7 days in Kenya Itinerary

7 days in Kenya Itinerary

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7 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  13​h
1
Mombasa
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  10​h 30​min
End: Brussels

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mombasa route maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Mombasa is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Mombasa, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in April: high temperatures in Mombasa hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp and then identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) 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
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, then explore the galleries of Upepo Photography Gallery, and then explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): stop by Penny Winter Boutique, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, then examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and finally browse the different shops at The Hub Karen.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

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

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