Kenya Safaris from Mombasa - Beach Packages, Cost, and Booking Information
The soul of Mombasa radiates through its breathtaking beaches, pulsating national parks, and sensational historical sites. We want you to love and obsess over Mombasa as much as we do, and that’s why we’ve created this Mombasa Safari Guide.
Here, we share our most booked Kenya safaris from Mombasa, insider tips and advice on how to plan the best beach vacation to Mombasa. We also share some of our favourite Mombasa safari destinations that you can visit and have an unforgettable holiday in Kenya.
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Our Most Booked Mombasa Safari Tours - Packages and Cost
Mombasa Tours: A Day Tour Around Mombasa
Duration: 1 day| Destinations:2| Accommodation: Chosen Hotel
Day tours around the beautiful city of Mombasa are an adventure to remember. On this trip, we shall have you start your day by taking a tour of Fort Jesus, a spectacular Portuguese fort designed to withstand a long siege in the 16th century. We will then explore Mombasa Old town. In the afternoon, we shall take you to visit Haller park where you get to feed giraffes, take nature walks, and see crocodiles.
A 3 days Short Safari from Mombasa - Taita Hills and Tsavo East National Park
Duration: 3 days| Destinations:3| Accommodation: Salt Lick Lodge
Day 1: Commence your 5hr 51min drive to the Tsavo East National Park at 7:00 am/ Check in to the Salt Lick Lodge/ evening game drives
Day 2: Morning game drives at the Tsavo East National Park/ lunch and afternoon game drive at the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
Day 3: Morning Game Drive at Taita Hills and afternoon transfer back to Mombasa
Highlights of this 3-day Mombasa-Tsavo East Tour
Tsavo East National Park
Dubbed the ‘theatre of the wild’, the Tsavo East National Park houses the world’s longest lava flow- the Yatta Plateau. It is home to a stunning variety of wildlife and birds. You will discover over 500 species of birds and wildlife ranging from lions, elephants, zebras, giraffes, buffalos, cheetahs, wild dogs, crocodiles and so much more. You can also proceed and enjoy the beautiful views of Galana River.
Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
Wild, pristine, and oh-so-gorgeous, the Taita Hills Wildlife sanctuary is a private game sanctuary situated in the Tsavo West National Park. The park is home to some of the world’s rarest and most endangered species, including cheetahs, African wild dogs, lions, elephants, buffaloes, more. It is home to over 300 different species of birds.
5-Day Safari from Mombasa - Tsavo East, Amboseli National Park, and Tsavo West National Park.
Day 1: Spend a full day at Diani Beach
Day 2: Transfer to the Tsavo East National Park/ evening game drive/ overnight at the Salt Lick Safari Lodge
Day 3: Transfer to the Amboseli National Park/ afternoon game drive/ Check in to the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Day 4: Morning game drive at the Amboseli National Park/ Transfer to the Tsavo West National Park/ Check in to the Ngutuni Lodge
Amboseli National Park
From the snow-clad peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to its lush, unwinding grasslands, the Amboseli National Park is a park so full of adventure and wonder that it has intrigued travellers for decades. Tours to the park guarantee unforgettable encounters with wildlife like the lion, buffalo, cheetah, elephants, crocodiles, and so much more.
Go on a bird-watching adventure around the park and sample some of its over 600 species of birds. Explore the park’s diverse scenery and animals on a game drive. Or camp out under the stars and get to experience the mystique of the Amboseli National Park at dusk.
Tsavo West National Park
Combined, the Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks form the largest national park in Kenya. The two extend over 21,818 km2 but there is more to these sensational parks than just their size.
For one, Tsavo West hosts a fascinating wildlife population including buffalo, giraffes, zebras, elephants, and rhinos.
The second is its jaw-dropping scenery, which beautifully combines stunners such as the Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flows, rocky ridges, Lake Jipe, and the striking Ngulia Sanctuary.
The third is the diverse Tsavo West birdlife, which accounts for over 600 species of birds, including the ostrich, guinea fowl, and Kingfisher.
Popular activities at the Tsavo West national park include game drives (day & night), guided walking tours, mountain climbing safaris, bird watching, and photography.
Breathtaking, pristine, and gloriously sandy, Diani Beach’s white sands and turquoise waters are almost surreal in their perfection. The beach lies almost 35km away from Mombasa and is the perfect place for travellers to relax and unwind. Here, you’ll discover dramatically beautiful sunsets, luxurious-to-a-fault lodges, and fun experiences, think skydiving, surfing, nature walks, and deep-sea diving.
Short Safari: 3-day fly-in Kenya Safari from Mombasa to Masai Mara
Duration: 3 days| Destinations:2| Accommodation: Basecamp Mara
Day 1: Early morning pick up from Mombasa City/ airport transfer for flight to Masai Mara/ afternoon game drive
Day 2: Full-day game drive at the Masai Mara National Park
Day 3: Morning game drive in the Mara and afternoon airport transfer for the trip back to Mombasa.
Masai Mara National Park
There simply isn’t a more deserving destination for Mombasa Kenya safaris than the Masai Mara. The park is undeniably gorgeous, with the most wide-ranging wildlife variety in Kenya!
We are talking about over 450 species of birds and over 90 different mammal species including lions, zebras, giraffes, elephants, dik-dik, wildebeests, gazelles, impalas, waterbucks, and so much more.
The park also hosts the iconic Great Wildebeest Migration, a spectacular event that is graced by over 1.2 million wildebeests, zebras, and antelopes.
Best Masai Mara National Park lodges; the Sand River Masai Mara and the Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp.
Mombasa Safaris: 3-days Kenya Safari from Mombasa to the Shimba Hills National Reserve and Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
Duration: 3 days |Accommodation: the Shimba Hills Lodge
Day 1: Early morning pickup from your hotel/ Drive to the Shimba Hills National Reserve/ Afternoon Game Drive
Day 2: Transfer from the Shimba Hills to the Taita Hills/ afternoon game drive
Day 3: Transfer from the Taita Hills Private sanctuary to Mombasa
Shimba Hills National Reserve
Dubbed the paradise of the sable antelope, the Shimba Hills National Reserve is the second-largest coastal forest in East Africa. There’s an impressive variety of wild animals to be discovered here, including giraffes, zebras, elephants, hyenas, water bucks, buffaloes, duikers, monkeys, and so much more.
The national park is also home to over 111 bird species, 22 of which are coastal endemic birds.
Things to do at the Shimba Hills National Reserve? Boy, do you have options, from game drives to trekking, bird watching, nature walks, camping, and bush dinners/ lunches.
Best lodge at the Shimba Hills National Reserve; the Shimba Lodge
Mombasa Safaris: 6-Days Safari from Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha- Amboseli- Tsavo East- Mombasa
Day 1: Road trip from Nairobi to Masai Mara/ afternoon game drive
Day 2: Full-day game drive in the Masai Mara
Day 3: Drive from Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru/ evening game drive
Day 4: Early morning drive to Lake Naivasha/ Lunch/ road trip from Lake Naivasha to Amboseli
Day 5: Amboseli to the Tsavo East National Park/ afternoon game drive
Day 6: Transfer from Tsavo East to Mombasa
Lake Nakuru National Park
And then there’s the Lake Nakuru National Park, a world-renowned destination famed for its murky waters, game animals, and extraordinary birdlife. The scenery? Absolutely to die for! Think towering escarpments, lush grasslands, picturesque ridges, and the effortless Makalia waterfall.
The park is also home to some of the most fascinating wildlife in Kenya, including rhinos, lions, and leopards.
Tours to the park promise exciting activities like game drives, nature walks, camping, biking trails, rock climbing, bird watching, and rhino tracking.
This is a stunning freshwater lake in the Rift Valley best known for its captivating scenery and wildlife population which includes hippos, giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, and hundreds of different species of birds.
Activities at the lake include boat rides, tours, camping, and horseback ride.
Kenya Safari from Mombasa - FAQ:
Next, we answer some common questions we get about visiting planning safaris from Mombasa.
Can You do Safari From Mombasa?
Packed to the brim with insanely gorgeous beaches, marine and national parks, historical sites, and luxury safari lodges, Mombasa is the perfect place to begin your safari adventure.
We, at AJ Kenya Safaris, are experts at creating the most amazing safaris from Mombasa and the Kenya coast. These safaris are not only affordable, but they give you the chance to explore some of the most beautiful natural destinations in Kenya – from the Mara to the Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Amboseli, Salt Lick, Taita Hills, Shimba Hills and so much.
Where is the best safari in Kenya?
Kenya is a breathtaking destination with a diverse range of exceptional safari destinations. That said, the best safari in Kenya would depend on what you are looking for and the specific places you’d wish to visit.
If, for example, you were looking to visit a destination with countless wild animals and effortless views, we’d recommend destinations such as the Mara, Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Amboseli, and Ol Pejeta Game Reserves.
For a quieter safari tour, we’d recommend the Samburu and Mount Kenya National Parks and the Shimba Hills for a safari next to a beach destination.
Are there safaris near Mombasa?
Yes, there are safaris near Mombasa. These include day trips to Shimba Hills National Reserve and the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve, both of which are a short drive away from Mombasa City and offer an amazing wildlife viewing experience. There are also longer multi-day safaris available from Mombasa which will take you to some of Kenya’s premier parks such as Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, and Amboseli National Park.
Can you go on a safari from Mombasa?
Yes, you can go on a safari from Mombasa. There are various multiple-day safaris that depart from Mombasa and take visitors to some of Kenya’s most prominent parks such as the Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, Tsavo East & West National Parks, and many more! You can also opt for day trips to Shimba Hills National Reserve or Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve near Mombasa.
Our Mombasa Safari Booking Policy
Transportation and Accommodation
- Your transport and accommodation arrangements are to be confirmed upon payment of the deposit
- On arrival, travellers will be picked up at the port of entry and will be dropped off at the airport once their safari/vacation is complete
- The client is entitled to a refund of the transportation cost, should the company fail to drop off or pick them up.
- In the event that the company fails to reserve accommodation, the client will be eligible for a full refund of their accommodation fee.
Clients are allowed to cancel their holidays for any given reason. However, cancellations made 60 days prior to your departure date are deemed last minute unless they occur under reasons of force majeure or failure, on your part, to pay the final balance.
When and if this happens, the company treats your booking as cancelled, and as such, the free cancellation policy will not apply.
Make sure to include any special requests at the time of booking. These include dietary restrictions, private safari requests, babysitting arrangements etc.
Travelling with Children
Should you travel with a child that does not share your surname, we recommend carrying documents that prove you have permission to travel with them.
The company will not be held liable should you be denied entry to the country due to this reason.