31 days in Kenya & Dubai Itinerary

31 days in Kenya & Dubai Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 1 day
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Nanyuki Town, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Nakuru, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Naivasha, Kenya
— 1 night
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Amboseli National Park, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Tsavo National Park West, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 1 day

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
On the 22nd (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter, take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort, then get engrossed in the history at Etihad Museum, then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Mamzar Beach Park.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dubai trip builder.

Funchal, Portugal to Dubai is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Funchal to Dubai, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Funchal in May, expect Dubai to be much hotter, temps between 100°F and 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Dubai

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Nairobi, Kenya

— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Aero Club of East Africa (ACEA) and Fundii Centre for the Arts. Your inner history buff will appreciate All Saints Cathedral and Nairobi War Cemetery. Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Karura Forest, take a stroll through Kibera, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Samburu National Reserve.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi road trip planning app.

You can fly from Dubai to Nairobi in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Nairobi is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in May: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 75°F and lows are around 62°F. You will leave for Nanyuki Town on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Nanyuki Town, Kenya

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, don't miss a visit to Equator Marker, and then stroll through Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Solio Game Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nanyuki Town trip planner.

You can fly from Nairobi to Nanyuki Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daily temperatures in Nanyuki Town can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Nakuru.

Things to do in Nanyuki Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nakuru, Kenya

— 2 nights
Nakuru is the fourth-largest city in Kenya, the capital of Nakuru County and former capital of the Rift Valley Province. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get outside with Hisia Safaris. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Kariandusi Museum, then stop by Kenana Knitters, and then contemplate the long history of Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nakuru trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Nanyuki Town to Nakuru takes 3.5 hours. May in Nakuru sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Nakuru

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Naivasha, Kenya

— 1 night
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 30th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Oloidien, then stroll through Crater Lake Game Sanctuary, and then take an in-depth tour of Enashipai Maa Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Naivasha trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nakuru to Naivasha takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Naivasha are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 3 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Take a break from the city and head to Mara Triangle and Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Naivasha to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. You will leave for Nairobi on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Nairobi, Kenya

— 2 nights

Green City in the Sun

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Kereita Forest and then browse the exhibits of Aero Club of East Africa (ACEA). Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Nairobi War Cemetery, then take a stroll through Kibera, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Samburu National Reserve.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Amboseli National Park, Kenya

— 2 nights
On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Observation Hill and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Selenkay Conservancy.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amboseli National Park trip site.

You can fly from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nairobi in June, you will find days in Amboseli National Park are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Tsavo National Park West.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Tsavo National Park West, Kenya

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Roaring Rocks. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at LUMO Community Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tsavo National Park West visit planner.

You can drive from Amboseli National Park to Tsavo National Park West in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park West

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Tsavo National Park East, Kenya

— 2 nights
On the 9th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tsavo National Park East journey app.

Traveling by car from Tsavo National Park West to Tsavo National Park East takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
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Mombasa, Kenya

— 5 nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Nyali Centre or Akamba Handicraft. Step out of the city life by going to Diani Beach and Nguuni Nature Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Diani Beach) and Sheldrick Falls (in Kwale). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Jumba la Mtwana, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Aqua Paradise Safaris Day Tours, relax and rejuvenate at Fitness For Life GYM, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mombasa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa by combination of car and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairobi, Kenya

— 3 nights

Green City in the Sun

Explore hidden gems such as Karura Forest and Aero Club of East Africa (ACEA). Get some historical perspective at All Saints Cathedral and Nairobi War Cemetery. Enjoy Nairobi some more: take in the exciting artwork at Karen Village, try your luck at Ngong Racecourse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samburu National Reserve, and take a stroll through Kibera.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nairobi vacation planning tool.

Fly from Mombasa to Nairobi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mombasa in June; daily highs in Nairobi reach 73°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Dubai.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

City of Gold

On the 20th (Sun), try to win big at Meydan Racecourse.

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Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Dubai takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nairobi to Dubai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Nairobi in June, with highs in Dubai at 104°F and lows at 86°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Dubai

Casinos · Fun & Games
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
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.