16-Day Tanzania Photographic Safari

Tour Description

Trip Overview: Your Photographic Adventure in Tanzania with Espied Safaris Awaits

Picture this: You’re setting off on an epic 16-day photographic journey, soaking up Tanzania’s mesmerizing landscapes, extraordinary wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. With Espied Safaris, this dream can become your reality.

  1. Arusha National Park
  2. Lake Manyara National Park
  3. Serengeti National Park
  4. Ngorongoro Crater
  5. Tarangire National Park
  6. Zanzibar

You’re not going it alone! Espied Safaris’ seasoned guides will accompany you throughout the tour. They’re experts at spotting wildlife and understanding light conditions, and they’re ready to share their knowledge to help you capture the perfect shot.

At the end of each adventurous day, you’ll relax in comfortable accommodations and savor delicious local cuisine—another sensory adventure in itself!

Whether you’re a budding shutterbug or an experienced photographer, this 16-day Tanzania Photographic Safari with Espied Safaris is much more than a trip; it’s your chance to create and bring home visual stories, refine your photography skills, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

So, are you ready to join us on this unforgettable adventure through Tanzania’s heartland? Your camera is calling, and Tanzania is waiting!

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What to Expert

Day 1: Arrival in Kilimanjaro

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport where you’ll be warmly greeted by Espied Safaris’ representatives. They’ll provide a brief overview of the trip and answer any questions you may have. Afterwards, you will be transferred to your hotel in Arusha where you can relax, enjoy a welcome dinner, and prepare for the safari adventure that lies ahead.

Day 2-3: Exploration and Photography in Arusha National Park

Start your journey with a hearty breakfast at the hotel before heading to Arusha National Park. This park provides ample opportunities to photograph a variety of wildlife, including giraffes, zebras, and a large array of bird species. An expert guide will help you identify animals and share tips for getting the best wildlife shots. Spend the evening reviewing your photos, enjoying a campfire meal, and sleeping under the African stars.

Day 4-5: Wildlife and Birdwatching at Lake Manyara National Park

Travel to Lake Manyara National Park, a birdwatcher’s dream. Here, you’ll be able to photograph the park’s famous tree-climbing lions, herds of elephants, and over 400 bird species. You’ll also get a chance to capture the stunning pink hues of the flamingos that dot the lake. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the wild and wrap up the day with a captivating sunset photo session.

Day 6-8: The Great Migration in Serengeti National Park

Journey to the iconic Serengeti National Park, known for its vast plains and abundant wildlife. Spend three days photographing wildlife in their natural habitat, including prides of lions, herds of wildebeest, and countless zebras. If the timing is right, you’ll be able to capture the thrilling spectacle of the Great Migration. The evenings can be spent sharing stories around the campfire, reviewing photographs, or simply gazing at the star-studded African sky.

Day 9-10: A Natural Wonder – Ngorongoro Crater

Next on the itinerary is the Ngorongoro Crater. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to a remarkable concentration of wildlife, including the Big Five. The unique ecosystem and stunning landscapes of the crater provide a spectacular backdrop for wildlife photography. Spend the night at a lodge on the crater rim, with stunning views and perhaps a few wildlife visitors.

Day 11-12: Landscapes and Elephants in Tarangire National Park

Head towards Tarangire National Park, famous for its large elephant population and majestic Baobab trees. Spend two days capturing breathtaking images of these gentle giants and other wildlife against the backdrop of the park’s diverse landscapes, from grassy savannahs to riverine forests. Enjoy a night game drive, a thrilling opportunity to photograph the park’s nocturnal creatures.

Day 13-14: Historical Wonders and Beach Relaxation in Zanzibar

Take a flight to the exotic island of Zanzibar. Spend the first day exploring Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photograph the city’s historic architecture, vibrant markets, and rich cultural life. The following day, unwind on Zanzibar’s pristine beaches and capture the beauty of the Indian Ocean, vibrant coral reefs, and diverse marine life while snorkeling.

Day 15: Zanzibar – Spice Tour

Embark on a spice tour, a hallmark of the Zanzibar experience. Capture vibrant images of the island’s famous spice plantations and learn about the history and uses of various spices. Wrap up your last full day with a visit to a local market, where you can photograph the bustling scene and perhaps pick up some souvenirs.

Day 16: Departure

After a final breakfast in Zanzibar, spend the morning at leisure, reflecting on your unforgettable journey. In the afternoon, you’ll be transferred to Zanzibar International Airport for your flight home, concluding your memorable 16-day Tanzania Photographic Safari with Espied Safaris. As you leave, you’ll carry not only a camera full of stunning photographs but also a heart full of incredible memories.

Remember, this itinerary is a suggestion, and the actual plan may vary. Always check with Espied Safaris for the most accurate and current tour offerings.

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