27 days in Kenya Itinerary

27 days in Kenya Itinerary

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27 days in Kenya Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Nairobi
— 4 nights
bus + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Mount Kenya National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Aberdare National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + bus:  11​h 30​min
Mombasa
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
Amboseli National Park
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
Watamu
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
Malindi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
Samburu District
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
Tsavo National Park East
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Lamu Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Mumbai

3
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.
Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 17th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, and examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum.

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Mumbai, India to Nairobi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mumbai to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in September; daily highs in Nairobi reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lake Nakuru National Park.

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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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2
days
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then explore the activities along Lake Nakuru.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Nakuru National Park online tour itinerary maker .

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nairobi in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Lake Nakuru National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
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Baboons & Vervits
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

2
days
Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Kenya National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Kenya National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Mount Kenya National Park travel route site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lake Nakuru National Park to Mount Kenya National Park. On the 29th (Sun), you're off tohome.

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Mount Kenya ©
Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya National Park ©
Mount Kenya National Park

1
day
Aberdare National Park

Aberdare National Park
See herds of elephants and buffalos and enjoy a view of spectacular waterfalls at Aberdare National Park, encompassing a wide range of landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Kereita Cave and Waterfall.

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Explore your travel options from Mount Kenya National Park to Aberdare National Park with the Route module. On the 24th (Tue), you're off toMombasa.

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1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mombasa road trip website .

Do a combination of car and bus from Aberdare National Park to Mombasa in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Mombasa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amboseli National Park.

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Safaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Amboseli National Park.

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You can fly from Mombasa to Amboseli National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mombasa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amboseli National Park, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

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Amboseli National Park ©
Amboseli National Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Mara Triangle. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Amboseli National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Amboseli National Park, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Watamu.

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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

2
days
Watamu

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Mida Creek, then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins, and then make a trip to Malindi. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Watamu National Marine Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Watamu route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Watamu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in September: high temperatures in Watamu hover around 33°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Malindi.

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Gede
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek

2
days
Malindi

Malindi ©
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 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Malindi Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Vasco da Gama Pillar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Che Shale Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Marafa-Hells Kitchen.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Malindi trip builder website .

Malindi is just a short distance from Watamu. In October in Malindi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Samburu District.

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Marafa-Hells Kitchen ©
Marafa-Hells Kitchen
Che Shale Beach ©
Che Shale Beach
Vasco da Gama Pillar ©
Vasco da Gama Pillar

1
day
Samburu District

Samburu District
For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Samburu District online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Malindi to Samburu District in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Mon).
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2
days
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 5th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East. On the next day, stroll through Forbidden Zone.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tsavo National Park East visit planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Samburu District to Tsavo National Park East takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Tsavo National Park East can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

1
day
Lamu Island

Lamu Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Lamu Old Town, then partake in some friendly competition at Lamu Mysteries, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Siyu Fort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lamu Island sightseeing planning website .

Getting from Tsavo National Park East to Lamu Island by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tsavo National Park East in October since evenings lows in Lamu Island dip to 28°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Lamu Old Town ©
Lamu Old Town
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Lamu Museum

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