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Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi & SGR ride

Day 2: Visit Old Town and Enjoy Nyali Beach

Day 3: Indian Ocean Boat Ride & Haller Park trip

Day 4: Shopping in Mombasa

Day 5: Departure Day


This itinerary offers a blend of cultural exploration, historical sites, beach relaxation, wildlife experiences, and local cuisine, giving you a taste of the diverse offerings in Mombasa within a five-day visit.


Day 1

Arrival in Nairobi & SGR ride

-Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi.
-Take the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) train from Nairobi to Mombasa. Enjoy the scenic train ride that takes about 4-5 hours.
-Check into your hotel in Mombasa and relax for the evening.
-Dinner at a local restaurant to experience some coastal cuisine.

Day 2

Visit Old Town and Enjoy Nyali Beach

-Visit the Old Town of Mombasa. Explore the narrow streets, historical buildings, and cultural sites. Visit Fort Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about its history.
-Enjoy lunch at a Swahili restaurant to taste authentic coastal dishes.
-Spend the afternoon at Nyali Beach or Bamburi Beach, relaxing by the Indian Ocean, swimming, or engaging in water sports.
In the evening, take a leisurely stroll along Mama Ngina Drive and enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean.

Day 3

Indian Ocean Boat Ride & Haller Park trip

-Go for a morning boat ride experience. You can choose between a dhow cruise or a boat safari at the Mombasa Marine Park. Enjoy snorkeling to see colorful marine life and coral reefs.
-Have lunch at a beachfront restaurant overlooking the ocean.
-Visit the Haller Park in the afternoon. Explore the wildlife sanctuary where you can see giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species.
-Return to the hotel and relax for the evening.

Day 4

Shopping in Mombasa

-Explore the markets and shops in Mombasa. Visit markets like Kongowea Market and Biashara Street for a cultural shopping experience. Buy local crafts, fabrics, spices, and souvenirs.
-Have lunch at a local eatery to taste more coastal delicacies.
-Visit the Akamba Handicraft Cooperative Society to shop for authentic wood carvings and crafts made by local artisans.
-In the evening, enjoy dinner at a seaside restaurant with fresh seafood dishes.

Day 5

Departure Day

-Enjoy a final stroll along the beach or relax at your hotel’s poolside.
-Check out from the hotel and head to the SGR station for the return trip to Nairobi.
-Depart from Mombasa via the SGR or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward journey.

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