12 Days Wildlife Photography Tour Tanzania

12 day wildlife photography adventure in Tanzania, where you’ll have the opportunity to capture the beauty of landscapes and magnificent animals in their natural habitats. The tour begins as you arrive in Arusha setting off on an exploration of Tarangire National Park. This renowned park is home to baobab trees and a wide array of wildlife.

Next venture to Lake Manyara National Park, where you’ll have the chance to photograph the tree climbing lions and observe the birdlife that graces its surroundings. Continuing your expedition prepare to be mesmerized by the landscapes of Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Within this UNESCO World Heritage Site you’ll begin on a full day game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater while capturing images of its diverse wildlife.

Your tour then takes you to Serengeti National Park, where you’ll witness one of natures awe inspiring spectacles—the migration. Here seize the opportunity to capture moments as these majestic creatures navigate river crossings and engage in thrilling interactions between predators and prey. Additionally enjoy a guided bush walk that allows you to immerse yourself in natures wonders while capturing moments amidst the wild.

In addition to exploring Tanzanias parks your adventure will also take you to Lake Eyasi—an opportunity for cultural immersion through photography. Observe and document daily activities, traditional dances and unique customs practiced by tribes. Before concluding your tour at Tarangire National Park for another day of wildlife photography excitement visit Lake Natron—a saline lake known for attracting thousands of flamingos.

As this immersive wildlife photography tour comes to an end return more to Arusha before bidding farewell at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Throughout this experience witness Tanzanias wildlife diversity, alongside stunning landscapes while honing your skills as a wildlife photographer.

Day 1; Arrival, in Arusha, Tanzania

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha, Tanzania you will receive a welcome from your guide. Be transferred to your accommodation. Take some time to relax and get ready for the upcoming wildlife photography tour.

Day 2; Tarangire National Park. Capturing Wildlife Moments

After enjoying breakfast we will drive to Tarangire National Park renowned for its wildlife and stunning landscapes. Begin your game drive and capture photographs of the baobab trees well as the abundant wildlife that includes elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, giraffes and various antelope species. Immortalize their interactions and behaviors in their habitat.

Day 3; Exploring Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area

We will head towards Lake Manyara National Park known for its tree climbing lions and impressive birdlife. Photograph the lions as they rest on branches or roam across the grasslands while also capturing the bird species like the flamingos. In the afternoon continue to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you’ll have opportunities to capture landscapes alongside wildlife.

Day 4; Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive. Capturing Africas Big Five

begin on a full day game drive, through the Ngorongoro Crater which is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Take photographs of the wildlife found in the crater including the Big Five. Lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and buffalos. Capture shots of these iconic species as they freely roam in their natural habitat. The unique environment of the crater provides opportunities, for wildlife photography.

Day 5; tour to Serengeti National Park

renowned for its savannahs and abundant wildlife. Spend the day exploring the Serengeti and capturing images of lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras and other fascinating species. Your experienced guide will lead you to locations where you can photograph these animals against the backdrop of the sweeping landscapes that define the Serengeti.

Day 6; Witness the awe inspiring migration in the Serengeti.

Follow along as herds traverse across plains capturing moments such as river crossings and interactions between predators and prey. Photograph this spectacle that showcases intensity, chaos and triumph.

Day 7; Venture, towards northern Serengeti National Park

where you’ll find the Mara River with its river crossings.Experience the exciting moments, as herds of wildebeests and zebras bravely cross the river facing off against crocodiles and other predators. Capture the energy and dynamic nature of this event along with the diverse wildlife that thrives in the northern Serengeti.

Day 8; Serengeti National Park. Guided Nature Walk and Photography

begin on a guided nature walk led by experienced rangers allowing you to intimately connect with nature and capture precious moments in the wild. Focus your lens on details like tracks, insects and plant life. Expand your knowledge about flora and fauna while refining your skills in nature photography.

Day 9; Lake Eyasi. Immersive Cultural Photography and Mesmerizing Sunsets

Explore Lake Eyasi. Immerse yourself in the culture of local tribes such as Hadzabe and Datoga. Document their activities, dances and unique customs through captivating images. As dusk approaches seize the opportunity to photograph breathtaking sunsets over Lake Eyasi painting a tapestry of colors across the sky.

Day 10; Tarangire National Park. Wildlife Photography Expedition

Return to Tarangire National Park for another day dedicated to capturing wildlife through your lens. Venture into areas of the park to seek out encounters with diverse wildlife species while preserving stunning landscapes, in your photographs.
Use your skills to capture the essence and beauty of Tarangire encompassing everything from its wildlife, to its breathtaking landscapes.

Day 11; Lake Natron. Photographing Flamingos and Scenic Views

begin on a tour to Lake Natron, a mesmerizing saline lake that serves as a haven for flamingos. Seize the opportunity to capture awe inspiring images of these birds as they adorn the shores of the lake. Additionally indulge in photographing the enchanting landscapes of the region including striking formations and the vibrant kaleidoscope of colors that grace the surface of the lake.

Day 12; Farewell in Arusha

After enjoying a breakfast bid adieu to Tanzanias wildlife encounters and stunning landscapes. Your knowledgeable guide will arrange your transfer to Arusha, where you can explore markets and engage in some delightful souvenir shopping. Finally you’ll be dropped off at Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight marking an end to your 12 day expedition capturing wildlife through your lens in Tanzania.