Diani Holidays and Safaris

1 Day Mombasa City Tour

Mombasa City Tour Fort-Jesus

Mombasa City Tour (Tour Duration: Half Day)

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Mombasa Half Day City Tour takes you to Mombasa Town the second largest city in Kenya, which is an Island.The tour offers you a chance to experience the diverse and intriguing local  population of women in dark bui-bui or wrapped in brilliant multicolored kanga.

On the tour, you will visit the following historical and cultural places: the Fort Jesus and Museum, the Markinon Spice Market, the local bazaars,the Elephant Tusks,the Akamba handicraft carvers, walk through the famous curvy Old Mombasa Town 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/residence .