Thinking of a Safari in Malindi? You will love the atmosphere in the rustic and coastal town.
Malindi is a town on Malindi Bay, in southeastern Kenya. It sits amid a string of tropical beaches dotted with hotels and resorts.
What makes Malindi such a famous tourist city?
There are two things that do that for some people in particular. One is the beaches.
Malindi has beautiful beaches. They are clean, accessible, and well connected to quality restaurants, hotels, shops, and bars.
They ooze of class which is perhaps one of the reasons they are popular for the grassroots of foreigners that jet to Malindi county on a daily basis.
The Italians are especially fond of Malindi beaches with them engaging the country’s locals in water sports and fishing games.
The other reason people like to visit Malindi is that it’s an easy getaway to the islands of Lamu and the rest of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coastline.
A Safari Malindi can also be a way of unwinding after a Kenya safari where you get to relax on the beach.
A great way to do a Malindi Safari would be to combine it with a couple of nights at the nearby wildlife safari parks.
Here are just some of our wildlife and beach safaris you can combine with a Safari In Malindi
Please note that even though these safaris usually start in Nairobi, they can be customized to start and end in Malindi or even mombasa.
4 Day Masai Mara FlyIn Safari – This 4 day 3 nights safari can be customized to start and end anywhere of your choosing.
7 Day Luxury Kenya Safari – This 7 day 6 Nights luxury safari can also be customized to start and end anywhere of your choosing.
Have you heard about Vasco Da Gama Pillar?
It is a round-topped stone tower that stands on top of a rock. It is a very popular tourist attraction in Malindi. Vasco da gama pillar in Malindi is the only place where you can find relics of one of the greatest navigators in history. It is near to the town of Malindi, about 100 km from Mombasa in Kenya. It was built between 1499 and 1501 by Vasco Da Gama. It is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site.
What is the story of Gedi Ruins?
The Gedi Ruins Malindi were discovered by chance in the 1960’s. The remains of an ancient civilization were uncovered when some workers at a local hotel building found an ancient skeleton there. Today, they are called the Gedi Ruins. The area was built using mud bricks and is located in a beautiful setting. Gedi Ruins Malindi The discovery of two limestone columns called pillar and arch has led to a debate about the history of the ancient city. The pillars have been the origin of many myths.
Malindi Nightlife and Night Clubs
In the enchanting scenery of Malindi’s night clubs, where you can breathe the smells of real Africa. They are well known for providing good music and dance performances. Malindi is also known for its diverse street food.