2 Weeks in Kenya — 4 Unique Itineraries for Families and Couples

By Ruru Zhou | Updated Sep. 11, 2023

With 2 weeks to explore Kenya, you would have plenty of time for several exciting itineraries. You could combine a wilderness safari with a relaxing beach vacation or embark on an unusual safari to an undeveloped park with cultural immersion. If you're looking for more choices, you could extend your trip to Tanzania, Uganda, or South Africa.

In this article, we suggest four unique 2-week itineraries for your inspiration, and each of them can be customized to your preferences.

1. 2-Week Kenya Exclusive Safari and Beach Trip for Families and Couples

This itinerary offers a blend of thrilling wildlife, cultural interactions, relaxation on beaches, and unique activities. It is the best option for families and couples who want to explore the country deeply at a comfortable pace.

See the itinerary as follows as an inspiration:

14 days kenya safari itinerary
  • Day 1: Nairobi
  • Days 2–3: Amboseli National Park
  • Days 4–5: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Days 6–7: Lake Naivasha
  • Days 8–10: Maasai Mara
  • Days 111 -13: Diani Beach
  • Day 14: Nairobi
2 weeks Kenya Safari and beach itinerary mapitinerary map

In Amboseli, you would enjoy the chance to watch elephants up close. Do you want a memorable experience there? We could arrange a lodge with picturesque views of Mount Kilimanjaro for you. 

You would spend two exclusive days in Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Enjoy an exciting time searching for black rhinos together and cherish the once-in-a-lifetime experience of spotting the white rhinos.

Then, have an interesting boat ride among hippos on Lake Naivasha.  Enjoy walking alongside wildlife, such as zebras and giraffes in Crescent Island Game Sanctuary

Enjoy game viewing and visit a tribal village in Maasai Mara. Your children could learn about the people, their different lifestyles, and their vibrant culture.

After the safaris and exploration, you would spend 2 days relaxing on the stunning white sands of Diani Beach. For a unique experience, we would arrange for you to take a snorkeling trip on a traditional dhow. 

We know every traveler has his/her own travel preferences. Treat our itinerary only as an inspiration.

2. 2-Week Kenya and Tanzania Thrilling Safari Adventure

kenya and Tanzania two weeks itinerary

You could combine the highlights of Kenya and Tanzania in 2 weeks. This itinerary offers the perfect opportunity to explore the wildlife in arguably the three most famous safari destinations in Africa: Maasai Mara, the Serengeti, and Ngorongoro. It is perfect for travelers who want to have an extensive and unforgettable safari adventure in Africa.

  • Days 1–2: Nairobi
  • Days 3–5: Maasai Mara
  • Days 6–7: Lake Victoria
  • Days 8–10: Explore Serengeti National Park
  • Days 11–12: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Day 13: Transfer to Arusha
  • Day 14: Arusha departure
two weeks Kenya and Tanzania itinerary map

In Nairobi's Elephant Orphanage, you would enjoy seeing adorable elephant calves up close. Then, you would have the unique opportunity to feed towering, magnificent giraffes face-to-face at the Giraffe Center.

You would enjoy a few days of leisure at Lake Victoria. You could enjoy a leisurely walk along the lake's shore. If you want to learn a bit about the local people, you could visit a local fishing village. For an unusual experience, we would arrange for you to sail across the largest lake in Africa with a local fisherman. You could listen to his stories about his life on the shore of Africa's largest lake and how people catch fish in the traditional way.

If you missed seeing some animals in Maasai Mara, you would have a great chance to spot them again in neighboring Serengeti National Park. 

In Arusha, we would book a special lodge with a view of Mount Kilimanjaro for you. Enjoy your last evening in Africa, sitting on a wooden balcony and marveling at views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Want to explore Kenya and Tanzania your own way? We are ready to help you design a special itinerary for you according to your personal interests.

3. 2-Week Kenya Safari and South Africa Highlights

2 weeks itinerary to explore the South africa and Kenya

This 2-week itinerary allows you to explore two of the most famous countries in Africa, Kenya and South Africa. You can experience thrilling wildlife and have a glimpse into a very atypical part of Africa in Cape Town.

  • Day 1: Nairobi
  • Days 2–3: Amboseli National Park
  • Day 4: Hell's Gate National Park
  • Days 5–6: Lake Naivasha
  • Days 8–9: Maasai Mara
  • Days 10–13: Cape Town
  • Day 14: Departure
2 weeks Kenya and South Aftica itinerary map

Your time in Kenya would feature awesome game viewing. See herds of elephants in Amboseli and take a relaxing boat ride on Lake Naivasha among hippos. Then, enjoy an exciting biking or hiking trip in Hell's Gate National Park to get close to animals that don't pose a threat. And try to spot the Big Five in Maasai Mara.

After flying to South Africa, you would explore the most developed city in Africa — Cape Town. You could visit Table Mountain, explore the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront — the oldest working harbor south of the equator, see Boulders penguin colony, and take a day trip to Cape Point for spectacular views of the Old World's most southwesterly coast.

We believe you are looking for not just an itinerary but a unique experience, just as we ourselves do. That's why we strive to create personalized travel experiences that go beyond the ordinary.

4. 2-Week Kenya Safari Adventure and Uganda Gorilla Trek

 2 weeks itinerary to explore Kenya and Uganda Gorilla Trek

This itinerary combines a thrilling safari adventure in Kenya with a challenging gorilla trek in Uganda. It is suitable for active travelers, especially couples who are keen on wildlife. Below is our itinerary for your inspiration:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
  • Days 2–4: Maasai Mara
  • Days 5–6: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Day 7: Lake Naivasha
  • Day 8: Fly to Uganda's former capital, Entebbe
  • Days 9–12: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 13: After traveling back from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Entebbe, you would fly back to Nairobi for your final night
  • Day 14: Nairobi Departure
2 weeks Kenya and Uganda itinerary mapitinerary map

In Maasai Mara You would spend 3 days immersed in game drives, exploring the vast savannah and spotting the Big Five.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy is the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa. You would enjoy a great opportunity to see black rhinos. If you are lucky enough, you could see the world's last two remaining northern white rhinos.

In Lake Naivasha, You would enjoy an interesting walk among wildlife, such as zebras and giraffes.

In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, get ready for your gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You would spend two incredible days hiking to see the amazing mountain gorillas in their natural home. It would be a tough trek, but the experience would be unique and unforgettable — a true Gorillas in the Mist journey.

Kenya safari itinerary

Above, we only provide 4 itineraries for your inspiration, but we can do more. We specialize in creating personalized itineraries to fulfill your unique requirements. Whether you have a clear vision for your journey or just a rough idea, we are here to assist you in creating the perfect itinerary. Contact Us Now!

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