2018 Photographic Safaris


Trip #2:  Kenya Photo Safari (returning photographers)
Cost:  US$ 6,490 per person sharing (includes 3 domestic flights)

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 4,200):

  • Feb. 1, 2:  Transfer from NBO to Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days aerial photography.
  • Feb. 3:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson airport and transfer to Eka Hotel.
  • Feb. 3:  Transfer from NBO to Eka Hotel for the night
  • Feb. 4,5:  Drive to Amboseli Ol Tukai
  • Feb. 6,7,8,9,10:  Fly from Amboseli to Nairobi to Porini Lion Camp
  • Feb. 11:  Fly from Porini Lion to Eka Day room, evening transfer to JKIA

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Trip #3:  Kenya Photo Safari (first timers)
Cost:  US$ 6,100 per person (domestic 2 flights included)

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 4,200):

  • Feb. 12,13:  Transfer from NBO to Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days aerial photography.
  • Feb. 14:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson airport and transfer to Eka Hotel.
  • Feb. 14:  Transfer from NBO to Eka Hotel
  • Feb. 15,16,17:  Drive  to Aitong for 12:30pm transfer (AES vehicles return to Nairobi), and then PLC vehicles to Porini Lion Camp for lunch at 1:30pm.
  • Feb. 18,19:  Fly from Mara to Amboseli Ol Tukai – met by AES vehicles
  • Feb. 20:  Drive to Nairobi for lunch, then drive to Naivasha Country Club.
  • Feb. 21:  Boat Cruise, breakfast, then drive to Nairobi for day room at Eka; evening departure

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Trip #4:  Kenya Photo Safari (returning photographers)
Cost:  US$ 6,490 per person sharing (includes 3 domestic flights)

  • Feb. 22:  Transfer from NBO airport to EKA hotel.
  • Feb. 23,24:  Drive to Amboseli Ol Tukai
  • Feb. 25,26,27,28, Mar 1:  Fly from Amboseli to Porini Lion Camp
  • Mar. 2:  Fly from Porini to Eka Day room, evening transfer to NBO airport.

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 4,200):

  • Mar. 3, 4:  Transfer from Eka Hotel to Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days aerial photography.
  • Mar. 5:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson airport and transfer to Eka Hotel for evening departure.

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Trip #5:  Kenya Photo Safari (Private Group)
Cost:  US$ 5,970 per person sharing (includes 2 domestic flights)

  • Mar. 5:  Arrive in Nairobi (NBO), where Jeffrey will transfer you to the nearby Eka Hotel.
  • Mar. 6,7,8:  After breakfast, Fly to Amboseli for wildlife photography in a private conservancy, and camping in Porini Selenkay.
  • Mar. 9,10,11,12:  Fly from Amboseli to Wilson to Mara.  4 nights at Porini Lion Camp.
  • Mar. 13:  Another morning of wildlife photography, then catch flight from Maasai Mara to Nairobi.  Dinner at Eka hotel, and then transfer to NBO airport.

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 6,950)

  • Mar. 14,15,16:  Transfer from Eka Hotel to Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 3 days aerial photography.
  • Mar. 17:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson and transfer to Eka Hotel for evening departure.

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Trip #6:  Hungary "Hide" Photography (Open to Anyone)
Cost:  US$ 4,655 per person sharing

  • April 14:  Arrive in Budapest (BUD), Hungary;  met by Jeffrey and transferred to the Kiskunság National Park.
  • April 15,16,17,18,19,20: Enjoy 6 full days of bird and wildlife photography from 9 special "hides" including the new ‘theatre’ and ‘cinema’ hides underwater.
  • April 21:  Transfer back to Budapest (BUD) airport in time for your flight home.

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Trip #7:  Hungary "Hide" Photography  (open to Birdnet)
Cost:  US$ 4,655 per person

  • June 16:  Arrive in Budapest (BUD), Hungary;  met by Jeffrey and transferred to the Kiskunság National Park.
  • June 17,18,19,20,21,22:  Enjoy 6 full days of bird and wildlife photography from 9 special "hides" including the new ‘theatre’ and ‘cinema’ hides underwater.
  • June 23:  Transfer back to Budapest (BUD) airport in time for your flight home.

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Trip #7.5:  Kenya Photo Safari (4 photographers only)
Photo Safari Cost:  US$ 7,790 per person sharing (includes 2 domestic flights)
Helicopter Extension: US$ 4,200

  • July 2,3,4:  Arrive at NBO airport early in the morning of July 2, then transfer to Panari Hotel for breakfast, and then to Wilson airport in time for 10am flight to Olare Motorogi. Transfer to Kempinsky Mara Camp for 3 days and nights of photographing the Big 5 in a private conservancy.
  • July 5,6,7,8,9:  Transfer to Silolo’s Camp for 5 days and nights of photographing wildlife inside the Mara Reserve with special photographic permits.
  • July 10:  Fly from Olare Motorogi to Wilson.  Then transfer to Eka hotel for the night.
  • July 11:  After breakfast, transfer to Wilson airport for 10:30am flight to Lentore Lodge for 2 day helicopter extension.
  • July 12:  Sunrise and sunset helicopter photography, and ‘hide’ photography during the day.
  • July 13:   Fly from Lentorre Lodge to Wilson airport, then transfer to Eka hotel for a day room and final dinner together, then transfer to NBO airport for evening departure flight.

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Trip #8:  Kenya Photo Safari (First Timers)
Cost:  US$ 6,190 per person sharing (includes 2 domestic flights)

  • July 19:  Arrive in Nairobi (NBO), where Jeffrey will transfer you to the nearby Eka Hotel.
  • July 20:  Drive to Lake Naivasha for lunch and afternoon boat cruise; overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • July 21:  Photograph the fish eagle, and game drive in search of leopard.  Overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • July 22,23: Fly to Ashnil Mara Tented Camp, photographing wildebeest migration and river crossings.
  • July 24,25,26:  Morning photo shoot, then drive to Porini Lion Camp for lunch.
  • July 27:  Morning game drive, fly to Nairobi, transfer to Eka hotel (day room), evening transfer to NBO.

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 4,200)

  • July 27, 28:  Upon arrival at Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days aerial photography.
  • July 29:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson and transfer to Eka Hotel for evening departure.

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Trip #9:  Kenya Photo Safari (returning Photographers)
Cost:  US$ 6,900 per person sharing (includes 2 domestic flights)

  • July 31:  Arrive in Nairobi (NBO), where Jeffrey will transfer you to the nearby Eka Hotel.
  • Aug. 1:   Drive to Lake Naivasha for lunch and afternoon boat cruise; overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • Aug. 2:  Photograph the fish eagle, and game drive in search of leopard.  Overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • Aug. 3,4,5: Fly to Ashnil Mara Camp (3 nights), photograph wildebeest migration and river crossings.
  • Aug. 6,7,8,9:  Drive to Porini Lion Camp for lunch & 4 nights of Big Cat photography!
  • Aug 10: Fly to Nairobi, transfer to Eka hotel (day room), evening transfer to NBO.

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 4,200)

  • Aug. 10,11:  Upon arrival at Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days aerial photography.
  • Aug. 12:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson and transfer to Eka Hotel for evening departure.

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Trip #10:  Kenya Photo Safari (First Timers)
Cost:  US$ 6,190 per person sharing (includes 2 domestic flights)

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 4,200)

  • Aug. 15,16:  Upon arrival at Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days aerial photography.
  • Aug. 17:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson and transfer to Eka Hotel for evening departure.
  • Aug 17:  Arrive in Nairobi (NBO), where Jeffrey will transfer you to the nearby Eka Hotel.
  • Aug. 18:  Drive to Lake Naivasha for lunch and afternoon boat cruise; overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • Aug. 19:  Photograph the fish eagle, and game drive in search of leopard.  Overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • Aug. 20,21: Fly to Ashnil Mara Camp (2 nights), photograph wildebeest migration and river crossings.
  • Aug. 22,23,24:  Morning photo shoot, then drive to Porini Lion Camp for lunch and 3 nights.
  • Aug. 25:  Fly to Nairobi, transfer to Eka hotel (day room), evening transfer to NBO.

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Trip #11:  Kenya Photo Safari (returning Photographers)
Cost:  US$ 6,900 per person sharing (includes 2 domestic flights)

  • Aug. 26:  Arrive in Nairobi (NBO), where Jeffrey will transfer you to the nearby Eka Hotel.
  • Aug. 27:  Drive to Lake Naivasha for lunch and afternoon boat cruise; overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • Aug. 28:  Photograph the fish eagle, game drive in search of leopard.  Overnight at Chui Lodge.
  • Aug. 29,30,31: Fly to Ashnil Mara Camp (3 nights), photograph wildebeest migration & river crossings.
  • Sept. 1,2,3,4:  Drive to Porini Lion Camp for lunch & 4 nights of Big Cat photography!
  • Sept. 5:  Fly to Nairobi, transfer to Eka hotel (day room), evening transfer to NBO.

Optional Helicopter Extension (US$ 4,200)

  • Sept. 5,6:  Upon arrival at Wilson, fly to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days aerial photography.
  • Sept. 7:  Fly from Lentorre to Wilson and transfer to Eka Hotel for evening departure.

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Trip #12:  Kenya Photo Safari (4 photographers only)
Photo Safari Cost:  US$ 7,490 per person sharing (includes 2 domestic flights)
Helicopter Extension: US$ 4,200

  • Sept 9:  Arrive at NBO airport where you will be met by Jeffrey and transferred to Eka Hotel.
  • Sept 10,11,12,13,14:  After breakfast, transfer to Wilson airport and fly to Olare Motorogi. Transfer to Silolo’s Camp for 5 days and nights of photographing the wildlife inside the Mara Reserve with special photographic permits.
  • Sept 15,16,17:   Drive from Silolo’s Camp to Kempinsky Mara Camp for 3 days and nights of photographing the Big 5 in a private conservancy.
  • Sept 18:  Fly from Olare Motorogi to Wilson.  Then transfer to Eka hotel for the night.
  • Sept 19:  After breakfast, transfer to Wilson airport for 10:30am flight to Lentore Lodge for 2 day helicopter extension.
  • Sept. 20:  Sunrise and Sunset helicopter photography, as well as ‘hide’ photography during the day.
  • Sept 21:   Fly from Lentorre Lodge to Wilson airport, then transfer to Eka hotel for a day room and final dinner together, then transfer to NBO airport for evening departure flight.

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Trip #12.5:  Kenya Photo Safari (4 photographers only)
Photo Safari Cost:  US$  10,260 per person sharing (includes 4 domestic flights)
Helicopter Extension: US$ 2100

  • Oct. 26:  Arrive at NBO airport where you will be met by Jeffrey and transferred to Eka Hotel.
  • Oct. 27,28:  After breakfast, transfer to Wilson airport for 10:30am flight to Lentore Lodge for 2 day helicopter extension.  Sunrise and sunset helicopter photography, as well as ‘hide’ photography during the day.
  • Oct. 29, 30, 31:  Fly from Lentorre Lodge directly to Oserian airstrip.  Enjoy 3 days at Chui Lodge photographing the birdlife on the lake, hippos, giraffe, and the African Fish Eagle.
  • Nov. 1,2,3,4:   Fly from Oserian airstrip to Olare Motorogi airstrip for 4 days of photographing the Big 5 in a private conservancy.  Overnight at Mara Kempinsky Tented Camp.
  • Nov. 5:  Fly from Olare Motorogi to Wilson.  Then transfer to Eka hotel for your day room, final dinner, and then to the airport for your evening international flight.

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Trip #13:  Kenya Photo Safari (8 photographers only)
Photo Safari Cost:  US$ 7,950 per person sharing (includes 4 domestic flights)
Helicopter Extension: US$ 4,850

  • Dec. 20:  Arrive at NBO airport where you will be met by Jeffrey and transferred to the nearby Eka Hotel for the night.
  • Dec. 21,22,23:  After breakfast, transfer to Wilson airport in time for 10am flight to Olare Mara airstrip. Transfer to to Kempinsky Mara Camp for 3 days and nights of photographing the Big 5 in a private conservancy.
  • Dec. 24,25,26:   Drive from Kempinsky to Ol Tepesi Camp Silolo’s Camp for 3 days and nights of photographing the wildlife inside the Mara Reserve.  Merry Christmas !!
  • Dec. 27,28,29: After breakfast, fly from Ol Kiombo airstrip to Oserian airstrip. Transfer to Kiangazi Lodge for 3 days and nights of photographing the prolific birdlife, hippos, giraffe and African Fish Eagles that live in the private conservancy.
  • Dec. 30,31:  Fly from Oserian airstrip to Lentorre Lodge for 2 days of sunrise and sunset helicopter photography.  Enjoy a special New Year's Eve party !
  • Jan. 1: Fly from Lentorre Lodge to Wilson airport, then transfer to Eka hotel for a day room and final dinner together. Then transfer to NBO airport for evening departure flight.

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