14 Days Kenya Birding Safari

14 Days,Kenya Ornithological Safari Birding in Central Kenya

Highlights: This birding tour will give you a great opportunity to explore a region part of Kenya that is neglected yet is an ornithological paradise that hosts some endemic birds among other birds. You will drive through this highland terrain from hills to mountain valleys including the plains with a 4x4 wheeled vehicle to explore these Important Birding Areas (IBA)


Day 1: Arrival- Nairobi
On arrival at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by our tour manager who will welcome you and brief you on your birding activity. Then, you will be transferred to your hotel Norfolk. Dinner is at Ibis Grill. Dinner and overnight at Norfolk Hotel

Day 2: Nairobi Area
After breakfast, depart for your birding activity starting point from Nairobi Museum. Bird watch in this beautiful city until mid morning, you will be picked and be driven to Nairobi National park for more birding activities. Have your picnic lunch at observation point as you observe game or at Makoyeti Gorge observation point. Continue your birding activity in the park including the adjacent Nairobi Safari Walk .Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Nairobi – Embu
After an early breakfast drive past the third largest pineapple plantation in the world owned by Delmonte firm to Embu for your birding activity at Irangi Forest. Lunch is enroute. Dinner and overnight at Izaak Walton Inn

Day 4: Mount Kenya National Park
After an early breakfast drive further north to Mount Kenya National Park birding en route. Arrive at Mountain lodge in good time for lunch. Have your afternoon at leisure as you view the game such as buffaloes, forest hogs, and bush pigs and luckily enough you might spot lions too as they come to drink water near the natural salt lick. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Serena Lodge

Day 5: Mount Kenya National Park
After breakfast have you birding activities at the forest trails the better part of the morning. The different habitats, that is, the montane forest, the montane grassland, the bamboo and the moorland, Look out for globally threaten species such as lesser Kestrel, Sharpe's Long claw, Abbott's Starling, Jackson's Widow bird. All meals and overnight at Mountain Serena Lodge

Day 6 - 9: Mount Kenya National Park – Samburu Game Reserve
After breakfast travel further north passing the equator and arrive in this prestigious park. Check in at Samburu Serena Lodge and, later in the afternoon have a game viewing drive as you bird watch. You may also have a chance to spot the special five that is beisa oryx, grevy zebra, gerenuk, Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. All meals at Samburu Serena lodge

elegant Mount Kenya Safari Club for a leisure stay. Enjoy the facility of this club as once was a colonial establishment. You can also opt to visit the adjacent sanctuary whereby you can see the chimpanzee at an additional fee. All meals and overnight at Mount Kenya Safari Club

Day 11-12: Aberdare National Park.
After breakfast drive to Aberdare national park via Outspan hotel in Nyeri to be transferred by lodge vehicle to tree tops located in the Aberdare national park after lunch. at treetops lodge’s water hole look out for many water birds and wading birds which may include familiar and common species such as the black-headed heron, hammer kop, yellow-billed stork, African green ibis and the hadada ibis. Lunch, dinner and overnight at treetops

Day 13: Outspan – Nairobi
After breakfast drive to Outspan hotel and collect your excess luggage left at the hotel and drive back to Nairobi. Have a stop over at fourteen falls. Have your lunch at Thika. Drive to Nairobi and check in your hotel. You will be transferred to carnivore restaurant for dinner. After dinner you will be transferred back to your hotel for overnight.
Overnight at Norfolk or a similar hotel

Day 14: Departure
After breakfast bid farewell to Kenya as you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound flight.

Prices and Costs

Cost Includes:
• Transfers from Nairobi hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
• Drive to carnivore restaurant for any meal stated in the itinerary
• Use of a 4x4 wheel vehicle with a photographic roof during your.
• Park entry fee for all parks that are stated in the itinerary
• All meals as per the Itinerary.
• Service of experienced English - Speaking driver guide and a professional birding guide.
• Game drives as per the Itinerary
• Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
• Government taxes

• Extras at the lodges –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses

Optional activities:
• Nairobi city tour
• Visit to Sweet waters and Ol Pajeta conservancy at an additional fee
• Visit the Samburu homesteads while in Samburu at an additional cost.

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