Together We Can - Local Community & Maasai Experience 4 days

 
  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Shared tour
  • Small group
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Aware

Together We Can 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 4-day cultural exchange, join us for the opportunity to visit four grassroots Kenyan communities that tourists rarely have a chance to genuinely engage with. Take an active role in helping at some of the projects we support, and meet the people who are coming together and bringing change to their social and economic welfare. Donate your time in a local soup kitchen, meet the strong and courageous women at a vocation and lifestyle training centre, and be inspired by some entrepreneurial Kenyan grandmothers. This experience will leave you humbled and heartened and you will finish the tour by spending time with the Maasai and learn about their fascinating way of life that hasn’t changed for centuries.


Day 1 Help at a Soup Kitchen

Getting involved in helping disadvantaged communities is both an opportunity to engage with local people and a rewarding way for travellers to contribute to alleviating the problems of poverty in Kenya. Today you visit a children’s centre on the outskirts of Nairobi supported by us, which provides the kids with their only regular meal each day. You lend a hand by helping to prepare and distribute nutritious food, and in return will receive beautiful, happy smiles and witness firsthand how communities work together to help the hungry and most vulnerable.

In the evening enjoy the dinner at the restaurants the locals love in Nairobi - we always have lots of fun and it’s a great opportunity to discuss and ask us all the questions that come to mind about the various communities and projects we visit.

Day 2 They Said It Can’t Be Done

Spend an incredible day with some amazing Kenyan women who have managed to overcome the most difficult challenges that life can bring. You will visit the Women's Empowerment Centre where local women in the area undertake an 18-month program that teaches them lifestyle, trade and entrepreneurial skills so they can set up their own businesses. The experience of meeting these determined and resourceful women will allow you to walk away with a new perspective on how teaching empowerment and skills can lift people out of poverty to support and keep families together.

Day 3 Grandmothers Love Their Pigs

Today you will visit another local community to meet some of the endearing and entrepreneurial Kenyan grandmothers who play a vital role in raising their grandchildren and providing a home and meals to many generations in their family. Visit a local grandmother’s pig farm and discover how pig-husbandry provides food and financial support and the bio-gas system creates energy out of the waste to power a home. Sit with the grandmothers and listen to their powerful stories of how they broke the cycle of poverty in between some joyful singing and dancing and a cup of local tea, and on this inspirational day you learn how resilient people can be.

In the evening enjoy the dinner at the restaurants the locals love in Nairobi - we always have lots of fun and it’s a great opportunity to discuss and ask us all the questions that come to mind about the various communities and projects we visit.

Day 4 Become a Maasai for the Day

Venture into rural Maasai country where you will meet a family and immerse yourself in the midst of the daily hustle and bustle of Maasai village life. Your host will be one of the village elders, an heir to his clan, and you meet his wife and children too. The male children of the family are young morans, the traditional defenders of the tribe. Learn about their traditional rites of passage while also discovering the intricacies of the Maasai family structure. An amazing day where you will get the chance to become an honorary Maasai, learn how to throw a traditional spear and the techniques needed to survive in the bush.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • 3 x nights accommodation at Palacina Hotel (5 stars)
  • Pick up and return from customer’s hotel
  • Air-conditioned vehicles for transfers
  • Breakfast and Light Lunch
  • Bottled Water, Tea/Coffee
  • Dinners on days 1 and 3 at the restaurants the locals love in Nairobi
  • 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 Aware:

  • 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)
  • 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

Question and answer

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from $2120 per person

* Minimum of 1 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 61 days before departure


  • Maasai
  • Maasai Village
  • Maasai Experience
  • Maasai Tribe
  • Responsible Travel
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Sustainable Program
  • Ecotourism
  • Community Life
  • Empowe
  • Centre For Women Empowerment
  • Nairobi
  • Women's Empowerment Centre