Africa Photographic Safari – African Photographic Tours, Photography Tours in Africa, African Photographic Tours; Africa photographic safari or Photography Tours in Africa generally caters for small groups of different skill levels, from the enthusiastic amateurs to seasoned professionals. Africa plays host to dramatic landscapes, incredible wildlife and exceptional scenery. Our Africa Photographic Safari – African Photographic Tours generally cater for small groups and are conducted with a professional grade guide, guaranteeing individualized attention and on-going instructions.

Africa Photographic Safari are conducted in the very best game reserves in Africa; photographic tours provide the perfect opportunity to discover the wonders of the African bush, while learning the art of wildlife photography. Led by professional wildlife photographers, Africa Photographic Safari are dedicated to wildlife photography, people and Africa photographic safari takes place in specially-designed photographic safari vehicles.

Africa Photographic Safari Adventure Packages

African Photographic Tours

Photo safaris cater for small groups, guaranteeing individualized attention. Our onsite professional wildlife photographers will be on hand to offer ongoing expert advice and instructions, including pre game drive and post-game drive briefing and image editing.

A successful African photographic safari or an African photography workshop is dependent on many different factors and as a professional African wildlife photographer and expert safari guide, we will help make sure that your African photography safari is a safari of a lifetime and that you return home with exceptional wildlife images in the bag!

African Small Group Photo Safari

We focus exclusively on African photo safaris, taking you only to the most photo-productive destinations. Be part of a small group photo safari atmosphere where each wildlife photographer is guaranteed a FULL ROW of seats in the safari vehicle. We pay full attention to photographic aspects of a photo safari and the specific needs of both serious and amateur wildlife photographers.

Africa Photographic Safari – African Photographic Tours

Photograph the drama and pure intensity of the East Africa migration by capturing the sight of the great migration crossings of thousands of wildebeest and zebra, and the interplay between predators lurking in the background. This is one of the most phenomenal wildlife spectacles on earth. Photographic safaris include accommodation, game viewing activities, use of photographic vehicle and tuition by a professional wildlife photographer. When booking a photo safari we recommend packing a notebook or tablet, memory sticks, card readers and enough memory cards.

Africa Photographic Safari – African Photographic Tours

Kenya’s Masai Mara is famous for its spectacular migration of wildebeest and zebras, with Nile Crocodiles, Lions and other big cats lying in wait at the Mara River crossings, making for awesome wildlife photography! Our Kenya photography tours are based on a private concession where we share the experience with just a few other people, not the crowds who visit the Masai Mara reserve proper. We also explore the Laikipia Plateau, the best place in Kenya for African Wild Dogs. One of Africa’s very best photo safaris!

Africa Photographic Safari – African Photographic Tours

Tanzania photography tours focus on the wildlife spectacle of the world-famous Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, arguably the best place for wildlife photography in the whole of Africa. More than a million wildebeest and zebras flood into Tanzania’s southeastern Serengeti between February-April and the predators, Lions, Cheetahs, Leopards and hyenas, take full advantage. The wonderful scenery of Serengeti and Ngorongoro, including great clouds capes, is the icing on the cake during this extraordinary photo safari.

Africa Photographic Safari Adventure Packages

Africa Photographic Safaris Packages

Africa Wildlife Photographic safari

Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday

Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday package is designed to follow the Great Wildebeest Migration path from the Serengeti National park to Masai Mara National Reserve. Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday is a well-documented spectacle that you have probably heard from one source or another, but it is difficult to comprehend just how breath-taking this display is without witnessing it first-hand.

Simply put, the Kenya Tanzania wildebeest migration holiday as one of the most stunning events that you could ever wish to see. On top of this it’s not just wildebeest that you will be watching, expect to see all the diverse wildlife that Africa has to offer whilst embarking on your Kenya Tanzania wildebeest migration holiday with Claudious Safaris. Serengeti wildebeest migration. The great Serengeti wildebeest migration is the movement of vast numbers of the Serengeti’s wildebeest, accompanied by large numbers of zebra, and smaller numbers of Grant’s gazelle, Thomson’s gazelle, eland and impala. These move in an annual pattern which is fairly predictable.

Choosing which time of year to see the Great Wildebeest Migration is made easy with this Kenya Tanzania Migration Holiday. Moving between Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara, Our Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday itineraries ensures that you will be in front-row seats for nature’s biggest show and some of its most dramatic chapters, depending on which time of year you choose to visit, such as the birthing season, the great trek, and the treacherous river crossings, complete with giant crocodiles.

Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday

Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday are Migration itineraries backed up by some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa. When you are not watching the Migration, you will be on the lookout for the Big 5 in the Ngorongoro Crater – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and elephant – and enjoying diverse wildlife sightings throughout the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Predators – like all the big cats, wild dogs, cheetahs and hyenas – are well represented and the general game viewing and bird watching is excellent.

Wildebeest Migration is the world’s greatest wildlife migration, featuring up to 1.5 million wildebeest and thousands of zebra and gazelle, happens every year in East Africa. One of the most sought-after travel experiences, viewing the great Kenya Tanzania Migration Holiday is a truly unique opportunity to see the power of nature at work, plus get a firsthand look at some of the most magnificent creatures on Earth. Did you know that wildebeest can live to be up to 40 years old? Most only reach age 20.

The Ultimate Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday Package

Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safari Packages

Serengeti wildebeest migration Safari  Holidays

Whether you want your safari adventure to last two nights or two weeks, we at claudious Safaris we have you covered. We have an abundance of Wildebeest Migration Safaris for you to choose from that are situated in some of Africa’s prime wildlife spotting locations such as Kenya’s Masai Mara and Tanzania. The enchanting Wildebeest Migration safaris that we offer at Cheetah Safaris, include a number of exciting activities, so be sure to contact our team today to find out more!

Where to See the Great Kenya Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Holiday

The migration route is sometimes thought of as a set circuit that occurs between Tanzania’s Serengeti plains in the south and Kenya’s Maasai Mara in the north between May and December each year. But that isn’t exactly the whole story. Don’t let orderly maps claiming to predict the pathways fool you. Since this is a completely natural process that depends on weather, environmental factors, and the animals themselves, the timing and route that’s well-known—from the southern Serengeti through the Western Corridor up to the Maasai Mara then back to the start through the Loliondo and Lobo area—is more of an estimation than a reliable roadmap.

Best Time to do Kenya Tanzania wildebeest migration holiday

The first animals usually start to set out across the Serengeti in search of more grass and a dependable water supply in April. Over the following months, they’ll encounter countless obstacles—from predators to river crossings—on their hundreds-of-miles-long trek. Here’s a breakdown of their tentative travel schedule, so you can plan your own.

December to April

The southern Serengeti is the place to be during these four months when the wildebeest are mostly staying put. Depending on rainfall, herds can be seen between the Ndutu area and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which is just southeast of Serengeti National Park. Around February, wildebeest mothers give birth to more than 500,000 calves in a two- to three-week period, so if seeing baby wildebeest or predatory action is a priority, this could be the best time for you to go.

Fun Fact: Within 10 minutes of birth, wildebeest calves are on their feet, so they’re ready to move when the herd decides to head out.

May and June

Once the rainy season is over, the south and east plains of the Serengeti dry out, prompting the beginning of the migration. This usually starts in April or May, and herds begin to move north and west, although not all as one group. Some will head to the Western Corridor and the Grumeti River (where you might spot a crocodile) before proceeding north, and some may also go up through the Loliondo area or through the Seronera area and into Lobo.

July to November

This is traditionally thought of as the best season to view the migration. Between July and August, the wildebeest move into Kenya’s Maasai Mara, crossing the Mara River in large numbers. These river crossings are among the most sought-after moments of the migration. If seeing a river crossing is at the top of your bucket list, this when you should plan your trip to catch a herd tromping through the water.

October to November

It’s not over yet! The migration starts to work its way south into Tanzania, so there will be plenty to see in the southern Maasai Mara in Kenya and in Northern Tanzania.

6 Days Wildebeest Migration Luxury Safari Adventure

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list, despite Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro location near the equator, both are endowed with magnificent snowcapped peaks. Hiking Mount Kenya targets point Lenana at 4.985 Meters and Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro targets the Kibo point at 5.895 meters above sea level.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Climbing Gear

The right mountain climbing gear is of utmost importance to the success and safety of your tropical mountain trek. Porters will carry up to (10Kilogrames) of your personal gear and no more! Our suggested packing list shall allow you keep to the weight limit. However, if you wish to engage more porter support, our expedition team shall accommodate the need. Our Mountain trek team suggests that trekking equipment should be categorized as follows.

Mt. Kenya & Kilimanjaro Trekking Safari Packages

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Practical and Light

Practical mountain gear determines warmth, temperatures, and safety on climb and thus the need to choose good quality equipment that is dependable and flexible under conditions of extreme variety

Proper equipment is extremely important to the success, enjoyment, comfort and safety of your trip. Please bring the following items for your climb. Porters will carry up to 22 lbs (10Kilogrames) of your personal gear, no more! If you pack by this list, you will meet the weight limit. If you wish to have additional porter support, we can accommodate you. If you have any questions, or would like the extra support, please let us know well in advance.

Mount Kenya Adventures GUIDES believes that all mountain travel equipment should follow two simple tenets: Lightweight and Functional. Functional equipment determines how warm, dry, and safe you will be, so always choose equipment that is of good quality, is dependable, and is adaptable to a variety of extreme conditions.

Clothing impacts not only your comfort but also your safety. Always be critical of the quality and the proper fit of your clothing. Cotton clothing must be avoided because it dries very slowly and is a poor insulator when wet. Instead, choose wool or synthetic fabrics that “wick” the sweat and moisture away from your skin.

Mount Kenya Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Hiking Trekking Packing list – We recommend a four layer clothing system.

  • Base Layer
  • Manages moisture and keeps perspiration away from your skin. (Poly pro, capilene, driclime)

Soft Shell

Should be a durable, comfortable, insulating and wind/water resistant layer that breathes well. The main Soft shell fabrics are Polartec Wind Pro, Gore Wind stopper N2S, Schoeller; each clothing manufacturer has their own. 200 weight fleece can be substituted for our Softshell recommendations but is not as versatile with how it may be used when layering.

  • Hard Shell
  • Windproof, waterproof and breathable. (e.g. Gore-Tex, or similar)

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Insulating Layer

Should be down-fill or synthetic-fill and fit over all layers. (e.g. down, primaloft or polarguard) These four layers are usually sufficient for most people, but if you tend to be colder bring one extra medium-layer that would be ideal for extra warmth around camp, such as a vest. When deciding what to pack, remember to bring enough clothes and accessories to ensure your safety and comfort, while not over-burdening yourself with items you probably won’t use.

  • Sleeping Gear
  • 4 season sleeping bag and a liner: night-time temperatures can be as low as -10 degrees c so bring a warm bag.
  • Sleeping pad: full-length Therma-Rest or equivalent.

 Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Head and Face

  • Fleece or wool hat: it must cover the ears
  • Shade hat: a visor hat with a good brim is essential for protection from the equatorial sun
  • Bandanas: various uses – cleaning glasses, sun protection when tied around the neck, etc.
  • Sunglasses or Glacier glasses: essential eye protection whether in the tropics, at high altitudes or by the water.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Upper Body

T-shirts: two t-shirts that will get dirty; Patagonia capilene is best. No cotton.

Long underwear top: one medium weight and one heavyweight long sleeve Patagonia capilene, pull-over is best.

Fleece or soft shell Jacket: This is what you will be wearing while hiking at higher altitudes or while around at camps at lower altitude. These jackets should be full-zip and accessible. Call for more details on “Soft-shell”.

Gore-Tex Parka: a good parka made of Gortex or waterproof nylon that has been seam sealed. Afternoon showers are common in East Africa.

Down or Synthetic Jacket: This layer is to keep you warm, especially at those higher altitudes. the Patagonia Puffball Jacket is perfect for this trek.

Fleece Glove: a lightweight glove to use while trekking and hanging around camp

Shell Gloves: A shell system of a fleece liner and waterproof shell that handles cold. Brands such as “OR” make a shell system that can be bought together.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Lower Body

  • Undergarments: adequate supply for the entire climb
  • Hiking shorts: one pair of quick-drying shorts; good for hiking at lower elevations on the mountain
  • Long underwear or tights: These can be worn under heavier layers on colder days or worn by themselves on warmer days, which are why tights are good.
  • Soft Shell Pants: soft-shell pants are water resistant, yet highly breathable and durable. Great for colder conditions over a pair of long underwear or tights. Patagonia guide pants are a great brand.
  • Gore-Tex Pants: a lightweight pair of pants to keep you dry when raining or snowing hard. Full-zips are convenient.

Mount Kenya Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Hiking Trekking Packing list – Feet

Thin socks: two pair of polypropylene socks to wear under heavy wool socks; help prevent blisters and keep feet dry

  • Thick socks: two pair of heavy wool or polypropylene socks, medium to heavyweight.

Hiking boots: one pair light to medium weight hiking boots large enough to be comfortable with one thin and one heavy sock. (Use tried and tested boots to avoid blisters and take a good supply of Compeed blister plasters)

Gaiters: one pair of gaiters made of breathable material; keeps dirt and mud out of boots. OR Crocs are great. Tennis shoes or sandals: to wear in camp after a day of hiking

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list  – Personal Health

  • Toiletries: toothbrush and paste, comb, tampons, biodegradable soap (small amt.), etc.
  • Sunscreen: bring plenty of sun block with SPF of 15 or more. It’s easy to underestimate the amount necessary for equatorial sun protection.
  • Lip balm: must have SPF rating of 15 or more
  • Ear plugs: to block out snoring and other noise to ensure a good night’s sleep Flashlight and/or headlamp: bring extra batteries
  • Adjustable ski poles
  • Personal first aid and drug kit
  • Towel: for wash up in camp
  • Towelettes: individually wrapped anti-bacterial towels are great for general hygiene
  • Spare contacts or glasses: contacts can be a problem in dusty conditions; glasses wearers should have a spare set
  • Umbrella (optional): protection from rain and sun; compact and light weight Portable chair: (optional): Therma-rest and Crazy Creek both make light-weight, comfortable portable chairs.
  • Snacks: (optional): if there is something you particularly like to eat while hiking, bring some along. You will be fed well throughout the trip, so this is just something extra.
  • Plastic sandwich bags: keeps personal items separate and dry

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Water

Water bottles: two one-quart, wide-mouthed plastic bottles. If you use a collapsible water bottle or hydration system you are welcome to bring it along for drinking water. However, continue to bring at least one hard plastic bottle in addition. These can be used in cold weather as hot water bottles in your sleeping bag. (Example: Nalgene)

Water treatment tablets: one small bottle of Potable Agua or Polar Pure crystal iodine; purifies drinking water while on the trek.

Water flavoring: powdered additives like Tang, Gatoraid and Wyler’s lemonade make treated water taste better.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Packing list – Carrying Gear

Day pack: with padded shoulder straps and waist belt; used for carrying personal gear such as water bottle, extra clothing, snacks, camera, etc. Individual loads will be between 10 and 20 pounds. A climbing pack with a volume between 25-30 liters serves most people needs well.

Large Backpack: gear will be kept in it and the entire Backpack will go into the group mountain bag that will be carried by the porters. Limit loads to items on the equipment list. Your large Backpack cannot exceed 22 lbs. Approx: 28″x16″x16″ No wheels or hard sides, please.

Medium duffel bag: to store your non-mountain gear; this will be stored at the hotel, to be used after the climb and will be brought to your hotel.

Baggage tags: makes identifying your bags easy at the airports or hotels

Plastic bags: sleeping bag and clothes will be double-bagged while on the mountain for protection from afternoon rains. Heavy-duty garbage bags work great and can store dirty or wet clothes as well.

Mt. Kenya & Kilimanjaro Trekking

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking Hiking Climbing

Africa Camping Safaris Adventure

Africa Camping Safaris Adventure is the best adventures. We tailor made Africa Camping Safaris Adventure to suite your budget. Our Africa Camping Safaris Adventure tours offers Budget travel with experienced driver guides. Africa Camping Safaris Adventure Holidays are affordable safari holiday with low prices suiting every budget traveler in Both Kenya and Tanzania Safari holiday. Accommodation are always in Semi Luxury permanent camps offering you affordable holidays in Kenya and Tanzania experiencing cultural and wildlife vacations.

Africa Camping Safaris Adventure is a great way to maximize your time outdoors. Each safari is led by a professional guide, who is also your driver. Simple camping safaris offer the best of Africa at a very reasonable cost. Africa Camping Safaris Offers Kenya Budget safari, Kenya Budget Holiday in simple standard safari camps, Affordable safari holiday with low prices which suiting every budget traveler in Both Kenya and Tanzania Safari holiday!

Africa Camping Safaris Adventure Packages

Kenya Camping Safari Packages

Accommodations in East Africa Camping Safaris are in Semi Luxury permanent camps and Mixed Lodge. Bathroom facilities on East Africa Camping Safaris are often shared but there’s almost always hot water available! Transport for these camping safaris is usually in a specially design vehicle with large windows from which to enjoy the sweeping vistas, an often a pop-top room for optimized game viewing.

Africa Budget Camping Tours are for travelers who want a natural experience of the majestic landscape of Africa. While on a camping tour in Africa, our camping packages in East Africa Camping Safaris are the answer to your African Adventure dreams.

These Safaris are the best for the adventurous at heart and those desiring to feel close to nature / love outdoors. We offer Budget Camping Safaris with Low prices for an unbeatable value – we maximize value without sacrificing the quality!

African Budget Camping Safaris

Our African Budget Camping Safaris depart from Nairobi, Arusha or Kampala and are designed to prioritize comfort and value for money. Budget Camping Safaris are the best for the adventurous at heart and those desiring to feel close to nature/ love outdoors. We offer Budget Camping Safaris with Low prices for an unbeatable value – we maximize value without sacrificing the quality!

Low Africa Budget Safaris are tailor made to suit your Holiday and Budget. We cater for individuals, small and large groups. There is no better way to connect with the bush than by making camp and falling asleep under the African Stars. A camping safari is a truly immersive African experience that brings the wilds of Africa all the way to your doorstep. There is no surround-sound quite like the African bush under an endless star-studded sky.

Our broad selection of African Camping Safaris has been cherry picked by our intrepid safari experts and is representative of the best African camping tours available on the continent. Camping safaris generally require a level of active participation from you. This is generally restricted to the camping area where you will be expected to put up your own tent and occasionally help out with meal preparation on a roster basis.

Camping Safaris generally appeal to active clients wishing to experience Africa in its most pure form. Camping in Africa is a once in a lifetime experience, a way to reconnect to Mother Africa, to be at one with the natural rhythm of the bush and get up close and personal with the sensory experience that makes this continent unique.

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Lake Turkana Safari Adventure

Lake Turkana safari adventure is truly one of a kind. Lake Turkana safari adventure is a fully guided trip to the Northern Frontier District. This Lake Turkana safari adventure is an 1,800-km expedition in a purposely-built truck takes you up into the heart of the Northern Frontier District. Lake Turkana safari adventure also combines wildlife, mountains, lakes, ancient forests, ancient people.

Discover wild and remote northern Kenya, occupied by ancient cultures, stark and beautiful landscapes, a red-hued desert, and a Jade sea. You will traverse along some of Africa’s worst roads; see beautiful mountain forest surrounded on all sides by hot dusty deserts, eventually arriving at our camp on the shores of the Jade Sea (Lake Turkana). To travel back in time is generally the thing of dreams, but on Lake Turkana safari life changing journey this fantasy can be a reality – Lake Turkana safari adventure offers the chance to travel back to the birthplace of our ancestors in the dramatic dusty north of Kenya on the shores of Lake Turkana.

Lake Turkana Jade Sea Special Camping Safari

Lake Turkana safari adventure

Jade Sea Journeys takes you into worlds for you to discover, bringing you face to face with the indigenous people exposing you to unsurpassed knowledge of their culture and traditions through local guides. Lake Turkana safari or Jade Sea Journeys caters for various styles and budgets, we always take time to listen and know your needs to deliver an unparalleled experience well balanced between activities.

In the middle of the hot, scotching sun of the Northern frontier is Lake Turkana, Formerly Lake Rudolf. It is also commonly called the Jade Sea, because of the greenish-blue color. This color comes from the algae, giving the lake a magnificent jade. It is the largest desert lake in the world. It is shared by Kenya and Ethiopia, but only a small portion is outside Kenya.

Lake Turkana safari adventures is not a regular safari; it is an adventure of a life time. Lake Turkana safari adventure is a journey that requires both mental and physical readiness because of the many hours one sits in the vehicle. Although breaks are slotted in our itineraries, Lake Turkana safari is by no means for the faint heart. But when the lake opens up in front of you, the feeling of accomplishment is second to none: you have dared to cross the rough terrains, conquered, and the Jade Sea is just in front of you.

Lake Turkana safari adventure

This is place where the journey is very much part of the destination- and it is only by taking the long difficult road that a real sense of remoteness is gained. However, the flight itself is quite an experience, taking in wonderful vistas across the Suguta Valley and providing a bird’s eye view of the Lake itself.

Most visitors make the long trip from Nairobi over a 2 or 3-day period, stopping en route at Maralal, Samburu, or Marsabit. The trip winds through some beautiful country and travelers invariably encounter Rendille camel trains, and pass by tiny villages and nomadic encampments along the way.

Land cruiser 4×4 safaris The history and cultures of the North- the Samburu, Pokot, Gabbra, Borana and many more are written upon the soil of this trackless land- and traveling through this area is a great education in itself. Both the East and West shores of the Lake each offer unique areas of interest.

At the South East tip of the Lake, reached via South Horr, the tiny oasis of Loiyangalani (“the place of the trees”) attracts many travelers to its palm groves, where a constant wind offers relief from the searing heat. There is a well-maintained campsite and basic lodge here. Many safari companies and operators offer truck trips to this area- sometimes combined with a Camel safari further south.

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Big Five Africa Safari Tour Adventure

Big Five Africa Safari Tour Adventure Comprised of the lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, and rhino, the Big 5 are the crowning glories and likely the most recognized symbols of Africa. A sighting of one of these five incredible African animals can change your life forever. The mere mention of the one cannot continue without the other! Whether it’s your first safari or your tenth, embarking on a mission to find the famous Big 5 is often the highlight of a trip to the wilds of Africa. From the thrill of tracking elusive leopards and black rhino to the sheer splendor of gazing upon herds of bathing elephants and watching grumpy Cape buffalo seeing off a pride of hungry lions, there’s nothing quite like an African safari. African Kenya Big Five Safari Holidays experience gives you access to Kenya’s superb Wildlife Safari destinations.

Big Five Africa Safari Packages

Kenya is one of the best destinations to spot the Big Five, and the experienced guides and world class game reserves make for a holiday of a lifetime. The “Big Five” is a term that is used to refer to the 5 African animals that early big game hunters considered most difficult and dangerous animals to hunt on foot in Africa. These animals include the African elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhinoceros. Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa are optimal for that up-close and personal encounter with Africa’s Big Five and witnessing these amazing creatures in their natural habitat.

Big Five Africa Safari Tour Adventure

The Big 5 are Africa’s undisputed super stars and the reason tourists set out eagerly on dawn and dusk game-viewing excursions. There can be no argument that giraffe and zebra are prettier creatures than buffalo, or that cheetah can be easier to find than leopard, but seeing any of the Big 5 living wild and free in their natural habitats remains an unforgettable thrill at the top of most travelers’ safari tick list.

The term ‘Big 5’ was originally coined in the 19th Century by big game hunters who listed African elephant, Cape buffalo, African lion, leopard and rhinoceros as the five most dangerous creatures to hunt on foot in Africa. Fortunately, the Big 5 are now protected in national parks and private game reserves, and the term is synonymous with photographic safaris. Today’s tourists contribute directly to the conservation of these magnificent animals across encroachments like poaching, wildlife trafficking and habitat destruction.

Big Five Africa Safari Tour Adventure

If you’re planning a safari holiday, you’ll no doubt have the Big Five Africa Safari Tour Adventure on your bucket list. Whether it’s the challenge of spotting them or just the hype surrounding their existence, these fascinating animals provide intriguing facts and stunning pictures. The five fabulous game animals of Africa are guaranteed to make your African Big Five safari tour feel out-of-this-world and totally magical.

Our Big 5 safari destinations range widely and we advise planning carefully with your safari expert to ensure your expectations are met. Safari first-timers would do well to choose Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater or Masai Mara which deliver virtually faultless Big 5 safaris where you’re more than likely to tick off each of the Big 5 after a couple of game drives. we know how important it is to see Africa’s signature animals, which is why on our recommended Big 5 tours and safaris you have a good chance of seeing all of Africa’s Big 5. We also know where to go and at what time of year to find the Big Five Africa Safari Tour Adventure:

Africa Photographic Safari Adventure

Kenya Camping Safari Adventure

Kenya Lodges Safari Packages

Kenya Luxury Safari Adventure

Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration

Lake Turkana safari adventure

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Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection

Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection is a Personalized Service, Luxurious Accommodation & Authentic African Safari Experiences. The Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection of 16 boutique lodges, camps and hotels is known for its unique accommodations in iconic locations across Kenya and Tanzania. Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection crafts authentic and memorable safari experiences, providing the highest quality of luxury and comfort.

Warm and genuine East African hospitality characterizes a safari with Elewana, where guests are indulged with a luxurious and personalized stay. The highlight of any Elewana property is its location. Each camp, lodge and hotel in the Elewana Collection offers front-row seats to the drama that unfolds daily in Kenya and Tanzania’s best-known parks and reserves.

Elewana Collection is embedded in the history, fabric and community of Africa. Our calling is to enhance and further international understanding of Africa and her people; to create and support sustainable ways of living in harmony with the environment, with wildlife and between communities. Each of the camps, lodges and hotels within the Elewana Collection has been carefully selected for their unique accommodations and their iconic locations, providing close access to all the drama and spectacle of African wildlife in exceptional comfort.

Below we have highlighted a few of the Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Packages

Elewana Collection Luxury Safari Packages

Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp: – The vast, fertile plains of the Maasai Mara boast a plethora of wildlife; with over 450 bird species and both resident and transient populations of lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, to name a few, the plains are dense with game. Elephant Pepper Camp is perfect for those wanting to observe the spectacle of the migration, classified among the “Seven Wonders of the World”, when, from July to November, over 1.3 million wildebeest and zebra cross from the Serengeti in search of greener pastures.

Elewana Sand River Camp

Located on the banks of a river from which it has taken its name, Elewana Sand River Masai Mara is located within the Masai Mara National Reserve, close to the Tanzanian border. Situated on a secluded and picturesque site, Elewana Sand River Masai Mara replicates the heyday of exclusive tented camps of the late 1920’s. The interior fixtures and furnishings mirror this period perfectly, reminding all who visit of those countless Hollywood movies that have paid homage to a classic era of African adventure.

Elewana Sand River Masai Mara is an ideal destination, at any time of the year, for those wishing to enjoy exceptional game-viewing. The National Reserve is best known for its large concentrations of big cats, such as leopard, cheetah and, of course, lion. Even the dramatic arrival of the Annual Migration merely adds to an already abundant resident wildlife that awaits discovery.

Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection
Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection

Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection
Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection

Meru National Park – Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection

Elewana Elsa’s Kopje: – Unashamedly romantic and beautifully styled, Elewana Elsa’s Kopje is sculpted into Mughwango Hill, above the site of George Adamson’s original camp where he raised and released orphan lions, long before conservation became fashionable. Each cottage is crafted around the rocks, with a large bedroom, open sitting room, veranda and spacious bathroom, each with breathtaking views.

Guests can enjoy inimitable seclusion in the vast expanse of Meru National Park, boasting 870km² , the equivalent of 215,000 acres, of authentic African landscape. The park offers a thriving rhino sanctuary, and is famous for large elephant herds, hippo, lion, and birdlife; Meru National Park is recognised as having more diversity of animal species than any other park in East Africa.

Lewa Conservancy – Elewana Africa Luxury Safari Collection

Elewana Kifaru House: –  Kifaru, named from the swahili word for Rhino, is a magical lodge nestled on a hilltop in the middle of the beautiful Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya. Secluded, quiet, elegant yet simple, Elewana Kifaru House is a secure oasis amidst one of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes.

Pampered by a team of highly trained, friendly staff, guests can gaze on the extraordinary land around them and feel immediately connected to a magical, ancient wilderness that has changed little in thousands of years.

Built in the last decade to the highest specifications and incorporating local materials in many of its furnishings and buildings, Elewana Kifaru House has recently been given an environmental and ecological makeover. Solar panels help generate electricity and heat water; water is recycled to irrigate the landscape; and an organic kitchen garden is lovingly tended.

Elewana Lewa Safari Camp: Sprawling over the Laikipia plains, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a prolific wildlife conservancy that is popular with celebrities, conservationists, writers and photographers. Lewa found recent media attention with stories of a Royal romance and the fairytale engagement that followed.

Visitors to Lewa are privy to some of the most spectacular wildlife viewing that Kenya has to offer: lion, leopard and jackal thrive on the rich diversity of prey that inhabits the area. The Wildlife Conservancy is home to the largest concentration of Grevy’s zebra in the world, and its range of habitats attracts diverse birdlife and hosts over 130 Black and White rhino.

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Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp: –  Perched on the edge of an escarpment, Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp is designed to capitalize on unhindered views across Laikipia’s mottled landscape all the way to Mt Kenya. All accommodations and main areas enjoy a breathtaking vantage point over an expansive panorama.

African-themed sophistication and style is the flavour of Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp. Spacious and airy tents are custom-built with large floor-to-ceiling doors and windows, high ceilings and polished wood floors. The tent suites are adorned in chic Africana furniture with a modern European twist.

The inviting main areas of Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp include a large open dining area, separate open lounge and bar, a large wooden decking area for outside dining, relaxing and enjoying the view, and one of Africa’s most picturesque infinity pools.

Recently purchased by The Nature Conservancy and partnered with Space For Giants elephant foundation, Loisaba Conservancy, a functioning ranch, is a success story of conservation. Home to elephant, a healthy population of lion, the rare wild dog and an abundance of other species, Loisaba is a prime example of successful collaboration between conservation, communities, ranching and tourism.

Elewana Loisaba StarBeds :- Poised on a rocky kopje, the Loisaba Star Beds command sweeping views over an undulating valley and a permanent waterhole, frequented by resident wildlife.

Handcrafted four-poster wooden beds sit on raised wooden platforms jutting out from a thatched-roof accommodation and are rolled out each night for guests to enjoy the most memorable sleep under the endless African sky. Rustically designed to complement the surrounding environment, each star bed is individually built in harmony with the natural rocky features, incorporating a sitting area, and open plan bathroom with a view.

A team of traditional Samburu & Laikipia Maasai warriors welcome and host you with their customary warm African hospitality. Rising early to watch sunrise from your Star Bed with a comforting hot beverage, the day ahead promises adventure, with a myriad of activities by which to experience Loisaba. A day of fun is rounded off with drinks by the log fire in the Star Beds lounge, sharing tall tales of the African bush, with the tale-telling continuing over a delicious shared dinner.

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Elewana Tortilis Camp: – “Top notch Italian cuisine, breath taking views of Kilimanjaro and reliably good elephant viewing” – Food and Travel Magazine. With the majestic backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, and the world’s highest free-standing mountain, Elewana Tortilis Camp is widely regarded as the prime location for witnessing the majesty of snow-capped Kilimanjaro. Elewana Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree that surrounds the camp, the Acacia Tortilis.

Amboseli is also known for its magnificent elephants – a population of over 1500 elephants, and some of Africa’s largest, reside in the park’s unique eco-system. Game drives, walks, sundowners and bush meals all take place both inside the Amboseli National Park and within a private 30,000 acre game concession, offering fantastic opportunities for wildlife viewing and photography. The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. There is a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs, with magnificent views of Kilimanjaro.

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Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp:-  Located in South Central Serengeti – Tanzania – (within the Moru Kopjes area), Serengeti Pioneer Camp is ideally situated to offer superlative access to the annual migration and the ‘Big 5’ with sweeping views overlooking Moru Kopjes, Lake Magadi and the endless plains.

Individual Style

Each of Elewana Collection’s camps and lodges has its own individual style and feel. Serengeti Pioneer Camp continues this tradition. Paying homage to the mobile camps of the 1930’s, a time when an African safari was truly a journey into the unknown, Serengeti Pioneer Camp’s  ‘zero footprint’ and close proximity to nature combines to make an unmistakably distinctive and truly individual offering.

Comprising of ten-tented accommodations, all of which have en-suite facilities including a flushing toilet, vanity basin, and showers, the tent interiors are designed to evoke the very best of an era long-gone but certainly not forgotten.

Dining under the Stars

A dining tent hosts the Camp’s guests for both breakfast and dinner, whilst luncheons are taken either in the Camp or in the bush during what will no doubt be yet another enthralling day in the Serengeti. Serengeti Pioneer Camp captures the original essence of the mobile African safari, engendering nostalgic wonderment whilst unlocking the adventurous spirit within all of us.The drama and beauty of the Serengeti National Park is indeed awe inspiring.

Elewana Serengeti Migration Camp:- Internationally renowned for the greatest wildlife spectacle on the planet, The Serengeti National Park located in north west Tanzania is the ultimate ‘wildlife show’ on earth. Across the globe authors and filmmakers have come to document the Annual Migration of hundreds of thousands of animals, but there is still only one way to understand and experience the true magnificence of this natural phenomena and that is to be part of it.

High Action, Top Quality

Serengeti Migration Camp is the embodiment of the ‘camp’ experience. Located next to the famous Grumeti River which is home to resident hippos that bark and wallow their days away, Serengeti Migration Camp has become synonymous with low-impact high-action game viewing in a landscape that is untouched since the dawn of time.

Tents as You Have Never Experienced.

Hidden among the rocky outcrops Serengeti Migration Camp is located at the starting point of the Migration. Comprising of 20 luxurious elevated tents, each with spacious and richly furnished bedrooms, Serengeti Migration Camp blends seamlessly into the environment.

Wildlife in ‘Surround Sound’

Each of the tents is surrounded by its own 360-degree verandah deck, which in turn creates your very own private sanctuary to enjoy the constant game sightings and the ever-present sounds of the bush.

More Than You Would Ever Expect

The main ‘tent’ has a split-level lounge, a swimming pool, restaurant and viewing platforms that offer views across the river and the rugged landscape beyond. But it is the drama and proximity of the wild, which takes the experience of this camp to an altogether higher level.

A Never-Ending Sensory Feast

Whether it is walking safaris with experienced and highly knowledgeable guides or the sensation of being as close to nature’s daily fight for survival, the sensory feast that accompanies any visit to Serengeti Migration Camp will no doubt rival anything experienced before.

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Elewana The Manor: –  Step Back in Time to an Age of Grandeur Crossing the Rift Valley and climbing the stepped onto the green and rolling hills south of the Ngorongoro Crater, there lies a truly undeniable surprise and one that will be a home-away-from-home.

Old World Charm, New World Hospitality

The Manor at Ngorongoro, located in the north west Tanzania and with its 9 luxurious cottages (18 Suites), family cottage, and magnificent main Manor House, is one of the first safari lodges of its kind to blend East African hospitality with old-world Afro-European architecture and decor. Located adjacent to the famous Ngorongoro conservation area and within a 1500-acre Arabica coffee estate, The Manor is reminiscent of an elegant up-country farm home in the Cape Dutch-style of architecture.

Intimate and Personable

Every detail of The Manor has been designed with its guests’ comfort in mind. Each of the cottages has been carefully positioned to maximise the views of the adjacent verdant hills but at the same time to maintain the intimacy and privacy of this old-world Manor home.

Ngorongoro – The Drama Awaits

The Manor at Ngorongoro provides the perfect environment to relax and take in the outstanding natural beauty of its gardens and the coffee-bush laden hills. However, the drama that is Africa is but a short distance away.

Ngorongoro Crater is famed as being the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’, and is a ‘must see’ on anyone’s itinerary. This extinct volcano – with its 18-kilometre wide crater floor – is home to an abundant and unique ecosystem that encompasses almost all of the wildlife that you would wish to see in Africa. This spectacular setting is a ‘once-in-a- lifetime’ opportunity to experience the rawness and beauty of Africa’s natural flora and fauna.

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And what better way to enjoy the Crater than in the knowledge that at the end of the day you will return to enjoy an incomparable dinner in The Manor’s restaurant followed by a deeply restful night in a cottage that has been designed both with your comfort solely in mind.

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Elewana Tarangire Treetops: –    Living A Dream High in The Trees.

Many a childhood would have been spent playing in the world of ‘make-believe’. Within this imaginary existence many of us will have climbed and played high up in the bows and branches and, for the lucky few, built a ‘palace’ in the sky.

It is this nostalgic sparkle that is all too visible in the eyes of the ‘grown-ups’ who gaze upon Tarangire Treetops for the first time. Tarangire Treetops sits serenely on the border of the Tarangire National Park – Tanzania.

A Blaze of Colour and Smiles

As you arrive at the Lodge, you are immediately greeted by a blaze of colour and a host of smiles all of which belong to the local Maasai tribesmen who have become part of the enchanting story that is Tarangire Treetops.

Enchanting and Romantic

Centered about a Main Lodge – which itself encases a thousand-year-old baobab tree – Tarangire Treetops comprises of 20 rooms all of which are elevated above the ground affording views over the tops of surrounding marula and baobab trees.

Ultimate Rooms with Magnificent Views

Each Treetops Room boasts one of the largest bedrooms to be found in any camp or lodge in East Africa – with a floor space of 65 square metres – and all with an exotic double shower en suite bathroom. With furnishings that create warmth and demonstrate a commitment to local craftsmanship, the ‘up-in-the-air’ experience is completed by the open-fronted room design affording views across the Tarangire plains from an expansive but private balcony.

A Multitude of Memorable Moments

Dining at Treetops sustains the momentum of undeniably memorable moments. Whether enjoying a lantern-lit dinner in a traditional Boma echoing to the sounds of Maasai chants, or eating poolside by candlelight whilst a wealth of wildlife comes to drink at the Lodge water hole, Treetops creates memories by the minute and in so many differing ways.

An Elevating Experience

However, it is the pure delight and sheer pleasure of Tarangire Treetops that will remain with you for years to come, and will keep you returning, if only in spirit, to this delightfully dreamlike lodge.

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African Tours & Safaris

African Tours & Safaris is for every traveler – what will your travel story be? African Tours & Safaris packages range from bucket-list adventures to ultra-luxurious vacations and everything in between. Our African Tours & Safaris includes family-friendly vacations, romantic honeymoon packages, thrilling African safaris and affordable holidays. Remember, all our African Tours & Safaris itineraries are totally flexible and can be changed to suit you.

The interior African Tours & Safaris is suited to a feet-up kind of holiday. The best way to keep a African Tours & Safaris packages relatively relaxed is to visit fewer places and stay at least three nights at each of them to really immerse yourself in the environment and engage fully with the wildlife. Enjoy East Africa’s most celebrated highlights, from a snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, to sailing above the Serengeti in a hot-air balloon and meeting mountain gorillas.

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A safari holiday should be on everyone’s wish list of life’s greatest adventures. In Swahili, the melodious everyday language of East Africa, the word itself translates as “going on a journey”. In the age of Hemingway and Karen Blixen this meant going upcountry, setting off with a tent and a rifle into the back of beyond Where the Wild Things Are. Now the day of the hunter is done. Guns are out. Cameras are in and ecotourism is the buzzword in the bush, offering a gentler but no less thrilling introduction to the last place on earth where wildlife exists in its old abundance.

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But the reasons for going on safari have not changed. The need to reach out and touch the wild, to spend time in the sun and under the stars and come face to face with Africa’s storybook animals, not behind bars but moving free as the wind across the Savannah – these are what make this a holiday like no other.

Africa is a dream destination in every sense – home to unforgettable wild animals and extraordinary scenic beauty. We travel the length and breadth of every destination we recommend to make sure that our advice is based on firsthand experience and that every supplier in your itinerary is tried-and-tested. Africa is much more than our passion, it’s our home…We won’t show you the world; we’ll show you Africa, better than anyone else.

These African safari and holiday destinations each have something special to offer the traveler. Find the African Tours & Safaris packages travel destinations you are interested in here.

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Tanzania wildebeest Migration Safari

Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari, Serengeti Wildebeest migration safari, Wildebeest Migration Safaris, Serengeti Wildebeest safari is the largest single movement of wild animals in the world. Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari is deservedly listed as one of its eight Natural Wonders and an exceptional inspiration for a dream nature tour of northern Tanzania. Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari is one of the most amazing events one should never miss out, nothing is thrilling like watching the Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari in big numbers running up and down in the grasslands and crossing rivers, it gives an unforgettable experience in the wild. On your Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari you’ll track the movements of the vast herd while also visiting three of Tanzania’s most famous national parks.

Tanzania wildebeest Migration Safari is an annual migration of wildebeest from the Ndutu region of the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara in southern Kenya. Tanzania wildebeest Migration Safari or Serengeti migration best time in Tanzania will be June/July 2019 Great Migration safari so anyone willing to track the wildebeest migration 2019 this is the best time. The wildebeest migration 2019 dates timing of the migration depends upon the annual rains and renewal of fresh pasture which may seasonally occur earlier or later in some years.

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But the spectacle is worth the effort to make a photo safari in Tanzania as multitudes of wild gnus pour across the plains, driven by instinct or necessity in such a way that they act as one entity, pursuing their destiny, to rut, mate, dare and die on this impossibly perilous journey, which, nevertheless, ensures the ultimate survival of the wildebeest and the continuance of the Serengeti ecosystem of which they are the mainspring.

Together with Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Park, the Serengeti forms part of Africa’s most famous wildlife park. The annual wildebeest migration through the Serengeti and the Masai Mara is the largest movement of land mammals on the planet – with more than a million animals following the rains. Aside from traditional vehicle safaris, hot-air ballooning over the Serengeti plains has become almost essential and you can even do a horseback safari.

Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari is one of the most amazing events one should never miss out. The Tanzania wildebeest Migration Safari or Serengeti Wildebeest Migration is Africa’s great migration and happens every year where by large numbers of wildebeests and other animals like the grant’s gazelles, impalas, zebras and Thomson’s gazelles migrate from the Serengeti plains in Tanzania to the Masai Mara in Kenya. Nothing is thrilling like watching these animals in big numbers running up and down in the grasslands and crossing rivers, it gives an unforgettable experience in the wild.

Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari

Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari is one of the most stunning events that you could ever wish to see. Wildebeest migration is a well-documented spectacle that you have probably heard from one source or another, but it is difficult to comprehend just how breath-taking this display is without witnessing it first-hand. On top of this it’s not just wildebeest that you will be watching, expect to see all the diverse wildlife that Africa has to offer whilst embarking on your Wildebeest Migration safari with Cheetah Safaris.

Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari

Tanzania wildebeest Migration Safari is a Natural phenomenon that occurs in Serengeti and Masai Mara National Park and nothing all over the world but few can compete with the annual Masai Mara/Serengeti wildebeest migration. The numbers alone are hard to believe: up to two million animals – wildebeest as well as zebra and gazelles – move clockwise around this enormous ecosystem, driven by ancient instincts to find fresh grazing and water.

The Great Wildebeest Migration – the annual migration of giant herds of grazers across Northern Tanzania and Kenya is a truly spectacular event. You can see the Great Migration in Tanzania all year round – they migrate in a circular motion around the Serengeti National Park as such it is an ongoing event.

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The wildebeest migration covers a huge area of the Serengeti-Masai Mara ecosystem, and despite the varying weather, putting together a migration specific itinerary is not as difficult as one may at first think. Knowing the best location for specific times of year is of paramount importance. The exact route of the migrating herbivores depends on the weather and where the grass is greener, be it in Kenya or Tanzania. However, the migration does tend to follow the same, or a similar, pattern year after year, which means that you can have a good idea of where to locate yourself. Each area is good at different times of the year, the Serengeti seeing the migration for around nine months and the Mara for just three.

Month by month: Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari


The short rains begin around early November. A little after this, in late November and December, the herds of the Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari arrive on the short-grass plains of the Serengeti. These are south and east of Seronera, around Ndutu and include the north of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Dispersed across these plains, wildebeest and zebra are everywhere – feeding on the fresh, nutritious grasses.

January, February and March – Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari

They stay here through January, February and March, with most wildebeest calves born in a short window around February. Gradually they spread west across these plains, then around April Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari start their great migration north.

May – Wildebeest Migration Safari

By May the Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari all seem to be moving north, migrating to seek fresh grazing and water. The area around Moru Kopjes and west of Seronera is then hectic with a series of moving columns, often containing hundreds of thousands of animals – joined by many zebra, and a scattering of Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles.


Some of the Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari then head due north of Seronera, but most are usually further west. Around June the wildebeest migration is often halted on the south side of the Grumeti River, which has some channels which block or slow their migration north. The wildebeest then congregate there, in the Western Corridor, often building up to a high density before crossing the river.

The river here is normally a series of pools and channels, but it’s not continuous – and so whilst they always represent an annual feast for the Grumeti River’s large crocodiles, these aren’t usually quite as Africa Photography Safari Package spectacular as the crossings of the Mara River, further north. The wildebeest migration continues moving northwards during July and August, often spreading out across a broad front: some heading through Grumeti Reserve and Ikorongo, others north through the heart of the Serengeti National Park.


September sees the herds spread out across the northern Serengeti, where the Mara River provides the migration with its most serious obstacle. This river gushes through the northern Serengeti from Kenya’s adjacent Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Watching the frantic herds of the wildebeest migration crossing the Mara River can be very spectacular; there are often scenes of great panic and confusion. It’s common to see herds cross the Mara River north on one day, and then back south a few days later.

By October the Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari herds are migrating again with more accord: all are heading south, through western Loliondo and the Serengeti National Park’s Lobo area, returning to the green shoots which follow the rains on the short-grass plains of the southern Serengeti in November.

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Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari is such a thrilling primate experience that any visitor on Uganda safari shouldn’t miss out. Though Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari is a very captivating activity, it is important to plan well your trip through Claudious tours and Safaris a local tour company with hands on expertise to plan this once in a lifetime experience.

Before you embark on this life changing adventure, you need to be well-prepared and that is why the tips provided below will guide you appropriately as you plan your visit to the gorillas in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari is a magical journey into the isolated jungles of East Africa where you should expect an experience like no other. Being close to a family of wild mountain gorillas in the deep misty jungle of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is utterly magical.

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With fewer than 1004 mountain gorillas that still exist on earth today, Uganda is a home to half of all these massive creatures making it one of the only three countries in the world where mountain gorilla trekking is conducted. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in two national parks. The are 18 gorilla families that have been habituated and already set for tourism purposes, 17 of which are tracked in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and only 1 is found in Mgahinga National Park.

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On every East African Safari traveler’s bucket list is Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari in the tropical jungles of East Africa. We have been in the forefront of creating unforgettable memories of seeing the mountain gorilla in the last decade and we celebrate this achievement by continuing to take our travelers through thick, misty, wet and impenetrable jungles to spend those memorable 60 minutes with the mighty giant cousin and his family.

When to Go to See the Mountain Gorillas in Africa?

Although Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari can be conducted all year round in these two countries (Uganda & Rwanda) due to the somewhat damp seasons experienced by the national parks in which these gorillas stay, the majority of tourists prefer visiting from June to September as well as from December up to February. You can visit Bwindi at any time of the year, the low season calls for cheaper gorilla permit price.

Our Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari is all about incredible gorilla safaris and wildlife adventures. We plan, organize and implement bespoke gorilla tour packages to Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo all designed to meet our clients travel expectations. We are a one-stop shop for exceptional gorilla tours and wildlife safaris in East Africa for memorable affordable holiday packages which leave our price sensitive travelers happy to travel with us again and again.

Our customized gorilla trekking tours lead you deep into Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga gorilla national parks in Uganda; the Virunga wilderness in DR Congo and Volcanoes national park in Rwanda for the most incredible and affordable gorilla trekking safaris in the East and central Africa. Our professional driver guides guarantee travelers safe and comfortable transfers to all tourist spots all over Africa.

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With over two decades’ hands-on experience, we organize memorable Africa wildlife tours and primate safaris including chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National park or Kyambura gorge; golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National park, tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector south of Queen Elizabeth Np, white water rafting at the source of the Nile, mountain climbing to Mount Rwenzori, Mt Elgon and the Virunga Volcanoes. Travelers are assured of exceptional gorilla trips and other tourism experiences in East and Central Africa with Gorilla Trek Africa all attributed to our teamwork spirit.

Join our Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari deep into the jungles of Bwindi Forest, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda Virunga national park in Congo and Mgahinga gorilla national parks the only gorilla destinations in the world. Besides gorilla trekking, AAS offer you exceptional chimpanzee tours, forest walks, cultural tours, eco-tours, bird watching, cycling trips, game viewing in the open savannah parks and mountain climbing tours among other adventures in all parks of Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania all designed around clients’ travel interests and time.

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Enjoy the best of our customized Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Safari tracking adventures and game viewing experiences with us. If you think of an African safari holiday, the pearl of Africa is naturally gifted with rolling emerald hills, snow-capped mountains, misty forests and deep, crystal clear lakes which reward you with an exceptions African Safari.

Obtain your gorilla permit early enough

Given the high demand for gorilla permits, you are advised to secure your gorilla trekking permit at least 6 months before you set off for your actual trek most especially if you are looking to taking a gorilla safari during the peak months of June – September. In Uganda, gorilla permits cost $600 per person-for foreign non-residents, $500 for foreign residents and UGX 250000 for East African residents. You can secure one through a trustworthy, reliable ground tour operator in Uganda or through reservation office at the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). In case you wish to embark on gorilla habituation experience, you need $1500 to help you secure permit which gets you the whole day and 4 hours of magical encounter with mountain gorillas.

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Uganda Birding Tour Packages, Uganda Birding Trips, Birding in Uganda, Uganda Birding Safaris, Uganda Birding Safari – Uganda Birding Tour. Uganda Birding Tour Packages, Uganda Birding Trips, Birding in Uganda are managed by our trained local birding guides who have generated satisfactorily rich experience in birding tours in Uganda. Uganda Birding Tours is an exceptional birding destination; Uganda is one of Africa’s premier birding and wildlife locations, with varied habitats protecting a plethora of quality bird and mammal species.

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We always make sure that every birding site in Uganda has a local bird guide. Our most comprehensive Uganda birding tours take you to all corners of this amazing avian-rich country, as we take in the marvelous panoramic views of Uganda with some of the finest and most experienced local birding guides.

Uganda Birding Tours-Uganda is one of Africa’s richest areas for birds. There are magnificent ancient forests, papyrus-fringed swamps and lakes, as well as wide-open plains. It is home Bizarre Shoe-bill. We plan our itineraries to maximize our chances of locating this special bird around the country. Uganda is famously known as a birding paradise since it harbors over half of the bird species found in Africa which makes it the best birding destination in Africa and the world as a whole.

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The diverse habitats in Uganda’s most ancient forest imply that, it is the perfect habitat for a diversity of bird species, with about 350 recorded different species, with 23 endemics (which is 90% of the Albertine Rift endemics) like the Blue-headed Sunbird plus the Short-tailed Warbler in addition to 7 IUCN red data listed bird species. Simple to spot are the Red-headed Bluebill, African Emerald Cuckoo, African Blue plus White-tailed Blue Flycatchers and the Common Bulbul.

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Bwindi is a bird-watchers’ paradise, with 347 bird species, with ten of the twenty six globally threatened species within Uganda, 5 of which are in danger. The Bwindi has 24 of the total 25 Albertine Rift endemic bird species in Uganda and some have partial distributions in other place in their range, like Shelley’s Crimson-wing, African Green Broad-bill plus Chapins Flycatcher.

Bwindi holds 76 of the 144 Guinea –Congo-forest biome bird species that are found in Uganda, majorly seen in the Northern area. The area also qualifies for the Afro-tropical-highland biome bird species with actually 68 of the total 86, as well as for the Lake Victoria-biome with 4 of the 12 species.

Our Uganda Birding Tour Packages focus on unique and authentic experiences you may hardly get anywhere else. Our bespoke birding watching tours in Uganda are perfect for seniors, private groups and families, guided by a team of trained bird guides.

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Some of the albertine endemic bird species include; Ruwenzori Nightjar, Red-throated Alethe, African Green Broadbill, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Handsome Francolin, Short-tailed Warbler, Collared Apalis, Mountain Masked Apalis, Archer’s Robin-Chat, Dwarf Honey guide, Grauers Warbler, Dusky Crimsonwing, Rwenzori Batis, Purple-breasted Sunbird, Regal Sunbird, Shelley’s Crimsonwing, Strip-breasted Tit,Blue-headed Sunbird, Grauers Rush Warbler, Rwenzori Turaco, Strip-breasted Tit, Kivu Ground Thrush, Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, and the Strange Weaver,

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