8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

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8 days in Kenya Itinerary

Dublin
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Diani Beach
— Few hours
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + bus:  2​h 30​min
Malindi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Nairobi
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Dublin

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for gifts at Sand & Sea Beach Shop and then kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Diani Beach road trip app .

Dublin, Ireland to Diani Beach is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Diani Beach, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in March, expect Diani Beach to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Malindi.

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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach

2
days
Malindi

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stroll through Watamu Beach and then stroll through Mida Creek. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins and then kick back and relax at Che Shale Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Malindi itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and bus from Diani Beach to Malindi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Malindi

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mida Creek, Gede Ruins
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Che Shale Beach ©
Che Shale Beach
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach

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.
You'll explore and learn at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 20th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nairobi vacation planning website .

Traveling by flight from Malindi to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, Nairobi is little chillier than Malindi - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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