11 days in Kenya Itinerary

11 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya trip planner
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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Train to Kibwezi, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
+3
Drive to Mtito Andei, Train to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa, Drive to Watamu
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Watamu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 1 night
Fly
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to London

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Nairobi — 3 nights

Green City in the Sun

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, trek along Karura Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi journey builder website.

London, UK to Nairobi is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from London to Nairobi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Nairobi at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Tsavo National Park East.
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Tsavo National Park East — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stroll through Tsavo East.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tsavo National Park East trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Diani Beach.
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Diani Beach — 1 night

On a vacation in Diani Beach, a bustling resort town on Kenya's eastern coast, you can take advantage of a pristine sandy shore fringed by a verdant forest.
On the 8th (Wed), get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Diani Beach online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car, train, and ferry from Tsavo National Park East to Diani Beach takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Diani Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Watamu.
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Watamu — 2 nights

Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): gain insight at Local Ocean Conservation and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins and then delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Watamu fast, fun, and easy.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Watamu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Watamu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve — 1 night

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
On the 11th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip builder.

Getting from Watamu to Maasai Mara National Reserve by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Watamu in March, you will find days in Maasai Mara National Reserve are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly to Naivasha.
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Naivasha — 2 nights

Nestled on the shore of the eponymous lake, the market town of Naivasha boasts an enviable location and serves as gateway to several national parks, including Hell's Gate--inspiration for the landscapes of Disney's "The Lion King." Boating among the hippos of the vast, placid lake; camping; and bird-watching top the list of things to do in Naivasha.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Naivasha route builder website.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Naivasha in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Naivasha, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.
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