The longest living town of the Swahilis is located on the Island of Lamu, at the northern coast of Kenya. This town has constantly habituated humans for over 600 years unlike other Swahili towns. The town's buildings have verandas and walkways. They have balconies too that face the ocean.
Recommended Hotels in Lamu Town
There are numerous hotels and houses in this town. You can find budget or luxury houses in Lamu, in the town or along the beach.
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Getting into and around Lamu Town
The best means of getting into the town is by air. There are different flights from different cities like a direct one from Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi. The region's airstrip is located in Manda Airstrip, a short boat ride from Lamu Island. It can also be reached from Mombasa by road which takes about 6-7 hours. It is a bit expensive but it is faster hiring a car from Malindi and Mombasa. Donkeys are the only mode of transport in the town.
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