2018 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 1- 16, 2018

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: $12,385 (based on double occupancy)

( Single Room Supplement – $2070)

(Above prices based on payment by check. If paying by credit card add $495 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 1-16, 2018


February 01 – 16, 2018

Cheetah Family Time-

February 01: Thursday                               Los Angeles

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

February 02: Friday                                    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)                                Tulip Hotel

February 03: Saturday                                Arusha

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

February 04 -07: Sun -Wed
                         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.  Three 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

Elephant and Baby-February 08/09: Thu/Fri                             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

February 10: Saturday                               Nairobi 

Breakfast at the lodge and continue to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight to Nairobi.  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

February 11: Sunday                                   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

Mother Kissing Baby Masai Giraffe-February 12/13/14: Mon/Tue/Wed           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

February 15: Thursday                               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

February 16: Friday                                               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 / 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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Photographing Elephants -3620 You could be with us  in a 4×4 Land Cruiser watching elephants!

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Male Lion, Masai Mara, Kenya-6965


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