Kenya Coast & Safari Extension
Diani Beach Kenya
The perfect retreat.
The Kenyan coastline is an undiscovered gem. Located on the Indian Ocean, the tropical shores of Diani are known for its white sand and turquoise warm waters.
Diani Blue is a charmingly small, intimate and exclusive beach lodge, lapped by the waters of the India Ocean. Ideally located on Diani Beach, which was recently voted the “Best Beach in Africa” by the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry. Diani Blue features just six spacious Swahili-styled rooms (all with AC) clustered around a central pool and overlooking the silver-white sands of Diani Beach, an al fresco dining terrace, a resident’s lounge with private bar, an airy veranda with views over the pool, a dedicated beach health spa and palm-shaded beach restaurant ~ The Edge
Activities in Diani:
- Relax around the private pool
- Enjoy freshly cooked food on the Edge Beach Restaurant
- Eat dinner on the water by candlelight
- Swim in the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean
- Explore the pristine coastline of Africa’s best beach
- Sail on one of the traditional dugout canoes
- Snorkel or dive on the incredible coral reefs
- Take a half or full day deep sea fishing trip
- Spoil yourself in the Indigo Spa
MedTreks Global Health Retreat: the beach portion of this trip is a time to relax and unwind from a busy week working on global health projects with HopeCore. During the coastal stay, there will be an option to participate in morning yoga in addition to a variety of outdoor water sports including snorkeling, windsurfing, kiteboarding, fishing, and swimming.
Kenya Coast Details:
Dates: August, 2021
4-Day Beach Retreat Includes:
- Airfare from Nairobi to the Coast
- Transportation to/from airports
- 3 night stay in a beautiful, beachfront, boutique hotel
- All meals (B,L,D) while on the coast
- Dinner in a 100,000 year old cave
- Bush Baby feeding from a treehouse
- Global health CEUs and yoga classes
Experience the Magic of Kenya.
Samburu National Reserve is home to a very large population fo Kenyan animals including Nile crocodile, giraffes, cheetahs, leopards, lions, elephants, buffalo & hippos.
Experience the most incredible views of Africa. Fall asleep to the sounds of the animals..awake to Africa’s incredible sunrise.
The Samburu National Reserve is located along the southeastern corner of the Rift Valley. Samburu reserve is named after the Samburu tribe who still reside in the area. Related to the Maasai, the Samburu wear a similar traditional dress of blankets and beads and maintain a similar lifestyle. They are known for their remote culture, pastoral and nomadic way of life. There is an option to visit this tribe on your safari.
Ashnil Samburu Camp
Luxury tented camp on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The exclusive tented camp features an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun lounges, a garden and lounge bar offering views of the African savannah. Each tent features a decked terrace with views of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The restaurant offers views of the river and serves a variety of menus comprising of traditional & international cuisines. A range of activities are available on request and comprise of game drives, nature walks, bush meals and a cultural visit to the Samburu village.
Samburu Safari Details:
Dates: August 2021
3 Day Samburu Safari Includes:
- Game drive in 4×4 land cruiser with exclusive use
- Lunch at Trout Tree restaurant
- Transportation to Samburu from Nairobi and back
- Services of a professional local guide
- Park entrance fees for Samburu National Reserve
- 2 Night Accommodation in luxury tented camp
- All meals while at Samburu National Reserve
What distinguishes your programs from others?
Our programs were designed by world-class faculty who have had extensive experience in global health and international medicine. The programs provide an in-depth review of current global health topics and share practical tips for doing medical work abroad that is socially responsible and sustainable.
What are the topics covered in your programs?
Global Health Seminar Topics:
Global Health in the 21st Century
Community Health in Rural Kenya
14 Child Survival Technologies
Global Health in the 21st Century
Health System Innovation and Technology
Health Education Topics:
Do I have to be a medical Doctor to volunteer? Can I receive CME?
We believe that if you are passionate about sharing your knowledge, then you have something to contribute to help support our staff. For this reason, we highly encourage medical professionals with advanced skill sets such as MD, NPs/PAs, RNs, Paramedics but we also value and welcome students, EMTs and interns to participate in our programs. All Kenya courses provide 20 Nurse CEs.
What will I do as a MedTreks Kenya Volunteer?
Throughout the week you will participate in several different areas of our community health program including working in the mobile school clinics, performing community health outreach events, engaging in daily medical skills training, providing health education and skills workshops for our local staff.
How can I join a MedTreks Kenya trip in 2019?
Email us to receive a full itinerary with application and registration packet.
What is your program model?
We are working to build healthcare capacity and create fun & engaging professional development for medical providers around the world. We provide opportunities for medical professionals to collaborate in cross-cultural settings. During our programs, you will be able to share your skills and knowledge with people in underserved areas of the word. Our trips provide opportunities for networking in the Global Health arena while offering high-yield skills that professionals can use to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere.
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