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

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£39.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • 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
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.

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What's included
  • check Guided tour
  • check Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Where
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.
What to remember
  • 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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Provider
Pollmans Tours & Safaris Ltd
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

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  • Valérie & Jeroen

    From Belgium - June 2023

    Travelled as a couple

     

    18 - 24 years old

    Excellent

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    4/5

    Zeer vriendelijke gids die de tijd neemt om het bos en het dorp te tonen. Je ziet hoe ze op een respectvolle manier het bos benutten, bv voor medicijn ...

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