11 days in Kenya Itinerary

11 days in Kenya Itinerary

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11 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Diani Beach
— 1 night
+2
ferry + Drive + bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Malindi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Nairobi
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Lagos

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.
On the 16th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Diani Beach online travel planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to Diani Beach is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Lagos to Diani Beach, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Diani Beach when traveling from Lagos in July, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris

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.
On the 17th (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, kick back and relax at Watamu Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Che Shale Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Tartarughe.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Malindi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Diani Beach to Malindi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Diani Beach in July since evenings lows in Malindi dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Malindi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gede, Spiaggia delle Tartarughe
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Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Che Shale Beach ©
Che Shale Beach

3
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.
Spend the 19th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 21st (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip website .

Fly from Malindi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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

4
nights
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.
Karen Blixen Museum and Upepo Photography Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Nairobi National Museum and Nairobi Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 22nd (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and take in the exciting artwork at One Off Contemporary Art Gallery.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nairobi trip planner .

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In July in Nairobi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

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