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10 Days Bird Watching Safari

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    Tour Details
    NB: This is an indication of the type of itinerary you can do. You have the option to customize this itinerary to suit your interests in terms of destinations you would like to visit and/or activities you would prefer to do.

    Items included:

    • Pick up and drop off at JKIA – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
    • Bed & Breakfast in Nairobi Hotel.
    • Domestic Flights.
    • Full Board on Safari
    • All transport in designed safari vehicle 4x4WD with a pop up roof for maximum game viewing comfort with a professional English speaking driver/guide.
    • All park entrance fees

    Items excluded:

    • The cost of obtaining visas
    • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, mineral water, tips, porterage etc.
    • International flights.
    • International departure taxes.
    • Travel and medical insurance.
    • All other expenses that are purely of a personal nature.
    • All other items that are not mentioned in ‘our price includes’.
    Itinerary

    Day 1Arrival - Nairobi National Museum

    On arrival you will be met at the airport by our representative and transferred to a Nairobi Hotel where you will spend your overnight stay. We shall then do a panoramic city tour before paying a visit to the National Museum bird’s gallery for a lecture on birds before dusk engulfs us at our Nairobi hotel.
    Overnight Southern Sun Hotel

    Day 2Nairobi - Lake Magadi

    After breakfast we leave Nairobi and then drive to the southern side of Kenya with a picnic Lunch and to Lake Magadi located deep in the heart of Southern Kenya’s Maasai land. The lake covers an area of 104 sq. km Soda Lake and is completely surrounded by vast natural salt flats. The lake has thousands of flamingos descend on the Lake each year to feed on the algae and crustacea at the lake’s shore safe from any potential predators such as Fish eagle. Freshwater springs at the Lake’s shore attract a host of other birds like the specialty of this lake the Chestnut Banded Plover, Common Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Wood Sandpiper to name a few. Later in the afternoon we return to Nairobi arriving late evening.
    Dinner & Overnight stay: Southern Sun Hotel

    Day 3Nairobi - Lake Naivasha

    Depart the hotel after breakfast for a scenic drive through the great North road to Lake Naivasha. Stop en-route at the viewpoints of the Great Rift Valley for stunning views arriving Lake Naivasha by midmorning for bird walk before time for lunch at Lake Naivasha Lodge. Lake Naivasha being a fresh water lake on the Rift floor is home to an incredible variety of species. Over 450 species have been recorded here. Afternoon you have an option of either a boat ride, or a visit to Hell’s Gate National Park before returning for dinner.
    Dinner & Overnight stay: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

    Day 4Lake Naivasha - Lake Baringo

    We depart today in the morning after breakfast and drive further North to Lake Baringo, arriving in time mid – morning bird walk around the hotel before time for Lunch. After a relaxed lunch we’ll descend down on to the cliffs to look for the white faced Scopes owl, Black throated barbet, mouse collared tit before returning at the lodge. Dinner & Overnight: Soy Safari Club

    Day 5Lake Baringo - Lake Nakuru

    This morning we leave Baringo and head for Lake Nakuru Park, regarded by avid birders’ as the greatest World ornithological spectacle on the Earth. Afternoon game drive followed by a walk along the shores which will also allow us to see the many wild animals in the park and especially the park is the Sanctuary to the Black Rhino, White Rhino and the Rothschild Giraffe. Here we’ll have the chance to look out at some of the common species and other intra- African Migrants.
    Dinner & Overnight: Lake Nakuru Lodge

    Day 6Lake Nakuru National Park

    Today we will spend the whole day bird watching at the park and if lucky enough we have the chance to see the white and black Rhino and the elusive Leopard. In the afternoon we have some time to relax before embarking on our late afternoon game drive.
    Dinner & Overnight: Lake Nakuru Lodge

    Day 7Lake Nakuru - Samburu

    We leave Nakuru after breakfast and head Samburu, a place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers, Samburu National Reserve lies on the fringes of the vast and arid desert. Arrive in time for lunch thereafter proceed for an evening Game cum bird viewing.
    Dinner & Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge

    Day 8Samburu National Park

    Today we will spend the whole day bird watching at the park. In the afternoon we have some time to relax before embarking on our late afternoon game drive to try and capture what was not seen during the day before the dusk engulf us.
    Dinner & Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge

    Day 9Samburu - Mount Kenya

    We will spend the whole day birding at this Montane forest region. Rare species likely to be seen include; Green Ibis, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Harrier Hawk, Rufous Sparrow hawk, Ayre’s Hawk Eagle. Black stork, Red Fronted Parrots, Green Ibis Common snipe, Mountain Buzzard, Bronze napped pigeon Mountain white-eye, Abbots Starling, Sharpe’s Starling, Mountain Oriole and Thick-billed seed-eater.
    Dinner & Overnight: Naro Moru River Lodge

    Day 10Mount Kenya - Nairobi

    After breakfast, depart to Nairobi check in your hotel. Farewell dinner Later early in the evening, will be hosted by our company at the world famous Carnivore Restaurant considered “Africa’s greatest eating experience” (if you love barbecue it doesn’t get better than this).

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