9 days in Kenya Itinerary

9 days in Kenya Itinerary

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9 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Diani Beach
— 1 night
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Lamu Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Muscat

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 8th (Mon): stroll through Colobus Conservation and then kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Diani Beach day trip planner .

Muscat, Oman to Diani Beach is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Muscat to Diani Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muscat in October, expect Diani Beach to be little chillier, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lamu Island.

Things to do in Diani Beach

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Colobus Conservation ©
Colobus Conservation

1
night
Lamu Island

Lamu Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lamu Museum, then partake in some friendly competition at Lamu Mysteries, and then steep yourself in history at Lamu Old Town.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lamu Island day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Diani Beach to Lamu Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Lamu Island

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Lamu Old Town ©
Lamu Old Town
Lamu Museum ©
Lamu Museum

2
nights
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 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle. Keep things going the next day: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Lamu Island to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Lamu Island in October, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours
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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Do some cultural sightseeing at Karen Blixen Museum and Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages. Spend the 14th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. It doesn't end there: stroll through Giraffe Centre and have some family-friendly fun at GP Karting.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nairobi online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Nairobi: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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