13 days in Kenya Itinerary

13 days in Kenya Itinerary

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13 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Nairobi Region
1
Nairobi Region
— 7 nights
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
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Nairobi Region

7
nights
Nairobi Region

Nairobi Region ©
Explore Nairobi Region's surroundings by going to Kikuyu (Sigona Golf Club & Gatamaiyu Forest), The Forest (in Kimende Town) and Machakos (Machakos People's Park & Maanzoni Sanctuary). Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Central Island National Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi Region tour builder app .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Nairobi Region can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi Region

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Machakos, Kikuyu, Mugie Ranch, Central Island National Park, Evergreen Park
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Machakos People's Park ©
Machakos People's Park
Central Island National Park ©
Central Island National Park
Limuru Country Club ©
Limuru Country Club

1
night
Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Reserve ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll through Reteti Elephant Santuary.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Samburu National Reserve journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nairobi Region to Samburu National Reserve in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can 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

2
nights
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then explore the activities along Lake Nakuru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Baboons & Vervits.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our 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. Another option is to drive. In May, daytime highs in Lake Nakuru National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

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
nights
Wasini Island

Wasini Island ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll around 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 (Coral Garden).

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Wasini Island itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Lake Nakuru National Park to Wasini Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Wasini Island when traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in May, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Wasini Island

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Shimoni
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Wasini Island ©
Wasini Island