9 days in Kenya Itinerary

9 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Train to Kibwezi, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive
3
Watamu
— 1 night
Drive
4
Mombasa
— 1 night
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Nairobi — 3 nights

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 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 4th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and get a taste of life in the country at Mugie Ranch.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Nairobi is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Nairobi is minus 2.5 hours. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Nairobi, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.
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Tsavo National Park East — 1 night

On the 5th (Sun), stroll through Tsavo East.

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Do a combination of train and car from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Watamu.
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Watamu — 1 night

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 6th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Watamu National Marine Park.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Watamu online holiday maker.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Watamu in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. In May in Watamu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Mombasa.
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Mombasa — 1 night

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 8th (Wed): stroll through Haller Park, stop by Imani Collective, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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You can drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Mombasa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.
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