5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour

5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour


5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour

5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour itinerary is designed to cover the best birding grounds. The 5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour takes you to wild places to enjoy the best scenes including the great rift valley and the world’s famous Masai Mara National Reserve. You will explore Lake Naivasha to spot several birds and lake Nakuru national park. Lake Nakuru National Park is considered to be a greatest world ornithological spectacle on Earth by birders. It is famous for being a home to both black & white rhino’s other wildlife including the buffaloes, giraffes, baboons among others.

5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour is created especially for the bird lovers who wish to see Kenya’s avifauna’s of over 1100 species. The 5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour will focus on the 3 Great Rift Valley lakes and Masai Mara. Kenya is one of only 15 countries globally where more than 1,000 bird species have been recorded, and it lies third on the African avian diversity list after DR Congo and Tanzania. This list includes the world’s two largest birds (common and Somali ostrich, now regarded as separate species) and its bulkiest flying creature (Kori bustard), along with a wealth of raptors and a dazzling array of colorful bee-eaters, turacos, parrots, rollers and passerines.

Booking 5 Days Bird Watching Photography Tour Kenya can be done throughout the year however the best time for taking this safari is from November to April when the breeding season is on and many birds are in full plumage. This is also a good time to spot migrant bird species from Europe and north Africa. However, most interesting species are present all year around hence bird watching is good at any time.

Kenya – Land of the Big Five

Kenya is renowned for its dazzling wildlife including the Big Five and all the other animals people enjoy seeing on safari. And the country also has a staggering amount of birds—1134 species—and is one of Africa’s top bird-watching destinations. On this exciting 9-day safari we take you to a combination of Kenya’s best wildlife Savannah parks and reserves, and the best lakes and forests to spot the extraordinary bird-life.

This tour of Kenya has been specially crafted to allow you to enjoy Kenya’s best birding locations over 5 days, with photography being the main agenda. Loaded with national and regional endemics, this 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, Savannah to woodland habitats – you will see incredible bird-life as well as other taxa of animals and plants. Big game will be encountered in plenty, including many rare and unique species. This 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!

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Kenya Birding Adventures
    • Activity Level Leisurely
    • Group Size Large Group
    All about the 5 Days Kenya Bird Watching Photography Tour.

    Kenya is truly one of the world’s last hidden gems: pristine, undiscovered, and brimming with unique wildlife, scenery and cultures. Kenya is a place where you can experience far-reaching landscapes from dramatic mountains to deserts and crystal clear rivers and lakes; where the warm hospitality of the people will move you to your very heart and soul. Additionally, Kenya is a wonderful country to travel to as it offers world-class infrastructure, remarkable wildlife viewing, and breathtaking scenery. Add to this the rich botanical heritage, fine food, friendly people, and fascinating history and it’s easy to understand why Kenya is a top travel destination in Africa.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Park fees
    • All activities
    • A professional driver/guide
    • All transportation
    • All Taxes/VAT
    • Pick up and drop off
    • Meals
    • Drinking water
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International flights
    • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
    • Tips
    • Personal items
    • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
    1. Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Naivasha

      Meet and greet your birding guide and set off for a scenic drive via the great north road to Lake Naivasha. You will have a stop-over at the view points of the great rift valley for stunning views; arriving at Lake Naivasha on time for lunch and bird walking safari in search for herons, black crakes, fish eagles, ospreys, lily-trotters among other species. We also have an evening tour to the Elsa mere Center. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Naivasha Lodge.

      Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

    2. Day 2: Lake Naivasha – Bird Lake Nakuru national park

      Have breakfast and drive to Lake Nakuru national park which is regarded by avid birders’ as the greatest world ornithological spectacle on the Earth to spot the millions of pink flamingoes lining on the shores of lake Nakuru. You will have a game drive en route before checking-in at Lake Nakuru Lodge for Lunch. Later go for a walk along lake shores to see a number of wild animals including the White Rhino, Black Rhino, and the Rothschild Giraffe. You will also look out for birds like the Lesser and Greater Flamingoes, Tawny Eagle, African fish Eagle, Cliff Chat, Green Wood Hoopoes, Great White and Pink Backed Pelicans plus other intra- African Migrants. Dinner and Overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Lodge.

      Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    3. Day 3: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara

      After breakfast, continue with your 5 Days Bird Watching Photography Tour Kenya, driving across the floor of the great rift valley towards Masai Mara game reserve. Masai Mara is located in the northern portion of the great plains ecosystem neighboring Serengeti. Mara hosts a number of animals including the “big five” ie lion, rhino, buffalo, leopard and elephant as well cheetah, giraffe, zebra, and vast herds of plain antelope. You will check in to your booked lodge, have lunch, relax and head for game drive in search of the big five and several birds. Take amazing photographs as the sun starts to edge dip into the horizon of the beautiful Mara rolling plains. Please note that, during the evening hours is the time to spot the shy leopard. Dinner & overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

      Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    4. Day 4: Bird Masai Mara Game Reserve

      Wake up early morning and head to Masai Mara game reserve for full day bird watching in search for birds like Abdim’s stork, African finfoot, Jackson’s widowbird, African wood owl, Ayres’s hawk eagle, Cinnamon-breasted bunting, Denham’s bustard, Giant kingfisher, White-bellied go-away bird, Grey-crested helmet-shrike, Grey penduline tit, Hildebrandt’s starling, Lazy cisticola, Ostrich, Red-throated tit, Yellow-throated sandgrouse, Ross’s turaco, Rosy-throated longclaw, Southern ground hornbill, Rufous-bellied heron, Rufous-throated wryneck, Saddle-billed stork, Schalow’s turaco, Secretary bird, Silverbird, Swahili sparrow, Tabora cisticola, Temminck’s courser, Purple grenadier, Trilling cisticola, Usambiro barbet, Woolly-necked stork, Yellow-mantled widowbird among others. Retire and return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge.

      Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    5. Day 5: Masai Mara – Nairobi

      Have a leisurely breakfast and later set off for Nairobi arriving on time for lunch at the world’s famous Carnivore Restaurant for Africa’s greatest eating experience with lots of local cuisines on menu. After you will be transferred to the airport to end your 5 Days Bird Watching Photography Tour Kenya.

      Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch