12 days in Kenya Itinerary

12 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya route builder

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Fly
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Mombasa
— 2 nights
Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive to Amboseli, Fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nairobi
— 5 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, Train to Brussels

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Mombasa

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and then get engrossed in the history at Fort Jesus Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mombasa driving holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Mombasa is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in October: high temperatures in Mombasa hover around 35°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
On the 23rd (Sat), stroll through Tsavo East.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of train and car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

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 25th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 26th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve visit site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:

Nairobi

— 5 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.
Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 29th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, browse the exhibits of Karen Blixen Museum, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nairobi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, Nairobi is a bit warmer than Maasai Mara National Reserve - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
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.