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Women and Warriors 3 Days Tour

Women and Warriors <span>3 Days Tour</span>
  • Hotel

  • Meals

  • Transfer

  • Staff Guide

  • $795.00pp Adults

  • $397.50pp 7-16 years

  • Free 6 years and under

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Overview

This is a KTB Signature Experience tour recognized by the Kenya Tourist Board in 2020 as offering a unique, exceptional and authentic travel experience.

Experience a unique cultural safari as you make your way to one of the traditional Maasai heartlands for the opportunity to meet members of this fascinating tribe. Learn about some of the important work that One Horizon is doing in the local community as they team up with various change agents and social workers that are dedicated to improving the life of the Kenyan people. An authentic travel experience that allows you to take part in the change and discover an unknown world teeming with vibrance, passion and people filled with hope. Listen to stories told by village elders who are the masters of this trade and renew your own passion for life and living in the process. A wonderful experience that is sure to capture your heart and ignite your desire for charity.

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Which brings together individuals and organisations committed to helping local
communities and the environment.

itinerary

We'll take you to two communities that travellers seldom visit and the highlight of Family Ties is the genuine interaction you will experience, the shared experiences you will uncover and the stories and laughter.

You'll also see how Kenyan families are merging contemporary ways with the.

The Inspirations of One Woman

Today starts with a glimpse into the wonders of the rural Kenyan lifestyle as you drive through village streets past locals herding their livestock, transporting goods on donkey-led carts and selling their hand-made cloths in rustic stalls. Make your way to Ngong, a developing area in the traditional Maasai homelands to visit the Women's Empowerment Center. The center was started by Mary, a social worker who developed a program to help mothers so they could keep their families together. The women at the center undertake vocational and lifestyle training, are assisted with micro finance and are given support when opening small businesses. The results have been phenomenal, helping move the single mothers from poverty to independence. Spend the remainder of the day with Mary to learn about her vision for the center while you get the chance to meet some of the mothers who are involved in the inspirational program.

New Beginnings For Grandmothers

Spend the day with Kenyan grandmothers who care for their grandchildren among other generations of their family for the chance to understand how together we can help break the cycle of poverty. Visit a pig farm owned by one of the grandmothers as she proudly explains how her bio-gas system powers her home, one of the many One Horizon energy programs impacting the lives of the Kenyan people. Spend part of the day with the grandmothers as they cook traditional meals for their families and narrate their wonderful stories of life, change and progress.

The Maasai Rites of Passage

Spend an amazing day with the warriors and women of a traditional Maasai tribe. It starts with a song and dance welcome where the wife of a village elder will offer to dress you in traditional Maasai cloth. Venture into the bush with her son, a young warrior who will share his stories of what it' is like being a man in Maasai society. Join other men who are training for their rite of passage as they explain how they will go into the hills to complete qualifying tasks before they reach the circumcision ceremony. Take part in the challenge by trying to throw a heavy club 100 meters over an acacia tree as the warriors have to do. Sit with the men and women of the tribe as they share stories of their fascinating culture with you before the women teach you how to make some traditional jewellery.

NIGHT 2 Locals' Nairobi Nightlife

A chance to experience Nairobi by night enjoying dinner at a local restaurant.

Inclusions

  • 1 night accommodation at Le Maison Royale – 4 Stars includes breakfast
  • Dinner with the One Horizon team at a Nairobi restaurant on Day 1.
  • Light luncheons daily and unlimited fruit, tea, coffee and water.
  • Air conditioned car transfers - each day we'll collect you from your hotel at 9 am and drop you back at about 5 pm. On the days that include team dinners, we'll pick you up at about 7 pm and return you to your hotel after the evening's activities.
  • One Horizon staff with you every step of the way.
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Your Stay In Nairobi

Your Stay In Nairobi

We are happy to recommend alternative accommodation options that meet your
requirements during your time with us in Nairobi. Two of our preferred hotels
are Palacina and Hemingways - if you'd like to find out more please connect with
us here.

Testimonials

Mark

Melanie, USA

This was an epic and life changing tour. I think daily about the Maasai women I met and I admire their strength and courage. My tour guide was well-informed, timely, and very pleasant to talk to. Thank you for a wonderful day!

Toni

Michelle, USA

Better than I could have imagined. This experience will stick with me the rest of my life. I had no idea giving 1 pig could be so important. I met Mary, Rosemary, Helen and Eunice I sipped tea while one of them told me their story. I cried, we laughed, they cooked. Amazing how something as small as a pig can be the turning point in someone's life. Our guides were beyond expectation. Highly professional, informative and good people. Because of them I will look into more One Horizon programs. I've fallen in love with Kenya.

Jan

Eunice, Kenyan School Principal

Dear OH staff, In such a short time you have shared with us so very much, your work, your lives, your country, your friendship. I thank you with all my heart for this gift. You are incredible people & the world is a better place with you.

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