15 days in Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

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1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
3
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
5
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
6
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights


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3
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through Giraffe Centre, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nairobi travel route builder site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Nairobi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. November in Nairobi sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

3
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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 7th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in November; daily highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve reach 23°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
On the 8th (Fri), stroll through Retima Hippo Pool. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park takes 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Serengeti National Park can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

2
nights
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarangire National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park takes 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Tarangire National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Change things up with a short trip to Nungwi Beach in Nungwi (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, walk around Forodhani Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, and stop by Aromas of Zanzibar.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Tarangire National Park to Zanzibar City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tarangire National Park in November, with highs in Zanzibar City at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Nungwi Beach, Cheetah's Rock
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

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