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While planning a trip to the port of Mombasa, it is essential to carefully plan you visit details that are essential. You can definitely get the best deals for which a thorough research needs to be carried out before planning to visit the town of Kenya.

One can easily avail the flights and vacation packages from the best of travel agencies in Mombasa to make you trip equally fun filled and at the same memorable.

Mombasa does have the best deals to offer wherein the recommendations are listed as under:

Getting around the port of Mombasa is often easy by the Moi International Airport. No doubt the airport has led a remarkable contribution in the growth of the city’s tourism, where it’s Kenya Airways and Air Kenya offer the most frequent flight schedule to and from Mombasa to a variety of destinations.

After airways, comes the Kenya Railways that offer train services all through the country. Located just opposite to the Haile Salassie Avenue, fares are extremely economic, where first or second class options are easily accessible to the passengers. The trains also cater to the needs like breakfast, lunch and dinner wherein you can really enjoy your journeys to the beautiful wildlife on your way to your destination.

Kenya Bus Services, the cheapest for the public transport along with the minibuses ‘Matatus’ are popular among the tourists and locals as well. Just an acquaintance of some of the local well-spoken terms makes your travel easy-going.

Taxis and cabs are also easily accessible on rental basis.

The city of Mombasa has most of the good medical services centered on the city centre. So, if you are visiting the town for the first time, just keep these few names like Mombasa hospital, Aga Khan Hospital, Pandya Memorial hospital and Coast General hospital in mind that might help you out in case you meet with any thing unsound.

The Central Police Station located at the heart of the town and regular patrols help to maintain solidarity in the town. You can just seek out their help as they do extend full co-operation especially to the foreign visitors, provided you too maintain concord and with law.

Best time to visit Mombasa is the period from the end of June to early September and from December to January. Being the main holiday season, you must book your tickets as they are likely to make it full as soon this period commences. It is always advisable to book you tickets well in advance so as to get the fair prices and the best of the packages though off-season rates and discounts are always there.

One must pay enough consideration while making online booking. Factors like taxes, travel insurance differ from agency to agency. Thus, consult of established agencies is a must.