9 Nights bird watching safaris
10 Days 9 Nights bird watching safaris-Mt Kenya/samburu/Lake Baringo/Lake Bogoria/Lake Nakuru/Lake Naivasha/Masai Mara
Day 1: Nairobi-Mt Kenya.
Pick up from your hotel and drive North through the coffee farms and highlands of Mt. Kenya arriving in time for lunch. The mountain is rich montane bird fauna, mt Kenya is an ornithologist’s paradise boasting the highest bird count in Africa. Dinner and overnight at Serena mountain lodge or similar.
Day 2: Mt. Kenya-Samburu.
After breakfast drive to Samburu national reserve arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon spent in this unique amazing park birdwatching. Samburu boasts over 365 bird species. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge/camp.
Day 3: Samburu
Early morning bird and game spotting return to camp/lodge for breakfast. Samburu is home to several birds of prey such as the bateleur, martial eagles, palm nut vulture, weaver birds, falcons, Somalia ostriches and vulturine guinea fowl. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge
Day 4: Samburu-Lake Baringo
After breakfast drive to Lake Baringo, this is set dramatically at the foot of laikipia escarpment right in the sweltering North desert. Lake Baringo boasts over 460 bird species, this lake is a well known destination for birdwatchers. After lunch you proceed for a bird walk which will introduce you to nocturnal group of interesting birds including: heuglins courser, slender tail nightjar, grayish eagle owl, white faced scops owl, cliff chat, little bee eater, lanner falcon among others. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge or camp.
Day 5:Lake Bogoria.
Full day in Lake Baringo with a visit to Lake Bogoria. The lake is a host to thousands of shocking pink flamingos as well as other water birds such as the pelican and Gerbe. After picnic lunch visit the hot steaming geysers found in this area. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge or camp.
Day 6:Lake Baringo-Lake Nakuru.
After breakfast drive to Lake Nakuru National park arriving time for lunch. After lunch proceed for afternoon bird spotting around the park and lakeshores where you will find the favorite habitat of migrating flamingoes ,resident cormorants,pelicans,black winged slits including the seasonal ruffs. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp
Day 7: lake Nakuru-Lake Naivasha.
Early morning bird spotting drive in the park and around the lake before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Drive to lake Naivasha thereafter, entering via hells gate, famous for its natural streaming geysers and a haven for bird watchers. The cliffs are breeding grounds for vultures, verreaux’s Eagles and thousands of swifts. Over 130 bird species have been recorded here. Afternoon leisure to explore the rich, bird filled gardens or optional boat ride to Cresent Island. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp.
Day 8: Lake Naivasha-Masai Mara.
After an early breakfast depart for Masai Mara game reserve arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon spent bird spotting in the vast reserve where there is plenty to see including the plains wide variety of wild game. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp.
Day 9: Masai Mara.
Full day spent in the Masai Mara with various activities planned throughout the day including bird watching. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge/camp
Day 10: Masai Mara -Nairobi.
Drive back to Nairobi after breakfast arriving in Nairobi time for lunch.
The Package Includes
Transport in our customized eight seater tour van with a pop up roof and all clients are guaranteed a window seats
Full board Accommodation whilst on safari
All park entrance fees
Service of our professional English speaking driver guide
The price Excludes
Drinks and international flights
Personal spending money
Hotel in Nairobi before and after safari
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