20 days in Kenya Itinerary

20 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya travel planner

Make it your trip
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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
Fly to Amboseli, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 day
Drive
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Watamu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mombasa
— 5 nights
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nairobi National Park and Karura Forest. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Karen Blixen Museum and Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages. Spend the 17th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, explore the galleries of Nairobi National Museum, and get your game on at GP Karting.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip itinerary builder website.

Groningen, The Netherlands to Nairobi is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Groningen in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nairobi, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mara Triangle and Safaris. Spend the 23rd (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve route planner.

Getting from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:

Tsavo National Park East

— 1 day
On the 25th (Tue), stroll through Tsavo East.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Tsavo National Park East takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:
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Watamu

— 3 nights
Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
Get outdoors at Mida Creek and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Gede Ruins and Mangrove Boardwalk Mida Creek. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Spiaggia delle Tartarughe, and don't miss a visit to Malindi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Watamu tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Tsavo National Park East to Watamu in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Mombasa

— 5 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Jesus Museum and Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Diani Beach and Bamburi Beach. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Mombasa Marine National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stroll through Haller Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mombasa Memorial Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mombasa itinerary maker website.

Drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Watamu in June, Mombasa is little chillier at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:

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.