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MOMBASA CITY EXCURSIONS

These are short trips within Mombasa City. They take clients to touristic sites within and without the Island. Muka Safaris will receive you from your beach resort or hotel in town and lastly from the Moi international Airport and return you back to a venue of your choice at the end of the trip. These trips are arranged daily with prior booking and reservation.

MOMBASA CITY TOUR – Full Day

Highlights: This is a full day excursion to discover still lively past of an incredible city with its old market, the Arabs quarter the ancient port and the traditional dhows, visit the new city with its modern building . Take a guided tour to visit principal landmarks including Akamba Wood Carving Village, a Hindu Temple, Fort Jesus Museum, Old Town, Vegetable Market and Biashara Street for souvenir shopping

This tour gives you chance to learn about the Swahili culture, with a visit to the old town and a local ‘Swahili’ museum. You will visit the sea front and the ferry. The tour presents some of the best highlights of this colorful old city. Your tour will visit the bustling fruit and vegetable market, which has been in operation since colonial old days as you wonder the streets of the old Arab town. You will see the intricate hand carved doors, and balconies hanging over the narrow streets, unchanged for hundreds of years. Protecting the harbour stands Fort Jesus which was built by the Portuguese 400 years ago, to protect their interest in East Africa. See how it went from fort to prison to tourist attractions; walk under the famous Elephant tusks on Moi Avenue, which you probably have seen in those old Africa adventure movies. After the tour, you will be back to your hotel. You may opt for lunch at the tamarind restaurant or on the dhow. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Mombasa.


Malindi, Gedi Ruins & Marine Park Tour – Full Day

Highlights: This tour takes you to Malindi across the new Mtwapa and Kilifi bridges to visit the Gedi ruins. Continue to Malindi and view marine life in a glass-bottom boat at the Marine Park. After lunch in a local restaurant visit the Snake Farm and the Falconry. En route to Mombasa stop at a local village to watch Giriama dancers.

Itinerary:
This tour starts very early from Hotel to Malindi town to catch up with the Marine park trip from Watamu. After that you will proceed to Malindi town to se the Vasco da Gama pillar and then to Gedi Ruins on your way back to Hotel in the afternoon.

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. This is a multi-ethic city, a mixture of different culture and religious, a multi colored human rainbow, this is how Malindi can be presented. Down town and old center, the local market building and touristic resorts. Malindi is Kenyan beach holiday at all. Malindi is the most lively and entertaining place along the coast, with its discos, restaurant and pubs night parties on the beach, the casino. Everything needed to make an unforgettable holiday.

Malindi was made famous after Vasco da Gama's stop over in 1498. In Malindi, you will see narrow alleys in the old part of town where the old houses have been lived in for centuries. One of the oldest East African churches still stands strong; the Church of St. Francis Xavier still stands strong across from Vasco da Gama's pillar, where he carved the Christian cross. Also extant is the Juma'a mosque, which was misused as a haven for slave trading until mid 1870's.

Gede Ruins is a 12th Century Swahili village that was mysteriously abandoned some 600 years ago due to unknown causes. It is now a National Museum, and the ruins are heavily overgrown with beautiful indigenous forest trees, baobabs and tamarind. Well worth a walk and a visit. Look out for Syke's Monkeys, and the Golden Rumped Elephant Shrew can also be seen here. A quiet, careful look in some of the old wells can turn out the odd owl, too. The tour of Malindi area will encompass a visit to the lost city of Gedi, the town of Malindi, a ride out to sea in a glass bottom boat and lunch at Hemingway’s Beach Resort or Turtle Bay Beach Resort before disembarking back to Hotel.


Real Africa Eco- Cultural Tour (Ngomongo Village) – Full Day

Highlights: This excursion starts from your residence in Malindi and takes you to the Real Africa Eco center from where you will start your tour.

Itinerary:
The tour takes you to the nearby hinterlands of Mombasa. You get an opportunity to interact directly with the Giriama people, their wine trappers, tinsmiths and other artisans, their local witch doctors etc. before you eventually visit the world famous Ngomongo villages for traditional Africa lunch and tour. You return to your hotel later in the afternoon.

Lunch at the Ngomongo villages, Dinner and Overnight at your hotel


Hells Kitchen Marafa Tour (Half Day)

Meet at your hotel in the morning or afternoon and be driven to the hottest spot on earth – Hell’s Kitchen, which was originally a sandstone-rich escarpment which was eroded by rain, wind and torrents and was transformed into a canyon with magnificent and scenic gorges. The scenery is best appreciated in the evening at sunset. After the tour, you are transferred back to the hotel for rest.

What is Included? - Park entry fees - Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Malindi - Guiding fees within the escarpment.

What is Excluded: - Meals or drinks during the tour - Tips - Any other extras during the tour.