24 days in Kenya Itinerary

24 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nairobi
— 4 nights
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 5 nights
3
Amboseli National Park
— 1 night
4
Watamu
— 4 nights
5
Mombasa
— 4 nights
6
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 day
7
Naivasha
— 1 night

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nairobi National Park and Giraffe Centre. Spend the 21st (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, get a taste of life in the country at Mugie Ranch, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at GP Karting.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip planning tool.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Nairobi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gothenburg to Nairobi is 2 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Gothenburg in December: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Mugie Ranch
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

5
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 26th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 27th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy, look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip website.

Fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nairobi in December, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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

1
night
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 find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amboseli National Park trip tool.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Amboseli National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December, with highs in Amboseli National Park at °C and lows at °C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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4
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Safaris and Mida Creek. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Watamu online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Amboseli National Park to Watamu takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Amboseli National Park in December, Watamu is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Mombasa

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Diani Beach and Haller Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip planner.

Drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

1
day
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 9th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tsavo National Park East trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Naivasha.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife Parks
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Naivasha, stroll through Crescent Island Game Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Enashipai Maa Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Naivasha online travel route builder.

Drive from Tsavo National Park East to Naivasha in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, and shuttle. January in Naivasha sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Naivasha
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Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Enashipai Maa Museum ©
Enashipai Maa Museum

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