Breakfast at Nairobi Hotel
Visit the Kenya Giraffe Centre
Created in 1979, the Giraffe Centre is a safe home for many of Kenya’s endangered Rothschild giraffes. Guests have the opportunity to observe, feed and even kiss the giraffes!
Visit to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Visit the Sheldrick elephant orphanage where you’ll get the chance to experience these fascinating animals in close up.
Fly from Nairobi to the MaasaiMara
Enjoy lunch at Wilson airport before taking a short afternoon flight that will descend into the Great Rift Valley. Once you descend into the Maasai Mara, watch for circular shapes that characterize Maasai bomas, and look for herds of local wildlife and cattle.
Arrive at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp
Settle into your new lodgings at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp. The bespoke cottages and tents are a serene place to relax and reflect after an invigorating day of volunteering. Each accommodation is complete with hot and cold running water, flush toilets and comfortable beds, and is furnished with unique African fabrics and art.
Introduction and orientation
Walk Bogani’s winding paths under yellow acacia groves, and get acquainted with the camp, learning some Swahili along the way. Enjoy lunch on the veranda overlooking the savannah.
Learn about WE Villages
Learn about the WE Villages development model. Our local staff work with rural villages and regional governments to support, teach and empower people within five Pillars of Impact:
1. Education: Quality primary education
2. Water: Safe/clean drinking water and sanitation systems
3. Health: Sanitation & health care services
4. Food: Agriculture and food security
5. Opportunity: Alternative income projects
Relax into the atmosphere of the Mara as you enjoy your first dinner at Bogani. Share stories with fellow travellers as you dine on our covered outdoor platform and enjoy a delicious meal featuring both Kenyan and Western-style dishes.