8 days Kenya birding safari tours - Wild race Africa Rift Valley Lake and walking safari

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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, lanet mat and Masai Mara National Park.
The safari accommodations used here ranges from midrange lodge safari accommodations to high end luxury safari lodges depending with your budget.

 


Detailed Itinerary

Day 0 – Arrival Nairobi – Wildrace Africa Hotel accommodation (complimentary)

Pick up from the airport on arrival and transfer you to a Azura Hotel forr over night stay.

Day 1: Kenya - Nairobi /Lake Baringo Safaris – Wildrace Africa Kenya Safari Tours

Depart Nairobi in the morning with pick upo from either your hotel/ Airport by your driver, short briefing by your Wildrace 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 over night at Baringo soi lodge or any of similar.

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

Drive back abit 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 setup, 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 safaris– Wild race Africa Big foot Safari 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 the lodge.

Day 5: Lake Bogoria  /Lake Nakuru National park Safari tours – Wildrace Africa Authentic Kenya Safari 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, Water buck, Impala baboon troops and many kinds of water birds; pelicans, cormorants and hundreds 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 include 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. 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  Safaris to Masai Mara Tours adventures- Wildrace Africa Kenya Safari Masai mara and Lake Naivasha

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

Day 8 and 9 : Maasai Mara Safari Tour and Travel adventure – Wild race Africa Safari Tours.

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 Safari tours – Wildrace Africa Safari Tours

Early morning gamedrive as you search for the Cats hunting and back for breakfast. After breakfast leave camp/lodge with game viewing enroute 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 5p.m

Safari cost: from 2600 usd pp.

 


Included & Excluded

What's Included

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • Airport pick up and drop 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
  • Not Included

  • 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, MarchEconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons booked together$$$
4 persons booked together$$$
6 persons booked together$$$
Single Room Extra$$$
Children below 3 YearsFreeFreeFree
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate

Peak Season

July, Aug, Sept, OctEconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons booked together$$$
4 persons booked together$$$
6 persons booked together$$$
Single Room Extra$$$
Children below 3 YearsFreeFreeFree
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate

Low Season

April, May, JuneEconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons booked together$$$
4 persons booked together$$$
6 persons booked together$$$
Single Room Extra$$$
Children below 3 YearsFreeFreeFree
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate

Christmass Extra

21st Dec - 3rd JanEconomyStandardLuxury
Price Per Person$$$

Acommodation Options

Lake Baringo

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Bogoria

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Nakuru National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Naivasha

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Luxury lodge / tented camp option Mara Sarova Camp, Mara Simba Lodge, Maran Serena Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Keekorok Lodge
Standard lodge/ tented camp option Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Lodge/Camp, Elangate Olerai Camp
Economy lodge/ tented camp option Olmoran Tented Camp, Sentrim Mara Camp
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping