8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

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8 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Nairobi
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
1
Diani Beach
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Watamu
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Amboseli National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Nairobi
— 2 nights
End: Nairobi

1
night
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 15th (Thu): browse the different shops at The Diani Beach Shopping Centre, then look for gifts at Sand & Sea Beach Shop, and then kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Diani Beach online route planner .

Nairobi to Diani Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and car; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in February; daily highs in Diani Beach reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Diani Beach

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
The Diani Beach Shopping Centre ©
The Diani Beach Shopping Centre
Sand & Sea Beach Shop ©
Sand & Sea Beach Shop

3
nights
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 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins, kick back and relax at Watamu Beach, and stroll through Spiaggia delle Tartarughe.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Watamu journey builder site .

Do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and taxi from Diani Beach to Watamu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Watamu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Watamu Beach, Gede Ruins
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Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach
Spiaggia delle Tartarughe ©
Spiaggia delle Tartarughe

1
night
Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park ©
On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Amboseli National Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Amboseli National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Amboseli National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Watamu in February, Amboseli National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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Amboseli National Park ©
Amboseli National Park

2
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.
Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 22nd (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, stop by Utamaduni Craft Centre, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and view the masterpieces at Upepo Photography Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip planner .

You can fly from Amboseli National Park to Nairobi in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Amboseli National Park in February: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
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