Kenya Birds and Wildlife Tour – KBWT3
Encounter the abundance of fauna on the Kenya Birds and Wildlife Tour. Check out over 300 species of birdlife from a boat and on game drives. Applaud pelicans swimming in sync. Listen to the famous fish eagle’s chatter. Be amazed at the pink of Lake Nakuru. Seek out elusive leopards or nearly extinct rhinos while you are at it in Lake Nakuru National Park.
Day 1 Lake Naivasha
Pick up in Nairobi and drive to Lake Naivasha. Much of the lake is surrounded by forests of the yellow barked Acacia Xanthophlea, known as the yellow fever tree. Most noteworthy, these forests abound with bird life, and Naivasha is known as a world class birding destination. Arrive in time for lunch and a boat ride on the lake. Take a short walk on Crescent Island. Be entertained by some of the 300 bird species including pelicans, flamingos, cormorants, storks, and fish eagles.
Globally threatened species include Reed Warbler, Lesser Flamingo, Red-knobbed Coot, African Spoonbill and Little Grebe. Additionally, Lake Naivasha is home to a wide variety of buffalo, antelope, giraffe, warthog and monkey, not to mention a sizeable population of hippos as well.
Meals included: Lunch and dinner
Day 2 Lake Nakuru National Park
Following breakfast, we leave for Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is a soda lake on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. One of the main attraction to this national park is the large concentration of flamingos that flock seasonally to feed on the blue-green algae. 56 different species including white rhinos and waterbuck call the park home. Other varieties of wildlife include zebra, impala, gazelle, lions, leopards, hyenas, hippos and buffaloes. A late afternoon game drive will introduce to the large assortment of birds and mammals. A magnificent and breathtaking sunset can be seen from the top of the Baboon Cliffs. The views within the national park are spectacular.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3 Depart
Leave Nakuru after a morning game drive, searching for any wildlife still on your list. You will arrive in Nairobi in time to enjoy lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant. Finally, transfer to the airport for your flight out of Kenya.
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch