9 days in Serengeti National Park, Maasai Mara National Reserve & Diani Beach Itinerary

9 days in Serengeti National Park, Maasai Mara National Reserve & Diani Beach Itinerary

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9 days in Serengeti National Park, Maasai Mara National Reserve & Diani Beach Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly + Taxi:  15 h 30 min
1
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Diani Beach, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Grumeti River.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park online route planner.

Mumbai, India to Serengeti National Park is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern African Time (EAT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

3
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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 15th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp, and identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve holiday planner.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
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Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides

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nights
Diani Beach, Kenya

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Colobus Conservation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gazi Mangrove Boardwalk, and then stroll through Diani Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Snake Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Diani Beach route builder tool.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Diani Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Diani Beach

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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Colobus Conservation ©
Colobus Conservation

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