Mombasa is among the oldest cities in sub-Saharan Africa with its origins dating back to 900AD. It was a historical trading center and today maintains the second largest port in sub-Saharan Africa. Apart from its economic functions, Mombasa's sandy beaches that border the Indian ocean are perfect if you are looking to unwind and just relax. The accommodation is world-class and the dishes prepared there are the best in the country. Popular activities in Mombasa include swimming and visiting historical sites such as fort Jesus which was built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Mombasa is alive at night, some would say even more than in the day. Its nightlife comprises clubs, restaurants, and the occasional concerts.

Popular Attractions in Mombasa

Fort Jesus

The remains of world history.

Fort Jesus

Packages Containing This Destination

7 Days in the Mara

A well planned 7 day escape into the Mara national park passing by Nakuru and Naivasha.

From $130 to $220pp

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