7 days Kenya bird watching safari
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 watchers 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 Lake Baringo club
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 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. Dinner and overnight at Lake Baringo club camp/ Hotel.
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 Kakamega Golf club.
Day 4; Kakamega
Full day in Kakamega National Reserve with bird walks accompanied by game wardens and our driver /guide. Full board and overnight at Kaka mega Golf club.
Day 5; Kakamega – Nakuru
Drive to lake Nakuru National park after an early breakfast 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 magnificient 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.
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 birds 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 country club.
Day 7: Naivasha – Naivasha
After a leisurely breakfast drive back to Nairobi and off at your hotel or JKI Airport.