Mombasa City Tour and Bamburi Visit

This Private Mombasa City Tour shows you some of the best highlights of this colorful old city. You tour will visit the bustling fruit and vegetable market, which has been in operation since colonial days. As you wander the streets of The Old Arab town, you will see the intricate hand carved doors, and balconies hanging over the narrow streets, unchanged for hundreds of years.

Protecting the harbor stands Fort Jesus which was built by the Portuguese 400 years ago, to protect their interest in east Africa. See how it went from Fort to prison to tourist attraction.

Walk under the famous elephant tusks on Moi Ave, which you probably have seen in those old African adventure movies. Continue to Akamba wood carvers center where you can purchase a fine hand carved African memento, that you would have to pay so dearly for back home.

The Bamburi Nature Trail is a rehabilitation project on the site of Bamburi Portland Cement Company. The project began in 1971 by Dr Rene Haller who transformed Haller Park by increasing the mineral contents in the soil, portions of Haller Park were rehabilitated with a successful tree-planting effort, which now includes fish breeding and the establishment of a wildlife park.

Each animal has a function on the nature trails thriving ecosystem, some of the animals found within the Haller park sanctuary include; hippos, giraffes, cape buffalo, zebra and waterbucks, as well as more than 160 bird species have been introduced to the area including weaver birds, cranes, pelicans and storks.

  • Departs: Daily
  • Departure Point:  Tour departs from centrally located Mombasa hotels
  • Departure Time: 8:30am 10:30am and 13:30pm
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
  • Return details: Tour returns to original point of departure at approximately 1: