6 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Fly
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Diani Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 1 night
Drive
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Watamu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 1 night
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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 23rd (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then look for all kinds of wild species at African Bush & Beach Adventures - Day tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Diani Beach tour planner.

Nairobi to Diani Beach is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in September, with highs in Diani Beach at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.
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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.
On the 25th (Sun), stroll through Nyali Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mombasa trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Mombasa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Watamu.
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Watamu — 2 nights

Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Local Ocean Conservation.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Watamu trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Mombasa to Watamu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mombasa in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Watamu. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve — 1 night

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

You can fly from Watamu to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Watamu in September; daily highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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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.
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