8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

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8 days in Kenya Itinerary

Nairobi
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Mombasa
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h
Watamu
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Nairobi
— 1 night
Nairobi

2
days
Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve attractions planner .

Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nairobi in February, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

2
days
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.
On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach and then explore and take pictures at Mamba Village Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Haller Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mombasa sightseeing planner.

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Mombasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in February, you will find days in Mombasa are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are much warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

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Nyali Beach ©
Nyali Beach
Mamba Village Centre ©
Mamba Village Centre

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, then stroll through Watamu Turtle Watch, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Watamu sightseeing planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mombasa to Watamu in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Watamu

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Gede Ruins
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Watamu Turtle Watch ©
Watamu Turtle Watch
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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): get your game on at GP Karting, stroll through Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, then stroll through Giraffe Centre, and finally stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Nairobi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or drive. In February, Nairobi is a bit cooler than Watamu - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

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Side Trip

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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