1 Day Mombasa City Tour
* Tour Highlights
You will be picked from your hotel at around 8.00 am and drive to Mombasa city, visit the Akamba hand craft (where you will learn about the wood carvings and may be buy a piece to take back home). Akamba hand craft is one of the largest wood carvings industry and market in Kenya.
There after, visit the Old Indian temple where you will learn about the arrival of Hinduism in Mombasa on your way back to the Mombasa town center You will also have the chance to see the elephant tusks along Moi Avenue built in 1952 in the memory of King George of England during the British colonial period.
A city tour of Mombasa is not complete without a visit to the Fort Jesus located in ‘Mombasa Old Town’ which was built by the Portuguese in 1593 by architecture from Goa. 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 some of the oldest mosque found near the old harbor.
Proceed to the market built in colonial times where you will learn about the food spices, foods and vegetables the proceed for lunch at the centre of Mombasa city or by request, at Tamarind restaurant which is built on the shores of the Indian Ocean on the northern coast.
After lunch, visit the Haller park, a private sanctuary, where you may feed the giraffes, see the crocodiles and hippos feeding. The Haller park landscape is attractive covered by casuarinas, bamboos and eucalyptus trees and is home to buffalos, eland antelopes, giraffes, water bucks, oryx, snakes, crocodiles, hippos, tortoise and different types of birds’ species.
Drive back to the Hotel at around 5.00 pm.
- Driver/ Guide
- Pick up from and to hotel
- Mineral water
- Drinks at the lodge