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10 Days Discover Bird's Paradise

Deatailed Itinerary

Day 1. 
Arrive at Nairobi, night at Ngong Hills hotel. If arrival is early we may do day-trip birding to hotspots nearby. 
Day 2. 
Drive to Maasai Mara, check in at Keekorok Lodge, evening game drive for birds such as various species of larks, eagles, vultures, waders and numerous game seen at close quarters. 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Keekorok Lodge. 
Day 3.
Early morning all-day game drive in Maasai Mara Reserve.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Keekorok lodge. 
Day 4.
Early morning game drives out of Mara towards Lake Victoria. 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Kisumu Town. 
Day 5. 
Morning boat ride along Hippo Point Road. This will elicit the Northern Brown-throated Weavers, Red-chested Weavers, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Water Dikkop, Carruthers Cisticola, African Skimmer and with luck Papyrus Gonolek. After lunch depart to Kakamega forest. 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Rondo retreat. 
Day 6.
Morning birding in the forest for greenbuls, alethes, turacos, forest weavers, Stulhman’s Starlings, warblers, widow birds. Beautiful butterflies and plants are plenty, various monkeys too. 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Rondo retreat. 
Day 7.
Morning birding and after-breakfast departure to Lake Baringo stopping various places along the road. 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Roberts campsite.

Day 8.
3 hours motning boat ride, breakfast and nocturnals birding including Three-banded Courser, Slender-tailed Nightjar, Spotted Stone Curlew. Grayish Eagle-owl, White-faced Scops-owl, Pearl-spotted Owlet, African Scops-owl and Giant Eagle-owl. After lunch we continue tothe West Bay area looking for Lichtenstein Sandgrouse, Black-headed Lapwing and Gonolek. 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Roberts campsite. 
Day 9.
Morning birding at the cliffs looking for Brown-tailed Chat, Cliff Chat and then departure to Naivasha past Lake Bogoria for flamingoes and the geysers. 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Overnight at Crayfish camp. 
Day 10.
Early morning compound and shore birding. After breakfast drive to Crater Lake looking for Southern Ground Hornbill and passing by Kinangop plains looking for Sharpe's Longclaw, Malachite Sunbird, White-winged and Long-tailed Widowbird. Evening arrival at Nairobi for outbound flight. 
Breakfast and Lunch. 

INCLUSIONS

Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
All park entrance fees
Full board accommodation whilst on safari
Services of our professional driver/guide

EXCLUSIONS

Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
International air transportation to and from Nairobi
Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements
Drinks
Cultural visits e.g. To Maasai villages
Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before and after the safari

 

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