7 days in Kenya Itinerary

7 days in Kenya Itinerary

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7 days in Kenya Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Lamu Island
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  1​h
Watamu
— 1 night
+4
taxi + bus + Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
Diani Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
New Delhi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park. On your second day here, look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, contemplate the long history of Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and finally join the crowd at GP Karting.

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New Delhi, India to Nairobi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Delhi to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect nights in Nairobi to be slightly colder, around 19°C, while days are much colder, around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lamu Island.

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#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

few
hours
Lamu Island

Lamu Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): put a fun spin on your tour with Lamu Mysteries and then contemplate the long history of Lamu Old Town.

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Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Lamu Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Nairobi in April, expect Lamu Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Lamu Island

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites
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Lamu Old Town ©
Lamu Old Town

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Watamu Beach and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Lamu Island to Watamu in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Watamu

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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

1
day
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 29th (Sun): kick back and relax at Diani Beach, tee off at Leisure Golf Club, and then stop by Sand & Sea Beach Shop.

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You can do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car from Watamu to Diani Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Diani Beach, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Diani Beach

#Outdoors, #Golf, #Beaches
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Leisure Golf Club ©
Leisure Golf Club