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Students Educational Tour

Kenya - a great place to learn

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.

Students safaris are 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.

DEEP FOREST SAFARIS arranges special itineraries for students and school education trips, visits, excursions, safaris and students holidays from all over the world to Kenyan adventure. Whether your major interest is art, music or languages, culture, sports we can tailor suit a tour that helps bring your learning interests to life. Our Student Safaris are basically educational travel and tours for schools, learning institutions, alumni that are seeking quality and truly nature based learning tours that go beyond the morning and afternoon student's safaris game drives. 

Terms and conditions

  • Only groups are acceptable
  • Minimum 2 students and above
  • All students must carry their International Identity Students Cards
  • It's purely a camping and low budgets hotels safari unless Lodge accommodations are requested 

7 Days Students Safari

5 Days 4 Nights 

Price: USD 140 / DKK 960 Per person per day

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in NairobiOn arrival at the airport, Deep Forest Safaris driver guide will. transfer you to a hotel in Nairobi. 

Day 2

Students Tours: Crater Lake. Elsamere CenterAfter breakfast there is the briefing by the guide about the program. By 8.30 a.m. we leave Nairobi via the Nakuru road to the Rift valley. The Nairobi - Nakuru road is on a contour along the rim of the Rift valley and on viewpoints we will be able to see our whole route for the next days.We arrive at Elsamere, the home of the late Joy Adamson of the Born Free fame, in time for lunch. This will be the base for two days as we enjoy the activities in the Lake Naivasha area. The property is secluded with huge fever trees that stretch down to the lake's shore.In the afternoon we do our first African game viewing walk at nearby Crater Lake Game Sanctuary. It is a lesser lake in the Rift Valley but a place where nature is at its best.We do a walk in the sanctuary followed by a circular trek on the top of the crater from where we see the lake from various angles. Pleasant interruptions on the walks will be from giraffes, black and white Colobus monkeys, elands and a range of gazelles. We return to the Else Mere for overnight. 

Day 3

Students Tours: Hell's Gate National Park.We wake up for breakfast with the sun giving a wonderful effect over the lake. An early morning here should not be missed by anyone with an eye for birds since the lake boasts a wide variety of water and woodland birds.After breakfast we do a short transfer to the gate of the park. This is a unique park where walking is done in the middle of wildlife. Giraffes, zebras, warthogs and many types of gazelles are found here. The first part of this walk is done in typical flat African savanna in a volcanic area with huge rock boundaries. There are camphor and acacia trees all over and this is where to look for the giraffe as they mainly feed on them. A picnic lunch will be at a view point overlooking the gorge.The last part of the walk is done in the Hell's Gate Gorge by descending into a steep canyon with running water from geysers and wild vegetation. The climax of the day is in walking in the Side Gorge where the rocks have split to leave only a walking path. We climb back to the rangers post for transfer back to camp. International students tours, Kenya, Africa. 

Day 4

Students Tours: Lake Nakuru National Park, camp in Lake ElementaitaDepart Naivasha for Lake Nakuru National Park. It is the oldest park of Kenya. It's not only known for its thousands of flamingos but also for the vast herds of buffaloes, tens of rhinos and cats like leopard and lion. Of the big five only the elephant is missing. We make a wildlife viewing drive around the lake and have a picnic lunch on a view point overlooking the lake.Afternoon transfer to Hill court hotel for dinner and overnight 

Day 5

Students Tours: to Masai Mara. Camping safariWe now take a break from walking to put all our attention to watching wildlife. To see the best of Kenyan wildlife, Masai Mara is the place to be. Elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, gazelles and all the big cats are found here. So, after breakfast westart our journey along Rift valley passing through Narok Town: a colorful Masai town. Our game viewing does not actually start at the park gate. We will be able to see many animals along the way grazing side by side with the Masai livestock. We reach the camp, our home for the next three days, in time for lunch. Afternoon take some nature walk with Masai men to the Manyatta-Homestead for the famous Masai dance. Dinner and overnight Choro Camp.

Day 6

Students: Masai Mara Full Day The whole day explore the parks amazingly high concentration of game. This game reserve is Kenya's finest wildlife sanctuary. Including migrants, well over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. Mara plains are filled with migrating wildebeest and zebra, there is also resident wildlife year round.The Mara's gentle fertile climate bounded by The Rift, offers perhaps the richest stocked reserve set within some 1672 sq km - an unlimited spectacle of wildlife. Located 268 km west of Nairobi, the emphasis here is on game. Herds of immense Elephants, browse among Lion, Buffalo, Thompson Gazelle, Zebra and Topi. You may occasionally sight a Rhino or Leopard but you have to be very keen since Rhinos in Masai Mara are very elusive and its not easy to spot them unlike the leopard. On this day you will explore the Masai Mara and you will have your lunch at the Mara River, this is one of the desire of many travelers as this is the point where the great Migration of the Wildebeest takes place,the annual migration of a million Wildebeest follows the rains north at this point you will also be able to spot in the Mara River Hippos play and Cross bask on the banks. After exploring the park return to the camp for dinner and overnight. 

Day 7

Masai Mara-Nairobi An early game drive at 6 am before breakfast. Return to the camp at 09:00 am for a breakfast, check out from the camp and drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon to be drop off at your hotel or airport. Lunch to be served en-route. 

Other student safari itineraries

  • 3 Days Masai mara camping safari
  • 3 Days Lake Naivasha Masai Mara
  • 4 Days Masai mara Camping safari
  • 4 Days Lake nakuru, masai mara camping safari5 Days Lake Nakuru, Masai mara camping safari
  • 6 Days Lake Nakur, lake Naivasha, Masai mara camping safari
  • 7 Days Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Lake Elemetaita, masai mara camping safari8 Days Stundents safari to Rift Valley and Masai Mara Game reserve 

The Safari price above includes:

  • Transport on custom made 7 seater tour van ideal for game viewing and photography
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Accommodation in double room
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
  • All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
  • Complimentary return airport transfers
  • Bottled water whilst on safari -Start and end in Nairobi
  • Personalized service

Safari price excludes:

  • Tips -Laundry
  • Beverages/Drinks
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any other extras not detailed in itinerary 



Updated at: 2016-08-11