13 days in Nairobi, Maasai Mara National Reserve & Mombasa Itinerary

13 days in Nairobi, Maasai Mara National Reserve & Mombasa Itinerary

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Nairobi
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
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Nairobi
— 1 night
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Mombasa
— 5 nights
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Nairobi
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nairobi tour builder.

Cairo, Egypt to Nairobi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. In December, Nairobi is somewhat warmer than Cairo - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

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Safaris

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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 16th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 17th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nairobi in December: high temperatures in Maasai Mara National Reserve hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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

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Nairobi

Nairobi ©

Green City in the Sun

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre and then stroll through Giraffe Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip builder website.

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

Shopping · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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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.
Visit Diani Beach and Nyali Beach for some beach relaxation. For shopping fun, head to Imani Collective or Nyali Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Mombasa: Diani Beach (Skydive Diani & Dolphin & Whale Watching). Spend the 21st (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through Haller Park and get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mombasa trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Nairobi to Mombasa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nairobi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Mombasa: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Nairobi

Nairobi ©

Green City in the Sun

Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll through Nairobi National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nairobi online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Mombasa to Nairobi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mombasa in December, with highs in Nairobi at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

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