12 days in Kenya Itinerary

12 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya route planner

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Fly
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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Train to Railways, Fly to Masai Mara
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni
4
Diani Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa
5
Mombasa
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Tsavo National Park East
— 2 nights
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Drive to Kibwezi, Train to Nairobi, Taxi to Kitengela, Bus to Airport Junction, Fly to London Heathrow

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Nairobi

— 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.
Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see Off-Road Tours, browse the different shops at The Hub Karen, and examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum.

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London, UK to Nairobi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

Mount Kenya National Park

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kenya.

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Fly from Nairobi to Mount Kenya National Park in 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Mount Kenya National Park when traveling from Nairobi in March, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Parks · Nature
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Maasai Mara National Reserve

— 2 nights
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 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy. On your second day here, stroll through Eluai Plain and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Mount Kenya National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Mount Kenya National Park in March, Maasai Mara National Reserve is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Diani Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Diani Beach: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Mombasa

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, soothe aching muscles at Fitness For Life GYM, and then get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Mombasa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In March in Mombasa, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Tsavo National Park East

— 2 nights
On the 15th (Mon), stroll through Tsavo East.

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Traveling by car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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.