10 days in Kenya Itinerary

10 days in Kenya Itinerary

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10 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  25​h
1
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Lamu Island
— 1 night
Fly:  45​min
3
Malindi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Dallas

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.
Get outdoors at Nairobi National Park and Safaris. Museum-lovers will appreciate Karen Blixen Museum and Karen Village. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nairobi route planner.

Dallas, USA to Nairobi is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect Nairobi to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Lamu Island.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

1
night
Lamu Island

Lamu Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Lamu Museum, then partake in some friendly competition at Lamu Mysteries, and then contemplate the long history of Lamu Old Town.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lamu Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Lamu Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in June; daily highs in Lamu Island reach 85°F and lows reach 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Malindi.

Things to do in Lamu Island

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums
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Lamu Old Town ©
Lamu Old Town
Lamu Museum ©
Lamu Museum

3
nights
Malindi

Offering pristine, palm-lined beaches, all-inclusive resorts, and warm, sunny weather, the port town of Malindi rightly established itself as one of Kenya's prime tourism spots.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Watamu Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Mida Creek and Nakumatt Malindi. Get out of town with these interesting Malindi side-trips: Mangrove Boardwalk Mida Creek (in Malindi Marine National Park) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Watamu). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins.

For maps and other tourist information, read Malindi travel route planning website .

Fly from Lamu Island to Malindi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. June in Malindi sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malindi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Watamu, Mangrove Boardwalk Mida Creek, Gede Ruins
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

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