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TANZANIA GREAT MIGRATION   August 19-30, 2023

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

Tanzania ranks extremely high among the world's great areas for large mammal photography - and its potential for bird photography is exceptional. With a week of shooting, this exciting photo safari mostly takes place in the northern Serengeti with two days in Tarangire National Park.

About the Tour

M&M 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.

 

Accommodations

Not Included

  • International air to Tanzania

  • 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

  • Witness Great Migration Mara River crossings

  • Abundant wildlife

  • Tarangire National Park

  • Serengeti National Park

  • Experienced game guides

 

Accommodations are CONFIRMED for this trip.

Rivertrees Country Inn

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Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge

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Kaskaz Mara Camp

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Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

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Tour Itinerary

August 19 - ​Take international flights to Tanzania

 

August 20 - Arrive JRO and stay night at Rivertrees Country Inn

 

August 21 - Head to Tarangire National Park and enjoy game drive

 

August 22 - All day game drives in Tarangire National Park

 

August 23 - After an early breakfast drive to Ngorongoro Crater for full day game drive

 

August 24 - Fly from Manyara to northern Serengeti - game drives for river crossings

August 25 - Game drives on northern Serengeti

August 26 - Game drives on northern Serengeti

August 27 - Game drives on northern Serengeti

August 28 - Game drives on northern Serengeti

August 29 - After breakfast fly back to Arusha arriving at app. 1245PM and relax at day rooms until flights homes

 

August 30 - 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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