The coastal region of Kenya consists of many a popular tourist destination among them the city of Mombasa which is a Gem under the sun. Popularly known for its sandy beaches, an emblem of culture and heritage it’s indeed a jaw-dropping destination with its numerous sight-seeing sceneries.
Check out below some of our best Mombasa trips and excursions:
Mombasa city tour
Mombasa city is one of the biggest cities in Kenya. A Mombasa trip is not complete without a Mombasa city tour with highlights such as the various popular location such as
- The Fort Jesus,
- Old town and Port,
- The Akamba wood craver’scenter,
- Elephant tusks at Moi Avenue.
The tour goes further in the evening with a romantic evening dhow sundowner cruise sailing past the old port and fort Jesus for the sound and light show. Dine at the castle of fort Jesus. After dinner, a visit to the casino can be arranged on request and even a mid-night show at the bora bora nightclub, after which one will be taken to the hotel overnight.
Mamba village tour
Mamba village is the largest crocodile farm in Africa. The best time to visit is during the feeding time which is usually done in the evening. Mamba village not only hosts crocodiles but also boasts host to beautiful botanical gardens, which are a sight worth seeing, that make the ambiance of the farm inspirational and giving it a touch of relaxation.
Bamburu nature trail
Bamburi is an extensive area on the Kenyan north coast. It is subdivided into different factions among them a nature trail, that is home to many wildlife and birds. On this trip you will be able to visit, this nature trail which was a former quarry site that was reclaimed and now hosts many species such as buffalo, crocodile, and reptiles as well as crowned cranes. Aquaculture is also practiced at the Bamburi Nature Trail.
Tamarind Evening Dhow
This entails a trip on a traditional dhow sailing through the Mombasa Old harbor. The dhow slotted for the evening hours when the serenity is calm and relaxed gives a touch of romance as one cruise as the sun sets and leisurely ushers the nightfall. This package is inclusive of delicious seafood cuisines which are mouthwatering delicacies.
Ngomongo tour/Cultural tour
Ngomongo village is a representation of tribal groundings. It gives a view of what was before civilization set in. Expected sighting while on this trip are the traditional huts of different communities that have been recreated in this village. One may get an opportunity to participate in the preparation of the traditional foods, sample various local brews as well as dance to the local tunes.
Dolphin sea adventure
This adventure begins with an early morning departure from your resident hotel in Mombasa to Shimoni Jetty. En route get scenic views of cashew plantations, coconuts, and vibrant villages of the Digo community. At Shimoni jetty on board, a motorized glass-bottomed Lamu Dhow. It will sail to Kisite, the richest marine park in Kenya. Onboard are dolphin experts who are extremely instrumental in interactions with these magnificent creatures, especially in their natural coral garden. Lunch is served onboard to ensure maximum dolphin spotting time. While sailing the tranquil silence makes it possible to listen out for Dolphin whistles blowing off the sea is the highlight of this tour. In the evening transfer to Shimoni jetty for your transfer back to the hotel.
Experience the magic of the Kenya coast in some or all these Mombasa trips for your ultimate beach safari. You can also explore some of our best Kenya camping tour packages.