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Luxury Volunteer Vacation in Kenya

Experience a meaningful luxury trip in Kenya.

Synonymous with sublime safari experiences, Kenya’s wildlife are the stars of the show. Add to this gorgeous tropical beaches plus luxurious safari camps, and its clear why Kenya ranks high on many bucket lists.

Make a difference and help teach, build a classroom, or install an eco-friendly stove.

Meaningful luxury trip in Kenya

Kenyan Highlights

Kenya has so many spectacular highlights – the famous Masai Mara Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Mt Kenya, and Diani Beach to name but a few. It’s also home to magnificent wildlife, including lions, elephants and rhinos. The capital Nairobi, known as “Green City in the Sun”, has a vibrant culture.

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Kenyan Eco-Luxury

Kenya has world class eco-luxe camps, including Basecamp, Cottars 1920’s, Mara Plains, Karen Blixen and Saruni in the Masai Mara, Campi ya Kanzi and Ol Donyo in Chyulu Hills, Il Ngwesi in Laikipia, and Sarara Camp in neighboring Samburu.

Meaningful luxury trip in Kenya

Make a Difference

The Maasai communities face numerous challenges, but also embrace plentiful opportunities. There are many ways you can help on a meaningful luxury trip in Kenya:  you can install eco-friendly stoves, build new classrooms, or teach in a Masaai school.

Suggested luxury volunteer Kenyan Trip Itinerary

Example Price: from US$8,580 per person for a family of four (low season)

This Kenyan adventure not only enables you and your family to leave a legacy and make a lasting difference in a Masai community; you also get to be amazed at close encounters with ‘Big 5’ wildlife, and interact with the Maasai people. You will leave feeling like you are a Maasai. All this while staying in eco-luxury.

Trip Highlights

  • Epic ‘Big 5’ safaris in the iconic Masai Mara
  • Awesome hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara
  • Help build a new classroom
  • Teach Maasai children
  • Feel like you are a Maasai after meaningful cultural interaction with local people

Price Includes

  • 5-Star luxury lodges and hotels throughout
  • Domestic flights within Kenya
  • Airport transfers
  • Expert local guides
  • All meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) 
Note: Price excludes international flights, though these can be arranged, including private jet

Sample Day by Day - priced from $34,310 for a family of four

Note: This is a sample itinerary - we delight in crafting unique trips to match your exact requirements

Meaningful Luxury Trip in Kenya Highlights

Kenya is blessed with so many spectacular highlights. Here are some examples of Kenya’s breathtaking sightseeing experiences and sustainable eco-luxury accommodation.

Hotels and lodges shown here are examples of what we call “eco-luxury”, meaning you minimize any environmental impact whilst retaining your creature comforts. With Hands Up Holidays you can enjoy the best eco-luxury accomodation available at your chosen destinations.

How to help on a meaningful luxury trip in Kenya

The Maasai communities surrounding the Mara ecosystem are faced with a myriad of problems. Education is vital, so you can help create the foundation for learning by building a new classroom. A sustainable environment is also vital, so you can also help install eco-friendly stoves.

Meaningful luxury trip in Kenya

Building a classroom in a Masai village

Help set the foundation for learning and lifting children out of poverty by building a classroom in the local school. You will leave feeling like you are a Masai.

There is already an expanding school in the village, so you can help build new classrooms. A medical clinic is also on their wish-list.

Note – this is one example of how you can help on a meaningful luxury trip in Kenya, and we delight in crafting trips to your exact preferences. 

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