14 days in Kenya Itinerary

14 days in Kenya Itinerary

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14 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Naivasha
— 1 night
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  6​h
4
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Watamu
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
7
Mombasa
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Nairobi

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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, wildlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stop by Penny Winter Boutique.

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Ahmedabad, India to Nairobi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Nairobi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in December: highs in Nairobi hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Nakuru.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lake Nakuru National Park trip planning app .

You can drive from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nairobi in December since evenings lows in Lake Nakuru National Park dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Naivasha.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parks Nature
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru

1
night
Naivasha

Naivasha ©
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 6th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Hell's Gate National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Naivasha holiday planner.

You can drive from Lake Nakuru National Park to Naivasha in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Naivasha can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks Nature
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Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Tsavo East.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tsavo National Park East online trip builder .

You can do a combination of car and train from Naivasha to Tsavo National Park East in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks Wildlife
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

3
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve

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 9th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

2
nights
Watamu

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Mida Creek and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watamu National Marine Park. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Local Ocean Conservation, then delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, and then get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Watamu trip builder app .

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Watamu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December, expect nights in Watamu to be warmer, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Gede
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Mida Creek ©
Mida Creek

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Haller Park and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mombasa trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Mombasa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Watamu in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mombasa, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

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