10 days in Coast Province Itinerary

10 days in Coast Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Coast Province trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Watamu
— 3 nights
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Malindi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kilifi
— 1 night
Drive
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Mombasa
— 3 nights
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Watamu

— 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Local Ocean Conservation and Off-Road Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Watamu National Marine Park and Spiaggia delle Tartarughe. There's more to do: get outside with Isola dell'Amore and soothe aching muscles at Yoga at Watamu Treehouse.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Watamu tour planning site.

Nairobi to Watamu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in January, with highs in Watamu at 36°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Malindi.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
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Malindi

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Che Shale Beach. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Watamu Beach and then stroll through Falconry of Kenya.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Malindi trip planner.

You can drive from Watamu to Malindi in an hour. In January in Malindi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kilifi.

Things to do in Malindi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Kilifi

— 1 night
Kilifi is a town on the coast of Kenya, northeast by road of Mombasa. On the 27th (Wed), head outdoors with 3 Degrees South and then stroll through Good Samaritan Nature and Culture Reserve.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilifi online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Malindi to Kilifi takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Kilifi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Mombasa

— 3 nights
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.
Visiting Diani Beach and Haller Park will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, soothe aching muscles at Fitness For Life GYM, stroll through Nguuni Nature Sanctuary, and stop by Dazzle Jewellers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mombasa route planner.

Drive from Kilifi to Mombasa in 2 hours. January in Mombasa sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Coast Province travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Beaches · Safaris
Coast Province represents a heaven for tourists who wish to enjoy pleasant weather, relax on powdery white beaches, and bathe in warm waters. A tour of Coast Province usually starts at Mombasa, an important tourism center and a historic trading hub, where artists, sports enthusiasts, and nature explorers love to gather. No Coast Province vacation is complete without a safari through the vast and mesmerizing savannah, but other popular activities in the area include skydiving, snorkeling, paddle-boarding, and whale watching.