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$2500 Cultural & Theme Tours

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5 Day Classic Malindi Beach Vacation Enjoy a 5 Day Kenya beach vacation in the historic town of Malindi along the Kenya coastline. Delight in a variety of water sports, delve into the history of the region, relax on the beach and savour the fantastic seafood.Our 5 Day Classic beach vacation in Kenya allows you to spend barefoot, sun-kissed days in Malindi, a great "off the beaten track" compliment to any Kenya safari. Stay at a beach resort in Kenya on the edge of the Indian Ocean, which has a wide variety of watersport activities available; including, catamaran, canoes, PADI dive centre and aqua aerobics.Soak up the eclectic off the beaten track vibe of Malindi which is a mix of Portuguese, Swahili, African, European and Arabian cultures during your Kenya beach vacation. Relax in the shade of palm fronds swaying in the lazy tropical breeze before cooling off in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Kenya Beach Vacation Highlights Combine white sandy beaches with the warm tropical Indian Ocean and the sun. Experience tranquillity with all modern comforts. Be pampered at the spa and wellness centre. Partake in the many activities organised daily at the in-house sports centre and PADI diving centre. Flexible and easily combinable with any Kenya safari Day 1: Travel to Malindi Tropical island inspired accommodation Sandies Tropical Village.On arrival in Malindi, you will be met at the airport and driven to your hotel on the coast passing through the vibrant, coconut palm-lined streets of the town.You will have the afternoon at leisure to settle into your tropical hotel. Perhaps have a cooling dip in the pool or the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, go for a sunset stroll on the beach and sip on a refreshing cocktail.

$2000 Cultural & Theme Tours

first class tour Africa

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Nairobi National Park, NairobiTravelers will see the big 5 in Kenya and a variety of Antelopes and wild games including birds Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Masai Mara Eco System, Nairobitravelers will see the ecosystem in Kenya Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Lake Naivasha, Rift Valley Provincetravelers will have a view of the lake and the flamingos Duration: 6 hoursStop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Parktravelers will see a variety of animals in the mountain while on the vanDuration: 7 hoursStop At: Lake Baringo, Baringo District, Rift Valley ProvinceLake view ,boat riding ,fishing Duration: 5 hours

$320 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

2 Days Tsavo East National Park Tour (1 Night)

Pick Up / Drop Off: Coastal hotels and resorts, Mombasa Port Cruise, Mombasa Airport, Bamburi, Shanzu, Serena, Mtwapa, Kikambala, Vipingo, Kilifi, Malindi, Likoni, Tiwi, Ukunda, Diani etc. The distance between Mombasa and Tsavo East National Park ‘Bachuma’ entry gate is about 110 Kms, That’s about 2½ hours depending on traffic. Day 1 – Mombasa / Tsavo East trip – 2 hrs drive You will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning by a professional safari tour driver guide and drive along the main Mombasa-Nairobi road through semi-arid country for your 2 days Tsavo East National Park safari. Enter the park through Buchuma Gate and embark on game safari viewing looking for animals as you head to the direction of your accommodation lodge / camp where you will check in and enjoy lunch. The afternoon safari tour within Tsavo begins at 16:00 hrs till late. Tsavo East National Park is one of the world’s greatest Kenya safari tour Sanctuaries noted for its vast elephant herds and a variety of wild animals including lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffe, buffalo and other plain game. Dinner and overnight at the lodge / Safari Camp. Day 2 – Tsavo East / Mombasa trip Pre breakfast, proceed on to an early morning game drive in search for more animals. You will then return to the lodge / safari camp for breakfast after which you will check out and depart with a game drive en-route as you leave the park. Lunch will be served at a stop-over restaurant. Depart for Mombasa arriving late in the afternoon. You will be dropped back to your coastal hotel.

$225 Day Trips & Excursions

Katambe Love & Dolphin Tour

Welcome to Malindi - Kenya! We pick you up from Malindi Airport/Bus Stage or your Hotel in Malindi. We'll then have a 30 minute drive from Malindi to a booked residence in beautiful Watamu - The Love Town. We'll allow some refreshing time before serving  a sumptuous Swahili breakfast.  The main event for day 1 is the Reef Walk where we'll see beautiful shallow water sea creatures on Watamu beaches. Soon after, have Swahili Lunch at the beach, In-house soothing Swahili massage at exclusive residence/villa, Beach sports, Unwind at exclusive residence/villa, Walk around Watamu colorful Village and Beach Dinner. The main event for day 2 is the Love Beach Tour where we take a small boat to very clean heart shaped Love Beach. You can swim, climb up the rock or just chill on the Love Beach. Soon after, have Swahili Lunch at at exclusive residence/villa, In-house soothing Swahili massage at exclusive residence/villa, Beach sports, Unwind at exclusive residence/villa, Walk around Watamu colorful Village and Beach Dinner. The main event for day 3 is the very exciting  Dolphin Watch where we take a shared boat to watch the dolphins swim and jump. Soon after, have Lunch then check out. The sunrise and sunset in Watamu is amazing and we recommend watching them daily during your tour. We also recommend swimming on  the beaches at every available opportunity. See detailed program below; DAY 1 8:30-9:30am Pick-up from Malindi Airport/Bus Stage/Hotel 9:30-10:30am Refresh & have breakfast at exclusive residence/villa 10:30-12:30pm Reef Walk - Lean the ocean 12:30pm-2:30pm Swahili Lunch at the beach 2:30pm-4:00pm In-house soothing Swahili massage at exclusive residence/villa 4:00-6:00pm Beach sports 6:00-7:00pm Unwind at exclusive residence/villa 7:00-8:00pm Walk around Watamu colorful Village 8:00-9:00pm Beach Dinner DAY 2 5:30-8:00am Romantic sunrise watch 8:00-9:00am In house breakfast at exclusive residence/villa 9:00-12:00pm Love beach tour 12:30pm-2:00pm Seafood Lunch at exclusive residence/villa 2:00pm-4:00pm In-house soothing Swahili massage at exclusive residence/villa 4:00-6:00pm Beach sports 6:00-7:00pm Unwind 7:00-8:00pm Visit Watamu art, clothing & crafts shops 8:00-9:00pm Beach Dinner DAY 3 5:30-8:00am Romantic sunrise watch 8:00-9:00am Beach breakfast 9:00-2:00pm Dolphin watching 2:00-3:00pm Lunch 3:00pm Check out.

$793 Kid Friendly

4-Day Watamu Beach All Inclusive Getaway

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Watamu, MalindiStop At: Watamu Beach, Malindi, Coast ProvinceWatambu Beach is in Kenya. Your beach getaway begins with pick up from Malindi Airport and transfer to your Watamu Resort. Check in to your beach from resort and spend the rest of the day at leisure.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Turtle Bay Beach Resort Day 2: Sun and sand at Turtle Bay Beach Resort Stop At: Turtle Bay Beach ResortYou will have breakfast at the resort. Spend this day relaxing at the resort and enjoying the water sports available on your package plus sunbathing by the beach. Lunch and dinner at the resort. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Turtle Bay Beach Resort Day 3: Sunset Cruise Stop At: Mida Creek, Watamu, Coast ProvinceDay at leisure enjoying the facilities and entertainment at your resort. Evening experience a Sunset Cruise. Enjoy a trip at Mida Creek, just 10 minutes’ drive from Turtle Bay, a place well known for its migratory birds, like Wolly Necked Storks, Herons, Flamingos and many more or simply relax on board viewing the sunset with delicious snacks and drinks.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Turtle Bay Beach Resort Day 4: Malindi City Tour Stop At: Malindi, Gede, Coast ProvinceRelax by the beach before checking out. Our guide will pick you up and you head for a Malindi City Tour. Visit Malindi Museum, Gedi Ruins, Vasco Da Gama Pillar and Malindi Town walking Safari. Swahili lunch will be at a local restaurant. Later drop off at the airport for your flight back home or continue with safari. . Optional Extra Activities:• Snorkeling & Fishing.• Diving & Whale Watching. Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$57.62 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sorpreso Tour Watamu

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Watamu Beach, Malindi, Coast ProvinceWAKA WAKA ISLAND A full day trip to Waka waka Island Includes swimming and use of snorkeling equipments with guides and instructors At the watamu marine national park.Ice-cold sodas, mineral water and A lunch buffet At waka waka island. A delicious Swahili Seafood That includes grilled fish, lobster, shrimps, Coconut rice, Octopus stew and Seasonal fruits. When the tide is low you will explore the beauty of the ocean like watching the dolphins and you will also explore the lagoon found in kadaina Island. This lagoon is surrounded by a mangrove forest where you will get to see monkeys,starfish, sea birds like White Heron, Grey heron and flamingoes. We round the day off with a tradional Giriama dance in waka waka island where you get to dance and enjoy the moment.Duration: 6 hours