7 days Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara bird watching safari

Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Bird watching safari

Book our 7 days Nairobi national park, lake Nakuru and Masai Mara bird watching safari. Our 7 days Kenya birding safari will begin in Nairobi. Your tour guide will meet you in your hotel lobby in the morning.

Your tour guide will give you a safari briefing. The briefing entails the game parks rules and regulations. He will also brief you on the estimated travel time between each safari destination.

We will start birding on our first full day in Africa by traveling to the nearby Nairobi National Park. This park is conveniently located less than 10 km from the city. Although its only 117 km² it has one of the richest avian diversity with a record of over 515 species. Birds here include Common Ostrich, Long tailed Cormorant, Common Squacco, Grey Herons, African Spoonbill, White faced Whistling, Knob billed Ducks, Redbilled Teal, Secretary Bird, Black shouldered Kite, Lappet faced Vulture, Ayres's Hawk Eagle, Martial Eagle, Black chested Snake Eagle etc. Overnight at a city hotel in Nairobi.

The second morning our 7 days Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara birding safari continues to Gatamaiyu forest. Some of the birds seen include African Goshawk, Mountain Buzzard, Lemon, Tambourine, Red eyed Dove, Cinnamon chested Bee eater, Mustached green Tinkerbird, Eastern Honey bird, Lesser Honey guide etc.

Continue to Lake Nakuru national park arriving in the late afternoon. The park sits by the alkaline lake Nakuru. The lake provides an ideal growth environment for algae and in turn, the latter acts as a food source for the birds.The lake shores are filled with thousands of various bird species. Birds such as pelicans, pink flamingos, Verreaux’s and widowbird and many more .

Masai Mara birding Safari

Finally we head to the famous Masai Mara National reserve. Travel time from Lake Nakuru National Park to  Masai Mara takes about 5 hours. Arrival at the lodge or tented camp would be in time for lunch. Thereafter, head to the reserve for an afternoon game drive in search of bird life.

You will spend the next three days exploring the depths of the Masai Mara. Masai Mara has more to offer than the big 5 and the wildebeest migration. This reserve is a birders paradise with over 450 species of birds. Masai Mara hosts the largest bird on earth, that is the "Masai Ostrich". You will also easily see Martial eagles, crowned eagles, vultures, secretary birds, hornbill, lilac breasted roller, tawny eagles etc.

Enjoy exclusive services of your English speaking guide. We also have multilingual tour guides available on request.

This safari package pricing includes:
  • 3 meals per day while on safari.
  • park entry fees for the duration

This tour runs on private basis hence it can depart at clients most convenient day.

While on this tour guests stay in well selected lodges and tented camps. We offer  guests an option to tailor make this tour and use their choice of hotels. You can also  incorporate flights as per your desire.

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  • Nairobi National Park
  • Nairobi- Gatamaiyu Forest- Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Lake Nakuru- Masai Mara National Reserve.
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • Masai Mara – Nairobi
Main Destination:
Nairobi national park Gitamaiyu Forest
Lake Nakuru national park Masai Mara national reserve

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