12 days in Kenya Itinerary

12 days in Kenya Itinerary

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12 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Poznan
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Mombasa
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  30​min
2
Malindi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Poznan

2
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mombasa route planning tool .

Poznan, Poland to Mombasa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Poznan to Mombasa is 2 hours. Traveling from Poznan in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Mombasa: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

2
nights
Malindi

Malindi ©
Offering pristine, palm-lined beaches, all-inclusive resorts, and warm, sunny weather, the port town of Malindi rightly established itself as one of Kenya's prime tourism spots.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the activities along Mida Creek. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Watamu Beach and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Malindi online trip itinerary builder .

Malindi is just a short distance from Mombasa. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mombasa in September since evenings lows in Malindi dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Malindi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mida Creek
Highlights from your plan
Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek
Safaris
Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Olare Orok Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Spend the 1st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Malindi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In September, Maasai Mara National Reserve is cooler than Malindi - with highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

3
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre and then stroll through Nairobi National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October; daily highs in Nairobi reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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