18 days in Tanzania & Kenya Itinerary

18 days in Tanzania & Kenya Itinerary

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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Paje, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Naivasha, Kenya
— 1 night

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©

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 outdoors at Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, grab your bike and head to Karura Forest, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi tour itinerary planner.

Medellin, Colombia to Nairobi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. While traveling from Medellin, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nairobi, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Giraffe Centre
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Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Visiting Mara Triangle and Ol Kinyei Conservancy will get you outdoors. Spend the 8th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nairobi in November, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Mara Triangle
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
On the 10th (Sun), stroll through Retima Hippo Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

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You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park in 4 hours. In November in Serengeti National Park, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paje.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Seronera
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Retima Hippo Pool
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Paje, Tanzania

Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kuza Cave Culture Centre. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Kite Dream Zanzibar and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paje attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Paje takes 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Serengeti National Park in November; daily highs in Paje reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Outdoor Activity
Kite Dream Zanzibar
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, then experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then contemplate the long history of Mtoni Palace Ruins.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Paje to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

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Mombasa, Kenya

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 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mombasa Memorial Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Jumba la Mtwana, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mombasa online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Mombasa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Naivasha.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Safari
Safaris
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World heritage site
Fort Jesus Museum
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Naivasha, Kenya

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Enashipai Maa Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hell's Gate National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Naivasha online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Naivasha takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mombasa in November: highs in Naivasha hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naivasha

Parks · Nature · Museums
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History Museum
Enashipai Maa Museum
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