11 Days Kenya Birding Adventure


You may start your safari with a trip to Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake that is home to more than 400 different bird species. Cormorants, kingfishers, eagles, and herons could all be seen here. The Verreaux’s Eagle and the Augur Buzzard are just two of the bird species that may be seen in the neighboring Hell’s Gate National Park. Continuing on, you’ll get the chance to witness one of the most breathtaking wildlife displays in the entire world at Lake Nakuru. Millions of flamingos populate the lake, giving it a distinctive pink color on its surface. You might also observe pelicans, storks, herons, and other waterfowl in addition to flamingos. With over 470 species identified, Lake Baringo is one of Kenya’s most important bird sites. You can view different species of eagles, kingfishers, bee-eaters, and hornbills here. Take a boat ride to witness the hippos and crocodiles that live in the lake. A tiny, alkaline lake called Lake Bogoria is well-known for its hot springs and geysers. . More than 200 different bird species, including flamingos, pelicans, and other water birds, call it home. You can witness some of Kenya’s most secretive forest birds by going to the Kakamega Forest. More than 330 different bird species, such as turacos, hornbills, and barbets, can be found in the forest. The Masai Mara, one of the most well-known game reserves in the world, will be your final stop on your safari. More than 550 different bird species can be found in the Mara, including raptors, vultures, and ground birds like bustards and korhaans.

Tour highlights

  • Arrival in Nairobi
  • Transfer to Lake Naivasha
  • Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru
  • Transfer from Lake Nakuru to Lake Baringo
  • Explore Lake Baringo and Lake Bogoria
  • Transfer to Kakamega Forest
  • Full day Kakamega Forest
  • Kakamega Forest to Masai Mara
  • Full day Masai Mara
  • Second day Masai Mara
  • Departure for Nairobi

Itinary in details

You will be met at the airport by a Dav Safari representative who will drive you to your hotel so you can check in and spend the night. This hotel will be located in the city’s center, making it the ideal place for birding enthusiasts to base themselves and is close to the Ngong Hills and the Nairobi National Park.

After breakfast, leave Nairobi and travel for around two hours to Lake Naivasha. Arrive to the lodge for lunch and check-in. looking for birds like the African Fish Eagle, Pied Kingfisher, and African Jacana during an afternoon birding tour near Lake Naivasha. Go back to the inn to have dinner and spend the night.

After an hour-long breakfast at the inn, you will travel for Lake Nakuru. Arrive to Lake Nakuru National Park to start your full-day birding expedition in the area famous for its flamingos, pelicans, and other water species. Midway through the morning, stop for a packed snack before continuing with the safari. After a picnic lunch inside the park, continue the safari. Exit the park in the late afternoon and travel to your lodge to check in, have supper, and spend the night.

We’ll have breakfast at the resort this morning before leaving for Lake Baringo, which will take us around 2.5 hours. For check-in and lunch, we will arrive at your lodge. Look for birds like the Goliath Heron, Little Bittern, and African Skimmer on a birding expedition around the lake in the afternoon. Dinner and an overnight stay at the resort

Following an early breakfast at the lodge, you will depart for Lake Bogoria. Visit the Lake Bogoria National Reserve, which is famous for its hot springs, geysers, and flamingos, for the day. Inside the reserve, enjoy a picnic lunch before continuing your birding safari. Late afternoon, return to Lake Baringo for dinner and overnight accommodation.

You will enjoy breakfast at the resort this morning before leaving for Kakamega Forest. Arrive at your lodge and check in before lunch. The remainder of the day should be spent bird watching near your lodging.

You will go on a full-day birding expedition in Kakamega Forest after breakfast. This forest is home to endemic bird species including the Turner’s Eremomela, Blue-headed Bee-eater, and Grey-chested Illadopsis. After eating a picnic lunch inside the forest, carry on with the safari. For dinner and overnight lodging, proceed back to the lodge.

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you embark for the Masai Mara National Reserve, which takes around seven hours. Make your way to the lodge to check in, have supper, and spend the night.

Today is a full-day birding safari in the Masai Mara, which is famous for the wide diversity of bird species, including the Secretary bird, Lappet-faced Vulture, and Grey Crowned Crane. You’ll have a picnic lunch inside the reserve before continuing your safari. Have dinner and an overnight stay at the lodge.

On this day, leave your Masai Mara camp in the early morning with a packed breakfast and some snacks to munch along the way. Drive across the area with an experienced bird guide, pausing at numerous birding sites. Look for a variety of birds, including the Lilac-breasted Roller, African Fish Eagle, Secretary Bird, Kori Bustard, and others, as you explore the reserve’s various sections. Take a mid-morning break for a packed snack and an opportunity to rest and take in the scenery.

After an early breakfast at the hotel, you’ll leave for Nairobi and arrive there in around six hours. In the mid-afternoon you will arrival in Nairobi and transfer to hotel or airport

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