Mombasa Short Tours and Excursion
Malindi and Gede Ruins Tour
Malindi was made famous after Vasco da Gama's stop over in
1498. In Malindi, you will see narrow alleys in the old part of
town where the old houses have been lived in for centuries. One
of the oldest East African churches still stands strong; the
Church of St. Francis Xavier still stands strong across from
Vasco da Gama's pillar, where he carved the Christian cross.
Also extant is the Juma'a mosque, which was misused as a haven
for slave trading until mid 1870's.
1 Day Wasini Island Tour
Enjoy the best goggling on the South Coast and relaxing day
on a tropical land. After an early breakfast we drive to Shimoni
“The place of the Cave” and take a dhow to Kisite Mpunguti
Marine Park that offers some of the best goggling in Kenya. All
goggling equipment is provided, but don't forget to bring your
own swimsuit. Soft drinks are served on board.
At lunchtime we return to Wasini Island, which has a typical
coast Muslim Village. Superb seafood is served in a
traditionally styled restaurant and afterwards there is an
optional walk around the village. We return to Shimoni jetty in
the early evening for our transfer to your Hotel.
Mombasa City Tour
This tour covers Mombasa Island, which is the largest coastal
gateway town-port of Kenya. This tour takes you into the most
fascinating part of Mombasa – The old town that is a maze of
narrow crooked lanes with many old Arab houses with their
beautifully carved doors and over-hanging balconies.
Visit the old harbour, which is still used by dhows; built by
the Portuguese in 1593. Fort Jesus, now a museum is a must for
all visitors. Walk through the picturesque Bazaar, Market and
Indian Temple; cross to the main land to see the Akamba carvers
Tamarind Evening Dhow
You will be picked from your hotel by a bus and taken to the
“Tamarind Jetty” where you will board an Arab Dhow moored
opposite the old town of Mombasa.
During the sail, you will slowly pass the old town to Forte
Jesus, dhow “Nawalikher” taking a sweeping turn at Forte Jesus
and proceed up Tudor Creek to the accompaniment of the live band
aboard, to it's mooring quiet secluded part of the Creek where a
delicious Dinner prepared by the “Tamarind” Restaurant Chefs is
On the return journey, dance to the sound of popular tunes. On
arrival at the Jetty, your transport will be waiting to take you
to your hotel.
Mombasa by Night and Dinner in the Castle
You will be picked from your hotel at 5:30pm. The exciting
itinerary begins with atmospheric Dhow Sundowner Cruise which
offers an outstanding view of the Old Port from the water.
After docking our guide will lead you on walk through the
historic Old Town to the 400 year old fortress of Fort Jesus.
Built by the Portuguese as a stronghold at the entrance to the
harbour, the ancient fort is a stunning example of 16th century
military architecture that has survived centuries of attack and
conquest. Here you will be welcomed by Portuguese and Arab
fire-bearers before witnessing a dazzling sound and light show
that is followed by a sumptuous dinner served alfresco within
the ramparts of the Fort for a truly unforgettable dining
experience. After this memorable experience of lifetime you will
be taken back to your hotel.
1 Day Kutazama Tour
At Kutazama, you will marvel at the panoramic views of the
Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary, be amazed by the blazing colours
of each and every sunset, revel in the sights and scents of the
landscaped gardens and delight in the soft brush of a tropical
butterfly...not to mention sleep deeply and soundly in the
comfort of a large four-poster bed!
The essence of this day tour is sight seeing and relaxation -
You will spend the day swimming and sunbathing by the Kutazama
Lodge's swimming pool, marveling at the Mwaluganje elephant
sanctuary, enjoying the superb panoramic views of the Shimba
Hills and the surrounding meandering river valleys, and if you
are lucky - you may catch a glimpse of Mount Kilimanjaro peaks
on a clear day.
Animal lovers will enjoy game viewing, be it watching the grand
elephants of the Mwalughanje Sanctuary or getting a glimpse of
primates around the area. Abundant bird life in the area along
with vast number of butterflies promises to be another
You will then enjoy a memorable sundowner taking in the beauty
Kutazama lodge is located in the Shimba Hills, 30 minutes from
Diani Beach, on an escarpment overlooking the Mwaluganje
Elephant Sanctuary and has spectacular views over uninhabited
plains and forests, stretching as far as Tanzania and Mount