Mombasa is Kenya’s main tourist destination. It is located on the Eastern coastline of Kenya bordering the Indian Ocean which has made it a popular destination for its beaches. Mombasa offers a diverse marine life, world-class hotels and friendly atmosphere. There is a tropical climate all year; it is a great destination filled with activities for all ages.
Mombasa was ruled by the Portuguese, Arabs and British and originated back in the 16th century. Mombasa’s culture today still exhibits that of its past. Historical ruins like Forte Jesus de Mombaça (also called Fort Jesus), an historic Portuguese fort, and the Old Town are attractions influenced by Mombasa’s trade culture, with many examples of Portuguese and Islamic architecture.
Transport to get in and out of Mombasa includes regional flights and Buses. Apart from Mombasa beaches visit one is encouraged to visit, other tourist destinations in East Africa .Some famous National parks are Serengeti,Tarangire,Lake Manyara,mount Kilimanjaro,Ruaha, Selous game reserve,mikumi and Ngorongoro conservation area.These are among wildlife safari destinations recommended in East Africa. Mountain climbing, walking safaris and bird watching.