8 days in Kenya & Memphis Itinerary

8 days in Kenya & Memphis Itinerary

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8 days in Kenya & Memphis Itinerary

Start: Memphis, United States
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  32​h
1
Diani Beach, Kenya
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
3
Memphis, United States
— 2 nights
End: Memphis, United States

1
day
Diani Beach, Kenya

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 23rd (Thu), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then stroll through Diani Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Diani Beach trip builder site .

Memphis, USA to Diani Beach is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Memphis to Diani Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Memphis in April, expect nights in Diani Beach to be much warmer, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), cool off at Maji Magic, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Nairobi National Park and then take in the exciting artwork at Upepo Photography Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Nairobi itinerary app .

Fly from Diani Beach to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Diani Beach in April, with highs in Nairobi at 78°F and lows at 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
Maji Magic ©
Maji Magic

2
nights
Memphis, United States

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner .

You can fly from Nairobi to Memphis in 26 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time to Central Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in April, things will get slightly colder in Memphis: highs are around 73°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

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