Half-Day Mombasa City Tour and Bamburi Visit

Highlights:

Mombasa old town

Fort Jesus

Bamburi Nature trail

Moi Avenue Elephant tusks

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    Live guide: English

    Duration: 4 hours

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Overview:

Mombasa City Tour shows you this old city, you will visit Fort Jesus which was built by the Portuguese 400 years ago, on Moi Avenue you will walk under the famous elephant tusks, visit the Akamba wood carvers center and finish with Bamburi Nature Trail.

Description:

Mombasa City Tour is a private tour that shows you some of the best highlights of this colorful old city. During your tour you will visit the bustling fruit and vegetable market, which has been in operation since colonial days. While wondering The Old Arab town streets, 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.



On Moi avenue you will walk under the famous elephant tusks, which you probably have seen in those old African adventure movies. Finally we visit the Akamba wood carvers center. Here you can purchase a fine hand carved African memento, that you would have to pay so dearly for back home.

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.

What's Included:

Exclusive use of 7 seater minibus fitted with pop-up roofs for ease of photography during the tour, Services of an experienced English speaking driver-cum-guide, entrance fees, Toll fess / Charges, Drivers allowance, All government taxes and Levis

What's Not Included:

Tips and gratuities, All items of a personal nature such as drinks, beverages, tobacco, laundry and any other items not specified above.

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Tour returns to original point of departure

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