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Mombasa: Famous for its coastal beaches and historic sites.

Let us take you to Mombasa a dusty city that hides an interesting history as bright as its sandy beaches. Off the lovely sandy beaches of the blue Indian Ocean, Mombasa, Spa puts your feet on the sand. This will make you appreciate discoveries around the city that are endowed with history and culture like the historic fort when the Europeans arrived at the city, the fort Jesus which is now a world heritage. Kiungule’s narrow streets are also full of exciting architecture as well as noisy bazaars that give a rather ancient feel. When in Mombasa one can either enjoy the sun tan at the beach, visit archeological sites, or even do downtown sightseeing.

Itinerary

This itinerary offers a balanced mix of history, culture, beach relaxation, and wildlife experiences, ensuring a memorable visit to Mombasa.

Arrival and Historical Tour

Arrive in Mombasa and check in to your hotel. Start your exploration with a visit to Fort Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can delve into the city’s rich history. Wander through the Old Town, with its narrow streets, vibrant markets, and Swahili architecture. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of coastal Kenyan cuisine. In the afternoon, visit the Mombasa Tusks on Moi Avenue and explore the nearby shops. Return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Beaches and Marine Adventure

After breakfast, head to the beautiful beaches of Mombasa. Spend the morning relaxing at Diani Beach or Nyali Beach, where you can sunbathe, swim, or indulge in water sports like snorkeling and jet skiing. Enjoy lunch at a beachfront restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Haller Park, a nature reserve where you can see giraffes, hippos, and a variety of bird species. Return to your hotel for dinner and relax in the evening.

Cultural Immersion and Departure

Start your day with a visit to the Bombolulu Workshops and Cultural Centre, where you can learn about local crafts and watch performances of traditional dances. Afterward, visit the Mamba Village Centre to see crocodiles and enjoy a leisurely lunch. In the afternoon, explore the lush grounds of the Shimba Hills National Reserve, where you can take a guided nature walk to spot wildlife and enjoy the scenic views. Return to Mombasa, check out from your hotel, and prepare for your departure.

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Important Information

Packing Tips:

  • Light, breathable clothing for the warm coastal climate.
  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • Swimwear and beach gear.
  • Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
  • Insect repellent.

Additional Notes:

  • Stay hydrated and carry water bottles.
  • Respect local customs and dress modestly when visiting cultural sites.
  • Consider hiring a local guide for a more in-depth experience.

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