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14 Days Kenya Birding 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’.

    Day 1Nairobi National Park

    Arrive at JKI Airport to be met and transferred to Nairobi National Park birding whole day. Have picnic lunch at the Impala point or at the many picnic sites located in the park. The park boosts of over 515 species in an area of only 117km².
    Overnight Southern Sun Hotel

    Day 2Nairobi - Olorgesailie - Nairobi

    We will drive birding down the rift valley to Olorgesaille along Magadi Road typically a hot country.
    Dinner & Overnight stay: Southern Sun Hotel

    Day 3Nairobi - Manguo Ponds- Gatamaiyu Forest - Lake Naivasha

    Today we head for Gatamaiyu Forest, a central highlands montane forest. Thereafter depart for Lake Naivasha. You will do a boat ride along the shores of the Lake Naivasha.
    Dinner & Overnight stay: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

    Day 4Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru

    After an early morning breakfast we leave for the Highland Grassland birding in search of two Kenyan endemics Aberdare Cisticola and Sharpe’s Long claw will also look for more specialties like Wing-snapping, Hunter’s, Levaillant’s Cisticolas, Great Crested Grebe, Maccoa & African White-backed Ducks, Lesser Jacana among many others.
    Dinner & Overnight: Lake Nakuru Lodge

    Day 5 Lake Nakuru National Park - Lake Baringo Conservation Area

    Today we will spend the most part of the day in Lake Nakuru National Park birding most of the habitats such us the alkaline shores, acacia woodland, grassland, rivers and inlets with marshes holds residents as well as migratory species.
    Dinner & Overnight: Soy Safari Club

    Day 6Lake Baringo

    Birding around Lake Baringo Conservation Area is interesting by the fact that we spend most of the day outside the car.
    Dinner & Overnight: Soy Safari Club

    Day 7 Lake Baringo - Kakamega Forest Reserve

    After breakfast we leave for Kakamega Forest Reserve. You will do Birding en-route to kakamega Forest.
    Dinner & Overnight: Rondo Retreat Centre

    Day 8 -9Kakamega Forest Reserve

    This is the only true rain forest remaining in Kenya and was once a continuation of the Guinea-Congolian rainforest, rich in species nowhere else to be seen in Kenya.
    Dinner & Overnight: Rondo Retreat Centre

    Day 10Kakamega Forest– Kisumu (Lake Victoria)

    After an early morning breakfast we head on the west in search of the localized Rock Pratincole along the river while birding the whole morning on the villages, farmland and the Busia Grasslands. We hope to find a few more localized birds such as the Bar-breasted Fire finch, Yellow-throated Leaf love, Senegal Coucal, White-crested Turaco, and Copper’s Sunbird, among others. Arrive Kisumu late afternoon.
    Dinner & Overnight: Victoria Comfort Hotel

    Day 11Kisumu (Lake Victoria) - Maasai Mara Reserve

    A morning birding along the Papyrus vegetation with expectation to see some of the specialties like the Papyrus Gonolek, Swamp Flycatcher, Greater Swamp Warbler, White-winged Warbler, Red-chested, Copper Sunbirds, Slender-billed, Northern Brown-throated, Yellow-backed, Jackson’s Golden-backed Weavers, Southern Red Bishop, Black-billed Barbet. Thereafter explore the world famous Masai Mara Reserve.
    Dinner & Overnight: Mara Sun Lodge

    Day 12Maasai Mara Game Reserve

    We’ll take birdwalk along the escarpment in search of the Red-tailed Chat, Long-tailed & Rock Cisticolas, Yellow-bellied Hyliota, Schalow’s Turaco, Pale Wren Warbler while a bonus of the Mwanza Flat-headed Agama is almost guaranteed. Lunch at the camp later in the afternoon proceed for an afternoon game drive in the park.
    Dinner & Overnight: Mara Sun Lodge

    Day 13Maasai Mara Game Reserve

    Today you will do full day game drive drive in Maasai Mara reserve looking for birds specialties of the eastern parts of Mara.
    Dinner & Overnight: Mara Sopa Lodge

    Day 14Depart - Nairobi

    After breakfast, check out and drive back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon for a late lunch and onward transfer for your international flight.


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