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VOLUNTEER TOURISM

Community Volunteerism
Have some value adding skills? Experience to share? Volunteer opportunities are available within the several projects operated by Oldarpoi camp in Maasai Mara.

Community School
Oldarpoi camp operates a school for poor and vulnerable children, many of them who are underage girls rescued from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), and early marriage.Our Guests are welcomed to participate in the program, as teachers, health workers or capacity building.

Mara Learning & Development Centre
This is a vocational training centre associated with Oldarpoi. The centre educates young Maasai warriors to build up skills leading to employment. The educational facility also features a community library.Help train our youth to be self reliant.

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HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE OVER THE MARA

Rate: USD 450 inclusive of champagne breakfast and game drives.

Balloon flights typically take off at 6.30am. Passengers arrive in time to watch the balloon inflation as the pilots torch the coloured fabric to life. The flight is for one hour, each on different path and following the days prevailing winds. A Balloon flight allows passengers to float over the world’s most spectacular game reserve, and offers a magical bird’s eye view of the annual wildebeest migration and the other wildlife the Mara is famous for. On landing, the balloon crew set up a full champagne breakfast on the Mara plains. Each passenger then receives a certificate from their pilot as a special memoir of their flight. A game drive en route to the lodge or camp ends a special morning.

WALK WITH MAASAI MORANS (WARRIORS)

Rate: USD 30 per person
Have a feel of the wilderness as you walk amid the animals with a trained maasai tracker/guide/naturalists. The walk will give you an opportunity of appreciating the openness of the wild and learn about the existing flora and fauna.

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VISIT THE MAASAI BOMA (HOMESTEAD)

Rate: USD 30 per person

This will include a visit to a traditional maasai village or homestead. Here you will be taught about the maasai culture and way of life. A Maasai Moran will explain how the Maasai coexist with the natural environment. The visit will not end without a dance from the morans and women.

ENKIAMA MAASAI STYLE (HONEYMOON)

Come experience way of enjoying an unforgatable honeymoon in the wild savannah. Receive Maasai blessings from elders, walk through the most beautiful spots in the Mara while escorted by Maasai worriors.

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OTHER ACTIVITIES ORGANISED BY THE CAMP
  • Organized safaris into the Maasai Mara game reserve (game viewing).
  • Picnic breakfasts, bush lunches and bush dinners.
  • Evening entertainment (traditional dancing and story-telling) by Maasai warriors.
  • Volunteer opportunities for clients who would like to give their services and skills to the community’s social and economic projects (mixing volunteerism with travel).