16 days in Kenya Itinerary

16 days in Kenya Itinerary

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16 days in Kenya Itinerary

Nairobi
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Mombasa
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h
Watamu
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Amboseli National Park
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Nairobi
— 5 nights
Nairobi

3
days
Mombasa

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.
Fort Jesus Museum and Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Diani Beach and Safaris will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Mombasa to Diani Beach to see Sand & Sea Beach Shop about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: stop by Bombolulu Workshops, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mombasa trip site .

Nairobi to Mombasa is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, Mombasa is somewhat warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
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Nyali Beach ©
Nyali Beach

3
days
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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Spiaggia delle Tartarughe. Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins and relax in the rural setting at Bio-Ken Snake Farm.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Watamu itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mombasa to Watamu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Watamu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Gede Ruins
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Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park

1
day
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 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Amboseli National Park.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amboseli National Park road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Amboseli National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Watamu in April since evenings lows in Amboseli National Park dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

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

4
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mara Triangle and Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 25th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve vacation maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Amboseli National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
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5
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nairobi National Park and Safaris. You'll explore and learn at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. There's still lots to do: stop by Utamaduni Craft Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Shopping Mall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip maker tool .

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

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

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