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April 2019

Marich Pass & Turkwell Gorge – 19-22 April, 2019

April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
West Pokot Kenya + Google Map

The Easter trip is to this incredibly beautiful part of West Pokot. We shall visit Kapenguria museum enroute. At Marich we have a long walk along the Maruny River, visit the Wei Wei Irrigation Scheme, visit the local market in Tot or Ortum. We shall also have a full day’s visit to the Turkwell Gorge and the very dramatic power plant. We shall stay at the simple but charming Marich Pass Field Studies Centre. It is strung along the Maruny…

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Day Outing – Karura Forest: Saturday, 27 April 2019

April 27
karura Forest, Kenya + Google Map

The Karura Forest Reserve is an urban upland forest on the outskirts of Nairobi. This remarkable geographical location and natural resource is one of the largest gazetted forests in the world fully within a city limit. It covers an area of about 1,000 ha (2,500 ac) and today is a shining example of how country-based corporate social responsibility and individual philanthropy can serve to secure and protect a country’s natural resources. It is the perfect place to get your muscles…

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May 2019

The Tugen and Cherangani Hills – 1-5 May, 2019 (4 nights)

May 1 - May 5
KES34,600

This is one of the most fascinating but lesser known parts of Kenya. On this 4-night trip we head beyond Nakuru towards the Tugen Hills. Parts of the hills are heavily forested. The road then plunges towards Kerio Valley, giving magnificent views. The valley includes Lake Kamnarok, Rimoi Park, Chebloch Gorge and Torok Falls. The dramatic Elgeyo Escarpment is on our left as we climb into the Cherangani Hills, home of many of Kenya’s marathon and middle distance runners. Kerio…

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Archaeology & Palaeontology, dept behind the scenes guided tour – Sat 18 May

May 18

Archaeology & Palaeontology, dept behind the scenes guided tour Saturday, 18 May 2019 Nairobi National Museum   Full details will be published soon. Contacts: 0724 255 299 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org

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49th KMS Annual General Meeting – Wed 22 May, 2019 at Nairobi National Museum

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nairobi National Museum, Kenya + Google Map

  KMS Members, NMK Staff and friends of Museums are invited to the Kenya Museum Society's 49th Annual General Meeting. Wednesday, 22 May, at 6:30 pm in Ford Hall, Nairobi National Museum. The meeting will be preceded by a tour of the new KMS-funded Bees Exhibition in the museum at 5:45 pm. Wine, juice and bitings will be provided. Please confirm your attendance on or before Monday, 20 May by email to info@kenyamuseumsociety.org or phone 0724 255299. If would like…

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Off-peak Mara: 24-26 May 2019

May 24 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Mara Sarova,

Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the Mara in May. There are few minibuses but plenty of game. We shall stay at the beautiful Sarova Mara Camp. Cost: 21,800 ksh pp sharing Included: 2 days FB Not included: transport, park entry and lunch on Sunday. Bookings: 0724 255299 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org

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June 2019

Turkana Safari: 8 -17 June, 2019

June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 17 @ 5:00 pm
Turkana Kenya + Google Map
KES134,000

Route: Nairobi - Archer's Post - South Horr - Loiyangalani - Koobi Fora - North Horr - Chalbi Desert - Marsabit - Nairobi Accommodation: Both camping and Banda options available throughout. Members pay for whatever they choose; camping is usually Ksh 500 and Banda’s Ksh 1,000 Transport: In comfortable land cruisers that sit 6 persons. Cost: Ksh 134,000 Included: All meals provided for 9 days. All camping equipment, including mattress and pillow, provided but you pay your own camp/banda fee.…

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Day Outing – Behind the scenes guided tour of Mammalogy Section – Sat 22 June 2019

June 22
Ksh1,150

Did you know that there are more than 380 mammal species in Kenya? The Mammalogy Section serves as the national repository and reference centre for mammalian natural history collections and its focal point for research and conservation of Kenya’s mammal fauna. This is achieved through research, collecting, cataloguing, documentation, preservation disseminating and exhibition of mammal specimens. The section also promotes knowledge and appreciation of mammal fauna in Kenya through publication, seminars, exhibitions, guided tours to visitors and focal field training…

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Amboseli – Kilimanjaro – 28-30 June 2019

June 28 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Ksh23,300

Amboseli is at its best during or after the rains. The shallow wetlands are full of water and the park is green. We also explore Elerai conservancy. It is a quiet, unspoilt conservancy of 5,000 acres belonging to a Masai clan. It acts as a corridor that links Amboseli to the lower slopes of Kilimanjaro. From the northern side you get a very unusual view of the saddle between the two peaks of Kilimanjaro. The food is very good, the…

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August 2019

TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK AND TAITA HILLS – 8-13 Aug 2019

August 8 @ 8:00 am - August 13 @ 5:00 pm
Tsavo West Kenya + Google Map
Ksh78,500

This time, we will be traveling along Tsavo West National Park, the flagship of KWS' protected areas. Known by its magnificent scenery, from wooded and hilly landscapes, swamps, natural springs and rocky peaks to extinct volcanic cones, rolling plains and sharp outcrops dusted with greenery. We will be ending this extraordinary trip, visiting the Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary and the Taita Hills Sanctuary. Cost:   Residents 78,500 Ksh pp sharing Non-residents 94,000 Ksh pp sharing Included: All meals provided for 5…

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