Dhow cruise in Kenya is so stunning and amazing, the traditional dhow cruise becomes so magical while enjoying the safari as this is the romantic way to spot the dolphin and whales and among others at Watamu Marine National Park, Malindi Marine National Park and reserve, and among other places this gives the best moments to the tourists to enjoy the opportunities of the most African sunset during the dhow cruise as this gives you the most memories to remember during a safari in Kenya. During dhow cruise in Kenya the tourists also explore desert beaches, crystal clear waters, mangroves, sandy islands, the spectacular views while spotting the humpback whales or chasing dolphins and among others.
Kenya on the shores of the Indian Ocean has got the long association with the Dhows that have sailed for centuries between the Arabia India and East Africa using the monsoon winds with one of the oldest established trade in the world, the traditional dhows are built without metal using the local materials and this ancient craft is still used and practiced in the such places as Lamu today.
The dhow cruise safaris can be done and organized in Kenya ranging from two hours sunset, ‘’sun downer’’ safari to the moonlight cruises during the full moon and dinner on the secluded beach that appears once a month for a few days, the dhows are such beautiful hand-carved traditional wooden Swahili sailing foods, the safari can include a traditional grilled seafood Swahili meal on a beach and or else snorkeling and also fishing if its requested. The dhows come in all three shapes and sizes, and especially during the past years the dhows could reach the staggering sizes and majorly they were for transporting the goods.
Currently the dhows are not all that used for transporting the goods, since more improved means have been established, though the countries that are renowned as the tourism destinations they still have these beautiful vessels here i mean they preserved them rather than wasting them, as Kenya offers the travelers with the unique Kenya safari experience of sailing on the waters of the Indian ocean on a dhow ship. Kenya on the shores of the Indian Ocean has a long description with Dhows that have sailed for centuries that is between Arabia India and East Africa while using the monsoon winds in one of the oldest established trade in the world.
As the most of the dhow cruises depart from Mombasa city, the dhow cruises can be classified as moonlight lobster dinners while floating around on the waters, others include stops at the local islands to participate in the different activities like snorkeling and diving, and still others keep stay in the dhow cruise
On a safari in Kenya you enjoy the dhow cruise that has got the various activities that are available to the tourists both available during the night and day cruises, the Tamarind Dhow operated by the leading restaurant company that offers the night cruises in the calm inland waters with the superb meals cooked on the board with the music and dancing that makes your dhow cruise the most incredible one in Kenya.
This is the most loved moment where a tourist feels like steeping back in those periods when the dhow cruises were the majorly used. The dhow sails around the Tudor creek where the tourists enjoy the magnificent views of the Old Town and Fort Jesus before reaching the sheltered bay where the feast starts from with the band as the guests are enjoying the meals like fish, steak, and grilled lobster and among others.