11 days in Kenya & La Digue Island Itinerary

11 days in Kenya & La Digue Island Itinerary

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Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naivasha, Kenya
Fly
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 1 night
Taxi to Mombasa, Fly to Malindi
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Malindi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lamu Island, Kenya
— 1 night
Fly to Seychelles International Airport, Drive to La Digue Island
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Ferry to Praslin, Fly to Nairobi
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya

— 2 nights

Green City in the Sun

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Capital Centre as well as Nairobi Urban Adventures. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Nairobi Gallery, then join in the after-dark buzz at Nairobi Urban Adventures, and then browse the range of quality goods at Capital Centre.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nairobi trip builder.

Accra, Ghana to Nairobi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 3 hours. Traveling from Accra in March, things will get slightly colder in Nairobi: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Shopping · Nightlife · Tours · Museums
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Naivasha, Kenya

Nestled on the shore of the eponymous lake, the market town of Naivasha boasts an enviable location and serves as gateway to several national parks, including Hell's Gate--inspiration for the landscapes of Disney's "The Lion King." Boating among the hippos of the vast, placid lake; camping; and bird-watching top the list of things to do in Naivasha.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Naivasha. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Naivasha.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Naivasha online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Nairobi to Naivasha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nairobi in March since evenings lows in Naivasha dip to 14°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Naivasha

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Mombasa, Kenya

— 1 night
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.
For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mombasa road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Naivasha to Mombasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Naivasha in March, you will find days in Mombasa are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are warmer (28°C). On the 28th (Sun), you're off to Malindi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Malindi, Kenya

— 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 28th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Portuguese Church and then take in the exciting artwork at Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Local Ocean Conservation, then relax and rejuvenate at Yoga at Watamu Treehouse, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Malindi itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Mombasa to Malindi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Malindi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Lamu Island.

Things to do in Malindi

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Lamu Island, Kenya

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Siyu Fort and then see the interesting displays at Lamu Museum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Lamu Old Town.

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Fly from Malindi to Lamu Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Lamu Island can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Lamu Island

Historic Sites · Museums
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La Digue Island, Seychelles

— 1 night
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): kick back and relax at Anse Gaulettes Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Pierrot Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Reunion Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Banane and then kick back and relax at Anse Grosse Roche Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our La Digue Island online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Lamu Island to La Digue Island with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lamu Island to La Digue Island due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in La Digue Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Nairobi, Kenya

— 2 nights

Green City in the Sun

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of National Archives and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and then see the interesting displays at Nairobi railway museum.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Nairobi route maker site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from La Digue Island to Nairobi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from La Digue Island to Nairobi is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from La Digue Island in April; daily highs in Nairobi reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.

Seychelles travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Forests
Luxury to please visitors with deep pockets and scenery to astound the eye and warm the soul--that's Seychelles in a nutshell. The coastal areas boast a number of upscale beach resorts, with the fine sands and bright blue sea drawing visitors from distant corners of the world. The matriarchal culture that predominates in most households around the archipelago represents a fascinating cultural quirk to learn about during holidays in Seychelles, while the tropical rhythms of the local Creole folk music set the pace of everyday life.