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History and Culture

Kenya attracts the intrepid visitor and delivers a mix of natural bliss and historical & cultural intrigue exceeding the expectation. Wander through the narrow streets of Lamu the longest surviving settlement and well preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa.

Adding extra sheen to the countries extensive coastline with magnificent beaches is Lamu now classified by the UNESCO as a world Heritage Site the town is full of history and culture.Lamu cultural festival celebrating an ancient culture that from 2,000 years of trade- from historical records written in the 1st Century AD and Ptolemy’s Geographia in the 3rd Century AD Historical architecture the Fort Jesus dating 16th Century, Lamu and Gede Ruins remnants of 15th century Swahili Town. Naturally storied history speaks for itself from the monsoon traders from the Far East.

Cultural festival celebrates the unique lifestyle of Turkana people – a strict cultural lifestyle until recently is celebrated. Festivals celebrated on the shores of the Jade Sea – Lake Turkana the world’s largest desert Lake which is also home to the greatest population of Lake dwelling crocodiles.The celebrations focus on the powerful Turkana culture featuring traditional songs, dances, representation of nomadic culture and art display.

Cultural variety is the spice of Kenyan life, a diverse nation made up of 42 ethnic communities. Traditionally each community has its own culture and language or dialect that demonstrates the richness and fascinating heritage. Art and craft from the various communities displays the Uniqueness of each group.

Our Cultural tours expert will tailor-make an itinerary to meet the needs of your specific group, or join one of our escorted culture tours.

We’ll take care of the details and our experts will take care of your questions. Talk to people who know, about tailored wildlife and cultural tours Kenya's national heritage

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: arrival Nairobi  Day 2 : Nairobi Excursions History and Kenya Culture  Days 3/5 : Lake Turkana Game Viewing wild game and Beautiful ragged terrains  Days 6/9 : Lamu Archepelagos  Day 10 :  homebound flight via Nairobi

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Accommodation

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