Embark On A Wellness Safari Journey
Duration: 10 days
Welcome to Kenya, a land of stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and a rich culture. If you’re seeking a unique and transformative wellness experience, then a wellness safari in Kenya may just be what you need. Imagine immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the African savannah, while indulging in rejuvenating spa treatments, yoga sessions, and other wellness activities. This is what a wellness safari in Kenya is all about – a chance to reconnect with nature, revitalize your body and mind, and discover the true meaning of inner peace. So, pack your bags, leave behind the stress of modern life, and let us take you on a journey of self-discovery and wellness amidst the breathtaking beauty of Kenya’s wild landscapes.
“There is no WIFI on safari but you will find a better connection” – Unknown
- From tracking elusive wildlife to providing in-depth knowledge of the local flora and fauna, our skilled guides will take you on a journey of discovery, immersing you in the sights, sounds, and stories of the African bush.
- Experience wellness tourism in Kenya, by balancing adventure and relaxation in equal measure.
- Learn about conservation and immerse yourself in culture at the Giraffe Centre, Sheldrick’s Wildlife Trust, and the Karen Blixen Museum in Nairobi.
- Connect with nature and community by visiting a Maasai village.
- Enjoy a luxurious safari experience at Finch Hattons, where you can connect with the natural world through yoga and meditation sessions in Tsavo National Park.
- Indulge in relaxation and tranquility at the serene beaches of Diani, surrounded by crystal-clear waters and lush vegetation.
- Rejuvenate and unwind at Kinondo Kwetu, a luxury wellness retreat located on a secluded beach, offering a range of activities and treatments, including spa treatments using natural and organic products.
- Take a peaceful walk in Kaya Forest and immerse yourself in the lush natural beauty of Kenya.
Day 1 – Your Adventure Begins!
Today you begin your journey to Kenya by taking international flight to Nairobi.
Day 2-3 Your Wellness Journey Begins in Nairobi
Upon your arrival at JKIA airport, you will be warmly greeted at the aircraft by a representative from AOS who will escort you through Customs and Immigration, help collect your luggage and take you to House of Waine hotel, providing a personalized and hassle-free experience that will make you feel welcomed and well taken care of from the moment you arrive.
The following day, a great way to begin your wellness journey in Nairobi is by visiting the Giraffe Centre and the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. The Giraffe Centre is a sanctuary for endangered Rothschild’s giraffes, where you can get up close and personal with these majestic creatures and even feed them. The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, on the other hand, is a conservation organization that focuses on the rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants and rhinos. By visiting these centers, you will learn about the efforts being made to protect these animals and their natural habitats, while also experiencing the joy of being in their presence. These experiences can be a powerful reminder of the interconnectedness between humans and the natural world, and will set the tone for a life-changing wellness journey in Kenya.
Take a break at the Tamarind Restaurant for a delicious lunch, overlooking the beautiful Nairobi River. This renowned restaurant is famous for its exquisite cuisine and impeccable service, making it a must-visit destination for foodies and travellers alike. Visit the Karen Blixen Museum, where you will learn about the fascinating history and culture of Kenya, as well as the life of the famous Danish author who wrote “Out of Africa.” Return for dinner and relaxation at the hotel.
Day 4-6 Reconnect with Nature and Yourself at Finch Hattons
Experiencing wildlife while on a wellness journey can have a profound effect on your mind and body. At Finch Hattons, the safari drives and guided nature walks offer a chance to connect with the natural world and gain a deeper appreciation for the beauty and diversity of life on earth. Being in the presence of majestic animals such as elephants, lions, and giraffes can be awe-inspiring, and can inspire a sense of wonder and gratitude.
In addition to the safari experiences, Finch Hattons offers a range of wellness activities to help you relax and unwind. The spa treatments, for instance, are designed to promote relaxation, detoxification, and rejuvenation, using natural and organic products. You can indulge in massages, facials, and body treatments, all while listening to the sounds of nature and breathing in the fresh African air.
The yoga and meditation sessions, held in the open-air yoga deck, provide an opportunity to quiet the mind and connect with your inner self. The sessions are led by experienced instructors and can be tailored to your individual needs and skill level. Practicing yoga and meditation in the midst of the African wilderness can be a deeply transformative experience, helping to reduce stress, improve focus and concentration, and promote overall wellbeing.
Visiting a Maasai village is a unique way to experience the culture and traditions of the Maasai people, while gaining insight into the importance of community and connection to nature. By participating in traditional dances, learning about their way of life, and spending time in nature, you can cultivate a deeper appreciation for balance and harmony in everyday life. This can have a profound effect on your mental and physical wellbeing, helping to reduce stress and improve overall health.
Finally, the healthy and delicious meals at Finch Hattons are made from locally-sourced ingredients and are designed to nourish the body and support optimal health. The chefs use traditional African flavours and spices to create dishes that are not only delicious but also nutritious, with an emphasis on fresh vegetables, fruits, and lean proteins.
Three days at Finch Hattons can be a life-changing experience, offering a chance to disconnect from the stresses of everyday life and reconnect with your inner self. The majestic African wilderness, with its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife, provides the perfect backdrop for this transformative journey. By the end of your stay, you will find yourself feeling more centered, focused, and inspired, with a renewed sense of purpose and vitality.
Tsavo National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Kenya, covering over 21,000 square kilometers of breathtaking wilderness. The park is divided into two sections, Tsavo East and Tsavo West, each offering a unique blend of stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and fascinating cultural experiences. From towering mountains and winding rivers to vast savannahs and dense forests, Tsavo National Park is a wonderland of natural beauty, home to an incredible array of iconic African wildlife.
Elephants are one of the most famous inhabitants of Tsavo National Park, with over 12,000 individuals making their home within the park’s boundaries. Lions, leopards, and cheetahs are also commonly seen, along with other large predators such as hyenas and wild dogs. The park is also home to a variety of grazers and browsers, including giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, and impalas. If you’re lucky, you may even spot the rare Grevy’s zebra or the elusive African wildcat.
Day 7-9 Rejuvenate at Kinondo Kwetu
Today you will leave for Kinondo Kwetu, your home for the next three days. Kinondo Kwetu is a luxury wellness retreat located on the coast of Kenya, offering a range of activities and treatments designed to promote relaxation, rejuvenation, and self-discovery. The resort is situated on a secluded beach, surrounded by lush tropical gardens and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, providing the perfect backdrop for a wellness escape.
At Kinondo Kwetu, you can indulge in a variety of wellness activities, including yoga and meditation, massage and spa treatments, and outdoor adventures such as horseback riding, kayaking, and snorkeling and not to mention a nature walk at the sacred Kaya Forest. We will customize your stay to your individual needs, incorporating elements such as healthy meals, fitness classes, and mindfulness practices.
The spa treatments at Kinondo Kwetu are designed to promote relaxation, detoxification, and rejuvenation, using natural and organic products. The skilled therapists offer a range of treatments, from traditional massages and facials to more specialized therapies such as reflexology and aromatherapy. The treatments can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own room or in one of the resort’s open-air treatment pavilions, surrounded by the sounds of nature and the gentle sea breeze.
The yoga and meditation sessions at Kinondo Kwetu are led by experienced instructors and can be tailored to your individual needs and skill level. The sessions are held in the resort’s open-air yoga deck, overlooking the ocean, and provide a serene and peaceful atmosphere for your practice. Practicing yoga and meditation in this tranquil setting can help to reduce stress, improve focus and concentration, and promote overall wellbeing.
Diani Beach is a picturesque tropical paradise located on the south coast of Kenya, known for its stunning white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. The beach is surrounded by lush vegetation, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a tranquil and secluded getaway. With its warm climate, beautiful scenery, and abundance of water activities, including snorkeling, diving, and kite surfing, Diani Beach is a popular destination for tourists from all around the world.
Day 10 – Return to Nairobi: Kwa Heri Kenya
As your time in Kenya comes to an end, you’ll begin your journey back to Nairobi, where you’ll have a day room at the historic and luxurious Fairmont Norfolk hotel. After just a short flight from Ukunda Air Strip, you’ll be greeted with warm hospitality, comfortable accommodations, and all the amenities you need to relax and rejuvenate before your flight home. Whether you want to take a dip in the pool, indulge in a spa treatment, or savour a delicious meal at one of the hotel’s restaurants, you’ll find everything you need to unwind and reflect on the incredible experiences you’ve had during your wellness safari. In the evening, you will be transferred to JKIA for a flight back to your home country, rejuvenated and inspired to return to your everyday life with new energy.
- Immersive wellness safari experience with the attentive and knowledgeable services of an experienced English-speaking safari guide.
- Lavish accommodations and exquisite meals, including unforgettable experiences of breakfast in the savannah and bush dinner while at Finch Hattons.
- Regional wine and beer served during your mealtimes, while your vehicles are stocked with refreshing soft drinks and bottled water to keep you hydrated during your safari adventure.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi at all camps and lodges.
- All domestic flights and ground transportation, providing you with comfortable and convenient transfers between destinations and ensuring a seamless and stress-free journey.
- Seamless airport transfers, as well as all game park, national park, and conservancy fees, allowing you to simply relax and revel in the unforgettable experiences that await you on your journey.
- Extensive safety protocols perfected by over 25 years of on-the-ground expertise.
- Cultural journey and a visit to a Maasai village.
- Daily yoga and meditation in the most serene places on earth.
- Nature walk in Kaya forest, a peaceful and rejuvenating experience as you immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the lush forest.
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