12 days in Kenya Itinerary

12 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya attractions planner
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Nairobi
— 1 night
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly to Amboseli Airport, Drive to Chyulu Hills National Park
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Chyulu Hills National Park
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Lamu Island
— 3 nights
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Nairobi
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Nairobi — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nairobi road trip planning site.

London, UK to Nairobi is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. July in Nairobi sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Shopping · Parks · Wildlife
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Maasai Mara National Reserve — 3 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is known for wildlife and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve travel site.

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. On the 9th (Sat), you're off to Chyulu Hills National Park.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
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Chyulu Hills National Park — 2 nights

On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Chyulu Hills Lava Tube.

Before you visit Chyulu Hills National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Chyulu Hills National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Lamu Island.
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Parks · Nature
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Lamu Island — 3 nights

Natural Lamu Beauty Spa has been added to your itinerary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lamu Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chyulu Hills National Park to Lamu Island with the Route module. Traveling from Chyulu Hills National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lamu Island, with lows around 73°F. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Nairobi.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

Nairobi — 1 night

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Lamu Island to Nairobi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lamu Island in July, things will get little chillier in Nairobi: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to home.
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
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.
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