Our Kenya and Tanzania birding tours take us to these remarkable African safari destinations, each boasting a bird list in excess of a thousand species! As such they epitomize Africa’s reputation as “the birding tours continent”, hosting a profusion of outrageously colorful and easily observable birds. Augmenting this incredible birding, our tours guarantee you “front row seats” to the finest mammal show on the planet. Over our many years of operation in this region, we have tailored an exciting portfolio of tours to satisfy every visitor, from hardcore birders to travelers seeking a more diverse vacation blending birding, wildlife and cultural activities with luxury game lodges.Our Kenya & Tanzania Birds & Big Game birding tours are designed to maximize both big game and birdwatching experiences by selecting the very best and most accessible destinations of these two fantastic African nations. On our Tanzania birding tours we explore the floor of the legendary Ngorongoro Crater, literally teeming with mammals and birdlife, the endless plains of the Serengeti, and the verdant riverbeds of Tarangire. In Kenya we visit key reserves offering a variety of habitats, from Amboseli in the shadows of Mt. Kilimanjaro, to the montane forests of Mt. Kenya, fantastic Shaba in the dry Samburu region, as well as Lake Nakuru, glowing pink with up to two million Lesser Flamingos! Offering over 450 bird species and unparalleled African mammal experiences, it’s no surprise that this remains one of our most popular tours. Furthermore, a small group size of just 6 guests makes for a very personalized 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!