13 days in Kenya Itinerary

13 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Start: Nairobi Region
1
Nairobi Region
— 7 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  2 h
2
Samburu National Reserve
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  4 h
3
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Wasini Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  2 h 15 min
End: Nairobi Region

7
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Nairobi Region

Nairobi Region ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nairobi Region: The Forest (in Kimende Town), Machakos (Machakos People's Park & Maanzoni Sanctuary) and Kikuyu (Sigona Golf Club & Gatamaiyu Forest). Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Central Island National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi Region trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi Region

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Machakos, Kikuyu, The Forest, Central Island National Park, Mugie Ranch
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Machakos People's Park ©
Machakos People's Park
Central Island National Park ©
Central Island National Park
The Forest ©
The Forest

1
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Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Reserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reteti Elephant Santuary.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Samburu National Reserve tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Nairobi Region to Samburu National Reserve takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Wildlife Parks
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Reteti Elephant Santuary ©
Reteti Elephant Santuary

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Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Baboons & Vervits.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lake Nakuru National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Samburu National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Lake Nakuru National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Wasini Island.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Baboons & Vervits ©
Baboons & Vervits
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

2
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Wasini Island

Wasini Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve, head off the coast to Wasini Island, and then take in the waterfront at Wasini Womens Group Boardwalk.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Wasini Island trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Lake Nakuru National Park to Wasini Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Wasini Island, with lows around 28°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wasini Island

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Shimoni
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Wasini Island ©
Wasini Island
Wasini Womens Group Boardwalk ©
Wasini Womens Group Boardwalk