Kenya Budget Lodge Safari is a great bird-watching safari experience in The Great Rift Valley province. Join our bird-watching safari guide and cover the best Kenya safari destinations. Explore Lake Naivasha for the visit of Crescent island, Lake Nakuru, Lake Baringo, and Lake Bogoria. A thrilling Kenya wildlife adventure in Aberdare National Park and Samburu National Reserve where you will have the Samburu special five.
After breakfast at your hotel, leave for Lake Naivasha which is a bird watcher’s paradise, water birds exist in great variety and abundance fish eagles and ospreys are residents herons and egrets lily – trotters purple garnishes, red knobbed coots & black cracks are common African marsh hurlers and the three migrant harriers are often seen sailing just above the reed bed’s hunting the little hyperbolic tree frogs which form the bulk of the diet. Some 13 km south of Lake Naivasha are the towering cliffs of the hell’s gate gorge, with their resident pair of Larmmergeys, several Evreux’s eagles, colonies of rappel’s vultures, and other notable birds
Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa lodge.
After breakfast, explore the rich bird-filled gardens or an optional boat ride to the crescent island, then proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch. It is the world’s famous haunt of flamingos.
The landscape is picturesque areas of the sedge, marsh, and grasslands alternating with rocky cliffs, outcrops, stretches of yellow-backed acacia woodland, and on the eastern perimeter rocky hillsides covered with a forest of grotesque looking euphorbia trees all set against a background of a hilly broken country.
Both lesser and greater flamingos occur abundantly as non-breeding visitors on lake Nakuru, the former vastly the more the numerous. There is a great variety of other water birds including two interesting ducks, the cape pigeon a lover of brackish waters, and the stiff tailed Macca duck, blacksmith plover, spur wing plover, crowned plover, kittliz’s plover, birds of prey include, lanner, long-crested eagle, augur buzzard, Red-chested Cuckoo, lilac-breasted roller, grey-headed kosher and bronzy and variable sunbirds. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Similar
After breakfast drive to Lake Baringo one of the two freshwater lakes along the Great Rift Valley. Lake Baringo possesses two major ornithological attractions this are goliath herons and Verreaux’s eagle the rare bristle starling and Henrich’s hornbill. Birds generally are abundant in the acacia woodland, which includes curly crested helmet shrikes, silver bird, grey silver-headed silverbell, grey-headed bush shrike, northern masked weaver, and West Nile red bishop.
In the afternoon have an hour- bird watching trip by boat to Crescent Island and to view hippos too.
On the island, you can take excursions at an extra cost like a visit to the Njemps village and dancing or to the local snake farm. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Baringo Lodge or similar.
After breakfast visit Lake Bogoria which is a region of great scenic beauty to the east steep hills that descend abruptly to the lakeshore, whilst along the western shores, which filter a series of spectacular hot springs. It has an abundance of the large concentrations of lesser and greater flamingos which often frequent the lake, black-necked grebe, fish eagle- spur-winged plover, black-winged stat to mention a few.
Leave for The Ark via Thompson falls to arrive at Aberdare county club (the base for The Ark) in time for lunch.
The famous The Ark is situated in a salient of the Aberdare national park. Dinner and overnight at the tree hotel.
Game viewing from your room’s balcony where a swampy glade, waterhole, and saltlick is the most likely place in Kenya from which to see bongo these large and handsome forest antelopes being frequent visitors
After breakfast leaves for Samburu to arrive in time for lunch. Birdlife is sparklingly numerous and colorful. There is no difficulty in seeing well over a hundred species of birds in a single day. Lake Nakuru rhinos in Masai Mara lodge safari
Perhaps the most impressive sight is the immense flocks of helmeted and vulturine guinea-fowls which make their way each afternoon to the riverbank to drink, the latter resplendent with white-streaked neck and brilliant blue underparts.
Dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge or Similar.
Pre-breakfast, bird watching, and a game drive is done a full day with a view of the Masai ostrich, buffalo springs, in the reserve of that name is the drinking place in the dry season for literally thousands of sand grouse and doves in addition to a galaxy of smaller birds the tiny pygmy falcon is common, the males blue grey and white the females with a mahogany brown mantle.
At a distance when perched, high in some acacia tree they distinctly resemble shrikes. the giant amongst eagles the martial eagles are often seen usually perched high on some vantage point alert for dik-dik or guinea fowl.
Dinner and overnight at Samburu lodge or similar
After breakfast, have a game drive en route to Nairobi to arrive in the early afternoon for lunch at the Nairobi hotel of choice at extra Kenya budget lodge safari requires a Minimum of 2 pax.