Wellness Safari Tours in Kenya & Tanzania

A Gift to Yourself & Your Wellbeing

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Wellness & Wildernesss

Embark on your magical African wellness safari experience that will expand your mind and excite your senses

We all know that nature is the best healer. Feeling the sunlight and the soft breezes from the plains, the forests, and the lakes is the best tonic for our health.

Add to these magical landscapes Africa’s beautiful giraffes, elephants, leopards, gazelles, and more to this natural tapestry and you have the ingredients for an energizing safari experience.

Now imagine being on one of our Kenya safaris, with all of nature’s endless gifts, and adding a mindful physical, emotional, and mediative intention to your day.

For instance: Picture yoga at dawn overlooking a sunrise upon a glowing savannah, the early morning grazers wandering into the fields. Or perhaps a meditation session nestled in a green acacia forest, with the sounds of a nearby waterfall and the calls of birdlife all about.

Let us introduce you to another type of safari – known as the wellness safari – a special journey of discovery – of the fantastical natural world all around and of the amazing worlds lying deep within us.

What Exactly Is a Wellness Safari?

For all the reasons we go on safari – to escape our everyday routines, to leave behind the tensions of city life, to connect with the beauty of wildlife and nature, a wellness safari only adds to these purposeful intentions.

It is a blending of exploration with self-care – a restoration of your physical and mental well-being. On a wellness safari, you’ll enjoy all the benefits of a healthful retreat, exploring your emotional and personal growth… with the added luminous backdrop of Kenya’s and Tanzania’s parks and wildlife.

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Yoga pose on a wellness safari
Yoga class taken on a Kenyan wellness safari
Guided walk on a wellness safari tour

Let’s Get Mindful… and Physical

Here is the opportunity to put yourself first with guided meditations, massage, yoga, and focused physical activities. For instance, we can take a break from our 4 x 4 Safari Jeep and go for a directed nature walk encouraging mindfulness and a real connection with Africa’s flora and fauna and its close-up bouquet of colors, smells, and sounds.

We can take a bike ride past the animals for a physical experience and a new perspective on those grazing buffalo, giraffes, and zebra while observing our place in the natural order.

Adding to our safari, where else but Africa can we exercise in a state-of-the-art gym with views of wandering elephants, antelope, monkeys, and warthogs to observe… as they observe us.

And finally, a wellness safari also means some pampering and variety to our routine. After a day hiking or biking, a well-earned massage, spa, or ayurvedic treatment is just the ticket to a peaceful place.

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Who Would Benefit Wellness Trips in Africa?

Just as each safari-goer has their own reasons for adventuring through the fields and forests of East Africa, those who seek the reinvigoration of a wellness safari bring their unique story to this experience.

When you contact us, we’ll ask you what you are looking to gain from your adventure with us. Relaxation? Bonding with another? Some form of recovery?

Our questions and your answers will help us tailor the depth, breadth, and specific activities of your wellness vacation.

So if you’re a stressed-out city dweller, a couple looking for a closer bond, or on your own path toward self-discovery we can help assist you toward your goals.

Mountain bikers on a cycling safari excursion see a giraffe

Some of Our Favorite Wellness Lodges and Camps

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These well-appointed lodges and tented camps are a perfect complement to any safari but they also offer amenities and environments that will enhance your wellness getaway.

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Nairobi, Kenya

With its traditional charm, this iconic hotel is elegant with a unique twist: guests interact with the giraffes on the property. Enjoy spa treatments and guided walks.

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Tsavo West National Park, Kenya

Chyulu Spa provides two open-air massage pavilions, a yoga deck, a spa pool, a hammam and a gym, all boasting sensational views of the African wilderness. The perfect environment for a tranquil and harmonious Feng Shui wellness retreat.

Meditating in the Masai Mara during a Wellness safari

Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Situated high above the Rift Valley, with large tented suites, enjoy magnificent views from the fitness center, the pool, or even your four-poster bed.

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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Enjoy a deep reconnection with nature nourishing the self with botanicals and immersive moments such as the Sunset Kopje Meditation.

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Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

Sunrise yoga? Sure. But how about a sunrise run over the savannah alongside a Maasai warrior? A most inspirational training partner. Or, you can just opt for a massage in your luxury tented suite.

Preparing For Your Wellness Journey

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As with any safari, the stunning landforms and magnificent creatures you’ll discover have a transforming power all their own. Still, it’s always helpful to set your intentions and expectations to get the most from your journey.

Even before you depart, think about what you would like to gain from your wellness adventure. Is it strictly relaxation, a reconnection with self or others, time to reflect on life goals… or something else?

What sorts of activities will best enable those things you want to accomplish? And how to balance your inner intentions with the opportunities of the safari world around you?  You’ll certainly enjoy blissful sunrise meditations but don’t overlook the joy and connection that an exciting game drive will bring to all aspects of your being. 

Finally, all safaris but especially a wellness journey offer occasions to connect with the people of the local communities. Being close to those who are in harmony with their surroundings, family, and work may be the greatest rejuvenating secret of all.


Our Africa Safaris in Kenya, Tanzania & Zanzibar

Please contact your safari expert at Africa Kenya Safaris to learn about our many safari adventures and how we weave wellness into every aspect of your adventure.

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Check out our many safari choices:

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Africa Kenya Safaris offers you full and half-day excursions & trips from Nairobi

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Explore our multi-day Kenya safari adventures ranging from 2 - 12 days from Nairobi - Africa's safari capital

Salt Lick Safari Lodge in Tsavo West National Park


Enjoy a Kenya wildlife safari then finish up your holiday at Kenya’s Diani Beach.

Enjoy your Kenya safaris from Diani beach resorts


Kenya safaris from beach resorts of Diani - voted Africa's leading beach destination

Large herds of elephants at Amboseli National Park in Kenya


Explore Amboseli - best place to see large herds of free-ranging elephants and scenic views of Mount Kilimanjaro

Kenya Flight safaris from Nairobi by Africa Kenya Safaris


Book Kenya flight Safaris and explore Masai Mara, Amboseli, Samburu & Lewa Conservancy.

Hot Air balloon safari at Masai Mara National Reserve


Masai Mara is home of the Great Wildebeest Migration, Big Five of Africa, Big cats, Masai culture etc.

Leopard in Tsavo West National Park


Exciting African safaris from the coastal resorts. Shake off the sand and look for some big game excitement

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Experience wildlife parks, beaches and mountains of Kenya & Tanzania

Experience the best of both worlds - a thrilling Kenya safari and a memorable Diani beach vacation


Experience the best of both worlds - a thrilling Kenya safari and a dream Diani beach vacation

Giraffe encounters at Nairobi Giraffe Centre


Join our exciting Kenya short Group safari Tours from Nairobi in 4x4 safari jeeps

Exciting 4x4 Tanzania safaris from Arusha town


Book Exciting 4x4 Tanzania safaris from Arusha town. Explore Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Manyara, Tarangire e.t.c.

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Pre/post your African safari holiday in Kenya & Tanzania, 'escape' to Africa's leading beach destination - Zanzibar!

Africa mountain climbing adventures climb mount Kenya and mount Kilimanajaro


Africa mountain climbing adventure tours. Climb Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro

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Enjoy a deserved holiday on the sandy beaches of Mombasa, Diani, Malindi, Watamu, Lamu & Zanzibar

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From the amazing wildlife in the vast savannah to beautiful beaches, Kenya & Tanzania are destinations you won’t want to miss on your tour to Africa.

Wellness Safari FAQs

Embark on a journey of well-being and rejuvenation with Africa Kenya Safaris’ Wellness Safaris. Our wellness-focused safaris offer a unique opportunity to connect with nature, revitalize your spirit, and prioritize self-care in the heart of East Africa. Whether you seek relaxation, holistic healing, or a blend of adventure and wellness, our frequently asked questions (FAQ) section provides valuable insights into planning and experiencing a safari that nurtures both your body and soul. Explore the world of Wellness Safaris and the enriching experiences they offer in this informative FAQ.

Wellness is a multifaceted concept that extends beyond physical health and exercise. It encompasses a state of well-being that involves the balance of mind, body, and spirit. At Africa Kenya Safaris, we understand wellness as the art of nurturing and rejuvenating the self through mindfulness, conscious living, and the connection to the natural world. It’s about finding harmony with yourself and your surroundings.

African Wellness Safaris, offered by Africa Kenya Safaris, are a harmonious blend of two transformative worlds: the untamed beauty of Africa’s wilderness and the holistic practices of wellness. These unique journeys are designed to nourish both body and soul, offering an immersive experience that allows you to reconnect with nature, while also rejuvenating your physical and mental well-being.

The Essence of Wellness Safaris

At Africa Kenya Safaris, we believe that true wellness goes beyond the spa and the gym—it’s about embracing the healing power of the natural world. Wellness Safaris provide a holistic approach to self-care, featuring guided activities that include meditation, yoga, and mindfulness sessions in the heart of the African bush. These activities are carefully curated to instill a sense of tranquility and balance, empowering you to unwind and find inner peace while surrounded by the captivating landscapes and wildlife that Africa is renowned for.

Your Journey to Wellness

Embarking on an African Wellness Safari allows you to explore the vibrant ecosystems and awe-inspiring wildlife while engaging in wellness practices that rejuvenate your body and mind. With our passionate team of expert guides and instructors, you’ll not only witness Africa’s majestic creatures but also deepen your connection to the natural world. Africa Kenya Safaris’ Wellness Safaris offer a unique opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embark on a profound journey of self-discovery and renewal in the heart of Africa’s wilderness.

Safaris are, indeed, an excellent choice for those seeking wellness. The serene landscapes, untouched wilderness, and close encounters with wildlife offer a unique environment for relaxation, rejuvenation, and reconnection. Africa Kenya Safaris believes that the natural world has a profound impact on our well-being, and our Wellness Safaris are designed to harness the therapeutic power of the wild.

Reconnecting with Nature

The heart of the African wilderness is an ideal setting for practicing mindfulness and finding solace. Wellness Safaris with Africa Kenya Safaris allow you to immerse yourself in nature, escape the stress of daily life, and find serenity. The connection to the environment and the awe-inspiring experiences of witnessing wildlife in their natural habitat create a profound sense of well-being. Whether it’s yoga in the bush, meditation with the sounds of the wild as your backdrop, or simply taking in the tranquil scenery, our safaris provide opportunities for relaxation and self-discovery.

Balancing Body and Soul

Wellness on a safari isn’t just about relaxation; it’s a holistic journey of nurturing both body and soul. Our Wellness Safaris include guided activities such as yoga, meditation, and wellness workshops, allowing you to embrace a balanced lifestyle while surrounded by Africa’s breathtaking beauty. These activities, combined with the captivating wildlife encounters, create a unique blend of wellness and adventure. Africa Kenya Safaris offers a wellness experience that goes beyond the ordinary, providing an opportunity to unwind, find inner peace, and connect with the natural world in the heart of Africa’s pristine landscapes.

Wellness Safaris, offered by Africa Kenya Safaris, differ from traditional safaris in several distinct ways. These unique journeys are a departure from the conventional safari experience, focusing on nurturing your well-being through a combination of wildlife encounters and wellness activities.

Holistic Well-Being

One of the key distinctions of Wellness Safaris is their focus on holistic well-being. While traditional safaris primarily revolve around wildlife viewing and game drives, Wellness Safaris incorporate mindfulness, meditation, yoga, and wellness workshops into the itinerary. These activities are carefully curated to instil a sense of tranquility, balance, and relaxation during your safari journey. It’s about going beyond the thrill of wildlife encounters to nurture your body and soul, fostering a deeper connection with the environment.

The Wellness Component

The wellness component is another significant difference. Traditional safaris may offer a level of adventure and excitement, but Wellness Safaris prioritize rejuvenation in the wilderness. These safaris are designed to provide a sense of retreat and self-discovery in the heart of Africa’s pristine landscapes. They offer a unique opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embark on a profound journey of well-being, all while surrounded by the captivating beauty of Africa’s untamed nature.

Wellness activities on our safari tours are designed to create a harmonious blend of nature and rejuvenation. Our expertly crafted itineraries offer a range of immersive wellness experiences that connect you with the environment, promote relaxation, and enhance your well-being. From sunrise yoga sessions surrounded by the sights and sounds of the wild to guided meditation that allows you to find inner peace in the heart of the African wilderness, our Wellness Safaris offer a unique opportunity for holistic rejuvenation.

Mindful Connection with Nature

On Africa Kenya Safaris’ Wellness Safaris, you can expect a variety of wellness activities. Our wellness experts will guide you through yoga and meditation sessions, helping you to immerse yourself in the tranquility of the African bush. These activities are carefully designed to enhance your connection with nature and offer moments of stillness and mindfulness. Wellness workshops that focus on nutrition, stress management, and holistic well-being are also available, providing valuable insights and practices that you can carry with you beyond your safari.

Wellness with a Safari Adventure

What sets our wellness activities apart is the balance between adventure and well-being. While enjoying the excitement of game drives and wildlife encounters, you can also engage in wellness practices that rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. The combination of thrilling safari experiences with moments of serenity and self-discovery creates a unique safari adventure. Whether it’s finding inner peace as you gaze at a majestic African sunset or embracing the day with a morning yoga session under the vast African sky, our Wellness Safaris offer a holistic journey of well-being in the heart of the wild.

Wellness safaris with Africa Kenya Safaris are designed to provide a holistic approach to mental well-being. The serene natural surroundings, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, create an ideal environment for relaxation and rejuvenation. Engaging in mindfulness practices such as meditation and yoga during your safari allows you to disconnect from stressors and connect with the present moment. These activities help reduce anxiety, improve concentration, and promote mental clarity.

Stress Reduction in Nature’s Embrace

The African wilderness offers a unique setting for stress reduction. The immersive experience of being surrounded by nature, observing wildlife in their natural habitat, and enjoying the tranquility of the bushveld all contribute to lowering stress levels. Our safaris encourage guests to let go of the worries of everyday life and find solace in the beauty of the natural world. The sights and sounds of the African landscape have a soothing effect on the mind, fostering mental relaxation and reducing stress.

Empowerment and Self-Discovery

A wellness safari is more than just relaxation; it’s an opportunity for self-discovery and empowerment. Engaging in wellness activities in the heart of the wilderness allows you to explore your inner self and find a deeper connection with nature. As you discover the balance between adventure and well-being, you gain a sense of control and empowerment over your mental state. This sense of self-empowerment is a valuable tool for maintaining mental well-being long after your safari concludes.

Africa Kenya Safaris offers guests the opportunity to start their days with sunrise wellness activities that are both serene and invigorating. The African bush comes alive as the sun begins to crest the horizon, and this is the perfect time for mindfulness practices like sunrise yoga and meditation. Greeting the day with a tranquil yoga session amidst the natural beauty of the African wilderness allows guests to connect with the environment and set a peaceful tone for the day ahead. It’s a rejuvenating experience that instils a sense of tranquility and connection with the surroundings.

Reflecting on Sunsets

As the African sun sets on the horizon, guests can participate in sunset wellness activities designed to promote relaxation and reflection. The evening’s warm and golden hues provide a stunning backdrop for activities like sunset meditation. These sessions allow you to pause and appreciate the beauty of nature while contemplating the experiences of the day. Reflecting on the day’s adventures during a sunset wellness activity can be a deeply enriching and meditative experience.

Mindful Moments in Nature

The combination of sunrise and sunset wellness activities on our safaris ensures that guests have mindful moments in nature. Whether you’re starting the day with a sense of calm or winding down with gratitude for the beauty of the evening, these activities offer a unique connection to the environment. The quiet moments of introspection amidst the natural world foster a deeper appreciation for the African landscape and its role in your well-being. The sunrise and sunset activities on our wellness safaris allow guests to embrace the mindfulness and serenity that the African wilderness has to offer.

Wellness safaris with Africa Kenya Safaris are not only suitable for solo travellers but also highly recommended for those seeking a unique and enriching solo adventure. These safaris provide an ideal environment for individuals to focus on their well-being and self-discovery. Solo travellers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the African wilderness and engage in wellness activities that promote relaxation, mindfulness, and personal growth. The serenity of the natural surroundings allows solo travellers to disconnect from the noise of daily life and connect with their inner selves.

Tailored Wellness Experiences

Our wellness safaris are designed to offer tailored wellness experiences, which make them particularly suitable for solo travellers. These safaris provide the flexibility for individuals to choose activities that align with their personal well-being goals. Whether it’s yoga, meditation, guided nature walks, or spa treatments, solo travellers can curate their wellness journey according to their preferences. The guided wellness sessions also create a sense of community, allowing solo travellers to connect with like-minded individuals who share an interest in self-care and mindfulness.

Empowerment and Connection

Solo travellers often find that wellness safaris empower them with a sense of self-reliance and self-discovery. The wilderness setting fosters a deep connection with nature and a better understanding of oneself. The experience of being immersed in the African landscape and its abundant wildlife offers opportunities for reflection and personal growth. Solo travellers return from wellness safaris with a renewed sense of well-being and a stronger connection to both the natural world and their inner selves. These safaris are not just suitable for solo travellers; they are transformative and empowering experiences.

Africa Kenya Safaris understands the importance of well-being for families and offers the option to include wellness activities in your family safari. Our family wellness safaris are designed to cater to both adults and children, ensuring that every family member can enjoy the benefits of relaxation and mindfulness amidst the stunning African wilderness. These safaris provide an opportunity for families to bond, reconnect with each other, and with nature.

Customized Family Wellness

Families can customize their wellness safari experience by selecting activities that are suitable for all age groups. Parents can engage in yoga or meditation sessions, while children can enjoy age-appropriate activities that promote well-being and mindfulness. Family wellness safaris often include guided nature walks, where the whole family can explore the African landscape and its incredible wildlife. The shared experience of wellness activities in the wild enhances the family safari, creating lasting memories and a sense of tranquility for everyone.

Balancing Adventure and Relaxation

Family wellness safaris strike a balance between adventure and relaxation. While enjoying thrilling game drives and wildlife encounters, families can also participate in wellness activities like guided family meditation or family yoga sessions. These activities provide a break from the excitement of the safari and allow families to unwind together in the heart of nature. Wellness activities not only complement the adventure but also offer a holistic family safari experience that nurtures physical and mental well-being.

Africa Kenya Safaris provides exceptional opportunities for outdoor yoga sessions during our wellness safaris. Practicing yoga in the heart of the African wilderness is a rejuvenating and spiritually uplifting experience. Our expert wellness guides carefully select serene and picturesque locations for yoga sessions, offering the perfect backdrop of the natural world. Participants can immerse themselves in the beauty and tranquility of the surroundings while engaging in yoga sessions that promote mindfulness, flexibility, and well-being.

Connection with Nature

Outdoor yoga sessions on our wellness safaris not only enhance physical and mental wellness but also create a profound connection with nature. The African landscapes, from lush savannas to tranquil lakeshores, provide a unique and inspiring setting for yoga practice. The sights and sounds of the wilderness add an extra layer of serenity to the experience. Yoga enthusiasts and beginners alike can revel in the sensation of practicing yoga amidst the untamed beauty of Africa, fostering a deeper connection with the environment and an increased sense of inner peace.

Guided Yoga Experiences

Our wellness guides are experienced in leading outdoor yoga sessions that cater to individuals and groups. They provide guidance and support to participants, ensuring that the sessions are suitable for all levels of experience. Whether it’s a sunrise yoga session to greet the day or a sunset yoga session to unwind, the guided outdoor yoga experiences offered by Africa Kenya Safaris are a highlight of our wellness safaris, promoting well-being, mindfulness, and a sense of unity with the natural world.

Africa Kenya Safaris understands the importance of dietary preferences, and we offer a range of options to cater to all our guests, including vegetarian and vegan dining choices. Our culinary team is well-versed in crafting delicious and nutritious meals that align with wellness and dietary requirements. On our wellness safaris, you can savour a variety of plant-based dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or simply seeking healthy eating options, our menus are thoughtfully designed to meet your needs.

Diverse Menu Selection

For vegetarian and vegan travellers, our diverse menu selection ensures a delightful dining experience. We offer a delectable array of dishes that showcase the vibrant flavours of African cuisine, while also providing the nutritional balance essential for a wellness-focused journey. From colourful salads and vegetable-rich stir-fries to hearty soups and grain-based options, our chefs prepare meals that not only cater to your dietary preferences but also enhance your overall well-being.

Customized Culinary Experiences

At Africa Kenya Safaris, we pride ourselves on providing personalized services. If you have specific dietary requirements or preferences, our team is more than happy to create customized culinary experiences tailored to your needs. Whether it’s a gluten-free breakfast, a vegan lunch, or a vegetarian dinner, we ensure that your wellness safari is a gastronomic delight, offering delectable meals that align with your dietary choices and support your health and well-being.

Booking a wellness safari with Africa Kenya Safaris is a straightforward process designed for your convenience. Begin by exploring our range of wellness travel packages on our website. You can browse through the itineraries, each highlighting the unique wellness experiences we offer. Once you’ve found the safari that resonates with your interests, simply click on the “Book Now” or “Enquire Now” button on the respective package page.

Personalized Consultation

After you’ve expressed your interest in a wellness safari, our dedicated team will get in touch with you promptly to initiate the planning process. We believe in a personalized approach, so we take the time to understand your preferences, wellness goals, and any special requirements you may have. Our team will work closely with you to tailor the safari to your liking, ensuring it aligns with your wellness aspirations and travel schedule.

Secure Your Wellness Journey

Upon finalizing the details of your wellness safari, we will guide you through the booking and payment procedures. Africa Kenya Safaris offers a secure and transparent payment process for your peace of mind. Once your safari is confirmed, you can start looking forward to a rejuvenating and enriching wellness adventure in the heart of Africa. We are dedicated to making your booking experience hassle-free and ensuring your safari is an unforgettable journey towards well-being.

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