Bird Watching Tour, Kenya East & South 10 days

tour summary
Kenya is one of the most attractive birding destinations in Africa. There are various habitats for bird watching habitats like rainforests, mountains, savannahs, rivers, lakes and swamps. This 10 day tour takes you to the best parks in Kenya where you will explore a wide range of bird species. We can tailor the best bird watching tour for you upon request.
duration 10 days / 9 nights
starting point Nairobi Airport
means of transport
  • Domestic flight
  • Private vehicle
destinations
  • Amboseli NP
  • Lake Naivasha
  • Masai Mara NR
  • Tsavo East NP
activities
  • Bird watching
option
  • Domestic flight
  • Hiking
  • Night game drive
  • Night nature walk
Masai Mara National Reserve

It is the most popular national reserve in Kenya, a vast savannah along the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley. Also, northern part of Mara-Serengeti Eco-system and famous for the migration of millions of wildebeest. It is a home for giraffes, zebras, antelopes, cheetahs and the big five like lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.

Amboseli National Park

Located north of Mt. Kilimanjaro, known for the view of wildlife in savanna and Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background, also large herds of elephants eating grass in swamps. It is also home to the wildebeests, zebras, Thomson’s and Grants gazelles, hyenas and cheetahs.

Lake Naivasha

It is a freshwater lake located along the Great Rift Valley, 100 km north of Nairobi, 400 species of birds are recorded. Walking or horseback safari on the Crescent Island to view wildlife like the giraffes, zebras and buffaloes is worthwhile.

Tsavo East National Park

One of the largest national parks in Kenya, known for the vast herds of dust-red elephants. Home for rhinoes, buffaloes, lions, leopards among many others.

day 1
1 日目

PM

Arrive at Nairobi Airport, transfer to hotel

overnight: Nairobi
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day 2
2 日目

Whole day

Transfer to Tsavo East NP

Evening

Bird watching at Tsavo East NP

Bird of the day
Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus), White-headed Buffalo weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli), Red and Yellow Barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus), Fisher's Sparrow-lark (Eremopterix leucopareia), and Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix leucotis).

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day 3
3 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Tsavo East NP

Bird of the day
d'Arnaud's Barbet (Trachyphonus darnaudii), Cardinal Woodpecker (Dendropicos fuscescens), African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp), White-browed Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas leucophrys), and Spotted Morning Thrush (Cichladusa guttata).

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day 4
4 日目

Whole day

Transfer to Amboseli NP

Bird of the day
Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca), White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis), Little Bee- eater (Merops pusillus), African Hoopoe (Upupa africana) and European Roller (Coracias garrulus).

Evening

Bird watching at Amboseli NP

overnight: Amboseli National Park
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day 5
5 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Amboseli NP

Bird of the day
Northern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicus), Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus), Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus), Rufous-crowned Roller (Coracias naevius), Green Wood-hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus).

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day 6
6 日目

AM

Transfer to Lake Naivasha

Bird of the day
Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus), European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Northern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicus), Rufous-crowned Roller (Coracias naevia), Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus).

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day 7
7 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Lake Naivasha

Bird of the day
Senegal Lapwing (Vanellus lugubris), Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus), Eleonora's Falcon (Falco eleonorae), Greater Kestral (Falco rupicoloides) and Yellow-necked Spurfowl (Francolinus leucoscepus), Eurasian Weagon (Anas penelope),Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) and Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori).

overnight: Lake Naivasha
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day 8
8 日目

Whole day

Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve

Evening

Bird watching at Masai Mara National Reserve

Bird of the day
Fischer's Lovebird (Agapornis fischeri), Ross's Turaco (Musophaga rossae), Purple-crested Turaco (Tauraco porphyreolophus),Schalow's Turaco (Tauraco schalowi) and African Scops-Owl (Otus senegalensis).

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day 9
9 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Masai Mara National Reserve

Bird of the day
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus), Spotted Eagle-owl (Bubo africanus), Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti), Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima) and White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis).

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day 10
10 日目

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Transfer to Nairobi Airport by domestic fight

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