African Photo Safari

16-Day Tanzania and Kenya Photographic Safari

Led by Professional Wildlife Photographer Paul Renner

August 28 – September 12, 2017

Peak season for the great migration river crossings!

At this time of year the richness of Tanzanian wildlife in Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park coupled with the great migration river crossings at their peak in Kenya’s Masai Mara, make this safari an extraordinary and unique photographic experience that will be cherished for a lifetime!


– 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: $12,560 (based on double occupancy)
(Above prices based on payment by check. If paying by credit card add $485 service fee)

(Single Room Supplement – $2190)

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

Safari Daily Itinerary:



              August 28 – September 12, 2017

Mother Kissing Baby Masai Giraffe-

August 28: Monday                                   Los Angeles

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

August 29: 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.(D) African Tulip Hotel

August 30: Wednesday                              Arusha

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

August 31/Sep 01: Thu/Fri                       Tarangire National Park
This morning drive to Tarangire National Park, named after the river that flows through the length of the park and provides a constant water source for the thousands of animals making their home here. Lunch is at the lodge and a late afternoon game drive will bring you close to a large variety   of wildlife. Two more game drives are planned for the next day.  (BLD) Tarangire Safari Lodge

September 02/03: Fri/Sat                            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

Wildebeest on the Move-8500

September 04: Sunday                                    Nairobi

Breakfast and drive to Arusha. Lunch in Arusha and continue to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight to Nairobi.   Arrive Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta Airport and transfer to your hotel for an overnight. (BLD) Ole Sereni Hotel

September 05: Monday                                    Masai Mara National Park

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

Cape Buffalo and Yellow Billed Oxpeckers-9917-2

September 06 -10: Tue – Sat                          Masai Mara National Park

Five full days to enjoy the beauty and wilderness of the Mara with an early morning and afternoon game drives. The Mara is home to the annual migration where millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle trek from the Serengeti plains into the Mara. At this time of year the plains are normally loaded with wildlife as the great migration swarms into the Mara on its annual migratory cycle. Morning and afternoon game drives are planned to explore and photograph the abundant wildlife. (BLD) Mara Bush Camp


September 11: Sunday                                        Nairobi/Depart

Morning game drive followed by breakfast. Later transfer to the airstrip for the flight to Nairobi where we will be met by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon time to relax or do some last minute shopping. Dinner and later transfer to the airport our flight home. (BLD) Dayroom – Ole Sereni Hotel

September 12: Monday                               Los Angeles

Arrive home to share pleasant memories of your trip to Tanzania and Kenya with family and friends.

Useful Information for travel in Tanzania and Kenya

Wildlife parks we visit on our safaris

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
e-mail: info@BestSafaris.com

CST # 2073854-40

Elephants Have the Right of Way-5670

Sharing the road with Elephants

Sunrise in the Masai Mara

Territory Owner-9484

Magnificent Male Lion

Wildebeest Gathering in the Masai Mara-6840

Wildebeest in the Migration

Wildebeest in River Bed-7327

Frantic Wildebeest

Zebras Watching-3921


Hippos,One Yawning, One Peeking-


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