7 days in Kenya Itinerary

7 days in Kenya Itinerary

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7 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Nairobi
1
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Mombasa
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Watamu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Nairobi

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.
Spend the 2nd (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, and examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nairobi travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Nairobi. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mombasa tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Mombasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Mombasa is somewhat warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park
Fort Jesus Museum ©
Fort Jesus Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watamu National Marine Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Watamu travel planner.

Getting from Mombasa to Watamu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. December in Watamu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Watamu

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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