16 days in Tanzania, Uganda & Kenya Itinerary

16 days in Tanzania, Uganda & Kenya Itinerary

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1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
2
Naivasha, Kenya
— 1 day
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
4
Kampala, Uganda
— 2 nights
5
Jinja, Uganda
— 1 night
6
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
7
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
8
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night

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night
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenstroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and then stop by Utamaduni Craft Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi travel route builder.

Bern, Switzerland to Nairobi is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bern to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Bern in February: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Naivasha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris

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Naivasha, Kenya

Naivasha ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Naivasha driving holiday tool.

Getting from Nairobi to Naivasha by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Nairobi in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Naivasha, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks Nature
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Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park

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nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 12th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 14th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Maasai Mara National Reserve fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Naivasha to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. While traveling from Naivasha, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kampala.

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
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

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nights
Kampala, Uganda

Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
On the 15th (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kampala trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Kampala in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in February, things will get a bit warmer in Kampala: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jinja.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre
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Safaris
Walking tours
Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre ©

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Jinja, Uganda

Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Jinja Art Studio and then contemplate the long history of Source of the Nile - Speke Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Jinja online itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Kampala to Jinja in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Jinja are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Jinja

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument
Jinja Art Studio ©
Jinja Art Studio

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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jinja to Serengeti National Park. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jinja in February, with highs in Serengeti National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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nights
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. On the next day, make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area travel planning tool.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tarangire National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tarangire National Park planner.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Tarangire National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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