Imagine hearing the sounds of the wild as you fall asleep in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Africa. Have you dreamed of experiencing the iconic coral African sunset in person?
Is it time to check "photograph lions in their natural environment" off your bucket list? Maybe you'll like to eat breakfast as you watch elephants and giraffes mosey through the park. NOW is the time to make it happen!
Here are some video highlights of our 2016 Tanzania Photography Safari
Join National Geographic award winning professional wildlife photographer, Rob Daugherty, for 10 incredible days in Tanzania, Africa, to photography and enjoy the finest wildlife Africa's offers in Fall 2017.
During this photo safari in Tanzania, Africa, you will receive instruction on:
ALREADY A PHOTOGRAPHER? Come put your current skillset to use while getting to know other photographers and enjoying an endless supply of fun and wildlife.
NOT A PHOTOGRAPHER? We understand not everyone wants to improve their photography skills which is why this African Adventure is for everyone! Bring your favorite point-and-shoot or use your iPhone / droid and let's go. Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to hang out with cool people, have lots of fun, watch beautiful animals, and enjoy 10 days of majestic scenery.
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN KILLIMANJARO
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, you'll be met by our driver whom will transfer you to the Illboru Safari Lodge just outside the town of Arusha. Spend the night at the lodge. BB
DAY 2 – LAKE MANYARA GAME DRIVE
Drive to Lake Manyara for lunch (approximately 2 1/2 hrs) and enjoy an afternoon game drive around Lake Manyara National Park. This park is famous for the bird life around the soda lake – flamingos in particular, and is home to unusual tree climbing lions and also known as the home of primates. In addition it also has a large elephant population. You will stay overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge. BLD
DAY 3 – SERENGETI GAME DRIVE
Drive to Serengeti National Park and enjoy a picnic lunch on the way. After lunch we enjoy a late afternoon wildlife game drive. You will find the Serengeti to be endless rolling grasslands crisscrossed with shallow forested valleys, a virtual play home to millions of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles and the larger predators, making this one of the world’s most famous wildlife vistas. We will enjoy dinner and overnight at the private wilderness mobile luxury camp. BLD
DAY 4 – SERENGETI GAME DRIVE
Enjoy a full day game drive and lunch in the Serengeti National Park, with dinner and overnight at the private wilderness mobile luxury camp. BLD
DAY 5 – SERENGETI GAME DRIVE
Enjoy a second full day in the Serengeti National Park enjoying the beauty of the park and its restless creatures. We will enjoy dinner and overnight accommodations at the private wilderness mobile luxury camp. BLD
DAY 6 – SERENGETI / OLDUPAI GORGE / NGORONGORO
Drive to Ngorongoro for lunch (approx. 4hr) via Oldupai gorge, visiting a historic museum where what is believed to be the first human skull was discovered. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon with dinner and overnight accommodations at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge. BLD
DAY 7 – NGORONGORO CRATER GAME DRIVE
We descend into Ngorongoro crater for a full day photography wildlife tour and picnic lunch. Ngorongoro Crater is a collapsed volcano with rich, fertile landscape and an incredible natural amphitheater teeming with all of the African big game. Dinner and overnight accommodations at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge. BLD
DAY 8 – TARANGIRE GAME DRIVE
Ngorongoro to Tarangire. Distance: 150 km (2 hours)
In the morning after breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park. Enjoy lunch and then a late afternoon game drive in the park. You will find early morning and late afternoon are the best times to observe birds and animals. During the heat of the day much of the wildlife rest under cover. You should look under trees and bushes for the pricking ears of animals raising their heads. Also watch in the trees for the dangling tail of a leopard as it lies on a branch. One of the most striking features of this park is the majestic, old baobab trees. With their massive silvery trunks, spindly branches and gourd-like fruits, they are Strange and impressive trees. Tarangire is also the home of a large number of elephants and bird-life. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Tarangie Osupuko Lodge. BLD
DAY 9 – TARANGIRE GAME DRIVE
A full day game drive in Tarangire where we may see the rare fringe-eared Oryx. Lunch will be served on the game drive or back at camp depending on schedule. Dinner and overnight stay at the Tarangire Osupuko Lodge. BLD
DAY 10 – DEPART TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK / BACK TO ARUSHA
After breakfast, drive out with game viewing on our return to Arusha (120 km, approximately 3 hours). Arrive for lunch while your day room is prepared at Ilboru Safari Lodge. Dinner before flight back home (Transport from Ilboru Safari Lodge to airport is included). BLD
Rob Daugherty has been a professional wildlife photographer for nearly a decade. His epic images have been on display throughout the United States and earned multiple awards, most notably by National Geographic. His favorite destinations include Africa, Alaska, Yellowstone National Park, and the Grand Teton National Park. He teaches photography workshops and uses his passion for wildlife to create awareness for animal conservation.
INVESTMENT: $6,295 USD per person. Single supplement fee $750 USD. Bring a friend and receive a discount. (Contact us regarding discount.)
TOUR INVESTMENT INCLUDES:
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** BONUS ** All Rob's Wildlife guests who attend any 2017 photography tours or photography workshops will receive a 10% discount on custom, American Made photography vests and camera support bean bags from TheVestGuy.com
*If you have a group of 5+ people who would prefer a customized Africa Adventure itinerary, contact us for details. Photography Tour Adventure destinations include: Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls), and Tanzania.