Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest half-day tour from Mombasa south coast

Mombasa, Kenya
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$45.00
Date
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Free Cancellations Available
Overview
Duration
4h
Languages
English
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

After breakfast, you will get picked up from your hotel and driven south to the Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest. Kaya Kinondo is a 30-hectare forest located in the Diani Beach area south of Mombasa. The local Digo community has formed the Kaya Kinondo Ecotourism project that offers controlled access into this pristine and untouched forest. The forest is still used for rituals and sacrificial offerings by the local Digo tribe. A walk through the forest, which forms a rich ecosystem with 187 species of plants, some of which are rare and a few, endemic to the area. There are also animals, mostly primates (monkeys), dik-diks, and elephants. You will also have the opportunity to visit Kinondo Village and interact with members of the local community including the medicine man. The project was funded in 2001 with the initial support from WWF and NMK and the community has seen better protection of the Kaya which has realized socio-economic benefits of their commitment to forest conservation.

What to remember

Important info

  • Please note pick-up is only available from your hotels on the South Coast of Mombasa (Diani Beach). You will indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator
  • Please confirm your pickup time and location with the local operator prior to the tour. You will find the contact details on the voucher after booking
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What's included
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Guided tour. Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Know Before You Go
Highlights
Visit Kaya Kinondo a 20-hectare forest located in the Diani Beach area. Learn more about the local Digo tribe. See various animals and plants in the forest
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date
Provider
Pollmans Tours & Safaris Ltd
Meeting Point
  • Please note pick-up is only available from your hotels on the South Coast of Mombasa (Diani Beach). You will indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator.