KENYA                 August 30 - September 11, 2023

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Guest Price

    $7,500 USD 

               Per person double occupancy

            

Single Supplement

    $1,500 USD

 

Deposit

     $2,500 USD due at time of booking

 

Tour Guest Limit

    8 Guest Maximum

 

Registration Deadline 

     90 Days before departure   

Safari Pricing Info

Kenya ranks extremely high among the world's great areas for large mammal photography - and its potential for bird photography is exceptional. With over a week of shooting, this exciting photo safari visits three key areas of Kenya - Amboseli National Park which is world-renowned for its elephants, Samburu National Reserve and her big cats, and the Maasai Mara which is one of the most sought-after safari locations on earth.

About the Tour

M&M Guide Photographer

    Mike Gulbraa

 

 

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Tour Leader

Included

  • All airport transfers

  • Internal airfare 

  • Tour program and services for safari days

  • 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 Land Cruiser with each client having his/her own row.

 

Not Included

  • International air to Kenya

  • Tips to safari drivers/guides

  • Meals outside of those specified in the itinerary

  • Passport and visa fees

  • Airport taxes

  • Additional drinks and other personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls etc.)

 

Tour Highlights

  • Possibly witness Great Migration Mara River crossings

  • Abundant wildlife

  • Amboseli National Park

  • Samburu National Reserve

  • Maasai Mara

  • Experienced game guides

 

Accommodations
Accommodations are CONFIRMED for this trip.

Tamarind Tree Hotel

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Tulia Amboseli Safari Camp

Ashnil Samburu Camp

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Zebra Plains Collection - Maasai Mara

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Tour Itinerary

August 30 - ​Take international flights to Kenya

 

August 31 - Arrive Nairobi and stay overnight at hotel

 

September 1 - Depart Nairobi after breakfast and head to Amboseli National Park for game drives

 

September 2 - All day game drives in Amboseli National Park

 

September 3 - After breakfast fly to Samburu Game Reserve - game drives

 

September 4 - Game drives in Samburu Game Reserve

 

September 5 - Game drives in Samburu Game Reserve

September 6 - After breakfast fly from Samburu to Maasai Mara - game drives

September 7 - Game drives in Maasai Mara

September 8 - Game drives in Maasai Mara

September 9 - Game drives in Maasai Mara

September 10 - After breakfast fly back to Nairobi and prepare for flight home later in day.

September 11- Arrive home

 

Helpful Info

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 battery charger and cords

·       Bring as much memory as possible

·       Card Reader for file transfer

·       External hard drives for back up (we recommend a minimum of a 1TB drive)

·       Black Rapid camera strap

·       Extra batteries (lots!)—best packed in checked luggage even when traveling abroad

·       Lenses (Depending on the tour) Medium telephoto, Fixed, Wide angle & Macro lens that give you a wide range

          of length. 16mm to 500mm if possible

·       1.4x or 2x teleconverter for the telephoto—same brand as lens

·       Tripod and head

·       Flash—strobe with automatic TTL fill flash capabilities or Reflector

·       Photo backpack

·       Lens cloth and cleaning fluid

·       Blower ball for dust

·       Rain sleeve for camera and lens

·       Cable or electronic shutter release

·       Laptop computer (travel size such as a netbook)

·       Current version of Photoshop or Lightroom

·       International power adapter

·       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 (http://www.benrousa.com/products/travel-angel-ii/) 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 = Easy

Easy = less than 2 miles walking/day and little climbing; Moderate = up to 5 miles walking per day with some climbing; 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.

 

 

Cancellation Policy

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.

 

You MUST 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 event 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.

 

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is suggested. Follow these links to buy travel insurance.

www.travelguard.com or www.insuremytrip.com

 

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Booking Terms & Conditions

 

What's Included