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9 Days   Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, Treetops and Samburu Safari

Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara

After breakfast depart for Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in search for animals. Wildlife in Masai Mara is found in large numbers and the game reserve has the highest concentration. Dinner and overnight Mara Sopa Lodge/Ol-Moran Tented Camp or similar.

Day 2: Masai Mara

Full day bird watching where on the open plains there is a variety of bustards including the large Jackson's bustard. The latter during nuptial display soars high in the air then with rigid wings descends slowly to earth like a prickled balloon ground hornbills are ones of the most spectacled birds of the open plains & more easily seen in the Mara than elsewhere in Kenya. Birds of prey are abundant and no less than 53 different species have so far been discovered, secretary birds are a common sight as they stalk sedately over the grasslands, and in the sky there are always vultures and that effortless flier the batelour. Dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge or Similar.

Day 3: Masai Mara -  Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, leave for lake Naivasha which is a bird watcher’s paradise, water birds exist in great variety and abundance fish eagles and ospreys are residents herons and egrets lily – trorlters purple gallinishes, red knobbed coots & black cracks are common African marsh hurlers and the three migrant harriers are often seen sailing just above the reed bed’s hunting the little hyperolis tree frogs which form the bulk of the diet. Some 13 km south of lake Naivasha are the towering cliffs of the hell’s gate gorge, with their resident pair of Larmmergeys, several Evreux's eagles, colonies of rappel's vultures and other notable birds

Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge or similar.

Day 4: Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, explore the rich bird filled gardens or an optional boat ride to the crescent island, then proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch. It is the world’s famous haunt of flamingos.

The landscape is picturesque areas of the sedge, marsh and grasslands alternating with rocky cliffs, and outcrops, stretches of yellow backed acacia woodland and on the eastern perimeter rocky hillsides covered with forest of grotesque looking euphorbia trees all set against a background of hilly broken country.

Both lesser and greater flamingos occur abundantly as non-breeding visitors on lake Nakuru, the former vastly the more the numerous.

There is a great variety of other water birds including two interesting ducks, the cape pigeon a lover of blackish waters, and the stiff tailed maccoa duck, blacksmith plover, spurwing plover, crowned plover, kittliz’s plover, birds of prey includes, lanner, long crested eagle, augur buzzard, red-chested cuckoo, lillac breasted roller, grey headed kisher and bronzy and variable sunbirds.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Similar

Day 5: Lake Nakuru -  Lake Baringo

After breakfast drive to Lake Baringo one of the two fresh water lakes along the Great Rift Valley. Lake Baringo possesses two major ornithological attractions this are goliath herons and verreaux’s eagle the rare brisle starling and hemrich’s hornbill.

Birds generally are abundant in the acacia woodland, which include curly crested helmet shrikes, silverbird, grey silver-headed silverbll, gery-headed bush shrike, northern masked weaver and west Nile red bishop. In the afternoon have an hour- bird watching trip by boat to he Crescent Island and to view hippos too.

At the island you can take excursions at an extra cost like a visit to the Njemps village and dancing or to the local snake farm. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Baringo Lodge or similar.

Day 6: Lake Baringo - Lake Bogoria - Treetops

After breakfast visit Lake Bogoria which is a region of great scenic beauty to the east steep hills descend abruptly to lake shore, whilst along the western shores, which are filter a series of spectacular hot spring.

It has an abundance of large concentration of lesser and greater flamingos which often frequent the lake, black necked grebe, fish eagle- spur winged plover, black winged stut to mention a few. Leave for treetops via Thompson falls to arrive at Outspan hotel (the base for treetops) in time for lunch.

The famous Treetops hotel is situated in a salient of the Aberdare national park. Dinner and overnight at the tree hotel.

Game viewing from your room’s balcony where a swampy glade, waterhole and saltlick is the most likely place in Kenya from which to see bongo these large and handsome forest antelopes being frequent visitors

Day 7: Treetops - Samburu

After breakfast leave for Samburu to arrive in time for lunch. Bird life is sparklingly numerous and colourful. There is no difficulty in seeing well over a hundred species of birds in a single day. Lake Nakuru rhinos in Masai Mara lodge safari

Perhaps the most impressive sight is the immense flocks of helmeted and vulturine guinea-fowls which make their way each afternoon to the riverbank to drink, the latter resplent with white-streaked neck and brilliant blue under parts.

Dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge or Similar

Day 8  - Samburu

Pre breakfast, bird watching and game drive is done full day with view of the Masai ostrich, buffalo springs, in the reserve of that name is the drinking place in the dry season for literally thousands of sand grouse and doves in addition to a galaxy of smaller birds the tiny pygmy falcon is common, the males blue grey and white the females with mahogany brown mantle.

At a distance when perched, high in some acacia tree they distinctly resemble shrikes. the giant amongst eagles the martial eagles are often seen usually perched high on some vantage point alert for dik –dik or guinea fowl.

Dinner and overnight at Samburu lodge or similar

Day  9: Samburu -  Nairobi

After breakfast, have a game drive enroute to Nairobi to arrive in the early afternoon for lunch at Nairobi Safari Club or similar.

 
 
Safari/Tour  Cost Tour Cost will be provide on request and may go down depending on number of participants and safari lodges/tented camp you will choose to use.
Cost will include:
  • Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation
  • Ground transport whilst on safari in a comfortable safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari and meal plan as described in the safari itinerary
  • Accommodation in double/triple room
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • Service of a Professional Safari driver/guide
  • Game viewing drives as detailed in the itinerary
  • Bottled water whilst on safari
  • Start and end in your Hotel Mombasa, unless specified otherwise
Tour Cost excludes:

 

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Beverages/Drinks
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary
 

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