6 Days Migration Safari – The Mara Triangle
Welcome to Kenya!
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta international airport your driver/guide will be waiting to pick you up from you flight. Note: your flight has to arrive before 1pm; otherwise we can book an extra night in a hotel in Nairobi for you. Ask your sales consultant about the different accommodation options. You will head to Amboseli National Park as your first safari stop. The view of Mt. Kilimanjaro compensates for the dusty safari through the magnificent landscapes of Africa. On arrival you will have lunch and then it is time for your first game drive in Amboseli national park. Amboseli fragile ecosystem displays an impressive wildlife variety, with more than 50 mammal species. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species like Thomson’s and Grants gazelles, buffalo, warthog, Masai giraffe, impala, water buck and dik-dik the views of the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro are stunning. The coming two nights you will spend at Ol Tukai Lodge. The chalet-style rooms all boast wonderful views of the wetlands or of Kilimanjaro itself. All are constructed from locally-sourced materials including gum tree, river stone and slate, and have their own private terrace.
: After Breakfast, drive to Nairobi National park join in the Nairobi National Park Bird walk which should introduce you the Kenyan commoner birds and other forest species that may be difficult on the tour. After the walk, will continue our exploration into the park for birding & big game viewing.
We will be scheduled for 2 bird walks at Wajee, the morning and afternoon Bird walks. Return to Wajee bandas for the night and meals. ( Bed & Break fast included)
Drive out of Wajee into Naromoru near Mount Kenya, the day will be spent around the Naromoru River lodge grounds, birding. ( Bed & Break fast included)
We are scheduled to have a day trip to Mt Kenya, birding the slopes of Mt Kenya and return to Naromoru for the night. ( Bed & Break fast included)
Today we will drive out of Mt Kenya area into the Arid North east of Kenya at Samburu National reserve. Over night at Samburu Lodge near the ewaso nyro River. Birding in Samburu is excellent ranging from Northern specialities like the Somali Fiscal, Somali Bea eater, Somali Ostrich and bunting together with an assortment big game and wild life restricted to the Arid north such as the Gerenuk, Grevy`s zebra and fringe eared Oryx.
The day will be spent birding & big Game viewing and photography in the park.
: We will return towards Mt Kenya again with a night at Naromoru once again. ( Bed & Break fast included)
: After break fast, we will drive to Nyahururu birding enroute, we will stop to have a quick look around Thomson falls for a number of other specialities including the Slender billed Starling. We will then proceed to Nakuru for Lunch. After Lunch,we will drive lake Nakuru National park, birding and Big Game viewing. Return to the Lodge in Nakuru. ( Bed & Breakfast included)
We are scheduled for Lakes Baringo. Lake Baringo has a number of specialities restricted to that far Northern part of Kenya, including the Bristle-crowned starling, Yellow-billed and Jackson`s Hornbills. We will spend the day exploring the area. Will arrive for lunch at the Roberts Bandas the afternoon will be spent birding the grounds at Roberts Bandas and the neighboring Lake baringo Country Club.
We will spend the day exploring Lake baringo area birding for specialities. Over night at the Roberts Bandas. ( Bed & Break fast included)
Today we are yet to see Kenya`s Top popular birding destination,that should not be mistakably missed on any Kenyan birding tour, we are scheduled to drive to Kakamega Forest. We will arrive late for Dinner and over night at the Isecheno Bandas in the heart of Kakamega forest.
There are 2 Bird walks scheduled with Kakamega`s Top bird guide. We will have the Morning and afternoon Bird walks. Overnight at the Isecheno Bandas.
We will drive to Kisumu on Lake Victoria,however,we will make de-tour to the Mumias Bridge for Kenya`s only reliable site for the Rock Pratincole before driving to Kisumu and lake Victoria. Later will get to Kisumu,and straight on to Lake Victoria where we hope to catch up with stuff such as the Redchested sun bird,Papyrus and Black headed Gonolek and anumber of bird species restricted to the lake zone. Dinner and Overnight stay in Kisumu.
Drive back to Nairobi, with evening Flight out of Nairobi.