Free tour


Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Charles
Registered on March 17, 2020

I am a Kenyan tourism operations management graduate and a travel enthusiast who dreams, eats and sleeps traveling. I am always on a travel mission to discover new places and less visited destinations. My love for wildlife, nature, adventure and culture runs through my veins and I am very knowledgeable about travel destinations in my country that will give you a fascinating and memorable experience. Come and join me we walk together.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Walk through the city center towards the historical old town of Kibokoni where you will find the famous Fort Jesus Museum. Find out how this building was designed by the Italian architect Giovanni Battista and was built between 1593 and 1596 by the order of King Philip of Portugal to guard the old port of Mombasa.

Learn everything there is to be learned about Mombasa and how it evolved. After that, pass the Mombasa Club, Africa Hotel, Mandhry Mosque, Government Square, entering the Old Port and continuing towards the Old Spice Market. Walk past the old colonial houses and mosques as you discover the culture and origins of the city. Stop for lunch at one of the best restaurants in town, where you can enjoy 1 dish of seafood or biryani - a Swahili delicacy.

After lunch, take a walk along Mama Ngina to admire the scenic views of where the Mombasa Island ends and the ocean begins. See the Likoni Ferry channel which connects the North to the South Coast, then stop at the famous Pembe za Ndovu Elephant Tusk sculpture which can be found on the back of the local currency. Find out how this sculpture represents how Mombasa historical symbolised the gateway to the Arab ivory trade. Stop here to take photos or do a little shopping.

Later in the afternoon, head over to Haller Park in time to feed the giraffes. Discover how a barren landscape of disused limestone quarries was convereted into a vibrant and diverse ecosystem of forest, grasslands, and ponds. Currently, Haller Park plays host to a variety of wildlife including hippos, giraffes, buffalos, and antelopes as well as smaller mammals and birds. The Park consists of a Game Sanctuary, Reptile Park, small demonstration Fish Farm area, Palm Garden, Crocodile pens and a giraffe viewing platform.

Choose to explore Haller Park or continue on Akamba Handicraft market, which is the local association of handicraft artisans that manages the production and sale of wooden carvings and other souvenirs in Mombasa.


✓Fort Jesus Mombasa.
✓Haller park.
✓Mamba Village.
✓Mombasa Old town.
✓Spice market and see all natural spices.
✓Elephant tusk's a symbol of Mombasa.
✓Hindu temple.
✓Mama Ngina Sea front park.
✓Mombasa local food and also street food.
✓Wasini marine park.
✓Kisite mpunguti marine park
✓Tamarind dhow dinner.
✓Mombasa marine park.
✓Cultural village.
✓Kamba carving centre.
✓Game drives in Shimba hills.
✓Shimoni caves.

✓All parks and museums entry fees are paid electronically.
✓Transportation is through a taxi/cabs.
✓Food sampling in the city streets is payable in cash.
✓The guest pay entrance fees of parks and museums for the guide.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    WMC8+M6H, A14, Mombasa, Kenya
    WMC8+M6H, A14, Mombasa, Kenya
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    I will wear a yellow umbrella.

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    Entrance not included
    Fort Jesus Museum

    Learn history of Fort Jesus and how it came to be.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Old Town

    Discover the narrow streets of Old Mombasa town as you enjoy coastal street cuisines.

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    Entrance not included
    Haller Park

    Enjoy a kiss from a giraffe,feed them as you watch several animals like buffaloes, antelope,pool of crocodiles and snakes.

  • 4
    Entrance not included
    Mama Ngina Waterfront Park

    Catch the scenic view of Mombasa.

  • 5
    Outside visit

    Visit the biggest spice market in Kenya.

  • 6
    Entrance not included
    Tamarind Mombasa - Dhow and Restaurant

    Enjoy a dhow dinner with a live performance.

  • 7
    Entrance not included
    Mamba Village

    Kenya biggest crocodiles farm.

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Shimoni caves
  • 9
    Entrance not included
    Wasini Island and Kisite Marine Park

    Enjoy swimming with dolphins.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.