10 Days, 9 Nights Kenya Birding Experience In Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Lake Bogoria, Tsavo East And Amboseli

10 Days
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Experience a Breathtaking adventure in Kenya’s best birding destinations.

Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai mara
At 8 o'clock you will be picked up from your Nairobi Hotel and commence the drive to Maasai Mara. You will pass via the great rift valley view point where you will have a stop over of 10 -15 minutes to view the rift valley. Lunch will be at the camp in Maasai Mara. In the afternoon after you check in depart for a sunset evening game viewing drive in the Mara Reserve (4.00 to 6.00 p.m). Return back to the camp for buffet dinner ending with good time for resting at Miti Mingi, lenchada or similar camp. (The tents have toilet, shower, bed, linen and mosquito nets. Electricity is provided from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the evening. Also from 6:00 am to 8:00 am in the morning).
Masai Mara Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife is most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. Its regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife Viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. Hardly can a visitor miss to spot the big five. The phenomenal wildebeest migration which is a spectacular event only seen in Maasai mara is the seventh wonder of the world.
Dinner and overnight at Lenchada Touristic Camp http://lenchadatouristcamp.com/

Day 2: Full Day Game Drive in Maasai Mara Reserve

At around 7:00 am after breakfast, you will leave for a full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. At midday, You will have picnic lunch in the park which is provided by us. You will visit the site of the yearly wildebeest migration and see the resident crocodiles and hippos sited at the banks of Mara river.
It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures.

Dinner and overstay at Lenchada touristic camp http://lenchadatouristcamp.com/

Day 3: Maasai Mara to Lake Naivasha

Early morning drive in Maasai Mra, take your breakfast and commence to Lake Naivasha arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. In the evening, go for a walk along the lake for as well as an hour boat ride for bird watching and hippo viewing.

Lake Naivasha being a fresh water lake on the Rift floor is home to an incredible variety of species. Over 450 species have been recorded here.

Dinner and overnight at Astorian Grand Hotel in Naivasha ( https://astorianhotels.com/)

Day 4: Lake Naivasha to Lake Bogoria

After breakfast, drive to Lake Bogoria with packed lunches to arriving in the afternoong.

See the hot springs and geysers with a guided walk along the lake for bird viewing. Spot birds off all kinds, over 450 species.Later, drive to Soi Safari Lodge.

Dinner and overnight at the Soi Safari Lodge http://www.soisafarilodge-lkbaringo.com/

Day 5: Lake Baringo to Nairobi

Early breakfast at the lodge and thereafter go on a guided bird walk along Lake Baringo. Later, return to the lodge for an early lunch. Thereafter, check out and drive back to Nairobi arriving in the evening with drop off at Ibis Styles Hotel https://www.ibisstylesnairobi.com/ for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Nairobi to Tsavo East National Park

Breakfast at the hotel and at 7 am, you are picked up and drive to Tsavo East National Park through Nairobi-Mombasa Highway with lunch on the way. Arrive Tsavo East in the late afternoon. Check in at the lodge.

In the evening, proceed for game viewing in the park.

Bird watching is best between October and January, with many migratory birds including: African skimmers, red and yellow bishops, goshawks, buffalo weavers and palm nut vultures, to name but a few.Over 500 bird species have been recorded in the park, including ostriches, kestrels, buzzards, starlings, weaver birds, kingfishers, hornbills, secretary birds and herons.

Dinner and overnight at Voi Wildlife Lodge http://www.voiwildlifelodge.com/

Day 7: Full day Tsavo East National Park

Have an early breakfast, Counter-check your birding equipments and start your game drive with a parked lunch in the park. In the evening have your dinner and overstay at Voi Wildlife Lodge

This vast area is excellent Birding country, popular with specialist birding safaris. Notable species recorded include the rare Basra Reed Warbler, Friedmann’s Lark, Ostrich, Blue Quail, Violet Wood hoopoe, Martial and Crowned Eagle.

Dinner and overnight at Voi Wildlife Lodge http://www.voiwildlifelodge.com/

Day 8: Tsavo East to Amboseli National Park

Have an early game drive in the park. Thereafter, return to the lodge for breakfast and proceed to Amboseli National Park with packed lunches. Arrive in time time for an afternoon game viewing in the park.

Amboseli is popular with birders as Elephant watchers. Over 400 species including at least 40 raptors have been recorded. Notable species include the Lesser Flamingo, many ducks, darters and heron nest in the wetlands, and birds of prey including a small population of Martial Eagles.

Dinner and overnight at AA Lodge Amboseli https://aalodges.com/aa-lodges/aa-amboseli/

Day 9: Full Day Amboseli

Early morning breakfast, have packed lunch by our chef. The whole day will be spent exploring Amboseli national park then later in the evening go back to the camp for dinner and overnight

Optional: Maasai Village visit, nature walk, swimming in one of the lodges, (at extra cost).

Dinner and overnight at AA Lodge Amboseli https://aalodges.com/aa-lodges/aa-amboseli/

Day 10: Amboseli to Nairobi

Early game drives, take your breakfast, check out and commence to Nairobi to your hotel/airport

End of safari

COST:

USD 2300 per person for 2 people

USD 2050 per person for 3 people

USD 1905 per person for 4 to 5 people

USD 1780 per person for 6 to 7 people

Inclusions

  • 9 nights’ accommodation during the safari
  • All Park entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • All Transport in a van with a pop up roof for easy game viewing in Kenya
  • Our assistance at any point.
  • Pickup and drop off to your hotel

Exclusions

  • Gratitude
  • Drinks e.g. alcohol
  • Maasai village @USD 20
  • Balloon Safari @USD 380

Price:From: $ 1,780

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