7 Days Kenya Birding Safari


7 Days Kenya Birding Safari

7 Days Kenya Birding Safari Tour is an exciting Safari designed around the classical birding route in Kenya. This 7 Days Kenya Birding Safari Tour has been designed with the focus on seeing as many different bird species as possible. Seeking out birds on this 7 Days Kenya Ornithological Safari Tour is a perfect opportunity to unwind and enjoy the beautiful Kenya scenery. 7 Days Kenya Birding Trip in Kenya will take you to destinations teaming with birds. Starting with a visit to Lake Naivasha with over 300 bird species. You will also visit Lake Nakuru Park which is famous for the flocks of the greater and lesser Flamingos.

7 Days Kenya Birding Watching Tour; Top bird watching & walking safaris, African Kenya Bird watching safari, Bird watching safaris in Africa. Bird watching safari in Kenya parks and rift valley lakes is popular. Many important Kenya bird watching safari areas include Kenya birds in Lake Naivasha bird’s area, Lake Nakuru bird’s area, Lake Bogoria bird area and Lake Baringo bird area.

Kenya has the second-highest checklist of birds in Africa and has set a record for the longest birding tour lists of any country in Africa. 7 Days Kenya Birding Adventures will help you gather many of these exciting birds, including many of the national endemics like Jackson’s Francolin, Williams’s Lark, Snowy (Brown-and-White) Barbet, Hinde’s Babbler, and Sharpe’s Longclaw.

7 Days Kenya Birding Holiday Safari

Kenya has one of the richest avifaunas in Africa with around 1090 bird species recorded. At least eight of these are national endemics. Around 170 species of Kenya’s birds species are Pale arctic migrants (11 species of them with a local breeding population too), mainly from eastern Europe, Russia, the middle East and Siberia. Another 60 species migrate regularly within the Afro tropics or from Madagascar. Some 335 species are found in forest; 230 species are entirely forest dependent and 110 species are “forest specialists” requiring intact, undisturbed habitat and Forty species of global conservation concern are known to occur in Kenya. Four of these are critically Endangered, two Endangered and 16 species are Vulnerable.

We offer unique bird watching vacation holiday to avid birders, where you will most likely be able to spot about 350-400 bird species. This one week Kenya Birding Safari Holiday in Kenya takes you through the most birding habitats mainly the Rift Valley lakes which include: Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria and Baringo, all of which are rightly important for mind-boggling flamingo population, and more other birding species combined. All our birding tours and safaris are conducted by our professional and experienced guides.

Low Season – January – 30th May
High Season 1st June – December
2 Pax per person sharing US $ 1740
4 Pax per person sharing US $ 1458
6 Pax per person sharing US $ 1397
2 Pax per person sharing US $ 1985
4 Pax per person sharing US $ 1623
6 Pax per person sharing US $ 1535


Kenya Birdwatching Safari Holiday

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Africa Guided Safari Tours, Africa Trekking and Guided Birding Safari
    • Activity Level Leisurely
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    All about the 7 Days Kenya Birding Safari.

    7 Days Kenya Birding Safari will take you through several of these environments, including visits to the soda lake and acacia woods of Lake Nakuru. The 7 Days Kenya Birding Safari comprises of a diverse range of habitats supports a great diversity of bird species – and makes a bird watching holiday in Kenya very rewarding! From the world’s biggest bird, the Ostrich, to spectacular flamingos that congregate in their millions at the various Lakes of the Great Rift Valley and camouflage them in pink.

    Kenya holds some remarkable birding sights that you have to see them to believe. With eleven percent of the world’s species – some 1089 different varieties, Kenya’s birding is one of the best in the world. It is not unusual for birding trips to record 300-600 different varieties on a short trip or to record more than 120 at a particular site on a single day.

    Our 7 Days Kenya Birding Safari is an excellent chance to relax both physically and mentally among the breathtaking sceneries of the virgin African nature. The 1089 winged, feathered inhabitants and migratory visitors of Kenya will delight and engage you in a world of entertaining antics, melodious songs and spell-binding aerial acrobatics. 7 Days Kenya Birding Safari takes you into the world of Kenya’s avi-fauna! See first-hand the gangly gait of ostriches, the daredevil hunting skills of African fish eagles and the carpets of rose-colored flamingos that cover many of Kenya’s terrestrial and aquatic wildernesses. Birding sites in Kenya offer an abundance of birdie species, ranging from 200 and 600+ at any given location.

    Kenya offers birding fans a stand-out undertaking and you can expect some unmatched birding and wildlife experiences in Kenya and the neighboring countries. We offer extraordinary birding tour packs with our very own best capable guides. Kenya has the most shocking species centralization of aviary fauna on the continent and likely the most flawless and wild birding destinations., Africa is most prized birding spot Kenya support with the best birding alludes to.

    Kenya is a flat out need visit African nation and a champion among Africa’s best-kept wildlife puzzles and has great birding hots-pots, including Meru National Park, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha and Kakamega Forest just to give a few models. This areas of situations forests, meadow, wetland, and isolated land are sheltered house for eager birders with over 400 varieties of African bird species including exceptional sightings, for instance, reptile scavenger and dark snake sell, whole bunch of rare birds which are only found here in Kenya. We will take you through likely the best birding areas in Kenya.

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    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.
    • Transport in a 4×4 Safari Mini Van with a pop-up roof -each person is guaranteed a window seat
    • Services of a professional Birding guide
    • Accommodation in a double/triple room
    • Game drives as per the itinerary
    • Game parks or national parks entry fees;
    • Three meals per day whilst on safari
    • 1-litre Mineral water per person per day
    • Complimentary return airport transfers in Nairobi
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International Airfare
    • A visit to a Masai Village
    • Accommodations in Nairobi
    • Cost of obtaining passport and visas
    • Gratuity for your professional driver guide, Porterage/ waiters at hotels
    • Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
    • Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
    • Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 470 US Dollars), Nature walks etc
    • Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary
    1. Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Baringo

      Pick up from your hotel or JKI Airport and drive through Limuru tea farm, gradually descending to the floor of the Great Rift Valley, passing Mt. Longonot en route to Lake Baringo. This is one of the two fresh water Lakes in the Rift Valley and a bird watcher’s paradise. It has over 460 recorded bird species check in at Lake Baringo club where you will find plenty of information on the area’s bird life in your room. A resident ornithologist leads walks before breakfast and in the evenings Your driver/guide will gladly assist with any queries.

      Key Bird Species

      Popular Bird Species seen on this Lake Baringo and Lake Bogoria National Reserve Tour: African Fish Eagle, Yellow-billed Hornbill, Greater Flamingo. Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, African Fish Eagle, African Jacana, Black Crake, Goliath Heron, Little Bittern, Purple Heron and White-faced Whistling Duck, Spotted Eagle-Owl, Northern White-faced Scops Owl, Shikra, Dark Chanting-Goshawk, Verreaux’s Eagle, Slender-tailed Nightjar, Heuglin’s Courser, Blue-capped Cordon-bleu, D’Arnaud’s Barbet, Black-throated Barbet, Brubru, Grey-headed Bushshrike, Jackson’s Golden-backed Weaver, Northern Masked Weaver, White-billed Buffalo-Weaver, Beautiful Sunbird, Jackson’s Hornbill, Yellow-billed Hornbill, Hemprich’s Hornbill, Northern Red Bishop, Brown-tailed Rock Chat, Mocking Cliff-Chat and Bristle-crowned Starling.

      Dinner and overnight at Lake Bogoria Spar Lodge

    2. Day 2; Lake Baringo

      Full day in Baringo with a visit to lake Bogoria. The lake is host to thousands of shocking –pink flamingoes as well as other water birds such as the pelican and Gerbe. After picnicf lunch visit the streaming geysers found in the area. These are spectacular displays of superheated water sprays which shoot out of natural underground rocks.

      Lake Bogoria National Reserve has more than 350 birds on its list, but the main attraction is an estimated two million lesser flamingos which flock in the shallow waters feeding on algae. Mixed in are many greater flamingos as well. Lake Bogoria is one of the best places in Kenya to see large flocks of these birds. Plenty of other waterbirds are easy to spot, and the call of a fish eagle is never far off.

      Dinner and overnight at Lake Bogoria Lodge Hotel.

    3. Day 3: Baringo – Kakamega

      Drive to Kakamega National Reserve after breakfast. This is the country’s only tropical rain forest and formed part of the dense rain forest that scotched from west Africa, a cross central Africa and into the night lands area’s East and west of the Great Rift Valley. The forest is world –renowned as home to several hundred species of birds including rare shake –eating birds, insects, monkeys and other mammals, as well as countless, exotic tree species.

      Dinner and overnight at Rondo Retreat Lodge booked on full board basis.

    4. Day 4; Kakamega Forest

      Full day in Kakamega National Reserve with bird walks accompanied by game wardens and our driver /guide. Kakamega Forest is an eastern extension of the great Congo Basin rain forest. It is one of Africa’s most famous birding forests, and it supports over 80 species on the eastern limit of their range from central and West Africa. Examples of this are the spectacular great blue turaco and the colorful blue-headed bee-eater. More than 350 bird species have been recorded, 36 of which are endemic to the forest and can only be found here. Full board and overnight at Rondo Retreat Lodge.

      Key Bird Species

      Popular Bird Species seen on this Kakamega Forest Birding Tour: Blue-headed Bee-eater, Great Blue Turaco, Ross’s Turaco, Crowned Eagle, Great Blue Turaco, Crowned Eagle, Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Chapin’s Flycatcher, Yellow-mantled Widowbird, Red-headed Bluebill, Uganda Woodland Warbler, White-chinned Prinia, Turner’s Eremomela, Green Hylia, Yellow-bellied Hyliota, Vieillot’s Black Weaver, Olive-Green Camaroptera, African Broadbill, Snowy-headed Robin-Chat, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Green-throated Sunbird, Mackinnon’s Fiscal, White-spotted Flufftail, Dusky Tit, Luhder’s Bush-Shrike, Black-crowned Waxbill, White-breasted Negrofinch, Yellow-crested Woodpecker, Equatorial Akalat, White- tailed Ant-Thrush, Blue-headed Bee-eater, Common Wattle-eye, Jameson’s Wattle-eye, Black-billed Turaco and Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye.

    5. Day 5; Kakamega – Nakuru

      Drive to lake Nakuru National park after an early breakfast arriving at lake Nakuru Woodlands for lunch. After lunch bird spotting drive in the park, home to stunning flocks of lesser flamingoes, which literally turn the Lakeshores into a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world – renowned with the park being a beacon for leading ornithologists, scientists and wildlife film makers. Full board and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge.

      Lake Nakuru is a great birding destination with more than 500 species recorded. The soda lake is a birding hotspot and supports a lot of birdlife, including large flocks of pelicans. Unfortunately, flamingos are no longer the drawcard here as unfavorable conditions have driven many of them to other Rift Valley lakes. Nakuru is also one of the best places in Kenya to see the striking, long-tailed widowbird.

      Lake Nakuru national park hosts various kinds of birds such as endemic, near endemic species, critically endangered, endangered species and globally threatened species. Endangered species include Gray Crowned-Crane, White-backed Vulture and Rueppell’s Griffon. Vulnerable species include Abyssinian Thrush, White-headed Vulture, Lappet-faced Vulture, Greater Spotted Eagle and Imperial Eagle. Near threatened species include Maccoa Duck, Lesser Flamingo, Black-tailed Godwit, Great Snipe, Bateleur, Crowned Eagle, Pallid Harrier, European Roller, Sooty Falcon and Gray-crested Helmetshrike.

    6. Day 6: Nakuru – Naivasha

      Early morning bird- spotting drive in the park and around the lake before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Drive to lake Naivasha thereafter entering via Hell’s gate famous for its natural steaming geysers and a haven for bird’s watcher. The cliffs are breeding grounds for vultures, verrequx’s Eagles, Augur Buzzards and thousands of swift over 130 bird species have been recorded here lunch at lake Naivasha country club. Afternoon at leisure to explore the rich bird –filled gardens or an optional boat ride to crescent lsland (at an extra cost). Dinner and overnight at lake Naivasha Kongoni Lodge.

      Key Bird Species

      Popular Bird Species seen on this Lake Naivasha Birding Tour: Great White Pelican, Saddle-billed Stork, Goliath Heron, Giant Kingfisher, Cape Teal, Pied Avocet, Black Heron, Goliath Heron, Maccoa Duck, Great White Pelican, Common Greenshank, Ruff, Green Sandpiper, Hilderbrandt’s Francolin, Arrow-marked Babbler, African Fish Eagle, Verreaux’s Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Osprey, Hybrid Lovebird, Red-throated Wryneck, Buff-bellied Warbler, Grey Crowned Crane, Black Cuckoo, African Hoopoe, Malachite Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher, Giant Kingfisher, Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, Pink-backed Pelican, Pied Avocet, Blacksmith Plover, Coqui Francolin, Hilderbrandt’s Francolin, Black Cuckoo, African Cuckoo, Grey-crested Helmetshrike, Cape Teal, Hottentot Teal and Red-billed Teal, Dusky Nightjar, Montane Nightjar, Maccoa Duck, Malachite Sunbird or White-backed Duck.

    7. Day 7: Naivasha – Naivasha

      After a leisurely breakfast drive back to Nairobi and off at your hotel or JKI Airport.

    Hotels, Tea Houses and Camps

    Lake Nakuru lodge

    Lake Nakuru Lodge is a beautiful eco-lodge situated inside Lake Nakuru National Park boasting unobstructed views of the lake and wildlife. It offers accommodation with free WiFi, seating area and flat-screen TV. There is a private bathroom with bath and free toiletries in each unit, along with a hair dryer.

    A buffet breakfast is served each morning at the property. There is an in-house restaurant, which serves a variety of Indian, African and American dishes and also offers dairy-free, gluten-free and vegetarian options. The lodge offers an outdoor pool. Guests can also relax in the garden.

    Lake Naivasha Kongoni lodge.

    A blend of African heritage and boldness welcomes visitors with the down-to-earth warmth of a much-loved home away from home. Spacious interiors are styled with a varied mix of rich colours, and inviting textures and layers, making Naivasha Kongoni Lodge an idyllic retreat. Naivasha Kongoni Lodge offers guests the ultimate in personal comfort, luxury and innovative business and leisure facilities. Naivasha Kongoni Lodge’s copious English breakfasts are sure to fuel you for the explorations of the day ahead. For lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy a full range of local and Continental dishes. Always popular are grilled meats and fish caught in the nearby lakes.

    Rondo Retreat Center

    The tranquil Rondo Retreat Center in the Kakamega Rainforest welcomes you to make it your home for some memorable days, pursuing your hobbies as a butterfly collector, beetle specialist, frog fancier, spider hunter, tourist or bird watcher. The Serene & tranquil Retreat Centre. Set in Kenya’s only rainforest, the Kakamega Forest, complete with endemic spcies of flora and fauna, welcomes you to make it your home for a few memorable days, birding, hiking or whatever else catches your forest fancies.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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    Lake Nakuru Lodge.
    Lake Nakuru Lodge.
    Lake Naivasha Kongoni lodge.Lake Naivasha Kongoni lodge.
    Lake Naivasha Kongoni Lodge.
    Lake Naivasha Kongoni Lodge.

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