15 days in Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Fly to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gede
— 1 night
Drive
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Mombasa
— 4 nights
Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive to Kibwezi, Train to Nairobi
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Nairobi
— 5 nights
Fly

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Lake Nakuru National Park — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Nakuru.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Nakuru National Park trip builder website.

Cairo, Egypt to Lake Nakuru National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in May; daily highs in Lake Nakuru National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Naivasha.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:

Naivasha — 2 nights

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.
On the 29th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Naivasha tour planner.

Getting from Lake Nakuru National Park to Naivasha by car takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Gede.
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Parks · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:

Gede — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and then get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gede trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Naivasha to Gede in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and car. While traveling from Naivasha, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Gede, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Mombasa.
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Parks · Museums · Nature
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Mombasa — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mombasa: Diani Beach (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Diani Beach). Spend the 2nd (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, see Off-Road Tours, get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum, and wander the streets of Old Town.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip builder app.

Drive from Gede to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Mombasa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

Tsavo National Park East — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tsavo National Park East trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train and car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.
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Parks · Wildlife
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Nairobi — 5 nights

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.
Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 10th (Fri) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, take a peaceful walk through Karura Forest, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip planning app.

You can do a combination of car and train from Tsavo National Park East to Nairobi in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 10:

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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