14 days in Kenya Itinerary

14 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Fly
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Nairobi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
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Drive to Mtito Andei, Train to Mariakani, Drive to Gede
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Gede
— 1 night
Fly
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Diani Beach
— 1 night
Ferry to Mombasa, Fly to Masai Mara
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport

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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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, explore the galleries of Upepo Photography Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi sightseeing planner.

Genoa, Italy to Nairobi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to East Africa Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Genoa in August, expect Nairobi to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:

Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsavo National Park East online trip planner.

Getting from Nairobi to Tsavo National Park East by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gede.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
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Gede

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and then take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Gede trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of car and train from Tsavo National Park East to Gede in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, train, taxi, and flight. In August in Gede, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Gede

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Diani Beach

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then kick back and relax at Diani Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Diani Beach trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Gede to Diani Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gede in August since evenings lows in Diani Beach dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

Maasai Mara National Reserve

— 3 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 11th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve route builder app.

Getting from Diani Beach to Maasai Mara National Reserve by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

Mount Kenya National Park

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Lewis Glacier and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kenya.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Mount Kenya National Park online route planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Mount Kenya National Park in 6 hours. August in Mount Kenya National Park sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Naivasha.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Crescent Island Game Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Naivasha trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Mount Kenya National Park to Naivasha in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Naivasha can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
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.