14 days in Kenya Itinerary

14 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly
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Malindi
— 2 nights
Fly to Mombasa, Taxi to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 2 nights
Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 2 nights
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Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa, Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive
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Nairobi
— 4 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mara Triangle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Mara North Conservancy and then stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip maker app.

Abuja, Nigeria to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Abuja to Maasai Mara National Reserve due to the time zone difference. In December, Maasai Mara National Reserve is much colder than Abuja - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Local Ocean Conservation, kick back and relax at Watamu Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watamu National Marine Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Malindi tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Malindi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Malindi: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Malindi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, stroll through Haller Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at Fitness For Life GYM. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mombasa travel route builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Malindi to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malindi in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mombasa, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable tour with Skydive Diani, and then see Marco Polo Safaris. On your second day here, stroll through Diani Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Diani Beach planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mombasa to Diani Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

1
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Tsavo National Park East

Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tsavo National Park East day trip tool.

Do a combination of car, ferry, and train from Diani Beach to Tsavo National Park East in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nairobi.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
Highlights from your trip

4
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Nairobi

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 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum, try to win big at Ngong Racecourse, and see Off-Road Tours.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nairobi trip planning site.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Nairobi in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. In December, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:

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.