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Kenya Bird watching safaris - Kenya Wildlife Safari
and birdwatching holiday
13 Days Bird Wilderness
Departure from Nairobi at 9.00 am for Mount Kenya NP arriving for lunch.
Afternoon birding along the nearby forested trails or waiting for glimpses
of the shy montane wildlife as it comes down to the nearby waterhole/saltlick.
We hope to see Olive & Bronze-naped Pigeons, Silvery-cheeked Hornbills,
Ruppell's Robin Chat, White-starred Forest Robin, Mountain Greenbul, Stuhlman's
Starling and maybe Verreaux Eagle Owl. Overnight at MOUNTAIN LODGE.
An early breakfast is followed by a morning drive up Mt Kenya's lower
slopes, through the numerous vegetation zones and onto the 10,000 ft Afro-alpine
moorland. We return in the afternoon for a birdwalk along the riverine
forests. Black Duck, Hartlaub's Turaco, Crowned Hornbill, Paradise and
up to eight species of sunbird Overnight at NARO MORU RIVER LODGE.
Early morning departure over The Great Rift Valley wall and onto the Lake
Nakuru National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Here we enjoy outstanding
game drives & bird walks all making this a truly memorable locality.
Famous for flamingos, pelicans and waterbirds but equally rich in Narina's
Trogon, Arrow-marked Babbler and red-headed Weaver, Hilderbrandt's Francolin,
Montane and Dusky Nightjars and many more. Two overnights at LION HILL
After a short drive north, past the hot springs of L.Bogoria and onto
L.Baringo. Afternoon boat excursion to view Hippo, Crocodiles and water
birds at close range. Dark Chanting Goshawk, Silverbird, Cliffchats,
Jackson's & Yellow-billed Hornbills, Brown-tailed Rock Chat, Bristle-crowned
Starlings, Verreaux Eagle & Spotted Eagle Owl. Two overnights LAKE
BARINGO ISLAND CAMP
Full day drive over the Tugen Hills, through the Kerio Valley and
Serikwa plateau and finally onto Kakamega Forest. Kakamega is the
eastern most remnant of the great west African rain forests that
once stretched the width of Africa, its flora, fauna & avifauna is
fascinating. Specalities include Great Blue Turaco, Emerald Cuckoo,
Blue-headed Bee-Eater, Black & White Casqued Hornbill, Black-billed
and Vieillot's Black Weavers. Two overnights RONDO RETREAT.
After an early breakfast we head south past Lake Victoria, and onto
The Maasai Mara East Africa's finest wildlife sanctuary. All the
big game, Black Rhino, Elephant, Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Zebra, Wildebeest,
Hartebeest, Topi, Eland, Thompson and Grant's Gazelles, and many more
are all well represented alongside local specialities such as Open-billed
Storks, Temminck's Courser, Yellow-throated Sandgrouse, Usambiro Barbet
and Denham's Bustard. Four nights at our own MAASAI MARA RIVER CAMP.
After an early morning game drive we return to Nairobi, arriving mid afternoon,
and transferred to the hotel of your choice. (Saturday). On this day there
is an optional internal light aircraft flight back to Nairobi to avoid
a 5-6 hour drive across the Rift Valley.
Kenya Wildlife Safari
and birdwatching holiday