31 days in Kenya Itinerary

31 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nairobi
— 4 nights
2
Tsavo National Park West
— 2 nights
3
Diani Beach
— 4 nights
4
Mombasa
— 4 nights
5
Malindi
— 3 nights
6
Lamu Island
— 2 nights
7
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
8
Narok
— 1 night
9
Samburu National Reserve
— 2 nights
10
Nanyuki Town
— 5 nights

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.
Do your shopping at The Hub Karen and Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop). Visiting Mount Longonot and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Take a break from Nairobi with a short trip to The Reserve at Rimpa Estates Wildlife Conservancy in Kiserian, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: hike along Ngong Hills, steep yourself in history at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nairobi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Nairobi is 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect nights in Nairobi to be cooler, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park West.

Things to do in Nairobi

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mount Longonot, The Reserve at Rimpa Estates Wildlife Conservancy
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Mount Longonot ©
Mount Longonot
Ngong Hills ©
Ngong Hills
The Hub Karen ©
The Hub Karen

2
nights
Tsavo National Park West

Tsavo National Park West ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Lunatic Line and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mzima Springs. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through LUMO Community Wildlife Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Roaring Rocks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsavo National Park West online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park West in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nairobi in July, expect Tsavo National Park West to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park West

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Mzima Springs ©
Mzima Springs
LUMO Community Wildlife Sanctuary ©
LUMO Community Wildlife Sanctuary
Lunatic Line ©
Lunatic Line

4
nights
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.
Head to The Diani Beach Shopping Centre and Baharini Plazafor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Swim with Dolphins and Safaris. Get out of town with these interesting Diani Beach side-trips: Wasini Womens Group Boardwalk (in Wasini Island) and Shimoni (Slave Caves & Wasini Island). Spend the 10th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Colobus Conservation.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Diani Beach online trip maker.

Drive from Tsavo National Park West to Diani Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shimoni, Wasini Womens Group Boardwalk
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Safaris
Colobus Conservation ©
Colobus Conservation
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Relax by the water at Nyali Beach and Bamburi Beach. Shop till you drop at Bombolulu Workshops and City Mall. When in Mombasa, make a side trip to see Good Samaritan Nature and Culture Reserve in Kilifi, approximately Kilifi away. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Mombasa Marine National Park. There's more to do: get interesting insight from Tours and take a stroll through Old Town.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mombasa day trip tool.

You can drive from Diani Beach to Mombasa in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Malindi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Good Samaritan Nature and Culture Reserve
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mombasa Marine National Park ©
Mombasa Marine National Park
Bombolulu Workshops ©
Bombolulu Workshops

3
nights
Malindi

Malindi ©
Offering pristine, palm-lined beaches, all-inclusive resorts, and warm, sunny weather, the port town of Malindi rightly established itself as one of Kenya's prime tourism spots.
Explore hidden gems such as Local Ocean Conservation and Safaris. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Marafa-Hells Kitchen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malindi: Watamu (Bio-Ken Snake Farm & Mida Creek). The adventure continues: stop by Nakumatt Malindi, enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Malindi road trip site.

Drive from Mombasa to Malindi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mombasa in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Malindi, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Lamu Island.

Things to do in Malindi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Watamu, Gede Ruins
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Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek
Local Ocean Conservation ©
Local Ocean Conservation
Safaris

2
nights
Lamu Island

Lamu Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Siyu Fort, partake in some friendly competition at Lamu Mysteries, thensteep yourself in history at Lamu Old Town, and finally see the interesting displays at Lamu Museum.

You can plan Lamu Island trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Malindi to Lamu Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 21st (Sun), you're off to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Lamu Island

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Lamu Old Town ©
Lamu Old Town
Lamu Museum ©
Lamu Museum
Siyu Fort ©
Siyu Fort

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Olare Orok Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Step out of the city life by going to Mara Triangle and Olypunyata Swamp.

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

Fly from Lamu Island to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Narok.

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
Olypunyata Swamp ©
Olypunyata Swamp

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Narok Museum and then stroll through Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Narok trip maker app.

Drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Narok in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Narok sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Narok

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Mara Naboisho Conservancy ©
Mara Naboisho Conservancy
Narok Museum ©
Narok Museum

2
nights
Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Reserve ©
On the 26th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shaba National Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reteti Elephant Santuary.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Samburu National Reserve vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Narok to Samburu National Reserve takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nanyuki Town.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Shaba National Reserve ©
Shaba National Reserve
Reteti Elephant Santuary ©
Reteti Elephant Santuary

5
nights
Nanyuki Town

Nanyuki Town ©
Take a break from the city and head to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy and Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Nanyuki Town: Meru Museum (in Meru National Park), Lewis Glacier (in Meru Town) and Mount Kenya (in Mount Kenya National Park).

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nanyuki Town trip maker tool.

Drive from Samburu National Reserve to Nanyuki Town in 3 hours. July in Nanyuki Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nanyuki Town

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kereita Cave and Waterfall, Meru Museum, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Lewis Glacier, Mount Kenya
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Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy ©
Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy ©
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Ol Pejeta Conservancy ©
Ol Pejeta Conservancy

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