Cherish Land and Lives

Join Eden's restoration efforts by planting trees and participating in prayers for the earth.


Secure your place on this meaningful journey where you will have the opportunity to plant trees in Kenya alongside Eden Thriving’s dedicated team. There’s no better way to cultivate a deep connection with the earth than by rolling up your sleeves and planting trees. This specially crafted pilgrimage led by Miriam Smith, Eden’s founding director, offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart of Eden’s restoration efforts.

October 6-14, 2024 or March 9-17, 2025

Unlike traditional tourism, you will experience the deep soulfulness of the Kenyan people as you work alongside community members to plant trees and restore the land in Kenya. You will also have the opportunity to visit local schools, engage with community leaders, and embark on an unforgettable African safari with like-minded friends.

“The journey of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in seeing with new eyes.”

Marcel Proust
Authentic Safaris: A journey to Africa would not be complete without heart-stopping encounters with extraordinary wildlife and meaningful cultural connections with those whose lands you visit.
Campfires and Evening Gatherings: Unwind under the starry sky warmed by a crackling fire. Share the day’s revelations and create lasting memories with kindred spirits.
Guided meditations: Enjoy journeying inward with the invitation to listen deeply to the longings of your soul and hear the echo of the Divine’s longing for you.
Tree Planting: Link hands with Eden Thriving’s dedicated team to plant trees and restore degraded landscapes.
Walks & hikes: Enjoy the wild landscapes at Echoes of Eden on foot. There are hikes for every level of difficulty and we can provide local guides.
Wildlife watching: Observe the colorful birds of Kenya, as well as zebra, antelope and fascinating flora and fauna in their natural habitats. Get up close and personal with diverse wildlife in their wilderness.