Tour Name:The Classic Bird safari
Duration:10Days | 9Nights
Departure Days: Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of Vehicle: Safari is either in a 7 Seater Tour mini van(2WD/4WD)with a pop up roof or a 4x4 Land Cruiser at a supplemented cost.
Drive to the Aberdare Mountain Range for a night in a tree hotel. Later this evening, watch for animals as they come to the lit waterhole to drink water and lick for salt.Overnight: Serena Mountain Lodge/similar.
Day 2. Aberdares-Nakuru
Drive into the Great Rift Valley and Lake Nakuru, arriving in time for lunch. This afternoon, enjoy game and bird viewing in nearby Lake Nakuru National Park.Overnight Sarova Lion Hill Lodge/Similar.
Day 3.Lake Nakuru
A full day at Lake Nakuru includes morning and afternoon game drives in the park.Lake Nakuru is perhaps most famous for the over one million greater and lesser Flamingo that gather at the lake during various times of the year.In addition,tens of thousands of other birds make this an ornithologist's paradise.Overnight Lake Sarova Lion Hill Lodge/Similar
Day 4.Lake Nakuru - Lake Baringo
Travel north and pass through Lake Bogoria to see the hot springs and geysers.Spend the midmorning in this lake and have your picnic lunch here.Then continue to Lake Baringo arriving in the afternoon at 1500hrs,a fresh water lake with over 450 species of birds.This afternoon,enjoy a guided bird walk.Overnight Soi safari lodge in Lake Baringo/similar
Day 5.Lake Baringo
Enjoy guided bird-viewing before breakfast this morning.Later enjoy a boat trip on the Lake,followed by an afternoon at leisure.Overnight at Soi safari lodge in Lake Baringo/similar
Day 6.Lake Baringo - Lake Naivasha
Drive via Lake Elementaita to Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch.A boat trip on Lake Naivasha with a visit to Crescent Island is included this afternoon.Overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/similar.
Day 7.Lake Naivasha
Enjoy early morning guided bird watching before breakfast.Later this afternoon,visit nearby Hell's Gate.Overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/similar
Day 8.Naivasha-Masai Mara
Breakfast and 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. Masai Mara is actually the northern portion of the Great Plains ecosystem in the neighboring Tanzania called Serengeti.It is a home to the "big five" lion,buffalo,rhino,leopard and elephant as well cheetah, zebra, giraffe and vast herds of plain antelope and numerous other wildlife.Your lunch and accommodation for the nights will be at one of the excellent lodge Mara Sopa Lodge/similar. Sopa is a Masai word meaning welcome and indeed this is a tradition which has been well adopted by the lodge to all its guests.Set in the Ololaimutia valley the lodge blends in the perfectly surrounding hillside landscape. After lunch and some time to relax and perhaps take a dip in the pool,take an afternoon game drive in search of the big five. As sun sets slowly dip into the horizon, it will be your perfect time to photograph the beautiful Mara rolling plains.This is also the right time to spot the shy leopard. Dinner & overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/similar.
Day 9.Masai Mara
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 Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar .
Day 10.Masai Mara-Nairobi
After breakfast, drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at a Nairobi Hotel/ Restaurant where you can enjoy some good food, Check-in to a day room at Nairobi hotel or take a half day excursion of our capital city.Depending on your departure time,Later early in the evening a bye bye dinner 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 cities most popular night clubs. Thereafter you will be transferred to the airport in time for your International departure flight.
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Price per person Sharing USD.
Departures daily, minimum 2 person
Transportation in tourist minibuses with HF Radio communication and pop-up roof for easy viewing and photographing. Full board accommodation on safari based on twin sharing, Drinking mineral water,All park entrance fees, services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide With extensive knowledge in birds,extensive game drives in the national parks ,Air Rescue Service fee,Free airport transfers in Nairobi.
Nairobi overnight, Alcoholic drinks, beverages, Airport departure Tax, tips, visas, laundry,Personal Toiletries, international flights, personal & baggage insurance. optional activities or items of personal nature.