10 days in Kenya Itinerary

10 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya trip maker
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Nairobi
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Watamu
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
4
Diani Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa
5
Mombasa
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27

Nairobi — 2 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 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and stroll through Giraffe Centre.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nairobi visit planner.

New York City, USA to Nairobi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Nairobi to be little chillier, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
more
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Maasai Mara National Reserve — 2 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Mara Triangle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Watamu.
more
Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Watamu — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Mida Creek and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Watamu tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Watamu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Diani Beach.
more
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Diani Beach — 1 night

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 20th (Sat): kick back and relax at Diani Beach and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Jackal Adventure Safaris.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Diani Beach road trip site.

Getting from Watamu to Diani Beach by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Watamu in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Diani Beach, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mombasa.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

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.
For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mombasa trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Mombasa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. You will leave for home on the 21st (Sun).
more
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Kenya travel guide

4.3
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.
more