Mombasa is an eastern coastal city with strategic importance in the trading relationship with the rest of the world since the ancient era. This is the second largest city of Kenya with an approximate population of 1.2 million. The Mombasa city is located on the Mombasa Island is separated from the mainland by Tudor creek and Kilindini harbour where the connection with the mainland remains only via a causeway.
Mombasa is home to endless vacation ideas where each and every tour gives a splendid experience that the travellers can cherish always.
If you are looking for a relaxed and pleasure filled vacation in Mombasa, walking along the white sandy beaches especially during the dawn is an exceptional experience that should not be missed during your trip to Mombasa. The private beaches owned and guarded by the police officers and the staffs are safer for a morning walk as it helps to avoid the local vendors trying to sell something to you.
The old town of Mombasa is another attraction that the travellers should not miss. The sceneries that expand in front of you once you reach this old town is unique and attributable to a semi-urbanising city. Being located on the south east part of Mombasa island depict a mixture of culture as it was inhabited and settled by a blend of people including native tribes, Arabians, Asians, especially from the Indian subcontinent, Portuguese and British during the colonial invasions. Along the old town of Mombasa it is a very common scene to witness that the women selling handmade jewelleries and beads whilst men selling sugar cane juices. Along the roadsides it is common to see some Somali shops, clothing shops selling sarees, Ayurvedic herbal shops etc.
Moreover a visit to the Fort Jesus located nearby the place where the Portuguese Explorer Vasco da Gama visited Mombasa is another interesting tour in Mombasa.
The city is famous for music as well. Taarab music is the common form of music played in Mombasa where other forms of music include slow-paced Bango, fast-paced Chakacha and old-fashioned Mwanzele.
It is time for you to book your all inclusive flight tickets with Air Africa to visit Mombasa where you will arrive in Moi International Airport. The budget flights to Mombasa on offer from Air Africa are affordable with no compromise with the comfort and facilities.