Come With Me To Africa in 2017 – The Rock My Kenya Adventure Announced!

TRIP NOW COMPLETE! Head over to my Rock My Adventure tours page to see the latest trips available!

Helen in Wonderlust Tours

Last year, I ran my first trip to Kenya.

Organising and leading that trip was one of the best things I ever done, because helping others to travel and Africa are two of my biggest passions, so bring those two things together was absolutely amazing!

So…. I’m going to be running another trip in August and you are invited!

TRIP NOW COMPLETE! Head over to my Rock My Adventure tours page to see the latest trips available!

Who is this trip for?

  • You’ve always wanted to travel in Africa but have no clue where to start?
  • You want an unforgettable adventure in an absolutely amazing place but none of your friends are interested and you don’t want to go alone?
  • You want to experience local culture, eat local food and meet local people?
  • You’ve always wanted to try solo travel but need a little encouragement first?
  • You love travelling but want someone else to do all the planning and organising?
  • You want to travel with some cool, like minded people and make friends for life?
  • All of the above?

Then read on…

This won’t be a typical ‘tour’. This will be a laid-back,  experiential and culturally immersive backpacking trip but without the hassle of having to find accommodation, working out how to get from A to B and booking all your own activities. Kind of like an independent solo adventure, with a group of friends built in.

The pace will be relaxed and there will be plenty of downtime, but I also have tons of fun activities planned. We’ll be using local transport, eating some of the best food in Kenya and meeting local people! For this reason I’ll be keeping the numbers small so you can get a true backpacker experience. We’ll also be staying in the heart of the action so you’ll get the chance to do your own thing and immerse yourself in the Kenyan culture.

Maasai Mara - Maasai Village Visit


Highlights Include:

Search for the ‘Big 5’ on safari in the world famous Masai Mara.

Try your hand at Kenyan cooking.

Dine at 2 of Nairobi’s best restaurants.

Afternoon tea in Nairobi.

Nairobi walking tour.

Dinner in the Sekenani township, just outside the Masai Mara gate.

Spend a day and night with the Maasai tribe whilst they show you their traditional way of life.

Enjoy nyama choma and party in the Masai Mara.

Kiss a giraffe at the Nairobi Giraffe Centre.

Meet the baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Take one of Africa’s most iconic train journeys – the Nairobi to Mombasa sleeper train.

Relax on the beautiful beaches of Kilifi and Diani.

Sailing and snorkelling trip on a traditional dhow.

Explore vibrant Mombasa, Africa’s largest coastal city.

Take a village tour with dinner and drinks at Giriama Paradise.

A goodbye dinner at one of Mombasa’s top restaurants.

Sound good? Who’s coming to Kenya with me?

Kenya Group Tour

Want to come on an incredible African adventure in 2018 or 2019?

If you want to go backpacking with an awesome group of likeminded travellers, then join one of my 2018 or 2019 Rock My Adventure small group tours to Namibia, Kenya, Tanzania & Zanzibar, Uganda, Rwanda & the DRC, Zambia, Botswana & Malawi and Morocco! 

I will show you a different side of Africa. Not the Africa you see in the media, but the colourful, adventurous, wild and real Africa I know and love.

Rock My Adventure tours are experiential and culturally immersive adventures, but without the hassle of having to find accommodation, working out how to get from A to B and booking all your own activities.

They are laid-back and fun, a bit like an independent backpacking trip (so it doesn’t feel like a tour) but with a group of friends built in – the best of both worlds! Plus you get comprehensive pre-departure support and advice from me!


Rock My Adventure Tours

If you can’t make it this time and would like to be the first to know of any future tours, you can sign up to the mailing HERE!

About Author

I'm a travel blogger and tour operator with a passion for Africa travel. I love the great outdoors, going on epic trips around the world and helping others travel!


  • Mary z
    January 10, 2017 at 2:47 am

    I love you blog. I read all about the first trip and now his one! I would absolutely love to come but August never works for me do to my teaching job. Any chance you will ever do June?? 🙂

    • Helen
      January 10, 2017 at 8:26 pm

      Hi Mary,

      Thank you! Sorry the dates don’t work for you!! I will try and do some in June, maybe next year!!!!

      I can add you to my mailing list if you like?



  • James
    January 12, 2017 at 12:34 am

    Hi hellen.and if am in kenya and i need to join you how can i do?

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  • Anna Colorista
    January 22, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    Wow, I just stumbled upon your blog and really enjoy it! What a great idea to organize a trip like this, unfortunately I won’t be able to take part, since I’m already traveling to Tanzania in March. But I wish everyone a great time and can’t wate to read more of your adventures. Greetings from Germany 🙂

  • Mahmoud
    February 7, 2017 at 3:12 am

    What a great experience!
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  • Gerald
    May 12, 2017 at 9:21 am

    Also,when in the following interesting things

    1. Take a ride using the city transport buses known as “Matatus”..those painted with heavy graffiti and blaring music
    2. If you are in Nairobi on a Thursday go to Mayfair hotel. They have a special offer on this day where you eat UNLIMITED pork ribs for a fixed price
    3. Go see the Crying Stones at ilesi in Western Kenya
    4. Visit the Kituluni Hills at a particular spot where water flows up the hill and cars (on free/neutral) gear move up the hill instead of downwards :

    Just a few that
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