8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Fly
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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
Drive
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Watamu
— 1 night
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Drive to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mombasa, Fly to Manama

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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 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see Off-Road Tours, and browse the exhibits of Karen Blixen Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Nairobi trip itinerary builder website.

Manama, Bahrain to Nairobi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. In March in Nairobi, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tsavo National Park East route planner.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
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Watamu

— 1 night
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 9th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Watamu driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Tsavo National Park East to Watamu by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Watamu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Diani Beach.

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Diani Beach

— 2 nights
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 10th (Thu), stroll through Diani Beach and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Watamu to Diani Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
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.