15 days in Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Kenya Itinerary

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15 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  29​h
1
Nairobi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Amboseli National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
4
Watamu
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
5
Mombasa
— 1 night
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  30​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

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.
Spend the 23rd (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, admire all the interesting features of Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park, and view the masterpieces at Upepo Photography Gallery.

Before you visit Nairobi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Nairobi is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Nairobi: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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.
Spend the 26th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 28th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Amboseli National Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amboseli National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Amboseli National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Amboseli National Park are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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Amboseli National Park ©
Amboseli National Park

2
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.
On the 31st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia delle Tartarughe, take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins, and then take a peaceful walk through Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Watamu trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Amboseli National Park to Watamu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Amboseli National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Watamu, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Gede
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Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest ©
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and then kick back and relax at Bamburi Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Mombasa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Watamu in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Mombasa, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Bamburi Beach ©
Bamburi Beach
Nyali Beach ©
Nyali Beach

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