23 days in Kenya Itinerary

23 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Nairobi
— 4 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 5 nights
Fly
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Samburu National Reserve
— 2 nights
Drive
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Isiolo
— 1 night
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Fly to Nairobi Wilson, Train to Kibwezi, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive to Mtito Andei, Train to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 3 nights
Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mombasa, Fly to Dubai

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Nairobi — 4 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 29th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 27th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, see Off-Road Tours, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nairobi trip itinerary builder app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nairobi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to East Africa Time (EAT) is minus 1 hour. In June, Nairobi is colder than Dubai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve — 5 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 1st (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 2nd (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour and stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder tool.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Naivasha.
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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 5th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Naivasha Raptor Centre and then stroll through Crescent Island Game Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Naivasha online day trip planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Naivasha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. July in Naivasha sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lake Nakuru National Park.
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Lake Nakuru National Park — 1 night

On the 7th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on County Simba Safaris Day Tours and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Nakuru.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lake Nakuru National Park holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lake Nakuru National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.
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Mount Kenya National Park — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kenya.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mount Kenya National Park road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lake Nakuru National Park to Mount Kenya National Park. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Samburu National Reserve.
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Samburu National Reserve — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shaba National Reserve. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on Elephant Watch Camp & Safaris.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Samburu National Reserve trip planner.

Fly from Mount Kenya National Park to Samburu National Reserve in 2.5 hours. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Isiolo.
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Isiolo — 1 night

Isiolo is a town in the former Eastern Province, Kenya. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll through Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Isiolo trip planner.

Drive from Samburu National Reserve to Isiolo in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Isiolo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Tsavo National Park East.
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Tsavo National Park East — 1 night

On the 12th (Tue), stroll through Tsavo East.

Start your trip to Tsavo National Park East by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Isiolo to Tsavo National Park East by combination of flight, train, and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel 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.
Spend the 14th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 13th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mombasa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa by combination of car and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. July in Mombasa sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Diani Beach.
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Diani Beach — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Diani Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mombasa to Diani Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. July in Diani Beach sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Sun).
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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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