Yoga ,Ayurveda ,Meditation & Safari Retreat,Kenya

  • Organizer: Jai Wellness
  • Type: Yoga Retreat
  • Starting From: 01-December-2019
  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Area: Kwale, Coast, Kenya
  • Food: Vegetarian,Vegan,Gluten Free,Organic,Pescetarian,Ayurvedic
  • Surrounding area: Near to Beach,Desert,Close To Nature

OVERVIEW

Imagine listening to the sound of nature and healing through yoga; walkthrough grasslands, and meditate under the soul-enriching shores of the Indian Ocean. The kind of environ awaits you in Kenya through a rejuvenating retreat program by JAI Wellness. 

The magnificent views of the sunset and thundering experience of the wildlife, the getaway bestows new experiences every day. With JAI Wellness’s Kenya Yoga and Ayurveda Meditation and Safri Retreat imbibe the authentic learning of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, along with enjoying each feature the country embodies.

The getaway is an exclusive retreat of adventure, spirituality, wellness, rejuvenation, and finding your peace. The perfect amalgamation of yoga, adventure, meditation, Ayurveda, and relaxation, the program reprise, reconnect and rejuvenate the body, mind, and soul. 

Full of fun and adventure, the escapade is more of a traveling retreat, where you explore three distinct locations in Kenya during the retreat of 12 days. The retreat starts from Mara, Diani, and Lamu, the retreat is accompanied by a sunset cruise, cultural events, and local fare.

Day 1: Arrival

As you arrive at the airport, you’ll be transferred to the hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day. Next day after delicious morning breakfast, head towards the first destination of the retreat- Mara. 

Day 2-4: Mara

Start the day with a private safari guide and driver to explore the place and view location. Then enjoy the luxury bush breakfast. In the evening, under the starlit sky, relax around the campfire and share time with other fellow participants. 

*Option for optional night safari for the adventure. 

Days at Mara comprises of luxury bush breakfast, lunch, dinner, tree planting ceremony, sunrise in the Savannah, evening campfire, sacred ceremony, daily game drives with Safari Land Cruisers. 

Day 4-8: Diani

After delicious breakfast and tree planting ceremony, head to Diani your next destination of the retreat. Embrace warm breeze, crystal blue water, and white sand beaches the stunning coastal panorama leaves you awestruck. The usual days comprises morning yoga session followed by breakfast, relaxation, afternoon yoga class, meditation, Yoga Nidra, Sound Healing, Mandala Creation Ritual, Ayurveda cooking class, and more. 

Day 8-12: Luma

On day eighth fly to the exotic island of Lamu- UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place is famous for its luxury holidays that help you to restore your balance. During these days enjoy daily yoga and meditation sessions, three meals, superb gastronomy, island hopping, kayaking, drumming circle ceremony, sunset cruise, and evening ceremony. 

Offering students the best of the living facility, JAI Well accommodates their guests in clean and comfy rooms available on double occupancy. The rooms are nicely designed, offering breathtaking views of the nature around. Well-facilitated with basic and modern amenities to make your stay luxurious and restful, the accommodation also has a cafe, lounge, spa, and sauna for complete rejuvenation.

Masai Mara

You’ll have two-night stay at the Olare Mara Kempinski, a famous luxury tented safari resort nestled in the heart of its private conservancy. The accommodation is a fusion of luxury and classic safari elegance and is available in various room types that include luxury rooms, exclusive suites, and more.

Diani

You’ll have four-night stay at Afrochic Diani, a jewel of Diani that provide a perfect getaway for the travelers who want it all exotic close to natural embellishments. Here you can avail various kinds of rooms which include Executive Suite, Junior Suite, Garden View Deluxe Room, and Ocean View Deluxe Room.

Lamu

You’ll have four-night stay at The Majlis Resort, a luxury beach hotel on Manda Island that is uniquely designed providing a superb beachfront location, stunning views, perfect setting, and the ideal accommodation.  

During the retreat, you will be offered three meals a day, which is vegetarian. The food is Ayurvedic, cooked freshly, using organic ingredients and herbs by the trained chefs of the center. They also serve seafood on request and fulfill your requirement of a healthy and balanced diet.

* If you have special dietary requirements it is advised to inform the organizers about the same when making a reservation.

JAI Wellness welcomes you to join them for this custom that involves luxury, wellness, meditation, adventure, relaxation, and transforming the lifestyle. The program is a lifetime experience in the magnificent land of Kenya, where heaven seems present on earth and dreams evolve into life.

The program is beyond a regular vacation. It’s an experience to explore the aspects of life, to unravel the layers of yoga, to get connected with the spiritual being, and to explore wildlife and stunning vista.

The program imbibes cultural and traditional customs, encourage deep self-introspection and unite you to like-minded people, which makes the program ideal and special.

Mara

  • Stay at Luxurious Hotels/Resort  Olare Mara Kempinski
  • All Three Meals- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Game Drives with Safari Land Cruisers
  • Tree Planting Ceremony 
  • Morning Sunrise in the Savannah
  • Evening Campfire
  • Sacred Ceremony with Massai Warriors

Diani 

  • Stay at Luxurious Hotels/Resort  Adrochin Diani
  • All Three Meals- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Daily Yoga and Meditation
  • Afternoon Tea and Ceremonies
  • Restoration, Introspection, Relaxation session
  • Ayurveda Cooking Class
  • Evening Ceremony 

Lamu 

  • Stay at Luxurious Hotels/Resort  Majlis
  • All Three Meals- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Daily Yoga and Meditation Session 
  • Superb Gastronomy 
  • Island Hopping 
  • Kayaking 
  • Excursion 
  • Drumming Circle Ceremony 
  • Dhow Sunset Cruise
  • Evening Ceremony 

Exclusion: Airfare, Visa Fee, Alcoholic Beverages, Flight or Travel Insurance

Olare Mara Kempinski / Afro Chic Diani/ The Majlis Resort

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Masai Mara

Olare Mara Kempinski is a tented safari resort created with a fusion of luxury and classic safari elegance. The center is well-embodied with modern amenities and leisure services providing a getaway into the wilderness. The center delivers what it promises, as the tent blends the welcome, vibrancy, and simplicity of the Masai culture.  

Diani

Afro Chic Diani is a boutique resort on the beach of Diani that bestows an ideal getaway setting for the discerning travelers who simply want to rest and relax. The center is encircled with natural embellishments and provides spectacular views of exotic and ancient dhows in full sail. The resort is embodied with all the leisure services you require to make your vacations grandeur.

Lamu

The Majlis Resort is a luxury hotel and staying center in Lamu. The place is uniquely designed, providing a spectacular beachfront view. Located on Manda Island and offer a perfect setting to relish your luxurious holidays to the core, the resort presents the timeless and elegant beauty of Lamu Island with its style and design.

Overview

Imagine listening to the sound of nature and healing through yoga; walkthrough grasslands, and meditate under the soul-enriching shores of the Indian Ocean. The kind of environ awaits you in Kenya through a rejuvenating retreat program by JAI Wellness. 

The magnificent views of the sunset and thundering experience of the wildlife, the getaway bestows new experiences every day. With JAI Wellness’s Kenya Yoga and Ayurveda Meditation and Safri Retreat imbibe the authentic learning of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, along with enjoying each feature the country embodies.

Reviews

The courses were unbelievable, one of the best travel experiences i've ever had. I am so happy with the depth, the wisdom and the transformation. There aren't many courses out there like this. I would definitely study with jai again.


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The teacher's are professional, very experienced and so knowledgable. Thank you for this opportunity. My life has changed so much. I have more answers now. I feel like i have so many tools now for self-healing and to help others


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Teachers

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    Nicole Mahabir

    Core Subject: Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda

    Nicole is a founding director of the JAI Wellness and holds over 3000 hours of study and teaching certifications in both yoga and Ayurveda. She also has professional certifications in other ancient and alternative medicine practices. When she is not teaching or seeing clients, she then organizes international professional programs and wellness retreats. Nicole is also a Senior Health and Wellness Contributor for CBC, drawing focus on Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy, and Natural Medicine.

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    Janeen

    Core Subject: Yoga, Ayurveda, Nutrition Counsellor

    Since childhood, Janeen showed a keen interest in the holistic practice of yoga, and later in her teenage, she embraced the practice of asana as the physical dimension of yoga. Her practice and curiosity have evolved into a profound discovery and integration of Ayurveda into her practice, career, and way of life. She holds certifications in Yoga and Ayurveda teacher training with over 200 Hour study and practical application. Janeen’s teachings focus on diet, self-care, lifestyle practice, meditation, breathing, and movement. She also facilities workshop, design wellness products, and share recipes that has a blend of herbs, natural products, health, and wellness.

Location

Transform yourself as you enter the glorious realm of Kenya. Ignite the fire in your soul and prepare to get connected with the spiritual self-standing amidst the sweet embrace of Kenya. A country in East Africa with its coastline on the Indian Ocean, Kenya encompasses the savannah, lakelands, dramatic great riffs, valley mountain highlands, and is home to wildlife like lions, rhinos, elephants and more. 

The retreat takes you to three most exquisite places in Kenya that includes Masai Mara, Diani, and Lamu.

Masai Mara: Masai Mara National Reserve is a dreamland for those who love night and wildlife safari. A place with a huge expanse of gently rolling grassland, flat-topped acacia trees, and massive herds of wildebeest and zebra, Masai Mara also has a dozen community conservancies and is the highlight of Kenya for having an adventure with the wilderness. 

Diani: Diani is a timeless destination in Kenya that is a well kept secret jewel with a flawless long stretched white-sand beaches, caress by surfable waves, and embraced by lush forest. There is no wonder the place is so popular for soulful getaways and wellness beach holidays. Diani is the most sought-after destination for seeking rest, restoration, and rejuvenation. 

Lamu: UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lamu is a small town on Lamu Island that has been the center of Swahili culture for over 700 Years. Dazzling with world-class beaches, coral reef, great food, Lamu has gained a well-deserved reputation for its luxurious treatment and hospitality. Avail the opportunity to explore the rich culture, custom, and tradition of the place. 

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit will not be refunded if the booking is cancelled. 
  • The remainder of the payment must be made 90 days before arrival.