Kilwa Kisiwani - Kilwa Kivinje - Kilwa Ruins - Kilwa Safari Excursions

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4 Days Ancient Ruins/Historical Trip

Kilwa Kisiwani Safari
Medieval Trade Center of Eastern Africa
 
 
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Kilwa
7 Days Selous to Kilwa Kisiwani
 

Kilwa Kisiwani Ruins

This safari can also be done by flight (Fly-in and out)
Schedule: Everyday at 15:00 and 17:00 on inducement

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Day 1:   Dar es Salaam Kilwa by Car   
Leave Dar es Salaam early morning for Kilwa, drive to Kilwa Kivinje to sea the Germans and Arab building before heading to Kilwa Masoko for relaxing on the beach or snorkelling; Accommodation at Kilwa Sea View  Resort enjoying the sea food
Day 2 & 3:  Kilwa Kisiwani & Kilwa Kivinje Excursion 
Activities in Kilwa, Visit to the historical ruins in  Kilwa Kisiwani,
Afternoon return to the resort for staying at leisure; Accommodation in the Kilwa Sea View Resort; the next day is a leisure day
Ruins to See: The mosque, is considered to be (at that time) the largest in East African Coast. It has domed chambers, monolithic pillars, water tanks, and slabs for prayers.; Great House, which is believed to be the house of Imam or Sultan; Small domed Mosque, the best preserved and most ornamental in Kilwa; Mkutini Palace, built with great walls triangular in shape; Gereza (prison) which was built by Portuguese, dominating the view of the island from far.
The remarkable ruins however, is the HUSUNI KUBWA overlooking the Kilwa port, as early writers mentioned " it was the largest pre -European building in Equatorial Africa. 
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Day 4:   Drive back to Dar es Salaam
Early morning breakfast and then start driving back to Dar es Salaam, arrives around 14:00. Further arrangement can be made for safari in Mikumi or transfer to Zanzibar
Accommodation :4 night in the Lodge
Mode of Travel: Drive in from Dar es Salaam
Group Size: Min. 2, max. no limit
Tour style: Game Drive

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