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    Tourists Guide To Mombasa & General Information

    Mombasa is a coastal city in Kenya, and is the second largest city after the Country’s Capital of Nairobi. Situated in the Province of Mombasa County, it has a population of more than 1 million.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Mombasa

    The Kenya-Uganda railway is an important part of the City that has a long and rich history. The main religious belief is Islam, and Mombasa is made up of a wide range of different people and cultures.

    What You Need To Know About Mombasa

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Mombasa.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Mombasa?

    January to March and July to September are the best times to visit Mombasa.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Mombasa?

    Depending on your age, and what Country you reside in will determine whether or not you need a Visa to visit Mombasa in Kenya.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Mombasa?

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to Mombasa will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Mombasa?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Mombasa in Kenya. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around Mombasa?

    Moi International Airport is Mombasa’s main airport and you can rent a car from here. The roads in Mombasa are well developed and easy to navigate. Buses, mini-buses, tuk tuks and taxis can also be used. Mombasa has a port and various train stations, which will help you get around.

    Attractions And Places To Visit In Mombasa

    There are a lot of places to visit in Mombasa, and you should consider getting a tour guide or advice from the local population on where to go and what you can see. If you want to stay in Mombasa, a trip to Haller Park is strongly advised.

    Where To Go When Visiting Mombasa?

    Mombasa has some great beaches, snorkeling and scuba diving, and attractions to see when you are there. A lot of day tours and safaris can be done to neighbouring reserves and National Parks from Mombasa. Mamba Village is a great place to take the kids, and the adults will enjoy this Crocodile Farm as well.

    For those wanting to shop, the mall called Nakumatt Nyali has everything under the sun, and you will be able to pick up exactly what you are looking for here.

    The Fort Jesus Museum is an important historical site to visit. It used to be the Fort that looked after and protected the harbor in Mombasa under Portuguese rule.

    The Old Town Mombasa is a great place to visit, with many interesting attractions.

    Lazing on the pristine beaches in Mombasa is a fun thing to do when the weather is good. Bamburi and Nyali Beaches are the most popular, and have a tranquil setting.

    There are many other attractions in Mombasa, so make sure you pick up plenty of pamphlets at the airports and hotels in the City!

    Basic Information On Mombasa

    There is a lot of interesting information on Mombasa, and is always good to know before travelling to this destination.

    How Old Is Mombasa?

    No one knows exactly when Mombasa was founded, but it is believed to have been in existence since the year 900 AD.

    Where Can I Go To Eat In Mombasa?

    The top 5 restaurants in Mombasa are:

    • Pavillions Restaurant
    • Tamarind Mombasa
    • Tamarind Dhow
    • Cafesserie Mombasa
    • Jahazi Coffee House

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