February 13 - 21, 2019

Celebrity Educator:
Pam Holland
Pam Holland

Package Price:
$3,867.00 | Air from the JFK

(per person, based on double occupancy)
Land only rates are available at request.

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This itinerary, pricing and escorts are subject to change. Insurance is available and highly recommended. Single rates are available upon request. Please consult the Terms and Conditions, as they apply starting with the first payment. A 3% discount applies off the cost of the trip, if the trip is paid in full by check with in 7-10 business days of invoice date. Gratuities are additional and will be collected with final payment. All prices listed are in USD unless otherwise noted.


PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Round-trip international airfare from New York City to Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Private coach and driver in Nairobi.
  • Escorted by master artisan, Pam Holland.
  • Comfortable and safe safari vehicles with only four guests per vehicle.
  • 8 extraordinary safari game drives.
  • An optional night safari game drive.
  • Special artistic workshop with Pam Holland.
  • Safari entrance fees into the Wild Life Preserve.
  • Professional safari driver/guides available for assistance and information.
  • First-class hotel accommodations in Nairobi.
  • Accommodations at a deluxe tented camp with three meals a day.
  • Daily Breakfast and welcome dinner in Nairobi.
  • A unique “bead workshop” with local crafts people.
  • Farewell dinner at the world-famous Carnivore Restaurant in Nairobi.
  • Panoramic city tour of Nairobi, including shopping opportunities to purchase Kenyan fabric.
  • An optional visit to David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage.
  • Tour of Karen Blixen’s home made famous by the movie “Out of Africa.”
  • A tour of the incredible Kazuri Bead Factory.
  • An organic painting workshop.
  • A visit to world-famous Giraffe Center to see the endangered Rothschild Giraffes.
  • An up close and personal experience with a group of weavers and spinners.
  • A visit to a local grade school for an unbelievable encounter with the school children.
  • A visit to a chimpanzee sanctuary.
  • A special photography workshop entitled “Hey Look at This” with Pam Holland.
  • An optional “bush dinner and campfire” under the stars with Masai dancers.
  • A special Equator Line demonstration and photograph opportunity.
  • A Craftours lanyard, luggage tag and commemorative gift.
  • All taxes are included and insurance is highly recommended.

AFRICA HIGHLIGHTS:

Nairobi Giraffe Center NAIROBI GIRAFFE CENTER Play Movie
The Giraffe center was set up by Leslie Melville to protect the endangered Rothschild giraffe. Here you will get to meet these amazing creatures face to face.
Karen Blixen Museum KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM Play Movie
Karen Blixen Museum was once the centerpiece of a farm at the foot of the Ngong Hills owned by Danish Author Karen and her Swedish Husband, Baron Bror von Blixen Fincke. Located 10km from the city center, the Museum belongs to a different time period in the history of Kenya. The farm house gained international fame with the release of the movie "Out of Africa", an Oscar winning film based on Karen's an autobiography by the same title.
Kazuri Beads KAZURI BEAD FACTORY Play Movie
Kazuri are beautiful, one-of-a-kind clay beads that are hand-made by women in Kenya. These gorgeous beads are used to make the most amazing bracelets, necklaces and earrings. The women who make these gems are paid fair wages and enjoy good working conditions. Kazuri, which means "small and beautiful" in Swahili, began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting with making ceramic beads made by hand.
Nanyuki Spinners & Weavers NANYUKI SPINNERS & WEAVERS Play Movie
In 1977, The Presbyterian church of East Africa introduced a pilot project to train women from Nanyuki area in the craft of Spinning and weaving. Now, a nucleus of women are practicing their craft on full time basis. Nanyuki is one of Kenya's major centers for wool production. The Kenya highland wool is extremely favourable for hand spinning of natural yarns.


OPTIONAL TOURS:

Night Safari Game Drive Night Safari Game Drive Play Movie
A safari game area is a completely different world at night. Just after sunset, predatory animals begin to prowl and their prey become more alert. A lion's roar may pierce the silence and elephant shadows loom large. Our night game vehicles are equipped with filtered spotlights and the expert driver/trackers will help us spot elusive wildlife. A drive at night offers an unforgettable way to experience the bush.
Cost of this optional night safari game drive is only $95 per person.


David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage DAVID SHELDRICK ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE Play Movie
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a Kenyan wildlife conservation charity founded in 1977 in memory of David Sheldrick by his widow Daphne Sheldrick. It assists and advises the Kenya Wildlife Service and manages an orphanage for elephants and rhinos. This trust is reintegrating orphaned elephants back into the Kenyan wildlife.
Cost of this optional David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage tour is only $32 per person.


BUSH DINNER
For those who have dreamed of dining in the wilds of the Masai Mara, Bush Dining experiences are incomparable. You will dine while watching the local wildlife in their natural habitat. This experience is presented with tables, safari chairs, and a bush kitchen, where a broad range of meats, poultry, fish and vegetables are cooked on-site.
Cost of this optional “bush dinner and campfire” under the stars with Masai dancers is only $64 per person.



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