Full Day Mombasa City Tour
Mombasa is in southeastern Kenya along the Indian Ocean. It is Kenya’s oldest and second largest city after Nairobi.
Mombasa’s location on the Indian Ocean made it a historical trading centre, and it has been controlled by many countries because of its strategic location. Kenyan school history books place the founding of Mombasa as 900 A.D. It must have been already a prosperous trading town in the 12th century.
City Tour Program
This tour will take you to Mombasa’s old town so that you can see the old architecture, then head over for spice tour in the Market.
While touring old town, we shall visit the Fort Jesus which is rich in history of Mombasa. A local guide will explain the history as you explore the ruins of Fort Jesus.
You shall also visit the Mombasa Tusks located along Moi Avenue. The Mombasa tusks, also referred to as Mapemba ya Ndovu or Pembe za Ndovu (Swahili for elephant tusks), form a monument over Moi Avenue, a major thoroughfare in Mombasa, Kenya. Built in the 1950s to commemorate visits by the British royal family, the monument originally comprised two wooden structures resembling tusks; nowadays, there are four aluminium tusks in an M shape. The monument is under the jurisdiction of the National Museums of Kenya in addition to the city’s municipal government.