Reed Travel Features
NEW YORK -- Park East Tours created a 14-day family safari to
Kenya with departures timed to coincide with school vacations.
The tour is scheduled to operate in August and December. Next
year, trips will take place in April, July, August and
Each trip will feature activities designed for younger
travelers, including a chance to hand-feed a giraffe at the African
Fund for Endangered Wildlife center; visits to Samburu and Njemps
villages and a Masai village and school; discussions on animal
behavior and conservation, and breakfast at the hippo pool at the
Masai Mara reserve.
Also on the agenda are an encounter with a tame rhino, a visit
to a chimp orphanage and a trip to the Nairobi National Park, where
another orphanage features lion cubs, baby hippos and
Accommodations are at such properties as the Sweetwaters Tented
Camp and the Siana Springs Camp in the Masai Mara.
Inclusive package prices begin at $5,295 for adults and $4,895
for children ages 12 to 18; children under age 12 are charged
Rates cover deluxe accommodations, all meals in Africa, wildlife
viewing (in a six-passenger mini-van), the services of a
naturalist-guide and other amenities.
Further details can be obtained from Park East at (800) 223-6078
or (212) 765-4870; fax (212) 265-8952.