This tour provides a glance into the traditions and cultures of the Giriama coastal people with our local guide and stay in a unique eco-lodge and backpackers at an exceptional budget-friendly alternative to the classic hotels and resorts of the Kenyan Coast.
4 Days Kilifi Ecolodge and Backpakers (Bush Tour)
Price start from as low as $ 300 usd only!
Day1 - Arrival Sunset Cruise
Departing to Kilifiwill be early in the morning after breakfast. Kilifi town sits on both sides of the estuary and are linked by the Kilifi Bridge which overlook the estuary. After refreshing and relaxing you can walk around the eco lodge familiarizing yourself with the place and spend some time at the pool.
Later in the evening you will be escorted to the nearby village for sunset and dine with the locals. From the top of a cliff, overlooking a stunning view of the lagoon, you will locals at their beautiful home in Giriama Paradise for a traditional meal.
The menu includes BBQ chicken (born and raised in the village), coconut stew, beans, chapati, moringa (possibly the healthiest food on the planet), palm wine, baobab juice and other local delicacies.
Day2 - Takaungu Village and Vuma Cliff Tour
One of the most spectacular parts of the Kenyan Coast, it’s a small traditional Swahili village untouched by western influence. Located along a beautiful pristine emerald creek amongst cliffs and baobabs; a delightful place to stop for a swim. A few kilometers further are Vuma Cliffs, with even more spectacular scenery of huge waves crashing against wild rough cliffs. This is a nice daytrip, great for photographers, fishermen, and anyone feeling a little adventurous.
Day3 - Village tour & Traditional food
Ventureto a different part of Kilifi and experience village hospitality in a healthy family homestead; an enjoyable ride into the hills, through fields, forests and farms to the Shamba of your host. Discover the homestead, visit the small fish farm, the cassava fields, fruit trees and coconut groves. Every visit is different depending on the growing season. Have a chance to sample the local coconut wine, learn how to grate coconut and extract the cream as well as participating in the meal preparation.
Atmosphere is laid back, food is very good and an interesting company
Day4 - snorkeling Transfer
There are great opportunities for snorkeling and scuba diving along the extensive coral reef. Dolphins can often be seen playing in the open sea near the caves. Also once in a while you may end up swimming with whale sharks and humpback whales!
After a full day of activities, we will head up for lunch at the lodge and head back to Mombasa in the evening.