Excursions & Short Safaris From Mombasa-Kenya Safari Packages

Whilst staying in the coastal Island of Mombasa, there are various excursions available:

 

Excursions & Short Safaris From Mombasa-Kenya Safari Packages


Mombasa Town Tour
The colourful island town of Mombasa with its blend of ancient and modern buildings on the Indian Ocean is Kenya’s principal port and the country’s second largest city. A comprehensive tour of the island include the old Arab town, with it’s maze of narrow twisting alleys displaying the beautifully curved doors and verandahs, bazaars with curio and antique shops, the Dhow harbour still in use, a Hindu temple, a visit to the Akamba wood carvers and a drive to the bazaar for a short shopping expedition. The high light of the tour is probably the visit to Fort Jesus. Built in 1593 by the Portuguese to guard the entrance to the old Dhow harbour, it is the island’s Landmark. Four hundred years old, the port still stands and serves as a historical museum.
Tour Cost: US$ 30 Per Person

 

  

 



Bush & Orphans tour
The coastal countryside and its people offer a different perspective to Kenya’s tribal heritage. The tour provides a glimpse into the traditions and cultures of the coastal people with a visit to a Giriama or Digo Village with our local guide. Continue to Kaloleni to visit the local market and thereafter drive to Kenya Marine land on the North coast, which offers an opportunity to observe numerous species of tropical marine life in giant aquariums. A snake park, situated nearby is also visited and you can watch carvers at work producing the famous “Makonde” pieces of art.Then for those who have anything to give to orphans this is the time ,you visit one of them and you give what you have for them i.e books pencils,choths etc.
Tour price: US$ 40 Per Person.

 

 


 

Malindi and Gedi Tour:
Depart from your coastal hotel and drive north to Kilifi through attractive country covered by extensive sisal plantations dotted with huge baobab trees. Cross the scenic creek and continue onto the ancient city of Gedi-a 13th century ruin in the heart of a dense forest. Thereafter proceed onto the coastal town of Malindi for lunch and an exploration of the marine park in a glass-bottomed boat where an experienced guide takes you on goggling and snorkelling. Later, visit a nearby village and watch the Giriama tribe perform exciting tribal dances before driving back to Mombasa by sundown.Tour Cost: US$ 90 Per Person

 

 


 

Wasini Island & Kisite Sea Adventure (full day)
Welcome to a day of ultimate pleasure in the richest Marine Park in the Kenyan Coast. In the early morning depart for the tranquil fishing village of Shimoni close to the Tanzanian border. The scenic route takes you through lush coconut and cashew nuts plantations and the colorful villages of the Digo people.At Shimoni jet board an authentic motorized Lamu dhow, which cruise and sail you through an enchanting seascape of Islands to the underwater splendors of the Kisite Marine Park. Here snorkellers will marvel at the incredible variety of marine life in the shallow and warm waters around Kisite Island; the venue for numerous birds.Indulge in Scuba diving to explore a number of excellent dive sites, also teeming with an astounding variety of Marine life which inhabits the magnificent coral reefs in and around the park. A sumptuous Swahili style seafood lunch is served in Wasini Island restaurant. Thereafter visit the traditional Muslim village. After an unforgettable day on and around the Islands. We return you to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Tour Cost: US$ 100 Per Person

 

 


 

Full Day Mombasa City and Nature Tour.
A comprehensive morning tour of the island including a visit to Fort Jesus is followed by lunch at Mamba Village. Mamba is the Swahili name for crocodile and this “village” is really a crocodile farm. Depart after lunch for the Bamburi Quarry Nature Trail. The wasteland of the stone quarry has been reclaimed and amongst the casuarinas trees and other tropical flora reside a variety of wildlife and birds, Eland and Buffalo, Crocodiles and other reptiles can be seen wandering with crowned cranes. The commercially viable aquaculture complex is also visited.

 

Excursions & Short Safaris From Mombasa-Kenya Safari Packages

 

Tour Cost: US$ 70 Per Person

 

 


 

Full Day Mombasa City Mamba Village Tour
During your short stay in Mombasa, there are different activities, which can keep you occupied. The colourful island town of Mombassa with its blend of ancient and modern buildings on the Indian Ocean is Kenya’s principal port and the country’s second largest city. A comprehensive tour of the island include the old Arab town, with it’s maze of narrow twisting alleys displaying the beautifully curved doors and verandas, bazaars with curio and antique shops, the Dhow harbour still in use, a Hindu temple, a visit to the Akamba wood carvers and a drive to the bazaar for a short shopping expedition. The high light of the tour is probably the visit to Fort Jesus. Built in 1593 by the Portuguese to guard the entrance to the old Dhow harbour, it is the island’s Landmark. Four hundred years old, the port still stands and serves as a historical museum.Either have lunch at your hotel or have it at outside your hotel. Then you continue with the excursion to Mamba Villagewhich hosts Africa's largest Crocodile Farm. Your visit will coincide with feeding time at 5:00pm.This one is great for the kids. This trip will also include the beautiful botanical in this area. Nature in all her glory with the assistance of man, presents breathtaking views. Great places to take pictures to send back home or just to put on the mantle. Take a picture with the flora and fauna as the background. It is just beautiful!.Return to your hotel at late evening.
Tour Cost: US$ 120 Per Person

 

 


 

Full day Mombasa & Ngomongo Tour
During your short stay in Mombasa, there are different activities, which can keep you occupied. The colourful island town of Mombasa with its blend of ancient and modern buildings on the Indian Ocean is Kenya’s principal port and the country’s second largest city. A comprehensive tour of the island include the old Arab town, with it’s maze of narrow twisting alleys displaying the beautifully curved doors and verandas, bazaars with curio and antique shops, the Dhow harbour still in use, a Hindu temple, a visit to the Akamba wood carvers and a drive to the bazaar for a short shopping expedition. The high light of the tour is probably the visit to Fort Jesus. Built in 1593 by the Portuguese to guard the entrance to the old Dhow harbour, it is the island’s Landmark. Four hundred years old, the port still stands and serves as a historical museum.Either have lunch at your hotel or ngomongo villageDrive to the ngomongo village a miniature reflection of tribal community groundings.Glimpse of what may have been before "Civilization set in". A number of traditional huts serving different tribal groupings have been recreated in this theme village. Watch or participate in the traditional food preparation, sample the various local brews and marvel or participate in the tribal dances. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Tour Cost: US$ 120 Per Person

 

 


 

EVENING DHOW TRIPS

Tamarind Dhow Safari
At 12.00pm or 6.30 pm departure from the Tamarind jetty for the lunch cruise or evening cruise respectively. After a welcome cocktail the Tamarind Dhow Nawalicker (meaning Gateway to Heaven) cruises past the Old Town and Fort Jesus. Fantastic sea food meals prepared by the world famous Tamarind Restaurant are enjoyed while a local band plays music to suite all tastes. A tri-lingual guide, fully stocked bar and friendly service all add to the unforgettable atmosphere. 2.45 pm or 10.30 pm return to the jetty and thereafter your hotel.
Tour Cost: US$ 90 Per Person

 


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