8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

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1
Diani Beach
— 2 nights
2
Malindi
— 2 nights
3
Mombasa
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll through Colobus Conservation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Baharini Plaza, and finally look for gifts at Sand & Sea Beach Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Diani Beach trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Diani Beach is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to East Africa Time (EAT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Diani Beach at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
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Safaris
Colobus Conservation ©
Colobus Conservation
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Local Ocean Conservation, explore the activities along Mida Creek, thenkick back and relax at Watamu Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Marafa-Hells Kitchen, look for gifts at Nakumatt Malindi, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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Getting from Diani Beach to Malindi by combination of car and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Malindi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Malindi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Watamu, Gede Ruins
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Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek
Safaris
Local Ocean Conservation ©
Local Ocean Conservation

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mombasa Marine National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nyali Beach and Bamburi Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mombasa holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Malindi to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Malindi in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Mombasa, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mombasa Marine National Park ©
Mombasa Marine National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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