15 days in Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya tour planner

Make it your trip
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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mombasa
— 3 nights
Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Manchester

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Nairobi

— 3 nights

Green City in the Sun

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, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, have some family-friendly fun at GP Karting, stop by Matbronze Wildlife Art, and admire the striking features of African Heritage House.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nairobi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Nairobi is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to East Africa Time is 3 hours. In June, Nairobi is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Maasai Mara National Reserve

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 6th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 8th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, stroll through Musiara Swamp, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Mombasa.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Mombasa

— 3 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mombasa: Diani Beach (Diani Beach & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's still lots to do: stroll through Haller Park, look for gifts at Imani Collective, take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mombasa travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Mombasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:

Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tsavo National Park East trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of train and car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Naivasha.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
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Highlights from your trip

Naivasha

— 2 nights
Nestled on the shore of the eponymous lake, the market town of Naivasha boasts an enviable location and serves as gateway to several national parks, including Hell's Gate--inspiration for the landscapes of Disney's "The Lion King." Boating among the hippos of the vast, placid lake; camping; and bird-watching top the list of things to do in Naivasha.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stroll through Crescent Island Game Park and then explore the striking landscape of Hell's Gate National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Naivasha day trip planning site.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Naivasha in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, and taxi; or do a combination of car, train, and shuttle. June in Naivasha sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
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.