Amboseli Cycling and Goodwill Safari!
We are going to:
Hike upProtected content
See Lake Amboseli
The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Other attraction of the park includes opportunities to meet the Maasai people and also offers spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.
It is located 4hrs drive from Nairobi near Oloitoktok.
About Teule – our hostProtected content
is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization registered in March Protected content give a safe secure home for kids in Kenya that are abandoned, orphaned, abused or neglected. The rescue center gives shelter to Protected content are in primary school or younger. The secondary school kids attend boarding schools then go back to the home during holidays / breaks. Already the home has assisted more than Protected content .
We can help out by bringing dry-food and nonfood items for donation, but for monetary donations kindly check their web00site here: Protected content
We will be staying at a guest house in the Protected content
Food and clean water will be provided.
We will leave Nairobi at Protected content
We will later go cycling outside the park on our hired bikes with guides to a small border town calledProtected content
The van will accompany us all the way in case anyone gets tired. ;)
In the evening, dinner will be served and then we can sit by the campfire, before bed
The following Sunday morning we will have an early breakfast and head out to Protected content with our packed lunches.
We will then head back at 3pm to arrive in Nairobi at 7pm.
DAY ONE: DRIVE FROM Protected content
We will head to Protected content
border from Nairobi at 6.30am to arrive at around 11am in time for lunch with the kids prepared by chefs at the guest house. We will visit the school and deliver our food and nonfood donations.
We will bring our bikes from Nairobi (either hired or own). At around 3pm we will head out to cycle.
We will see hills and small valleys on the sides of Mt Kilimanjaro. We will find a small border town called Protected content
on the border of Kenya and Tanzania with lots of wooden areas and good mountain bike murrum paths. This is a total of 20km from the guest house.
There is great views of the mountain and the Chyulu Hills in the distant horizon. We won’t need any travel documents getting into TZ, since we are only zipping in and out back into Kenya; which is allowed by the border patrol.
The van will follow us for anyone who gets tired
We can go for a walk by River 51 where we will see the forest, monkeys etc. if we have time
Dinner will be served and we can relax by a campfire before bed.
DAY TWO: Protected content
The day will be spent exploring the park with an early morning game drive at Protected content that will extend into the afternoon. This is because animals hide when it gets too hot and so that we leave for Nairobi at 3pm.
Nature lovers can explore different habitats here ranging from the drying up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with Sulphur springs, the savanna and woodlands. The park is home to herds of the African elephant, Gazelles, Zebras, Wildebeests, Maasai Giraffes and on a lucky day Lions and Cheetahs among others.
A trek up Protected content
in the horizon
Then we will head back to Nairobi.
WHAT WE WILL SEE
Large Herds of Elephants
which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants
Swamp belowProtected content
hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose
Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dikdik, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine
Prolific birdlife featuring Protected content
WHAT TO WEAR / CARRY
Sunscreen, hats, sun glasses, Camera/Go-pro, binoculars, Warm clothes, comfortable shoes, sandals, toothpaste, Towel and long trousers and sleeves preferably made of natural fibers.
Carry change of clothes and personal effects.
If you have anything you would like to donate to these kids, eg books, clothes, food etc kindly bring them. Otherwise we can pool money and shop for some items when we meet. The list of what to buy will be provided from Teule so that we are relevant.
WHAT IS PROVIDED
Linen, soap, tissue paper, hot showers, food, water
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
1. Accommodation at a non-profit Guest House
2. 3 Meals per day incl water
3. A game-drive inProtected content
(Park Entry fee incl)
4. A guided trek upProtected content
5. Mountain Bikes
6. Safari guide insideProtected content
7. Return transport from Protected content
8. Services of our professional safari driver with a comfortable tour van
9. 2 Days 1 Night in Protected content
Contact me for any assistance/enquiries. Thanks.
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