Culture Week in Kenya

Gatanga Village, Kenya

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15 people
7 days
Code: 359
Activity and Adventure, Cultural Experiences
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Our culture week offers you the chance to learn more about Kenyan culture, lifestyle and history. You’ll also discover the best sights around the area as well as get to know your surroundings.

In a nutshell, it is the best way to get acquainted to your new surroundings and get ready for your stay in this untouched region of Eastern Africa. During the week, you will be introduced to the Kenyan culture first hand through:

  • Cooking and language lessons
  • Sightseeing around your new home
  • Visits to the Great Rift Valley and other natural wonders
  • Our countless interactions with locals

In this way, you will get the opportunity to better understand Kenyan life, culture and begin to feel at home in your new surroundings.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives
  • Help you get familiar with your local Kenyan surroundings
  • Teach you helpful phrases in Swahili
  • Broaden your knowledge of the local customs, history and culture
  • Provide a full induction, preparing you for a longer stay!
Schedule
Monday
  • Breakfast
  • Cultural introduction
  • Lunch
  • Walking around the village, including visits to the market, hospital, police station and district offices
Tuesday
  • Breakfast
  • Language class
  • Lunch
  • Visit Thika Town’s city center (supermarket, Bank, ATM, local market, post office, bus station)
  • Dinner in Thika
Wednesday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Bomas of Kenya
  • Lunch
  • Visit Great Rift Valley & Aberdare Mountains
  • Dinner
Thursday
  • Breakfast
  • Bracelet making
  • Lunch
  • Introduction to projects
  • Cooking class
  • Dinner
Friday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit projects and try your hand at helping out
  • Lunch
  • Visit projects and try your hand at helping out
  • Evaluation
  • Dinner

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements.

There are no further requirements.

Additional Equipment

No additional equipment needed.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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