MOMBASA

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MOMBASA, KENYA

Solo Tour Guides

To fully appreciate Mombasa you need to book a Solo Tour Guide, your friendly private tour guide. He will be able to show you around like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites, places off the beaten track or discover new experiences, the Solo Tour Guide is there to help you. He looks after your safety and welfare at all times.

Benedict

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Benedict attended a local University of Science and Technology to get his degree in International Tourism Management. Following his education, Benedict started working for a Tour and Travel consultant manager for a tour company offering tours and safaris in Kenya. His responsibilities include the preparation and marketing of tours. In addition previous to this Benedict’s work experience has been as a volunteer for the Africa Hotel Investment Forum. And as a trainee at a 4 star beach resort. With a good understanding of customer service, Benedict is a good choice as a guide. In addition his local knowledge of the tourism sector is a distinct advantage. He will be able  to get you the best deals. Moreover you will be greeted with a friendly smile eager to please.

Benedict is 24 years old, does not smoke and speaks English and a host of local languages. These are Swahili Luhya and Luo.

Total cost for the guide services of Benedict for one day (8 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 45 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 50 in cash to Benedict after his services. Total 95 US dollars.

Alternatively for the guide services of Benedict for half a day (4 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 20 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 30 in cash to Benedict after his services. Total 50 US dollars.

This does not include transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs.


How To book A Solo Tour Guide

To book any of our Solo Tour Guides please go to the enquiry form.

Or send an email to info@solotourguides.com.

Alternatively whatsapp +94-75-225-0678.

Remember a Solo Tour Guide looks after your safety and welfare at all times.

 


Highlights of Mombasa

Diani Beach near Mombasa

Diani Beach near Mombasa

Along the coastal city of Kenya is Mombasa. It is the second largest city in Kenya after Nairobi. With an estimated population of about 1.5 million people in 2017. Mombasa is firstly a regional cultural and economic hub. It has a huge port and an international airport. And now Mombasa is an important regional tourism centre. Located on the east coast of Kenya, it also is the home of one of the State Houses. Indeed it is a second capital in all but name. Its strategic position made it an ever growing trading centre. Historically under the control of many countries.

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Kitale Museum was the first domestic museum in Kenya. Its original name was Stoneham Museum. Derived from the name of its founder. An amateur naturalist called Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Stoneham. His collection included insects, animals and a whole range of books from 1894. The museum opened in 1924. Sadly Mr. Stoneham died in 1966.

Another interesting place is Fort Jesus built between 1593 and 1596. By order of King Philip II of Spain and I of Portugal. To guard the Old Port of Mombasa. UNESCO lists Fort Jesus as a World Heritage site.

Head to the financial district of Mombasa and you will find the distinctive Moi Avenue. Originally its name was Kilindini Road. However it was later changed in recognition of Kenya’s second President, Daniel Arap Moi. Huge tusk like objects adorn the avenue under which the traffic flows.

Alternatively escape the traffic and visit Haller Park. Its natural beauty amazes all its visitors. Set in Bamburi, Mombasa, on the Kenyan coast. Although originally a quarry wasteland, it has taken on a facelift. It is now an ecological area with a Nature Trail. Here you will find various animal species such as hippos, giraffes, buffalos, zebras, waterbucks to mention a few. In addition, if you can spot them there are the flighty bushbuck, suni and duiker.

Albeit many come to Mombasa to enjoy the beach. Diani Beach is one such famous beach resort.  On the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya. Located 30 kilometres south of Mombasa, in the nearby Kwale County. Not surprisingly, it has been voted Africa’s leading beach destination for the third consecutive time since 2015.

Perhaps you should visit the Marine National Park and Reserve. This is a marine park and national reserve which is located on the coast near tourist areas. Moreover this marine park is a nice spot for snorkeling and diving. It is a major tourist attraction among other marine parks in Kenya.

In conclusion, Mombasa has places of historical interest, wildlife, beaches and a lot more. Book a Solo Tour Guide, a private friendly tour guide to show you around.



     

Worldwide Taxi Service

Find a comfortable and affordable transfer all around the world.

You can pre-order an inexpensive taxi transfer to the city centre or to the airport. A luxury transfer option is also available. The transfer cost is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises regardless of how long the driver has to wait for you, stoppages and traffic jams.


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