BLACK TRAVEL FEST KENYA

A 7 Day, 7 Night experience that will show you the

best of Mother Africa


October 20-27, 2019

Join Black Travel Fest in Kenya this October!

You're invited to take a magical journey through one of Africa's most prized tourist destinations. From October 20th through the 27th we will be reconnecting with our African roots as we explore the best of Kenya. For seven days and seven nights, we will discover what draws millions of tourists to Kenya as we get a taste of city life in Nairobi, get up close and personal with cast from the Lion King with a two day safari in the Masai Mara, and turn up at one of Kenya's most exclusive  beach resorts in Diani Beach. Most importantly, we will develop deep and lasting connections with likeminded travelers. It will no doubt be the experience of a lifetime!

This 7 day, 7 night itinerary is sure to delight!

Why Kenya?

Kenya has a wonderful mix of culture, history, food, and nature!

Culture

Safari

Food

Beach

Additional Trip Information

Dates: October 20th to October 27th


Pricing

  • Single Occupancy: $3,000
  • Double Occupancy: $2,500 *per person*


Payment Plans

  • The standard 5-installment payment plan will be available until May 16th.  Note that payments will be collected by PayPal every 4 weeks for this payment plan.


**Note that international flights are not included in the trip price and must be booked separately.**


What's Included

The following are included in your trip


Airport Transfers & Ground Transportation

Accommodations

Meals

Exclusions

International Flights

Beverages

(unless otherwise stated)

Optional Activities

(i.e. hot air balloon ride)

Domestic Flights

Special Events & Tours

Personalized Photography Package

Reserve your spot today!

Black Travel Fest Kenya Itinerary

Rice Terraces

Day 8- Depart (October 27th)

Itinerary may be subject to change 

Nairobi- Day 1 (October 20th)

The rundown:

  • By Day- Take some time to settle into your accommodations while enjoying a bit of Kenyan hospitality, then time permitting make a trip out to the Giraffe Center for an up close encounter with some of the safari's most majestic animals. Just be sure to arrive well before 6pm if you'd like to attend our special welcome dinner event.
  • By Night- Hopefully you've saved plenty of room in your tummy for a carnivorous dining experience. There will be no judgement as you delight yourself with a variety of exotic and not so exotic grilled meats at one of Nairobi's most famous restaurants. Just don't eat too much because we're headed for a night on the town with a bit of club hopping in Nairobi's popular Westlands nightlife district.

Nairobi Nightlife

Nairobi- Day 4 (October 23rd)

The rundown:

  • By Day- We'll take a brief early morning game drive with hopes of catching a glimpse of any remaining animals we have yet to spot. Then we'll head back to Nairobi. If you didn't visit the Giraffe Center earlier in the trip, you'll have the opportunity to drop by on this day.
  • By Night-  We'll be enjoying a variety of traditional Kenyan foods at one of Nairobi's most acclaimed restaurants, but don't worry Kenyan cuisine is a delicious medley of everything you already love. You'll also have the opportunity to experience a live band during this unique dining experience.

Masai Mara Game Drive

Nairobi City Tour

Masai Mara Safari- Day 2 (October 21st)

The rundown:

  • By Day- Take a roadtrip from Nairobi to the Masai Mara, with several interesting stops along the way including a short shopping break. Settle into your safari lodge and enjoy a late afternoon game drive  where you'll have your first opportunity to spot some of your favorite animals.
  • By Night- Let the mystery of the Masai Mara lure you in with a cozy bush dinner complete with a surprise performance.

Masai Mara

Bush Dinner

Diani Beach (All-Inclusive resort) - Day 5 (October 24th)

The rundown:

  • By Day- Prepare for a somewhat early start as we visit the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Here you'll get a rare up close encounter with elephants up to the age of 3 years and hear about the circumstances that led them to the orphanage. Then we're headed to Diani Beach, Kenya's most posh beach town. You'll love the fine white sand and beautiful blue waters. You'll check into your amazing all inclusive digs, and start living the high life.
  • By Night- You can enjoy a variety of offerings at the resort including nightly entertainment, an open air nightclub and more.

Elephant Orphanage

Diani Beach

Diani Beach (All-Inclusive resort) - Day 6 (October 25th)

The rundown:

  • By Day- Take it easy while you enjoy a variety of activities around the resort during the day. We'll also have a few very special activities available for your enjoyment (more details to come).
  • By Night- In the evening we'll have a special themed Halloween party, and this year we will be dishing a prize to the best male and female costumes. So, start be ready to bring your "A" game!

Diani Beach (All-Inclusive resort) - Day 7 (October 26th)

The rundown:

  • By Day- Dust off your competitive spirit in preparation for an Adult Styled Field Day.  There will be something for all skillsets, and you will definitely want to win the prize.
  • By Night- In the evening dust off your finest African attire as we take part in a very special beachside gala, where we will enjoy local performances, grab every instagrammable moment, and turn all the way up.

Giraffe Center

Masai Mara Safari- Day 3 (October 22nd)

The rundown:

  • By Day- Start your day with an early morning game drive. There's truly nothing like watching all of the animals of the pridelands coming to life to start the day. We'll be on a quest to see the entire cast from the Lion King, though it's unlikely that we spot Rafiki. On this day you'll also have the opportunity to visit a hippo lodge and chat with real Masai warriors.
  • By Night-  Later in the evening we'll enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by our chefs followed by a lively late night bonfire. 

Massai Warriors

Famous Diani Beach Camels

Day at the Resort

Reserve your spot

Space is limited and is first come first served.

Book Your Package

Your package includes:

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • 4 nights stay in hotel and safari camp
  • 3 nights in all-inclusive beach resort
  • Meals
  • Tours & Special Events
  • Domestic Flights

Masai Mara Camp

Diani Resort

Single Occupancy ($3,000)

Payment Plan

(5 payments of $600.00)

Black Travel Fest Kenya-Single Occupancy (One-time)
Amount at checkout $3,000.00 USD

Full Payment

($3,000 at check out)

Double Occupancy ($2,500)

**per person**

Payment Plan

(5 payments of $500.00)

Black Travel Fest Kenya-Double Occupancy (One-time)
Amount at checkout $2,500.00 USD

Full Payment

($2,500 at check out)

Nairobi Hotel

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are flights included in the price?

  • This go-round flights are not included in the price, but you can check Secretflying.com, Priceline.com, and Kayak.com to find the best flight prices on the market.

Is there someone that can help me book my flight?


  • We are currently negotiating group flights discounts with Kenya Air and will be sharing any updates via email. You can also reach out to our preferred agent at cici@mahoganyfly.com for assistance booking flights.


Is there a specific airline recommended?

  • Kenya Airways, Emirates, and Qatar appear to have the best routes for this itinerary.


What if my flight arrives a day early?

  • If your flight has you arriving before October 20th, you can let us know your  budget and we'll recommend some reasonably priced hotels that you can choose from.


What is the name of the airport we are flying in to?

  • Airport code: NBO or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport


What if I pay for the trip and can no longer attend?

  • The trip is non-refundable; however, it is transferable. This means you are permitted to resell your slot to another participant, but Black Travel Fest is unable to offer a refund.


Is transfer included to and from our accommodations?

  • Yes, airport transfers are included in the package price. Note, that you will likely be transported to the hotel with other participants.

Are alcoholic beverages included?

  • Drinks will be included during the 3 days we stay at the all-inclusive resort in Diani Beach. 


What about checked bags for domestic flights?

  • Domestic flights within Kenya typically allow for 1 checked bag, 1 hand luggage, and 1 personal item. Final baggage allowances will be communicated closer to the trip date.

Which hotel should I stay in if I arrive a day early on 10/19?

  • We recommend staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport. This hotel has an airport shuttle, and runs around $120 per night.

Extended Payment Plan for 2 People

(5 payments of $1000.00)