11 days in Kenya Itinerary

11 days in Kenya Itinerary

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11 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Malindi
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Diani Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Nairobi

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Giraffe Centre. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, admire all the interesting features of GP Karting, look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique, and examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nairobi day trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Nairobi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern African Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get slightly colder in Nairobi: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

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 5th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve online vacation maker .

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Local Ocean Conservation and then explore the striking landscape of Watamu National Marine Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach and then get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Malindi holiday planning tool .

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Malindi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Malindi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Watamu, Gede Ruins
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Diani Beach and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Diani Beach holiday planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Malindi to Diani Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Diani Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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