ConQuest Adventures Ltd bird photography tours are created to give you not only an amazing photographic opportunity but also a magnificent travel opportunity. Kenya has the world’s most breathtaking places. Join our small-group, luxury bird photography tours to the most astonishing wildlife, birds, landscape, and cultural experiences in East Africa Kenya|Uganda|Tanzania
With our friendly tour guides helping improve your bird photography, you will enjoy a unique, unhurried, and unforgettable bird photography tour – even if you’re not a photographer!. Photographing your travel experience is such an awesome way to see and learn about the culture and other landforms.
We offer a selection of photography safaris specifically designed for those wishing to focus on photography while on safari.
Kenya bird photography tour will take you to some of the most exhilarating photography locations in Kenya: the famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the scenic Samburu Game Reserve, the alkaline wetlands of Lake Nakuru National Park, the magnificent Meru National Park, and the Ol Pejeta Conservancy—the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa. We spend extensive time in the Mara and Samburu to get a real sense of belonging and to dedicate the needed time to experience the wildlife and create plentiful dazzling photos
Morning pick up from a Nairobi hotel or a meet up at a central place in the Nairobi CBD. After a briefing, you will leave Nairobi for Maasai Mara Game Reserve which is 5 to 6hrs drive/ 265kms.
You will drive through the Great Rift Valley escarpment have a brief stopover for the beautiful scenery and some photos for memories. Arrive in time for lunch, have lunch, relax a bit and get ready for the first game drive in search of the lions, elephants, leopards, cheetah, buffaloes, and other plains game
After breakfast leave with picnic lunch for a full day photography drive across the rich, tree-studded grasslands and rolling hills. The famous Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game, black-manned lions, leopard, and cheetah but also contains numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya.
It’s on this day that you drive up to Mara River where the great migration takes place and if very lucky you will be able to witness the migration
Photography is excellent in Maasai Mara
After breakfast departs for Lake Nakuru, famed as the ornithological spectacle due to the high congregation of the lesser flamingos amounting to 1.5 million in a given time, other interesting animals to photograph are lions, leopards, both the black and white rhinos.
The park has some designated areas , where clients are allowed to alight from the safari vehicle, this provides superb opportunities for bird and wildlife photography
After breakfast leave for Samburu National Reserve, with a stopover in Nyahururu town to visit the Thomson’s fall, a scenic waterfall, 74 meters long on Ewaso N’giro River which originates from Aberdares Ranges.
We will spend few minutes photographing the falls, later proceed to arrive in Samburu at lunch hour.
Early morning game drive following breakfast around Ewaso Nyiro River where animals usually congregate. Samburu National Reserve is famed for a lioness that adopted a baby Oryx, plus animals found north of the Equator, such as the Reticulated giraffe, Vulturine Guinea fowl, Somali Ostrich, Gerenuk.
Mammals crossing the river ,the sunset and birds are so unique to miss in this bird photography tour
Early Breakfast, bird photography tour drive slowly heading to the gate for an exit as we look for missed species, then leave for Meru National Park, via a new road through Isiolo town near the Airport, check-in Ikweta Safari for lunch, in the afternoon do a short photography drive.
Spend the whole day in the park; Meru National Park is wild and beautiful. Straddling the equator and bisected by 13 rivers and numerous mountain-fed streams, it is an especially beautiful area of Kenya.
Meru National Park has diverse scenery from woodlands at 3,400ft (1,036m) on the slopes of Nyambene Mountain Range, northeast of Mt. Kenya, to wide open plains with meandering riverbanks dotted with doum palms
Drive to Ol-Pejeta Conservancy after breakfast, will stop at Imenti Forest, the drive will take one hour to two hours, check in Sweet waters, then later afternoon do an evening photography tour in search of big five, such as lions, rhinos, leopard, cheetah, buffalos and many more.
Spend the whole day exploring the Conservancy, Ol Pejeta is the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, and home to three of the world’s last remaining northern white rhino. OlPejeta is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a Sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. It has some of the highest predator densities in Kenya. Bird Photography in the conservancy is
After breakfast check out, lunch en route and head to airport for your flight back home.