The coast is a place with an exotic history, its calm blue waters makes Mombasa beaches to have one of the world’s great playgrounds, with plenty of opportunities for water sports and sunbathing.
Activities: Mamba village ,Camel Riding,Crocodile farm,Horse Riding,Mamba Restaurant/ Crocodile Bar/Mamba disco,Floral Magic,Hallerr Park ,
Mombasa is lined with white sand beaches fringing the warm waters of the Indian Ocean that holds a world of spectacular coral reefs ,The coast is a place with an exotic history, its calm blue waters makes Mombasa beaches to have one of the world’s great playgrounds, with plenty of opportunities for water sports and sunbathing.
Mombasa has many hotels situated along its white sandy beaches as well as in the heart of town. The best hotels can be found along the North Coast, where hotel rooms are just yards away from the warm sandy beaches. Most of the newer hotels are situated on the South Coast .
The tour includes visiting the Fort Jesus which is located on the edge of a coral ridge overlooking the entrance to the Old Port of Mombasa and was built in 1593 by the Portuguese to protect their trade route to India and their interests in East Africa.
Its interior comprises of torture rooms and prison cells where slaves were kept in captivity before being traded. Weapons such as canons, which were used to defend the fort from invading foreigners as well as rioting locals, can be seen both inside and outside of the fort. On the 24th of October, 1958, Fort Jesus was declared a national entity in the custody of the Trustees of the Kenya National Parks. Excavation was carried out, and the Fort became a Museum in 1962. The fort opens its gates for viewing in the morning and closes at dusk.
The Mwembe Tayari open-air market, the bustling fruit and vegetable market,the locals conduct the business in very unique way as compares to the western nations.The vendors have a permitt from the local authorities to sell food including meat,fruits and vegetables,safari shoes and clothes.Also you will have chance to visit the Akamba Handicraft Centre is a wood factory in Changamwe area less than 20 metres, from the Port Ritz corner junction. It is the biggest factory we have in Mombasa. It is an organization, which produce the very best out of a local wood. Many Tourists each year tour this factory to observe men at work, It is mainly a labour work and also to see the many different kinds of woods we have in Kenya. It is incredible what turns out to a very attractive souvenir getting started from a typical wood, and without conscious many tourists ends up buying lots of wood craft from the factory at a very special price! where you may buy souvenirs direct from the traditional Akamba wood carvers.Then you will be transferred to the hotel for lunch.
Afternoon visit to Mamba village
Depart your hotel after lunch for an afternoon visit to Mamba village, Africa’s Largest Crocodile Farm. Your visit will coincide with the feeding time at 5.00 p.m. Mamba Village has the following sections:
You will experience Unforgettable and unique camel riding at camel’s headquarters ”
You will also see on display Age, weight and length of crocodiles is dislayed,–the Lake Turkana man eating monster, sun basking along the tropical garden trail. Every day at 1700hrs the crocodiles are fed and its spectacular scene of blood-thirsty crocodiles fighting for food during feeding time.
Beach horse riding tours and horse riding lessons are offered everyday from 8.00 am. up to 6.00 pm.
Mamba Restaurant/ Crocodile Bar/Mamba disco
Excellent cuisine is available at the Mamba Restaurant, and the house speciality is superbly grilled crocodile meat.ostrich and zebra meat among other delicacies. The bar is open everyday from 9.00 am.Serving various drinks including the Kenyan famous beer the Tusker.
There is a Beautiful collection of plants and flowers in orchids , They also have on display carnivorous species, marine aquarium and snakes.
Haller Park in the aftternoon.
You can also choose to visit the Haller Park in the aftternoon, formally known as the Bamburi Nature Trail, is a rehabilitation project on the site of Bamburi Portland Cement Company. Dr René Haller began the transformation project in 1971 by increasing the mineral content in the soil.He rehabilitated with successful tree-planting effort, which now includes fish breeding and the establishment of a wildlife park. Bamburi Portland Cement Company obtained the raw materials from the quarry, a fossil coral limestone reef that dates back 125,000 to 250,000 years ago. Each animal has a function on the nature trail’s thriving ecosystem. Some of the animals found within the Haller Park sanctuary include Sally and Potty, the hippos; giraffes, Cape buffalo, zebras, and waterbucks. More than 160 bird species have been introduced to the area including weaver birds, cranes, pelicans and storks.
Walking and cycling paths wind through the trees, groves of casuarina that are known for their ability to withstand harsh environments.
The nature trails in Haller Park lead to a butterfly pavilion with many coastal species and the Nguuni Wildlife Sanctuary where herds of ostrich, eland and oryx are farmed.