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7 DAYS BIRDING SAFARI KENYA

$1,418.00$4,228.00

Seeking out birds on this safari is a perfect opportunity to unwind and enjoy the beautiful Kenya scenery. This safari has been designed with the focus on seeing as many different bird species as possible, but many other wildlife species will also be seen with elegant photographic opportunities.

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7 DAYS BIRDING SAFARI KENYA

7 Days Birding Safari Kenya will take you to destinations teaming with birds. Starting with a visit to Nairobi national park which has over 400 migratory and endemic bird species to Lake Naivasha with  over 300 bird species. You will also visit Lake Nakuru Park which is famous for the flocks of the greater and lesser Flamingos. Masai Mara will be the climax of the safari with over 400 bird species and high number of raptors. Kenya is simply one of the most pleasurable birding tours destinations in Africa and a popular choice among birders across the world.

Highlights of the safari

  • Accommodation in comfortable midrange lodges 

Accommodation based on safari lodges equivalent of 3-4 stars.

  • Private Tour

7 days birding safari Kenya is a private tour organized specifically for you only. You will not share the safari vehicle with others who are not part of your family or group.

  • Transport and game drives in 4-wheel drive land cruiser

The vehicle has high ground clearance and 4-wheel drive so it will be able to handle the off-road terrain easily.

  • Can be customized and fine-tuned 

You can request for adjustment of the 7 days birding safari Kenya itinerary to meet your requirements. This can include the number of days and change of accommodation facilities among other things.

  • It can start in any day

This tour can start on any day.

  • Flexible deferment policy in case of inability to travel due to corona virus.

Book now. Pay later. 100%  refund if cancelled 1 month to the safari. Less than 1 month cancellation will be subject to deferral without loosing your payment for a period of  year at no extra charge. This for all bookings after 01/11/2021

DESTINATIONS

  1. NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK The park has diverse bird species with over 520 species recorded. It is also a stop-off for birds migrating to (and within) Africa, so you’re bound to see a huge array of bird species. Common birds seen in the park include common ostrich, blacksmith lapwing, Egyptian goose, fish eagle among many others. 
  2. LAKE NAIVASHAIt is known as a world class birding destination, the high productivity of lake allows many bird species to thrive here, with over 300 species recorded. It is a RAMSAR site, a designation that reflects the ecological importance of the wetlands around the lake. Birds found here include African fish eagle, white egret, purple heron,  crowned crane, Basra Reed Warbler etc.
  3. LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK Lake Nakuru national park is a remarkable birding destination in Kenya. It host to over 500 species of birds and is a great bird watching site. The park is usually referred to as bird watchers paradise.Bird species found in Lake Nakuru national park include Ostriches, Flamingos, Grebes,White-bellied Bustard and Black-bellied Bustard  among many others.
  4. MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE The reserve has variety of habitats which are home to more than 470 bird species including a daunting 47 species of birds of prey. From the start of the day to the end of the day, bird songs can be heard across the Maasai Mara. Common birds include magpie shrike, rosy-throated long claw, Secretary bird, Kori Bustard, Southern Ground Hornbill, Schalow’s Turaco, the list endless. 

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7 DAYS BIRDING SAFARI KENYA ITINERARY

DAY 1:NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will depart your lodge located inside the park accompanied with our knowledgeable driver guide. Have a morning game driver and return to the camp as the day becomes warmer. After lunch you will continue with birding drives in the park. Back to the lodge in the evening. The Nairobi National Park is a birder’s paradise, hosting almost 500 different bird species.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation at the Nairobi tented camp

DAY 2: NAIROBI TO LAKE NAIVASHA

After breakfast your birding safari takes you to Lake Naivasha. The day will be spent at the lake shores encountering birds drawn to the lake providing a wealth of lake shore bird sightings. The lake’s extensive riparian fringe hosts a great variety of birds.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation at Lake Naivasha crescent camp

Day 3 & 4: LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast is followed by check-out after which your safari heads to lake Nakuru national park. The next two days are devoted to exploring the region surrounding lake Nakuru, which will provide a wealth of bird sightings. In between your feathered pursuits, you are sure to also encounter the many plains game species.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

DAY 5 AND 6: LAKE NAKURU TO MASAI MARA

After breakfast we depart for premier wildlife destination in Africa.  Masai Mara National reserve supports a wide diversity of eco-systems, which in turn supports a huge diversity of Flora and Fauna. Two days will be spent visiting the numerous well situated habitats in the reserve. It boasts one of Kenyas’s highest checklists  with over 400 bird species recorded here.  You will also get to see the big five and animals that make this park Africa’s best.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation at Masai Mara Sopa lodge

DAY 7: MASAI MARA-NAIROBI/DEPARTURE

Finally, you will have an early morning game at dawn. Return back to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast check out and drive back to Nairobi. The 7 days birding Kenya safari ends when you return to the bustling Nairobi.

  • Meal Plan. Breakfast

Cost includes

  • Full board accommodation
  • Park entry fee
  • Air/road Ambulance cover
  • 4 wheel drive Safari vehicle
  • Driver guide
  • Drinking water
  • Vehicle and driver expenses
  • Game drives
  • Meals as stipulated

Cost excludes

  • Tips & gratitude
  • International airfares
  • Night game drives
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Masai village
  • Bush breakfast
  • Sundowner cocktail
  • Visa

 

Please feel free to send an inquiry, you can email us, Phone/WhatsApp or complete the online inquiry form.

Additional information

Group size

1 person off peak November to June, 1 person peak season July to October, 2 – 3 persons off peak November to June, 2 – 3 persons peak season July to October, 4 – 5 persons peak season July to October, 4 -5 persons off peak November to June, 6 or more persons off peak November to June, 6 or more persons peak season July to October