Inaugurated on 31st May 2017, a day before Madaraka Day which falls on the 1st of June, the Madaraka Express SGR (Standard Gauge Railway) train is the new entrant in the Kenyan tourism sector. Making the journey between Nairobi and Mombasa cheaper and shorter, the SGR will give you an opportunity to explore the Kenyan coast with greater convenience.
|Price Per Person Sharing|
|TIME||January – March||April – June|
|South Coast||$ 425||$ 415|
Day 1: Nairobi – Mombasa
Catch the city train to the Madaraka Express SGR Syokimau train strain station. The train leaves at 9:00 am so you need to leave town at most 7:00 am to avoid any inconciniences. Arrive in Mombasa between 1330 hours and 1400hours. Catch the city train from Miritini Train Station to Mombasa city centre. You will be received by a Heels and Valise Tours representative to take you to your hotel with lunch en route. Check in at the hotel. You may spend the afternoon swimming then take a relaxing beach walk in the evening to view sunset. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: South Coast
After breakfast enjoy the morning in the hotel enjoying the facilities. Later on, leave for a full day trip to Wasini Island where you will spend the day snookering and swimming with the dolphins. Sail to Kisite marine national park where you will snorkel and swim. Kisite Marine national park is the second most famous marine park in the world after the Australian Marine Park. It covers an area of 30km2. Animals seen here include turtles, marine tortoise, bear reefs, coral reefs and different types of marine fishes. .Alternatively you talk to the sports centre to organize for you any other type of activity that you may be interested in participating in. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: South Coast – Nairobi
After breakfast, you be transferred to Mombasa city to catch the shuttle train to Miritini Train Station. Enjoy your trip back to Nairobi where you will catch a connecting train to the city. If special arrangements have been made, you will be picked from the city train station to your hotel or any other agreed spot.
- Transport from Nairobi to Mombasa by Madaraka Express train, economy class.
- Transfer from Mombasa town to the hotel and back.
- Half board or full board accommodation (depending on the option selected).
- Accommodation in double /twin room.
- A day trip or activity organized by the hotel.
Package does not include:
- Extra drinks
- Laundry service
- Articles of a personal nature
- Personal travel insurance
- Other expenses outside the itinerary
- Commuter train connection between the towns (Nairobi or Mombasa) and the Madaraka Express
- International travel