Go Granny Go 7 hours

 
  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Responsible

Go Granny Go! is a tour in the Magical Kenya Signature Experience Collection - curated, unique, authentic and exceptional once-in-a-lifetime Kenyan travel experiences accredited by the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB).

On this enlightening day tour, you meet some endearing and entrepreneurial grandmothers who are beating their generational cycle of poverty. Many Kenyan grandmothers play a vital role in raising their grandchildren and extended families, and you’ll visit a pig farm, which is a project supported by us to improve the livelihoods of grandmothers by empowering them through small-scale farming. They invite you to assist with farming activities, help cook a traditional meal, and by sharing lots of laughter and listening to their inspirational stories, you’ll get a real insight into the strength and resilience of these remarkable Kenyan women.


Help a grandma become a pig farmer

We drive you to a Kikuyu village on the outskirts of Nairobi, where Kenyan grandmas are often responsible for raising their grandchildren and others in their family when parents can no longer look after them. Sometimes up to 20 family members live in a grandmother’s one-room corrugated iron home, and the financial constraints are extremely challenging. But thanks to a pig-farming small business program supported by us and the involvement of travellers like yourself, the grandmas earn a sustainable source of income from pig-husbandry to feed their families, while the bio-gas system creates energy out of the waste to power their homes which means that the family no longer has to cut down trees for cooking and heating purposes.

You meet the community’s warm and welcoming grandmothers, be shown around a pig farm and pitch in with the chores if you like, join in some joyful singing and dancing over a cup of local tea or chai, help cook lunch of beans and ugali (a maize flour dish eaten across East Africa), or learn how to make a chapati (soft layered bread). Your tour fees and visit support their training, as well as veterinary care and feed for the pigs, and this is a rare opportunity to support a grassroots social enterprise. The grandmothers narrate their powerful stories about how the program has helped them run a sustainable business that keeps their families together, and you learn how resilient people can be. The future of our grandmothers is as bright as their engaging personalities.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Pick up and return from customer’s hotel
  • Air-conditioned vehicles for transfers
  • Light Lunch
  • Bottled Water, Tea/Coffee
  • Tips and Gratuities

Available in

English, Suahili


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Nairobi , Kenya

Pick up times available: 09:30

Pick up location: Customers hotel in Nairobi

Ends at: Customers hotel in Nairobi

Nearest airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)



Covid-19 measures

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

We are Eco Responsible:

  • Contributing to nature conservation or indigenous project(s)
    Contributing to nature conservation or indigenous project(s)
    A percentage of product income is contributing to local nature conservation or indigenous project(s)
  • Eco-friendly meals
    Eco-friendly meals
    Meal(s) in restaurant or snack(s) that is produced using locally sourced products, saving energy, recycling, biodegradable cleaning products, saving water resources etc.
  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 61 days or more before the travel date
10% cancellation fee - between 11-60 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-10 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $265 per person

* Minimum of 1 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 61 days before departure