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12-Day Kenya & Tanzania Classic Safari

Info and Terms

Oct. 19–30, 2023

with Ram Wiener, E-RYT 500 and Swami Ramananda, E-RYT, C-IAYT



Meals Included: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D) – If not indicated you’ll be responsible for providing your own meal on that day.

Day 1, Oct. 19: Nairobi – Arrival
Arrive in Nairobi where you are met by our representative. After a short brief, you will be transferred to your hotel at Sarova Panafric where you are booked on Bed & Breakfast.
• Meal Plan: D
Day 2, Oct. 20: Nairobi – Lake Naivasha
After breakfast a group orientation will take place from 9–10:30 am, after which the group will start their safari immediately after. This combined Kenya and Tanzania Safari starts from Nairobi. Drive to the floor of the Rift Valley and stop to take photos at the Great Rift Valley view point after which continue to Lake Naivasha.
After lunch, enjoy a boat ride on the lake plus a walking safari and Crescent Island. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club.
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Approximate Transit Time: 2-hour drive
• Activities from 2:30–4:30 pm
Day 3, Oct. 21: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
Early morning game drive in the park, after which depart for Masai Mara, one of East Africa’s most famous reserves, The Mara consists of undulating hills and great rolling grasslands that sustain some of the most varied wildlife in Africa, if not the world. Arrive in the evening. Game drives here include, lion, elephant, cheetah, giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest, gazelle and other plains game abound, not forgetting the hundreds of species of birds.
Dinner and overnight at Pride Inn Mara
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Approximate Transit Time: 4-hour drive
• Game drives from 2–6 pm
Day 4, Oct. 22: Masai Mara
The full day is dedicated to game spotting in this sprawling reserve. You can watch lions, cheetahs, and leopards. Option of a visit to a Masai village or a hot-air balloon ride that starts at 6 am and ends with a champagne breakfast on the plains. What an exhilarating experience!
All meals and overnight at Pride Inn Mara
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Masai Village Tour from 2–3:30 pm
• Game drives from 8 am–1 pm and from 3–6 pm
Day 5, Oct. 23: Masai Mara – Isebania Border – Lake Victoria
Early morning, after breakfast, check out with packed lunches and drive to Isebania Border; enjoy packed lunches enroute. Exchange vehicles and proceed to Lake Victoria. Enjoy a tour on the lake plus a boat ride. Dinner and overnight at Serenity on the Lake Lodge.
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Approximate Transit Time: 5-hour drive
• Activities from 2–5 pm
Day 6, Oct. 24: Lake Victoria – Serengeti
After breakfast, drive to Serengeti. Arrive for lunch. After lunch enjoy game drives in the park. Dinner and overnight at Sound of Silence Lodge.
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Approximate Transit Time: 2-hour drive
• Game drives from 2–6 pm
Day 7, Oct. 25: Serengeti
Full day to enjoy game drives in the park. All meals and overnight at Sound of Silence Lodge.
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Game drives from 8 am–6 pm
Day 8, Oct. 26: Serengeti – Ngorongoro
After breakfast, check out and drive to Ngorongoro with packed lunches, arrive and descend to the crater with picnic lunches until early evening. Ascend and proceed to Ngorongoro Farm House for dinner and overnight.
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Approximate Transit Time: 4-hour drive
• Game drive from 10 am–4 pm
Day 9, Oct. 27: Ngorongoro – Mto Wa Mbu Local village tour – Lake Manyara
After breakfast, drive to Mto wa Mbu village. You will be able to visit farms, schools, markets, churches, and milling machines. Tours last around 2–3 hours but the timings are flexible. You will have a local, knowledgeable guide and you will get a good feel for the social side of the village. You may also visit a youth art project & workshop. The tour will finish at the bustling local market, after which you will proceed to your lodge for lunch.
Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views. Lake Manyara’s famous tree-climbing lions are another reason to pay this park a visit. The only kind of their species in the world, they make the ancient mahogany and elegant acacias their home during the rainy season and are a well-known but rather rare feature of the northern park. In addition to the lions, the national park is also home to the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world—a fact that makes for interesting game viewing of large families of the primates.
• Meal Plan: B, L, & D
• Approximate Transit Time: 1-hour drive
• Activities from 9 am–1 pm and Lake Manyara game drives from 3–5 pm
Day 10, Oct. 28: Lake Manyara – Arusha – Zanzibar
After breakfast you will be transferred to Arusha and catch a flight to Zanzibar. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight at BlueBay Beach Resort.
• Meal Plan: B & D
• Approximate Transit Time: 3-hour drive from Lake Manyara to Arusha
Day 11, Oct. 29: Zanzibar
Full day to relax and enjoy hotel facilities. All meals and overnight at Bluebay Beach Resort.
• Meal Plan: B & D
• Activities from 10 am–3 pm
Day 12, Oct. 30: Zanzibar – Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport and fly out.


Participants on this Integral Yoga tour are expected to follow a vegetarian diet. Alcohol, smoking, or recreational drugs are not permitted.


The cost of the program is $4250 per person for double accommodations and $4850 for single accommodations. This includes accommodations for eleven nights, meditations and Hatha Yoga Classes, meals (10 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, and 11 Dinners), and the activities described above and listed below.


No discounts apply.

What’s included

  • Flying doctors rescue
  • Airport Transfers
  • Transport in 4×4 Land Cruiser in Kenya
  • Transport in a 4×4 Land Cruiser in Tanzania
  • All applicable game park entrance fees
  • Accommodations indicated in the itinerary
  • Vegetarian meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water whilst on safari
  • Professional safari guide/driver
  • Masai Village cultural tour
  • Mto wa Mbu village tour
  • Extensive and unlimited game drives
  • Flight: Arusha-Zanzibar
  • Olduvai Gorge Museum visit
  • Boat ride at Lake Naivasha
  • Boat ride at Lake Victoria
  • Walking safari at Crescent Island
  • Ngorongoro Crater and Conversation fees
  • Meditation and Hatha Yoga classes

What’s not included

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Cost of vaccines
  • Personal expenses such as communication charges like emails, faxes, and phone calls
  • Extra beverages such as sodas and juices
  • Tips
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Laundry
  • The costs of obtaining visa
  • Cost of vaccines
  • Pre-tour accommodation which can be arranged on request


Please fill out a registration form and pay a $500 non-refundable deposit by Aug. 2, 2023. Final Payment is due by Aug. 19, 2023. Please fill out application on our web site or call 1-800-858-YOGA (9642), or 434-969-2084 (from outside US). Email: . if you have any questions.

Once we have confirmed your application we will send you a letter with travel information and a list on what to bring.


Visas are required to travel to both Kenya and Tanzania.
Kenya Passport/Visa Requirements
Tanzania Passport/Visa Requirements


Any cancellation more than 90 days before the safari starts the $500 deposit is kept by the Ashram.
Cancellations made between 90 and 60 days prior to the start of the tour will incur a cancellation fee of 40% of the total tour fee.
Cancellations made between 60 days to a ” no show ” prior to the start of the tour, will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total tour fee.


You would fly in to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport; booking code – NBO. You will be met by our representative.

Our last stop is in Zanzibar. You would fly out of Abeid Amani Karume International Airport; booking code – ZNZ.

We hope you can get away from it all and enjoy this wonderful vacation with like-minded people. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Ever Yours in Yoga,

Ram Wiener

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