Walking Tour at Arabuko Sokoke Forest

Visit to Arabuko Sokoke Forest

Keep close to Nature’s heart, and break clear away, once in a while, spend a day in the woods. Wash your spirit clean, lose your mind and find your soul.

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Morning and afternoon tours are available. Duration 4 Hours

Tour Pick-Up Time: 8:30 Am & 2:00 Pm.

Pick Up Location: Malindi Hotels / Residence.

 Enjoy nature trails at the Arabuko Sokoke forest where you get to see lots of butterflies and birdlife

The Arabuko-Sokoke Forest is the largest remaining area (420 sq. km.) of indigenous coastal forest in East Africa. The forest contains six species of globally threatened birds, including the Clarke’s Weaver, which is found nowhere else in the world. Rare mammals are also present, including the golden-rumped Elephant Shrew, Bushy-tailed Mongoose and Ader’s Duiker. One of the joys of the forest is that except for the Aders’ Duiker, a quiet walk through the forest with your guide will generally provide sightings of all these rare birds and mammals. The Elephant Shrew has the shape of a rounded pig, with a bright gold-circled bottom and a long elephant-shaped nose. A nighttime walk provides views of the famous Scope’s Owl that are rarely seen in daylight. Rarely seen but also found in the forest are elephants, buffalo, leopards, and hyenas. The forest is also home to over 260 species of butterflies, including the large and highly colored, yellow, purple, red, and black Swallowtails and Charaxes species. These butterflies are now being bred as a community conservation project, to help protect the forest, whilst benefiting the outlying forest communities. You’ll enjoy a morning spent in the forest, learning about the traditional medicine plants, wood carving woods, and other cultural uses for this fertile area. Special trips for Elephant sightings to the Arabuko swamp can be organized separately in the late evenings on request.

Rate Per Person: Adult  $110 (minimum 2 pax)


English Guide, Transport, Bottled Water, Entry Fees.