Mara River Crossing chaos in Africa during our Photo Tour.
TANZANIA GREAT MIGRATION SAFARI August 17-28, 2021
Per person double occupancy
Single Supplement Optional
$3,500 USD due at time of booking
Tour Guest Limit
10 Guest Maximum
90 Days before departure
This price includes Round Trip economy airfare from USA gateway city.
Safari Pricing Info
Tanzania ranks extremely high among the world's great areas for large mammal photography - and its potential for bird photography is exceptional. With more than a week of shooting, this exciting photo safari mostly takes place in the northern Serengeti with two and a half days in Tarangire National Park.
About the Tour
M&M Guide Photographer
Guest Pro Photographer
RT economy class airfare from USA gateway city
All airport transfers
Tour program and services per itinerary
Local Experienced English-speaking game guides
Twin-shared luxury tent accommodations
All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Mineral water during the game drives
Any admission fees as mentioned in the itinerary
Transportation will be in exclusive use of 4x4 landcruiser with each client having his/her own row.
Tips to safari drivers/guides
Meals outside of those specified in the itinerary
Passport and visa fees
Additional drinks and other personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls etc.)
Witness Mara River crossings of Great Migration
Tarangire National Park
Serengeti National Park
Experienced game guides
Accommodations are CONFIRMED for this trip.
Rivertrees Country Inn
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Nasikia Kaskaz Mara Camps
August 17, 2021 -Take international flights to Tanzania
August 18, 2021 - Arrive JRO and stay night at Rivertrees Country Inn
August 19, 2021 - Head to Tarangire National Park on game drive - Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
August 20, 2021 - All day game drives in Tarangire National Park - Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
August 21, 2021 - All day game drive in Tarangire National Park - Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
August 22, 2021 - After breakfast transfer to airstrip for flight to Northern Serengeti airstrip Kogatende. Meet new driver/guides and enjoy game drive on way to camp. Mid day break at camp and then afternoon game drive. Kaskaz Mara Camp
August 23, 2021 - Game drives for river crossings of wildebeest migration and other wildlife Kaskaz Mara Camp
August 24, 2021 - Game drives for river crossings of wildebeest migration and other wildlife Kaskaz Mara Camp
August 25, 2021 - Game drives for river crossings of wildebeest migration and other wildlife Kaskaz Mara Camp
August 26, 2021 - Game drives for river crossings of wildebeest migration and other wildlife Kaskaz Mara Camp
August 27, 2021 - After breakfast fly back to Arusha for final activities - day rooms at Kia Lodge Kia Lodge before catching flights home
August 28, 2021 - arrive home.
What To Take (These are only suggestions, they are NOT required!)
Our list of Recommended Gear for your Photo Tour
· 2 camera bodies—the same manufacturer that will fit all your lenses
· Camera batteries, chargers, and cords
· CompactFlash/SD Cards (bring as much memory as possible. At least 500GB)
· Card Reader for file transfer
· External hard drives for back up (we recommend a minimum of a 500GB drive)
· Black Rapid camera strap
· Extra batteries as needed
· Lenses (Depending on the tour) Medium telephoto, Fixed, Wide angle & Macro lens that give you a wide range
of length. 10mm to 500mm if possible
· 1.4x or 2x teleconverter for the telephoto—same brand as lens
· Tripod and head
· Photo backpack
· Lens cloth and cleaning fluid
· Blower ball for dust
· Circular polarizing filter
· Grad ND filters
· Rain sleeve for camera and lens
· Cable or electronic shutter release
· Laptop computer
· Current version of Photoshop or Lightroom
· International power adapters
· Multiple plug power strip & adaptor to gain electric outlets in your room for simultaneous downloading & recharging
· Sensor cleaning supplies
GUESTS SHOULD PACK LIGHT. YOU MAY BE EXPECTED TO CARRY, ROLL, SCHLEP, AND/OR OTHERWISE TRANSPORT YOUR OWN BAGS AT ALL TIMES AND IN ALL PLACES ON THIS TRIP. LAUNDRY SERVICES ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE. M&M RULE OF THUMB IS ONE BAG FOR CAMERA GEAR AND ONE 20-22"" ROLLER FOR YOUR CLOTHES AND TOILETRIES. INVEST IN A TRAVEL TRIPOD - BENRO HAS MANY OPTIONS AVAILABLE. MEDICAL DEVICES SUCH AS CPAP MACHINES ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS RECOMMENDATION. PACKING LIGHT WILL MAKE YOUR TRIP MUCH MORE ENJOYABLE.
Tour Difficulty = Moderate
Easy = less than 2 miles walking/day and little climbing; Moderate = up to 5 miles walking per day with some climbing and/or bumpy safari vehicles; Strenuous = more than 5 miles/day of walking and several climbing/hills/rough terrain expected. You should know your health and ability to carry your gear in hot, cold, humid, and dry conditions and be able to walk 5 miles or more per day and make climbs in elevation of up to 1000 feet in gain and be OK climbing many steps or steep terrain.
Pursuant to Clause 2 under Enrollment: If you need to cancel within a stated refund period, M&M Photo Tours, Inc. may allow you to apply all monies paid to a future trip, within 12 months. We must receive written notification (E-mail is accepted) of your cancellation and your desire to apply the funds to a future trip.
We strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance as this policy is strongly adhered to. The purchase of travel insurance covering baggage, accident/life and trip cancellation is highly recommended. M&M Photo Tours, Inc. reserves the right to cancel any trip/tour/group due to insufficient registration at any time. In the even of such cancellation, those with reservations shall be notified as soon as possible and a full refund of trip payment will be given. It is agreed by registering for any M&M Photo Tours, Inc. tour that M&M Photo Tours, Inc. assumes no responsibility for refund or additional expenses incurred in preparation for a trip.
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