2015 expeditions archives

Kenya. Photo Safari

17.07.2015–26.07.2015. Tour finished

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

Kenya. Photo Safari

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.

5.02.2015–17.02.2015. Tour finished

In the extreme north of Japan, in the province of Nagano, where snow covers surface for up to four months in a year, and an average winter temperature is −5 °C sometimes falling to -15 °C, there are warm volcanic mud sources of the Infernal valley Jigokudani, national park which is very well known to the rest of the world. It is here where the famous Japanese macaques (aka “ snow monkeys “) are taking a hot bath, warming themselves up during frosty winter days. The Japanese macaques are the most northern monkeys in the world, the only primates able to cope with subzero temperature. They spend nights in mountains and go down to the valley in the morning to spend the whole day bathing in hot thermal springs. Snow freezes on their heads and when they leave a hot bath being wet, they start to feel the cold even stronger!

We will visit national park of Tsurui to capture delicate dances of the Japanese cranes against the background of snow-covered landscapes. We also visit National park of Shiretoko, east Hokkaido, which is one of the most beautiful corners of Japan’s wildlife Japan, almost untouched by the civilization. We travel here for fish eagles and swans.


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