9 days in Kenya Itinerary

9 days in Kenya Itinerary

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9 days in Kenya Itinerary

Hammamet
+3
train + foot + bus + Fly:  17​h
Mombasa
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Watamu
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Nairobi
— 2 nights
+4
bus + Fly + bus + foot + train:  17​h 15​min
Hammamet

3
days
Mombasa

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Diani Beach and Safaris. When in Mombasa, make a side trip to see Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari in Diani Beach, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bamburi Beach and take a stroll through Old Town.

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Hammamet, Tunisia to Mombasa is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 2 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Hammamet in January, with highs in Mombasa at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
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Bamburi Beach

2
days
Watamu

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 (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia delle Tartarughe and then enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mida Creek.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Watamu itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mombasa to Watamu in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Watamu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Watamu

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes African Paradise Safaris, Wasini Island, Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park, and other attractions. On the 21st (Sun), catch all the local highlights with Australken Tours & Travel and then head off the coast to Wasini Island. Here are some ideas for day two: go all around town with African Paradise Safaris, don't miss a visit to Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nairobi itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Watamu in January; daily highs in Nairobi reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Tours, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Wasini Island
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Wasini Island ©
Wasini Island
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