8 days in Kenya Itinerary

8 days in Kenya Itinerary

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8 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  8​h
1
Nairobi
— 3 nights
train + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive + train:  6​h
3
Mombasa
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Cairo

3
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi online route planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Nairobi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Nairobi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairo in February; daily highs in Nairobi reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 16th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East by combination of train and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

3
nights
Mombasa

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.
Step out of Mombasa to go to Diani Beach and see Diani Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mombasa tour builder website .

Getting from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa by combination of car and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. February in Mombasa sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Diani Beach
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

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