17 days in Kenya Itinerary

17 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Start: Nairobi
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Amboseli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Mombasa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Naivasha
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  2 h
8
Nairobi
— 4 nights
End: Nairobi

3
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 17th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 15th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve online travel planner.

Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

1
night
Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park ©
On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
On the 18th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Hill.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amboseli National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Amboseli National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July in Amboseli National Park, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tsavo National Park East.
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Observation Hill ©
Observation Hill

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 19th (Sun), stroll through Tsavo East.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tsavo National Park East trip planner.

Getting from Amboseli National Park to Tsavo National Park East by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Mombasa.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks Wildlife
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

3
nights
Mombasa

Mombasa ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mombasa: Diani Beach (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Diani Beach, &more). Spend the 20th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, browse the different shops at Nyali Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mombasa road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Diani Beach, Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Fort Jesus Museum ©
Fort Jesus Museum

1
night
Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kenya.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mount Kenya National Park road trip planning website.

Fly from Mombasa to Mount Kenya National Park in 5.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mombasa in July, with highs in Mount Kenya National Park at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Nature Parks
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Mount Kenya ©
Mount Kenya

1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
On the 24th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru.

Plan my day in Lake Nakuru National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Kenya National Park to Lake Nakuru National Park. In July, daytime highs in Lake Nakuru National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature Parks
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru

2
nights
Naivasha

Naivasha ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Enashipai Maa Museum, thenstroll through Crescent Island Game Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Naivasha trip site.

Traveling by car from Lake Nakuru National Park to Naivasha takes 2 hours. In July in Naivasha, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Nairobi.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Naivasha
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Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Enashipai Maa Museum ©
Enashipai Maa Museum

4
nights
Nairobi

Nairobi ©
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 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 30th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Penny Winter Boutique, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and browse the different shops at The Hub Karen.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nairobi road trip planning tool.

Traveling by shuttle from Naivasha to Nairobi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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