22 days in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda Itinerary

22 days in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda Itinerary

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22 days in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda Itinerary

Start: Malmo, Sweden
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  13​h
1
Mombasa, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h
2
Watamu, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Arusha, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
5
Moshi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
7
Kampala, Uganda
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Malmo, Sweden

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 the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mombasa online journey planner.

Malmo, Sweden to Mombasa is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or fly. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Malmo in September; daily highs in Mombasa reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris

3
nights
Watamu, Kenya

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mida Creek and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Watamu National Marine Park. The adventure continues: get outside with Isola dell'Amore.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Watamu trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Mombasa to Watamu in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Watamu when traveling from Mombasa in September, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Watamu

Outdoors Wildlife Nature
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Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Kendwa Beach and Kuza Cave. Escape the urban bustle at Jambiani Beach and Matemwe Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zanzibar City: Tazari Caves (in Nungwi) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kiwengwa). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Christ Church Cathedral, experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm, and stop by Aromas of Zanzibar.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Watamu to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jambiani, Matemwe Beach, Tazari Caves, Kendwa Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach
Jambiani Beach ©
Jambiani Beach
Matemwe Beach ©
Matemwe Beach

3
nights
Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ngurdoto Crater. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market, examine the collection at Tanzanite Experience, and stop by Shanga & Shanga Foundation.

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Fly from Zanzibar City to Arusha in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Zanzibar City in September, expect Arusha to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
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Ngurdoto Crater ©
Ngurdoto Crater
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Moshi, Tanzania

Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Visiting Safaris and Kikuletwa Hotsprings will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Spas & Wellness. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W. and view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop.

To find ratings and tourist information, use the Moshi tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Arusha to Moshi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Moshi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas & Wellness

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nairobi National Park and Karura Forest. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and GP Karting. There's still lots to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and view the masterpieces at Upepo Photography Gallery.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nairobi trip planning tool.

Getting from Moshi to Nairobi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Karura Forest ©
Karura Forest

2
nights
Kampala, Uganda

Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Afriart Gallery, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gaddafi National Mosque, and finally stop by Kona.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kampala trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nairobi to Kampala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kampala when traveling from Nairobi in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Gaddafi National Mosque ©
Gaddafi National Mosque
Kona ©
Kona

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