Our Kenya Mega Birding tour provides 26 days of non-stop birdwatching! This Kenya birding tour typically produces an astounding total of over 800 bird species, as well as an amazing diversity of large mammals. Not only do we obtain a huge list of mouth-watering species, but also Kenya’s most sought-after rarities and endemics. We explore areas that include Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Tsavo West and East, the isolated Taita Hills, Lake Baringo, Kakamega and the plains of the Masai Mara. This is simply the finest tour available for those wanting a complete Kenyan birding tour experience.
Our Tanzania Mega Birding tour has been specifically designed to target virtually all the Tanzanian endemic bird species, including such megas as Udzungwa Forest Partridge, Dapplethroat and the endangered Uluguru Bushshrike. Our 26-day Tanzania birding tour adventure begins on the idyllic island of Pemba. Thereafter we launch our assault on the numerous Eastern Arc Mountain endemics, taking us into the remote reaches of the Udzungwa, Uluguru, Ukaguru and Usambara Mountains, where a number of exceedingly range restricted species are found. Our exploration continues with a visit to the Kilombero Swamps for three newly discovered species, before making our way into the dry Acacia woodlands and game filled plains of northern Tanzania.
Our Northern Tanzania birding tour explores the bird- and wildlife-rich reserves and forests of the northern parts of this brilliant African nation, including targeting a wonderful assortment of Tanzania’s endemic bird species. Not that birds are the only focus of this birding and wildlife adventure since we will find ourselves also marvelling at some of the highest concentrations of animals to be found anywhere on our planet, and all this amidst spectacular scenery in one of Africa’s wildest, most stable and least spoilt destinations!
Rwanda is a fascinating add-on to our Kenya & Tanzania – Birds & Big Game tour. We will thoroughly explore this tiny nation – tracking the Virunga race of Mountain Gorilla and seeking out a plethora of Albertine Rift endemics in the vast, beautiful Nyungwe Forest are just a few of the highlights. In addition, we visit Akagera National Park where we bird mixed broad-leaved and Acacia woodlands and papyrus swamps for Papyrus Gonolek, Shoebill and one of Africa’s toughest birds, the rare Ring-necked Francolin. Other potential specials include Ruwenzori Turaco, Red-collared Babbler, Kungwe Apalis, Ruwenzori Double-collared Sunbird and the rare Shelley’s Crimsonwing.
Our Tanzania – Migration & Wildebeest Calving Photographic tours are guided by professional wildlife photographers, ensuring that you return with an outstanding portfolio of images, ranging from striking birds, such as Kori Bustard and Superb Starling, to mind-boggling herds of wildebeest and the incomparable Big 5. These tours are the ultimate African wildlife photographic expeditions, and besides photographing the phenomenal wildlife of the “greatest show on Earth,” you can also expect some of the most breathtaking landscapes in all of Africa!
Our Highlights of Africa tour covers a handful of the essential birding, wildlife and scenic destinations that Africa has to offer! We begin our odyssey in arguably the most quintessential African country, Tanzania, where we visit the impressive Ngorongoro Crater and the spectacular Serengeti. There exists nowhere else on our planet that holds such an amazing number and diversity of large animals, and we can expect to be dazzled by the sights and experiences awaiting us. From the safari capital of the world we head west to Uganda, home of the unique Shoebill, Chimpanzees, Mountain Gorillas, and a host of endemic birds. We will criss-cross this small Central African country in search of these marvellous creatures before flying to Zambia to marvel at the famous Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. A sundowner cruise on the mighty Zambezi River will be a fitting end to this action packed tour. (This tour is only available as a Private departure)