39 days in Kenya Itinerary

39 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Mombasa
— 5 nights
Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 4 nights
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Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa, Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
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Drive to Kibwezi, Train to Nairobi, Fly to Isiolo
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Isiolo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Samburu National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Nanyuki Town
— 3 nights
Fly
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Naivasha
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Narok
— 1 night
Drive
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 6 nights
Fly
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Nairobi
— 8 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bristol

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Mombasa — 5 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 19th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 17th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum, wander the streets of Old Town, and browse for treasures at Aqeeq Galleria.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mombasa travel itinerary planner.

Bristol, UK to Mombasa is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In June in Mombasa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Diani Beach.
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Diani Beach — 4 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.
Step out of Diani Beach with an excursion to Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve in Shimoni--about 2 hours away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's more to do: stroll through Diani Beach and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongo Mosque.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Diani Beach online holiday maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mombasa to Diani Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Diani Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tsavo National Park East.
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Tsavo National Park East — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East online tour 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. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Isiolo.
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Isiolo — 2 nights

Isiolo is a town in the former Eastern Province, Kenya. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Buffalo Springs Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Isiolo trip planner.

You can do a combination of car, train, and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Isiolo in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, and flight; or drive. June in Isiolo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Samburu National Reserve.
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Samburu National Reserve — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take an exotic tour of Elephant Watch Camp & Safaris. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Shaba National Reserve.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Samburu National Reserve holiday maker site.

Drive from Isiolo to Samburu National Reserve in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Mount Kenya National Park.
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Mount Kenya National Park — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kenya.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mount Kenya National Park day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Samburu National Reserve to Mount Kenya National Park takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Mount Kenya National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Nanyuki Town.
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Nanyuki Town — 3 nights

Change things up with a short trip to Bongo Asili Cultural travels ltd in Nyeri (about 1h 5 min away).

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nanyuki Town journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Kenya National Park to Nanyuki Town. In July, daytime highs in Nanyuki Town are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Naivasha.
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Naivasha — 4 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.
When in Naivasha, make a side trip to see Mount Longonot in Maai Mahiu, approximately Maai Mahiu away. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Hell's Gate National Park. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Island Game Park and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Naivasha trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nanyuki Town to Naivasha in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Naivasha are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.
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Lake Nakuru National Park — 1 night

On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then explore the activities along Lake Nakuru.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Lake Nakuru National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lake Nakuru National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Narok.
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Narok — 1 night

Narok is a town west of Nairobi that supports Kenya's economy in south-west of the country, along the Great Rift Valley. On the 10th (Sun), stroll through Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Narok itinerary app.

Getting from Lake Nakuru National Park to Narok by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Narok can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve — 6 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 11th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 12th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olypunyata Swamp, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip app.

Getting from Narok to Maasai Mara National Reserve by car takes about 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Nairobi.
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Nairobi — 8 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 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 22nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get interesting insight from Tours, and see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nairobi tour planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back 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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