On this Yoga Safari Retreat in East Africa you will connect to nature on a deeper level. You will enjoy serenity and calmness through daily sessions of Hatha Yoga. You will find inner peace and confidence through daily meditation. All while exploring Kenya’s most famous wildlife sanctuary, the Maasai Mara.
Our safari excursions will complement your connection to nature by maximizing wildlife viewing opportunities and exposing you to local culture and conservation initiatives.
Natalie Lichtenbert, 200RYT, CPT, will guide you through Hatha yoga flows, meditation, and Pranayama (breath work) daily. You will practice yoga with amazing views of the vast savannas while in the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Distant sounds of lions and elephants, in harmony with the calls of over 400 species of birds, will provide your senses with a calm energy that can only be found in this African wilderness.
Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport a Capture Africa Tour representative will meet you at the airport and provide transfer to the EKA Hotel for overnight.
The EKA Hotel is a contemporary, 5-star hotel, offering luxury in-room facilities, two on-site restaurants, and a small fitness center and outdoor pool.
1 Nights Lodging at EKA Hotel, Breakfast Only Included
Nairobi to the Maasai Mara National Reserve
We rise early for our drive to the Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Upon arrival and if time allows you will have your first yoga session in the late afternoon, along with dinner, and overnight at the Osero Lodge.
The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is an extension of Serengeti National Park and home to abundant wildlife including elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, zebra, giraffe, Thompson’s gazelle, and a small population of rhino. It hosts over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds.
The vastness and beauty of the Maasai Mara National Reserve landscape and wildlife is inspirational. It will enter into your soul, bringing stillness and healing to your spirit.
The Osero Lodge will be your home base for yoga, renewal, self reflection, mindfulness and adventure.
Each day there will be yoga along with game drives in the early morning, and early evening to optimize the viewing of wildlife and connect with your spirit animals.
Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi/Depart
Today is the last day of our Yoga Safari. After breakfast we’ll fly from the local airstrip to Wilson airport in Nairobi. When we arrive in Nairobi a Capture Africa Tours representative will transfer us to the EKA Hotel. We will have day rooms to freshen up before our farewell dinner and international flights home.
Day Room at EKA Hotel
Natalie Lynn Lichtenbert, 200RYT, CPT, is a certified teacher in the hatha yoga style, personal trainer, a scientist, a conservationist, and an adventurist. She believes that by practicing inspired yoga and meditation in nature, we are best capable of connecting to it which deepens and strengthens our desire to protect it. Her approach to yoga involves a fitness mindset focusing on alignment and mind/body restoration. She sees yoga as the method to clearing the mind and self-empowerment while guiding you back to yourself and leaving you with a positive vision of your future.