Mombasa Kenya Day Tour
This 1 day tour Mombasa city takes you to the historical and highlights of Mombasa. Pick will be from your Mombasa or Diani hotels. You will have an informative guide who will share lots of information.
One of the highlights of Mombasa is Fort Jesus, a magnificent fortress built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Its imposing architecture and strategic location overlooking the Indian Ocean make it a must-visit attraction. Inside the fort, visitors can delve into Mombasa’s rich past through the museum’s exhibits, which showcase artifacts, weaponry, and informative displays about the city’s history as a trading hub.
The city’s Old Town is a treasure trove of cultural heritage. Its narrow alleys are adorned with Swahili-style architecture, ornate wooden doors, and bustling markets. To experience the city’s diverse wildlife, a visit to Haller Park is a must. This transformed quarry is now a wildlife sanctuary, home to giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species. Nature enthusiasts can embark on guided nature walks, observing the flora and fauna while learning about conservation efforts in the area.
Mombasa’s stunning beaches are a major draw for tourists seeking relaxation and natural beauty.
No visit to Mombasa would be complete without sampling the tantalizing Swahili cuisine. From aromatic spices to fresh seafood delicacies, Mombasa offers a culinary experience like no other.
Join us on a city tour of Mombasa and discover the historic city of Mombasa with its beautiful architecture.
Taste the atmosphere of the past and get to know the different cultural influences of Mombasa.
In this lively port city you will find a mixture of African tribes, but also Arabs, Indians and Europeans.
During the city tour you will visit (optional, entrance fee to be paid on site) Fort Jesus, a Portuguese settlement from 1593, with the second largest museum in Kenya. Stroll through the narrow streets and taste the atmosphere of days gone by. You will see houses with beautiful wooden frames and doors. Take a walk through “Old Town” with a guide. See how a cargo boat is unloaded with manpower in the old Dhow harbor of Mombasa.
During the city tour, you will of course visit the local market, where exotic fruits and vegetables are for sale. Admire the huge elephant tusks on Moi Avenue, which served as an arch of honor for Princes Margret during her state visit in 1952.
Leaving the island of Mombasa, you will visit Akamba woodcarving factory. Connect with the locals, and learn more about the culture and the work they do. After you have seen these people at work and have a chat, you can also visit the store and possibly buy wood carvings.
You can have lunch in the Tamarind restaurant.
After lunch you will be taken to Haller Park where you will see various animal species. This nature park belonged to the “Bamburi Cement Factory”. The Swiss agricultural expert Rene Haller turned it into a beautiful park. He has shown that it is possible to bring a dead stone desert to life