Tour Overview

A journey From mountain moorland, through Rift Valley, Acacia bush, dense Kakamega forest, lakes ,swamps ,grasslands and national parks. Hopping to see over 400 species of birds and great diversity of mammals, insects, spiders, fungi and trees.

13 Days Bird Watching -Kakamega Forest, Mt. Kenya, Lake Baringo, , Masai Mara, Sosyambu Sanctuary

Day 1: Nairobi – Mt Kenya

Departure from Nairobi for Mt Kenya arriving for lunch. Afternoon birding along the nearby forest trails or wait for wildlife at nearby saltlick. Hope to see Olive & Bronze napped pigeons, Silvery Cheeked hornbills, Ruppels Robin Chat, White-starred Forest Robin, Mountain Greenbul, Stuhlmans sterling and may be Vereaux Eagle .Overnight at your Lodge.

Day 2: Mt Kenya

An early breakfast, drive to slopes of Mt Kenya through numerous vegetation zones and onto 10,000 ft Afro- alpine moorland. Return on afternoon for bird walk along the river line forests. Hope to see; Black duck, Hartulabs Turaco, Crowned hornbill, Paradise flycatchers and eight species of sunbirds Over night at a Lodge.

Day 3 – 4: Sosyambu Wildlife Sanctuary

Early morning departure over the Great Rift Valley onto on to Sosyambu wildlife sanctuary. Outstanding night game drives & nature/bird walks which is a truly memorable locality. Famous for flamingos, Pelicans and water birds but equally rich in Narina Trogon, Arrow-marked Babbler and Red -headed weaver ,Hildebrand’s Francolin ,Montane and Dusky Night jars. Full day visit to lake Nakuru National Park. Two overnights at a camp.

Day 5 – 6: Lake Bogoria – Lake Baringo

After a short drive north ,past hot springs of lake Bogoria and onto L. Baringo. Afternoon boat excursion to view Hippo, Crocodiles and water birds at close range. Dark Chanting Goshwak, Silverbird, Cliffchats, Jackson’s and Yellow-billed hornbills, brown- tailed Rock Chat, Bristle-crowned Startling, Verreaux Eagle and Spotted Eagle Owl. Overnight at a lodge.

Day 7 – 8: Tugen hills – Serikwa plateau – Kakamega forest

Full day drive over Tugen hills ,through the Kerio valley and Serikwa plateau and finally to Kakamega forest, a rain forest with its flora and fauna fascinating. Specialities include Great Blue Turaco , Emerald Cuckoo ,Blue Headed Bee Eater, Black and White Casked Hornbill, Black-billed and Violet’s Black Weavers. Overnight at a Resort

Day 9 – 12: Lake Victoria – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast drive past L.Victoria to The Maasai Mara Game Reserve, East Africa finest wildlife Park. All the Big Five ,Black Rhino ,Elephant ,Lion, Cheetah, Leopard ,Zebra, Wild beast, Heartbeats, Topi, Eland, Thompson and Grant Gazelles and many more along side Open -billed Storks, Temminck’s Courser, Yellow-throated Sangrouse, Usambiro Barbet and Denham’s Bustard and many more. Nature walks along side a Maasai guide. Four nights at a Camp.

Day 13: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi

After morning game drive return to Nairobi arriving on afternoon to hotel of your choice

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