13 days in Kenya Itinerary

13 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Train to Kibwezi, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive to Mtito Andei, Train to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Moscow

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Nairobi — 3 nights

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 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, browse the exhibits of Upepo Photography Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nairobi trip itinerary maker website.

Moscow, Russia to Nairobi is an approximately 15-hour flight. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in October: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.
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Tsavo National Park East — 1 night

On the 14th (Fri), stroll through Tsavo East.

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Traveling by combination of train and car from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mombasa.
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Mombasa — 3 nights

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.
Step out of Mombasa with an excursion to Diani Beach in Diani Beach--about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 17th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, see Off-Road Tours, and get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Mombasa online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and train from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve — 3 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 19th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 18th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and stroll through Eluai Plain.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planning tool.

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, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Naivasha.
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Naivasha — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Naivasha sightseeing planning tool.

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Naivasha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October: highs in Naivasha hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.
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