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Birding in Kenya

April 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Free
Mt Kenya-0058

 

This is a Special offer valid from 3 April – 1 July  2021

 

When you think of the conventional African travel scene, with Acacia trees dotted all over a grassy landscape, with the big five roaming and chasing after preys such wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, and giraffes, you will probably think about Kenya. Don’t be surprised that this majestic East African country has even more to offer than that! There is so much to do here that no two visits are ever the same. Pick from wildlife viewing, cultural experiences, cycling tours, forest treks, hiking across it’s majestic mountains and ranges, beach holidays and more! 

Kenya is also one of the best African birding destinations, with the country’s incredibly varied geography and habitats with a total of 1134 confirmed as of August 2019!

Roam legendary  African landscapes  searching for birds.  Welcome to Kenya, where your bird watching travel dreams come true.

This special 10 day Kenya birding tour will visit the most important locations in the country. You will be able to explore the diversity of birds in a variety of Eco systems and different birds habitat. We have lined up an amazing circuit where you will be able to view birds in swamps, forest, fresh water lake, mountains, parks, and Lakes.

This is a perfect way to learn, explore, exchange

notes and interact with like minds.

TOUR INFO:

Special Price: From USD 2500 per person sharing

Safari starts and ends in Nairobi

Tour duration: 10 days / 9 night

Type of accommodation: Mid-range

Next Group Departure date: 6 May 2021

Private tours can be booked for this special between 3 April – 1 July 2021

Top Attractions:

Nairobi National Park-

The only wildlife park that borders a capital city in the world, with Black Rhinos and more than 400 bird species

Mount Kenya-

2nd Highest peak in Africa but probably more scenic than Mt Kilimanjaro, with unique altitudinal ecosystems perfect for varied birding

Lake Baringo-

Wild, beautiful, and the most remote of the Rift Valley lakes, with over 480 bird species recorded, including ones at the edge of their distribution

Kakamega Forest-

Stunning slab of tropical, equatorial rainforest with at least 80 rainforest bird species not found anywhere else in Kenya

Lake Naivasha-

Beautiful high altitude lake with loads of Hippopotamus and cultural significance, and also more than 400 bird species

Kinangop Plateau-

A highland plateau of grassland, bogs and swamps, and home to some of Kenya’s most special species

Top Birds:

  • Nightjars and allies
  • Swifts
  • Flufftails
  • Rails, gallinules, and coots
  • Finfoots
  • Cranes
  • Thick-knees
  • Egyptian plover
  • Stilts and avocets
  • Oystercatchers
  • Plovers and lapwings
  • Painted-snipes
  • Jacanas
  • Sandpipers and allies
  • Skuas and jaegers
  • Hamerkop
  • Herons, egrets, and bitterns
  • Rollers
  • African barbets
  • Honeyguides
  • Woodpeckers
  • Falcons and caracaras
  • African and New World parrots
  • African and green broadbills
  • 68Pittas
  • Cuckooshrikes
  • Old World orioles
  • Monarch flycatchers
  • Grassbirds and allies
  • Ground babblers and allies
  • Laughingthrushes and allies
  • Treecreepers
  • Thrushes and allies
  • Old World flycatchers
  • Dapple-throat and allies
  • Sunbirds and spiderhunters
  • Weavers and allies
  • Ostriches
  • Ducks, geese, and waterfowl
  • Guineafowl
  • New World quail
  • Pheasants, grouse, and allies
  • Flamingos
  • Grebes
  • Pigeons and doves
  • Sandgrouse
  • Bustards
  • Turacos
  • Cuckoos

Top Mammals:

  • African Elephant
  • African Buffalo
  • Black and White Rhinoceros
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Guereza (Black-and-white Colobus) and other monkey

Make the most of this special offer and join us in Kenya for some extraordinary birding. Speak to us  at

info@activemotionkenya.co.ke

Details

Start:
April 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Nairobi, Kenya

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