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7 Days Bird Watching tour itinerary for kenya: A Safari To Remember

Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara, Nairobi, Naivasha

Bird
Bird Watching Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
A Safari to Remember

Experience nature’s extravagance as you pass by the panoramic and breathtaking views of Amboseli, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru which are home to numerous flora fauna and avifauna

DAY 01

Arrival Nairobi – Amboseli (250 Kms, 4 hours drive)

  • on arrival at jomo kenyatta international airport, our safari driver/guide will meet and greet and then start your safari to amboseli national park set at the foot of the magnificent mount kilimanjaro.the park has a prolific population of elephants.other animals likely to be seen here are buffalo, lion, gazelle, cheetah, wildebeest, hyena, jackal, masai giraffe and zebra. 

  • arrive by lunchtime.

  • afternoon game drive follows after lunch. 

  • dinner and overnight will be at kibo safari camp/kimana camp on [sensitive content]basis.

DAY 02

Full Day Amboseli

  • depart for an early morning game drive and return back to the lodge for breakfast. 

  • rest of the morning will be spent at leisure, relaxing by the pool. 

  • a visit to the masai village can be arranged at an extra cost. 

  • lunch and afternoon game drive follows. 

  • dinner and overnight atkibo safari camp/kimana camp on [sensitive content]basis.

DAY 03

Amboseli – Naivasha (320 kms, 5 hours drive)

  • depart amboseli after an early breakfast to naivasha via nairobi for lunch.lake naivasha is home to an incredible variety of bird species.over 400 species have been recorded here. 

  • the afternoon will be spent by going for a boat ride and bird walk around the lake. 

  • dinner and overnight are at lake naivasha crescent camp/taphe guest resort on [sensitive content]basis.

DAY 04

Naivasha - Mara Game Reserve (222kms, 4½ hrs drive)

  • after breakfast drive through the great rift valley, the dramatic landscape and the plains inhabited by the maasai pastoralists and across the ‘bread basket’ of kenya covered with acres of wheat and barley. 

  • we take a brief stop at narok town for refueling and then climb the western wall entering hemingway’s country; “serengeti plains”.the maasai mara game reserve adjoins tanzania’s serengeti national park and is reached in time for lunch at the lodge/camp.

  • at 4 pm proceed for an evening game viewing drive in search of black manned lions, elephants, leopards, cheetahs, buffalos and other plains game.the sighting of rhino and leopard cannot be guaranteed and luck is a necessary factor as they are sparsely numbered, very shy and elusive. 

  • at 6:30 pm return for dinner and overnight at mara sopa lodge/manyatta camp on [sensitive content]basis.

DAY 05

Masai Mara Game Reserve

  • after breakfast at 0700hrs, start tracking game with your safari guide in this reserve which borders tanzania’s serengeti national park as only an artificial border separates the two.the masai mara is renowned for staging the great migration, recently named as the seventh wonder of the modern world. 

  • a full day is spent game viewing across (from 0[sensitive content] hrs) the rich, tree studded grassland and rolling hills.this reserve is the most visited park in kenya and the best for game as it has an extensive road and track network, which allows excellent photography and close viewing opportunities.

  • the famous mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game, black manned lions, leopards and cheetahs.it also has numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in kenya.antelopes, wildebeest, zebras, and maasai giraffes can be seen as well as scavengers like hyenas and vultures.

  • you’ll have a picnic lunch besides the mara river as you watch hippos and with luck crocodiles on the river banks and return to the lodge at 4 pm.

  • after a short rest, visit a nearby maasai village to see their nomadic lifestyle.(at an extra fee payable directly to the maasai villagers – the maasai are famous for their bravery, as they have co-existed with the animals over the years). 

  • rest of evening is spent at leisure with dinner and overnight at mara sopa lodge/manyatta camp on [sensitive content]basis.

DAY 06

Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park (292 kms, 5 ½ hrs drive)

  • after breakfast, we depart mara for lake nakuru arriving in time for lunch. 

  • later go for an evening game drive in this park which is dubbed ‘the greatest bird spectacle on earth’ due to the millions of fuchsia - pink flamingos that flock to feed on the teeming algae of its alkaline waters.lake nakuru is also an ornithologist’s paradise.it has a uniquely rewarding game-viewing venue and a sanctuary for both the black rhino and the endangered white rhino returning to lake nakuru 

lodge/golden palace resort for dinner and overnight on [sensitive content]basis.

DAY 07

Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi

  • After breakfast go for a game drive in this park which offers an incredible 450 different species of birds which are water, fish-eating, terrestrial and migratory birds to include Pelican, Fish Eagle, Secretary Bird, Heron, Egret, Hammerkop and Grebe. 

  • We depart Mara for Nairobi with lunch en route.

  • In the afternoon we’ll provide a free city tour of Nairobi city.

  • We recommend a farewell dinner at the Carnivore, justifiably referred to as ‘Africa's Greatest Eating Experience’, for some succulent stew and barbecue dishes of game meat as an excellent compliment to a holiday in Kenya. 

  • Later you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

End of Services.

  • 150 USD Per Adult

What Cost Includes

  • Meet and greet services

  • Return transfers at JKIA as specified

  • Transport in our prestigious van(s) with a photographic rooftop

  • Game drives as specified

  • Services of an experienced English speaking driver guide experienced in game spotting while on safari

  • Accommodations and meals as specified in the itinerary on full board in the Lodges/Camps

  • Park fees and government taxes

  • One bottle of mineral water per day whilst on game drives

What Cost Excludes

  • International Flights

  • Visas

  • Airport tax (International - pay direct)

  • Travel/medical/baggage insurance

  • Visit Masai Villages (US$ 20 per person)

  • Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Safaris US$ 450 per person

  • Driver/Guide gratuities

  • Drinks/laundry (unless specified)

  • Porterage

  • Any other items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, soft drinks/alcohol, tipping, telephone services.

  • Tipping

What to take with you: 

  • Personal spending money (e.g. for drinks, visiting Masai Villages, alcohol, tipping, etc)

  • Torch

  • Mineral water

  • Binoculars

  • Camera

  • Hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses

  • Insect repellant, warm clothing (temperatures drop rapidly at night).

Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara, Nairobi, Naivasha

Bird
Bird Watching Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
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USD 150
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year.

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