09 DAYS KENYA WILDLIFE PHOTO SAFARI

NAIROBI| AMBOSELI | MASAI MARA
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9 DAYS LAKE LOGIPI KENYA HELICOPTER PHOTO SAFARI

This is a specially designed photography safari with amazing photography opportunities. With the mighty Elephant herds of Amboseli against a picturesque backdrop of the towering Kilimanjaro to the Big 5 of Maasai Mara, this Wildlife Photography safari offers numerous photography opportunities. Ample time has been reserved for the Maasai Mara which is famed for its black maned lions and the abundance of the big cats.

Day 01: Nairobi
Day 02: Amboseli
Day 03: Amboseli
Day 04: Loisaba
Day 05: Maasai Mara
Day 06: Maasai Mara
Day 07: Maasai Mara
Day 08: Maasai Mara
Day 09: Nairobi

Day 01: Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya

Arrival at JKIA Airport Nairobi. You will be met and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay by our representative. Once at the Hotel, you will be met by our Photography Director for a safari briefing.
You will be assisted to check in at the hotel by our representative for your overnight stay.
Overnight will be at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. Breakfast Included.

Day 02: Depart Nairobi to Amboseli

Early morning wake up call. Meet up for breakfast as we prepare to depart Nairobi. After breakfast, we depart Nairobi at approximately 0800Hours heading south towards the Kapiti Plains. The Kapiti plains and Maanzoni ranch play host to some variety of ungulates which can be seen from time to time.
Arrive at our lodge in time for lunch and a well-deserved afternoon break.
At 1600Hrs we leave our lodge for our evening safari in search of the Elephant herds of Amboseli.
You will spend the overnight at Amboseli Ol Tukai Lodge. Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast Included.

Day 03: On Safari at Amboseli

Early morning wake up call. We depart from our lodge early morning at 0600 Hrs. in time for that early sunrise shot. We continue with our safari as we photograph the Elephants of Amboseli among other Big cats and ungulate found in Amboseli. We return to our lodge for Breakfast.
After breakfast we will have the remainder of the day at leisure.
At 1600Hrs we venture out again for our evening safari returning to the lodge late evening in time for dinner. Overnight will be at the OlTukai Lodge. Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast Included.

Day 04: Depart Amboseli on Safari to Maasai Mara

This morning is spent at leisure as we pack our bags for the journey to Maasai Mara. Our guides will depart early morning for our meet up at Maasai Mara. After breakfast, we depart our lodge to catch a flight to Nairobi. Upon arrival at Wilson Airport, you will be met and transferred to the Carnivore restaurant for Lunch. After Lunch you will be4 transferred to the Wilson airport for your afternoon flight to Maasai Mara. On arrival at Maasai Mar you will be met by our representative and transferred to you camp for an overnight stay. Dinner and overnight will be at the Mara Crossing Camp, Maasai Mara. Dinner and Breakfast Included

Day 05, 06, 07 and 08: On Safari at Maasai Mara

We will spend these complete days at the Maasai Mara national reserve. Our typical day involves around an early morning departure returning for Lunch and venturing out again in the evening for another game drive. This daily programs may however be altered depending on the wildlife sighting, migration patterns and the prevailing weather conditions. This will be always dependent on the safari director in conjunction with the safari guides.
0500 Hrs. Wakeup call at the camp. Freshen up as we assemble at the lounge for an early morning coffee/Tea with biscuits. We depart the camp at 0600Hrs with our picnic breakfast.
Early morning game drive in search of wildlife and we stop for our bush picnic breakfast at approximately 1000Hrs. After breakfast, we continue with our game drive arriving at our camp starting 1130 Hrs.
We rest and have lunch with the early afternoon free at the camp. We will have Tea/Coffee at 1500Hrs as we prepare to depart at 1545 Hrs. for our evening game drive. We return to our camp at 1900 Hrs. for our dinner and night at the Camp. All meals and overnights at the Mara Crossings Camp.

Day 09: Nairobi

On our last day at the Maasai Mara, we will have an early morning out photographing Wildlife. We depart from our camp at 0630. We return to our camp at 0900 Hrs. for breakfast and refreshing before our transfer to the airstrip for our flight back to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be transferred to the Hotel Karen Blixen Tamambo for our final lunch after which you will be transferred to JKIA (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) for your departing flight.

THE 09 DAYS WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY SAFARI ENDS HERE.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE SAFARI:

  • Photo Workshop and Guiding by Professional Photographers/Guides
  • Theoretical Workshops on Wildlife behavior and guiding
  • 01 Night at the Safari Park Hotel
  • 03 Nights at the Amboseli Ol Tukai Lodge full board in a double room
  • 05 Nights at the Mara Crossings Camp Full Board in a double room
  • All local Beers and selected house wines
  • UNLIMITED game drives
  • Airport transfers in Nairobi, Amboseli and Maasai Mara
  • Domestic flights from Amboseli to Maasai Mara and Maasai Mara to
  • Nairobi
  • Transport in specially modified Land cruiser 4X4 ideal for Wildlife Photography
  • Professional Driver guides with Minimum Bronze level KPSGA guiding certification
  • A Maximum of 04 Photographers per vehicle
  • All park and reserve entrance fees
  • Lunch or dinner the final day at the Karen Blixen Tamambo Restaurant
  • Free WI-FI provided in the vehicles and Camps
  • AMREF Medical Emergency evacuation and assistance cover

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SAFARI PACKAGE:

  • International return flight to Nairobi
  • Visa fees
  • International Travel Cover
  • Medical Cover
  • Tips to the driver /guides and Hotel staff
  • Any additional extra expenditure
  • Hot air Balloon at Maasai Mara costing approx. 450 USD
  • Single room supplement