2017 02 African Photo Safari To Tanzania and Kenya

African Photo Safari

16-Day Tanzania and Kenya Photographic Safari

Led by Professional Wildlife Photographer Paul Renner

February 20-March  7, 2017

Photograph the Birthing Season of the Great Migration!

The richness of Kenyan wildlife combined with Ngorongoro Crater and the birthing season of the migration in the Serengeti in Tanzania makes this photographic safari an outstanding and unique photographic experience



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– Round trip airfare from Los Angeles to Arusha in Tanzania

– Exclusive use of 4×4 Land Cruiser with only 3 passengers per safari vehicle

– Internal flights within East Africa with transfers as per itinerary

– First Class accommodations at hotels, lodges and tented camps

– Professional English-speaking tour guides and drivers

– Guaranteed window seat in 4×4 safari Land Cruisers fitted with pop-up roof

– All National Parks and Game Reserves entrance fees

– Sponsorship of Baby Elephant at David Sheldrick Elephant Sanctuary

– Membership to the Flying Doctors Service while on Safari

– All meals while in Africa

TOUR PRICE: $12,160 (based on double occupancy)

( Single Room Supplement – $2010)

(Above prices based on payment by check. If paying by credit card add $485 service fee)

NOT INCLUDED: Visas, airline departure taxes, items of a personal nature such as telephone calls, tips and gratuities, trip cancellation and interruption insurance, faxes, laundry services, alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks





February 20-March 7, 2017

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February 20: Monday                                    Los Angeles

Let the adventure begin when you board your flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

February 21: Tuesday                                    Enroute to Tanzania

Jambo! Welcome to Tanzania. Arrive Kilimanjaro where our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel in Arusha for the overnight. (LD) African Tulip Hotel

February 22: Wednesday                               Arusha 

Day at leisure and meet other members of the group. (BLD) African Tulip Hotel

February 23-26: Thu-Sun                              Serengeti Plains

Today’s journey passes through the scenic areas of the southeastern Serengeti plains.  This time of the year is the birthing season when many babies are born.  Four days are earmarked to witness nature’s greatest spectacle, the migration of over a million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle and all of the predators. Daily morning and late afternoon game drives are planned for many outstanding photographic opportunities.  Your accommodation is at the luxury tented camp strategically located in the area which is alive with the migration. (BLD) Lake Masek Luxury Tented Camp

February 27/28:Sun/Mon                              Ngorongoro Crater 

Depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area; host to the ‘birthplace of man’.  It is also home to the unique intact caldera, the Ngorongoro Crater. The crater is home to abundant game, including the “big five” – elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo.  Enjoy lunch as you descend to the crater floor.  Next day, a full day game drive in the crater is planned with lunch in the bush.  (BLD) Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

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March 01: Wednesday                                       Nairobi

Early morning drive to Arusha with a stop for lunch. Continue to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight to Nairobi. Arrive at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer to your hotel for an overnight. (BLD) Ole Sereni Hotel

Cheetah Family Time-

March 02: Thursday                                                 Masai Mara 

After breakfast, we will continue to the Giraffe Center where you have an opportunity to pet and feed the Rothschild giraffes. We will proceed to the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage where you will be able to pet young rescued elephants. This afternoon we will board our plane for a short flight to the Kenya’s most famous National park, the Masai Mara. We are going to the Mara to photograph the big cats, lions, leopards and cheetahs along with many other animals that live in the Mara all year round. Afternoon game drive enroute to our camp. (BLD) Mara Bush Camp

March 03/04/05: Fri/Sat/Sun                                 Masai Mara 

Three full days are spent in the central section of the Mara Plains with morning and after game drives with more photographic opportunities to capture the scenic beauty of the Mara Plains and the wildlife that roam the open grasslands. (BLD) Mara Bush Camp

March 06: Monday                                                     Nairobi/Depart 

Morning game drive is followed by a freshly cooked breakfast. From here, transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Nairobi where a room is reserved until 6:00 pm to relax, repack or do some last minute shopping. Later this evening you will be transfer back to the airport to connect your flight home. (BLD) Dayroom at Ole Sereni Hotel

March 7: Tuesday                                                     Arrive home

Arrive home today to share fond memories of your safari adventure to East Africa.

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For more information and reservations, contact:

Paul Renner at 949.295.3136

Email: paulrenner3@cox.net


or call

Prem Sharma or  Gaby Gurrola at Best Safaris – 800.757.6625 or 714.985.3456

e-mail: info@BestSafaris.com

Useful Information for Travel in Tanzania and Kenya

Wildlife parks we visit on our safaris

CST # 2073854-40

(to safari listings)  

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