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Beach bonfire BBQ in Lamu Kenya

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this product Based in Shela Village, LamuIsland, we offer different packages to suit everyone. Based on preferences.We provide a uniqueperspective on adventure and living life to the fullest.Duration: 1 dayLocation: Lamu 360

$107.32 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours


ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tamarind DhowThe Tamarind Dhow Cruise is the ultimate in romantic experiences.. You are swept off on a romantic cruise aboard an authentic Arab dhow around Mombasa, a city breathing with living history. The dhow, Mv Nawalilkher was built in 1977 for trading. The Nawalilkher is 23 meters long, being the largest dhow on the coast. The dhow was purchased and converted for restaurant use and the Tamarind Dhow Cruise by the original builder Fundi Bini on Lamu Island. Cruisers on the Tamarind Dhow Cruise are picked up from their resorts or hotels and driven to the pier too start an evening of ultimate romantic cruise. A traditionally dressed waiter shows you to yourtable on the magnificent dhow. You are served a delightful cocktailmade with vodka, lime, honey, sugar and crushed ice to enjoy with themelting sun. Non-alcoholics will be served a choice of fruit juice orsodas.A live band aboard the splendid dhow begins to play once the dhowsets sail. It is a picturesque setting as the dhow sails off into thesunset with a live band entertaining the guests that keep lively andexcited chatter. The cruise takes you around Tudor Creek, you alsoget to have a panoramic view of Mombasa's Old Town and FortJesus.The dhow is then moored in a sheltered bay at the head of the creek.Awaiting the guests is the smell of finely grilled lobster and steak, aschefs begin to cook the sumptuous meals. A four-course gourmetmeal can be expected. After you finish your delicious meal, a waiterserves Arabic coffee in an original brass pot. Once the meals is over,you are returned safely to your hotel. A choice between evening andday trips is available.This cruise is the perfect opportunity for newly weds to bask in theirnewly professed love, or is perfect for those ultimate romanticproposals, or for treating a partner to a romantic evening out whileenjoying each other's company.Duration: 4 hours

$536.40 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Lamu Island Excursion from Mombasa

Day 1 Mombasa - Lamu You will be met upon arrival and transferred by traditional dhow boat to your hotel. Spend the day relaxing in the hotel, by the pool or walk around along the beachDay 2 – Lamu UNESCO World Heritage Site The tour includes: Lamu Fort, museums, Lamu Market, Germany post office ( the first post office in Lamu), Furniture stores and the Donkey Sanctuary. Lamu’s narrow streets remain untouched, the markets the fort life moves at the same pace as it always has. The donkey and the dhow remain the prevailing form of transport there are no cars in Lamu Island.After the Lamu tour, will be heading for lunch and a bit of afternoon nap before heading for sunset cruise in the evening.The sunset cruise is totally tranquil and romantic. Discover the mangrove bushes and different types of birds from the dhow; see a clear view of Shela village and Lamu town from the Takwa channel. For the photographers this is the best opportunity to have a photo shoot of the marvelous scene of the sunset Day 3 – Fishing & Barbeque or SnorkelingImmediately after breakfast we will embark on a half day sailing, fishing and swimming. The fishing session is for about 2 hrs and later have the rest of the time to swim and explore the Manda beach. The dhow is equipped with fishing lines and bait. Lunch barbeque is served in the dhow or at the beach.Day 4 - DepartureAs usual breakfast will be served at your hotel. You will have all the morning hours to stroll by the beach, buy some souvenirs and enjoy last view of the island. After lunch you will be transferred to Manda Airstrip to catch the afternoon flight. You will be met again at Malindi Airport and Road transferred back to Mombasa.

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