15 Days: Bowls & Safari
You are cordially invited to join the Kenya Bowls Federation and The Nairobi Club for an unparalleled combination of bowls and safari.
29 October – 13th Nov 2023
Make unforgettable memories on Kogelo Tours’ unique 2023 safari and bowls trip. You’ll have the opportunity to play on the grounds of prestigious historical clubs, as well as come face to face with rare and incredible wildlife. This one-of-a-kind experience is not to be missed!
Day 1: Arrival
Arrive in Nairobi to be met by your Kogelo Tours hosts and transfer to Nairobi Club for some rest and relaxation after flight
Day 2: Roll Up
After a slow breakfast in the club gardens, we will have a welcome talk. You will then have time to unpack and explore before a 2 pm bowls practice and roll up.
Day 3: Elephants
Start the day by making new friends at the elephant orphanage followed by an afternoon bowls match against the Nairobi Club
Day 4: Markets
A free day to unwind or explore Nairobi and the bustling markets. Personal. Trips can also be arranged. Or simply get some practice in on the bowling green.
Day 5: Muthaiga Club
We visit the prestigious and beautiful Muthaiga Club, which was featured in the film Out of Africa, for a match against the club.
Day 6: Karen Blixen Museum
Visit the Karen Blixen Museum, the former home of the Danish author, famous for her 1937 book Out of Africa. Followed by an afternoon match with the Karen Club
Day 7: Kogelo Tours Trophy
Have a restful morning at the club or explore more of the city before one of the major high points of the tour, a match against The Kenyan Bowls Federation at the Nairobi Club
Day 8: Last day in Nairobi
Enjoy a slow morning with an afternoon match against the Nairobi Club and a farewell supper with club members. Rest well to head on Safari the next day.
Day 9: Tsavo
Board the train to Tsavo and transfer to Safari Lodge for an afternoon drive in Tsavo East – famous for the man-eating lions that took many of the railway construction workers in 1898
Day 10: Safari Day
Enjoy a full-day safari and keep your fingers crossed to see the beautiful Red Elephants. Stained red as they are constantly dust-bathing in the park’s fine red volcanic soil.
Day 11: Tsavo West
Transfer to Tsavo West for lunch at Lodge and another afternoon Game Drive.
Day 12: Safari Day
A full-day Safari in Tsavo West where we hope to see Rhino and Leopards
Day 13: Mt Kilimanjaro
Transfer to Amboseli for lunch in Lodge, followed by an afternoon drive to see elephants and giraffes under the wonderful backdrop of the snowcapped Mt Kilimanjaro
Day 14: Last Safari
Your final Game Drive through Amboseli before an afternoon transfer back to Nairobi.
Day 15: Final Goodbyes
Final goodbyes as we depart for the airport and head home
Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. Safari package includes full board. Accommodation in Nairobi includes breakfast, welcome lunch and farewell supper. Partners who do not play are also welcome. Additional tours like beach holidays on the Indian Ocean or a cultural stay in a traditional village can also be arranged. Flights are not included.