25 days in Kenya Itinerary

25 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya trip planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Nairobi
— 1 day
Fly
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly to Kisumu, Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park
3
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Mount Kenya National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Naivasha
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Lamu Island
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Mombasa
— 1 night
Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
8
Diani Beach
— 1 night
+3
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa, Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
9
Tsavo National Park East
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Chyulu Hills National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Amboseli National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
12
Nairobi
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21

Nairobi — 1 day

Green City in the Sun

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairobi National Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi road trip planning app.

Munich, Germany to Nairobi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Munich to Nairobi. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Munich in December: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
more
Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maasai Mara National Reserve and Olare Orok Conservancy. Escape the urban bustle at Mara North Conservancy and Musiara Swamp. Spend the 25th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

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. Traveling from Nairobi in December, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Lake Nakuru National Park.
more
Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:

Lake Nakuru National Park — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Baboons & Vervits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at County Simba Safaris Day Tours and then delve into the distant past at Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Lake Nakuru National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December, you will find days in Lake Nakuru National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.
more
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:

Mount Kenya National Park — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Kenya.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mount Kenya National Park trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lake Nakuru National Park to Mount Kenya National Park. Traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in December, you will find days in Mount Kenya National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll set off for Naivasha on the 31st (Sat).
more
Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
Highlights from your trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Naivasha, then explore the activities along Lake Naivasha, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Naivasha Raptor Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Siyara Spa and then get engrossed in the history at Enashipai Maa Museum.

Find out how to plan Naivasha trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Mount Kenya National Park to Naivasha takes 3 hours. While traveling from Mount Kenya National Park, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Naivasha, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Lamu Island.
more
Parks · Nature · Spas · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

Lamu Island — 3 nights

Your inner history buff will appreciate Lamu Old Town and Siyu Fort. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lamu Museum and Natural Lamu Beauty Spa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Lamu Island day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Naivasha to Lamu Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Naivasha in January: highs in Lamu Island hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Mombasa.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:

Mombasa — 1 night

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.
To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mombasa itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lamu Island to Mombasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 6th (Fri), you're off to Diani Beach.
more
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:

Diani Beach — 1 night

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 6th (Fri): take an exotic tour of Jackal Adventure Safaris and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Diani Beach day trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mombasa to Diani Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. In January, daytime highs in Diani Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.
more
Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Tsavo National Park East — 2 nights

Take a break from the city and head to Tsavo East and Epiya Chapeyu Tented Safari Camp.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tsavo National Park East trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and train from Diani Beach to Tsavo National Park East in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chyulu Hills National Park.
more
Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:

Chyulu Hills National Park — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Chyulu Hills Lava Tube.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chyulu Hills National Park holiday app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tsavo National Park East to Chyulu Hills National Park. In January, daily temperatures in Chyulu Hills National Park can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Amboseli National Park.
more
Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:

Amboseli National Park — 2 nights

On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Amboseli National Park. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Elephant Garden Safaris and then stroll through Selenkay Conservancy.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amboseli National Park travel route planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chyulu Hills National Park to Amboseli National Park. In January, daily temperatures in Amboseli National Park can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.
more
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:

Nairobi — 2 nights

Green City in the Sun

On the 13th (Fri), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, then see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Samburu National Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nairobi day trip app.

You can fly from Amboseli National Park to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Amboseli National Park in January, expect Nairobi to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
more
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

Kenya travel guide

4.3
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.
more