Join us on one of our Group Birding Tours in Kenya!

Join us on one of our incredible quarterly Group Birding Tours. All of our group birding tours are designed to squeeze the very best birding out of Kenya and go to the very best birding and African big mammal locations. From the ancient forests of Kakamega to the beautiful savannah of the Masai Mara there's so much Kenya has to offer. Join us on a Sustainable Birding Experience of a lifetime!

18 Day Birder’s Paradise Tour

Join us on our 18 Day Birder’s Paradise Tour in December 2019 to join a group of 6 with 1 Tour Leader. December is arguably the best month in Kenya to see birds in their full breeding plumages as well as seeing visiting Palearctic migrants. We’ll be travelling far and wide crossing a variety of habitats to find the very best birding and big mammal spots in Kenya!

What to look forward to:

  • Bird Species Highlights –  Secretarybird, Giant Kingfisher, Pin-tailed Whydah, Jackson’s Francolin, Red-billed Hornbill, Jackson’s Hornbill, Red-collared Widowbird, Long-tailed Widowbird, Rosy-breasted Longclaw, White-spotted Flufftail, Kori Bustard, Bar-tailed Trogon, Great Blue Turaco, Ross’s Turaco, Double-toothed Barbet, Red-fronted Barbet, Papyrus Gonolek, Southern Ground-hornbill, Golden-winged Sunbird, Shining Sunbird, Tacazze Sunbird among many more and a good chance of seeing huge flocks of Lesser Flamingo!
  • Mammal Species Highlights – African ‘Big Five’ i.e. African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Rhinoceros, Leopard, African Lion. Along with Cheetah, Striped Hyena, Spotted Hyena, Serval, Caracal, Honey Badger, Common Warthog, Hippopotamus, Grevy’s Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Bongo, Gerenuk, Common Eland, Crested Porcupine, Aardvark, Rock Hyrax among many more!
  • Habitats Covered – open grassland, acacia savannah, scrubland, semi-desert, wetlands, montane forests, lowland forest, papyrus swamp, rocky gorges
  • Climate – Sunny and warm conditions. Cool at night and at higher elevations. Some rain can be expected
  • Maximum Group Size – no more than 6 individual to prevent overcrowding and 1 Tour Leader
  • Tour Pace – easy to moderate pace with some walking and some long drives
  • Birding Difficulty – easy
  • Number of Species Expected – 600+
  • Photography Opportunities – excellent
  • Other Attractions – Mount Kenya, Maasai tribe, local gift shops, sundowners, stargazing

 

What’s included:

  • Lead Ornithology Guide – the services of our Lead Ornithology Guide for the entirety of the tour
  • Full-board Accommodation – very comfortable mid-range lodges & hotels on a full-board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle – large 4×4 open-roofed safari Toyota Landcruiser
  • National Park Fees – all national park, forest and ranger fees included
  • Mineral Water – a constant supply of mineral water provided throughout the entirety of the tour
  • Donation – a donation will be made to Nature Kenya – Kenya’s leading bird conservation charity
  • SBC Baseball Cap – a gift from us to help protect you from the sun
  • SBC Bird & Mammal Checklist – an updated bird and mammal checklist
  • Airport Transfer – airport pick-up on arrival and airport drop-off on departure

 

Cost (per person):

  • 5,153GBP | 5,902EURO | 6,964USD

 

Date:

  • 1st December – 18th December, 2019

 

Available Spaces:

  • Only 5 places remaining​

Red Bishop

Long-tailed Widowbird

Jackson’s Francolin

African Hoopoe

Tour Route

*For a detailed tour itinerary please contact us here

27 Day Magical Kenya Birding Tour

Join us on our 27 Day Magical Kenya Birding Tour in April 2019 to join a group of 6 with 1 Tour Leader. This magical tour has been specially crafted to allow you to enjoy Kenya’s best birding locations over 27 days. Loaded with national and regional endemics, this tour will engage you in a birding experience of a lifetime. The locations and destinations have been selected to give you an opportunity to see some of Kenya’s best mammal and birding parks that are filled with nature’s wonders. This tour has the intention of making you fall in love with Kenya just like we all have – a truly once in a lifetime birding experience that will leave your heart in Africa!

What to look forward to:

  • Bird Species Highlights –  Sharpe’s Longclaw, Sokoke Scops Owl, Clarke’s Weaver, Sokoke Pipit, Crested Guineafowl, Palm-nut Vulture, Secretarybird, Giant Kingfisher, Pin-tailed Whydah, Jackson’s Francolin, Saddle-billed Stork, Grey Crowned Crane,  Red-billed Hornbill, Jackson’s Hornbill, Red-collared Widowbird, Long-tailed Widowbird, Rosy-breasted Longclaw, White-spotted Flufftail, Kori Bustard, Bar-tailed Trogon, Great Blue Turaco, Ross’s Turaco, African Blue Flycatcher, Double-toothed Barbet, Red-fronted Barbet, Papyrus Gonolek, Southern Ground-hornbill, Golden-winged Sunbird, Shining Sunbird, Tacazze Sunbird among many more and a good chance of seeing huge flocks of Lesser Flamingo!
  • Mammal Species Highlights – African ‘Big Five’ i.e. African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Rhinoceros, Leopard, African Lion. Along with Cheetah, Striped Hyena, Spotted Hyena, Serval, Caracal, Honey Badger, Common Warthog, Hippopotamus, Grevy’s Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Bongo, Gerenuk, Common Eland, Crested Porcupine, Aardvark, Rock Hyrax, Golden-rumped Elephant Shrew among many more!
  • Habitats Covered – open grassland, acacia savannah, scrubland, semi-desert, wetlands, montane forests, lowland forest, papyrus swamp, rocky gorges, coastal forest, mangrove
  • Climate – Sunny and warm conditions (especially in the east). Cool at night and at higher elevations. Some rain can be expected
  • Maximum Group Size – no more than 6 individual to prevent overcrowding and 1 Tour Leader
  • Tour Pace – easy to moderate pace with some walking and some long drives
  • Birding Difficulty – easy to mildly moderate (when coastal birding)
  • Number of Species Expected – 800+
  • Photography Opportunities – excellent
  • Other Attractions – Mount Kenya, Maasai tribe, local gift shops, sundowners, stargazing, educational talks

What’s included:

  • Lead Ornithology Guide – the services of our Lead Ornithology Guide for the entirety of the tour
  • Full-board Accommodation – very comfortable mid-range lodges & hotels on a full-board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle – large 4×4 open-roofed safari Toyota Landcruiser
  • National Park Fees – all national park, forest and ranger fees included
  • Mineral Water – a constant supply of mineral water provided throughout the entirety of the tour
  • Donation – a donation will be made to Nature Kenya – Kenya’s leading bird conservation charity
  • SBC Baseball Cap – a gift from us to help protect you from the sun
  • SBC Bird & Mammal Checklist – an updated bird and mammal checklist
  • Airport Transfer – airport pick-up on arrival and airport drop-off on departure

Cost (per person):

  • 6,969GBP | 7,998EURO | 9,233USD

Date:

  • 1st April – 27th April 2019

Available Spaces:

  • 6 places remaining

Ross’s Turaco

African Lion

Blue-headed Bee-eater

Fischer’s Turaco

Tour Route

*For a detailed tour itinerary please contact us here

14 Day Birding Bliss Photography Tour

Let us take you on a wild two week bird photography tour of a lifetime, as we travel far and wide across Kenya to find the the very best birding and big mammal spots in Kenya This tour starts in August, where you’ll join a group of 6 with 1 Tour Leader and a Professional Bird/Wildlife Photographer.

What to look forward to:

  • Bird Species Highlights – Straw- tailed Whydah, Steel-blue Whydah, Secretarybird, Malachite Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher, Giant Kingfisher, Red-billed Hornbill, Yellow-billed Hornbill, Jackson’s Hornbill, Rosy-breasted Longclaw, White-spotted Flufftail, Kori Bustard, Great Blue Turaco, Ross’s Turaco, Double-toothed Barbet, Red-fronted Barbet, Southern Ground-hornbill, Golden-winged Sunbird, Shining Sunbird, Tacazze Sunbird, Beautiful Sunbird, Lesser Flamingo, Somali Ostrich, African Scops Owl, Dark Chanting-Goshawk, Lilac-breasted Roller, European Roller, Saddle-
    billed Stork, Hairy- breasted Barbet, Green-throated Sunbird, Mackinnon’s Fiscal, White-spotted Flufftail, Northern Red Bishop, Yellow-crowned Bishop, Blue-capped Cordon-bleu, D’Arnaud’s Barbet, Black-throated Barbet, Arrow-marked Babbler, African Fish Eagle, Verreaux’s Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Osprey, Hybrid Lovebird, Red-throated Wryneck, Buff-bellied Warbler, Grey Crowned Crane, Black Cuckoo, African Hoopoe among many more!
  • Mammal Species Highlights – African ‘Big Five’ i.e. African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, White Rhinoceros, Leopard, African Lion. Along with Cheetah, Striped Hyena, Spotted Hyena, Black Rhinoceros, Serval, Caracal, Honey Badger, Banded Mongoose, Common Warthog, Hippopotamus, Grevy’s Zebra, Plains Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Masai Giraffe, Rothschild Giraffe,  Gerenuk, Common Eland, Crested Porcupine, Aardvark, Rock Hyrax, Impala, Besia Oryx, Grant’s Gazelle, Thompson’s Gazelle, Waterbuck, Lesser Kudo, Greater Kudu, Vervey Monkey, Syke’s Moneky, Olive Baboon among many more!
  • Habitats Covered – open grassland, acacia savannah, scrubland, semi-desert, wetlands, tropical rainforest, papyrus swamp, rocky gorges
  • Climate – Sunny and warm conditions. Cool at night and at higher elevations. Some rain can be expected
  • Maximum Group Size – no more than 6 individual to prevent overcrowding and 1 Tour Leader
  • Tour Pace – easy to moderate pace with some walking and some long drives
  • Birding Difficulty – easy
  • Number of Species Expected – 600+
  • Photography Opportunities – excellent
  • Other Attractions – Mount Kenya, Maasai tribe, local gift shops, sundowners, stargazing

 

What’s included:

  • Lead Ornithology Guide/Professional Photographer – the services of our Lead Ornithology Guide for the entirety of the tour
  • Full-board Accommodation – very comfortable mid-range lodges & hotels on a full-board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle – large 4×4 open-roofed safari Toyota Landcruiser perfect for photography
  • National Park Fees – all national park, forest and ranger fees included
  • Mineral Water – a constant supply of mineral water provided throughout the entirety of the tour
  • Donation – a donation will be made to Nature Kenya – Kenya’s leading bird conservation charity
  • SBC Baseball Cap – a gift from us to help protect you from the sun
  • SBC Bird & Mammal Checklist – an updated bird and mammal checklist
  • Airport Transfer – airport pick-up on arrival and airport drop-off on departure

 

Cost (per person):

  • 4340GBP | 5,076EURO | 5,705USD

 

Date:

  • 1st August – 14th August 2019

 

Available Spaces:

  • 6 places remaining

African Blue Flycatcher

Wildebeest Migration

Yellow-billed Barbet

Crested Guinea Fowl

African Elephant

Tour Route

*For a detailed tour itinerary please contact us here

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