How To Get from Nairobi To Shanzu, Mombasa
Mombasa is accessible via road, air or train. You can either:
Drive down from Nairobi - Mombasa (500 km - 7 hours roughly)
Catch the newly launched SGR train from Nairobi to Mombasa (5 hours)
Fly down to Mombasa International Airport (1 hour)
There are frequent flights daily to Mombasa International Airport via Kenya Airways, Jambojet, Fly 540, Safarilink.
To ensure you’re here for all the festivities, plan to arrive in Mombasa no later than early afternoon on Friday 10th August and leave Shanzu no earlier than midday of Sunday 12th August.
We will arrange for airport transfers from Mombasa Airport to the hotel and vice versa on Friday 10th August and Monday 13th August.
Please do not forget to send us your flight details so we can arrange for this in good time.
If you hold any other passport apart from Kenya or another East African country you would require a visa to enter Kenya.
Kenyan Visas can be obtained online prior to your travels via http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html However some people face a hitch when applying for this online.
You can also be granted a Kenyan Visa on your arrival at the airport at a fee of US$50(bring change).
Yellow Fever Vaccine: The government of Kenya requires proof of yellow fever vaccination if you are travelling from a country with risk of yellow fever (this does not include the US - for complete list, see Countries with risk of yellow fever virus (YFV) transmission.
Malaria Prevention: Talk to your doctor about how to prevent malaria while traveling.
In case of any other medical requirements during your stay, Mombasa and Pandya Hospitals are located in town.
Places to visit nearby:
Jumba la Mtwana ruins by the beach in Mtwapa
Nguuni Nature Sanctuary for giraffe feeding
Mamba Village crocodile farm (4pm is feeding time)
Haller Park for visiting the giant tortoises and other animals
If you wish to stay at the hotel before or after these dates, please contact Moses (details below) to arrange your stay at a special rate. The rate will be based on availability. Kindly please use Yashica & Priten as a reference for the additional booking.
Let us know incase you need any assistance with this.
PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort
Tel: (+254) (20) 8000 415-6 |(+254) 720 797 999
Email: email@example.com and copy Moses Mutegi: firstname.lastname@example.org
We know that you must be tired by all the travelling and the heat. So as to make your arrival at the airport and check in at the hotel easier, you have the option of providing us with a copy of form of identification. This can be either a National ID for Kenyan residents, or a passport copy for non-residents. However, if you are not comfortable with this, you can present your documents to the hotel at the time of check in.
For any other queries, kindly please email us at email@example.com and we will assist you.
Kindly please RSVP for your yourself and partner/family members if attending in any case by 20 January 2018 by clicking on the RSVP button.
To make things easier just fill in the following details in the notes section:
Names of other guests attending
Date of arrival
Estimated time of arrival
Check out dates
or opt for Hotel breakfast starting at 7am
Attire: Formal Indian or Western
Kicked off by the baraat at 9am - A party-like procession of the groom and his friends and family to the wedding venue.
The traditional Hindu Wedding Ceremony will start at 10am and thereafter lunch will be served at 12.
For those staying the final night, tea will be served at 4pm and farewell dinner at 7pm.
For the early birds, hotel breakfast is provided. For those who prefer to sleep in, you can join for a snack after the Mandvo Ceremonies.
*For those who had a wild night feel free to sleep in*
Attire: Indian Traditional
This is perhaps one of the most important puja (prayer) rituals before a Hindu Wedding. The families pray to Lord Ganesh, the Hindu God who is believed to remove all obstacles and seek his divine blessing.
Attire: Indian Festive (something to dance in)
A big fat indian dance party- kicked off with some henna, dances by family and friends, traditional dances followed by dinner.
Attire: Beach casual
Welcome to all those who have travelled so far!
Attire: Something that you can throw away
Haldi ceremony where haldi is applied to the bride and groom by friends and family followed by a watergun fight with holi colours (Team Bride vs Team Groom)
Attire: Dressy Casual
Put on your best dancing flip flops for this bollywood beach party starting at 9pm.
Yashica and Priten launch their personal wedsite at yashicawedspriten.com.
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Venue & Dates
Our wedding will be held at the PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort in Shanzu, Mombasa. Please see the website for more details www.prideinnparadise.com
Accommodation will be arranged for you for 2 to 3 nights. Check in will be on Friday 10th of August and check out on Sunday 12th or Monday 13th August. If you wish to stay for additional nights please arrange this directly with the hotel (see more information on hotel page). Please remember this is a beachside/outdoor wedding so please wear appropriate footwear (flats or wedges).
Please RSVP ASAP or in any case before 20th January 2018.
We hope you enjoy browsing these pages for information about our wedding and how to plan your trip.
Thanks for visiting & lots of love,
Yashica & Priten