A state of mind

“When you leave Africa, as the plane lifts, you feel that more than leaving a continent you’re leaving a state of mind. Whatever awaits you at the other end of your journey will be of a different order of existence.”

FRANCESCA MARCIANO

Take Your Journey Now,
Skyin To KENYA.

SKYIN OFFERS TRAVEL THE WAY YOU WANT IT. WE’LL CREATE A CUSTOM ITINERARY BRINGING OUT THE VERY BEST IN THE TREASURES OF LAND, SEA, CULTURE, AND WILDLIFE DESIGNED TO MEET YOUR PERSONAL INTERESTS AND DESIRES. SKYIN AND EXPERIENCE TRAVELS THAT TOUCH THE SOUL.

IF YOU WANT TO TRULY EXPLORE KENYA IN AN AUTHENTIC WAY, SKYIN DOESN’T WANT YOU TO HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN CULTURE AND WILDLIFE, HOME STAYS OR PRIVATE LODGING, WE WANT TO PROVIDE THE EXPERIENCE YOU WANT. SKYIN OFFERS A DEEPLY IMMERSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO STAY WITH ONE OF OUR LOCAL FAMILIES IN THEIR BEAUTIFUL SUBURBAN HOME OR, ELECT TO STAY IN PRIVATE MODERN LODGING. EITHER WAY, YOUR DAYS WILL BEGIN AND END WITH YOUR FAMILY GUIDING AND SHARING THE VERY BEST KENYA HAS TO OFFER!

OUR EXTENSIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN KENYA ALLOW US TO OFFER WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITIES TO COMMIT TO A TRULY IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE. OUR FAMILIES SHARE THEIR TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS DATING BACK HUNDREDS OF GENERATIONS PROVIDING GUESTS WITH MEANINGFUL, ONE-OF-A-KIND MEMORIES.

WHETHER IT’S VISITING CELEBRATED MUSEUMS WITH PRIVATE GUIDES SHARING A THOROUGH EXPLORATION OF THE COUNTRY’S VIBRANT HISTORY, DISCOVERING THE AGRICULTURAL TECHNIQUES PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGHOUT KENYA’S INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEMS, UNCOVERING INDIGENOUS TRIBAL RITUALS AS ELDERS SHARE THEIR ANCIENT STORIES OR THE CONSERVATION OF NEARLY EXTINCT WILDLIFE. EVERY ACTIVITY AND EXPERIENCE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE TRAVELERS WITH AN ENRICHED UNDERSTANDING OF A NATION’S DIVERSE CULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNITY.

Adventurous Wildlife Safaris
TRIBAL Dance Ceremonies
Authentic Local Markets
Pristine Beaches and Sacred Forests
INDIGENOUS TRIBAL VILLAGES
Breathtaking Landmarks
TRADITIONAL CUSTOMS AND RITUALS
WILDLIFE AND CONSERVATION SANCTUARIES

THE RIGOR OF BECOMING A HOST FAMILY – IT MATTERS, BECAUSE YOU MATTER

ALL OF OUR FAMILIES ARE EXTENSIVELY VETTED, SPEAK FLUENT ENGLISH, HAVE GONE THROUGH COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING, HAVE YEARS OF HOSTING EXPERIENCE, AND PASS A RIGOROUS BACKGROUND CHECK WITH THE KENYAN DIRECTORATE OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS.

EACH OF OUR FAMILIES’ SUBURBAN HOMES MUST MEET OUR EXACTING CRITERIA INCLUDING: SECURE & MONITORED NEIGHBORHOODS, COMFORTABLE, PRIVATE BEDROOMS, COMPLETE BATHROOMS, RUNNING HOT WATER, ELECTRICITY, AND ACCESSIBLE WIFI.

ADDITIONALLY, EACH HOME IS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO EMERGENCY SERVICES (United States EMBASSY, CLINICS AND MAJOR HOSPITALS).

THE GIVEBACK

EXPLORING KENYA WITH OUR LOCAL FAMILIES CONTRIBUTES TO YOUR INSIGHT AND SECURITY, BUT ALSO PROVIDES AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENRICH OTHERS LIVES AS WELL. YOUR EXCURSION PROVIDES JOBS TO PEOPLE WHO ARE EAGER TO SHARE THEIR COUNTRY AND CULTURE. THEIR COMMUNITY WILL DIRECTLY BENEFIT AND THRIVE FROM YOUR ENGAGEMENT.

COVID–19 TRAVEL UPDATE

At SKYIN, we work diligently to assure the health of our guests, families, staff and contractors. Our experienced global team is able to react quickly to the rapidly evolving travel conditions.

OUR PROMISE TO YOU

Risk-Free Booking Policy
Secure your booking today with complete confidence! Our Risk-Free Booking Policy allows for flexible date changes up to 30 days prior to your departure. 100% of deposits and payments will be issued as a travel credit to be used for a future date. Credits must be used within 24 months of initial booking date.

Small Group Travel
All small group travel planned trips will have a maximum of 10 travelers per date and all custom trips will be private to only you and your traveling party to ensure effective social distancing.

High-Level Sanitation Guidelines and Protocols
Our protocols follow exacting guidelines recommended by health agencies including U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the World Health Organization. Every home and vehicle are sanitized continuously, ensuring a clean and safe environment. Further, on-board hand sanitizing centers are available when traveling throughout the country during all activities. As appropriate, additional new directives, including enhanced health and hygiene measures, will be incorporated.

24/7 On-Ground Support
We have local, highly trained, travel specialists in the area available 24/7 should any issues arise.

Taking Care Of Our Staff
The safety and health of our staff, both in Kenya and the U.S. continues to be one of our top priorities. Our staff is currently working remotely but available full-time. Daily video calls between our coordinating specialists and host families keep us face to face and up-to-date. In remote areas visited, safety and sanitation supplies are provided to keep our community healthy and well. We treasure our personal relationships with our guests and want you to feel as comfortable and confident as possible.

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