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Grade

Easy

Accommodation

Camping

Transport

Overland Truck

Starts

In Nairobi

Type

Group Safari

Date

10 Apr – 13 Apr

About Takawiri and Rusinga Island Tour

Activities to be undertaken
  • Road tripping
  • Networking
  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Photography

Included in the tour cost
  •  Transport in a comfortable overland truck.
  • Camping ground fees
  •  Camping gears (tent and mattress)
  •  Meals as highlighted in the itinerary
  • Entry fees and swim at Takawiri
  •  Guide fees
  •  Boat rides to birds island
  •  Water bus ride to Takawiri and back to Mbita Point .
  •  Botttled drinking water 1L per day
  •  Photography
  •  Team-building ativities

Not Included
  • Tips
  • Enroute lunches
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

 

How to Book and Pay
  • Book your Slot by paying 50% today. Then clear the remaining balance before event date.
 
  • Go to Mpesa, Paybill
  • Enter Business No 763766
  • Account No 0766423300
  • Enter Amount ____ or full amount
  • Then complete payment
 
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Day 1
Nairobi - Rusinga

April 10th, 5:30am

Depart for Rusinga, passing through the rift valley and Narok county through to bomet, Kisii. Later we will stop somewhere for late lunch before getting to our destination.
We shall set up our tents, stretch and enjoy the sunset at Rusinga Island lodge (our campsite)
Dinner and overnight with a bonfire at the camp site.

Day 2
Takawiri and Birds island

April 11th

Breakfast will be served at the campsite and later depart for Takawiri using a water bus/boat.
We will spend a better part of the day exploring birds island and the white sandy beach at Takawiri, swimming in the lake, team-building,boat rides and fish eating.
Dinner & overnight at the campsite

Day 3
Back to Nairobi

After breakfast check out/dismanlte the tents. Visit Tom Mboya mausoleum, get a briefing about the suba/Luo culture and later depart for Nairobi to arrive late in the evening/night. Expected arrival time is from 9pm.

What to carry

  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Id card or passport
  • Swimming costumes
  • Sunscreens
Excellent Safari
This was our first time using this travel agency and the experience was more than appealing. Denis truly coordinated a unique experience that allowed us to appreciate so much of this beautiful country in a relatively short trip and also gave aridity to travel often. I highly recommend this company for the best tour experience. - Florence on TripAdvisor
Exceeded all expectations - excellent customer service from Africa Vacation Safaris
I spent over a year planning my trip to Africa which included a 2 week safari experience in Kenya for myself and my two teenage sons. I used safari bookings to research many of the options available, and was able to get an idea of prices and where we wanted to go. However, none of the ready-made options was exactly what I was looking for and several companies indicated that they were prepared to tailor a safari experience. I picked 7 with 5 star reviews and wrote each of them a (long) email about my goals for the safari and what I wanted, as well as my (fairly low) budget. 2 responded indicating that they were unable to fit with my budget, 2 didn't respond at all, and 2 referred me back to their web page to see options. Denis of Africa Vacation Safaris was different however - he responded immediately to say he had received my email but needed time to respond properly. He then got back to me within a few days with a very detailed email, identifying all of my "wants" and making suggestions for various options. He also made the (excellent) suggestion that based on what I wanted that probably a group tour would not meet our needs and that we could use more budget accommodations and have a private driver/guide for the duration of the safari. This proved to be exactly the right choice. Denis was responsive to all my inquiries and we exchanged hundreds of emails to get all the details right. I arrived for the safari expecting quite a lot.... I was not disapppointed. In fact, the safari exceeded all of our expectations and was the experience of a lifetime. Denis and our drive/guide Joseph were both exceptional. They had clearly taken a lot of time to plan a route that made sense logistically, gave us a huge variety of experiences, and highlighted all of the key things we had wanted to see (including some involvement directly with the park rangers in tracking a lion, visiting conservation facilities, exploring the diversity of Kenya's landscapes, and combined hiking, history, culture, and lots of wildlife. Each day was better than the last, and Joseph was a wonderful guide for us, sharing his knowledge and adapting each day to our preferences. My son is very interested in photography and Joseph helped him get some fantastic photos, moving the vehicle for a better angle or better light, being patient when we stopped for ages to get the perfect shot, and seeking out opportunities to get interesting and unique photos. - Tara on TripAdvisor
TOUR COSTING
  • Kshs 13500 Citizens
  • Kshs 17,800
  • Residents,
  • Usd 198 or Kshs 19800/-pp Non residents
 
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