Sunset at Marafa Hell’s Kitchen
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Sunset at Marafa Hell’s Kitchen

3 h
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Visit: Marafa-Hells Kitchen, Malindi Kenya

The Kenyan Canyon is located in a small village called Marafa characterized with conspicuous baobab trees. The Village is also characterized by sandstone, which over a thousand years has been eroded creating a canyon with a giant like structures.
There are three distinct colours contained in the rock; red for iron, yellow for orchre and white for chalk.
The locals however believed that there once lived a rich family in the 17th century. The family owned a large farm and livestock while the other families lived in poverty. The rich family didn’t support the local people in any way despite its richness. The rich family used milk from livestock for bathing and washing. This annoyed the Gods and curse extended to the rich family. The Gods punishment was a heavy torrential rain. The local people heard a strange sound in the night and were all surprised to see the rich family had vanished. The landscape is valued for its sacredness. The people around it go there to pray to the Gods if they have problems e.g rain, disease e.t.c and their problems are solved.
An evening walk under and through the rocky outcrops with the guide you will get to appreciate the color variation during the day according to the inclination of the sun rays.
At the “terrace" you will get ready behold the marvelous sunset with the typical colors of Africa.
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  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Marafa-Hells Kitchen
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for unaccompanied children
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
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