Malindi is one of Kenya's coastal towns north of Mombasa. Just like Mombasa, Malindi holds a lot of history. Its scenic beauty and clean white beaches makes it one of the most visited towns. The Swahili people are the predominant culture found in Malindi.
Enjoy the African sunset aboard a traditional Arabian dhow and experience a memorable evening at Fort Jesus.
You will be picked from your hotel and drive to Jahazi Marine jetty on Tudor creek. The Dhow starts to sail at 5:45pm with a cruise to the sunset across the creek to the old harbour. Arrive at the old port of Mombasa as merchants,
The village tour we offer is to Makongeni Village. Makongeni Village is situated about 2 kilometres from the road between Mombasa and Msambweni and about 80 kilometres southern of Mombasa in the district Kwale (between Mombasa and Tanzania). The village has approximately 1200 to 1500 very poor inhabitants and is scattered over a large surface. It has no clean water, no electricity and there are no sanitary provisions.
Leave your beach hotel after breakfast and drive to Shimba, the remaining tropical forest rich in game and plenty of bird species, butterflies, and tree species of great value and with help of our guides you will learn a great deal. A guided walk to Shedrick Falls is a special occasion for adventurers as you will shower from the falling water. The park has sable antelopes found only here. Your lunch will be at the only Tree hotel in the coastal region.
Welcome aboard the Tamarind Dhow of East Africa's ultimate eating experience. As soon as you step of the gangplank, you are met by a traditionally dressed waiter who shows you your table and serves you with a "Dawa" “the house cocktail made from vodka, lime, honey, sugar and crushed ice.
There is a rhythm of the name itself. You sense an excitement, a musical quality in the way people talk and move and in the tapping hammers of the Old Town; where craftsmen beat out brass fittings for elaboratory caved chests. The odours of scent, dust, coffee, and camphorwood hang in the air of this torrid and humid island city linked by causeways and bridges to Kenyans east coast. What Winston Churchill in 1908 called “the gate of Africa” has been greatly modernized. He found Mombasa “alluring, even delicious” but the town has always had its sleazy side too.
The skyscrapers of the nations capital stand over what was 100 years ago just a remote, uninhabited waterhole in the highlands. Its Masaai name meaning “ the place of cool waters” and that was good enough for the British to choose it as base camp for their 1000km (620mile) railway from Mombasa to Lake Victoria. Today at an altitude of 1,657m (5437ft) the town generally pleasant and temperature climate makes it an ideal starting point for exploring the game parks of the countries interior or as a place to relax after a safari. Lions roar a mere 8km (5miles) from the city centre.