11 days in Kenya Itinerary

11 days in Kenya Itinerary

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11 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  31​h
1
Diani Beach
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Malindi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Diani Beach

Diani Beach ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): kick back and relax at Diani Beach, then play a few rounds at Leisure Golf Club, and then stop by Sand & Sea Beach Shop.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Diani Beach day trip planner .

Washington DC, USA to Diani Beach is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Washington DC to Diani Beach. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in Diani Beach to be much warmer, around 76°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Leisure Golf Club ©
Leisure Golf Club
Sand & Sea Beach Shop ©
Sand & Sea Beach Shop

3
nights
Malindi

Offering pristine, palm-lined beaches, all-inclusive resorts, and warm, sunny weather, the port town of Malindi rightly established itself as one of Kenya's prime tourism spots.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Che Shale Beach and Watamu Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Spiaggia delle Tartarughe. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins and hunt for treasures at Malindi Market.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Malindi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and bus from Diani Beach to Malindi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Malindi are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Malindi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Watamu, Gede Ruins
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Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach

3
nights
Nairobi

Nairobi ©
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.
Get outdoors at Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. Spend the 16th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Giraffe Centre, have some family-friendly fun at GP Karting, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nairobi trip itinerary app .

Getting from Malindi to Nairobi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Malindi in April, expect Nairobi to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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