Birding Doyens in East Africa
Twinspot Tours & Travel provides and offers quality birding tours in East Africa that meet the clients’ expectations and needs, while adhering to the highest professional standards and ethics.
We strive to achieve the above by providing custom made and affordable birding packages for our esteemed client by using our in-depth knowledge of the region to create exciting and glitch-free tours.
Our company has set itself apart from the rest by committing to provide ecologically sustainable birding tourism that enhances environmental & cultural understanding and appreciation of nature conservation.
Kenya has one of the richest avifauna in Africa with over 1,100 species recorded. Around 170 of these are Palearctic migrants and at least a further 60 are intra-Africa migrants. Some 230 species are entirely forest dependent and 110 require undisturbed habitat. Indeed Kenya can justifiably be described as a mecca for birders. Whether you are a new or regular visitor to East Africa, an ornithologist or a traveler with a passing interest in birds, Kenya should be high on your list of priorities to visit.
Our birding itineraries specialize on endemics, hard to find bird species and ranges from 1 to 26 Days. Not only are Twinspot Tours & Travels’ guides highly skilled at finding and identifying birds but they are also friendly, competent and confident in their duties. Our guides’ enthusiasm is infectious and whether you are a beginner or more experienced, millennials or old, we are happy to take time so you can enjoy the tour.
Twinspot Tours and Travel Ltd is represented on SafariBookings.com.
- We have fleet of cruisers for our customers.
- All our safaris are fitted with VHF radios for long distance communication.
- They are well designed for comfort.
- We offer escort services for larger groups.
- We source for accomodation for our clients.
- We have special accomodation for honeymoon.
- Free mineral water while in safari.
- Free soft drinks.
At Twinspot Tours and Travel, our mission is to provide exceptional travel experiences to our clients that showcase the beauty and diversity of East Africa while promoting sustainable tourism practices. We strive to exceed our clients’ expectations by providing personalized, reliable, and high-quality services that create unforgettable memories.
Our vision at Twinspot Tours and Travel is to become the leading tour operator in East Africa, renowned for our commitment to sustainable tourism and exceptional customer service. We aim to inspire travelers from all over the world to explore and appreciate the natural and cultural treasures of our region, while making a positive impact on local communities and the environment.
Customer satisfaction: We are committed to ensuring that our clients have a memorable and fulfilling travel experience.
Professionalism: We conduct our business with the highest level of integrity, ethics, and respect for our clients, employees, and partners.
Innovation: We continuously seek to improve our services and offerings through creativity and adaptability to changing market trends and customer needs.
Sustainability: We are dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism practices that preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources of East Africa for future generations.
Teamwork: We value collaboration and teamwork, working together to achieve common goals and objectives.
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Why Book a Trip With Us
Wide range of Birding destinations accompanied by well-researched and meticulously planned itineraries.
Fully Inclusive – Fully inclusive tour prices that represent good value for money, including all transportation,accommodations, meals (and bottled water where appropriate), field excursions and entrance fees.
Expert – Expert, helpful and friendly guides and office staff, with unsurpassed experience, whose aim is to ensure that every client has a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding tour.
Small Groups- We believe that small groups are essential for a high quality and enjoyable experience. Thus our tour limits typically range from only 6 -12 (occasionally more, as appropriate for the birding condition, Birds are the main focus but they incorporate finding other incredible wildlife as well-which really enriches the whole experience
Easy Pace – You’re on holiday with Twinspot Tours and Travel and we like to remember that! Although we want show you as much wonderful wildlife as we can, we aim to do so without rushing around or being obsessed with lists.This means more time in the field that translate to adequate time to watch wildlife, enjoy the surroundings and soak up that priceless feeling of ‘being there’ when you’re in an amazing place
For You – we strongly believe that our tours will be enjoyed by anyone who has an interest in the natural world. There is no need to be an expert or be worried about everyone else in the group being an expert – everyone’s level of knowledge is carefully catered for by our guides.
Our safaris only support camps, lodges and hotels that are operated sustainably with minimal negative impacts on the environment. We also strive to support local communities by working closely with local guides and locally-owned eco-tourismenterprises.
Bird conservation efforts in Kenya
Kenya has a long history of bird conservation efforts, dating back to the early 20th century. The country’s rich and diverse birdlife is an essential part of its natural heritage, and several organizations and government agencies work to protect and conserve these species. Here are some examples of bird conservation efforts in Kenya:
1. Protected Areas:
Kenya has established several protected areas, including national parks, reserves, and sanctuaries, which provide habitats for birds and other wildlife to thrive. These protected areas are managed by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), which is responsible for ensuring that the areas are adequately protected and managed sustainably.
2. Bird Sanctuaries:
In addition to protected areas, Kenya has several bird sanctuaries, which are designated areas specifically for bird conservation. These areas are managed by local communities, conservation organizations, and government agencies, and they provide critical habitats for birds to breed, feed, and roost.
3. Community-Based Conservation:
Many conservation organizations in Kenya work with local communities to promote sustainable conservation practices. For example, the Nature Kenya organization works with local communities to establish bird-friendly farming practices, which provide habitats for birds while also promoting sustainable agriculture.
4. Education and Awareness:
Education and awareness campaigns are essential components of bird conservation efforts in Kenya. Several organizations, such as the Kenya Bird Map Project, conduct bird surveys and engage local communities in bird identification and conservation efforts.
5. Research and Monitoring:
Research and monitoring are critical components of bird conservation efforts in Kenya. Several organizations and research institutions conduct studies on bird populations, migration patterns, and habitats to inform conservation strategies and policies.
6. International Conservation Efforts:
Kenya is a member of several international conservation agreements and initiatives, including the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA). These agreements provide a framework for international cooperation on bird conservation and support Kenya’s conservation efforts.
In conclusion, bird conservation efforts in Kenya involve a range of strategies and approaches, including protected areas, community-based conservation, education and awareness, research and monitoring, and international conservation agreements. These efforts are critical to safeguarding Kenya’s rich and diverse birdlife for future generations to enjoy.