11 days in Kenya Itinerary

11 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Nairobi
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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni
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Diani Beach
— 2 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
Drive
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Bristol Airport

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Nairobi

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.
Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum, stroll through Giraffe Centre, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Hub Karen.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi online sightseeing planner.

Bristol, UK to Nairobi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Nairobi is 3 hours. August in Nairobi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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Maasai Mara National Reserve

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mara Triangle. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve online itinerary planner.

Getting from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

2
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Diani Beach

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 25th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Jackal Adventure Safaris and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Diani Beach by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Tsavo National Park East

Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll through Tsavo East.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tsavo National Park East online day trip 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 by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Naivasha travel route planning website.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Naivasha in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and taxi; or do a combination of car, train, and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Naivasha can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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.