Beach Tour

Overview

Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, lying on the Indian Ocean. It has a major port and an international airport. The island city is the centre of the coastal tourism industry. The original Arabic name is Manbasa ; in Swahili it is called Kisiwa Cha Mvita (or Mvita for short), which means The Island of War, due to the many changes in its ownership. The city is also the headquarters of Mombasa District which, like most other districts in Kenya, is named after its chief town.

This historic city has a population of 727,842 and is located on Mombasa Island, which is separated from the mainland by two creeks; Tudor Creek and Kilindini Harbour. The island is connected to the mainland to the north by the Nyali Bridge (leading to Nyali beach), to the south by the Likoni Ferry (leading to Diani Beach) and to the west by the Makupa Causeway, alongside which runs the Uganda Railway. The port serves both Kenya and countries of the interior, linking them to the Indian Ocean. The city is served by Moi International Airport.

Sightseeing attractions and city attractions include: museums, monuments, famous sites, historic sites, historic buildings and many other tourist attractions.

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Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, lying on the Indian Ocean. It has a major port and an international airport. The island city is the centre of the coastal tourism industry. The original Arabic name is Manbasa ; in Swahili it is called Kisiwa Cha Mvita (or Mvita for short), which means The Island of War, due to the many changes in its ownership. The city is also the headquarters of Mombasa District which, like most other districts in Kenya, is named after its chief town.

This historic city has a population of 727,842 and is located on Mombasa Island, which is separated from the mainland by two creeks; Tudor Creek and Kilindini Harbour. The island is connected to the mainland to the north by the Nyali Bridge (leading to Nyali beach), to the south by the Likoni Ferry (leading to Diani Beach) and to the west by the Makupa Causeway, alongside which runs the Uganda Railway. The port serves both Kenya and countries of the interior, linking them to the Indian Ocean. The city is served by Moi International Airport.

Sightseeing attractions and city attractions include: museums, monuments, famous sites, historic sites, historic buildings and many other tourist attractions.

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Tour details

  • Tour Type Beach Tour
  • Price 300$ - 5000$
  • Language English, Swahili
  • Currency Kenya Shillings, Uganda Shillings
  • Time Zone EAT
  • Drives on the Right
  • Calling code +256