18 days in Kenya & Nungwi Itinerary

18 days in Kenya & Nungwi Itinerary

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18 days in Kenya & Nungwi Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
— 1 night
+4
taxi + shuttle + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h
4
Malindi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Mombasa, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
6
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait


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4
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, admire the striking features of African Heritage House, explore the striking landscape of Central Island National Park, and examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nairobi trip itinerary builder app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Nairobi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuwait City in October, things will get slightly colder in Nairobi: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

2
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
On the 21st (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nairobi in October, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Baboons & Vervits. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Nakuru.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Lake Nakuru National Park day trip tool .

Drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lake Nakuru National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Baboons & Vervits ©
Baboons & Vervits

2
nights
Malindi, Kenya

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Malindi trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight from Lake Nakuru National Park to Malindi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in October, you will find days in Malindi are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Malindi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
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Safaris
Watamu Beach ©
Watamu Beach

3
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

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.
Take a break from Mombasa with a short trip to Diani Beach in Diani Beach, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, look for gifts at Imani Collective, and contemplate the long history of Old Town.

Plan trip to Mombasa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Mombasa is just a stone's throw from Malindi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Malindi in October since evenings lows in Mombasa dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Diani Beach, Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
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Safaris
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

3
nights
Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Nungwi is known for beaches, wildlife, parks, adventure, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi, enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tazari Caves.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nungwi trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mombasa to Nungwi in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Nungwi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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