15 days in Kenya, Mozambique & Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Kenya, Mozambique & Tanzania Itinerary

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15 days in Kenya, Mozambique & Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tofo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
4
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Mombasa, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

5
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
Kids will enjoy David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Nairobi National Park. Spend the 9th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Giraffe Centre, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest, and trek along Elephant Hill.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nairobi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Nairobi reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris

1
night
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
On the 11th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Praça da Independência and then admire the striking features of Casa do Ferro (The Iron House).

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maputo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Central African Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Nairobi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maputo, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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2
nights
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 13th (Fri), stroll through Praia do Tofo and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tofo trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Tofo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Tofo

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo

3
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nungwi Beach and Nakupenda Beach. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheetah's Rock, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Zanzibar City in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tofo to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tofo in July; daily highs in Zanzibar City reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, Nungwi Beach
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Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

3
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

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.
Family-friendly places like Diani Beach and Haller Park will thrill your kids. When in Mombasa, make a side trip to see Sand & Sea Beach Shop in Diani Beach, approximately 1 hour away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, meet the residents at Mombasa Butterfly House, take some stellar pictures from Crystal Estate Properties, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nyali Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Mombasa takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

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