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Mombasa is a coastal city of Kenya along the Indian Ocean. The city is known as the white and blue city in Kenya. It is the country's oldest and second-largest city, with a population of about 1,208,333 people according to the 2019 census.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Mombasa


1 - Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus is a fort located on Mombasa Island. Designed by Italian Giovanni Battista Cairati, it was built between 1593 and 1596, by order of King Philip I of Portugal, to guard the Old Port of Mombasa.

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2 - Mombasa Island

Mombasa Island is a 5 by 3 km coral outcrop located on Kenya's coast on the Indian Ocean, which is connected to the mainland by a causeway. Part of the city of Mombasa is located on the island, including the Old Town.

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3 - Shore Excursions in Mombasa

The tour begins from any accomodation in Mombasa area and visits: Fort Jesus Historical Museum, Old town, Walk in the market and lunch in a local dishes restaurant in Mombasa, Mombasa Giant elephant Tusk monument and afternoon visit to the haller park.

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4 - Diani Beach

   28 km away

Diani Beach is a major beach on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya. It is located 30 kilometres south of Mombasa, in the nearby Kwale County. It has been voted Africa's leading beach destination for the fifth time running since 2015.

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5 - Safaris in Mombasa

This is a Private Safari in a Private minibus/ jeep. We do organize group tours as well. Kenya Safaris

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6 - Wildlife Watching in Mombasa

We will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Haller Park. You will have the opportunity to feed the giraffes and observe the feeding of hippopotamus and crocodiles. Our knowledge of The feeding schedules of the respective animals will be put to use. The various animals, including monkeys, cape buffalo, waterbuck, elands and birds will be seen in the open, not in cages.

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7 - Mountain Bike Tours in Mombasa

Discover Africa with Bike the Coast Discover Africa by cycling off the beaten track. See local people in their settlements and traditional African villages, palm- and mango-tree forests. Enjoy fantastic views on Creeks and the Mombasa North Coast area. Ride through the bush along the Indian Ocean or different climate zones. Bike the Coast offers different guided half day bush-tours on safe unpaved roads and paths without traffic. With the mountain-bike you come closer to the local life than with any other means. All equipment and refreshments are provided. In price included: • Use of mountain-bike with front-shocks • Use of helmet and gloves • Bottled drinking water, bananas for energy boost • 1 Soda at the stopAt least 2 local guides per tour. Under Swiss Management, we speak English and German. Africa begins right behind your hotel - discover it.

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8 - Bird Watching in Mombasa

In this tour you will be able to spend quality time in the beach and also be able to visit one of the major marine parks in the southcoast of Kenya. In your tour ,you will be more relaxed and be able to have an apartment all for yourself with only bed and breakfast included.

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