15 days in Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Kenya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kenya itinerary planner

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Fly
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Nairobi
— 4 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mombasa
— 3 nights
Train to Mtito Andei, Drive to Tsavo National Park East
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Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Naivasha
— 2 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Amritsar

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Nairobi

— 4 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 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 24th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the galleries of Karen Blixen Museum, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nairobi trip builder tool.

Amritsar, India to Nairobi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Amritsar to Nairobi. Traveling from Amritsar in October, expect nights in Nairobi to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:

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

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planning website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in October; daily highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mombasa.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Diani Beach (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Diani Beach). Spend the 29th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mombasa online trip builder.

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Mombasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, things will get much hotter in Mombasa: highs are around 35°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:

Tsavo National Park East

— 1 night
On the 31st (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tsavo National Park East trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
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Lake Nakuru National Park

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Lake Nakuru.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lake Nakuru National Park day trip app.

You can drive from Tsavo National Park East to Lake Nakuru National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. October in Lake Nakuru National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Naivasha.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:
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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 2nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Naivasha trip app.

Drive from Lake Nakuru National Park to Naivasha in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Naivasha are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naivasha

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

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.