Kenya Photographic Safari

Kenya Photo safari

It will be unfair to mention Kenya’s amazing safari and forget that Kenya is a photographic country. With many movies and documentaries performed in Kenya, it is no wonder the photo safari is the best in Kenya. So SET YOUR CAMERA ready and capture the necessary. With many places of interest, you will leave Kenya with your memory and beautiful photos.


Kenya Safari Trips offers photo safaris in Kenya and Tanzania that include the professional instruction and location selection needed to create images beyond your highest expectations. For example, you can easily capture an image that relays the close relationship between a mother elephant and her calf in Amboseli with Kilimanjaro in the background, the big cats in Masai Mara with great migration in the environment, the white rhinos in Lake Nakuru with the million pink flamingos on the ground and much more.


Start your journey in Kenya by speaking with our Kenya safari trips tour expert about your photo exploration of all Kenya offers. Most photographers understand that the equipment does not make the picture. Instead, it is the vision of the photographer. Therefore, a technically-sound image can be less appealing than one technically imperfect yet exquisitely representing the photographer’s vision.

Under the guidance of our photographer experts in Kenya safari trips, you learn how to use depth of field, composition, and other elements to effectively communicate your vision and everything that Kenya represents to you during your exploratory travel in Africa.

Our guides take you to the finest locations that offer ample subject matter and potential composition. Our photo tour guide also enlightens you about specific considerations, such as foreground, background, mid-ground, light, framing, and design. They point out elements to include that draw the eye into your final images, giving viewers a journey into the experience of your wilderness tour of Kenya.

We teach you how to use various settings on your camera to enhance the story behind your photography, including auto-tracking, panning, long exposures, night shots with flash and ambient light, and macro and natural framing.

Kenya safari trips offer three levels of photo safaris that take a new photographer to high heights and make as professional photos as any other photography. All our Kenya, Africa photo safaris are designed to give you a progressive level of instruction, but we can tailor these trips to meet your personal needs.

Our Superior Photo Safari is limited to only two photographers per each 4×4 safari vehicle. This smallest group size ensures you receive the personal attention, guidance, and instruction you need. We take you to the best locations, and you stay in many of Kenya’s high-end accommodations. As a result, there are plenty of opportunities to capture breathtaking images – the Great Migration in Masai Mara and the tense crossings of the Mara and Talek Rivers, leopards in Samburu and Laikipia, masses of flamingos at Lake Nakuru, elephants in Amboseli and many more experiences.

Flexibility is essential to any Kenya tour, allowing you to see the locations you most desire. We accommodate your desires and timeline for our Custom Tailor-Made & Private Photographic Safaris. You have the benefit of individual instruction throughout your safari. It is amongst the most popular of our photographic tours. Approximately 70% of the bookings are guests requesting repeat visits to famous and remote locations and with specific photography safari professionals.

photo safari itinerary

After being met at the airport in Nairobi, drive to the Fairview Hotel. It is a country hotel in the city, offering friendly service, good food, and comfortable accommodation within 5 acres of luxuriant tranquil gardens. Its 1930s architecture is expressed in Nairobi blue stone and countless arched windows.

Leaving Nairobi, set off on safari, driving north past the massive peaks of Mount Kenya to the Ark. Stop first for lunch at the Aberdare Country Club. In the late afternoon, go up to Campsite. Set in a large grassy meadow in the thick forest, it is a trendy place for the game, all of which come for the water and salt and to wallow in the mud. At night powerful floodlights illuminate the scene allowing one to watch the activities of elephants, rhinos, and buffalo in addition to bushbuck, giant forest hog, bushpig, and smaller nocturnal creatures. By day one may see colobus monkeys high in the treetops. Hyrax and bushbabies cry at night, and occasionally the bark of a leopard is heard.

Drive further north to Sarova Lodge in Shaba National Park. This is a natural oasis in the middle of some arid country, but it has a fair amount of game as there are freshwater springs in the park, so the round comes to drink. Also, the Ewaso Nyiro river flows through Shaba Reserve. While here, you will have a chance to see elephants, lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, and many plains game, including Grevy zebra, reticulated giraffe, waterbuck, grant gazelle, oryx, and warthog. The bird life is fantastic too—accommodation at Campsite. It is in large stone-built rooms overlooking the river, and there is a fabulous swimming pool.

Day 4 :

Whole day safari

Day 5 :

Morning and afternoon safari

Kenya is renowned for its beauty and diversity, not only of the wildlife but also of the tribes and the incredible scenery. In Sabuk, you can experience this bigger picture of Africa, the perfect getaway for adults and children. Explore the vast expanses of Northern Kenya on foot and camel, a remarkable beast of burden. Notice the tiny flowers nestled in the grass, the basking lizards on lichen-coated rocks, and the striking people still proud of their traditional lifestyle and dress. Start the day with a good breakfast and break for a delicious lunch in camp. Finally, dinner under the stars.

Whole-day photo safari

The remote mountains of Northern Kenya, rising high above semi-desert country, are dense with forest. Driving west through this fabulous scenery, the land finally drops away into the Great Rift Valley and Lake Baringo. The lake can be explored by boat, approaching within a few feet of hippopotami and crocodiles. The tented camp on its island in the middle is wonderfully picturesque. It is high up beside the swimming pool. One can look down over the entire lake and hundreds of square miles of open country stretching away to distant mountains. The spectacular Lake Bogoria to the south teems with half a million birds, a pink sheen of flamingo on the water with a backdrop of high cliffs and steam from the many hot springs.

Visit the bird sanctuary

Built in 1920 by Lord Francis Scott, a prominent early settler, this house is one of the country's grandest examples of colonial architecture. It is set in the middle of a five thousand-acre farm, high up on the slopes of Londiani Mountain, a forest and bamboo-shrouded volcano, a few miles from Lake Nakuru. Accommodating up to ten people, the food is excellent, with homegrown vegetables, and the magnificent gardens boast a croquet lawn and tennis court. There are horses here; the farm and the mountain provide more than adequate countryside to explore.

Day 11 :
Masai mara

Leaving mid-morning and taking a picnic lunch, drive from here through the beautiful tea plantations of Kericho to the Masai plains of Western Kenya. From July to November, the area is usually host to hordes of migrating wildebeest, and the chance of seeing a big cat in action is good. At any time of the year, the odd blood-thirsty scene with lions springing from cover or cheetahs running down their prey may be witnessed, but this violence gives way to tranquil views of endless herds; buffalo, topi, zebra, and gazelle too. Impossibly tall giraffes gaze down curiously through their long eyelashes. Masai with their cattle looks on. Motor vehicles bring one close to the game, and evening walks are filled with sounds and smells of Africa and snorting impala and scampering baboons. Rekero, situated close to the Mara, is a small exclusive camp. The meals are wholesome farmhouse fare, and the friendly, capable staff will look after you.

Day 12 :
masai mara

Whole day safari

Day 13 :
Masai mara

Morning and afternoon safari tour

Day 14 :

Leaving the Mara, take a scheduled flight to Nairobi, where you can visit the museum or do some shopping, then spend the evening at Fairview hotel before your flight home.

What is the best photo safari coutry?

Of course, many visitors think Africa is a country. But Africa is a continent with many countries and mostly safari countries. Specifically, South and East Africa are the best safari countries. For example, in Kenya, you will have the best photo safari, including the big five, the big cats, great migration, and more.

How many days is good for photo safari?

The more days, the better, though. Even if you have few days, you will still have your perfect photographic safari

How many in a group for photo safari?

For each photographic vehicle, two photographers for better flexibility. So if you are in a big group, it can be divided into two unless you insist on traveling together.

Which destination is good in Kenya for photographic safari?

Depending on the interest, Kenya has a lot to offer, and all can be photographic, however, the Kenya National Parks and reserves have more to offer for good memory on a photo safari.

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Masai mara safari
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