9 DAYS GREAT MIGRATION CALVING PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI

Tanzania
We are happy to host you in Tanzania and open to you the wonderful natural treasures of wild Africa. The Calving photographic safari will give nature photographers an ideal opportunity to capture spectacular images of the calving season of the great migration.
Sima Safari professional guides will take care for you taking you to places where you can obtain the rare images of the nature
9 days of full safari tours and photography, combining the most important and exciting nature tours in northern Tanzania. 
Additional Notes:
All participants in the trip will meet with the tour leader at the airport to set expectations, full details for all days of the photography trip, guidelines for photography equipment issues and all related technical issues, questions and answers on all topics of the tour.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport and Sima Safari guide will lead you to rest after a flight at a hotel in downtown Arusha near open markets where we will tour this afternoon with a guide to the first impressions of the rest and the soul of colorful Africa.
VENUS PREMIER HOTEL
 
A short photo visit to the colorful markets that characterize Africa
A long draft jeep safari equipped with a refrigerator and outlets for recharging electric and portable electric devices.
A car with 7 seats. We will be 4 by car for comfortable and special conditions for photographers.
On this day, an early morning after breakfast. Breakfast and lunch are packed with us for breaks during the day. The first safari day we will devote to the Tarangire national park which  is the elephant kingdom, bird paradise, about 550 species of birds in the reserve, and a number of herds of horseshoe and their large predators, Jets, leopards and lions will try to get a closer look at their special behavior and way of life and hope to watch and photograph “kill” is the thrilling sight of a hunter who is the culmination of a photo campaign in Africa.
Meet zebras, GNU, beautiful kudu, gazelles, buffalo, giraffes And monkeys of different species and beauties look and all roam the savannas and raise a fireplace for the food
In the evening we arrive at the excellent rural lodge MARERA VALLEY to organize and rest.
After dinner a short talk about photography in African nature, a summary of the day and instructions for the next day.
6000 elephants in the great terrestrial mammal Tarangiri Reserve, a dwarf near the mighty bovine trees of the Tarangire reserve 
How small is the huge elephant in the land of hummingbirds near the huge bubbly trees.
Meet cheetahs, leopards and lions that are reserved for their animals
Hundreds of wonderful bird species in the reserve, some of which we will probably meet and photography.
The “secretary” bird, large and beautiful, usually walks long distances on the ground looking for food as grasshoppers and other land dwellers.
Towards Ndutu area and Lake and the Serengeti Grazing and Famous Zaragoza Breeding Area: Departure in the morning to the Ngorongoro Reservation where the African wildlife live together with the live Maasai tribes who migrate with the cattle herds in the vast grasslands of Ngorongoro and supply them with their food every year.
The huge herds of GNU and zebras also find their food in the fertile savannah plains and therefore chose to feed the fertile basal areas that provide them and their calves with great food, feeding the young calves in these rich minerals and necessary to strengthen them before embarking on their long northern journey to the south To the Mara River.
This was also the case with the masses who decided to settle in this fertile region with their herds on which their lives depend to this day. The Masai tribes are the only tribe that is happy to live in these areas for thousands of years. They are completely an integral part of the complex landscape and life of the reserve. We will meet them, record, teach them and take photos with the proper sensitivity.

Prior to the great migratory season of the GNU and Zebra herds, which in January – April most are in the Serengeti and in the vast Ngorongoro Plains, the season of flushing of millions of GNU and Zebras has occurred.
The litters occur between late February and mid-March, during which time there is a two-month roaming grazing until the youngsters become stronger and ready for the difficult journey.
We will spend 4 days staying and cruising in Lake Ndutu, which is the main area of ​​escape and frenzy.
After a safari in the crater and a visit to the Masai tribe, continue driving to the high-quality tented lodge in the Lake Ndutu Area
Ndutu area where we will spend a total of 2 nights and 2 more nights in the last days. (4 nights total)
Safari in the wake of the huge herds of GNU and zebras, litters, and many predators in Lake Ndutu.
KENZAN NDUTU MIGRATION LUXURY TENTED CAMP
A safari trip in the southern expanses of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Reservation can be considered the highlight of our photography journey without diminishing at all the other places we will tour.
In these areas, it is not mandatory to move alone in their habitat to roam the vast herds of GNU and zebras
And among them.We can watch all major African predators in search of prey. Among them are lions, leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas. Predators, too, are the preferred breeding period for the young and the unsuccessful to hunt among the horseshoe spreaders and to supply food in large quantities required for new generations in the grasslands.
A wide variety of additional antelopes and elephants are found in this area and enhance the wonderful experience.
Two and a half days are full of Lake Ndutu before traveling for a day in the center of the Serengeti Reserve.

 

The vultures of Africa identify from above the location of the prey and gather in droves to enjoy the remains of meat left by the predators in the carcasses of the devoured animals. We will not give up this important and important part of Africa’s life cycle. We will be cautious and patient in the distance that will allow good observation and close-range photography without interrupting the natural processes we witness.

 

Have you ever seen lions climbing trees? In the Ndutu Savannah area there is a unique phenomenon of lions climbing trees and we will try to discover them and enjoy these wonderful sights.

 


The blond males of Lake Ndutu.
The lion neck strap includes a satellite transmitter and is intended for surveillance and research conducted in the savannah areas
 
Cheats hunt a wide variety of horseshoe spreaders in the endoto area and we will dedicate the time and patience needed to be present and witness the exciting hunting plays that take place here every day.
In search of the big predators in the Serengeti Center
A calm morning departure from Lake Ndutu towards the Serengeti Center where the concentration of lions and cheetahs is high. The prospects of meeting the big, exciting predators, observing and feeling them closely and documenting them at peak times are higher than elsewhere. We will continue our journey along the Seronera River flowing across the Serengeti and serving as a permanent source of life for the many thirsty herds of water and the many different species of animals in Africa, followed by extensive and rich activity by predators in the wild African food chain.
KENZAN KISURA LUXURY TENTED CAMP

 

Two Serengeti brothers are waiting for their hour to reign

 

 

Safari follows the big cats and predators of the Serengeti Center
 We will continue to search and locate predators in the Serengeti.
We will return to Lake Ndutu for another two days in an area where various animals are active in a very wide range
 Lodge accommodation KENZAN NDUTU MIGRATION LUXURY TENTED CAMP where we spent three nights in the first part of Lake Ndutu
A morning ride of a farewell from the Ndutu Lake and the Butterflies area, meet with a wonderful variety of wingers in their natural surroundings and arrive at dusk in Arusha
Travel to hot springs  MAJI MOTO near Airport and from there after a brief shower in the hotel near the airport and fly back to your home
The cost of the trip
Price per person:
This photo tour will feature 8 – 16 lovers and nature photographers.
4 people in a long safari vehicle suitable for 8 people in 8 nights 9 days and  2 participants will share a double room
8 travelers $ 4500 per person
12 travellers $ 4240 per person
16 travellers $ 3950 per person
Extra for a single person in a room for $ 300 per night on a trip.
Supplement for two people in the vehicle: $ 280

 

The price includes:
• 9 days safari car + guide driver and field and return transfers
• 8 nights in quality hotels along the safari
• Mineral water for all safaris
• Full board in all logos and hotels during our safari trip
• All costs in reserved and tribal visits
• Small Swahili English maps and dictionary
• Local Sim Card with Internet package for communication.

 

Price does not include:
• Drinks other than water in safari
• Tips for driver and hotel guides (Safari driver is acceptable for less than $ 30 per day per vehicle)
• $ 50 visa
• Travel insurance is recommended for life insurance for safari days
Vaccines: Recommendation for malaria pills and in any case consult a doctor at medical travel centers abroad.

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