Safari summary

Explore Mombasa, Kenya’s most tourist hub for honeymoon and beach holidays. Located along the coast, Mombasa also boasts of its unique history and architecture. It is greatly influenced by distinct cultures including British, Portuguese, Persian Arab and African cultures.

This short 4-day Mombasa trip is designed to let you explore and experience Mombasa’s distinctly rich seafaring traditions, seas foods, architectural wonders, coral reefs, water recreational sports and relax in some of the finest boutique hotels as well as chill in the beautiful sand beaches. This itinerary focuses on Diani beach and visit to the historical sites.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up & drive to visit Fort Jesus

Early in the morning after breakfast, meet your tour leader for briefing about this special Mombasa trip. Leave the hotel facility or pick up location in Mombasa and drive through Mombasa city as you head to the historical Kibokoni town to explore more about the Fort Jesus Museum. Discover how uniquely this historic site was built and after, proceed to other sites.

After the Fort Jesus’s exploration, next will be walking past the ancient colonial houses and mosques while you explore the unique cultures and this historic city’s origins. Branch off to one of the best restaurants to have lunch and enjoy a dish of your preference.

Following lunch, head off to Mama Ngina to view where the Mombasa Island ends and point where the ocean starts. You will have different sites to take pictures and also do some shopping.

Spend the afternoon in Haller Park as you watch or engage in feeding the giraffes. Get to learn how a barren landscape of disused limestone quarries was turned to better use now a significant ecosystem. The Haller Park contains not only giraffes, but also hippos, buffaloes, and many antelope families. Retreat from your full day expedition and relax at a boutique hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Diani Beach

Set off in the morning for Diani Beach for an unforgettable beach experience. En-route, branch off and visit the Shimba Hills National Park. This park contains diversity of animals and birds including baboons, buffaloes, leopards, Maasai giraffes, hyenas, warthogs, ostriches, waterbucks, and more. After a short tour at Shimba NP and its Sheldrick Falls, proceed to Diani Beach for late afternoon/evening beach relaxation.

Day 3: Full day beach relaxation

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and start your long day relaxing at the beach. Voted for several times as one of the most appealing beaches, the Diani is with no doubt a special place to refresh from or enjoy coastal experiences such as snorkeling, beach ball, swimming or kite surfing. It will be long day full of fun with your dear ones and later, retire for a night in one of the finest resorts.

Day 4: Depart

Have a hot cup of tea/coffee and you will drive for about 1-2 hours to Moi International Airport to catch up with your flight back home. This brings to an end the 4 days 3 nights in Mombasa city, Kenya.

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