30 days in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda Itinerary

30 days in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda Itinerary

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30 days in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda Itinerary

Start: Vilnius, Lithuania
Fly:  16​h
1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Diani Beach, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
7
Kabale, Uganda
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
9
Pemba Island, Tanzania
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
10
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Vilnius, Lithuania

4
nights
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.
Attractions like David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Giraffe Centre make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: stroll through Nairobi National Park, grab your bike and head to Karura Forest, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Central Island National Park, and see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nairobi tour itinerary tool .

Vilnius, Lithuania to Nairobi is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Nairobi. Traveling from Vilnius in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Nairobi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

3
nights
Diani Beach, Kenya

Diani Beach ©
On a vacation in Diani Beach, a bustling resort town on Kenya's eastern coast, you can take advantage of a pristine sandy shore fringed by a verdant forest.
Diani Beach is known for beaches, wildlife, adventure, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Diani Beach, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for gifts at Sand & Sea Beach Shop.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Diani Beach trip planner .

You can fly from Nairobi to Diani Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in June; daily highs in Diani Beach reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris

4
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 10th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve itinerary planner.

Fly from Diani Beach to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Serengeti National Park. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park trip planner.

Drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

2
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.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then admire all the interesting features of Oldupai Gorge.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 18th (Thu), stroll through Tarangire National Park.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park trip planner .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kabale.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
Kabale, Uganda

The sleepy market town of Kabale in Western Uganda, although meagre in sights of its own, boasts close proximity to several national parks, just a couple of miles from the border with Rwanda.
Go for a jaunt from Kabale to Rukungiri to see Kisiizi Falls about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, and get outside with Nature adventure uganda..

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Explore your travel options from Tarangire National Park to Kabale with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Kabale

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Kisiizi Falls
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Safaris
Kisiizi Falls ©
Kisiizi Falls
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

3
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Kids will enjoy Paje Beach and Nakupenda Beach. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, stop by Mwanzo Mpya, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, and steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Kabale to Zanzibar City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kabale in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Zanzibar City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Paje Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach

3
nights
Pemba Island, Tanzania

Pemba Island ©
Bring the kids along to Misali island and Kigomasha Peninsula.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pemba Island trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Zanzibar City to Pemba Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Traveling from Zanzibar City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Pemba Island, with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Misali island ©
Misali island
Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island
Vumawimbi Beach ©
Vumawimbi Beach

3
nights
Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 28th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then stroll through Kendwa Beach.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nungwi online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pemba Island to Nungwi takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pemba Island in June, Nungwi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kendwa Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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