Escape to Shimba hills | Mandhari Lodge | Mwaluganje
Starting from USD 955 per person sharing

The Perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of City life. Pick up from Diani beach or Mombasa at 14:00hrs and drive to Mandhari lodge in Shimba hills.
Mandhari is an exclusive, privately owned property embedded in unspoiled African landscape and surrounded by rich natural vegetation and unique wildlife. The property is located on Golini ridge offering magnificent views of Africa, its approximately 45 minutes’ drive from famous Diani Beach and about 1hr – 2hrs from north of Mombasa depending on traffic and the Ferry.
Mandhari can exclusively accommodate 8 guests in 3 different Cottages- Golini Suite (for 2) Chui House (for 4) and Rock room (for 2). It's a great location for a group of family or friends.
Mandhari lodge overlooks the famous Mwaluganje elephant sanctuary. Experience the unique location with friendly service. Elephants can be spotted from the comfort of your pool bed next to an infinity pool.

Day 1: Sounds of Africa

On arrival at the lodge, enjoy a drink on the elephant terrace as you take the sights and sounds of Africa.

Overnight and dinner at the Mandhari Lodge Shimba hills kwale

Day 2: Explore Shimba hills game reserve

This day you drive out and explore Shimba hills game reserve. We will start out from 8.00am after breakfast and head to game reserve. Shimba hills is a rain forest famous for the Sable Antelope. Shimba hills is a small game reserve, so game viewing drives will be for about 1-2 hours.

A walk to the Sheldrick falls is included if you are feeling up to a bit of activity. The walk to and from the falls take about 2 hrs. It is advisable to wear comfortable walking shoes/trainers. The walk back up from the waterfall can be a bit hard and will certainly get your heart pumping.

Return to the lodge for a hearty sumptuous lunch, followed by an afternoon siesta.

Day 3: Explore Mwaluganje elephant sanctuary.

If you are feeling up to it, we have included a walk within the Sanctuary. Alternatively, a drive to the Sanctuary. This can be done as we head back to Diani beach.

After the walk/drive will bring you back to Diani beach/Mombasa drop off at your hotel by midday.

Price includes
  • 2 Nights full board basis at Mandhari Lodge, Kwale
  • Ground transportation in a safari 4x4 open Jeep for game viewing.
  • All game drives.
  • All park fees.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel.
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide.
  • Walk to Sheldrick falls
Price does not include
  • Items of personal nature
  • Activities not mentioned above
  • Extras offered by individual hotels

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