22 days in Kenya Itinerary

22 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Fly
1
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 1 night
Fly
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Malindi
— 4 nights
Fly to Mombasa, Taxi to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 4 nights
Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
4
Diani Beach
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Tsavo National Park West
— 1 night
Drive to Kilimanjaro, Fly to Mount Kenya National Park
6
Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Drive
7
Nanyuki Town
— 2 nights
Fly
8
Nairobi
— 4 nights

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Maasai Mara National Reserve

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
On the 20th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve tour itinerary builder website.

Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nairobi in March, things will get slightly colder in Maasai Mara National Reserve: highs are around 28°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

4
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Local Ocean Conservation and Che Shale Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with a short trip to Watamu National Marine Park in Watamu (about 42 minutes away). There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Marafa-Hells Kitchen and get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Malindi trip app.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Malindi in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in March: highs in Malindi hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Malindi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

4
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.
Visit Kikambala Beach and Bamburi Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Imani Collective. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mombasa online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Malindi to Mombasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Colobus Conservation and Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve. Discover out-of-the-way places like Slave Caves and The Diani Beach Shopping Centre. Spend the 30th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Snake Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Diani Beach attractions planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mombasa to Diani Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Diani Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tsavo National Park West.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

1
night
Tsavo National Park West

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mzima Springs.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tsavo National Park West online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Diani Beach to Tsavo National Park West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. In April in Tsavo National Park West, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park West

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Mount Kenya National Park

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kenya.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mount Kenya National Park trip planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Tsavo National Park West to Mount Kenya National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and flight. In April, Mount Kenya National Park is slightly colder than Tsavo National Park West - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Nanyuki Town.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Nanyuki Town

Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, stroll through Ol Pejeta Conservancy, and then make a trip to Equator Marker. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nanyuki Town online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Kenya National Park to Nanyuki Town. In April in Nanyuki Town, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Nanyuki Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Karura Forest and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Aero Club of East Africa (ACEA) and Fundii Centre for the Arts. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at The Hub Karen, stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, stop by Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), and steep yourself in history at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Nairobi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nanyuki Town to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Kenya travel guide

4.2
Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.