Mombasa Day Trip Seba Farm Visit Swahili Cultural Tour | Swahili Culture Visit of the Giriama Village | Mombasa Cultural Experience Nguuni Wildlife Sanctuary Tour | Mombasa Day Tours | Giriama School Tour Visit
Mombasa Day Trip Seba Farm Visit Swahili Cultural Tour; This Mombasa Day Tour explores a local farm in Mtwapa where you will see many different types of fruits growing and lean about their health benefits.
Next you will visit the local community project which organizes a very interesting cultural village tour that displays the unique culture and beliefs of the Giriama people.
The Giriama are one of the nine ethnic groups that make up the Mijikenda which belong to the coastal Bantu belongs.
You will see how a traditional Giriama village is organized and learn about the traditional ways of harvesting, cooking, praying and healing.
The visit will end with a lovely traditional dance and song. After the visit of the village school, you drive to Nguuni Wildlife Sanctuary located 4 kilometers away from Bamburi Cement Factory.
This small nature sanctuary offers activities such as Bird watching, Camel rides, nature walks along valleys with rain-fed ponds inhabited by fish and birds, see at a close range Ostriches, Eland and Oryx being fed.
As the sun goes down behind the palms trees, sip you will enjoy a glass of South African wine and get the “Out of Africa” feeling.
A barbeque is served around a campfire as millions of stars appear in the sky.
Mombasa Day Trip Seba Farm Visit Swahili Cultural Tour Itinerary
1300 Hours: After lunch at your hotel/ residence in Mombasa we pick you and drive to Seba Farm in Mtwapa.
Here, the farm manager welcomes you and shows you, how papaya and Piri piri (also called African bird’s eye chili) is grown.
See, learn and sample some of the local exotic fruits like mangoes, oranges and lemons and learn how soap is made from local materials.
Our next stop will be a visit to a traditional Giriama Village. “Karibu” means “Welcome”, but is also a greeting, invitation and blessing.
The Giriama’s are part of the Mijikenda tribe which is a Kenyan coastal Bantu tribe that consists of nine closely related sub-tribes.
We learn about the Giariama’s Origin and history, Culture and religion and their economic activities.
The villagers are happy to enlighten you about their local architecture, handcrafts, farming methods and domestic livestock.
The village chief welcomes you and gives you a guided tour around the village. He tells you about the daily life at the Giriama Village which gives you a true insight into the Swahili culture and tradition.
You will also visit the village school, where you meet the teacher and students of different classes.
1700 Hours: After the visit of the village school, you drive to Nguuni Wildlife Sanctuary and witness a spectacular sunset surrounded by giraffes, antelopes, ostriches and other wild animals at close range.
A home to a number of animals – see at a close range Ostriches being fed as Eland and Oryx will surround you as they graze quietly in the area.
Bird watching, Bike tours, nature walks along valleys with rain-fed ponds inhabited by fish and birds, Camel rides – for the adventurous visitors are some of the activities available at the sanctuary.
1800 Hours: We enjoy sundowners and bar-be-cue dinner by the campfire.
2100 Hours: The excursion ends when we transfer you back to your residence/ hotel
Mombasa Day Trip Seba Farm Visit Swahili Cultural Tour Prices
Mombasa Day Trip Seba Farm Visit Swahili Cultural Tour Rates Includes:
Professional English-speaking guides + Barbecue and 1 glass of South African wine + All entry fees, guide fees, service charges and taxes + Pickup from your hotel in Mombasa and drop-off to your hotel & Visit of the Giriama Village and of the Seba Farm with guidance
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* Our Mombasa Day Trip Seba Farm Visit Swahili Cultural Tour: 1300 Hours – 2100 Hours
* Pick up from hotels in the North Coast Hotels. Extra charge for pick up from South Coast Hotels
Mombasa Day Trip Seba Farm Visit Swahili Cultural Tour Rates Do Not Include:
* Tips or gratuity
* Travelers Insurance
* Communication charges
* Visas, international airfares, and airport taxes
* Sightseeing not included in the package; optional activities
* Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport)