17 days in Kenya Itinerary

17 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Mombasa
— 2 nights
2
Malindi
— 2 nights
3
Diani Beach
— 3 nights
4
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
5
Nairobi
— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Imani Collective, enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mombasa visit planner.

Gainesville, USA to Mombasa is an approximately 28-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Gainesville to Mombasa. When traveling from Gainesville in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mombasa: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nyali Beach ©
Nyali Beach

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 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Marafa-Hells Kitchen and then kick back and relax at Che Shale Beach. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Local Ocean Conservation.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Malindi journey builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mombasa to Malindi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Malindi can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Malindi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Watamu
Highlights from your plan
Che Shale Beach ©
Che Shale Beach
Local Ocean Conservation ©
Local Ocean Conservation
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Colobus Conservation and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get outdoors at Diani Beach and Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Diani Beach trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and car from Malindi to Diani Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Malindi in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Diani Beach, with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Colobus Conservation ©
Colobus Conservation
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Olare Orok Conservancy and Mara North Conservancy. Escape the urban bustle at Mara Triangle and Musiara Swamp. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Diani Beach to Maasai Mara National Reserve by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop) and Upepo Photography Gallery. Visiting Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nairobi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. June in Nairobi sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

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

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