December 5, 2019
11 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures
Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris
Claudious Tours and Safaris is an East Africa based tours and safari operator that has been in operation for ten years now offering both upmarket and budget tours to travelers visiting East Africa and Southern part of Africa. The company ensures satisfaction for our clients by offering the best services. We offer fabulous choices ranging from Honeymoon Safaris, Family Safaris, Students Safaris, Beach Holiday Vacations, Mt. Kenya and Mt. Kilimanjaro climbing Safaris, Luxury Safaris, Cultural Safaris, Bird Watching Safaris, Golf Holidays and Budget Camping Safaris.
11 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures is designed in such a way that it will allow our clients the opportunity to sample our unique rich bird life in terms of their geographical distribution and habitat. The 11 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures is designed especially for photographers, includes Kenya’s finest wildlife areas and escorted by professional wildlife photographer guide. 11 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures in Kenya provides some of the best viewing sites in Kenya. From the world’s biggest bird, the Ostrich, to spectacular flamingos that congregate in their millions at the various Lakes of the Great Rift Valley and camouflage them in pink, Kenya holds some remarkable birding sights that you have to see them to believe.
11 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures
After breakfast, drive to Nairobi National Park for your first bird watching safari. This park was the first to be established in Kenya in 1946, covering an area of 117sq km it is located 10km South-west of downtown Nairobi. With over 400 species of birds recorded within its perimeter, it makes Nairobi the birdiest city in the world. We make an early start into the park to look for, Curlew Sandpiper, Northern Hobby, Yellow Wagtail, Northern wheatear, Tree Pipit, Spotted flycatcher, blackcap Warbler, and Red-throated Pipit.
Among afro tropical, we shall look for White Pelicans, Great Cormorant, White-tailed Lark, Violet-backed Starling, Grosbeak and Parasitic Weaver, Common Snipe, Water Thicknee, Squacco Heron and Red-collared and White-winged Widowbirds. Dinner and overnight at Sarova panafric Hotel Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Early morning leave Nairobi heading for the Highlands with a brief stopover at the Mwea rice paddies to look for specialties like Purple-crested Turaco and African Fin foot. Arrive at Castle forest Lodge in time for lunch. The Castle forest Lodge offers some of the most amazing views of Mt Kenya and wonderful forest birding.
On the afternoon bird walk, we anticipate to see species like, Green Ibis, Long-crested Eagle, Mountain and Augur Buzzards, Rofous-breasted Sparrowhawk, Red-fronted Parrot, Red-throated Wryneck, Common Stone-chat, Chestnut-throated Apalises, Lemon, and Tambourine Doves, Moustached Green Tinkerbird, White-headed and White-eared Barbets, Scarce and Alpine Swifts. Overnight at the lodge based on full board.
After an early breakfast, we drive to Lake Nakuru and arrive their in time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge. In the afternoon we shall visit the shallow alkaline lake shore to have a close-up view of the greatest ornithological spectacles in the world, the over one million flamingoes and other shorebirds that cover 80% of the lake. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
We shall visit the shoreline again to enjoy the morning light which usually cast a beautiful glow on the flamingoes. We head back for breakfast and afterwards continue with our birding in the yellow Acacia forest. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
After breakfast, we shall drive northwards to Lake Baringo another fresh water lake in the rift valley arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon will be spent doing birding around the hotel. Brown-tailed Rock Chat, Bristle-crowned Starling, Beautiful Sunbird, Northern Masked Weaver are some of the birds easily seen near the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bogoria Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast, we will have a bird walk to the nearby cliffs where we should be able to see the Fan-tailed Raven, Lanner falcon, Three-banded Courser, Northern Grey Tit and Little Weaver among others. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bogoria Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
We depart after breakfast and head to Lake Naivasha arriving in time for lunch. The abundant fish population in Lake Naivasha supports variety of fish eating birds like Pied Kingfisher, Black Heron, African Fish Eagle, Long-tailed and Great Comorant. Dinner and overnight at lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Today we have a pre-breakfast birding and afterwards we shall visit Hell’s Gate National Park to see the large population of Ruppell’s and White -backed Vultures on the cliffs which give this small park its name. We shall also locate the Wailing and Siffling Cisticolas, Northern Anteater Chat among others. In the afternoon, we shall visit Kinangop plateau the stronghold of the endemic Sharpe’s Longclaw. Overnight at lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast we head to Maasai Mara arriving in time for lunch. After lunch we shall have our first game in Masai Mara. During our game drive we should be able to spot Black Coucal, Red-necked Spurfowl, Little Greenbul, Zitting and Rock-loving Cisticolas and Secretary bird among others. Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast, we pack our picnic lunch with us for a long day of game and birding watching. Apart from the mammals, birds we should see includes Lappet faced Vulture, Lizard Buzzard, Black-chested Snake Eagle Southern Ground Horn bill, Red-necked Spurfowl, Athi short toed Lark among many others. Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast, we drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at Carnivore Restaurant. After lunch you will be transferred to the airport. Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
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