Kenya Ornithology Adventures/ Kenya Bird watching Tours

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Kenya Ornithology Adventures/ Kenya Bird watching Tours

Day 1 Nairobi (D)
Arrive Nairobi where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a special welcome dinner at the Ibis Grill. Overnight: at the Lodge

Day 2 Nairobi-Aberdares (BLD)
Drive to the Aberdare Mountain Range and your night in a tree hotel. This evening, watch for animals as they come to the floodlit waterhole to drink water. Overnight: Lodge 

Day 3 Aberdares-Meru (BLD)
Drive to Meru National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Meru National Park is a luxuriant forest area, supported by the permanent streams originating in nearby Mt. Kenya. This afternoon, game view in the park. Overnight: Lodge. 

Day 4 Meru (BLD)
Morning and afternoon game drives are included today. Buffalo, giraffe, eland and oryx are common in the park. This area is most famous for being Joy and George Adamson’s base for raising Elsa, their famous loin. Overnight: Lodge. 

Day 5 Meru-Lewa Downs (BLD)
Drive to Lewa Downs, one of Kenya’s oldest family ranches. Spend the afternoon relaxing on your private verandah. Tonight a night game drive, possible because the ranch is private property. Overnight: Lodge. 

Day 6 Lewa Downs (BLD)
A full day at Lewa Downs includes game viewing, walks or just relaxing poolside. Overnight: Lodge. 

Day 7 Lewa Downs-Naivasha (BLD)
Drive into the Great Rift Valley today, and your private home on the banks of Lake Naivasha. This afternoon, why not take a trip on the lake? Overnight: Lodge.

Day 8 Naivasha - Nairobi-Maasai Mara (BLD)
Drive to Nairobi and enjoy lunch at the Delamere Restaurant. Take the afternoon scheduled light aircraft flight to the Maasai Mara and your tented camp. Overnight: Lodge. 

Day 9 Maasai Mara (BLD)
A full day in Kenya’s most famous reserve allows time for both morning and afternoon game drives. Bird life is prolific in the Mara and all of the big cats are present. Overnight: Lodge 

Day 10 Maasai Mara-Nairobi (B)
After a final game drive this morning, return by light aircraft to Nairobi where day rooms are available until 6 PM. Day Room: Hotel.
B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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.
  • 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

What's 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