6 days in Kenya Itinerary

6 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Nairobi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
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Drive to Mtito Andei, Train to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 1 night
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Nairobi

— 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.
Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, grab your bike and head to Karura Forest, look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), and see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nairobi trip itinerary planner.

Lagos, Nigeria to Nairobi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lagos in March, with highs in Nairobi at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Trails

Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll through Tsavo East.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tsavo National Park East itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and car from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Diani Beach

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Diani Beach day trip site.

Traveling by combination of car, train, and ferry from Tsavo National Park East to Diani Beach takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. March in Diani Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

Mombasa

— 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Fitness For Life GYM and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mombasa route website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Mombasa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Parks · Spas

Kenya travel guide

4.3
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.