7 days in Kenya & Harare Itinerary

7 days in Kenya & Harare Itinerary

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya — 1 night

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Mara Triangle.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip planning site.

Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nairobi.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Nairobi, Kenya — 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nairobi National Park and Safaris. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Hub Karen and Helicopter Tours. There's more to do: stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. June in Nairobi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Harare.
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Harare, Zimbabwe — 2 nights

Sunshine City

Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stop by kiki's gallery, make a trip to Raintree Venue, and then get your bearings at Mt Pleasant Library. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary and then take in the exciting artwork at Shona Sculpture Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Harare trip planner.

You can fly from Nairobi to Harare in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from East Africa Time (EAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nairobi in June since evenings lows in Harare dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to fly 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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