Tanzania Photo tour

Tanzania Photo tour with Zanzibar

This 15 Days Adventure Tanzania Photo tour combines the adventure safari to bushmen cultural to Serengeti Ngorongoro adventure Safari Venture. Tanzania has a lot to offer families traveling with children. This amazing adventure holiday destination gives children an opportunity to learn about nature, interact with local children, and experience a way of life completely different from their own. It’s a great way to bring the whole family closer together and offers activities that are specifically geared towards learning, as well as kid-friendly meals, and patient, knowledgeable safari guides. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the real Africa with the whole family.

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Tanzania Photo tour

Itinerary for Tanzania Photo tour

Day 1: Welcome to Arusha, Tanzania :

Arrival in Arusha at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you are welcomed by our representative who will usher you into a waiting vehicle and transfer you to the Karama Lodge Hotel in Arusha. Our representative will have a short safari briefing session with you at the lodge and leave you to relax and have dinner. Beginn of our Tanzania Photo tour.

Day 2: Arusha town/ community tour for acclimatization.

Here you will visit community activities, including local Maasai market, Snake Park in the outskirts of Arusha, Visit to the Children’s Orphanage that we support and late in the noon/evening return to your Hotel for rest, dinner and overnight at Karama Lodge Hotel.

Day 3: Arusha to Arusha National Park

After breakfast, you are met by our professional tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which we travel east to the Arusha National Park. The park’s three most significant features include the rugged Mount Meru (Tanzania’s second-highest peak at 4566m), the notably different colored Momela Lakes, and the 3km wide Ngurdoto Crater, which was formed about fifteen million years ago!15 Days Adventure Safari Tanzania. You will enjoy lunch at the Momela view picnic site and do an exciting morning game drive and afternoon game drive, visiting both the Momela Lakes and the Ngurdoto Crater. Wildlife which could be seen includes African buffalos, elephants, hippos, giraffe, warthogs, antelopes, zebras, blue monkeys, and sometimes a rare leopard or hyena. Late afternoon we depart back to Karama Lodge Hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Arusha to Lake Manyara:

Our Tanzania Photo tour starts at 8:30 as we drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara with a picnic lunch en route. We enter the majestic Lake Manyara Game Park and embark on the first of the six Tanzanian safaris. This small park is sandwiched between the Rift Valley escarpment and the large coniferous Lake Manyara. It is a pretty location, with a good range of games, including giraffe, elephant, baboon, and the rarely seen tree-climbing lion. Overnight: Bougainvillea Lodge.

Day 5: Manyara – Lake Natron

After your breakfast at the Lodge, you will be on your way to Lake Natron which is apparently the breeding site for the lesser and greater flamingos who migrate here every year from as far as Lake Nakuru, and Baringo in Kenya. On your way, you will view Masai villages and after an hour you will be at Engaruka village where you will have a brief stop to visit the Engaruka ruins. These are ruins of an ancient mysterious city with confiscated irrigation canals that are believed to be more than five hundred years old. You will be shown the canals and remnants of the buildings and graves. Thereafter you will be on your way again to Lake Natron, with views of more Maasai villages and wildlife; arriving in time for lunch at your lodge. After lunch at the lodge and a short rest, you will go for a walk at the Lake, and depending on water levels you can take a dip or go for a boat ride. You will have the chance also to walk upstream of the Ngaresero River up to the waterfalls. On your walk upstream you are likely to encounter monkeys and baboons along the way. In the afternoon you can go for a sundowner at Lake Natron. Overnight at Lake Natron tented camp :

Day 6: Lake Natron- Serengeti

Today your activities will start with a walk at the Lake again if you wish and thereafter leave for the Serengeti National Park. You will cross the Loliondo Game Controlled area where apparently the wildebeest’s herds cross on and around November and December when they are coming from Masai Mara in Kenya. After the registration formalities at the Klein’s Gate, you will go for a game drive in the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park (on your way to the lodge) where you will get the chance to see lots of animals and birdlife alike. Among animals that can be seen here includes the zebras, buffaloes, baboons, topis, impalas, cheetahs, leopards and the recently introduced Rhinos, which were the only member of the big Five that was missing in this park. Overnight at. Meals and overnight at Ikoma bush tented camp.

Day 7: Full day in Serengeti Park

Our Tanzania Photo tour is not complete without a visit to Serengeti National park. At daybreak, you are out to the Serengeti plains for a sunrise game drive that normally offers the only chance of sighting the nocturnal species retiring and also the diurnal species waking up to a new day before you go back for breakfast. After breakfast, you will leave for a full day of game drives exploring the Serengeti. Depending on the season and time of the year, this is where you will witness the magnificent natural phenomenon of the ‘Great Migration’ where more than one and a half million wildebeests accompanied by hundreds of thousands of gazelles and zebras brave the crocodile-infested rivers and cross the border into the Masai Mara in Kenya in search of green pastures and water. The resident animals and birds that stay all year round in Serengeti make sure that the park is must visit whenever one travels to Tanzania. Later in the afternoon, you will drive back to the campsite for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Ikoma bush tented camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast we will start at 08:00 drive to Ngorongoro Crater, after checking in to your Luxury Camp, perched high on the crater rim, and enjoying lunch, you will descend the crater walls and spend the afternoon and early evening viewing wildlife on the crater floor. Overnight at Rhino lodge, meals included.

Day 9: Full day, Ngorongoro Crater

This day we will start early morning at 07:00 for the game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds, and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After great all exploration in crater, the drive will drive back to your lodge. For overnight and dinner at your lodge, Rhino lodge.

Day 10: Ngorongoro – Eyasi

Today’s activities will start by heading to the Lake Eyasi area for a cultural encounter of a lifetime. Eyasi is the home of a hunter-gatherer tribe known as the Hadzabe people who have stood all the odds of westernization and still leave the ancient way of making a living through hunting animals and gathering fruits and tubers for food. The Hadzabes are a small ethnic group that has been able to co-exist harmoniously with nature. You will have the chance to meet also the Datoga people a small tribe also with a rich cultural heritage.

 

This is a cultural day is wrapped up by a wonderful sundowner at the Lake Eyasi and if you are lucky to have visited after the long rains, you can take a dip in the lake. Overnight at Kisimangeda Tented lodge.

Day 11: Lake Eyasi – Tarangire National Park – Arusha – Zanzibar.

Very early in the morning, you will go for a traditional hunting session with the Bushmen and after breakfast, you will check out of the lodge. You will then be on your way to Tarangire National Park which is the third-largest national park in Tanzania. After registration formalities, you will go for a full day of game drives in this fabulous national park highlighted with the gigantic baobab trees and abnormally large herds of elephants. At Tarangire, you will have the chance to sight the rare Oryx, and other animals the likes of zebras, giraffes, warthogs, leopards, cheetahs, etc. The Tarangire River which is the lifeblood of this national park ensures a year-round supply of water and the river beds take center stage when animals gather to get this rare commodity resulting in magnificent wildlife actions when the predators try to grab a meal taking advantage of the moment. Later in the afternoon, you will drive back to Arusha for a flight to Zanzibar. Now on our Tanzania Photo tour, we go to Zanzibar.

ZANZIBAR – (The Spice Island)

Day 12 – 14: Full leisure days in Zanzibar

While in Zanzibar there is a lot of activities that are family-friendly, in Stone town for full-day Spice and prison Island tour. The full-day tour will take you to the most scenic parts of the Old Town. This culturally rich town got its name from the use of coral stone as the main construction ingredient. Being the oldest town in East Africa, the historical roots and influences can be felt at every turn of the tour. Starting from the House of Wonders which is one of the prominent landmarks of Stone Town, you can proceed on to the Palace Museum which was a Sultan’s residence. The Arab Fort, the Dr. Livingstone House, Fred Mercury’s home, and the pub and Hamamni Persian baths are just a few of the many attractions in this relic of a town. You will have free time in the afternoon for you to explore further on your own or to relax, In the evening, depart from the hotel for a sunset cruise along Stone Town waterfront. Stop at Forodhani gardens for a glance at the evening life. Dinner and overnight at Stone town hotel. Accommodation while in Zanzibar – Mnarani Beach Cottages

Day 15: Zanzibar – Dar-Es-Salaam – flight back home

You will be picked up from your hotel and head to the Airport for a flight to Dar-es-salaam. End of our Tanzania Photo tour.

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Dates:

November 7-17, 2020

Duration:

11 Days / 10 nights

Photographic themes:

Landscape, nature, culture, people, Himalaya-mountains

Places:

Kathmandu

Chitwan National Park

Pokhara

Phedi

Dhampus

Landrung

Ghandrung

Naya Pul

included:

  • All arrival, departure transfers, sightseeing, and drives in a private vehicle with a/c accompanied by English speaking tour guide.
  • 1-day river rafting
  • elephant safari,
  • jungle activities such as nature walk, bird watching, canoe safari, Jeep Drive, etc.
  • Annapurna Conservation Project fees and permits
  • English speaking guide throughout the tour.
  • Accommodations:
  • Kathmandu (3nights)
  • Chitwan (2nights)
  •  Pokhara  (2nights)
  •  Trekking Tea House (3 nights)

Not included:

  • International airfare from your home to Kathmandu
  • purchases such as souvenirs, clothing, etc.
  • Tips

Getting there:

You will organize your own travel to and from Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Photography Instructor for the Tanzania Photo tour

Tim Vollmer

Tanzania Photo tour
CEO & Founder

Tim has devoted his life to photography. Photography has been his long-held hobby and great passion. Tim has always felt drawn to the power and beauty he finds in nature. Tim has been leading photo tours and workshops in Iceland and many different countries over the years. He has had the world as his workplace. He is Photographing everything from the dramatic landscape in Iceland, to the native people in the remote corners of the world and the culture that is unique to each country.

His journeys have taken him around the world in pursuit of memorable travel experiences and the creation of compelling images. His work has been featured in international publications. His images and stories are shared on various internet outlets. As a driven artist, professional, entrepreneur, and adventurer, Tim is eager to share his passion, knowledge in photography, and travel through the tours he designed on his own, or through his partnership with professional photographers from around the globe. Tim and his family lived 11 years in Iceland. Now they are based in the Czech Republic.

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