The tour of Mombasa will take you through the baobab forest, the only one of its kind on the island believed to have once been a Portuguese graveyard, with a view of the Likoni Ferry operating on a 24 hour basis everyday.
The Mama Ngina Drive named after the wife of the first president of Kenya Mama Ngina Kenyatta which is now a picnic site. You will see along this road: Mombasa Golf Course, the oldest in East Africa, Florida Night Club and Casino, State’s own installations – no photography allowed including: Portuguese light house, Mombasa Provincial Police Headquarters, State House, Treasury Square, Mombasa Law Courts, Town Hall and shortly arrive at the Fort Jesus built by the last captain of Malindi and the fast of Mombasa called Mateus Mendes de Vasconcelos in 1593.
A walk along the narrow streets of old town can take you to the old port dating back to 12th century when Mombasa is believed to have been founded.
The MacKinnon Market which was once a slave market will add flavor on your tour before the guide takes you along the busy streets of Nkrumah, Digo and Moi avenues to have a glance of the Elephant tusks built to remind us of the slave and ivory trade that was carried on the East African coast line and as a commemoration of the visit of Princess Margaret to Kenya in 1952.
The visit to the Hindu temple via the Mombasa Railway Station and onto the Makupa Causeway to the Akamba wood carving industry – a cooperative society with about 3,000 employees working together on wood carvings will terminate your tour of Mombasa.