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Duration: Half Day Excursion
Location: Mombasa City Tour
Price: $ 65
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We offer this Morning half day city tour of Mombasa that combines Mombasa city tour and shopping excursion. You get to Learn the history of the East African coast with the Arab and Portuguese quest for control of trade routes.

The Mombasa City Tour starts in the early morning to avoid the high day temperatures and is Suitable for adults, children, seniors.

Fort Jesus Mombasa

On the Mombasa City Tour , you will visit the following historical and cultural places: the Fort Jesus, the Mwembe Tayari open-air market, the local bazaars, handicraft carvers, walk through the famous curvy alley-roads and the business district.

Depart from your beach hotel in the morning and drive to Mombasa. Begin the tour with a visit to the Baobab forest along Mama Ngina Drive before proceeding to Fort Jesus Museum built by the Portuguese at the end of the 16th century. It dominates the entrance to Mombasa Harbor and commands good views over the Old Town. The Fort is now a national monument and houses an interesting museum.

Walk through Mombasa the second largest city in Kenya and which is located on an island. It is a steamy, tropical, low-rise city with asymmetrical streets, languid pace, and a diverse and intriguing population. It is mostly a Swahili town and women can be seen chattering by in dark bui-bui or wrapped in brilliant multicolored kanga.

Mombasa is also a port and a commercial center and has a long and complex history. Walk through the streets of Old Town up to the Old Port to see the Dhows. The old town is a maze of narrow streets, mosques and crowded buildings, some with impressive carved doors or intricate balconies.

Later visit the Mackinon market, Elephant Tusks and Indian Temple before proceeding to Akamba Woodcraft at Changamwe where you can see the craftsmen at work and select your carvings at the lowest price you can ever get in the world. Afterwards, transfer back to your hotel.

Mombasa city tour pick up points.

  • Mombasa port
  • Bamburi beach Hotels and Resorts
  • Msambweni beach  Hotels and Resorts
  • Diani beach Hotels and Resorts
  • Nyali beach  Hotels and Resorts
  • Shanzu beach Hotels and Resorts
  • Tiwi beach Hotels and Resorts
  • Galu beach Hotels and Resorts

Tour Highlights:

  • Old town of Mombasa with Swahili and Arabic culture
  • Fort Jesus Museum – synonymous with the history of the East African Coast
  • Food and spice market – a glimpse into the lives of the local people
  • Trademark Elephant tusks – the gateway to Mombasa
  • Likoni Channel – Port entry into Kenya
  • Akamba wood carving factory – local talents in arts
  • Shopping, people and local culture
Per Person Tour Price
Each of 2 persons  (Minimum of two persons required) $80
Each of 4 persons $70
Each of 6 persons $65

Mombasa City Tour Half Day Price Include:

  • Price per person
  • All entry fees, service charge and taxes
  • Visit historical and cultural sites, bazaars, African artisans and art market and Fort Jesus Museum
  • Pickup from your hotel in Mombasa – South or North Coast at 0800 hours and drop-off to your hotel
  • Professional English speaking guides. All are experts in the African wildlife, culture, and tour guiding, many of who speak other European languages

Mombasa City Tour Half Day Prices Excludes

  • Tips or gratuity, drinks; travelers insurance; laundry, communication charges, visas
  • International airfares and airport taxes; meals, sightseeing not included in the package; optional activities
  • Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport)