8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya tour planner

Make it your trip
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Mombasa
— 1 day
Drive
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Gede
— 1 night
Fly
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Kitale
— 1 night
Fly
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Nairobi
— 5 nights
Fly

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Mombasa

— 1 day
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mombasa driving holiday site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mombasa. In May in Mombasa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gede.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Gede

— 1 night
On the 12th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gede travel planner.

You can drive from Mombasa to Gede in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Gede sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kitale.

Things to do in Gede

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Kitale

— 1 night
Kitale is an agricultural town in northern rift valley Kenya situated between Mount Elgon and the Cherangani Hills at an elevation of around 1,900m. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Treasures of Africa Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kitale journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Gede to Kitale takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or drive. While traveling from Gede, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Kitale, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Kitale

Museums
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Nairobi

— 5 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, grab your bike and head to Karura Forest, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nairobi day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kitale to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Nairobi sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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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.