14 days in Kenya & Ukunda Itinerary

14 days in Kenya & Ukunda Itinerary

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Nairobi
— 3 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
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Naivasha
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
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Drive to Mtito Andei, Train to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 3 nights
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 1 night
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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 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, get a bird's-eye view with Air Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and browse the exhibits of Upepo Photography Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip tool.

Berlin, Germany to Nairobi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Nairobi is 2 hours. In October in Nairobi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) 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 24th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 23rd (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in October; daily highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly to Naivasha.
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Naivasha — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Hell's Gate National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Naivasha trip maker 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. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, expect nights in Naivasha to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.
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Lake Nakuru National Park — 1 night

On the 27th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Nakuru.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Nakuru National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tsavo National Park East.
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Tsavo National Park East — 1 night

On the 28th (Fri), stroll through Tsavo East.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tsavo National Park East planning website.

Traveling by car from Lake Nakuru National Park to Tsavo National Park East takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Diani Beach.
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Diani Beach — 3 nights

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.
Umbrella & Simo Kenya Tours and Safaris has been added to your itinerary. Spend the 31st (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 29th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

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You can do a combination of car, train, and ferry from Tsavo National Park East to Diani Beach in 8 hours. Other options are to 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Mombasa.
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Mombasa — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by Imani Collective.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mombasa road trip website.

Getting from Diani Beach to Mombasa by combination of car and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling 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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Ukunda travel guide

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Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Skydiving
Ukunda became widely famous for its exotic powdery beaches and wildlife safaris. For most visitors, an Ukunda vacation incorporates enjoying the warm waters, trying out a variety of seafood dishes in both budget and high-class restaurants, and diving a remarkable underwater world rich in marine life. If safari experiences in forests and savannahs don't seem like your cup of tea, keep in mind that your Ukunda holiday can include visits to national parks and sanctuaries, camping, and taking dolphin-spotting dhow tours.
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