Mombasa Kenya Day Tour
You will be picked from your hotel early in the morning and drive to Mombasa, 30 km from Diani or 15 Km from Mombasa Hotels. Visit the Akamba wood carving Factory.
Akamba handcraft is one of the largest wood carvings industry in Kenya, where you will find approximately 5000 people all working with hands to produce the beautiful African carvings.
You will also have the opportunity to see the iron elephant tusks which are found along Moi Avenue built-in 1952 in the remembrance of the visit by Princes Margret.
Mombasa day Tour Highlights
- Fort Jesus
- Haller Park
- Elephant Tusk
Mombasa Full Day Tour
Visit the Fort Jesus which was built by the Portuguese in 1593 by architecture from Goa. It later became the government prison during the British colonial period in 1947.
Fort Jesus was named fort because the Portuguese were Christians and they sailed with the flag of Jesus.
It was built mainly for protection and to control the harbor of Mombasa.
War between Arabs and Portuguese
There arose war between the Arabs and the Portuguese from 1593 – 1729 where many of them died due to starvation and yellow fever.
You will also explore the old town where you will walk along the narrow streets and visit the old harbor where you will see the old Arabic boats and one of the oldest machinery mosque found near the old harbor.
Proceed to the market where you will learn about the food spices, foods and vegetables.
You Meet different traders buying and selling different types of goods.
Proceed for lunch at the center of Mombasa city hotel or by request, at Tamarind restaurant which is built on the shores of the Indian Ocean on the northern coast.
Haller Park Mombasa
After lunch, visit the Haller park. Haller Park is a small 7 sq. km reclaimed aquarium park where you may feed the giraffes, see the crocodiles and hippos feeding. This is private sanctuary.
The landscape is attractive covered by casuarinas, bamboos and eucalyptus trees. It is home to buffalos, eland antelopes, giraffes, water bucks, oryx, snakes, crocodiles, hippos, tortoise and different types of birds’ species.
Mombasa is an island covering an area of 15 km2 and the second largest city in Kenya after Nairobi.
You will proceed back to your beach hotel.
- Safari in a private air condition van.
- Unlimited water.
- Entrance Fees in Fort Jesus.
- Lunch for guest going for a full day tour.
|Date||Persons||Mode of transport||Price P/P|
|1 July 2017- 31 March 2020||2||4×4 Land Cruiser||USD 395|
|1 July 2017- 31 March 2020||4||4×4 Land Cruiser||USD 315|
|1 July 2017- 31 March 2020||6||4×4 Land Cruiser||USD 285|
Prices are fixed
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