A 12-day Tanzania safari designed especially for photographers, includes Tanzania’s finest wildlife areas and escorted by professional wildlife photographer Jeff Wendorff.  This exclusive photo safari includes wildlife viewing opportunities in: Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park, Ndutu, and the world famous Serengeti –  the vast Serengeti plains sustain the greatest and most spectacular concentration of wildlife found anywhere in the world.

Lion facing buffalo

Accommodation on safari is at Mount Meru Game Lodge, conveniently located 25 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport and home to a wildlife Sanctuary that has zebra, ostrich, a wide array of birds and monkeys, including the elusive Colobus monkey. An ideal base to start your photo safari.  The safari then moves to Nimali Tarangire, Located on the eastern boundary of Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park, an area renowned for its excellent game viewing opportunities and its large concentration of elephants. Then we visit Serena Ngorongoro lodge, the lodge is built into the crater-rim of the Ngorongoro crater – a caldera, the sunken or collapsed cone of a volcano. It is the largest inactive, unbroken and unflooded caldera in the world. The Crater is also successful sanctuary for the endangered black rhino. From here we visit the Serengeti – staying at Nimali Central Serengeti Camp located in the heart of the Serengeti close to Makoma Hill, offering utter seclusion and great access to the annual migration and the ‘BIG FIVE’ offering extraordinary year round wildlife viewing. We then move to Lake Masek Tented Camp, a small eco-friendly camp with game drives in Ndutu area, which shares the Southern Serengeti border.  The location is particularly good for the WORLD’S LARGEST WILDLIFE MIGRATIONS and calving season. A great Safari experience the African wilderness with the personal attention of Jeff Wendorff, your photographer escort. Each photographer will have an entire row in the vehicle to themselves which will allow photographing from each side of the vehicle.

Safari Highlights

  •  Each photographer is guaranteed a full row to themselves in the 4×4 safari vehicle, allowing photography from either side of the vehicle

  • Escorted and photography instructions by Jeff Wendorff, a professional photographer

  • Safari suitable for beginner photographers through to advanced level photographers.

  • Off-road driving gets you closer to the wildlife in Ndutu – where wildlife migration viewing is normally best at this time of year.

  • Sundowners at scenic spots where you can try to capture those postcard perfect African sunsets at Nimali Camps

  • Game drives are included in Tarangire National ParkNgorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park, the world famous Serengeti Reserve, and Ndutu.

  • NOTE: Ndutu shares the Southern Serengeti border. This is the preferred location at this time of year for photographers from all over the world looking to get the best WILDLIFE MIGRATION viewing opportunities. February, in Ndutu, is known as “CALVING SEASON”

    when thousands of thousands of wildebeest calves are born. The photo opportunities are endless as the babies are bucking around trying out their new legs, meanwhile predators are never far behind.

 

SAFARI ITINERARY DATES >> FROM 11 FEBRUARY 2022 TO 22 FEBRUARY 2022
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*New dates to be announced soon*

SAFARI PROGRAM

February 11, 2022: You’ll be met upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, Tanzania. A transfer is provided to Mount Meru Game Lodge for overnight stay.

February 12: After an included breakfast, travel by private 4×4 and private guide to Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch. Later, dinner and overnight stay at Nimali Tarangire.

February 13: Game drives in Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight stay at Nimali Tarangire.

February 14: Breakfast and then your guide will take you to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive with picnic lunch. Later, dinner & overnight stay at Ngorongoro Serena.Lake Manyara is a great place to see elephants, a wide variety of birds, and also huge troops of baboons and monkeys!

February 15: After breakfast, your guide will take you to descend into the crater floor for full day game viewing in world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. A first glimpse of Ngorongoro leaves one literally breathless. Once a huge volcano, probably larger than Kilimanjaro, it is now a vast circular amphitheatre, spectacularly beautiful and a Garden of Eden for huge numbers of wildlife. The animals are resident throughout the year include the “Big five” Elephant, Lion,Buffalo, Rhino and Leopard. The centerpiece of the extensive floor is Crater Lake with its pink mantle of flamingo and other birdlife. Later in the day, return for dinner and overnight at Serena Ngorongoro. Ngorongoro Serena is perched right on the rim Ngorongoro.

February 16: Breakfast and then your guide will take you for a game drive in Serengeti National Park. Lunch at Nimali Central Serengeti safari camp. Afternoon game drive then dinner & overnight stay at Nimali Serengeti. This area is best known for the big cats! Lion, Leopards and Cheetahs all make this location home.

February 17: Game drives in Serengeti National Park. Meals and overnight stay at Nimali Serengeti.

February 18: Breakfast and then game drive on the way to Ndutu. Lunch at Lake Masek Safari camp. Afternoon game drive in Ndutu. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Masek Safari camp.

NOTE: Ndutu shares the Southern Serengeti border. This is the preferred location at this time of year for photographers from all over the world looking to get the best WILDLIFE MIGRATION viewing opportunities. February, in Ndutu, is known as “CALVING SEASON”
when thousands of thousands of wildebeest calves are born. The photo opportunities are endless as the babies are bucking around trying out their new legs, meanwhile predators are never far behind.

February 19, 20 & 21: The is the Africa you’ve been dreaming of! Game drives in Ndutu where wildlife migration viewing is normally best at this time of year. NOTE: Your guide will have off-road driving advantages in Ndutu, which will get you closer to the wildlife.

February 22: After breakfast a flight is included to Arusha. Lunch is included at Arusha Coffee Lodge. After lunch, a transfer is provided to Kilimanjaro airport. Please arrange your flight to depart at 6PM or later.

Jeff Wendorff

Jeff is someone who walks through life with a smile on his face. In the midst of a full-time career in photography, he is also a teacher wholly dedicated to his students, leading workshops all around the globe. Jeff prides himself on his ability to connect with students to guide their development as photographers efficiently. A natural people person, it is this same ability to connect (with people and with nature) that makes him so adept at capturing his subjects in all of their rich detail and character.

As a teacher, Jeff values a personable and charismatic approach, firmly believing that having fun is one of the most important aspects to take into account in the process of learning a creative craft such as photography. Whether you are looking to make your first step into the world of professional photography or you want to master a new hobby, Jeff can help you get acquainted with photography and take images you would truly treasure.

On all of Jeff’s workshops, you receive excellent instruction while in the field and most also include classroom style sessions to help you make the most of your images. You’ll travel with an expert instructor to fantastic locations. You’ll learn to be a better perhaps even an amazing photographer while exploring the globe with a professional wildlife photographer. You will make pictures that you’ll be proud to show off and have a lot of fun too!

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER ADULT SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE PER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGE
11-Feb-22 22-Feb-22 9452 USD 1724 USD ON REQUEST

# Rates are based on 2021 rates and will be adjusted once 2022 rates are in. #

TANZANIA PHOTO SAFARI: Prices are in US$, Per Person

Safari Prices Include:

  • Each photographer will have an entire row in the vehicle to themselves which will allow photographing from each side of the vehicle
  • GAME DRIVES by 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of Jeff Wendorff as your professional photo expert who will help you with your photography, reviewing images, and he’ll ensure sure that you cameras are set up correctly and can answer all of your photography questions
  • All ground transport and transfers as per itinerary
  • All Park and Conservancy fees as per itinerary
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary including Lunch at the Arusha Coffee lodge on the last day.

Prices Exclude

  • International flights and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Expenses of a personal nature

Notes

  • * * Five guests required in total for this photo safari. **
  • A deposit of 25% is required to confirm this safari

 

Cancellation terms

  • Bookings cancelled or amended from time of booking up to 120 days before commencement
    of the safari incur a 25% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation or amendment less than 120 days and up to 60 days prior to commencement of
    the safari: 35% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation or amendment less than 60 days but up to 30 days prior to commencement of
    the safari 50% refund, 50% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation or amendment less than 30 days but up to 15 days prior to commencement of
    the safari: 25% refund, 75% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation or amendment less than 15 days or more than 3 days prior to commencement of
    the safari: 10% refund and 90% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation or amendment 3 days or less before commencement of the safari – nil refund,
    100% cancellation charge.

Please note that any refunds due to you in the event of cancellation can be credited only to the original card used for making the initial payment.

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Any of our own Gamewatchers team of Safari Advisors based in the USA, Canada, the UK, India and Australia will be glad to be of service in arranging your safari, helping you plan your trip, confirming prices, answering your questions and booking your choice of safari camps and lodges for you.

Our Safari Advisors have helped many hundreds of our guests to plan their trips and will be delighted to assist you and to help you plan your ideal safari.

For contact details of all our overseas based Safari Advisors in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, India and South America click here, or call us using the numbers below:

USA & Canada USA & Canada   Tel: +1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or +1-519-686-4776 (Rick McIntyre)

UK & EU UK & EU   Tel: +44 (0)7986-978985 (Wayne Hammond)

Kenya Kenya   Tel: +254 (0)774-136523

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