5 days / 4 nights guided birding safari tour in Kenya with a professional local bird guide who takes you through the great Kenyan lakes and to the plains of Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Naivasha
After breakfast we depart from our Nairobi hotel for a scenic drive through the Great North road to Lake Naivasha. Stop en-route at the view points of the Great Rift Valley for stunning views arriving Lake Naivasha by mid-morning for bird walk before time for lunch at Lake Naivasha Lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Naivasha Lodge or similar.
Day 2: Lake Naivasha -Lake Nakuru
We leave Naivasha in the morning and head for Lake Nakuru Park, regarded by avid birders’ as the greatest World ornithological spectacle on the Earth. The park is famous for its millions of pink flamingoes lining on the lake shore, arriving by mid morning at Lake Nakuru for a game drive en route before checking-in at Lake Nakuru Lodge for Lunch. Dinner and Overnight stay today will be at Lake Nakuru Lodge or similar.
Day 3: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
Soon after breakfast, drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley the longest rift in the crust of the Earth to Masai Mara Game Reserve the unspoiled Savannah.
Day 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve
A full day in the Mara, the extensive grasslands are a strong hold to the threatened, migratory Corncrake and the near threatened Jackson’s widowbird. The bush and woodlands around the reserve also hold some unique bird species, more than 450 bird species have been recorded in the Mara, including 12 species of cisticola and birds of prey. Large numbers of palaerctic migrants winter in the area including Caspian plovers and white storks. Other local and unusual birds in the Mara include Rock Cisticola, Rufous Bellied Heron, Denham’s Bustard, Black Coucal, Red Tailed chat, Pale Wren Warbler, Tabora Cisticola, Yellow Bellied Hyliota, Green-capped Eremomela and Magpie Shrike. All meals, dinner and Overnight stay will be at Sarova Mara Camp or similar.
Day 5: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Departure
After breakfast, we drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at pampa Restaurant where you can enjoy some good Brazilian food, Check-in to day room at Nairobi hotel. Thereafter you will be transferred to the airport in time for your International departure flight .
Your adventure awaits!
Kenya Safaris Holiday
A nature safari enthusiast - adventure camping, mountain climbing, and birdwatching have been a way of life. With over 5 years experience in safari guiding with a Diploma in Tour guiding and administration and a member of Nature Kenya.