- On arrival we are met by our local representative and drive (approximately three and a half hours) to the Selenkay Conservancy, in the Amboseli ecosystem, where we meet our Masai birding guide.
- After a welcome rest in camp after lunch, in the late afternoon we head out for an escorted walk to visit an authentic Masai village, looking for birds on the way. We then explore Selenkay Conservancy, which lies north of Amboseli National Park, to look for birds and wildlife, and have our first sundowners in a secret location overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro.
- Accommodation: Permanent tented camp, Selenkay Conservancy, 3-nights on full board basis
- Over the next two days we take a picnic lunch with us and spend the days exploring Amboseli National Park with our expert bird guide.
- With more than 400 bird species that include at least 40 raptors recorded plus a population of over 1,000 African elephants, Amboseli is popular among keen birders and elephant lovers alike. Large predators include hyena, jackal, lion, leopard and cheetah, while birdlife flourishes particularly in the marshes and swamps. Notable species include the globally-threatened Madagascar pond-heron, lesser flamingo, lesser kestrel, or the gorgeous blue-cheeked bee-eater; many ducks, darters and heron nest in the wetlands, and the birds of prey include a small population of martial eagles.
- In the evenings we return to Selenkay Conservancy to look for more species to tick off our list, such as the long-crested eagle or the white-headed mousebird. Then we take a night drive in the conservancy to look for nocturnal species.
- After one last pass through Selenkay Conservancy in search of more birds, we return to the camp for breakfast before driving to Nairobi.
- Accommodation: Hotel in Nairobi, 1-night on full board basis
Day 5 Tour ends Nairobi
All prices are per person and include:
- Services of the naturalist leader
- All meals
- Guided activities
- Park & Conservancy fees
We stay in a permanent tented camp in the Selenkay Conservancy.
All meals are included. Breakfast and dinner are taken at the lodge or camp, while lunch is normally an outdoor picnic.
Amboseli is home to over 400 bird species, including around 40 raptors.
- Blue-cheeked bee-eater
- Martial eagle
- Lesser flamingo
- Grey crowned crane
Amboseli has a population of over 1,000 African elephants, we well as a variety of large predators.
- Spotted hyena
- African elephant
- Vervet monkey