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“not so important to visit” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest

Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest
Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Ranked #5 of 23 things to do in Diani Beach
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kenya
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“not so important to visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

is a normal forest " Caya " as the local are calling, not worthed to be visited as we have lots of " Caya " around Diani, and the cost is very high

Visited November 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

A great place to spend a pleasant few hours. The manager is extremely well informed about the origins and ancestory of the forest. Very interesting visit.

Visited August 2012
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Nairobi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“OK but avoid the local guide”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

The forest walk was interesting and worthwhile. The local guide however was someone to avoid. His humor bordered on lewd and he tended to direct it too much at the females in the group - uncool at best.

Visited July 2012
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Milan, Italy
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177 reviews 177 reviews
Reviews in 63 cities Reviews in 63 cities
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
“Unique experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The Kaya Kinondo is an incredible place. It is an experience that should not be missed if you are in Diani. You have the opportunity to visit the sacred forest of the Digo tribe with a guide coming from the tribe which will explain to you all the hystory and the traditions of the forest. It is a great ecotourism project that deserves support and encouragment.

Visited August 2012
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Hamble, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Even better than expected”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

My wife, grandson and I did a trip arranged with the rep at Southern Palms and it was a really enjoyable experience firstly visiting the village and meeting a lot of people including the medicine mand and then a tour of the scared forest which was both interesting and beautiful.
It is good to see the Digo tribe keeping in touch with their very intersting heritage.

Visited April 2012
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