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Malindi: Full-Day City Highlights Tour with Gede Ruins

Malindi: Full-Day City Highlights Tour with Gede Ruins

Start your tour from your hotel with a visit to the Gede Ruins lying in the southern part of Malindi nestled in a thick forest. The Gede Ruins remain as a hidden secret. While at Gede ruins you will be able to come across old ruin houses, palaces, courtrooms, wells, mosque which were built with plaster, sand and coral dated back to 15th Century. Have a visit to the National Museum which has displays of excavated glass, persian and porcelain. Thereafter, proceed to Malindi Swahili Town. You will come across the stone known as Vasco da Gama Pillar placed by Vasco da Gama back in 1499. Here you will also have a chance to see the Portuguese church next to the pillar. Visit the Snake Farm which houses the largest collection of reptiles such as snakes in East Africa. On this day, you won't miss out on this beautiful destination known as Falconry Farm which is home to collection of birds such as eagles, falcons, owls, peckers and many other birds. This tour will give you the best experience of Malindi culture and history.

Malindi City: Excursion And Historical Half Day Tour.

Malindi City: Excursion And Historical Half Day Tour.

We will pick you up and drive to Malindi Town where we will spend the day. Begin the tour with a visit to the great Portuguese historical monument Vasco Da Gama Pillar built in 1498, Pay a visit also to the Portuguese chapel the first Christian church in East Africa built in 1509, to carter for only 60 Portuguese present at the time. St Francis Xavier, a founding member of Jesus society visited Malindi in 1542, and buried one of his sea men at the chapel, on his way to India. Also the colonial governor, Mr. J Bell Smith, was buried there. Next we head to the Malindi Museum for a chance to learn more of this historic town. This is followed by a tour of Malindi Maasai Market for a chance to buy some African jewerelly, souvenirs, and paintings among other items. You will also get a chance to walk to other local shops for local attires. Next we drive to Gede Ruins for a historic tour. A guided tour to a local Giriama village where you will be welcomed by local traditional songs and even get a chance to dance, get a closer contact with the people going about their daily lives activities, “African way of life”, visit a local medicine man get to know the various medicinal herbs and charms used for generations. Proceed into the ruins where you begin by a brief on the history. The remains of a Swahili town whose origin dates back to the 12th century, the Gede historical monument is one of the most popular attractions on Kenya’s coast. The town became wealthy and reached its peak in the 15th century. Visible today are the remains of a magnificent palace, mosques, and large houses made from stone and coral reefs. Early in the 16th century the town was mysteriously abandoned and is now home to hundreds of guenon monkeys. Under the care of the National Museums of Kenya, it is more than just an important archaeological site. Gede’s indigenous forest is a sacred site for traditional rituals and sacrifices for the surrounding community. Visit the Snake Farm which houses the largest collection of reptiles such as snakes in East Africa. On this day, you won't miss out on this beautiful destination known as Falconry Farm which is home to collection of birds such as eagles, falcons, owls, peckers and many other birds. After a wonderful time, we proceed for lunch at the crab shack, run by the Mida Creek conservation community and ideal for a relaxed meal in a rustic setting or drinks whilst watching the creek. Mida Creek, a Broadwater tidal creek surrounded by extensive mangroves and lined with palms is where we end a wonderful tour. We will depart for Malindi and on arrival, drop off at your residence/hotel.

Watamu: tours and excursions

Watamu: tours and excursions

There are a several activities we can do with Jonathan 1.The blue safaris trip which is a trip in the sea with a glass boat seeing some dolphins after do some snorkeling then visit the island the wakawaka island and experience a lunch full of sea foods the back to the park and driven back to your exact area.. 2.The malindi tour consists of the gedi ruins where we feed the monkeys of which they are very friendly with human and Moreover get a little tour in the ruins with a guide and all explanations...after visit the vasco dagama pillar left during the war.... after vasco dagama we visit the falconry for the birds and animal orphanage then go to the hells kitchen where there is a magic and a different experience of the temperature and get a little brief of the story and also get some sun sets...) - 3.experience the board walk trip at mida creek and try a boat ride and the the beautiful birds nature at the mangroves ..- 4. The dhow trip a trip in the mangroves with a clothed boat controlled by the wind for an experience of birds watch .. 5.safaris to tsavo east and tsavo west plus amboseli for viewing the wild animals and get the beauty of nature and also get to know the maasai culture and there living plus there meals they eat 6.trips to the villages see how Africans live ,there houses,there meals ,test the coconut wine and the flesh it's self... All of the trips starts at the living,arrivall area be it airport or a hotel or villa and after you returned to the place ..if booked with us everything including the house we shall take you to your nice hotel ...enjoy with us you plan your trip we make it happen with a memorable experience

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