Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Come explore the new Fodor’s Forum
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 4, 17 at 08:03 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report NFL Football Game
  2. 2 Safari is set!
  3. 3 Car Rental in Morocco
  4. 4 Leishmaniasis Common? - Marrakech?
  5. 5 Frights to Iran from Bishkek or Tashkent
  6. 6 9 days itinerary help and some other questions
  7. 7 Tanzania and Kenya Trip 2018 - advise needed
  8. 8 Safety in Johannesburg
  9. 9 Morocco 10 day Itinerary
  10. 10 South Africa: WESTERN CAPE in spring: Need HELP getting addicted!
  11. 11 Qatar to Iran
  12. 12 Sharm el Sheikh - Anyone been recently
  13. 13 Lebanon Spring 2018
  14. 14 Sept in Dubai. what to wear
  15. 15 Ethiopian Tour operators
  16. 16 visiting Ethiopia as a single female on a low budget
  17. 17 Tanzanian Tour Operators
  18. 18 electric devices
  19. 19 Flying from Florida to Dubai
  20. 20 Advice on private tour Morocco
  21. 21 Victoria Falls
  22. 22 Morocco--rent motorcycle without license
  23. 23 sahara desert
  24. 24 Erta Ale ETHIOPIA - any updates?
  25. 25 STONE TOWN hotel recommendation for 1/14/18
View next 25 » Back to the top

Photography safari in oct./sept. - where to go

Jump to last reply

I've been to Tanzania for 3 times now, 2 times to the northern circuit and 1 time to selous and ruaha in september 2011.
Right now I'm looking into a trip for september/october this year and really doubting where to go. I'm tempted to go to Selous + Ruaha again as I absolutely loved it, but on the other hand Im wondering if i shouldn't go explore somewhere else ;)

What I'm looking for on safari;

Absolute nature; I love the tented camps of around 10-12 tents, more basic = better (prefer no electricity, but candles and campfire :) )
Pure; not a fan of tarmac, waterholes with lights on them, etc. If I wanna see a leopard on tarmac I'll go to the zoo ;)
My passion is photography (next to the wildlife of course ;) ), so don't care to much for walks. Not really interested in night drives per se either, but this can be convenient as this often also means the can leave earlier and stay out later on 'regular' drives.
Open vehicles
No more than 4 people per car (by default)
No crowds; i prefer tsetseflies over safaritrucs and 6 cars around 1 lion ;)
Wildlife: would do anything for wild dogs and serval... big fan of leopard as well (duh ;) )

Budget is probably around 5000$ (excluding international flights) and i'll be on my own.. (single supplements...sigh)

Looking forward to your suggestions!

30 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement