33 days in Kenya Itinerary

33 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya travel 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
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Lamu Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Watamu
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mombasa
— 5 nights
Ferry to Likoni, Drive to Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
— 5 nights
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Drive to Likoni, Ferry to Mombasa, Drive to Mombasa, Fly to Wasini Island
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Wasini Island
— 1 night
Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
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Drive to Kibwezi, Train to Nairobi, Fly to Samburu
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Samburu National Reserve
— 1 night
Fly
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Nairobi
— 8 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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Mara Naboisho Conservancy.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Narok day trip planner.

London, UK to Narok is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Narok is 3 hours. Traveling from London in November, you will find days in Narok are much hotter (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Narok

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mara Triangle and Musiara Swamp. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Olare Orok Conservancy and Safaris. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Narok to Maasai Mara National Reserve by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Narok in November: highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lamu Island.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:

Lamu Island

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Lamu Museum and then steep yourself in history at Lamu Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Siyu Fort.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lamu Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Lamu Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in November: high temperatures in Lamu Island hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Lamu Island

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:

Watamu

— 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Local Ocean Conservation and Off-Road Tours. Get in touch with nature at Tribe Watersports and Isola dell'Amore. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins, stroll through Mida Creek, soothe aching muscles at Yoga at Watamu Treehouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Tartarughe.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Watamu day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lamu Island to Watamu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Watamu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:

Mombasa

— 5 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Mombasa Memorial Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jumba la Mtwana and Fort Jesus Museum. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Nyali Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and stop by Akamba Handicraft.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mombasa tour itinerary planner.

You can 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. In November, daytime highs in Mombasa are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Diani Beach.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 28:

Diani Beach

— 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like African Bush & Beach Adventures - Day tours and Safaris. Escape the urban bustle at Diani Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Colobus Conservation, delve into the lush surroundings at Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Diani, and tee off at Leisure Golf Club.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Diani Beach online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mombasa to Diani Beach by combination of ferry and car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Diani Beach can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Wasini Island.

Things to do in Diani Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 3:

Wasini Island

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): examine the world of marine life with Wasini's Blue Whale Boat Operators.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Wasini Island trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Diani Beach to Wasini Island takes 4 hours. Traveling from Diani Beach in December, you will find days in Wasini Island are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (31°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Wasini Island

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
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Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

Plan my day in Tsavo National Park East using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of train and car from Wasini Island to Tsavo National Park East in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and car; or do a combination of flight, taxi, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip

Samburu National Reserve

— 1 night
On the 6th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Shaba National Reserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Samburu National Reserve tour app.

Traveling by combination of car, train, and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Samburu National Reserve takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:
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Nairobi

— 8 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.
Get some historical perspective at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages and Nairobi War Cemetery. Appreciate the collections at Karen Blixen Museum and Aero Club of East Africa (ACEA). Spend the 9th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, stroll through Giraffe Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, and stop by Anselm's Kitengela Hot Glass.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nairobi journey maker app.

Getting from Samburu National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 14:

Kenya travel guide

4.3
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.