Half Day :: Mombasa City Tour
Our tour picks out some of the highlights of this colourful town including the bustling fruit and vegetable market, the old Town and its narrow streets, Fort Jesus (museum) and the old Habour, The famous Elephant Tusks in Moi Avenue (the landmark of mombasa) and The Akamba wood cavers center. After this exciting tour of mombasa , return to your hotel for lunch. (This programme can be done either in the morning or the afternoon hours.
Tour price: USD 80.
Departs from Mombasa Hotels At 1700 - This programme includes pick-up from the hotel and transfer to Tamarind jetty point. Take an evening cruise aboard a traditional dhow with a sail .As the dhow slips gently away from the jetty, the resident band starts to play and you quickly fall under the spell of the magical Tamarind atmosphere. After a cruise around Tudor creek with fine views of Mombasa's old town and fort Jesus; your dhow moors in a sheltered bay at the head of the creek. Watch the sundowner. Here, the fine aroma of grilled lobster and steak start to fill the air as the chefs pull out the charcoal grills and prepare a gourmet four course meal
Early morning departure from the hotel. The scenic route takes you through lush coconut and cashew nut plantations and the colourful village of the Digo people. On arrival at Shimoni Jetty, board a motorized glass bottomed Lamu Dhow (boat) which will sail you through an enchanting seascape of island to the richest marine park in Kenya (Kisite lsland)
Nature Trail Park
The tour departs after lunch for the Bamburi Quarry Nature Trail. The wasteland of the stone quarry has been reclaimed 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. Watch out for the hippos as the emerge out of their water pool .Return back to your hotel in the early evening.
Tour price: USD 130
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