8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Start: Boston
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Nairobi
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Malindi
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Diani Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Boston

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): stroll through Giraffe Centre, thenexamine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, thenstroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and finally stroll through Mugie Ranch.

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Boston, USA to Nairobi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 8 hours. In September in Nairobi, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Mugie Ranch
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Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

2
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nairobi in September, things will get little chillier in Maasai Mara National Reserve: highs are around 59°F and lows about 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy

1
night
Malindi

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.
On the 25th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Che Shale Beach and then kick back and relax at Watamu Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Malindi itinerary planner.

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Malindi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in September, expect Malindi to be much hotter, temps between 83°F and 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Malindi

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach
Che Shale Beach ©
Che Shale Beach

1
night
Diani Beach

Diani Beach ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

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Getting from Malindi to Diani Beach by combination of bus and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Malindi in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Diani Beach, with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris

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