10-day photo safari with Johnny Krüger
Join us on an exciting adventure to fascinating Kenya in 2024. Through the sharp lens of your camera and together with the well-known photographer Johnny Krüger, you will go on a 10-day photo safari. Use this incredible journey to take unique snapshots and high-quality photographs of the species-rich wildlife around the Maasai Mara. The well-known and multi-award-winning photographer Johnny Krüger will accompany you on this programme, which has been put together exclusively for passionate wildlife and nature photographers. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, our small group allows us to offer our guests personalised support and advice. You will be accompanied by professional and experienced photographers.
Our photographer – Johnny Krüger
Our photo safari with Johnny Krüger is of course accompanied by this experienced photographer! Let yourself be whisked away to the Masai Mara.
To give you an impression, you will find below a short biography and some links to find out more about Johnny Krüger and his work.
Short biography Johnny Krüger
Johnny Krüger is particularly fond of animals in motion!
born in 1961 and raised in South Africa, it was there that he discovered his burning passion for wildlife and photography. He has been photographing animals in their natural environment since 1980. He is a reference photographer for the lens manufacturer SIGMA and has received several national and international awards. Notable successes include the Trierenberger Super Circuit and the Sony Awards. Johnny Krüger is ‘German Champion 2018’ of the German Photographic Association (DVF) and was honoured with the ‘Ludwig for Nature Photography’ at the Pirmasens Photo Days 2014. He holds the title of ‘Master of the FIAP’, International Federation of Photography/Fédération Internationale de l`Art Photographique.
Itinerary – 10-day photo safari with Johnny Krüger
This photo safari with Johnny Kruger has been specifically designed for wildlife and nature photographers of all levels, from beginner to professional. By combining some of the top rated specialists and guides in the field of photography, we have created a platform to get the best out of this safari for you. Join renowned and experienced photographer Johnny Kruger on this marvellous journey!
Our partners in Kenya are known for their commitment to supporting orphanages in the region. Animal welfare, especially for rhinos and sea turtles, also plays a major role. We invite you to get involved with an elephant partnership or donations in kind for the children in the orphanages. Simply contact us directly for more information.
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DAY 1 – Arrival Nairobi
Arrival in Narobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Pick up and transfer to the hotel in Nairobi for an overnight stay before the safari. Overnight at Hotel Tobriana (Bed & Breakfast basis).
DAY 2 – Transfer to the Masai Mara
Arrival JKIA in the morning. Pick up and drive to Rhino Watch Lodge. Rhino Watch Lodge is ideally located in one of the best places to see the Big Five and the endangered rhino in the neighbouring Solio Ranch, Aberdare National Park and Ol Pejeta. Arrive in time for lunch. In the afternoon, drive to Aberdare Country Club Sanctuary for a giraffe walk. Here you will go on a relaxed foot safari among giraffes, gazelles, zebras and antelopes. The ranger will be happy to tell you about the colonial past of the region and the country club.
Overnight stay at Rhino Watch Safari Lodge (tent, full board).
DAY 3 – Solio Rhino Sanctuary
Today you get up early to observe wild animals in the Solio Rhino Sanctuary. Feel the mystical light under the fever acacias and the morning sun. Experience the plains of the ranch as they were 200 years ago with large family groups of white rhino, buffalo, antelope and gazelle. Solio is home to diverse ecosystems ranging from semi-arid bush savannahs to grassy plains and swampy landscapes. Lunch will be picnic boxes. Further game viewing at the ranch.
Return to Rhino Watch Safari Lodge (tent, full board).
DAY 4 – Waterfall & Crater Lake Game Sanctuary
After breakfast, drive into the Great East African Valley to Lake Naivasha. Short stopover at the Magnificent Thompson Falls, a beautiful sight. It is the largest waterfall in Kenya with a height of 74 metres. Later, drive to Crater Lake Game Sanctuary. Arrive at your camp in time for lunch. Afternoon at leisure to relax and enjoy the surroundings. The area is alive with hundreds of bird species. At night, enjoy a night game drive in the sanctuary. If you are lucky, this is a great opportunity to see hippos, spring hares, leopards and a large number of nocturnal species.
Overnight Crater Lake Tented Camp (full board)
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DAY 5 – Lake Naivasha
This morning we rise early for a boat cruise on Lake Naivasha. The boat cruise on Lake Naivasha is an exciting yet relaxing safari experience on the lake. Here we can spot hippos and numerous bird species including the famous kingfisher, fish eagles, herons, jacanas and many more.
We return to camp for lunch. In the afternoon, a guided nature walk is planned for us. You are allowed to explore this protected area on foot. The walk will take you along trails by the lake, to the crater rim or even into the reserve where we can see a number of wild animals at close range. Another night game drive follows in the evening.
Overnight at Crater Lake Tented Camp (full board).
DAY 6 – Boat trip & transfer to Maasai Mara
Another boat trip is scheduled. Then we drive to the world famous Maasai Mara Reserve, home to a large number of bird species and wildlife, the Big 5 with great opportunities for wildlife and bird watching. We arrive in time for lunch. Later we set off on our first game drive in this incredible reserve.
Overnight at Mara Legends Camp. (full board).
DAY 7 – 10 – Maasai Mara Reserve
The next three days are dedicated to discovering the best of the Maasai Mara. Each morning we set off on an early game drive, have breakfast in the bush and then return to camp for lunch. Then game drives again until evening, OR a full day of game drives with lunch in the Mara.
Overnight at Mara Legends Camp. (full board)
*Optional activities in the Mara: Hot air balloon safari and visit to a Maasai village at extra cost
Maasai village at extra cost, please let us know in advance.
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DAY 10 – Departure
After breakfast at the lodge. Transfer to the nearby airstrip for a local scheduled flight to Nairobi (Wilson Apt). On arrival transfer to JKIA Int. airport for your onward flight home.
Insurance certificate, arrival and departure airport transfers, 1 night at Hotel Tobriana (B&B).
One-way flight Mara – Nairobi, shared game drives (3 photographers per vehicle) and park entrance fees, photographic 4X4 Landcruiser driven by an English-speaking driver/guide, Maasai Mara off-road licence, water daily per person and 1 bean bag per person in each vehicle, accommodation with full board as described. We will be happy to try to accommodate special dietary restrictions if requested in good time. A fee may be waived.
Entry visas, international flights and departure taxes, additional meals and visits not specified, tips and gratuities for staff and tour guides, drinks, laundry and all other personal expenses and insurance.
Flights are provided and booked for you by us. This guarantees a smooth schedule on the day of arrival and departure. The earlier we book, the cheaper the flights can be! The international flights will probably be with KLM. You have a total of 12 kg hand baggage and 23 kg checked baggage.
10-day photo safari with J. Krüger – Travel dates & prices
Travel date 2024 : 15.8. – 24.8.2024
for 3-5 persons from € 5,490.00 p.p.
for 6-9 persons from € 4,550.00 p.p.
The prices are per person in a double/twin room.
Single room supplement € 750.00
Flights with KLM via Amsterdam to Nairobi from/to the following airports: Munich, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Hanover, Berlin, Frankfurt, Vienna, Zurich. Other airports on request.
Departures are scheduled for the morning with arrival in Nairobi at 22.00 hrs. The return flight from Nairobi is expected to depart at 11.55 pm. With arrival in the morning of the next day.
Price from/to Germany incl. taxes, fees and luggage from € 849
Price from/to Vienna incl. taxes, fees and luggage from € 749
Price from/to Zurich incl. taxes, fees and luggage from € 899
Baggage: 1 x 23 kg free baggage allowance plus 12 kg hand baggage (our domestic flight in Kenya only has a maximum of 20 kg checked baggage and 12 kg hand baggage!) Please do not use hard-sided suitcases.
We will be happy to make a seat reservation for you on request. This is possible for a fee.
Small but important note: the earlier we book, the cheaper!