Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group, Locally Hosted

Kenyan Cultural Experience (4 days)

ME to WE

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya To Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Valid for Departures Now Through: 04 Feb 2019


Day 1
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Bogani Cottages & Tented Camp Lunch, Dinner

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 our partner charity's sustainable development model –WE Villages –and how we work with rural communities to break the cycle of poverty and achieve long-term community development goals. There are five pillars of impact that make up this model, and you will have the opportunity to see how they lead to scalable change within the communities:

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

Visit a local Primary School

Experience a guided walking tour of a local primary school in Enelerai community, and see the difference between an old school structure, and a new working school built by WE Villages.


Enjoy your first dinner at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp. Relax into the atmosphere of the Mara with engaging stories on our covered dining platform and a healthy meal featuring some Kenyan flavours, and Western favourites.

Day 2
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Bogani Cottages & Tented Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day in the Life

Join the mamas at EmoriJoi for a special walk through the community. Learn more about how the Kipsigis organize their homes and lives. Fetch water with the mamas, a task the women perform daily.

Lunch with the Mamas

Share a meal and participate in a discussion about changes taking place in the community regarding gender and culture.


Roll up your sleeves and work alongside Maasai and Kipsigi community members as you help to on a community project.

Meet Students at Kisaruni Girls Secondary School

Enjoy a guided tour of a WE Villages secondary school and meet girls who are completing their high school education. Kisaruni focuses on community, building cultural values, promoting leadership and diversity, and encouraging active learning.


Day 3
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Bogani Cottages & Tented Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Continue your work at the build-site. Track your progress from the day before and work together as a team toward a common goal.

Beading in Sikirar

After lunch, spend the afternoon beading with mamas in the community of Sikirar. Learn more about the artisans and how their work ties into the Opportunity Pillar of WE Villages.

Maasai Warrior Training

Enjoy a leisurely hike as you learn about medicinal herbs from a local Maasai Warrior. You will also have the chance to train in the art of Maasai weaponry as you enjoy a cup of chai or a glass of wine on the hillside.


Day 4
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Bogani Cottages & Tented Camp Breakfast

Maasai Moring hike & Kwaheri to the Community

Go for a sunrise hike and wish your new friends in the community farewell and debrief on your community experience with your facilitators.

Depart from Bogani

It is now time to make your way to you next destination. This may be the end of the formal adventure trip, but it is also the beginning of your personal journey to carry the experiences and stories of the people you have met forward.

Depart for your onward journey

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Tour Features


  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Vacations
  • Walking & Biking
  • Wildlife & Nature


Located in the Maasai Mara, a landscape rich in colorful local culture and African wildlife, we are honored to welcome you on a journey like no other. Here, you’ll gain insight into the lives of Maasai and Kipsigis families by spending time with them, learning about their traditions and contributing to a story of transformation through hands-on volunteering in communities.

About Us

ME to WE is an innovative social enterprise that provides products that make an impact, empowering people to change the world with their everyday consumer choices. ME to WE measures the bottom line by the people empowered and the lives transformed. Living ME to WE means working together to create sustainable change, and making a difference with everything we do—from choosing travel that leaves a positive footprint on the planet, to making purchases that give back. Our family and corporate trips focus on bonding, learning and growing closer to the group and the WE Villages partner community they visit.

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Trip of a lifetime

By: Piper

Reviewed on: 21 Jan 2018

Me to We was recommended to my husband and I as a way to see another part of the world and also be able to give back. We went to the conference in Seattle last spring with our travel agent, Pam Anderson and we were moved by their story. The trip did not disappoint. Me to We accommodations were impeccable, the food exceeded expectations, the adventures and experiences were fun and educational. I would recommend these trips to anyone wanting to make a difference and have fun.
Travel Advisor:  Pam Anderson