28 days in Kenya Itinerary

28 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naivasha
— 2 nights
2
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
3
Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
4
Samburu National Reserve
— 1 night
5
Isiolo
— 1 night
6
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
7
Mombasa
— 4 nights
8
Diani Beach
— 3 nights
9
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
10
Nairobi
— 8 nights

2
nights
Naivasha

Naivasha ©
Nestled on the shore of the eponymous lake, the market town of Naivasha boasts an enviable location and serves as gateway to several national parks, including Hell's Gate--inspiration for the landscapes of Disney's "The Lion King." Boating among the hippos of the vast, placid lake; camping; and bird-watching top the list of things to do in Naivasha.
When in Naivasha, make a side trip to see Mount Longonot in Maai Mahiu, approximately Maai Mahiu away. Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Hell's Gate National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Crescent Island Game Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha, and see the interesting displays at Enashipai Maa Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Naivasha trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Naivasha is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Naivasha is 2 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Naivasha, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Naivasha, Mount Longonot
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Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Mount Longonot ©
Mount Longonot

1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake Nakuru National Park travel route planning app.

Drive from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lake Nakuru National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature Parks
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru

1
night
Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya National Park ©
On the 28th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kenya.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Kenya National Park online driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Lake Nakuru National Park to Mount Kenya National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Nature Parks
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Mount Kenya ©
Mount Kenya

1
night
Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Reserve ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shaba National Reserve.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Samburu National Reserve travel route planning app.

You can fly from Mount Kenya National Park to Samburu National Reserve in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Isiolo.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Nature Parks
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Shaba National Reserve ©
Shaba National Reserve

1
night
Isiolo

Isiolo ©
Isiolo is a town in the former Eastern Province, Kenya. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Isiolo route planner.

You can drive from Samburu National Reserve to Isiolo in 1.5 hours. In June in Isiolo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Isiolo

Wildlife Parks
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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy ©
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll through Tsavo East.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tsavo National Park East tour itinerary app.

Getting from Isiolo to Tsavo National Park East by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife Parks
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

4
nights
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.
Spend the 2nd (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, see Off-Road Tours, get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum, and stop by Imani Collective.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mombasa tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. July in Mombasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Diani Beach

Diani Beach ©
On a vacation in Diani Beach, a bustling resort town on Kenya's eastern coast, you can take advantage of a pristine sandy shore fringed by a verdant forest.
Spend the 8th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Diani Beach, stop by Sand & Sea Beach Shop, stroll through Colobus Conservation, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Diani Beach driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mombasa to Diani Beach takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Colobus Conservation ©
Colobus Conservation

4
nights
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.
Spend the 9th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 10th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Fly from Diani Beach to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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nights
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 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 17th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi journey site.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Nairobi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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