Historical places you must visit while in Zanzibar –

Besides being a top beach destination, Zanzibar has one of the oldest civilizations in Africa. For its strategic location along the Indian trade route, Zanzibar had for along time been exposed to the outside world and which would lead to colonization by Arabic and European. The rich history is well documented in writings and historical sites spread out in different locations of the archipelago mainly the main Unguja island. In this guide we shall cover some of the historical sites.  

 Ngome Kongwe/ Old fort  

Also known as the arab fort, the old fort is a magnificent and imposing ancient structure that was built by Busaida arab dynasty in 1698- 1701 after gaining control of the archipelago…

Things to do in the Diani (south coast)  

Diani is Kenya top beach destination and one of the most sought after in Africa . The coastline set to the south of Mombasa is famed for incredible silvery white sand natural charm, top end beach resorts and a wide varieties of water sporting activities. In this guide we shall share some of the fun and activities you can engage while in the south coast beach.  


  1. Relaxing in the white sand coastline  

The most obvious thing you will engage in while in Mombasa is relaxing in your seaside bed set between picturesque grove of palm trees and with full view of the endless azure seas. A book to read…

Things to do in Zanzibar 

Zanzibar archipelago are popular Indian islands on the eastern coast of Tanzania. The islands offer some of the most amazing white side coastlines and a wide range of fun activities to engage in. This could range from watersport to cultural tours or even a safari to the hinterlands of Tanzania and Kenya. Here are some of the top things you can do while in Zanzibar.  


  1. Relax in one of the pristine beaches  

Zanzibar boast incredibly alluring sun-kissed coastline tucked in beautiful tropical flora. Despite the long to-do list one thing that you won’t miss out is the opportunity to spend some time out sunbathing. It could be by lying…

How much does a beach holidays in Mombasa cost 

The Mombasa is one of the favorite beach destination in Africa lined with 7 pristine white sand beaches each offering a unique vacation experience. Besides the beautiful coastline, more tourists prefer going for beach holidays in Kenya for its accessibility to some of the greatest safari destinations some accessible by road. One question that will always emerge when planning your trip in the Mombasa trip is the best pricing that would befit your desired experience. In this guide we shall share some important details on budgeting your Kenya beach holiday.  

Some of the factors that will affect the cost of your beach holiday in Kenya are:  

  1. Location 

10 + epic things to do in Watamu (north coast)  

Watamu beach is one of Africa most revered beaches and the most sought-after destination on the Kenya north coast. The beach destination is well known for its multiple bays that creates some of the most picture-perfect beach spots in the East Africa region. The beach also boasts impressive number of top level and award-winning beach resorts and a wide list of fun activities you can engage in. In this guide we shall discuss some of the beach, cultural and sport activities you can pick when on a beach holiday in Watamu or the northern coast.  

 Relaxing in a picturesque, sun-kissed beachfront 

If you are looking for a serene and beautiful beach setting where you can relax off…

When is the best time to visit Mombasa?


The Kenyan coast is one of Africa top beach destination for its beautiful coastline, stunning coral reefs, hot overhead sun and a wide range of water sport activities. Mombasa is also at a close distance from some of the top safari destination in Kenya some accessible by road from the port city. One thing you will definitely consider when visiting Mombasa is the most ideal time to visit for an experience that match your needs. In this guide we shall make a month by month account of the experiences in the Kenya coastline.  


January marks the beginning of the short dry season and is therefore one of the best time to visit Mombasa for…

When is the best time to go for holidays in Zanzibar

Zanzibar is one of the major tropical beach destinations in the Indian ocean. The archipelago offers a blend of incredible white sand coastline, a bucket list of experiences and a great opportunity to learn one of Africa most conservative culture. The semi-autonomous archipelago also has the closest Indian islands from the East Africa safari and gorilla trekking destinations. In this post we shall discuss the different experiences you get during your safari over different period of the year.  


January is one of the hottest months in Zanzibar with the temperature going up to 32o c at noon. In the afternoon there may be some thunderstorms in the afternoon but in rare occasions…

Usambara mountains trekking guide

Usambara mountains are mountain ranges on the north eastern Tanzania region. The mountains are believed to have formed 100  million years because of block faulting and uplifting. The ranges are divided into two sub ranges: the East Usambara and Usambara west mountains separated by the 4 km wide lwengera valley. Both ranges are alluringly beautiful and boast the most diverse tropical forest habitat. Here there are over 2000 plant varieties, over 500 of them being endemic to the forest. A wide range of avian amphibian and reptile varieties are also unique to the forest. The West Usambara mountain trek is highly sought after, as it is conveniently located around the Lushoto region which is within a 6-7…

A detailed guide for Climbing Ol Doinyo Lengai

Soaring majestically infront of the crimson coloured lake Natron, is the 2960 m high Ol Doinyo Lengai. The Name ‘Ol Doinyo Lengai’ is a masai term for the “ Mountain of God’. Believed to have been formed 1250 years ago. The volcano is the only active volcano in the East Africa region. The mountain has in the recent times shown signs of volcanicity with the latest eruptions having taken place in 2007- 2008. Ol Doinyo Lengai is unique for being the only volcano in the world that emits natrocarbonatite lava that contains very little silicate. The lava is highly fluid and has a viscosity almost equal to that of water. Though not as high as Mt Kilimanjaro…

Mt Meru hiking guide( Momela trail)

Referred to as the little sister of Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru is the second highest peak in Tanzania and the fifth in Africa, with an elevation 4566 m a.s.l. The mountain is believed to have first erupted 74000 years ago in a vigorous outburst that shaped its western slope. The stratovolcano is classified as a dormant volcano and lastly erupted in the 1910s. From a distance you can see the mountain’s alluring crater and cones which best represent the recent volcanic activities. Mt Meru has one of the deepest craters going down to about 1500 m. The mountain has two peaks; little Meru at 3820 m a.s.l and the socialist peak at  4562 M a.s.l. Though Mt Meru…

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