12 days in Kenya Itinerary

12 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Mombasa
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Watamu
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Amboseli National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Nairobi
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Jerusalem

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mombasa driving holiday planning website.

Jerusalem, Israel to Mombasa is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Mombasa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and then head outdoors with Isola dell'Amore. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Watamu trip website.

Traveling by car from Mombasa to Watamu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mombasa in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Watamu. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Watamu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gede
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Isola dell'Amore ©
Isola dell'Amore
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest ©
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

1
day
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll through Tsavo East.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tsavo National Park East day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Watamu to Tsavo National Park East takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks Wildlife
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

1
day
Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park
On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Amboseli National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Tsavo National Park East to Amboseli National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Amboseli National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Maasai Mara National Reserve on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mara Triangle. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Amboseli National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Amboseli National Park, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nairobi National Park and Giraffe Centre. Spend the 24th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, grab your bike and head to Karura Forest, and have some family-friendly fun at GP Karting.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Nairobi is somewhat warmer than Maasai Mara National Reserve - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Safaris
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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