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Welcome to Maono Safaris Tours and travel world of educational travel. Whether you're an educator looking to enhance your classroom curriculum or a student who wants to learn more about the subjects you're studying in school, Maono Safaris Tours and Travel can provide you with incredible opportunities to explore the world and discover new countries, customs and cultures through our exciting international travel programs.
Exploring other countries is an amazing way to broaden students’ perspectives of the differences and similarities that exist between cultures. We see time and time again how travel abroad profoundly impacts a student’s life by expanding their horizons and changing the way they see the world. These experiences set students on a path to greater success in our global economy.

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Whether you want to bring history alive or your music to new audiences, Educational Tours by Maono Safaris Tours and Travel, will help you meet your goal and be with you every step of the way. We will suggest our best tips for discovering all your destination has to offer and what makes it extraordinary. We will welcome local guides to share the background of a city or town and to enhance sightseeing and tours.

If you plan to travel with a student performance group, take advantage of all the exceptional performance venues available. We will help schedule shows at schools to share a musical exchange or arrange a private master class through a local University or college. Young musicians can have the opportunity to perform and share their love for music in another part of the world to captive audiences of all ages.

If you have considered the opportunity of taking a group on an International tour, we whole-heartedly encourage you to contact us to find out how to make it a reality. We will support you as your student group is challenged to reevaluate their own values and cultural norms. And when you all return, you’ll bring a widened perspective of the world around you, and a greater appreciation for home.

Whether traveling to Africa, Europe, Asia, America or any other destination across the globe, we will ensure that your adventure is filled with unique cultures, strong traditions, enchanting music, delicious foods, beautiful sightseeing, fascinating people, different languages and memories that will last a lifetime.
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EASTERN RIFT VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TOUR -As international air travel has become easier and cheaper, the opportunities for educational and cultural exchanges and learning experiences have expanded.

 

Increasing numbers of lecturers and teachers are scanning the world for destinations that will enhance course content, bring to life subject material, provide practical, living examples of lecture room models and ensure that students and teachers alike return home with experiences of a life time.

 

Kenya, a land of magnificent natural and human contrasts, offers an unsurpassed educational and cultural destination.

 

From Common Entrance at Prep School level through to University degree students, Kenya is the perfect location for a field study trip.

 

Whether it is geography, environmental studies, geology, conservation, health and social care or art, Kenya is the ideal location for a field trip

 


Highlights:With Detailed information of Great Rift Valley formation and lakes, Volcanic activities, Hiking skills, Study of Human kind evolution, plant and animals, learn about conservation and environmental issues ,Animal caring, feeding and insect rearing with selected fine accommodation and quality food.

 

This safari is ideally tailor made with knowledge of students sensitivity ,handling with care and above all with educational background of what they learn at school from geography, history, environment, conservation,culture and wildlife

 

Day 1Nairobi
Arrive Nairobi airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon relaxation then at the hotel with optional swimming and stroll at hotel compound. Evening briefing to students about the safari then depart for dinner at one of the restaurants in Nairobi. Overnight at Methodist Guest housel.

Day 2Nakuru
After breakfast drive to Nakuru with a stop over at The Great Rift Valley view point. Arrive at Nakuru in time for lunch. After Lunch afternoon Swimming or relax and evening game drive to this shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world's greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable number of animals to be encountered, such as many large game animals such as zebras, elephants and gazelles, this is one of our best chances of seeing rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Students will be told about the Rift Valley lakes, birds and the Rhino Sanctuary. Here is one of the few places where we can see Rothschild's giraffes. Overnight at Lake Nakuru hotel or similar Lake Nakuru is in the national park where there is 24 hour security

 

Day 3;.Lake Bogoria
After a Morning early game drive get back to hotel for breakfast then depart for to Lake Bogoria. Arriving in Time for Lunch. After Lunch drive to Lake Bogoria Park for with the spectacular scenery of stunning bird life, hippos and crocodiles. There is considerable geothermal activity with hot springs and geysers around the shoreline of Lake Bogoria. Occasionally, huge numbers of flamingos come to feed here, adding to the already famous bird life in the area, also a very good chance of photographing the unusually tame greater kudu. Dinner and Overnight at Lake Bogoria Lodge.

 Lake Bogoria Flamingos & Hot Springs By Maono SafarisLake Bogoria Flamingos & Hot Springs By Maono Safaris

Day 4: Bogoria-Naivasha:
After Breakfast Watch a Movie "GATES OF HELL". This movie is in relation to Lake Bogoria Ecosystem and biodiversity within the park…Up date Class Sessions then Swimming at Spa pool (Natural Warm water through out day and night).After Lunch Depart for Naivasha and Overnight at Lake Naivasha hotel or similar

 

Day 5:Hells Gate and Elsmere Field centre
After enroute morning game drive at lake Nakuru park drive to Naivasha Country club. Arriving at Lunch Time. After Lunch Drive to Hells gate park, the only walking park in Kenya, with great and diversified flora and fauna, hot springs and gorges and the amazing Fischer's tower. Lunch at Lake Naivasha county Club. Afternoon to Elsmere, Former home of the late Joy Adamson and his husband who became world famous for their pioneering conservation and relationship with the lioness Elsa as seen in the film" BORN FREE". A visit reveals many of Joy's paintings, which still decorate the house. A guided tour and film are shown Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club..

 

Day 6.Longonot climb.+ Boat Ride
Leave for 4 hours Mt Longonot hike through the Great Rift Valley with
learning in hiking skills, volcanically activities of the amazing active
mountain. At the top it rewards with Great Sceneries of lake Naivasha and elementaita .return to Lake Naivasha Lodge for Lunch. Afternoon Swimming and Boat Riding at lake Naivasha to see crescent Island and Hippo Family. Update class sessions with students. Dinner and Overnight at lake Naivasha hotel

 

Day 7:Crater lake Sanctuary - Nairobi 
After Breakfast depart for Crater Lake which offers an evocative step back in time - to a bygone era of elegance and romance, in a wilderness untouched by the modern world with a private game sanctuary at a homely environment. Crater Lake offers classic escapes including painting,astrology, as well as ornithological outings to what must be one of the most Beautiful small lakes in creation with a walk on the lake ,among rich bird life , animals and relaxation in the terrace. A guided tour to the sanctuary is offered . .
Transfer to Nairobi WITH STOP OVER and detailed information of the Great Rift Valley, arriving at Lunch time.Afternoon swimming and Visit to National Museum snake park and botanical garden .Dinner and Overnight at Methodist Guest House .

 

Day 7: Nairobi Sheldricks orhpahage + Girrafe center +Butterfly center

 

After Breakfast Morning visit to Sheldricks orhpahage(11-12pm) for baby elephants later visit the African butterfly center where rearing from maggots to fully grown insects is a process of interest a with emtrance tro Green house to see most world butteflies.Lunch at Karen restaurant with final class update in a quiet environment.After lunch depart for giraffe center to feed giraffes and and environmental talk about conservation.Evening Shopping and later go for a dinner

 

Day 8.National Museum+Shopping+outbound flight
After breakfast Leave for National museums and snake park where students se more of Kenya s past, bird species ,marine life and evolution of mankind. After early lunch and final session of notes comparing with students and teachers about the tour then depart for airport for outbound flight with more memories and educational material to take back home..

 

End of safari

 

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY
Moderate - sound basic fitness required

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KENYA EDUCATIONAL TOUR

 Mt Longonot Kenya By Maono SafarisMt Longonot Kenya By Maono Safaris

 

Day 1. Nairobi city tour with familiarization of its rich history, culture and art. Visit to Museum, snake park and botanical garden. Dinner and overnight at a Nairobi hotel

 

Day 2. Leave for 4 hours Mt longonot hike through the Great Rift Valley with learning in hiking skills, volcanical activities of the amazing active mountain. Later depart for Hells Gate the only walking park in Kenya, with great and diversified flora and fauna, hot springs and gorges and the amazing Fischer's tower. Dinner and overnight at Naivasha hotel.

 

Day 3. Full day visit the Elsmere field study center home of Joy Adamson and watch a movie of born free with a cup of coffee. Activities include bird watching, boating, fishing and a guided tour to the center.

 

Day 4. Morning visit to a flower farm and afternoon to Crater lake game sanctuary where you walk on the lake ,among rich bird life , animals and relaxation in the terrace. Dinner and overnight at Naivasha.

 

Day 5.Early morning leave for L. Nakuru national park and see the ornithological paradise and the rare white rhino. After lunch afternoon is spent on the legendary Menegai crater view. Dinner and overnight at Nakuru.

 

Day 6. Leave for Lake Elementaita for a walk around the lake, breathtaking views and nature walk arriving in Nairobi on late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Nairobi hotel.

 

Day 7. A visit to Sheldricks orhpahage where baby elephants are taken care of after lunch visit a children's home who are born HIV where you can feed ,play, carry the babies. You can carry with you any kind of donation to give. Dinner and overnight at Nairobi Hotel.

 

Day 8.Visit the African butterfly center where rearing from maggots to fully grown insects is a process of interest and later to an Ostrich farm where you learn the rearing, products and later for an ostrich fillet and ostrich race course. Dinner and overnight at Nairobi hotel.
Day 9.Leave Nairobi for the soda L.Magadi .Dinner and entertainment at carnivore. overnight at Nairobi hotel.

 

Day 10.Morning shopping, and group discussions and prepare for your flight back home.

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KENYA EDUCATION AND RECREATIONAL SAFARI

 

With Detailed information of Great Rift Valley formation and lakes, Volcanic activities, Hiking skills, Study of Human kind evolution, plant and animals, learn about conservation and environmental issues ,Animal caring, feeding and insect rearing with selected fine accommodation and quality food.

 

This safari is ideally tailor made with knowledge of students sensitivity ,handling with care and above all with educational background of what they learn at school from geography, history, environment, conservation,culture and wildlife

 

Day 1.Arrive Nairobi airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon relaxation then at the hotel with optional swimming and stroll at hotel compound. Evening briefing to students about the safari then depart for dinner at a resturant in NAirobi.Overnight at Methodist hotel.
DAY 2: NAIROBI / MASAI MARA
Drive in morning takes you to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the northern part of the Serengeti, one of Kenya's most favored game-viewing areas. The reserve covers 700 square miles of magnificent wilderness. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills. Afternoon game drive to see the sundowner as hoping to see Lions in large prides, Elephants, buffalos, zebras and numerous plain animals.Lunch at Narok town. Dinner and overnight at the Mara hippo lodge or similar

DAY 3: MASAI MARA
Full day at the Mara with a with a game drive from Sunrise and sundowner greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time where the soft red hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African savannah. Morning game viewing with a long drive to the Mara river where you will be able to view Hippos and Crocodiles.(return to lodge for lunch since children get hungry early) After lunch at the lodge, take an afternoon drive in the Masai Hills with optional activities for a dawn nature walk safari to experience the awakening of Africa in Masai land. Also optional is swimming at the lodge and playing.Children can bring own playing balls and games since mara hippo has a grass area children can have fun. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.A samm session with children to gather what they have learnt will be arraged. A masai culture lecture and dance to be shown during the dinner.

DAY 4: MASAI MARA -NAIVASHA
A last game run in the picturesque Maasai Mara in the morning through the Rift Valley drive to Lake NaIvasha hotel. Afternoon boat ride to crater island where children will walk on foot bbeside wild animals (harmless) accompanied by ranger.Crater island is in the middle of lake Naivasha and offers a lot to be learnt.Dinner and overnight at the Naivasha hotel. 

Boat Ride To Crescent Island By Maono Safaris.Boat Ride To Crescent Island By Maono Safaris.


Day 5:Hells Gate and Elsmere Field center
After breakfast leave for Hells gate park, the only walking park in Kenya, with great and diversified flora and fauna, hot springs and gorges and the amazing Fischer's tower. Brief lecture of geological formations will be given at the park.Lunch at Lake Naivasha county Club. Afternoon to Elsmere, Former home of the late Joy Adamson and his husband who became world famous for their pioneering conservation and relationship with the lioness Elsa as seen in the film" BORN FREE". A visit reveals many of Joy's paintings, which still decorate the house. A guided tour and film are shown Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club.

 

Day 6: NAIVASHA-BARINGO
After breakfast drive to Baringo arriving in time for lunch.. After Lunch drive to Lake Bogoria Park for with the spectacular scenery of stunning bird life, hippos and crocodiles. There is considerable geothermal activity with hot springs and geysers around the shoreline of Lake Bogoria. Occasionally, huge numbers of flamingos come to feed here, adding to the already famous bird life in the area, Students will learn about hot springs and geological formations and formation of rift valley. Return to hotel for lunch .After lunch children have optional activities of playing,(they can bring balls etc or swimming at the natural heated pool at the hotel. Evening comparing notes of the safari at the conference room. Dinner and Overnight at Lake Bogoria hotel.

 

DAY 7: BARINGO / NAKURU
After Breakfast Watch a Movie "GATES OF HELL". This movie is in relation to Lake Bogoria Ecosystem and biodiversity within the park…Up date Class Sessions then Swimming at Spa pool (Natural Warm water through out day and night).After Lunch Depart for Nakuru for dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge or similar Lake Nakuru is in the national park where there is 24 hour security. Evening entertainment of Kenya music and games will be arranged for the children.

 

Day 8 .Nakuru/Nairobi
After breakfast we have tour to this lake that offers one of the world's most spectacular wildlife sights, a brilliant pink flamingoes as far as the eye can see. When conditions are right, between one and two million lesser and greater flamingos feed around the shores of the shallow soda lake, together with tens of thousands of other birds.
The best place to view the birds is from Baboon Cliff where you will have a picnic lunch Looking out over the dazzling fringe of pink around the lake's shores. Here you will also see warthog, waterbuck and large numbers of impala. Other slightly shyer residents include buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, eland, lion, leopard and black rhino. It goes without saying that this is a bird watchers paradise. After game drive check out of hotel and take early lunch and leave for Nairobi airport for outbound flight.

 

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY
Moderate - sound basic fitness required

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EDUCATIONAL TOUR IN KENYA 

 David Sheldrick Elephant Ophanage By Maono SafarisDavid Sheldrick Elephant Ophanage By Maono Safaris

EDUCATIONAL TOUR 
The Kenya trip will include visits to many cultural and historical sites, immersion in African natural beauty, including visits to Masai Mara Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha ,childrens home , ostrich farm and flower farms .

 

DAY 1.National Museum,Sheldrick Orphanage,Butterfly Center ,Girrafe Center ,Karen BlixenFull day visit to elephant orphanage where you have the opportunity to see the feeding and care of baby elephants which are either orphaned or abandoned. After lunch drive to Butterfly Center where you will be taken to a guided tour to see butterfly rearing and different species of butterfly. A visit to Girrafe center where you have an opportunity to feed the giraffes from your own hands and later the Karen Blixen museum to learn about the achievements of Karen who lived for a short while in Kenya. Beakfast, Lunch & Dinner
At a Nairobi hotel .

 

DAY 2. Nairobi and its Suburbs
Visit one local university/college. Sit in classes, meet and get to know some Kenyan college students. A visit to a little village outside Nairobi or Visit the Nyumbani children's home for the orphaned and the Sick. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner at a Nairobi hotel.

 

Day 3:.Lake Magadi
Lake Magadi is located in the southern Kenya. This 104 sq km soda lake is completely surrounded by vast natural salt flats. These sweltering hot plains prevent animals from reaching the alkaline lake at its center. For this reason, thousands of flamingo descend on the lake each year to nest on elevated mud mounds at the lake's edge safe from any potential predators. Freshwater springs at the Lake's shore attract a host of other birds.
A journey to Magadi is like to enter another world. The baking salt plains stretch into horizons of shimmering heat haze, while the shallow lake heaves with the pink waves of nesting flamingo. The other worldly atmosphere is compounded by the intense heat and the isolation. A guided tour to Magadi Soda company one of the largest producer of Soda Ash in Africa is also conducted. ( Packed Lunch is served ). Drive back to Nairobi .Dinner and overnight at a Naiobi hotel.

 

Day 4. Ostrich Farm Kitengela.
A visit to Ostrich farm with a guided tour to the farm enables you to learn about Ostrich rearing from an egg to a fully grown Ostrich. Ostrich products are available for sale. 
A complimentary ostrich feather and sample of ostrich fillet are some of the most interesting things worth the visit but much fun to a bam booed swimming pool and ostrich racecourse. Dinner and overnight at Nairobi hotel. 
DAY 5.Naromoru -Mau Mau caves, Abantu Lodge,Kikuyu Culture
After breakfast we pass through coffee and pineapple plantations to the slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving at Lunchtime. Afternoon walk to exciting village tours, bird watching, forest studies, Kikuyu cultural folklore and close walk to Mau Mau historic caves, that help you visualize the struggle our freedom fighters went through. Dinner and overnight at the Abantu Lodge.
DAY 6 .Nanyuki-Sweet Waters -Baboon Sanctuary
After breakfast, pass the Equator where a proof demonstration of zero degrees latitude is performed and head to Sweetwater's Wildlife Sanctuary a beautiful private game reserve and home to rare species such as besia oryx, reticulated giraffe and black rhino. This very special 23,000 acre wildlife sanctuary was originally established to protect and breed highly-endangered Black Rhinos. In 1994 the Jane Goodall Institute established the Sweetwater's Chimpanzee Sanctuary within the game reserve and moved a large group of chimps here from the unstable situation in their native West Africa. A game drive reveals the full range of African wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and hippo. Visit up close with the wildlife orphanage and observe chimps at this Sanctuary. Late afternoon depart for Nakuru via Thompson's falls the beatifull waterfall and head to Nakuru arriving late in Evening. Overnight at Nakuru Hotel.

 

DAY 7.Baringo/Bogoria Day Trip
Take a day trip to both Lakes Baringo and Bogoria. You will have a one-hour boat ride with the spectacular scenery of stunning bird life, hippos and crocodiles. There is considerable geothermal activity with hot springs and geysers around the shoreline of Lake Bogoria. Occasionally, huge numbers of flamingos come to feed here, adding to the already famous bird life in the area, also a very good chance of photographing the unusually tame greater kudu. After the day trip dirve back to Nakuru. Dinner and Overnight at Nakuru hotel.

 

DAY 8 .Nakuru-Park Full Day Disposal.
After breakfast we have a day tour to this lake that offers one of the world's most spectacular wildlife sights, a brilliant pink flamingoes as far as the eye can see. When conditions are right, between one and two million lesser and greater flamingos feed around the shores of the shallow soda lake, together with tens of thousands of other birds.The best place to view the birds is from Baboon Cliff where you will have a picnic lunch Looking out over the dazzling fringe of pink around the lake's shores. Here you will also see warthog, waterbuck and large numbers of impala. Other slightly shyer residents include buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, eland, lion, leopard and black rhino. It goes without saying that this is a bird watchers paradise. Dinner and overnight at Nakuru hotel.
DAY 9.Naivasha-Elsemere + Crater Lake Sanctuary
Morning visit to Elsmere, Former home of the late Joy Adamson and his husband who became world famous for their pioneering conservation and relationship with the lioness Elsa as seen in the film" BORN FREE". A visit reveals many of Joy's paintings, which still decorate the house. A guided tour and film are shown. After lunch drive to Crater Lake which offers an evocative step back in time - to a bygone era of elegance and romance, in a wilderness untouched by the modern world with a private game sanctuary at a homely environment. Crater Lake offers classic escapes including painting, astrology,as well as ornithological outings to what must be one of the most Beautiful small lakes in creation. Dinner and overnight at a Naivasha hotel.
DAY 10.Hells Gate-Full Day Activities-Walks, Rock Climbing
This excursion offers a stunning variety of wildlife including Cheetah, Giraffe, Hyena, Buffalo, Jackal, Eland, Zebra, Topi, Hartebeests, Impala, Gazelle and much more. The bird life too is prolific. The Trail starts at Fishers Tower, the entranceway to Ol Njorowa Gorge. The backdrop to this tower is the dramatic cliff of columnar basalt, which forms the walls of the Gorge. This one-day trail follows the floor of the gorge, the walls climbing steeply on both sides. This two-hour walk through the gorges is fascinating where you wash your hands under a small waterfall to and sometimes you find the water too hot to handle. Its very soft, soapy feel to it and a rather unpleasant Sulphury smell. In the middle of the Park, near the entrance to the gorges, is the large volcanic plug called the Central Tower? It is permissible to climb this Tower if you are an accomplished climber and accompanied by our guide. Fischer's Tower a volcanic plug similar to the Central Tower is 25 meters high and named after a German explorer. Much fun in the wild. This is the only park in Kenya you can walk or cycle. A tour to Olkaria Geothermal power station will be conducted. Dinner at Naivasha lodge.

 

DAY 11.Naivasha Farms-Horticuluture Farms
A full day to the flower farms which are in the area with huge glasshouses stretch over many kilometres supply all of Europe with flowers and fresh vegetable, which are airlifted from Nairobi. A guided tour to the farms will be conducted. Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Lodge.
Day 12 Naivasha-Masai Mara
After breakfast drive to Masai Mara where the largest concentration of animals is found. Masai Mara the vast, open grasslands of the Serengeti-Mara are home to over 3million large mammals. An afternoon game drive in the Masai Mara you have a very good chance of seeing all the major Plains animals including lion,leopard, buffalo, elephant, rhino, hyena, cheetah, jackal, warthog and many species of antelopes. Overnight at the camp.
Day 13 MASAI MARA/Full Day
Full day game viewing in this game reserve which offers virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya with a game drive to the Mara River to observe hippos, crocodiles and other plain games including the black maned Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Elephants and many other herds. Picnic lunch across tree studded grasslands and rolling hills. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 14 MASAI MARA WALK
Early morning wildlife observations. Go on a walk into the Ngama Hills accompanied by armed rangers and Warden. After lunch at the camp, drive to a Manyatta. Spend the afternoon at the Manyatta where you learn about various Maasai cultural activities such as dances, weaponry, and also listen to stories on the family set-up, social stratification and taboos told by the locals. . Overnight at the camp.
Day 14. Masai Mara-Nairobi
After breakfast, leave camp for the last game drive on your return journey to Nairobi. Picnic lunch enroute and arrive Nairobi in the afternoon or early evening. Dinner and overnight at a Nairobi Hotel.
Day 15:Narobi
Nairobi Shopping and relax. Dinner or Lunch at the Carnivore restaurant. Transfer for you flight back home or safari extension to Kenya's coast.

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY

Moderate - sound basic fitness required

 

Guiding price of the above is 1480 USD per person

 

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