5 days in Kenya Itinerary

5 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya itinerary builder

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Drive to Mauritius, Fly to Mombasa
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Mombasa
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 1 night
Fly
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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly to Mauritius, Drive to Pamplemousses

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Haller Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mombasa trip planner.

Pamplemousses, Mauritius to Mombasa is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Mauritius Standard Time (MUT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Mombasa

Parks · Wildlife
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Maasai Mara National Reserve

— 1 night
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 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle.

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Getting from Mombasa to Maasai Mara National Reserve by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, Maasai Mara National Reserve is cooler than Mombasa - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Nairobi

— 3 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.
Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 14th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and gain insight with Kalexy Kenya Holiday Safari and Tours.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, with highs in Nairobi at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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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.