9 days in Kenya Itinerary

9 days in Kenya Itinerary

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9 days in Kenya Itinerary

Hamburg
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Mombasa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Watamu
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Hamburg

1
day
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 31st (Sun): stroll through Haller Park and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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Hamburg, Germany to Mombasa is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Hamburg in December, expect Mombasa to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris

3
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.
Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, experience rural life at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Watamu tour planning website

You can drive from Mombasa to Watamu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in Watamu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gede Ruins, Watamu Beach
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

3
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.
Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 6th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and enjoy some diversion at GP Karting.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nairobi trip planner

Getting from Watamu to Nairobi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Traveling from Watamu in January, things will get little chillier in Nairobi: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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