Itinerary 2024

Departures March 2024

Price per person
Sharing a twin or double

9th to 16th March 2024 Main Safari

Single Supplement
If you prefer to stay alone

9th to 16th March 2024

Extra days
Min 2 participants

8th to 10th March Nairobi Kitengela Glass

Extra days
Min 2 participants

17th to 19th March Naro Moru/Olpejeta

Day 1 - 2 Nairobi

8th 9th March 2024

Arrival can take place at any time of the day though we would recommend from noon onwards.

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, our airport representative will welcome you together with your safari guide and transfer you to your overnight hotel.
Evening meet Boris and Michela for a briefing about the safari.

The ukulele safari is suitable for all levels, from a complete beginner to an advanced player.

Boris will give personalised attention to each and every participant during the workshop making sure that every participant will be comfortable with everything we learn and enjoy the safari musical workshop to the fullest!

Today we do not drive! Only walk in nature. We will visit the famous Kitengela Glass Factory and Ukulele jam overlooking Silole Sanctuary. We can blow our own glass, swim with the dragons or have a Bottle Sauna…


Day 3 Nairobi - Maasai Mara

10th March 2024

After a filling breakfast at your hotel, it’s time to embark on a musical road trip to the majestic Maasai Mara. It is a classic African savanna, with its unique density of wildlife. Grazing in large numbers are gazelle, wildebeest, and zebra; and with them, their predators.

You’ll have the opportunity to spot a variety of wildlife, including big cats such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs. Lions can be seen in large prides and game viewing is fantastic all year round. We’ll stop for lunch at the Olmalaika Home, where we will be spending a few hours teaching local young girls to play the ukulele. After that, it’s time to continue on to our final destination – Mara Bush Camp. Here, you will have the chance to relax and unwind around a cozy campfire under the African stars, taking in the day’s adventures.

Ukulele Workshop timings will be arranged daily.  Daily program and visits can change at any time.


Day 4 & 5 Maasai Mara National Reserve

11th and 12th March 2024

Enjoy two full days in Maasai Mara National Reserve with game drives  – we will organise them according to the workshop schedule.

We will spoil you with beautiful sunsets and drinks on a scenic sundowner spot.

Activity timing can change.

Overnight at MARA BUSH CAMP – FB.

Day 6 Lumo Conservancy

13th March 2024

Breakfast at your camp and check-out. Transfer to the airstrip with a game drive en-route to board your mid-morning flight to the private Lumo Conservancy.

Lions Bluff lodge is a very special eco lodge, secluded and exclusive, within Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary. The lodge has stunning panoramic views, across miles and miles of Kenyan parkland including the majestic Kilimanjaro, The Taita Hills, the Lumo Community Sanctuary and the Tsavo eco-system.

Workshops will be organised daily


Day 7 and 8 Lumo Conservancy

14th and 15th March 2024

Early game drive with picnic breakfast in the savannah.

Today spend your time making a difference by visiting the children of Mwashoti School and hosting an ukulele workshop for them.

Then, we will go on a game drive and look for local wildlife in the surrounding areas.

After a long day, relax by the pool or enjoy the most spectacular sunset as you play ukulele with your newfound friends.

It’s sure to be a memorable adventure for adults of all ages!


Day 9 Nairobi

16th March 2024

Say goodbye to Lions Bluff with a delicious, home-made breakfast before taking the train back to Nairobi!

Depending on your itinerary, we’ll drop you off at JKIA or your hotel.

If you are doing the extension OVERNIGHT AT TAMARIND HOTEL BB

Until we meet again!

If your flight allows it we can go and have dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant in Nairobi on the way to the international Airport.

Day 10 - Nairobi - Naro Moru

17th March

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Naro Moru at 8 am. Aprox 3 hrs drive on a good road.

On the way to our destination, we will make a stop at the Equator line, where local residents will demonstrate for us the curious effects that this invisible geographic marker has on the water.

Arrive at Thyme villa. Afternoon horse riding, walks or swimming pool time and ukulele lesson!

Dinner at Thyme Villa on FB

Day 11 and 12 Nairobi

18th and 19th March 2024

After breakfast we leave to Olpejeta conservancy (aprox 1 hr drive). Game drive in the conservancy, we can see the Rhinos, Chimpanzees and many other animals. Entry fee included. Lunch at SweetWaters

Dinner and overnight at Thyme Villa FB

On 19th March Morning Breakfast and last Ukulele jam of this trip. After lunch we leave Naro Moru to reach Nairobi and drop off at Jomo Kenyatta international airport and we say good bye 🙁

Until next time!

  • Arrival and departure transfer, all the transfers in Nairobi according to the itinerary.
  • 1 safari Landcruiser’s on exclusive use from Nairobi to Masai Mara and from Nairobi to Naro Moru and Olpejeta.
  • All Park Entry Fees Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lumo Wildlife Conservancy, OlPejeta Conservancy
  • Well experienced, English-speaking driver/guides
  • Well experienced Italian and English speaker Tour leader
  • 24hr assistance in Kenya
  • Experienced and qualified Ukulele music teacher 
  • 1 zoom meetings before and after the safari.
  • 2 or 3 nights at Kitengela Glass Factory cottages (meals and drinks not included) (OPTIONAL)
  • 3 Nights on Full Board Accommodation at MARA BUSH CAMP inclusive of 3 meals per day,  picnic meals (packed breakfast/lunches), Beverages such as house wines, beer, mineral water, soft drinks, vodka & gin. Campfire nibbles in the evening before dinner.
  • 3 Nights on ground package at LIONS BLUFF LODGE inclusive of 3 meals per day and drinks such as house wines, beer, gin / vodka, sodas, fresh juices teas and coffee, refreshments on game drives, picnic meals, all-day game drives, airstrip transfers to/from Taita Hills Airstrip or Voi. 2 Game drives per day, Drinking water during game drives, visit to Mwashoti School.
  • 1 Night on bed & breakfast accommodation at THE TAMARIND TREE HOTEL in a standard room (OPTIONAL)
  • 2 nights at Thyme Villa in Naro Moru on Full board. (OPTIONAL)
  • Lunch inside Olpejeta Conservancy at Sweetwaters hotel 
  • Evacuation Insurance to / from Nairobi by air (AMREF)
  • Donation of 1 Ukulele per participant to Kenyan Schools (Nairobi or Tsavo or Maasai Mara)
  • Scheduled flight from Maasai Mara Game Reserve to Taita Hills (Lumo Wildlife Conservancy)
  • Train first class from Voi to Nairobi
  • Baggage allowance from 15 Kgs per person inclusive of hand luggage and should be carried in soft bags
  • Meals in Nairobi (unless where mentioned)
  • Premium beverages
  • Extra activities at Kitengela glass
  • Drinks at Sweetwaters
  • Optional meals & activities payable extra
  • International flights to / from Kenya & Visa fees
  • Telephone calls & Laundry where not mentioned
  • Tips for lodge / camp staff & driver/guide
  • Any personal item and what not indicated in the inclusions.