13 Days Kenya Bird Watching safari

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Detailed Itinerary Of the 13 days Kenya Bird watching Safari

Day 1: Nairobi to Mount Kenya

Departure from Nairobi at 9.00 am for Mount Kenya NP arriving for lunch. Afternoon birding along the nearby forested trails or waiting for glimpses of the shy montane wildlife as it comes down to the nearby waterhole/saltlick. We hope to see Olive & Bronze-naped Pigeons, Silvery-cheeked Hornbills, Ruppell’s Robin Chat, White-starred Forest Robin, Mountain Greenbul, Stuhlman’s Starling and maybe Verreaux Eagle Owl. Overnight at MOUNTAIN LODGE.

Day 2: Mount Kenya

An early breakfast is followed by a morning drive up Mt Kenya’s lower slopes, through the numerous vegetation zones and onto the 10,000 ft Afro-alpine moorland. We return in the afternoon for a birdwalk along the riverine forests. Black Duck, Hartlaub’s Turaco, Crowned Hornbill, Paradise and up to eight species of sunbird Overnight at NARO MORU RIVER LODGE.

Day 3-4: Lake Nakuru

Early morning departure over The Great Rift Valley wall and onto the Lake Nakuru National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Here we enjoy outstanding game drives & bird walks all making this a truly memorable locality. Famous for flamingos, pelicans and waterbirds but equally rich in Narina’s Trogon, Arrow-marked Babbler and red-headed Weaver, Hilderbrandt’s Francolin, Montane and Dusky Nightjars and many more. Two overnights at LION HILL LODGE.
Fish Eagle

Day 5-6: Lake Bogoria/Baraingo

After a short drive north, past the hot springs of L.Bogoria and onto L.Baringo. Afternoon boat excursion to view Hippo, Crocodiles and water birds at close range. Dark Chanting Goshawk, Silverbird, Cliffchats, Jackson’s & Yellow-billed Hornbills, Brown-tailed Rock Chat, Bristle-crowned Starlings, Verreaux Eagle & Spotted Eagle Owl. Two overnights LAKE BARINGO ISLAND CAMP

Day 7-8: Kakamega

Full day drive over the Tugen Hills, through the Kerio Valley and Serikwa plateau and finally onto Kakamega Forest. Kakamega is the eastern most remnant of the great west African rain forests that once stretched the width of Africa, its flora, fauna & avifauna is fascinating. Specalities include Great Blue Turaco, Emerald Cuckoo, Blue-headed Bee-Eater, Black & White Casqued Hornbill, Black-billed and Vieillot’s Black Weavers. Two overnights RONDO RETREAT.

Day 9-12: Masai Mara

After an early breakfast we head south past Lake Victoria, and onto The Maasai Mara East Africa’s finest wildlife sanctuary. All the big game, Black Rhino, Elephant, Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Zebra, Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Topi, Eland, Thompson and Grant’s Gazelles, and many more are all well represented alongside local specialities such as Open-billed Storks, Temminck’s Courser, Yellow-throated Sandgrouse, Usambiro Barbet and Denham’s Bustard. Four nights at our own MAASAI MARA RIVER CAMP.

Day 13: Departure

After an early morning game drive we return to Nairobi, arriving mid afternoon, and transferred to the hotel of your choice. (Saturday). On this day there is an optional internal light aircraft flight back to Nairobi to avoid a 5-6 hour drive across the Rift Valley.

Kenya Wildlife Safari and birdwatching holiday

Low season(April-June)

Price per person for 2 pax =$4445

Price per person for 4 pax=$4175

Price Per Person for 6 Pax=$3950

High season(Jan-Mar and Nov-Dec)

Price per person for 2 pax =$5455

Price per person for 4 pax=$4575

Price Per Person for 6 Pax=$4150

Peak Season (July-October)

Price per person for 2 pax=$5995

Price per person for 4 pax=$5680

Price Per Person for 6 Pax=$5160

Price includes:

– Transportation in a custom safari jeep with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing
– Services of a trained and experienced English speaking birding driver/guide
– Accommodations as in the Itinerary
– Meals as indicated in the itinerary
– Bottled water for use during the safari
– Game drives and park entry fees
-Airport transfers
Not included:

– International air transportation to and from Nairobi
– Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips

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