15 days in Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya travel planner
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Fly to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Drive to Nanyuki Town
Nanyuki Town
— 2 nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Narok
— 2 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Dublin


Nanyuki Town — 2 nights

Escape the urban bustle at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy and Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Step off the beaten path and head to Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve and Equator Marker. Change things up with a short trip to Mount Kenya in Mount Kenya National Park (about 1h 5 min away).

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nanyuki Town visit planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Nanyuki Town is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: highs in Nanyuki Town hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Olare Orok Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Explore hidden gems such as Safaris and Mara North Conservancy. The adventure continues: stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve holiday builder site.

You can fly from Nanyuki Town to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Watamu.
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Watamu — 3 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Local Ocean Conservation and Arabuko-Sokoke Forest. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the activities along Mida Creek, and explore the striking landscape of Watamu National Marine Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Watamu route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Watamu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mombasa.
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Mombasa — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Safaris and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mombasa attractions planner.

Getting from Watamu to Mombasa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Watamu in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mombasa, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Narok.
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Narok — 2 nights

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 17th (Fri): stroll through Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Narok online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Mombasa to Narok takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mombasa in July; daily highs in Narok reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Kenya travel guide

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.