1 or 2-Day Malindi Excursion

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1 or 2-Day Malindi Excursion

This is a short trip safari which we organize to one of the oldest towns on the East African coast. There are various activities that you will enjoy including visiting some of the historic sites, get to see local ancient carving and tradition at the Hell’s Kitchen and enjoying the native culture. You will not want to miss the aquatic activities at the Malindi Marine Park. Other activities that can be added upon request is bird watching at the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest which is a nature walking trail.

Price Includes

  • Minivan door to door transportation for 2 days
  • Double room bed accommodation at Melinde
  • All entry fees to: Gede, Vasco da Gama, Marafa, snake park;
  • Hire of boat at Marine Park
  • A tour guides for each entry as per #3 above
  • EA staff presence for Malindi town to assist with coordinating activities

Price does not include

  • All meals such as lunch and dinner
  • Any beverages or refreshments
  • Night life travel; EA can organize on request
  • Any customary tips – check with coordinator for guidance
  • Incidentals
Day 1
  • 6:30:Breakfast and start boarding van at 7.00AM
  • 07:30: Van leaves Mombasa for Malindi
  • 09:30: Arrive at Gede Ruins, a historic site for a 2 hour tour by an experienced guide
  • Also you will be entertained by a Mijikenda dance performance
  • 12:30: Depart for lunch to Malindi, it’s roughly a 35 minutes drive to Malindi
  • Arrive Malindi for lunch, most preferably KIWI restaurant, I love Pizza or Old man’s and the Cave Restaurant
  • Check in a Hotel for those doing a 2days excursion
  • 14:00: Leave for the fishermen’s village
  • 14:30: Arrive at fishermen’s village for a tour, and traditional fishing demo
  • From fisherman’s village, walk to the unfinished bridge with a tour guide; visit Vasco da Gama pillar and other historic sites such as the St. Francis Church & finally the museum
  • 16:30: Visit the local Market for souvenirs
  • 18:30: You can choose to depart Malindi for Mombasa if you are doing a one day tour
  • If doing a two day trip will have dinner at place of choice at 7.00 PM and then be dropped off at Melinde Hotel after dinner
  • You might want to experience Malindi night life
Day 2
  • Evening game drive and an option to visit a maasai village
  • 09:00: After breakfast at a place of your choice; then depart for Malindi Marine Park
  • Arrive at Malindi Marine Park: EA will facilitate hiring of a boat & pay the park fees. However other a la carte activities, the client will pay Optional la carte activities include Deep Sea Fishing, Snorkeling, (done mostly morning hrs); Diving (certification required), Kayaking, Cycling & Kite Surfing dependent on availability of service providers
  • 12:30: Visit the Snake park to see some of the world’s dangerous reptiles
  • Lunch in Malindi
  • 15:00: After lunch depart for Marafa, Hell’s Kitchen, historic site with a beautiful view of the sunset its on your way to Lamu, roughly a 45 minutes drive
  • Arrive Marafa Hell’s Kitchen for a guided tour of the site
  • 17:30: Depart for Mombasa
  • Dinner at the Residence


Group Size 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
USD: $107 $83 $69 $60 $53 $65 $59

Group Size 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
USD: $268 $211 $177 $154 $137 $187 $171

  • Price is cost per person.
  • Any deviations from agreed itinerary subject to additional charges
  • Subject to terms and conditions as detailed on our website
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