57 days in Kenya Itinerary

57 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Nairobi
— 19 nights
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Isiolo
— 2 nights
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Tsavo National Park East
— 2 nights
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Mombasa
— 8 nights
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Diani Beach
— 5 nights
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Watamu
— 4 nights
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Lamu Island
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 6 nights
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Narok
— 1 night
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Naivasha
— 3 nights
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 2 nights

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Nairobi

Nairobi ©

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.
Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages and All Saints Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Nairobi National Park and Giraffe Centre. Spend the 14th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. On the 27th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, see Off-Road Tours, stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi online travel route planner.

Orlando, USA to Nairobi is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Nairobi is 8 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in October, with highs in Nairobi at 79°F and lows at 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Isiolo.

Things to do in Nairobi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 30:
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris

2
nights
Isiolo

Isiolo ©
Isiolo is a town in the former Eastern Province, Kenya. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewa Wildlife Conservation and then stroll through Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shaba National Reserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Isiolo online trip builder.

You can fly from Nairobi to Isiolo in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Isiolo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy ©
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Shaba National Reserve ©
Shaba National Reserve

2
nights
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stroll through Tsavo East.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tsavo National Park East trip planner.

You can drive from Isiolo to Tsavo National Park East in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and car; or do a combination of car, flight, and train. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Mombasa.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

8
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Jumba la Mtwana. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Haller Park. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Mombasa Memorial Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach, and try your luck at Senator Casino Mombasa Coast.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mombasa journey planning site.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. In November, daytime highs in Mombasa are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 11:
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Diani Beach and Slave Caves. Go for a jaunt from Diani Beach to Shimoni to see Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve about 2 hours away. Spend the 13th (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 15th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest, take in the exciting artwork at Diani Beach Art Gallery, and play a few rounds at Leisure Golf Club.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Diani Beach trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mombasa to Diani Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In November, daytime highs in Diani Beach are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Watamu National Marine Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins, contemplate the waterfront views at Mida Creek, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Watamu trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Watamu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Watamu are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Lamu Island.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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Lamu Island

Lamu Island ©
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Lamu Museum and then contemplate the long history of Lamu Old Town. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Siyu Fort.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lamu Island attractions planner.

Fly from Watamu to Lamu Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Lamu Island

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Lamu Old Town ©
Lamu Old Town
Lamu Museum ©
Lamu Museum
Siyu Fort ©
Siyu Fort

6
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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 Olare Orok Conservancy will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve travel planner.

You can fly from Lamu Island to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, Maasai Mara National Reserve is colder than Lamu Island - with highs of 68°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Narok.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Balloon Rides

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Narok

Narok ©
Narok is a town west of Nairobi that supports Kenya's economy in south-west of the country, along the Great Rift Valley. On the 29th (Sun), stroll through Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

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

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Narok takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Narok, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Narok

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Mara Naboisho Conservancy ©
Mara Naboisho Conservancy

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hell's Gate National Park and Crescent Island Game Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Naivasha, see the interesting displays at Enashipai Maa Museum, and stroll through Crater Lake Game Sanctuary.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Naivasha trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Narok to Naivasha in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in November, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Lake Oloidien ©
Lake Oloidien

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Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Lake Nakuru National Park driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in December, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

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