22 days in Kenya Itinerary

22 days in Kenya Itinerary

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Nairobi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Kenya National Park
— 1 night
Fly
4
Samburu National Reserve
— 2 nights
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Fly to Nairobi Wilson, Train to Kibwezi, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
5
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive
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Watamu
— 3 nights
+2
Drive to Mombasa, Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa
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Mombasa
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 5 nights
Fly

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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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 6th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, see Off-Road Tours, admire the striking features of African Heritage House, and hike along Karura Forest.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nairobi road trip website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Nairobi. In November, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 7:

1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Smile to Africa Adventure and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru.

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Getting from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Traveling from Nairobi in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Lake Nakuru National Park, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mount Kenya National Park.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8:

1
night
Mount Kenya National Park

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kenya.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mount Kenya National Park day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Nakuru National Park to Mount Kenya National Park. Traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mount Kenya National Park, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Mount Kenya National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Samburu National Reserve

Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Shaba National Reserve. On the next day, take an exotic tour of Elephant Watch Camp & Safaris.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Samburu National Reserve trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Mount Kenya National Park to Samburu National Reserve by flight takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

On the 12th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

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Traveling by combination of flight, train, and car from Samburu National Reserve to Tsavo National Park East takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Watamu.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
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.
Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and relax and rejuvenate at Yoga at Watamu Treehouse.

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You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Watamu in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. November in Watamu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Watamu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Diani Beach, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then get a dose of the wild on Jackal Adventure Safaris.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Diani Beach trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Watamu to Diani Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car. In November in Diani Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:

3
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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.
Spend the 19th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Haller Park, wander the streets of Old Town, buy something for everyone on your list at Nyali Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Diani Beach to Mombasa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. November in Mombasa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

5
nights
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 20th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 21st (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planning website.

You can fly from Mombasa to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Mombasa in November, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

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.