8 days Kenya Birding Tours and Holiday safaris Rift Valley Lake Adventures

7 Nights/8 Days lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, planet mat and Masai Mara National Park from Nairobi


Overview

Join us today for a great African safari experience tracking the birding species in the great rift valley lake and Masai Mara walking safari tours visiting  Azure hotel for the first night accommodation in Nairobi,  Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, planet mat, and Masai Mara National Park.
The safari accommodations used here range from midrange lodge safari accommodations to high-end luxury safari lodges depending with your budget.


Detailed Itinerary

8 days Kenya Birding Tours and Holiday safaris Rift Valley Lake Adventures program

Day 0 – Arrival Nairobi – Wild race Africa Hotel accommodation (complimentary)

Pick up from the airport on arrival and transfer you to the Azure Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 1: Kenya - Nairobi /Lake Baringo NP – Wild race Africa Kenya Safari Tours

Depart Nairobi in the morning with a pick up from either your hotel/ Airport by your driver, short briefing by your Wild race Africa Safari expert in the office and later heading north as we drive down the Great Rift Valley enjoying the spectacular views. We drive past Mt. Logonot, Lake Naivasha, Lake Elementaita and lake Nakuru, lunch en-route to arrive lake Baringo in the afternoon, Late afternoon boat trip to watch hippos, water birds and crocodiles, Dinner and overnight at Baringo soi lodge or any of similar.

Day 2:  Lake Baringo/ Lake Bogoria Kenya walking Safaris – Wild race Africa Holidays experience on foot.

Drive back a bit south after breakfast to lake Bogoria game reserve, we drop at the park gate, Where accompanied by game ranger we start our walk 3-4 hours walk towards South end of Lake Bogoria,At the hot springs we find our camp set up, Dinner and overnight at the hot spring Safari lodge or Sawela lodge in Lake Naivasha or any of similar.

Day 4: Lake Bogoria Super walking experience– Wild race Africa Bigfoot Adventures experience

Start our day by visiting the Flamingos and the hot springs, The springs shoot more higher as 15 -18ft in the morning,; CAUTION MUST BE TAKEN WHILE WALKING NEAR THE HOT SPRINGS AS THESE ARE SUPER HOT; We proceed south to the end while we turn to east side of the lake, Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 5: Lake Bogoria  /Lake Nakuru National park tours 

Early morning breakfast before we climb eastern lake wall to catch a good view of the lake in the morning,We descend back to the bush camp for full breakfast, After breakfast we drive to Lake Nakuru National park arrive Nakuru in time for lunch Followed by afternoon game drive, Animals like rhino, lion, zebra, hyena, giraffe, buffalo, Waterbuck, Impala baboon troops and many kinds of water birds; pelicans, cormorants and hundreds of thousands of flamingos are found in this park, Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Sarova lion hill lodge / Nakuru Sopa lodge or similar.

Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha ( Hells gate National park)

Game drives early in the morning then return to the lodge for breakfast drive to Lake Naivasha by afternoon. Lunch at a camp in Naivasha followed by a visit to the adjacent Hells Gate National Park- this park can be explored on foot or by cycling- bicycles are available for hire at an extra cost. Dinner and overnight stay at Naivasha Sopa Lodge or similar
Hell’s Gate is located just beyond Lake Naivasha. Famous for its natural hot geysers, eagle and vulture breeding grounds, visitors have the choice of driving, walking, camping, and cycling and rock climbing within the park. Special location to view includes Fischer’s Tower, formerly a volcano’s plug, the Central Tower and Njorowa Gorges.
Two extinct volcanos: Olkaira and Hobley’s are worth a trip. Natural steam vents rise from fissures in the volcanic rock. Obsidian, a striking black glassy rock formed from cooled molten lava is a feature of this landscape. The resident game to view includes hyrax, buffalo, Masai Giraffe, eland, Coke’s Hartebeest, lion, leopard, and some cheetah. A haven for ornithologists and rock climbers, the cliffs of Hell’s Gate are breeding grounds for vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles, Augur Buzzard and thousands of swifts; and about 103 species of bird have been recorded. Dinner and overnight spent at Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Day 7: Lake Naivasha  trip to Masai Mara Holidays

Break the camp soon after breakfast and drive to Masai Mara, Lunch at Enchoro Camp. Afternoon we proceed to the game drive in Maasai Mara game reserve. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Sarova game lodge / Mara Serena Safari Lodge or any of similar.

Day 8 and 9: Explorer Maasai Mara Travel

Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered. Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sarova luxury tented camp.

Day 10: Masai Mara National Reserve Expedition

Early morning game drive as you search for the Cats hunting and back for breakfast. After breakfast leaves the camp/lodge with game viewing en route for your return journey to Nairobi. You will stop over in Narok town for lunch at own cost then proceed with the journey arriving Nairobi around 5 p.m

Safari cost: from 2600 USD pp.


Included & Excluded

What's Included

8 days Kenya Birding Tours and Holiday safaris Rift Valley Lake Adventures includes

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • Airport picks up and drops off.
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long-range high-frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each minivan carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and window sills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers
  • Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary

Price Guide by Season

High Season
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Peak Season
July, Aug, Sept, Oct Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Low Season
April, May, June Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Christmass Extra
21st Dec - 3rd Jan Economy Standard Luxury
Price Per Person $ $ $