Arabuko Sokoke Forest Day-Tour
If you’re looking for an incredible and unique adventure, then you need to check out the Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve. Situated between Kilifi and Malindi – right next to Watamu – this protected area of tropical forest is one of the most significant in East Africa. Not only is it a reminder of what once dominated the coast but it also supports a plethora of amazing wildlife with three globally threatened mammals calling it home.
You’ll find around 90% of the world’s population of golden-rumped elephant shrew here, plus waterbuck, duiker, suni, Sokoke bushy-tailed mongoose, African civet, caracal and blotched genet. Primate species including yellow baboon, sykes’ monkey and vervet can be spotted too as well as aardvark, bushbaby red-bellied coast squirrels and even forest elephants! So come explore Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve – just don’t forget your camera!
|ARABUKO SOKOKE FOREST RESERVE
- Masai Cultural Experience @30pp
G.D Means Game Drive
N/A Means Not Applicable
Arabuko Sokoke Forest Day-Tour Itinerary
Recognized as an Internationally Important Bird Area by Birdlife International, the forest boasts over 270 avi-fauna species, including six that are categorized as globally threatened, and also fluttering about the trees are over 260 types of butterfly, with six of them being endemic to the area, from Sokoke Scops Owl, East Coast Akalat, Sokoke Pipit, Clarke’s Weaver, Spotted Ground Thrush and Amani Sunbird. During your fascinating tour in Kenya’s Arabuko Sokoke Reserve, watch the forest floor, bushes and trees closely and you may be lucky enough to spot some of the reptile and frog species as well, such as twig snake, monitor, sand lizard, Bunty’s dwarf toad, squeaker frog, marbled shovel-shout, to name just of few of the cold-blooded species found in this distinct forest.
0800hrs: Pick up from location/locations to be advised.
0830hrs: Arrive at the Arabuko Sokoke park for the park formalities.
0900hrs – 1100hrs: Nature walk and Bird watching at the park
1100hrs: :Safaris Driver /Tour guide staff will then drop you off at a location of your choice
Safari Cost Include the following:
- All park entrance fees
- Drinking water for use during trip
- Services of an English-speaking experienced driver guide
- Transport to and from Arabuko Sokoke
- All government taxes and levies
- Flying doctors air ambulance evacuation in case of a life-threatening accident or injury
- Game Drives
Safari cost Does not Include the following:
- Masai village visit
- Expenses of personal nature
- International Airfares
- Any other expenses not noted on the “Safari includes” list