Kenya Photography Safari – Samburu & Masai Mara National Reserves – 6 Days, 5 Nights



Kenya is a nature photographer’s paradise!  There is nothing quite as exciting as capturing the most magnificent animals in their natural habitat. This photo tour is different from most others to Kenya.  We will be staying in only 2 national Reserves: Samburu National Reserve & Masai Mara National Reserve

This destinations are probably the best in Kenya for affordable game viewing and wildlife photography.

Evacay Africa photography safari Tours will allow you discover, explore and relax while on your safari, filled with irresistible beauty, inspirational nature and warm friendly hospitality.

We will turn your dream Africa photo safari into a very achievable reality.

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Itinerary and Accomodation

Early morning pickup from Airport, Hotel or residence and transfer to the Wilson Airport for your flight to Samburu National reserve with scenic aerial sightings en route. On arrival at Samburu, you will be ushered to your hotel by our ground team with a thrilling game drive en route. Early evening game drive starts at 1600Hrs returning to your lodge at approximately 1830 hrs for dinner and overnight at your tented camp/ lodge of choice.

Overnight at Sentrim Samburu Lodge

Early morning wakeup call at 0530 hrs gets you ready for early morning breakfast before venturing out on the lookout for elephant, Lion, Leopard, buffalo, Reticulated Giraffe, Gravy Zebra, Besia Oryx and some of the more entertaining wildlife like dik-dik, warthog and the olive baboon. We return to our lodge for full breakfast at 0900 hrs. The rest of the morning and the afternoon is at leisure. Early evening game drive starts at 1600Hrs returning to your lodge at approximately 1845 hrs. The Samburu Reserve is one of the most visited national parks with plenty of wildlife ranging from the rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, and gerenuk to the Beisa Oryx (also known as the Samburu Special Five). There are over 450 species of birds identified and aquatic species in the Ewaso Nyiro River including, vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and others. Overnight at your tented camp/ lodge of choice

Overnight at Sentrim Samburu Lodge

After breakfast, you will be driven to the Airstrip at 0800 hrs for your morning flight to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy the scenic aerial sighting en route, arriving at the Mara in time for lunch and an afternoon rest. Venture out for your early evening game drive in search of the big cats and other game species at 1600 hrs. The quintessential Masai Mara safari is a photographer’s and naturalist’s paradise, with abundant elephant, buffalo, giraffe, black-maned lion and cheetah alongside the migratory wildebeest and zebra. Leopards are frequently encountered, endangered black rhino hide in the dense thickets and large rafts of hippo and enormous crocodiles are found in the Mara River. Return to your selected Camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at Elangata Olerai Luxury Camp

Full day is at the Mara exploring the magnificent ecosystem on game drives. The day’s program will depend on the wildlife sighting, migration patterns and the prevailing weather conditions. Your Wake up call is at 0500 hrs to freshen up for an early morning breakfast at the lounge. Depart the camp at 0600 hrs for your early morning game drive in search of wildlife with a mid-morning bush picnic breakfast at 1000 hrs. Continue with the game drive headed back to the camp. Make it to the camp at 1130 hrs to rest and have lunch. Early afternoon free is at leisure. Enjoy tea/coffee at 1500 hrs and depart for your evening game drive at 1545 Hrs. Overnight at your tented camp/ lodge of choice

Overnight at Elangata Olerai Luxury Camp

The Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the places with the highest photographic potential in Africa and the world. Masai Mara Photographic Safari is more than a safari; it is an exceptionally magnificent photographic excursion where the most important equipment is your camera. Every location is carefully selected to offer panoramic views and priceless moments that you and your camera will simply fall in love with. It's more than a game drive; you will romance your lenses; flirt with shutter speed; and indulge your memory cards. It will truly be a magical, photographic experience! Overnight at your tented camp/ lodge of choice

Overnight at Elangata Olerai Luxury Camp

Your last day at the Maasai Mara starts with an early morning out photographing the wildlife. Depart the camp at 0630 returning at 0900 Hrs for breakfast before transferring to the airstrip for your flight back to Nairobi. Upon arrival an Evacay Africa Guide will pick you up and proceed to Carnivore Restaurant for lunch. After lunch your guide will transfer you to your hotel, residence or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home