Photographic safari tour in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: The opportunity to use their skills to convey tales and preserve memories is every photographer’s fantasy, whether they are amateurs or professionals. Few locations in the world can match the Serengeti’s rich history and its distinctive and vibrant fauna when photographers are looking for the majestic and the spiritual. The Serengeti National Park in Northern Tanzania’s safari circuit, just adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, is a photographer’s paradise, with a lot of stunning and majestic attractions and landscapes to photograph and capture with your camera.
The Serengeti National Park is Africa’s best safari photographic destination, whether you’re a professional or an amateur learning how to photograph. There are many things to photograph in the Serengeti National Park, from the seven natural wonders of Africa—the great wildebeest migration and the African big five—to the diverse birds and stunning landscapes such as the kopjes. The Serengeti, which covers almost 15,000 km2, has some of the most breathtaking views known to humankind and provides many opportunities for breathtaking images of both its epic landscapes and it’s incredibly diverse species.
The Serengeti National Park is not only home to numerous fascinating wild species and one of Africa’s largest eco-systems, but it is also one of the best locations to see and capture the renowned African sunrise. One of the most photogenic experiences one will ever have is rising above the clouds in a hot air balloon to witness the dawn break over the horizon and capture the endless plains in deep reds, oranges, and yellows, silhouetting the acacia trees.
In addition, you will get a bird’s eye view of the Serengeti’s various scenery and perspectives. Because of this unique perspective over typical safaris and a vantage point rarely seen in routine wildlife photography, your photos will stand out. A hot air balloon safari will enable you to safely approach the animals more closely than on a typical road tour, whether you’re in the grasslands or the woodlands. The balloon will soar higher to take in the national park’s expansive view, then descend lower to get closer shots of the animals.
Wildebeest herds crossing the plains during the early morning hours are almost certainly easy to photograph, but other animals like lions, cheetahs, and elephants may be more difficult to find and require a closer look. Lion prides are typically seen lazing on one of the numerous native kopjes dispersed over the plains or in the long grass of the savannah. Cheetahs, on the other hand, are excellent climbers and can occasionally be seen relaxing in the branches of small trees.
You might see more active lions and cheetahs as they prey on young calves if you decide to visit the Serengeti in February, during the calving season. Epic pictures of predators in action can be taken during this event.
Elephants, giraffes, and other herbivores are frequently seen in large herds at watering holes or on the plains. You will get the opportunity to glimpse some hippos in the shallow water when your balloon flies above streams and rivers like the Mara River. The Serengeti, whose name derives from the Maasai word “Siringit,” which means “endless plains,” is abundant in culture, life, and pride. Contact us if you’re ready to use photography to capture its spirit and beauty, and we’ll be happy to help you organize the photo shoot of a lifetime.
Conclusion: Get in touch with us today at Focus East Africa Tours if you’re more interested in planning a photographic safari tour to the Serengeti national park and other main Tanzania attractions such as the Ngorongoro crater and the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro.