15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Holiday Adventures is a safari design especially for birdwatchers. Our 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Holiday Adventures is escorted by an expert guide and visiting Kenya’s known birding destination where you can see birds throughout the year. The 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Holiday Adventures offers a breath taking experience to bird watchers as they explore the bird’s kingdom. On this 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Holiday Adventures you will encounter hundreds of different species of birds. 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.

Our 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Holiday Adventures of Kenya has been specially crafted to allow you to enjoy Kenya’s best birding locations, with photography being the main agenda. Loaded with national and regional endemics, this 15 days Kenya birding safari tour will engage you in a birding and photography experience of a lifetime. The locations and destinations have been selected to give you an opportunity to see some of Kenya’s best mammal and birding parks that are filled with nature’s wonders. From soda lakes, grasslands, bush land, and Savannah to woodland habitats – you will see incredible bird life as well as other taxa of animals and plants.

Why take 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures

Kenya is truly a bird watching destination for the bird watcher in families or groups. Come experience nature tours, and birds observation safari tour from over 10 birding and nature destinations: from Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Baringo, Kakamega forest to Lake Victoria and share unforgettable Kenyan Birdwatching tour moments from your own stay with a multitude of birding activities; bird survey, birding photography, birds feeding, guided nature walks and bird watching night trips.

Birding starts right upon arrival as you precede to Samburu National park also known as the paradise of ornithology. Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria National park is another Park that hosts thousands of bird species. After a day trip to Lake Bogoria you will proceed to Kakamega Forest then finally to Masai Mara National Park which also is home of hundred species of birds among other major attractions.

15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures

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

The start of 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures

Bird watching safari is good all year round in Kenya. And this 15 days Kenya birding safari tour has been designed to showcase the very best of Kenya’s bird life in a compact two week birding tour like no other! We travel far and wide going through different landscapes and habitats in search of the astonishing 11% of the world’s bird species that call Kenya their home. The focus will be on mainland Kenya as we travel from the capital and back! Experience both wildlife and bird life in an ideal bird watching destination in Kenya. This 15 days Kenya birding safari tour has the intention of making you fall in love with Kenya just like we all have – a truly once in a lifetime birding photography experience that will leave your heart in Africa! Bird watching is rewarding everywhere in Kenya.

15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures Package price includes:

  • All meals included while on safari
  • Full Board Accommodation while on Safari
  • All applicable Game Park entrance fees
  • Guaranteed window seating with open top for easy photography
  • Guaranteed departures for one or more passengers booking this safari
  • Professional Tour guide
  • Round trip transport from Nairobi to Uganda
  • Transport in 4×4 Mini Van
  • Gorilla Permits in Uganda
  • Accommodations in Kampala
  • Flight from Uganda back to Nairobi on the last day

Kenya Birding Safari Adventures Package Price excludes:

  • All personal travel and baggage insurances
  • International flights
  • All Airport Taxes and Visas
  • Medical and trip cancellation insurance
  • Yellow fever vaccinations
  • Items and services of a personal nature
  • Olduvai Gorge entrance fees
  • Canoeing safari
  • Any Optional activities such as village visit, balloon safaris, night game viewing, guided nature walks, e.t.c
  • Extras at the lodges or camps; tips and gratuities, portage, telephone, laundry etc
  • Drinks and beverages not in the Itinerary.
  • Tour driver-guide gratuities
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before the safari – can be arranged on request
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above 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

8 Days Africa Birding Tour

15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu Shaba National Park

15 Days Kenya Birding Safari departs Nairobi at 07:00 hrs and drive south along the Central Kenya Highlands arriving Samburu in time for lunch. Samburu National Reserve is a Kenyan less visited Game Reserve and is situated within the Rift Valley. It is relatively small in size compared to other Kenyan parks, such as Tsavo but it has more to offer as well as several endangered species. Spend the evening doing game drive and Birdwatching starting at 4p.m. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Shaba Lodge.

  • Destination: Samburu Shaba National Park
  • Accommodation: Samburu Shaba Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Samburu National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included

Day 2: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

After breakfast leave for a half day game drive. Animals commonly seen are elephants, lions, cheetahs, Gravy’s zebras, reticulated giraffes, Gerenuks, buffaloes, Onyx, gazelles, Dik-dik, and waterbucks. Return to the lodge for lunch followed by swimming games and relaxation. At 4 p.m we leave for an evening game drive till sunset then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Notable species recorded include arid endemics such as Donaldson-Smith’s Sparrow-Weaver, Shining Sunbird and the Bristle Crowned Starling, many Vulturine Guinea fowl, several Hornbill species, Somali Ostrich and rare species such as the Taita Falcon, migratory Kestrels, and William’s Lark. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Shaba Lodge.

  • Destination: Samburu Shaba National Park
  • Accommodation: Samburu Shaba Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Samburu National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

The whole day will be spent exploring this amazing game reserve; it gives you the refreshment of your mind as the park is not populated and not many people visit here. There are over 450 species of birds identified and aquatic species in the Waso Nyiro River including, vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches, and others. The whole day will be spent exploring the park for the whole day game drive. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Shaba Lodge

Day 4: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

Samburu is a bird watcher’s delight all year. Many unusual, dry-country specials reside here and can be spotted year-round. Migratory birds arrive into the reserve from November to April. One important consideration is the weather, as heavy showers can mess up your birding plans – November and April receive the most rainfall. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Shaba Lodge

  • Destination: Samburu Shaba National Park
  • Accommodation: Samburu Shaba Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Samburu National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: Samburu National Park – Lake Nakuru

Leaving early, on this day we shall drive to Lake Nakuru National Park; with a possible quick stop for a site where Cape Eagle-Owls roost. We shall arrive in Nakuru, around mid-day where we shall spend the entire afternoon birding in the park. This park is famed as the birdwatchers’ paradise, and indeed was the first national park in Africa to be set up with an avian conservation objective. This is indeed one of the highlight locations on our Kenya Birding Tour.

Up to a million flamingos have been recorded in this park depending on their regional migration. Most of these are Lesser Flamingos with Greater Flamingos making a smaller population. Other birds will be seen including some special species for this area and Palearctic water migrants being abundant in the right season. The park is also a great sanctuary for rhinos; without forgetting other three members of the Big Five, and these may be encountered as we move around the park. Other mammals will be seen, especially herds of grazing herbivores; and the Rothschild’s Giraffe. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

  • Destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Lake Baringo

On this day, we shall start with more birding in Nakuru. We shall spend the better part of the morning adding any species we may have missed the previous day. In the later afternoon, we shall head for Lake Baringo, as we bird along the way. If time allows, we shall stop briefly at a roadside dam near the lake, to check for some waterfowl. Dinner and overnight at Lake Baringo Soi Lodge

  • Destination: Lake Baringo National Park
  • Accommodation: Lake Baringo Soi Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Lake Baringo National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: Lake Baringo

On this day, we shall enjoy birding in the Baringo area. We shall drive and walk around the scrubland and the cliffs surrounding the lake, in search of birds in this unique area. A boat ride experience will also help you enjoy the beauty of the lake and see the local African Fish Eagles advertising their territories. Dinner and overnight at Lake Baringo Soi Lodge

  • Destination: Lake Baringo National Park
  • Accommodation: Lake Baringo Soi Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Lake Baringo National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: Lake Baringo

The combination of a large lake in semi-desert country and the nearby Baringo cliffs provide the perfect habitat for a great diversity of bird life. Specialties in this area are Dark Chanting-goshawk, Heuglin’s Courser, Northern White-faced Owl, Greyish Eagle-owl, Slender-tailed Nightjar, Jackson’s and Hemprich’s Hornbills, Black-throated Barbet, Red-fronted Warbler, Brown-tailed Chat, Somali Tit, Beautiful Sunbird, Bristle-crowned Starling, Golden-backed and Little Weavers, Northern Masked-weaver and Northern Red Bishop. Other possibilities in the area include Lanner Falcon, Verreaux’s Eagle, Blue-napped Mousebird, Madagascar Bee-eater, Red-fronted Barbet, Northern Crombec, Pygmy Batis, Cardinal Quelea and Eastern Paradise-whydah. Dinner and overnight at Lake Baringo Soi Lodge

  • Destination: Lake Baringo National Park
  • Accommodation: Lake Baringo Soi Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Lake Baringo National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9: Lake Baringo – Kakamega Forest

After some final birding around the Lake Baringo area, we will depart for the Kakamega Rainforest in the western highlands, en route stopping for special interest birds in the Kerio Valley. These may include Black-headed Lapwing, Meyer’s Parrot, White-crested Turaco, African Black, and Horus Swifts, African Pygmy-kingfisher, Double-toothed Barbet, Long-billed Pipit, Silver bird, Brown Babbler, White-crested Helmet-shrike, Black-headed Gonolek, Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver and Richard’s Seedeater. Kakamega Rainforest is the easternmost extension of the Congo Rainforest and is, without doubt, the best birding destination in the entire country.

Many of the species here are found nowhere else in Kenya and the list of possibilities is seemingly endless. Such avian gems as White-spotted Flufftail, Great Blue Turaco, Bar-tailed Trogon, Blue-headed Bee-eater, Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill, Grey-throated, Yellow-spotted and Yellow-billed Barbets, Golden-crowned and Brown-eared Woodpeckers, African Broadbill, 13 species of greenbul, Brown-chested Alethe, Banded and White-chinned Prinias, Black-faced Rufous-warbler, Equatorial Akalat, Snowy-crowned Robin-chat, African Shrike-flycatcher, Chestnut, Jameson’s, Brown-throated and Yellow-bellied Wattle-eyes, African Blue Flycatcher, Dusky Tit, Green- Throated, Green and Northern Double-collared Sunbirds, Western Black-headed Oriole, Mackinnon’s Fiscal, Pink-footed Puffback, Grey-green and Luehder’s Bush-shrikes, Stuhlmann’s Starling, Black-billed and Violet’s Weavers, Red-headed Malimbe, Red-headed Bluebill, and Black-and-white Mannikin. Rainforest mammals to be expected are: Eastern Black-and-white Columbus, Gentle and Red-tailed Mons and is well set up for bird watching safaris. Dinner and overnight at Rondo Retreat Lodge or similar Lodge

  • Destination: Kakamega Forest
  • Accommodation: Rondo Retreat Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Kakamega Forest National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: Kakamega Forest

Kakamega’s main attraction is its birdlife. The forest is a unique environment, not just in Kenya but in Africa. There are a number of relict species found here, including the Angsore’s Greenbul, Blue-headed Beefeater, Chapin’s Flycatcher and Turner’s Eremola. Other notables include the Red-Chested Owlet, Least Honeyguide, Great Blue Turaco, Banded Snake-eagle, and Crowned Eagle. Kakamega is a popular destination for birders and is well set up for bird watching safaris. Dinner and overnight at Rondo Retreat Lodge or similar Lodge

  • Destination: Kakamega Forest
  • Accommodation: Rondo Retreat Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Kakamega Forest National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11: Kakamega Forest – Masai Mara National Park

Drive across acres of wheat and barley to Masai Mara. The Masai Mara Game Reserve is regarded as the most magnificent natural theatre in the world. Set in the heart of Africa’s Great Plains, the Masai Mara boasts 1,672 square kilometers of unspoiled wilderness. It is home to the highest concentration of animals and birds anywhere on the continent. Dinner and Overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge

  • Destination: Masai Mara National Park
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Masai Mara National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12: Of the 15 Days Kenya Birding Safari: Masai Mara National Park

Full days in the Masai, the extensive grasslands are a stronghold 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. Dinner and Overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge

  • Destination: Masai Mara National Park
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Masai Mara National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 13: Masai Mara National Park

Masai Mara safari all day bird-watching in the Maasai Mara. Along the Mara River we’ll watch for African Finfoot, Schalow’s and Ross’ Turaco, Crested Guinea fowl, Woodland Kingfisher, Yellow-billed Barbet, Black-billed Weaver, Violet-backed Starling, and perhaps with luck, Pel’s Fishing Owl. Any tapping noise on the trees may be indicative of the relatively uncommon Woodpeckers (Golden-tailed and Fine-banded). Hopefully, we will be lucky enough to see some of the more difficult to see mammals such as Bat-eared Fox, Hunting Dog, Serval and the delightful Banded Mongoose. Mara sopa Lodge

  • Destination: Masai Mara National Park
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Masai Mara National Park
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 14: Masai Mara National Park

An early morning birding cum game drive after breakfast will be our perfect start of another unforgettable and memorable birding day in Africa. With picnic lunch en-route you spend your day in Mara Plains trying to identify and record the over 450 species record in this reserve. All meals and Overnight tonight will be served at, Dinner and Overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge (BLD).

  • Destination: Masai Mara National Park
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge
  • Luxury Lodge located inside Masai Mara National Park
  • Meals: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 15: Masai Mara – Nairobi

After breakfast, we drive or fly back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at Toona Tree Restaurant where you can enjoy some good Italian food, Check-in to a day room at Nairobi hotel. Farewell dinner Later early in the evening, will be hosted by our company at the world famous Carnivore Restaurant considered “Africa’s greatest eating experience” (if you love barbecue it doesn’t get better than this), and home to the “Simba Saloon” one of the city’s most popular night clubs. Thereafter you will be transferred to the airport in time for your International departure flight

15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures Package price includes:

  • All meals included while on safari
  • Full Board Accommodation while on Safari
  • All applicable Game Park entrance fees
  • Guaranteed window seating with open top for easy photography
  • Guaranteed departures for one or more passengers booking this safari
  • Professional Tour guide
  • Round trip transport from Nairobi and back
  • Transport in 4×4 Mini Van

15 Days Kenya Birding Safari Adventures Package Price excludes:

  • All personal travel and baggage insurances
  • International flights
  • All Airport Taxes and Visas
  • Medical and trip cancellation insurance
  • Yellow fever vaccinations
  • Items and services of a personal nature
  • Olduvai Gorge entrance fees
  • Canoeing safari
  • Any Optional activities such as village visit, balloon safaris, night game viewing, guided nature walks, e.t.c
  • Extras at the lodges or camps; tips and gratuities, portage, telephone, laundry etc
  • Drinks and beverages not in the Itinerary.
  • Tour driver-guide gratuities
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before the safari – can be arranged on request
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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