44 days in Kenya Itinerary

44 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
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Watamu
— 5 nights
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Diani Beach
— 6 nights
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Mombasa
— 6 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 6 nights
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Narok
— 1 night
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Naivasha
— 3 nights
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 2 nights
9
Nanyuki Town
— 3 nights
10
Samburu National Reserve
— 2 nights
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Nairobi
— 8 nights

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Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 18th (Fri), stroll through Tsavo East.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East trip maker website.

Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to Watamu.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

5
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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.
Take a break from Watamu with a short trip to 3 Degrees South in Kilifi, about 56 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Mida Creek, head outdoors with Isola dell'Amore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Local Ocean Conservation, and take a peaceful walk through Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Watamu online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tsavo National Park East to Watamu by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. September in Watamu sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Diani Beach: Coral Gardens (in Wasini Island) and Shimoni (Slave Caves & Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve). Spend the 28th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach, get the adrenaline pumping with Wild Coast Air Safaris, take a peaceful walk through Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest, and see Marco Polo Safaris.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Diani Beach trip builder website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Watamu to Diani Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Watamu in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Diani Beach, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Marco Polo Safaris ©
Marco Polo Safaris
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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.
Spend the 1st (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, look for gifts at Imani Collective, get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum, and take a memorable tour with Siri Ya Kenya - Day Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mombasa travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Mombasa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. September in Mombasa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

6
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 7th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 8th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, stroll through Eluai Plain, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Mombasa to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Mombasa in October, things will get colder in Maasai Mara National Reserve: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Narok.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides

1
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Narok

Narok ©
Narok is a town west of Nairobi that supports Kenya's economy in south-west of the country, along the Great Rift Valley. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Narok online trip maker.

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Narok in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, with highs in Narok at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Narok

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mara Naboisho Conservancy ©
Mara Naboisho Conservancy

3
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Flying Fox at The Forest in Kiambu (about 1h 15 min away). Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Hell's Gate National Park. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Naivasha, stroll through Crescent Island Game Park, and get engrossed in the history at Enashipai Maa Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Naivasha trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Narok to Naivasha in 2 hours. October in Naivasha sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Flying Fox at The Forest ©
Flying Fox at The Forest

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Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at County Simba Safaris Day Tours and then explore the activities along Lake Nakuru. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Baboons & Vervits.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Nakuru National Park trip planning tool.

Drive from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park in 2 hours. In October in Lake Nakuru National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nanyuki Town.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Baboons & Vervits ©
Baboons & Vervits
County Simba Safaris Day Tours ©
County Simba Safaris Day Tours

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Nanyuki Town

Nanyuki Town ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nanyuki Town: Bongo Asili Cultural travels ltd (in Nyeri) and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (in Isiolo).

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nanyuki Town holiday site.

Traveling by car from Lake Nakuru National Park to Nanyuki Town takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Nanyuki Town can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Nanyuki Town

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ol Pejeta Conservancy ©
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy ©
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Bongo Asili Cultural travels ltd ©
Bongo Asili Cultural travels ltd

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Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Reserve ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reteti Elephant Santuary and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Elephant Watch Camp & Safaris. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Shaba National Reserve.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Samburu National Reserve visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nanyuki Town to Samburu National Reserve in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shaba National Reserve ©
Shaba National Reserve
Reteti Elephant Santuary ©
Reteti Elephant Santuary

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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 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 27th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, grab your bike and head to Karura Forest, and stroll through Giraffe Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nairobi day trip website.

Fly from Samburu National Reserve to Nairobi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Off-Road Tours
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

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