12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari is a science, a sport and an art but above all, it is one of the highly rated leisure travel activity. 12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari is a safari design especially for birdwatchers, escorted by an expert guide and visiting Amboseli, the Rift Valley lakes and the Mara. Kenya is a known destination for bird watching throughout the year.

Bird Watching Safari offers a breath taking experience to bird watchers as they explore the bird’s kingdom. on this safari you will encounter thousands of different species of birds. 12 Days Birding safaris in Kenya provides some of the best viewing sites in Kenya. In order to view the greatest amount and variety of birds, we provide highly skilled and knowledgeable bird guides that will tell you about their habitats and behavior.

Birding starts right upon arrival as you proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park Also known as the paradise of ornithology. Lake Bogoria National park is another Park that host thousands of bird species. After a day trip to Lake Bogoria you will proceed to Lake Naivasha the lake presents itself another home for over 400 species of birds. then proceed to Masai Mara which also is home of hundred species of birds among other major attractions.

12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari Package

The top African bird watching destinations birdwatchers. Birding in Africa is so diverse and it’s done in the most scenic destinations of southern and East African countries. The first time traveler shouldn’t miss out on these fantastic destinations. Bird Watching African Safari can also be a favorite past time for those who choose to visit African countries like Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania collectively. The mere diversity of avifauna over these countries guarantees the best ornithological tours in East Africa.

The geographical ranges give Kenya various climates as well as landscapes, which leads to the highest numbers of bird species in the country. Kenya has over 1,000 species of birds and is a paradise for birdwatchers that will have the added bonus of also seeing the big game animals for which Kenya is famous. Kenya has one of the richest avifaunas in Africa with around 1090 bird species recorded. At least eight of these are national endemics.

12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari Package

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or from the Hotel
DEPARTURE TIME Please be ready by 7:30 AM for a prompt departure at 8:00 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 5:30 PM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Professional instructor Meals
1 hour of free time Transportation in mini-coach
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks
Instructor gratuity

12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari Highlight

Africa has become a hub for both professional and armature birders looking for a place to challenge their birding skills and this has seen an increase in bird-watchers from all over the world converging here to identify the various species. To meet the demand, we have employed a team of local ornithologists who are familiar with the tropical species and who blend their information with folklore associated with each bird. The end result is an unforgettable 12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari!

Africa is a fantastic continent for a Birdwatching holiday, as the range of environments make for a hugely diverse bird population. The geographical range is vast, with montane forests, wetlands, marshes, deserts and coastlines on both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. With a range of African and country-specific endemics, as well as migrant birds which visit to breed and ‘summer’ in the southern hemisphere, Birdwatching in Africa is packed full of variety.

Africa Bird Watching Safari: – Birdwatching Safari is a safari especially for birdwatchers, escorted by an expert guide and visiting Amboseli, the Rift Valley lakes and the Mara. Kenya has over 1,000 species of birds and is a paradise for birdwatchers that will have the added bonus of also seeing the big game animals for which Kenya is famous. Kenya has one of the richest avifaunas in Africa with around 1090 bird species recorded. At least eight of these are national endemics.

Africa Bird Watching Safari Tour Includes

  • Transport in a 4×4 Safari Mini Van with a pop-up roof -each person is guaranteed a window seat
  • Services of a professional Birding guide
  • Accommodation in a double/triple room
  • Game drives as per the itinerary
  • Game parks or national parks entry fees;
  • Three meals per day whilst on safari
  • 1-litre Mineral water per person per day
  • Complimentary return airport transfers in Nairobi

Africa Bird Watching Safari Tour Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • A visit to a Masai Village
  • Accommodations in Nairobi
  • Cost of obtaining passport and visas
  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide, Porterage/ waiters at hotels
  • Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
  • Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
  • Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 470 US Dollars), Nature walks etc
  • Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are “from” per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travelers are available on request – please esquire. Group Size: Minimum 2, Maximum 12 Guaranteed departures

Kenya Birdwatching Tours Safari Packages

12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive in Nairobi

Arrival Jomo Kenyatta Airport met and assisted by our Safari representative. Transfer to your hotel. The Rest of the day at leisure in Nairobi or with some small city tour. Overnight at Nairobi Stanley Hotel Meal Plan Bed and breakfast

Day 2: Nairobi – Samburu Game Reserves

After breakfast, our 12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari begins by a drive north via Nanyuki to Samburu National Reserve arriving in time for lunch. This reserve takes its name from a cone of volcanic rock and is one of Kenya’s most pristine game reserves. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Ashnil luxury Camp. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserves

Morning and afternoon game drives. You have the opportunity to see the unique birds and Wildlife found only in the northern frontier part of Kenya that is, Gerenuk, Grevy’s zebras, Oryx, Reticulated giraffes and the Somali Ostrich. This is Kenya’s semi-arid region characterized by vast, open landscape which also includes dried river beds, red volcanic soil, rock outcropping, river acacia trees and palm trees. Your luxury lodge accommodations lie along the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River famous for its big crocodiles. Overnight at Samburu Ashnil Lodge. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Samburu National Park – Sweetwaters Wildlife Sanctuary

Today we travel to the exotic Sweet Waters Tented Camp in the secluded heart of Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino Reserve. Our camp overlooks one of the busiest waterholes in the area and offers elephant, giraffe and myriad plains game. This is Africa as Teddy Roosevelt saw it years ago when he led one of the first safaris to tour Africa in comfort and splendor. Overnight at Serena Sweet Waters Tented. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Sweetwaters Wildlife Sanctuary – Mount Kenya National Park

After breakfast drive southwards to the lush foothills of snowcapped Mount Kenya – Africa’s second highest mountain, arriving at the Lodge in time for lunch, you will relax in the balconies and lounges which provides superb vantage point for game viewing at the water hole. Nestled in the foothills between Aberdare and Mount Kenya National Park, the lodge is famous for its high perches and balconies, overlooking a salt lick and waterhole. Here we will enjoy the finest in high-altitude game viewing. Overnight at Mountain Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Mount Kenya National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast, drive to the Scenic and alkaline Lake Nakuru. In recent years this lake has become another favorite home of the millions of flamingo which seasonally visit its shores. Lake Nakuru National Park is famous for thousands of greater and lesser flamingos. This park also provides sanctuary for Rothschild giraffe, rhino and leopard. Arrive for lunch at your lodge. Afternoon game drive until sunset. Overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Bogoria

After breakfast, drive to the Scenic and alkaline Lake Bogoria. In recent years this lake has become another favorite home of the millions of flamingo which seasonally visit its shores. Afternoon we embarked on our bird watching safari. Overnight stay at Lake Bogoria Lodge. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Lake Bogoria

After a delicious breakfast, we take a full day game viewing experience in Lake Bogoria National Park. The spectacular alkaline Lake is famously known as the feeding ground of both lesser and greater flamingos. we will also travel to Lake Baringo for more birds before coming back to the lodge for our Overnight stay. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Lake Bogoria – Lake Naivasha

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.

Day 10: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara National Reserve

After a leisure breakfast at Lake Naivasha Lodge, depart overland to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve-jewel of Kenya’s Game Park arriving in time for lunch. The Maasai Mara is Kenya’s finest and most outstanding wildlife sanctuary where gentle rolling grassland ensures animals are never out of sight. The climate is gentle, rarely too hot and well spread rainfall year round. The sensation of the great wildebeest migration between July and October is unparalleled.

After lunch, explore the Reserve on a late evening game drive. No matter how much you have thought about Africa, this is more than you expected—the big five-Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino and Cape buffalo are in abundance. Overnight at the Sarova Masai Mara Camp. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Masai Mara National Park

Today we will be spending in the vast Eco-system of the Mara searching for the big five and much more. You also have an optional balloon safari. Game viewing is great with the opportunity for beautiful pictures. The annual wildebeest migration is expected in the Maasai Mara between July and early November. Millions of animals migrate to the Mara from Serengeti in search for fresh green pastures and water. Overnight at the Sarova Masai Mara Camp. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Dayrooms at The Stanley Hotel – Depart

We enjoy an early breakfast and then we drive to Nairobi. We have lunch at The Stanley Hotel. The rest of your afternoon is at leisure. In the evening transfer to the airport to catch your international flight back home. Day rooms at The Stanley Hotel. Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch with optional dinner at the Carnivore restaurant

Package Includes:

  • Transport in a 4×4 Safari Mini Van with a pop-up roof -each person is guaranteed a window seat
  • Services of a professional Birding guide
  • Accommodation in a double/triple room
  • Game drives as per the itinerary
  • Game parks or national parks entry fees;
  • Three meals per day whilst on safari
  • 1-litre Mineral water per person per day
  • Complimentary return airport transfers in Nairobi

Safari Price excludes:

  • Drinks
  • Tipping
  • Cultural visits to Maasai Villages costs US$ 25 per person
  • Masai Mara Balloon safari @ 450 Dollars per person can be arranged on request
  • Personal effects
  • Kenya Visas
  • pre and post safari hotel accommodation in Nairobi

12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari
12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari
12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari
12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari
12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari Itinerary
12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari Itinerary
12 Days Africa Bird Watching Safari Itinerary
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