Comprehensive workshop safari
Join Darren Bennett for this comprehensive workshop safari that offers exceptional wildlife photography from the Grand Kopjes Camp. Darren has been a professional wildlife photographer for over 30 years, including a substantial amount of experience in the Serengeti. He will be there to assist all the participants to capture great images by teaching fundamental to advanced techniques to all that desire. He will rotate between vehicles to spend time with all the guests.
This adventure offers an opportunity to experience and capture amazing wildlife and landscape images in the Serengeti, with an emphasis the big cats and the famous Great Migration.
- Fantastic photo-ops
- Great Migration
- Big Cats
- Grand Kopjes Camp
- Ngorongoro Conservation Area
(+2 travel days)
Day 1Mon Apr, 13Arrive Arusha, Killimanjaro airport (JRO)Evening arrival at Killimanjaro airport, transfer to the Kibo Palace Hotel, overnight.
Day 2Tue Apr, 14AM drive to the Serengeti, Grand Kopjes CampAM departure driving to camp, passing the Ngorongoro Crater along the way. Arrive in camp in time for lunch and to get settled in - then depart for an evening game drive.
Day 3Wed Apr, 15Grand Kopjes CampFull day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
Day 4Thu Apr, 16Grand Kopjes CampEarly game drive to the NCA (Ngorongoro Conservation Area) for a full day game drive through the woodlands and southern plains.
Day 5Fri Apr, 17Grand Kopjes CampFull day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
Day 6Sat Apr, 18Grand Kopjes CampEarly departure to the Central region looking for leopards and to shoot the beautiful Seronera Valley. All day drive, returning to camp at sundown.
Day 7Sun Apr, 19Grand Kopjes CampAm game drive, then rendezvous at a remote Kopje for a lunch catered from the main camp.
Day 8Mon Apr, 20Grand Kopjes CampEarly game drive to the NCA (Ngorongoro Conservation Area) for a full day game drive through the woodlands and southern plains.
Day 9Tue Apr, 21Grand Kopjes CampFull day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
Day 10Wed Apr, 22Grand Kopjes CampFull day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
Day 11Thu Apr, 23Grand Kopjes CampFull day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
Day 12Fri Apr, 24AM game drive, flight back to ArushaOur final short day afield as we drive back to Arusha. We'll arrive in Arusha in time for a relaxing lunch and afternoon at your hotel. An early dinner is included prior to transferring to the airport for an evening departure back home.
This workshop safari is extended to include additional days to explore and photograph more areas, including the southern Serengeti and Ndutu. (This requires paying double park fees) Every day will offer outstanding photographic opportunities - with the option to return to camp mid-day or stay out all day when the light and wildlife beckon. Our Eastern Serengeti Grand Kopjes Camp is perfectly located to explore remote areas in all directions.
From the the Grand Kopjes Camp we'll be within reach of the ever-moving Great Migration, a wondrous sight and experience in itself. Then add in all the big cats hunting, the abundant diversity wildlife and birds around every corner, and it's an overwhelming spectacle of nature. Our efforts will be concentrated in an area with the highest concentrations of apex predators in the world. This is predator central - with mass prey.
- 100% escorted from time of arrival in Tanzania to departure
- All lodging in Tanzania
- All meals while in camp
- Drinks, incl. bottled water, soft drinks, beer, variety of house spirits & wine while in camp
- Unlimited game drives
- Premium guest suites & tents, double occupancy
- Laundry in camp
- All transportation, airport transfers during your stay in Tanzania
- Pre & post safari hotels in Arusha or Dar es Salaam
- All national park & conservatory fees
- Basic medical evacuation insurance
- WiFi when available
- Internal flights: round trip Arusha > Serengeti
- Photography instruction & assistance from safari leaders
- International flights
- Personal items
- Premium wines/spirits
- Drinks and Alcoholic beverages at pre/post safari hotels
- Extra days beyond the itinerary (camp and hotels)
- Photo equipment unless otherwise arranged
- Travel insurance (highly recommended)
- Premium medical evacuation insurance
- Tanzania visa fee ($100)