We will pick you up from your hotel at 8.00am in the morning and drive to Fort Jesus.
Visit the Fort Jesus which was built by the Portuguese in 1593 by architecture from Goa. It later became the government prison during the British colonial period in 1947. Fort Jesus was named fort because the Portuguese were Christians and they sailed with the flag of Jesus. It was built mainly for protection and to control the harbor of Mombasa. There arose war between the Arabs and the Portuguese from 1593 – 1729 where many of them died due to starvation and yellow fever.
You will also explore the old town where you will walk along the narrow streets and visit the old harbor where you will see the old Arabic boats and one of the oldest mahindry mosque found near the old harbor. Proceed to the market where you will learn about the food spices, foods and vegetables. Meet different traders buying and selling different types of goods.
Drive through to the Elephant tusks where you will have a chance to take some breathtaking pictures with the tusks at the background.
Pass by Forodhani Restaurant for your lunch before proceeding to Haller Park where you will be spending your evening. This is a private sanctuary which landscape is attractive covered by casuarinas, bamboos and eucalyptus trees. The animals are harmless and feel as if in paradise because they have enough food and water. It’s a home to buffalos, eland antelopes, giraffes, water bucks, Oryx, snakes, crocodiles, hippos, tortoise and different types of birds’ species.
We will drive you back to your hotel.