NORTH COAST EXCURSION
After breakfast leave for North Coast, towards Malindi. It is 108KM drive by Road and it takes 1 Hour 40 Minutes. And will have a stopover at Mida Creek which Stretches inland from the sea into Arabuko Sokoke Forest in one of Watamu’s true hidden treasures: Mida Creek, a Broadwater tidal creek surrounded by extensive mangroves and lined with palms. This 32km2 creek has wide, healthy beds of sea grass and coral, home to many species of fish and feeding sea turtles, while in the mangroves smaller streams and inlets provide a refuge for crabs and birdlife.
Mida is a stopover point for many migratory birds and an essential protected area for their survival. This makes it one of the most important and beautiful natural attractions on the Kenyan coast.
Later proceed into Gede ruins which is just few kilometres drive from Mida Creek is one of the fascinating attractions in North coast. The Gedi ruins are one of Kenya’s great mysteries. Set in an idyllic location on the Indian Ocean, and buried deep in a lush forest, the town was thought to have been founded in the early 13th-century. Left standing today is numerous coral-brick houses, a palace, as well as an impressive mosque. However, it is not only the quality of the ruins that amazes visitors but the advanced nature of the settlement. Gedi was in many ways, a very advanced city with streets, running water and flushing toilets. Inside Gedi ruins, there are butterfly farm and Snake Park.Gede ruins is 10KM away from Malindi Town, the group will head to Malindi and have lunch in a restaurant/packed lunch from the Hotel for 1 Hour.after lunch, proceed to explore the Malindi circuit which comprises Vasco Da Gama, the oldest Portuguese chapel in East Africa and later drive back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
- Roundtrip Transport
- Entry fee to all places mentioned above
- Community fee
Not included in the tour price:
- Anything not mentioned above
- Items of a personal nature
Tour cost Ksh 12,000 private trip
NB group cost available on request