7 days in Kenya Itinerary

7 days in Kenya Itinerary

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7 days in Kenya Itinerary

Nairobi
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Watamu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Mombasa
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Nairobi

3
days
Watamu

Watamu ©
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.
Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Watamu day trip planning app .

Nairobi to Watamu is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in January, with highs in Watamu at 36°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Watamu Beach, Gede Ruins
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
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Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

1
day
Mombasa

Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mombasa Memorial Cathedral and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mombasa online trip maker .

Drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Mombasa Memorial Cathedral ©
Mombasa Memorial Cathedral

3
days
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.
Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 19th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, have some family-friendly fun at GP Karting, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, and stop by Utamaduni Craft Centre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi tour website .

You can fly from Mombasa to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mombasa in January, with highs in Nairobi at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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