Safari Photography trip in Kenya, Kenya is best known as one of the top places in Africa for wildlife safari viewing for safari photography. But what many photography and film makers do not know is that it is also one of the world’s best bird watching spots and destination. The country has over 1000 recorded bird species including a wide variety of species endemic to Kenya. National Parks are some of the best places for bird photography and filming in Kenya where you will also have an opportunity to see various wildlife including all the big five animals depending where you choose to film the birds. Here are the best places for Safari Photography trip in Kenya
Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru is one of the beautiful national parks in Kenya; with its alkaline lake home to the pink flamingos. Best place in the world to film the pink flamingos.
Tana Primate National Reserve
The Tana River National Primate Reserve was gazetted in 1976 to protect the lower Tana riverine forests and the two highly endangered primates, the mangabey and the Tana River red colobus which are endemic to this reserve and only found here in Kenya. The reserve is as well home to over 300 bird species. The reserve is accessible via the Malindi-Garissa road it is located 250km north of Mombasa on the Malindi to Garissa road.
Kakamega National Reserve
Kakamega National Reserve is where Kakamega Forest is found, another best place to film primates in Kenya. The forest lies in the Lake Victoria catchment about 50km north of Kisumu and just west of the Nandi Escarpment. The forest is home various species of birds as well as to black and white colobus monkeys, flying squirrels, blue monkeys and pottos, the world’s slowest mammal. The forest is also home to the endangered De Brazza’s monkey.
Maasai Mara National Reserve
The Mara is one of the finest wildlife destinations in the world. The reserve offers excellent chances of filming birds with over 400 bird species recorded and other wildlife including the great migration which happens every year in July were over 1.5 million wildebeests along with large numbers of Zebras and Thompson’s gazelle, migrate from the Serengeti plains in Tanzania to search for fresh pastures in the Masai Mara before going back in October. You will have a chance to film lions and cheetahs as they hunt during the migration.
Tsavo National Park
Tsavo National Park is the largest National Park in Kenya it was established in 1948 and it is commonly known as the Theatre of the wild. The Park is divided into East and west intersected by the Nairobi to Mombasa railway and road. The park has interesting and diverse habitats, wildlife and Scenic Mountain landscapes. The park has a prolific birdlife with 600 recorded bird species making it one of the places for a bird photography trip and filming birds in Kenya
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National park is home to over 400 bird species it is surrounded by the Kilimanjaro Mountains, offering amazing scenery and landscape with a backdrop of Kilimanjaro Mountain.
Our Popular Kenya Safari packages for Photography
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How to book a Safari Photography trip in Kenya?
Once you have your planned dates of travel confirmed we will need you to send us an email here so that we check for availability of services online once we confirm all services are available for your planned dates we will let you know so that we can send you a draft itinerary to start planning for your safari trip to Kenya. Once you confirm the itinerary we will send you an invoice for you to make a deposit, Once the payment is done and we have received it on our account we will go ahead and secure all services accordingly. It is advised to book your safari to Kenya in advance at least 2-3 months’ prior your visit especially if you are planning to travel in the peak season of June to October.
Kenya Tourist Visa Advice
Safari Photography trip in Kenya. You will need to purchase the tourist visa to get to Kenya. Many travelers prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Kenya this is the best option and you will be able to get the Kenya Tourist Visa online upon paying USD51.00 for Tourist Visa
Where to stay best for Safari Photography trip in Kenya
Lodge options to stay in during your Safari Photography trip in Kenya range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Contact us here for details.
What is the best time for a Safari Photography trip in Kenya?
Safari Photography trip in Kenya is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November this offers great sightings and easy shoots.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Photography trip in Kenya?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Kenya including Safari Photography trip in Kenya. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine Kenya safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about booking a Safari Photography trip in Kenya.