17 days in Kenya Itinerary

17 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Mombasa
— 2 nights
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Diani Beach
— 3 nights
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
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Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
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Nairobi
— 5 nights

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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.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at Fitness For Life GYM, and get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mombasa trip planner.

New York City, USA to Mombasa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from New York City to Mombasa due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Mombasa at 89°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park
Fort Jesus Museum ©
Fort Jesus Museum

3
nights
Diani Beach

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.
Spend the 7th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Diani Beach, identify plant and animal life at Marco Polo Safaris, and take the plunge with Skydive Diani.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Diani Beach vacation planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mombasa to Diani Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In April in Diani Beach, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Skydive Diani ©
Skydive Diani
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 8th (Thu), stroll through Tsavo East.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tsavo National Park East route planner.

Do a combination of car, ferry, and train from Diani Beach to Tsavo National Park East in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

1
night
Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kenya.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Kenya National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of car, train, and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Mount Kenya National Park in 7.5 hours. In April in Mount Kenya National Park, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Parks · Nature
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Mount Kenya ©
Mount Kenya

1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Nakuru National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Kenya National Park to Lake Nakuru National Park. In April, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

2
nights
Naivasha

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Island Game Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Enashipai Maa Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Hell's Gate National Park.

Planning Naivasha trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lake Nakuru National Park to Naivasha takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Nairobi.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Enashipai Maa Museum ©
Enashipai Maa Museum

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nights
Nairobi

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 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 16th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Giraffe Centre, browse the different shops at The Hub Karen, examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nairobi road trip planning website.

You can take a shuttle from Naivasha to Nairobi in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Naivasha in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 63°F in Nairobi. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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