7 Days ; Bird Watching

This luxury birding adventure takes our clients to some of the best birding locations in Kenya with accommodation in the top establishments along this birding circuit. Apart from birds the tour also emphasizes on Wildlife, Ecology and Conservation.

Day 1: Nairobi - Lake Baringo

Pick up from your hotel or JKI Airport and drive through the floor of the Great Rift Valley, passing Mt. Longonot en-route to Lake Baringo. This is one of the two freshwater 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. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 2: 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 Grebe. After picnic lunch visit the steaming geysers found in the area. These are spectacular displays of superheated water sprays which shot out of natural underground rocks. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 3: Baringo - Kakamega

After breakfast drive to Kakamega National Reserve. This is the country's only tropical rain forest and formed part of the dense rain forest that stretched from West Africa, across Central Africa and into the highland areas East and West of the Great Rift Valley. The forest is world-renowned as home to several hundred species of birds including rare snake-eating birds, insects, monkeys and other mammals, as well as countless, exotic tree species. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 4: Kakamega

Full day in the Kakamega National Reserve with bird walks accompanied by game wardens and our driver/guides. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 5: Kakamega - Nakuru

After breakfast drive to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving at Lake Nakuru Lodge 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 filmmakers. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 6: Nakuru - Naivasha

After breakfast break camp and proceed to Lake Naivasha, entering via Hell's Gate, famous for its natural streaming geysers and a haven for bird watchers. The cliffs are breeding grounds for vultures, Verreaux's Eagles, Augur Buzzards and thousands of Swifts. 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 Island (at an extra cost). Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 7: Naivasha - Nairobi

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