Arrival in Nairobi, you will be transfered to your Hotel
Tamarind Tree Hotel
2
Nairobi - Maasai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast, we proceed to the famous Maasai Mara National reserve.
Mara Bush Camp
3 & 4
Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Scheduled game drives, and later afternoon gather by the camp fire to write songs
Mara Bush Camp
5
Masai Mara National Reserve – Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary
After Lunch depart for the Lumo Conservancy
Lions Bluff Lodge
6
Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary
Game drives and later afternoon gather by the fire to sing and dance
Lions Bluff Lodge
7
Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary – Chale Island
After breakfast and a game drive on-route, embark on a scenic road trip to Chale Island
The Sands at Chale Island
8 & 9
Chale Island
Time to fully relax and enjoy sandy beaches.
The Sands at Chale Island
10
Chale Island - Nairobi
After breakfast, for those departing from Nairobi, embark by Safarilink
N/A

Other Information

  • 01 night on bed and breakfast at Tamarind Tree Hotel – Nairobi in twin rooms.
  • Dinner at Carnivore Restaurant on the first night in Nairobi (beverage not included)
  • 03 nights on full board at Mara Bush Camp – Masai Mara Reserve sharing in twin rooms (selected drinks included).
  • 02 nights full board at Lions Bluff Lodge – Lumo Conservancy sharing in twin rooms, with game drives, 1 night game drive, all meals and drinks on the property (excluding champagne, private cellar wines and premium brand spirits), teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, picnic meals, sundowner, laundry, Airstrip transfers.
  • Flight from Masai Mara to Ikanga Airstrip on Mombasa Air Safari with 15 kilos baggage allowance
  • Exclusive use of TWO custom made Landcruiser with pop up roof in Kenya, from Nairobi –  Masai Mara and from Lumo Conservancy to Chale Island.
  • Experienced, English speaking driver/ guides, conversant with the areas
  • Ukulele workshops with international ukulele teacher and Kala Ambassador Boris Mogilevski
  • English/Italian speaker tour leader
  • Transfers in Nairobi or arrival.
  • Park entrance fees at all the National Park & Reserves
  • Mineral water in the safari vehicle during the safari, eco-steel water bottles provided.
  • 2 free online workshops with Boris Mogilevski, each workshop will be 5 classes (after the safari)
  • 1 prerecorded video lesson from vocal coach Natalie Lukkenaer
  • Musical Safari diary video (will be sent to you after the safari)
  • COAST EXTENSION 
  • 03 nights on full board (drinks not included) at The Sands at Chale Island – Chale Island  sharing in a twin room
  • Transfers from the hotel to the airport in Diani
  • Flight from Diani Beach to Wilson Airport on Safarilink with 15 kilos baggage allowance
  • Transfer in Nairobi on return.
  • International flights.
  • Items of personal nature i.e. beverages, laundry, telephone, souvenirs etc.
  • Travel / medical / cancellation insurance.
  • Tips / gratuities for driver / guide and Lodge / Camp staff
  • Additional activities on safari i.e. extra sundowners, guided walks, village visits, balloon safari, beach activities, etc. other than mentioned.
  • Extra cost incurred if change in itinerary.
  • Excursions in Nairobi such as Sheldrick Elephant TrustBomas of Kenya and Giraffe. Centre (time permitting and paid separately) – Nairobi.
  • Everything not mentioned under “included”
Rinu Kalsi
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Key

BB:
Bed & Breakfast
Half Board:
2 Meals per day (Breakfast / Dinner)
Full Board:
3 Meals per day (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Eco-status:
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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival In Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be transferred to  Tamarind Tree Hotel.

Accommodation

Meal Plan: Full Board

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Day 2

Nairobi - Masai Mara National Reserve (Approximately 6 Hours’ drive)

After breakfast we proceed on a 6 hour road trip from to Maasai Mara, sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Ukulele Jam on route. We will travel in 2 vehicles, one with Michela and one with Boris.

Arrive in time for lunch. The drives are usually arranged early in the morning and late in the evening to capture the animals at their busiest. Late afternoon, first ukulele workshop at the fireplace!

On the road to Masai Mara we will let nature do its thing and inspire us with beautiful sceneries. During the 6 hours road trip we will jam on our ukuleles, sing songs and have a good time! 
Overnight at Mara Bush Camp on full board.

Accommodation

Meal Plan: Full Board

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Day 3 & 4

Masai Mara National Reserve

During the stay in Masai Mara we will see lots of animals and every late afternoon we will gather by the campfire and write songs inspired by the experiences we had and the things we saw on that day and dance! 

Accommodation

Meal Plan: Full Board

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Day 5

Masai Mara National Reserve – Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary

After Lunch depart for the Lumo Conservancy on a domestic flight at 1400 hours to arrive at 1500 hours. Lions Bluff Lodge is suspended above an ancient elephant migratory corridor, with stunning panoramic views extending across the Lumo Community Sanctuary and the Tsavo eco-system. All rooms and guest areas, take advantage of the incredible vista stretching over the grass plains and the surrounding landscapes that include Mt Kilimanjaro, the smoke-grey peaks of the Pare Mountains, Taita hills/Chyulu hills on the right and Mkomazi/Usambara mountains on left.  The conservancy is rich in history too, a great deal of the World War 1 war fought, won and lost by the European superpowers and their allies in their backyard. With plenty to do and see, there is no room for boredom in the conservancy.
Your next few days are spent relaxing and going on extended game drives. Activities included in your stay are day game drives, 1 night game drive and 1 sundowner

Accommodation

Meal Plan: Full Board

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Day 6

Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary

Every day we will have lots of fun learning ukulele songs, playing body percussion, musical games, and composing ukulele songs together! 

Accommodation

Meal Plan: Full Board

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Day 7

Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary – Chale Island

After breakfast and a game drive on-route, embark on a scenic road trip to Chale Island, with packed lunches. Here your beach relaxation begins. The rest of the days at the beach are spent at leisure. You can choose from various activities offered through the hotel, or just relax by the pool and beach. Overnight at the The Sands at Chale Island on full board.

Time to fully relax! The experience of the sandy beaches and blue waters of the Chale Island can only be sweeter with some music on the side! We will be sitting on the beach during sunset and learning traditional African and Kenyan rhythms playing ukulele songs and composing our musical diary together! 

Meal Plan: Full Board

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Day 8 & 9

Chale Island

Time to fully relax! The experience of the sandy beaches and blue waters of the Chale Island can only be sweeter with some music on the side! We will be sitting on the beach during sunset and learning traditional African and Kenyan rhythms playing ukulele songs and composing our musical diary together

Meal Plan: Full Board

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Day 10

Chale Island - Nairobi

After breakfast, for those departing from Nairobi, embark by Safarilink. Departure is at 1530 hours to arrive Wilson Airport at 1710 hours. Transfer to your hotel (accommodation booked on your own arrangement) or JKI Airport. 

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