Lamu Heritage Itinerary

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  1. Day 1 Nairobi / Lamu

    On arrival at Manda Airstrip either on the morning or afternoon flights, met and transferred by boat to The Majlis. Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique... The Majlis resort is a privately owned luxury beach hotel on Manda Island in the Lamu archipelago of Kenya’s Northern Coast. Only a 10 minutes boat ride to Lamu Town, The Majlis offers the very best. With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the Ras Kitau bay and Shela village, it offers the perfect setting and the ideal location for barefoot luxury, informal pampering and excellent cuisine.

    Lunch, dinner and overnight at The Majlis.

  2. Day 2 Lamu

    Start the day with a visit to Lamu Town which is a World Heritage Site. UNESCO describes it as: “The oldest and best- preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, retaining its traditional functions”. Most important attractions are the fishing and vegetable markets, Lamu Fort, Lamu Museum and the Stone Town. Afternoon visit to Takwa Ruins situated on the south side of Manda Island Founded around year 1500 and abandoned around 1700, The Great Mosque at Takwa is relatively well preserved.

    Lunch, dinner and overnight at The Majlis.

  3. Day 3 Lamu

    Today visit Siyu Fort on Pate Island. Pate Island is the largest island in the Lamu Archipelago and lies between the island of Manda and Kiwayu.

    Lunch, dinner and overnight at The Majlis.


  4. Day 4 Option A

    Breakfast. Transfer to the airstrip for your departure flight.


  5. Or Days 4 and 5 Option B

    Full board. Days at leisure to enjoy the many activities on offer:


    • Kayaking
    • Laser and windsurfing
    • 1 Bay Dhow Sundownder


    • Boat Excursions
    • Boat and main land cultural visits and safaris
    • Deep sea fishing
    • Double, mono, wake & knee boarding
    • Snorkelling trip to Manda Toto etc

    Overnight at The Majlis

  6. Day 6 Option B

    Breakfast. Transfer to the airstrip for your departure flight

The Majlis 3 or 5 Nights

Package price starts at US$ 1475 (Download the PDF below for a detailed pricelist)

Included in package

Local airstrip boat transfers, full board accommodation, kayaking, laser and windsurfing, mineral water, Lamu Town guided tour, visit to Takwa Ruins and Siyu Fort, 1 bay Dhow sundowner sailing, laundry.

Excluded from package


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