15 days in Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya travel route planner

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Mombasa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Diani Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Likoni, Bus to Malindi
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Malindi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Drive
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Samburu National Reserve
— 1 day
Fly
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Nairobi
— 4 nights
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Mombasa

— 2 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nguuni Nature Sanctuary and Dazzle Jewellers. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Haller Park. It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town and enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip planning website.

London, UK to Mombasa is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in November, with highs in Mombasa at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Diani Beach

— 1 night
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.
On the 5th (Fri), push the limits with Wild Coast Air Safaris and then see Vumbi Jeep Safaris.

Planning Diani Beach trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Diani Beach is just a stone's throw from Mombasa. In November in Diani Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Diani Beach

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Malindi

— 2 nights
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 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mangrove Boardwalk Mida Creek and then pause for some serene contemplation at Portuguese Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Malindi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Diani Beach to Malindi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Malindi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Maasai Mara National Reserve

— 2 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
On the 8th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Eluai Plain and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve vacation planner.

You can fly from Malindi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Malindi in November, you will find days in Maasai Mara National Reserve are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are much colder (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks
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Samburu National Reserve

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take an exotic tour of Elephant Watch Camp & Safaris.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Samburu National Reserve visit site.

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Samburu National Reserve takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Nairobi

— 4 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Karen Blixen Museum and Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ngong Hills and Upepo Photography Gallery. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Jossy Travel - African Safaris, stroll the grounds of Nairobi War Cemetery, and look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop).

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Samburu National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
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.