29 days in Kenya Itinerary

29 days in Kenya Itinerary

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29 days in Kenya Itinerary

Nairobi
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Diani Beach
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  45​min
Mombasa
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h
Watamu
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Amboseli National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
Tsavo National Park East
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Naivasha
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Nakuru
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
Nairobi
— 6 nights
Nairobi

2
days
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.
On the 16th (Fri), play a few rounds at Leisure Golf Club and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take a peaceful walk through Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Colobus Conservation.

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Nairobi to Diani Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and car; or drive. Traveling from Nairobi in February, expect Diani Beach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Mombasa.

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Diani Beach
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Colobus Conservation
Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest ©
Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest

4
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.
Get outdoors at Diani Beach and Nyali Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mombasa: Diani Beach (Chui Adventure Centre - CLOSED & Sand & Sea Beach Shop). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 18th (Sun) at Wild Waters. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take a stroll through Old Town, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bamburi Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mombasa attractions planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Mombasa in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Wild Waters ©
Wild Waters
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Watamu National Marine Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia delle Tartarughe, explore the activities along Mida Creek, make a trip to Malindi, and relax in the rural setting at Bio-Ken Snake Farm.

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Getting from Mombasa to Watamu by combination of flight and taxi takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. February in Watamu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Watamu

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Side Trip

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

2
days
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.
On the 26th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Amboseli National Park. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Observation Hill and then stroll through Selenkay Conservancy.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Amboseli National Park day trip site .

Getting from Watamu to Amboseli National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Watamu in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amboseli National Park, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Selenkay Conservancy
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Amboseli National Park ©
Amboseli National Park
Selenkay Conservancy ©
Selenkay Conservancy
Observation Hill ©
Observation Hill

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.
Visiting Mara Triangle and Safaris will get you outdoors. Spend the 1st (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve tour planner.

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. Traveling from Amboseli National Park in February, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be slightly colder, temps between 25°C and 13°C. On the 4th (Sun), you're off toTsavo National Park East.

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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

1
day
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 5th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Forbidden Zone and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Tsavo National Park East takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in March, with highs in Tsavo National Park East at 36°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Naivasha.

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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Island Game Park. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Naivasha holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Tsavo National Park East to Naivasha takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Tsavo National Park East in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Naivasha, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Nakuru.

Things to do in Naivasha

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Mount Longonot
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Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Mount Longonot ©
Mount Longonot

2
days
Nakuru

Nakuru ©
Nakuru is the fourth-largest city in Kenya, the capital of Nakuru County and former capital of the Rift Valley Province. On the 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Kariandusi Museum, then explore the activities along Lake Nakuru, and then look for gifts at KraftyArtZ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Baboons & Vervits.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nakuru trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Naivasha to Nakuru takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Nakuru can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Nairobi.

Things to do in Nakuru

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Lake Nakuru National Park
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
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Baboons & Vervits

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Step out of Nairobi with an excursion to Kiambethu Tea Farm in Limuru--about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Giraffe Centre, stop by Utamaduni Craft Centre, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nairobi Mamba Village.

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Getting from Nakuru to Nairobi by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nairobi when traveling from Nakuru in March, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

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Side Trips

Great Rift Valley, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kiambethu Farm
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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