16 days in Kenya Itinerary

16 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya visit planner

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Fly to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Drive to Narok
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Narok
— 1 night
Drive
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 4 nights
Fly to Amboseli, Drive to Tsavo National Park West
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Tsavo National Park West
— 2 nights
Train
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Wasini Island
— 1 night
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Fly to Mombasa, Drive to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 2 nights
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Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa, Drive to Watamu
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Watamu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mombasa
— 3 nights
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Narok

— 1 night
Narok is a town west of Nairobi that supports Kenya's economy in south-west of the country, along the Great Rift Valley. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Narok route builder website.

Paris, France to Narok is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Paris to Narok, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Narok. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Narok

Parks · Wildlife
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ol Kinyei Conservancy and Musiara Swamp. Spend the 18th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Narok to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tsavo National Park West.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Tsavo National Park West

— 2 nights
On the 22nd (Sun), stroll through Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Tsavo Safaris Tours.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Tsavo National Park West in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In August in Tsavo National Park West, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Wasini Island.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park West

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
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Wasini Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the world of marine life with Wasini's Blue Whale Boat Operators.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wasini Island trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Tsavo National Park West to Wasini Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Tsavo National Park West in August, expect nights in Wasini Island to be a bit warmer, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Wasini Island

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Diani Beach

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Snake Park and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at African Bush & Beach Adventures - Day tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Diani Beach day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Wasini Island to Diani Beach in 4 hours. Traveling from Wasini Island in August, Diani Beach is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Watamu

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, stroll through Local Ocean Conservation, and then soothe aching muscles at Yoga at Watamu Treehouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and then get outside with Isola dell'Amore.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Watamu road trip site.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Watamu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and taxi. August in Watamu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

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Mombasa

— 3 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.
On the 29th (Sun), kick back and relax at Nyali Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nguuni Nature Sanctuary and then don't miss a visit to Mombasa Tusks.

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Drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Watamu in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Mombasa, with lows around 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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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.