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Introducing Mombasa


Built by Arabic merchants in the 11th century, Mombasa was ruled by the English and was part of the Zanzibar Archipelago. Later in 1963, Mombasa joined Kenya. The city is connected to the mainland by bridges and ferries. The city is famous for its coral reefs and magnificent beaches which are surrounded by palm trees and make Mombasa a great location for scuba divers.

Mombasa is known for:


Nature and Wildlife Swimming Diving Seaside

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Malindi (117 km)
Shimoni (81 km)
Samburu (63 km)
CURRENCY
Kenyan Shilling (KES)

COUNTRY CODE
+254

ELECTRIC POWER
G

TIME ZONE
GMT +3

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.90

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€51.74

Average Temperature

Mombasa airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Mombasa city center is 18 km from the airport and there is no public transport service. You can arrange transport with the city center hotel where you are planning to stay.

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TAXI:

It costs around 2,000 Kenyan shillings to get to the city center using the taxi service that operates from the airport. You can also get a taxi to the resorts outside the city and the cost is 7,000 Kenyan shillings to Diani or 8,000 to Malindi and Watamu.

Average taxi price: 2,000 Kenyan shillings

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