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Safaris , Mombasa
Observe African wildlife on a multiple-day safari tour from Mombasa. The full-day tours are designed for travelers limited in time--they prov
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Haller Park , Mombasa
A thriving ecosystem along the Kenyan coastline, Haller Park invites you to revel in its diverse wildlife and flourishing environments. Once
Diani Beach , Diani Beach
Nestled just south of the city, Diani Beach lies within a popular coastal resort area. With convenient amenities and nearby shopping malls, t
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World heritage site · History Museum
Fort Jesus Museum , Mombasa
The World Heritage Site of Fort Jesus Museum ranks among the best-preserved examples of 16th-century Portuguese military architecture. Built
Tours from $25
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Nature & Parks · History Museums · Beaches
Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Mombasa's culture contains traces of the Portuguese, British, and Arab colonial influences, mostly reflected in the city's urban architecture. Visitors on vacation in Mombasa generally split their time between nature walks, conservation volunteering, discovering the hidden treasures of the old town, and enjoying various water sport activities on the area's beaches. Adventurers looking to get out of town for a while can explore the surrounding area, which offers outstanding bird-watching, mountain biking, and deep sea fishing opportunities. Plan your tour of Mombasa and Kenya travel itinerary using our Kenya trip itinerary site.

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Where to stay in Mombasa

Not unlike most coastal cities, Mombasa offers many hotels and guesthouses along its shoreline. Mid-range accommodations are clustered between the old town and the Kibokoni neighborhood. If you want some peace and quiet away from the city bustle, explore the area near Haller Park, where you'll find a variety of holiday resorts stretching along the coast.
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