Lonely Planet Experiences: Full Day Tour with the Maasai Tribe

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Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience powered by Urban Adventures.
Spend time with Kenya’s Masai tribe and gain insight into the cultures and traditions of Africa on this small-group full-day tour from Nairobi. Visit a Masai village in Kenya's Ngong Hills with a guide, and learn of the role jewelry-making plays in local customs. Follow hints and tips to create your own piece of Masai jewelry, then enjoy a performance of traditional song and dance. Enjoy personalized attention from a guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people. This 7.5-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Nairobi hotel.

per adult from

$195

NZD

Duration

7 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Drop-off at your hotel
    • Unlimited bottled water
    • Tea and coffee
    • Light snacks
    • Wristband
    • Photographs of you and the group (3 to 4 images for each person and group)
    What's excluded :
    • Other souvenirs and personal items
    • Pick Up at Your Hotel
  • Following a 9am pickup at your centrally located Nairobi hotel, transfer to a Masai village in the Ngong Hills to begin your 7.5-hour tour. On arrival, meet your guide and learn of the intricate and ornate jewelry that symbolises the Masai’s cultural heritage.

    Sheltered in the cool of acacia trees, learn some of the skills of Masai jewelry-making. Make your own Masai wristband under guidance from your guide, using the colour codes observed by the Masai themselves.

    Perhaps take part in a traditional Masai singing and dancing ceremony. Then — your handmade jewellery as a memento of the day — return in comfort to your Nairobi hotel to conclude your tour.
  • Departure Point :
    Kenya Comfort Suites, Junction of Jakaya Kikwete and Ralph Bunche Roads Milimani Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Nairobi, Kenya
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please wear casual, light clothing.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour is run in partnership with One Horizon Africa, a non-profit organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty in Kenya and South Africa. You can feel good knowing that all net proceeds of this tour go to One Horizon Africa.
    • Participating in this tour is a way to help preserve the Maasai culture. By experiencing traditional dancing, singing, and jewellery making, you are keeping Masai traditions alive that have been passed down for generations.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Urban Adventures Kenya

Activity ID: V-6016P6

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