• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Mombasa Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Located along the Indian Ocean, Mombasa is a costal resort city in Kenya. It is the oldest city in the country. The city is known for its historical significance, beaches and resorts. Below is a list of things you can do while visiting.


Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed are when booking for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Mombasa City Tour

Unique cultural visit of Mombasa. The tour starts at Fort Jesus National Museum. Visit the Old Town with rich culture dating back to 200AD, in the old town we also visit old dhow harbor. A visit to slave market is a must as we head to Elephant tusk and Swaminayara temple. Finally, you'll visit Akamba wood carvers for souvenirs .


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am and 2pm

Price

$35 per person

Alternative


Fort Jesus Museum Walking Tour

This is a World Heritage site that reminds us of the history of the Renaissance period. It tells the history of the Portuguese, the Arabs and the British era back in the 15th Century. You'll get to visit several other historical sites, including Old Town village where you'll venture into the Swahili Culture and the Arab's architectural designs that shows the influence of the Arabs back in the 16th Century.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am

Price

$30 per person

Alternative

Fort Jesus Sound and Light show Mombasa - $30 per person


Diani Beach Day Trip

Visit Kongo Mosque, camel and boat rides and the Sacred Forest of Kaya Kinondo. On this excursion along the Kenyan coast, you'll discover the most spectacular places in Mombasa and Diani.


Duration

100 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8:30am

Price

$115 per person

Alternative

Dhow Sailing at Funzi Kinazini - $150 per person

Lunch or Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner in the most Kenyan style as you cruise along the coast of Mombasa on board a traditional boat. Not to be missed!


Duration

5 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 12pm and 6:30pm

Price

$120 per person

Alternative

Tamarind Dinner Dhow Cruise - $74 per person


Dolphins Swim at Kisite Marine Park and Wasini Island

Enjoy a full day at Kisite Marine Park for boat sailing, dolphin spotting, snorkeling, swimming, sun bathing, and a mouth-watering Swahili seafood lunch on Wasini Island. Get a glimpse of local culture while visiting Wasini Village.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 6am

Price

$125 per person

Alternative


Tsavo National Park Day trip

A guided tour to Tsavo National Park breaks up the massive area into bite-sized chunks that can experienced in just one day. Even if you're short on time, this tour gives you plenty of opportunities to see animals like elephants, lions, and leopards in the wild—sightings enhanced by information about the wildlife from your guide.


Duration

11 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5am and 5:30am

Price

$256 per person

Alternative

2-Day Safari in Taita Hills

Leave Mombasa on safari to Tsavo East National Park and Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary with an overnight at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, where you’ll have aerial views of a watering hole that draws nocturnal wildlife. Daily game drives explore both wildlife reserves during the hours when animals are most active, packing a classic safari experience into an overnight escape from Mombasa.


Duration

2 days

Availability

Everyday at 6am

Price

$482 per person

Alternative


4 Days Mount Kenya Trekking

Trekking to Point Lenana at 16,059 feet (4,895 meters)—one of Mt. Kenya’s three summits—is challenging but enjoyable for fit walkers. Make the hike with a guide for safety on this 4-day adventure. Follow the Sirimon route through montane forest, heaths, and valleys; see unique flora and fauna; and absorb incredible summit views before descending. Three nights’ mountain camp accommodation, meals, and hotel transfers are included.


Duration

4 days

Availability

Everyday at 7am

Price

$800 per person





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