PHOTO SAFARI. WILDLIFE. BEYOND CIVILIZATION

2011 expeditions archives

Alaska. Haines

22.11.2011–28.11.2011. Tour finished

Alaska. Haines

27.09.2011–10.10.2011. Tour finished


Madagascar. Big journey to the Treasure Island

6.08.2011–24.08.2011. Tour finished

Madagascar. Big journey to the Treasure Island

Kenya

10.07.2011–20.07.2011. Tour finished

Big Migration. Best National Parks of Kenya.
Specialized photo tour

Kenya

From July to September you can become a witness of spectacular show in Kenya, which attracts wildlife photographers from all around the world. Big Migration. More than 1,5 mln animals herbivores accompanied by predators leave dry Serengeti plains and move to green lands of Masai Mara in Kenya. At once you can see more than ten species – antelopes, zebras, giraffes, elephants, hyenas, lions, gazelles, buffaloes. We will see how zebras and antelopes cross Mara river. You will undoubtedly get new understanding of this great survival fight in wild African nature and will carry away wonderful photos - dozen of gigabytes. Adrenaline is guaranteed. We will provide experienced local rangers and guides to get closest access to animals and reach the most distant parts of the par for the best photo opportunities.


Cuba. Flamingo Pink Paradise

22.05.2011–31.05.2011. Tour finished

Cuba. Flamingo Pink Paradise

Every year up to 180 000 pink flamingoes from Northern, South and Central America fly to Cuba to nest snow-white cubs. This is the biggest pink flamingo colony in the world with more than 40 000 nestings. Colors vary from salmon pink to snow white, height of birds up to 1,2 m. Unique ecosystem includes both marine an terrestrial reserves. The most unique photo sessions await!

Las Salinas is the most important WWF reserve at Cuba. More than 900 local plants, 175 species of birds. Many of them are endemic, 31 species of reptiles, including endemic Cuban crocodile which lives only here in Zapata Swamp. During migration more than 60 birds species fly here on the way from North America to South. Las Salinas and Zapata swamps are part of huge bio-reserve of more than 6000 sq kilometers - the biggest Cuban and Carribean reserve.


India

11.03.2011–25.03.2011. Tour finished

India
There are dozens of national park in India. In dozens of them you can occasionally meet a tiger. We invite you to only three parks, but these three parks will provide you the best tiger photography opportunities.

Bandhavgarh: Place for great tiger sighting. Relatively small park. Jeep safaris are known for multiple tiger sighting. Tiger shows on elephant back of 10 minutes duration happens almost every morning. Great place if taking day long elephant safari. Among the other wild attractions include, Nilgai, Chausingha, Chital, Chinkara, Wild Boar and sometimes a Fox or Jackal, 250 species of birds, 22 mammales species.

Kanha: 940 sq. km. One of the most beautiful parks with fantastic bamboo forests. Kipling’s «Jungle book» was read about this place. Kanha boasts of about 22 species of mammals. Some of the inhabitants of this park are the gaur, the largest of the world’s cattle; the sambar,the largest Indian deer; and the chausingha, the only four-horned antelopein the world. Other frequent visitors include the Nilgai antelope, thesloth bear, the dhole, or Indian wild dog, and an occasional panther. Some 200 species of birds inhabit the park, that include the cattle egret, blackibis, hawk eagle, and the red-wattled lapwing. The barasingha is undoubtedly, the jewel of Kanha, and drastic steps have been taken to rescue it from complete extinction.<

Corbett: Park with the highest number of tigers. Exceptional scenery, rare gharials, wild elephants and largest variety of birdlife. The sloth bear, Himalayan black bear, dhole, jackal, yellow throated martem, Himalyan palm civet, Indian greymongoose, common otter, porcupine, clacktaped hare are the other attractionsof this area. These are the chital, the well-known spotted deer, para, kakka, and the barking deer. The goat antelopes are represented by the ghoral. It has over 580 species of birds. Someof these are the greylag, barheaded goose, duck, grepe, snipe, sandpiper,gull and wagtail. The residents include darters, cormorants, egrets, herons, the blacknecked stork and the spurwinged lapwings. Reptiles, which are residents of this area, are the gharial,the rare fish eating, long — nosed crocodile, and a few species of turtlesand tortoises.


 

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