30 days in Kenya Itinerary

30 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya route planner

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Mombasa
— 6 nights
Taxi to Mombasa, Fly to Malindi
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Malindi
— 3 nights
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Bus to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 5 nights
Ferry to Mombasa, Fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
Fly to Nairobi Wilson, Train to Mount Kenya National Park
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Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive to Kibwezi, Train to Nairobi
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Nairobi
— 6 nights
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Mombasa

— 6 nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours will thrill your kids. When in Mombasa, make a side trip to see 3 Degrees South in Kilifi, approximately Kilifi away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum, get your game on at Mombasa Go-Kart, kick back and relax at Nyali Beach, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Lagos, Nigeria to Mombasa is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Mombasa is 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Malindi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Malindi

— 3 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Watamu National Marine Park and Local Ocean Conservation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malindi: Gede Ruins (in Gede) and Mida Creek (in Watamu). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach and delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Malindi online itinerary planner.

Getting from Mombasa to Malindi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. February in Malindi sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Malindi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

Diani Beach

— 5 nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Diani Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Diani Beach: Coral Gardens (in Wasini Island) and Shimoni (Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve & Slave Caves). There's lots more to do: see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, meet the residents at Snake Park, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Diani Beach trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus, ferry, and car from Malindi to Diani Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in February, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:

Maasai Mara National Reserve

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 20th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Diani Beach to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Diani Beach in February, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at 71°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:

Mount Kenya National Park

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Lewis Glacier and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kenya.

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Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Mount Kenya National Park by combination of flight and train takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in February, with highs in Mount Kenya National Park at 80°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 24:

Lake Nakuru National Park

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Nakuru.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lake Nakuru National Park holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Kenya National Park to Lake Nakuru National Park. Traveling from Mount Kenya National Park in February, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Lake Nakuru National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Naivasha.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:
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Naivasha

— 2 nights
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 26th (Sat): stroll through Crescent Island Game Park and then explore the striking landscape of Hell's Gate National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Enashipai Maa Museum and then explore the activities along Lake Naivasha.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Naivasha visit planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Nakuru National Park to Naivasha takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in February, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:

Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tsavo National Park East online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Naivasha to Tsavo National Park East takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and car; or do a combination of shuttle, train, and car. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

Nairobi

— 6 nights

Green City in the Sun

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.
Bring the kids along to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Giraffe Centre. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, explore the galleries of Nairobi National Museum, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Nairobi War Cemetery.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip builder app.

You can do a combination of car and train from Tsavo National Park East to Nairobi in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In February in Nairobi, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 6:

Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.