9 days in Kenya Itinerary

9 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Diani Beach
— 1 night
2
Mombasa
— 1 night
3
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
4
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 1 night
5
Nairobi
— 4 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Diani Beach, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then take the plunge with Skydive Diani.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Diani Beach day trip app.

Mumbai, India to Diani Beach is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Diani Beach. Expect slightly colder evenings in Diani Beach when traveling from Mumbai in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Skydive Diani ©
Skydive Diani
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mombasa trip maker site.

Getting from Diani Beach to Mombasa by combination of car and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Mombasa are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Safaris

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Tsavo East.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tsavo National Park East online visit planner.

Drive from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mara Triangle.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

4
nights
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 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, stop by Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Hub Karen.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

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