Special Conservation Tour with Orphaned Elephants


June 03rd – 11th, 2016

Book early, only 6 places available!

This private and unique tour is intended to raise awareness for the conservation work of the highly acclaimed, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, (DSWT), whose base is in Nairobi, Kenya. The Trust’s authentic conservation work of rescue, rehabilitation, and release of Elephants and Rhinoceros is second to none. Information about the work of the Trust can be found on their website: www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org

This tour offers a rare and intimate opportunity to personally engage with rescued young Elephants who have lost their mothers due to ivory poaching, or in some cases, have fallen into deep wells, resulting in the distraught mother and the herd having to abandon them after fruitless rescue attempts.

We will visit the most recently rescued orphaned Elephants at the Trust's Nairobi nursery, and then on to Tsavo East National Park, where the older orphans are preparing to return to the wild under the careful guidance of the Trust’s experienced Keepers.

To join this private tour, and to stay in the Sheldrick’s personal camp at Ithumba Hill, you are required to foster an Orphaned Elephant for US$50.00 per year. Please go to this web page: http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/asp/fostering.asp

To view the Tour Brochure: view here

To register for the Tour, please send through your deposit payment, and fill in and email through the two forms (registration here & indemnity here) to ruthyeat@gmail.com

The tour brochure provides more detailed information about our visits with the very young Calves at the Nairobi nursery, and then, over 5 days, with the older Orphans at Tsavo East National Park; plus all lodging details; airport transfers and more.

Tour Dates: June 03rd – 11th, 2016

US$ 3,799.00 per adult for 2 adult’s sharing
US$. 4,720.00 per adult for single accommodation

Trip details at a glance: 

June 3: Fly into Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you will be met
June 4: First visit with the youngest rescued Orphaned Elephants at Nairobi Nursery
June 5: Travel to Tsavo East National Park and meet with older Orphans at 5 pm
June 6 - 9: Join the older Orphans for three feeding times, including at a water hole
June 10: Travel back to Nairobi and finish the tour with the babies at the Nursery
June 11: Fly to your next destination after being transported by us to the airport

To make bookings, and for all inquiries, contact Ruth Yeatman: ruthyeat@gmail.com