15 days in Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Kenya Itinerary

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15 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  29 h
1
Mombasa
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  30 min
2
Malindi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Sydney

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Head to Bombolulu Workshops and Nyali Centrefor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Mombasa side-trips: Diani Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Diani Beach). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read Mombasa trip itinerary maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Mombasa is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Mombasa is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Mombasa, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Diani Beach, Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bombolulu Workshops ©
Bombolulu Workshops

2
nights
Malindi

Malindi ©
Offering pristine, palm-lined beaches, all-inclusive resorts, and warm, sunny weather, the port town of Malindi rightly established itself as one of Kenya's prime tourism spots.
On the 20th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach and then take in the exciting artwork at Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Malindi tour itinerary planning website .

Malindi is just a short distance from Mombasa. Traveling from Mombasa in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Malindi, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Malindi

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Gede Ruins
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Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

4
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Olare Orok Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Spend the 25th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip website .

You can fly from Malindi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

3
nights
Nairobi

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.
Appreciate the collections at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Hub Karen and Utamaduni Craft Centre. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, get your game on at GP Karting, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nairobi trip planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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