13 days in Kenya Itinerary

13 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Karen Blixen Museum and Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages. Spend the 30th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, admire the masterpieces at Nairobi Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Cathedral, and get your game on at GP Karting.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nairobi visit planning tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Nairobi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Cape Town to Nairobi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cape Town in May since evenings lows in Nairobi dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

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

3
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 3rd (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 5th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Getting from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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

1
day
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll through Tsavo East.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tsavo National Park East day trip planning app.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Tsavo National Park East by combination of flight and car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks Wildlife
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Watamu National Marine Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Watamu trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tsavo National Park East to Watamu takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Gede Ruins
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

2
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.
On the 9th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Old Town and then stroll through Haller Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Watamu in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mombasa, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park
Fort Jesus Museum ©
Fort Jesus Museum

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