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ACSBWS 01 13 Days Kakamega
Forest, Mt. Kenya, Lake Baringo, Baringo, Masai Mara, Sosyambu Sanctuary
Day 1:Nairobi-Mt kenya
Departure from Nairobi for Mt Kenya arriving for lunch. Afternoon birding along the nearby forest trails or wait for wildlife at nearby saltlick. hope to see Olive & Bronze napped pigeons, Silvery Cheeked hornbills, Ruppels Robin Chat, White-starred Forest Robin, Mountain Greenbul, Stuhlmans sterling and may be Vereaux Eagle .Overnight at a Lodge.
Day 2: Mt kenya
An early breakfast, drive to slopes of Mt Kenya through numerous vegetation zones and onto 10,000 ft Afro- alpine moorland. Return on afternoon for bird walk along the river line forests. hope to see; Black duck, Hartulabs Turaco, Crowned hornbill, Paradise flycatchers and eight species of sunbirds Over night at a Lodge.
DaY 3-4: Mt.kenya Rift Valley
Early morning departure over the Great Rift Valley onto on to Sosyambu wildlife sanctuary. Outstanding night game drives & nature/bird walks which is a truly memorable locality. Famous for flamingos, Pelicans and water birds but equally rich in Narina Trogon, Arrow-marked Babbler and Red -headed weaver ,Hildebrand's Francolin ,Montane and Dusky Night jars. Full day visit to lake Nakuru National Park. Two overnights at a camp.
DaY 5-6 :Rift Valley
After a short drive north ,past hot springs of lake Bogoria and onto L. Baringo. Afternoon boat excursion to view Hippo, Crocodiles and water birds at close range.Dark Chanting Goshwak, Silverbird, Cliffchats, Jackson's and Yellow-billed hornbills, brown- tailed Rock Chat, Bristle-crowned Startling, Verreaux Eagle and Spotted Eagle Owl. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 7-8: Rift valley-Kakamega
Full day drive over Tugen hills ,through the Kerio valley and Serikwa plateau and finally to Kakamega forest, a rain forest with its flora and fauna fascinating. Specialities include Great Blue Turaco , Emerald Cuckoo ,Blue Headed Bee Eater,Black and White Casked Hornbill, Black-billed and Viellot's Black Weavers. Overnight at a Resort
Day 9-12: Kakamega-Maasai Mara
After breakfast drive past L.Victoria to The Maasai Mara Game Reseve, East Africa finest wildlife Park. All the Big Five ,Black Rhino ,Elephant ,Lion, Cheetah, Leopard ,Zebra, Wild beast, Heartbeast, Topi, Eland, Thompson and Grant Gazelles and many more along side Open -billed Storks, Temminck's Courser, Yellow-throated Sangrouse, Usambiro Barbet and Denham's Bustard and many more. nature walks along side a Maasai guide. Four nights at a Campsite
Day 13 Nairobi
Arrive nairobi be met and continue to giraffe center and Nairobi Animal Orphanage. After lunch we will be transferred to the airport to connect with our onward International flight.
The price includes:
Transport in 7 - 9 seater Tour Van with pop up roof for ease in photography.
Tour bus fitted with Hi-Fi radio.
Tour guide who is knowledgeable and conversant with the flora and fauna of Kenya.
Accommodation in lodge of your choice
Transfer to the airport and back.
All park entrance fees
All Government taxes and levies
3 Meals a Day Vegeterain and Non-Vegetarian
One Litre Mineral water a day while on safari
The price does not include:
2.Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages
3.Meals not indicated in the itinerary, Porterage and wait staff gratuity.
4.Optional activities such as bush walks, night game drives and extensions.