18 days in Kenya Itinerary

18 days in Kenya Itinerary

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1
Mombasa
— 3 nights
2
Watamu
— 3 nights
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
4
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
5
Naivasha
— 2 nights
6
Nairobi
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
When in Mombasa, make a side trip to see Diani Beach in Diani Beach, approximately Diani Beach away. There's much more to do: stroll through Haller Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Imani Collective, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mombasa trip itinerary maker tool.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Mombasa is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Mombasa. Traveling from Vilnius in January, things will get much hotter in Mombasa: highs are around 38°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Diani Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Haller Park ©
Haller Park
Safaris

3
nights
Watamu

Watamu ©
Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
Watamu is known for wildlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Watamu National Marine Park, get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mida Creek.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Watamu trip planner.

Drive from Mombasa to Watamu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. January in Watamu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Gede
Highlights from your plan
Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Spend the 21st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Watamu to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Watamu in January, plan for little chillier days in Maasai Mara National Reserve, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

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
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll through Tsavo East.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tsavo National Park East tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Tsavo National Park East takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Island Game Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Enashipai Maa Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Longonot.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naivasha online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Tsavo National Park East to Naivasha takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Nairobi.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Longonot
Highlights from your plan
Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Mount Longonot ©
Mount Longonot
Enashipai Maa Museum ©
Enashipai Maa Museum

4
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Nairobi National Park, look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), admire the striking features of African Heritage House, and examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nairobi journey builder website.

Traveling by shuttle from Naivasha to Nairobi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Naivasha in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nairobi, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

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

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