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Mountain Biking in Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Malindi, Coast Province Kenya
For bikers who love to spice up their rides, Watamu offers several routes but the recommended path for the ultimate experience is the Arabuko Sokoke Forest path.
The main access is at the Gede Forest station at 1.5 km/1640 yd from Watamu and at an altitude in between of 200 m/656 ft and 400 m/1312 ft.
The trail starts at 6 km/3 mi from the Gede entrance and runs for 30 km/18 mi. Level of of difficulty here is rated moderate – hard. The path is woven through spectacular coconut groves and mango plantations with some sandy stretches and peddling can sometimes be impossible. The biking expedition is a guided tour with a qualified guide.