Photographer on game drive in the African savannah

Private Safari for Photographers: Great Wildebeest Migration & Masai Mara

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Nairobi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Mara River, Mara North Conservancy

Suggested Duration

10 Days

As the great wildebeest migration reaches the Masai Mara, you will hardly know where to focus your lens. From one angle, you will watch crocodiles snap at wildebeest that charge across the Mara River. From another, you will see lion cubs feasting on a zebra carcass. Turn around to see a leopard jumping onto the back of a gazelle as hyena looks on as the herds of wildebeest move evocatively across the plains. Guided by a celebrated wildlife photographer, this specialized safari for photographers...

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Trip Highlights

  • Savor your 9-day adventure in the Masai Mara as you capture the exquisite beauty of the great wildebeest migration
  • Be guided by an expert wildlife photographer, with private workshops on creative techniques that will bring the best out of your images from your camera
  • Relax at a camp that overlooks the Mara River, giving you immediate access to the wild whenever the wildebeest make their dramatic river crossing
  • Enjoy five days in the Masai Mara National Reserve, the home of the greatest concentration of wild mammals on the planet during the Great Migration
  • Photograph the more obscure side of the Masai Mara with three days spent in the private Mara North Conservancy, where walking safaris will bring you closer to the antelope and rare animals found there
  • Soar above the plains in a hot air balloon for expressive aerial photos of wildebeest migration patterns
  • Visit a local Masai community and photograph the human side of the Masai Mara
  • Spend time on safari to capture the most revered of safari photos, like leopards and cheetahs out hunting or lions biting into bloodied carcasses
  • A tailored open-sided vehicle maximizes the space and flexibility a photographer requires, coming with beanbag rests and clamps along with 360-degree swivel chairs

Starting Price

$11,305 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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