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BIG CATS & MARA RIVER CROSSING

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Lawrence / The Safari Consultant

Expect In Africa Safaris

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BIG CATS & MARA RIVER CROSSING

HIGHLIGHTS: Photographing Lions, Cheetah and Leopard in central and northern Serengeti Join this exciting photographic tour to the Serengeti National Park in search of its famous big cats. The safari starts in central Serengeti for 3 nights where the migration is passing through and the big cats are on the prowl. The tour then moves to the far north of the Serengeti with fantastic opportunity for stunning landscape photography.

DAY 1

On arrival to Kilimanjaro Airport

Day 1. Arusha Airport you will be met and transferred to The Arusha Hotel to meet Paul and the rest of the group. Welcome meeting about the trip followed by dinner.

Gold Crest Hotel
DAY 2

Into central Serengeti

This morning we catch an early morning flight into central Serengeti. Your camp, Serengeti Safari Camp, is located in the heart of the Serengeti and surrounded by amazing wildlife. You'll have the first day getting used to your new surroundings and Paul will be on hand to fire any early questions at. Enjoy a first night in the bush listening to lions calling in the distance as you fall asleep. Read more

Mobile Tented Camp
DAY 3

Witness the Wildebeest migration

Today you'll head out on a game drive to witness the Wildebeest migration, which is one of nature’s greatest events where over 2 million wildebeest make the huge journey from the Mara River down to the southern plains of the Serengeti. It's a great place to find the big cats as they come in search of their annual feasting. Photography share ideas at camp in between safari activities, which will give you a chance to review your photos and get some new ideas to try out in the days ahead. Read more

Mbugani Mobile Tented Camp
DAY 4

Exploring Central Serengeti

Another exciting day exploring central Serengeti in search of the Big Cats that rule these lands.

Thorn Tree Tented Camp
DAY 5

To the Mara River

After 3 exciting days in Central Serengeti we head north to the Mara River, close to the Kenyan border in search of more cats. As you head north the scenery changes dramatically and the vast plains are replaced by hills and rocky kopjes, presenting great opportunities for landscape photography. In the afternoon we arrive at camp, Lamai Serengeti, where you'll have the chance to enjoy one of the best views in Tanzania, looking out across northern Serengeti. Read more

Mobile Tented Camp
DAY 6

Explore Northern Serengeti

Today we’ll head out on an all day game drive to explore northern Serengeti, with a picnic lunch somewhere under a shady acacia tree. The early morning and late afternoon light on the golden grasses create the most amazing light for photography.

Mobile Tented Camp
DAY 7

Morning Walking safari

This morning we'll head out on a morning walking safari directly from camp, which offers a totally new perspective to nature photography. If you’ve got a macro lens bring it along as you’ll be able to get some great close up shots (the walks are always led by a professional and armed guide).In ther afternoon you'll head out for your last day game drive to catch any last shots before a fun last evening reviewing the best shots of the week. Read more

Mobile Tented Camp
DAY 8

Departure

Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Arusha
Hotel Gold Crest Hotel
Day 2
Location Central Serengeti National Park
Hotel Thorn Tree Tented Camp
Day 5
Location North Serengeti National Park
Hotel Mbugani Tented Camp

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

REVIEWS

8 Reviews

Meagan Bradham, United States

Expect in Africa Safari exceeded my expectations. Our driver was Raymond. Raymond was extremely knowledgeable, he had an answer for every question we had. He was able to use his knowledge of birds and animals to locate every animal we wanted to see. He was professional and kind. We will be returning with our children and using Raymond again. We also loved the accommodations. We felt safe and the tents were clean and spacious. If you are considering safari, this company is who you need to book with. Read more

April, United States

The trip with Expect in Africa Safari was a spectacular "endless plain" of big game and beautiful wildlife. Our driver and guide was excellent. He was extremely knowledgeable, and made every effort to give us a trip of a lifetime!

aziz1234, France

We choose Expect In Africa Safari because it matched our needs. A small business who is ran perfectly. We had all the information we needed before to do the safari for 2 days. They helped to choose the best option for the national park. We choose Tarangire and Ngorogoro Crater. During the safari, the guide was great always taking time to explain us the wildlife and other facts about the park. He has a lot of experience. The accommodation they booked for us was beyond expectation. Overall the safari was amazing and we saw a lot of animals especially babies lions. I recommend them. Read more

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THE TEAM

Raymond Michael

Head of Safari Tour Guide

Richard Mbeyela

Marketing Manager

Lameck Masawe

Safari Tour Guide

Lawrence Thomas

Founder & Kilimanjaro Trek Guide

We continue to deliver Quality and Value with a genuine commitment to our customers’ satisfaction

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