A CUSTOM CURATED 
EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
 
LUXURY TENTS
GAME DRIVES
YOGA
MEDITATION
AYURVEDA
 MASAAI WARRIORS
SACRED CEREMONY
OR
Live Your Most Extraordinary Life

 

Transform your world as you enter the magnificent realm of Kenya. Ignite the fire in your soul and stand at the centre of motherlands sweet embrace. 

 

This is no ordinary world and no ordinary life….

 

Imagine listening to the drumming beat of the earth, walking through grasslands and meditating under the healing acacia trees. Feel the majestic thunder of the moving animal kingdom before your eyes and witness the courage of the lions untamed.

 

 Sleep as though you were dreaming under the canopy of stars through luxury tents as you peak into a visceral panorama expanding into the infinite expanse of the mara.

Celebrate ancient fire ceremony and tribal dance with Masaai warriors and enter a world of profound beauty, wisdom and grace. 

 

Gaze into the heart of Kenya and you will never be the same again

We invite you to join us for this custom, luxury, once-in-a-lifetime experience, where heaven is earth and dreams evolve into life. 

 

This is Kenya. Experience its majesty. This is your life. Make it extraordinary.

 

Itinerary

This journey is an exclusive retreat of adventure, rejuvenation,  spirituality, celebration and culinary delights. Plus, we invite you to join us for daily practices of  wellness, yoga, meditation and relaxation.

You will discover three distinct locations in Kenya over a 12-day retreat.  We begin in the Mara, the world's premiere playground for wildlife, then head to the world-class beaches of Diani for repose, reflection and reconnection, and re-integrate in luxurious Lamu with city exploration, a sunset cruise,  cultural events and local fare. Each location will include luxury accommodation, delicious meals, unique ceremonies and exclusive activities. 

This is beyond the vacation, it's an experience that invites you to explore open wild-life and stunning vistas, magnificent shores and  diverse culture with custom curated life experiences. This trip encourages deep inner connection to the Self through introspective practice, through nature, and through the culmination of relationship with all things. Unite with like minded people and enjoy the space to reconnect to your authenticity. 

Nairobi

Arrive at the Nairobi airport on December 1st, transfer to the  hotel where we meet and relax and over night. The following day, after a morning breakfast, we head to our first destination, the Mara. 

OR

Olare Mare Kempinski

Masai Mara

Olare Mare Kempinski

December 2, 2019​​​ - December 4, 2019

  • 2-night luxurious stay at the 

         Olare Mara Kempinski​

  • Daily game drives with Safari Land cruisers 

  • Morning Sunrise in the Savannah
  • Luxury Bush Breakfast 
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Evening Campfire
  • Sacred Ceremony with Masaai Warriors
  • Tree Planting ceremony

Masai Mara

With a private safari guide and driver, you will explore the legendary savannah of the Masai Mara, the best game viewing location in the world, with a breathtaking view of red oat grassy plains haloed in crimson. Nature's kingdom lives here; abundant lions, rhinos, elephants, cheetahs, and leopards roam deep within the conservation. 

We will embark early in the morning to witness the epic game drives, enjoy a luxury bush breakfast and explore more.  As the sun sets, we will partake in sacred fire ceremony with the Masaai warriors and witness tribal dance at dusk. 

In the evening, under the star lit sky, we will relax around the camp fire and share time with new friends. Optional night safari drives will be available for the adventurous.... and more.

Masai Mara to Diani 

 

After our two-night stay, a  delicious breakfast and our tree planting ceremony in the Mara, we head to Diani. We will  journey in an envoy  to the airport and  fly to  our next unforgettable location, Afrochic Diani. 

Afrochic Diani

Diani

Afrochic Diani

December 4, 2019 - December 8, 2019

  • 4-nights luxurious stay at Afrochic Diani

  • Daily Yoga and Meditation

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Afternoon Tea and Ceremonies

  • Restoration, Introspection, Relaxation

  • Sunset beach mandala making

  • Ayurveda Cooking Class

  • Evening ceremony

Diani

This timeless destination is a well kept secret jewel. Miles of white sand, warm breeze and crystal blue water create a stunning coastal panorama for the most sublime surroundings. This stay will be a serene juxtaposition to  the adventure of the Mara.

Here we will have time to rest, repose and relax with the pampering of culinary excellence, afternoon tea, a stunning pool and idyllic beach. 

Afrochic Diani is one of the most ‘sought-after’ destinations for those seeking rest, relaxation and a personal luxurious touch. We will enjoy all of the amenities at this private luxury retreat during our stay.

Morning Yoga and afternoon classes will be a staple offering, along with deep relaxation practices of meditation, yoga Nidra, restorative yoga and sound healing. We will enjoy mandala creation under the sunset and an Ayurveda cooking class with Kenyan flare. 

Local boutiques, spas, and craft markets are a short ride away if you would like explore more of the Kenyan coastal experience.

OR

Diani to Lamu

After a few nights of relaxation, introspection and rejuvenation, we fly to Mombasa and boat to the exotic island of Lamu. This Unesco World Heritage site is an unparalleled universe of distinction, inspiration, beauty and cultural celebration. 

The Majlis

Lamu

Majlis Boutique Resort

December 8, 2019 - December 12, 2019

  • 4-nights luxurious stay at the Majlis

  • Daily Yoga and Meditation

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Superb gastronomy
  • Island hopping

  • World-class beaches 

  • Kayaking*

  • Exploration of Lamu Old Town

  • Drumming Circle Ceremony

  • Dhow Sunset Cruise

  • Evening Ceremony

Lamu

Lamu Island, is a Unesco World Heritage Site that has  been the  centre of Swahili  culture for over 700 years. 

 

This  popular island has  gained a well-deserved reputation for delivering a superb 'barefoot luxury' experience. Lamu Island has world-class beaches, dazzling coral reefs, a wealth of activities, great cuisine and friendly  service. 

Here we will enjoy  daily yoga and meditation, the stunning dhow sunset cruise, a traditional drumming circle and evening ceremony. 

 

We will explore Lamu Old Town to discover the rich culture, customs, traditional clothing and  silver jewellery. 

The Majlis boutique hotel combines superbly appointed luxury suites with verandas that open out to sun-drenched beaches and mesmerizing seashores. A sophisticated, yet rustic setting for the perfect place to restore your balance. 

Your Guides

This event is curated for 16 people and is kept as a custom, intimate setting for your comfort.

Space is very limited. If you would like to join us, please contact us below. 

Nicole 

Nicole Mahabir is the founding director of JAI Wellness and is a certified International Yoga Therapist, certified Ayurveda Practitioner, Ayu-Yoga Therapist and Energy Medicine Practitioner with over 3000 hours of study and teaching.

She has lead professional certified courses in Ayurveda, Ayu-Yoga and Yoga Therapy for the past 15 years. She is also seasoned teacher of natural medicine, holding designations and extensive practice of Shamanic Healing Masters, Reiki Mastery and Ayurvedic Neurotherapy.

When Nicole isn't teaching or seeing clients, she is leading international professional programs and wellness retreats. Nicole is a Senior Health and Wellness Contributor for CBC, drawing focus on yoga therapy, Ayurveda and natural medicine.

December 1 - 12, 2019

*$3597 USD per person

Prices are based on *double occupancy and do not include International flights or travel insurance. 

Janeen

Janeen is a Yoga Teacher, Ayurveda Practitioner, nutrition counsellor and educator. She has been a student of the holistic teachings of yoga since childhood. In her late teens Janeen embraced ‘asana,’ practiced as the physical dimension of yoga. Since then, her journey has evolved into a profound discovery and integration of the ancient principles of ayurveda into her personal practice, career and way of life. She holds certifications and designations in Ayurveda and Yoga with over 2000 hours of study and practical application. Janeen supports her students and clients through personal transformations with compassionate guidance and integrative protocols focused on diet, self-care and lifestyle practices, as well as movement, meditation and breathing. She facilitates workshops, designs wellness products, and is always passionately crafting, testing and sharing wholesome recipes, herbal blends and natural products grounded in the principles of health and wellbeing.

"LET THE BEAUTY YOU LOVE

BE WHAT YOU DO" Rumi

We look forward to sharing the experience of a life time with you, in beautiful Kenya.

©2018  JAI YOGA AND AYURVEDA INC. 

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