33 days in Kenya & Morocco Itinerary

33 days in Kenya & Morocco Itinerary

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Fly to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park
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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
— 2 nights
Drive to Nanyuki, Fly to Samburu National Reserve
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Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly to Amboseli, Drive to Tsavo National Park West
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Tsavo National Park West, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amboseli National Park, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rabat, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Meknes, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fes, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive to Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport, Fly to Baghdad

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

— 2 nights
On the 1st (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Nakuru. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Baboons & Vervits.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lake Nakuru National Park trip planning tool.

Baghdad, Iraq to Lake Nakuru National Park is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Baghdad in July: high temperatures in Lake Nakuru National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take an exotic tour of Elephant Watch Camp & Safaris. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shaba National Reserve.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Samburu National Reserve route planner.

Getting from Lake Nakuru National Park to Samburu National Reserve by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tsavo National Park West.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
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Tsavo National Park West, Kenya

— 3 nights
Get in touch with nature at Freezone Safari and Roaring Rocks.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park West travel route planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Samburu National Reserve to Tsavo National Park West in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. July in Tsavo National Park West sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park West

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Amboseli National Park, Kenya

— 3 nights
On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
Amboseli National Park is known for . Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Selenkay Conservancy and enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Hill.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Amboseli National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tsavo National Park West to Amboseli National Park takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Amboseli National Park when traveling from Tsavo National Park West in July, with lows around 18°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 3 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Step out of the city life by going to Mara Triangle and Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip planner.

You can fly from Amboseli National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 2 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.
On the 14th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairobi National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Giraffe Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nairobi day trip planning tool.

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. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marrakech.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 3 nights

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
You've now added Jardin Majorelle to your itinerary. Spend the 19th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef, and examine the collection at Marrakech Museum.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Marrakech travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Marrakech takes 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Marrakech is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Nairobi, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

Casablanca, Morocco

— 2 nights
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, cruise along The Corniche, and then look for gifts at Jerraflore.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Casablanca day trip planning app.

You can drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Marrakech in July: highs in Casablanca hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

Rabat, Morocco

— 3 nights
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jardin Zoologique de Rabat. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Chellah, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, admire the striking features of Hassan Tower, and view the masterpieces at Au Grain de Sesame.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rabat trip planner.

You can drive from Casablanca to Rabat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Casablanca in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rabat: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Meknes.

Things to do in Rabat

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:

Meknes, Morocco

— 2 nights

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ifrane National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Bab Mansour Laleuj, wander the streets of Meknes Medina, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sahrij Swani, and finally contemplate the long history of Heri es Souani.

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

You can drive from Rabat to Meknes in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Rabat in July, plan for much hotter days and little chillier nights in Meknes: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Meknes

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Fes, Morocco

— 2 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soak away your stress at local Arab baths, admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, and then take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Meknes to Fes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Fes are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 2 nights
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 29th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Kasbah Museum and then admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Akchour. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen online travel planner.

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 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.

Morocco travel guide

4.1
Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.