11 days in Kenya Itinerary

11 days in Kenya Itinerary

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11 days in Kenya Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Mombasa
— 3 nights
train + Drive:  6​h
2
Tsavo National Park East
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Nairobi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Doha

3
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.
Step out of Mombasa with an excursion to Diani Beach in Diani Beach--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, and look for gifts at Imani Collective.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mombasa trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Mombasa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Doha in August, plan for much colder days in Mombasa, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Safaris
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

1
night
Tsavo National Park East

Tsavo National Park East ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Tsavo East.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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 14th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 15th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip app .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Nairobi.

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

3
nights
Nairobi

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, wildlife, museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, stop by Utamaduni Craft Centre, admire the striking features of African Heritage House, and explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi day trip planning app .

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. August in Nairobi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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