Twende Mombasa (Shared)-6 Days

Day Arrival - City tour
  • Welcome to Mombasa. 
  • Arrive at the Moi International Airport with Qatar Airways at 08:40 hours, complete the formalities, collect your luggage and you will be met by our representative at the arrivals area and then be transferred to the beach hotel. (This itinerary is applicable for direct flights scheduled on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. For any other days, the program is subject to customisation).
  • In the afternoon, proceed for the Mombasa city tour, the town dates back to the 12th century when spice traders arrived from Arabia blown across on the Trade Winds.
  • Visit the historic old quarter, dominated by the medieval Fort Jesus built by the Portuguese in the 16th Century, with its ancient mosques and narrow bustling streets, the old dhow harbour, central market, and including a visit to the Akamba wood carvers where you have the opportunity to see the carvers at work and buy souvenirs. 
  • Return to your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure overlooking the Indian Ocean.
  • Overnight stay at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort.
Day Mombasa- Shimba Hills
  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
  • Proceed to Shimba Hills, starting with a short game drive in the park (journey of approx 60 kms for 2 hours), proceeding to the Sheldrick falls. Deep in the river valley of the National Reserve is the spectacular 82 foot Sheldrick falls with a natural plunge pool at the foot. A shower in the cool clean waters of the falls or a dip in the pool is quite refreshing after the walk. The walk up from Sheldrick falls can be taxing for the elderly and should only be undertaken by clients who are physically fit. Clients who prefer to give the walk a miss, will proceed on a short game drive. (All transport on the safari game drives will be in a 4x4 Land cruiser with pop-up roof on shared basis). 
  • After the walk, proceed for a game drive in the park and later head to the Lodge for a late lunch. 
  • Afternoon, relax at the Lodge and enjoy a spectacular African sunset sinking behind the serene silhouette of the Usambara Mountains in neighboring Tanzania.
  • Dinner at the lodge. 
  • Overnight stay at your lodge at Shimba Hills Green Safari Lodge.
Day Shimba Hills – Taita Hills Game Sanctuary
  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
  • Drive north, along the scenic route via Kinango joining the main highway at Samburu towards Nairobi, following the route of the railway line built by the British, late in the 19th century. Climbing steadily, the vast plains of Tsavo become visible in the distance with the rolling Taita Hills on the horizon.
  • Enter Ngutuni Sanctuary for a game drive which borders with Tsavo East National Park. Lunch at Ngutuni Lodge overlooking a waterhole.
  • Afternoon proceed to the Taita Hills Sanctuary arriving at the Salt Lick Lodge, built on stilts overlooking a waterhole where animals come to drink. 
  • 16:00 hours proceed on a game drive that beholds captivating views of the Taita Hills. The Sanctuary hosts varied species of birds and animals that include lions, elephants, giraffe and zebras returning to the lodge.
  • Dinner at the lodge.
  • Overnight stay at your lodge at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge.
Day Taita Hill - Mombasa
  • Enjoy an early morning game drive in the sanctuary.
  • Return to the lodge for breakfast.
  • Check out of the resort.
  • Proceed for a transfer back to Mombasa. (journey approx 234kms for 4 hours 47minutes)
  • Drop off at your beach hotel and afternoon is free at leisure.
  • Overnight stay at Baobab Beach Resort.
Day Full day Wasini dhow excursion
  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. 
  • Proceed for a full day excursion which offers the widest variety of experiences, cruise on board a beautiful arabian style dhow, all equipment is provided including masks, snorkels, fins and diving equipment for divers and traditionally dressed crew welcome you on board.
  • Depending on tides, you can spot dolphins sailing or do snorkelling/diving. Guided snorkelling in protected waters with guides safely showing the many varied fish & coral. Assistance is given with additional use of life-rings and life jackets if required. The accompanying dinghy carries glass bottomed viewers for any non-snorkelers. Scuba diving is available (at a small supplement cost). Fruits, water and juices are available on the dhow.
  • Lunch is served in a private restaurant on Wasini Island. Choices of seafood, non-seafood and vegetarian dishes served with traditional coconut rice, chapatis and spicy swahili sauce are available, followed by tropical fruit platter, arabic coffee and traditional simsim sweets.
  • Afternoon at leisure or you can visit the island community project run by the ladies of the island and explore deep into the mangroves, returning to your hotel in the evening.
  • Overnight at Baobab Beach Resort.
Day Depart Mombasa
  • Breakfast at your hotel. 
  • Morning will be at leisure. 
  • Check out of the hotel at 10:00 hours. Late check out will be subject to availability or can be guaranteed at an additional cost. Kindly contact our holiday shops for more information. 
  • Transfer to the airport by private vehicle to board your Qatar Airways flight departing at 16:50 hours. 
  • Depart Mombasa.
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