34 days in Kenya Itinerary

34 days in Kenya Itinerary

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34 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Nairobi
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Naivasha
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Narok
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Diani Beach
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
8
Watamu
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h
9
Mombasa
— 5 nights
Train + Drive:  6 h
10
Tsavo National Park East
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Melbourne

6
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House, see Off-Road Tours, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Nairobi online vacation planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Nairobi is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Melbourne to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Nairobi at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

1
night
Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya National Park ©
On the 19th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Lewis Glacier and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kenya.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mount Kenya National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Nairobi to Mount Kenya National Park in 2.5 hours. In July in Mount Kenya National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Naivasha.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lewis Glacier
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Mount Kenya ©
Mount Kenya
Lewis Glacier
Lewis Glacier

3
nights
Naivasha

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.
Step out of Naivasha to go to Maai Mahiu and see Mount Longonot, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park, stroll through Crescent Island Game Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha, and get engrossed in the history at Enashipai Maa Museum.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Naivasha tour itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Mount Kenya National Park to Naivasha in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Naivasha are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Naivasha, Mount Longonot
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Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Mount Longonot ©
Mount Longonot

1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Nakuru National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Narok.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parks Nature
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru

1
night
Narok

Narok ©
Narok is a town west of Nairobi that supports Kenya's economy in south-west of the country, along the Great Rift Valley. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Narok route planning website .

Traveling by car from Lake Nakuru National Park to Narok takes 3.5 hours. July in Narok sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Narok

Parks Wildlife
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Mara Naboisho Conservancy ©
Mara Naboisho Conservancy

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.
Spend the 25th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy, stroll through Musiara Swamp, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Narok to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides

4
nights
Diani Beach

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Diani Beach: Coral Gardens (in Wasini Island) and Shimoni (Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve & Slave Caves). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Diani Beach, stroll through Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Diani Beach trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Diani Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Diani Beach are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Shimoni, Coral Gardens, Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Coral Gardens ©
Coral Gardens

4
nights
Watamu

Watamu ©
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.
Step out of Watamu with an excursion to 3 Degrees South in Kilifi--about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Mida Creek, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Watamu sightseeing planner.

Getting from Diani Beach to Watamu by combination of car, ferry, flight, and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gede, 3 Degrees South
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Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park

5
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.
Take a break from Mombasa with a short trip to Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi in Malindi, about 1h 55 min away. Spend the 8th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum, look for gifts at Imani Collective, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Mombasa vacation planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Mombasa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Watamu in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mombasa, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fort Jesus Museum ©
Fort Jesus Museum

3
nights
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stroll through Tsavo East. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Epiya Chapeyu Tented Safari Camp.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tsavo National Park East trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks Wildlife
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

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