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19th - 28th October 2023 safari Kenya

Join us for a trip of a lifetime in one of the most spectacular countries in the world for a safari and see ancient animals in their natural habitats. 4 nights on Safari, 5 nights on the beach with yoga every day. A holiday you will never forget. 

19th October 2023

We are so excited to be able to offer you this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, our very first Safari with beach yoga holiday in Kenya.

If you are going to experience a safari holiday then Kenya is one of the best countries in Africa to see the Big 5, that is African buffalo, Lion, Leopard, rhino, elephant, as well as Cheetah and many more. Your adventure will start by arriving in Mombasa and then heading to Tsavo Game Park in the southeast corner of Kenya. Tsavo is Kenya’s largest game park and is split into Tsavo East and Tsavo West and the abundance of wildlife is breathtaking as well as the expansiveness of wilderness, it is truly awe-inspiring to witness.

You will start by staying at a tented camp in Tsavo East for 2 nights and you will experience a game drive each day, in fact, the arrival day is a game drive in itself to get to the camp because it is within the park itself. This area is flat and arid with lake lands and is well known for its red elephants because the herds bathe in the red mud. It is the oldest game park in Kenya. This camp has a watering hole where animals congregate to drink and bathe, it is an amazing experience to be able to sit and watch this whilst eating lunch or practising yoga.

You will then move to Tsavo West to a tented camp and spend 2 nights here enjoying a game drive each day in this expansive land. This area is more mountainous and greener with stunning sunsets and scenery as well as diverse wildlife. At this camp, you will also experience a bush walk with a Masai tribesman and if you want a massage there is a wellness spa.

Yoga will be once a day either morning or evening depending on the schedule and it will be an amazing experience to practice yoga in the surroundings of the savannah and plains with animals all around. Breathing in the earth of this sacred land you will feel a true connection with Africa.

Next, you will be transported to the beach! Diani beach will be your home for 5 nights, staying in a private beachfront colonial thatched bungalow with a swimming pool and spacious grounds overlooking the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and white sandy beach.

Here you can relax or if you want more adventure there is Shimba Hills to experience another game park or you can try any watersport; kite or windsurfing, SUP, kayaking or diving. One evening will be out at a restaurant in a cave with views of the stars and all other meals are included.

join us for an adventure of a lifetime. Are you in?

 

 

£3195

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DATES:
19th – 28th October 2023

Paying in instalments is possible please get in touch to find out more – [email protected]

Shared Twin/ Double Rooms – On all of our retreats, a twin or double room means two people sharing. If you book one space in a twin or triple room, you will be sharing with other guests.

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Marie Williams

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About the yoga

Yoga on your Safari and beach yoga holiday in Kenya:

For the Safari part of your yoga holiday, the yoga classes will be once a day and either in the morning or evening depending on the itinerary and when you will be out on game drives. Yoga will be guaranteed to be amongst nature with stunning sunsets and wildlife to observe whilst taking your down dog.

Yoga in the beach location will be under palm trees on the grounds with ocean views.

The morning yoga will be more dynamic to enliven the body and mind and stretch out from the previous game drive in the bush or beach day, with a warming flow. The evening yoga class will be slower and more restorative to create space to take in your surroundings and feel present to fully enjoy through every sense this wonderful yoga holiday experience in Kenya.

 

Highlights

  • An awe-inspiring once in a lifetime Safari experience

  • Stay in 'Out Of Africa' style tented camps situated in game parks with animals all around

  • See wildlife in its natural habitat and be blown away by this experience

  • Learn from a Masai warrior about natures bounty in the African bush

  • Private beachfront accommodation overlooking the Indian Ocean

  • Adventures that will create memories to last a lifetime!

About the food

To start, all meals are included in the price of this holiday except one evening out on the beach which will be at a restaurant in a cave with views up to the moon and stars.

At the game parks, the food is buffet style and has a choice of vegan or vegetarian but also a choice of meat if you are a meat eater.

On the beach, our local chefs will create a vegetarian/vegan menu with some freshly caught fish on some of the evenings.

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Local Kenyan Chefs

The food on this Safari and beach yoga holiday is a variety of styles. We have buffet or a la carte style on Safari and there are all dietary needs catered for and here you can choose to eat meat or not. At the beach we have local Kenyan in-house chefs and the menu will be vegetarian/vegan with some freshly caught fish for some meals.

Suitability

As you can imagine, Kenya is suitable for those who want a once in a ofetime experience of being on Safari and seeing nature at its best, as well as for beach lovers and anyone who likes to escape the cold of the northern hemisphere! For many, Kenya has been on their yoga bucket list for years. Beginners are welcome as well as all ages.

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Beautiful Kenya

We are so excited to be able to offer you Kenya for 2023. A land that is so rich in history, culture, wildlife and wilderness.

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Situated in East Africa with the Indian Ocean furthest east it is a vast expanse of land and one holiday can only cover a small percentage of what there is to see and do there.

If you fly to Nairobi you have access to Mount Kenya, Samburu game park, the Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Lake Nakuru to name a few places to visit. Nairobi itself is a great place to visit because it has its own National Game Park, right in the city!  There is also an animal orphanage with baby elephants, giraffes, rhinos and more that need care. You can also visit the area called Karen where Karen Blixen lived – have you seen the film ‘Out of Africa’? You can visit her house which was also used in the film.

Mount Kenya is home to the highlands and tea plantations and you can hike up Mount Kenya for the energetic. Take a trip to Lake Naivasha and see thousands of flamingos, it really is a sight to see.

If you fly to Mombasa you have closer access to the game parks Tsavo East and West and Amboseli which is famous for its many African elephants and Mount Kilamanjaro boardering Tanzania.

You also have access to the beautiful white sandy beaches and the aqua-coloured Indian Ocean with beach resorts like Diania beach, Malindi and Watamu and if you want to go a little further to the Island of Lamu in the north.

In most of the game parks, you can spot the Big 5 – Lion, Leopard, African buffalo and elephant as well as rhino, gazelle, antelope, eland, warthogs, jackals and hyenas to name a few. Sunrise and sunset is the best time to go for game drives as the animals are most active then, and it is a wonderful thing to see cheetah stalking for prey at sunset or lionesses feeding their cubs.

With a diverse landscape of savannah, the plains, the Great Rift Valley, lakelands, lowlands, highlands, beaches and oceans plus the fascinating tribal areas of Masai Mara and Samburu to name a few, it is a vast, breathtaking and awe-inspiring country to visit.

Itinerary

Here is your itinerary for the Safari part of your yoga holiday:

19th October 2023: Met on arrival at Moi Airport (Mombasa), pick up and drive to Tsavo East National Park (4 hours drive) Lunch at Satao Camp followed by afternoon game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight and stay in a standard tent. We will have a welcome chat about the holiday after lunch and yoga will be for one hour at sunset.

20th October 2023: In Tsavo East National Park, game drives in the morning. Relax at the camp in the evening. All meals and overnight stay in a standard tent. Yoga will be in the evening.

21st October 2023: Breakfast then drive to Tsavo West National Park with game drives en-route, arrive at your new tented Safari camp in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive and a visit to Mzima Springs. Dinner & overnight and stay in a luxury tent. Yoga will be in the morning.

22nd October 2023: Early breakfast. Enjoy morning game drives in the park, lunch and then a Masai bush walk. Yoga in the afternoon and enjoy a massage at the spa area.
Meals & overnight stay in a luxury tent.

23rd October 2023: Depart for your Early morning game drive and return to the camp for breakfast. Depart with packed lunches and drive back to Mombasa (7hrs drive), drop off at Diani Beach. No yoga.

23rd – 28th October 2023: The day is yours to do as you please. Relax around the pool, relax on the beach or wander along the large stretch of beach exploring. Try watersports; windsurf or kitesurfing, diving, SUP, kayak or book another game drive to the local park of Shimba Hills. Stay in a beachfront private villa accommodation with a private swimming pool.

A Typical Day at Diani Beach

7am
Morning coffee and pre yoga snacks

7.30am - 9am
Energsing morning yoga class on roof!

9am
Vegetarian or vegan breakfast

10am - 3pm
Enjoy an excursion or activity, beach day, relax by the pool

1pm
A light lunch of salads

4.30pm - 6pm
Evening sunset yoga

7pm
3 course evening vegan/vegetarian/pescatarian meal

8.30pm
Relax with new friends under the stars

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