Vibrant cities bursting with life, a pride of lions stalking the grassy plains, the snow‐capped peak of Mt Kilimanjaro looming in the distance – Kenya is a photographer’s dream come true. From the bustling streets and markets of Kisumu to the wilds of the vast Maasai Mara National Reserve, this package will showcase the beauty, the history, and the culture of Kenya like never before.
Experience Kenya’s magic, mystery, and excitement on this 10-day package visiting Nairobi, Kisumu, Maasai Mara National Reserve, and beyond. Go in search of lions, elephants, buffalo, and more on up to three game drives within the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Participate in numerous activities at the Young Generation Centre where One Vibe Africa is based, including educational, musical, and cultural experiences and share ideas with a community of knowledge seekers. This once‐in‐a‐lifetime Kenyan adventure includes, 9 nights in hotels, boutique lodges, tented camps, English‐speaking tour leader and guides, meals, and more.
Welcome to Nairobi.
Upon arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodation.
Overnight: Furnished apartment, Nairobi
Breakfast : served by 6:00am
Depart Nairobi by 7:00am
7:30am – Delegation heads out
Brief stop: The Great Rift Valley Viewpoint
Lunch : Kikopey Nyama Choma Centre
2:30pm Team heads out to the next stop – Kericho
3:00pm Team continues to the final destination, Kisumu.
6:00pm Arrival – Kisumu
7:30 Dinner at Dunga Hill Camp
8:00am – Breakfast at One Vibe Africa
9:00am – Introduction, tour of One Vibe Africa and networking with the team and youths at One Vibe
1:00pm – Lunch at One Vibe Africa
2:30pm – Creative strategy meetings with the teams at One Vibe Africa on the 2-day engagement schedule/program at the facility including Miti Ni Dawa
6:00pm – Dinner
8:00 am: Breakfast at One Vibe Africa Hub
9:00 am: Activities at One Vibe Africa (i.e mentorship and leadership program that will include; Music production, filming and photography, climate change, personal development, music, poetry, mental health)
1:00 pm: Lunch at One Vibe Africa
2:30 pm: The collective continue with activities
6:00 pm: Dinner at Highway (Tummies)
8:30am Breakfast at One Vibe Africa
9:00am Conclusion of the 2-day program
11:00am Photo sessions, performances (screening – Madaraka the Documentary, Madaraka Festival 2022 CNN Feature, speeches, music, spoken word poetry, art exhibition, thank you note, networking
4:00 pm Lunch/Dinner
10:00 am Breakfast
12:00 Noon Team visits Kisumu’s main Market – Kibuye
1:00 Lunch at Dunga Beach
3:00 Dunga Boardwalk
4:30 Visit Arts Market – Maasai Market
6:00 pm Dinner at Kiboko Bay
8:00 am Breakfast at One Vibe Africa
10:00am Team continues with the program from the previous day
12:00 Noon Visit Equator Sign
12:45 pm Team heads to Kit Mikayi
3:00 pm Ciala Resort for lunch
5:00 pm Dinner at Chulaimbo
Simon’s family home
Kisumu – Maasai Mara National Reserve
Team leaves Kisumu at 6:00 am
Breakfast : Packed
3:00pm Team arrives Maasai Mara
Afternoon game drive
Accommodation : Luxury tents within the park.
Maasai Mara National Reserve
6:30am Game Drive
Lunch will be packed. Picnic at the park.
2:00pm Visit Maasai village within the park
6:30 am Breakfast
Morning game drive
Lunch – packed
Team heads to Nairobi (JKIA to go back ‘home’)
8:00 pm Team leaves Nairobi for Seattle, Washington
After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. The Passenger Information Form must be completed within 72 hours of purchase.
Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.
On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information.
Please Note: all additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant (unless otherwise stated).
Travel offer is valid for one person based on twin share.
Arrive early in Nairobi, Kenya
$200 per person (subject to availability)
‐ This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers. ‐ No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued.
‐ Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.
Stay behind in Mombasa, Kenya
$200 per person (subject to availability)
‐ This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers.
‐ No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued. ‐ Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.
Twin share: $450 per person one way Solo Traveller: $700 one way Locations:
‐ Abu Dhabi
‐ 2 nights in 4 star accommodation ‐ Daily breakfast
‐ Return airport transfers
Full Service Airline(s) Used
Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airways, Turkish Airlines, South African Airlines, Virgin Australia, Emirates plus any codeshare partners (subject to availability).
Flight Class Upgrades
Please Note: Upgrades are subject to request only. Availability and pricing will be confirmed once your Passenger Information Form is returned to NRMA.
FREQUENT FLYER POINTS
Frequent Flyer memberships cannot be used to determine airline choice. Frequent Flyer points cannot be used to upgrade your flights with TripADeal. If Frequent Flyer memberships are applicable for your flights, it is your responsibility to lodge your Frequent Flyer membership number directly with the airline at the time of check‐in or by contacting the airline directly. TripADeal is not responsible for processing or recording your Frequent Flyer membership details.
Please note: extra nights are subject to availability until the time of booking. Airport transfers are not included if you wish to arrive early or stay behind.
Maximum Room Capacity
3 people (subject to availability).
‐ No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents.
‐ Valid for children 7 years old and over.
Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed.
No discounts apply for 3rd person travelling. Full price applies (subject to availability).
2 x single or 1 x queen/king (subject to availability).
Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms
Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.
Minimum group size 4, maximum group size 7 per vehicle.
Optional Tours / Activities
Day 4: Maasai Mara Balloon Safari ‐ $385 USD (approx. $497 AUD)
‐ prices are based on per person, are subject to availability, time permitting and weather conditions, and are payable direct to the tour operator in the currency specified.
‐ Some tours require minimum numbers to operate.
Please Note: A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised.
CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
Kisumu, Kenya is situated on the equator, leading to a hot and humid year-round climate and little annual rainfall of approximately 1,200 mm.
Kisumu’s average temperature is 83 degrees Fahrenheit. Peak temperatures reach into the high 80s and 90s, with low temperatures dropping into the 60s.
TOUR GUIDE VS. TOUR LEADER
Often locals with intimate knowledge of an area, its culture, and history. Their role entails providing commentary, routing the tour, and seeing that people have a good time. They are a licensed, qualified expert who supplies specific information on history, art, architecture and culture of the city/village/attraction in which he or she is guiding the tour. The guide meets the group at the required place and leaves the group at the end of the tour, they do not travel with the group.
An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides in each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village, and offer information on the place visited on the bus, however they are not required to have specific knowledge on art, architecture, or history. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and if caught doing so, can be fined.
Please note: Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured.
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and off‐loading of luggage from the coach.
Gratuities (tips) are not included in the tour price for services of the tour leader (when available) and driver throughout the tour. The recommended tip for the tour leader and driver is $10 USD per person per day, which will be collected whilst on tour.
This is by choice except for tour/safari guide.
We can organize special cases (like disability) tours. One should reach out to us to plan an itinerary.
Please note: a basic level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
A tourist visa is a strict requirement when travelling to Kenya and need to be done well in advance of travel. It can take up to 14 days to receive from the day you apply and sometimes there are issues. Do not wait! Upon signing up for the One Vibe Experience you will be given detailed instructions on how to apply.
The current price is $51 USD for a single entry visa but is subject to change at short notice.
Find more information here http://evisa.go.ke/evisa‐types.html
Important: Please start arranging your visa at least 3 weeks prior to departure to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours.
We are proud to offer a range of travel insurance products ‐ please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.
This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.
∙ 1st Change ‐ $100.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
∙ 2nd Change ‐ $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
∙ Subsequent changes ‐ $250.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
∙ Changes within 30 days of departure $350.00 person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
∙ Changes within 14 days of departure $500.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
Name Changes Due To Passenger Error
∙ If the incorrect name has been advised to NRMA, charges of $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider will apply.