Namibia Wildlife Photography Tour - Iurie Belegurschi

Escape to Namibia on a 4-day photography tour within the Erindi Private Game Reserve! This African country is an unmissable destination for wildlife photography and the reserve is home to some of the continent's most recognised animals, as well as endangered species.

During this workshop, you'll have fantastic opportunities to capture spectacular images of elephants, lions, giraffes, cheetahs, zebras, antelopes, rhinos, leopards, a plethora of bird life and more!

Along the way, you'll explore the remarkable landscapes that make Namibia an absolute delight for landscape photography. This is where indigenous trees meet with vast grasslands across the rugged plains, creating endless opportunities for unique backdrops on which to capture the wildlife.

This photography workshop is a great extension to our 11 Day Namibia Photography Tour, providing a wildlife aspect in addition to landscape photography within the salt pans of Sossusvlei, ancient quiver tree forests and the abandoned mining town of Kolmanskop. Combine the two tours for a unique insight into Namibia that you'll never forget.

Total price: 3200 USD


Dates

21 - 24 March 2020

Guided by Daniel Kordan & Iurie Belegurschi

Available


Itinerary

Day 1 - Windhoek to Erindi

We'll meet together as a group in the morning of day one, after which we'll journey from the capital city Windhoek into the Erindi Private Game Reserve. Once we arrive at the Reserve, we'll check in to our accommodation and have a rest before coming together for lunch.

After lunch, you will receive a presentation on the finer points of wildlife photography. You'll then have the chance to practice your newfound knowledge during our first sunset drive through the Reserve.

Get ready to capture the stunning wildlife in the warm, inviting light of golden hour. You may have the chance to photograph giraffes, zebras, oryx, wildebeest, waterbuck, impala, hyenas, warthog, lions and other animals as they prowl through the Reserve.

Once the sun sets, we'll make our way back to our accommodation for dinner.

In the evening, there is an optional night safari drive that you may take, though there is also the option of staying in for a post-processing masterclass with our guides.

Days 2 - 3: Erindi

The next two days will be spent photographing the wildlife when they are at their most active – during the early hours of the morning and at sunset.

In the afternoons, we will engage in further presentations and post-processing masterclasses, which will be the perfect time for you to preview the photos that you have taken. It is the perfect opportunity for seeking critique and feedback from your guides, in order to improve your skills.

After dinner on each day, we will head out on night safari drives, which will give you the exciting opportunity to photograph nocturnal species as they sneak around in the cover of darkness.

Day 4 - Erindi to Windhoek

This will be our final day of shooting. In the morning, we'll head out for a sunrise safari of the park. Thereafter, we will return to our accommodation for breakfast, then pack our things to begin the journey back to Windhoek.

The drive will take us around 3 hours. On arrival, you will have time to check in to your hotel before we convene again as a group in the evening for a farewell dinner.

If you'll be joining us on our 11-Day Namibia Photography Tour, then you'll be able to meet your group for the next part of the journey, as they will be joining us at the restaurant.


Included:


All Accommodation

All Meals continuing from standard tour and ending with breakfast on the 24th of March

All beverages, except for premium/imported liquor and wine

All permits, park and entry fees

All Transport, fuel and drivers, including transfers to/from airport

Bottled water in cars

All expenses for all guides and drivers

Not Included:


Non-meal time snacks and drinks

Additional Activities like helicopter/balloon flights.

Helicopter flights along the coast will be available in Walvis Bay.

Single room supplement (750 USD)


Cancellation and Refund Policy


If you cancel and the Workshop is otherwise filled, we will refund you the full amount you have paid towards the tuition, minus a $300 service charge. If you cancel and the Workshop does not fill, then you will be refunded according to the following schedule, based on the full fee of the Workshop:

Greater than 60 days from the start date of the Workshop: full refund minus $300 fee.

45 days or more: 75% refund

30 days or more: 50% refund

Less than 30 days: no refund

Refunds will be paid by the same method that the original payment was made. Refunds will be initiated within 72 hours of the time that the request is approved.


Disclaimer


We highly recommend that you get a travel and medical insurance. Your own domestic medical insurance and private health scheme will not cover you whilst you are overseas.

The tour is always dependent on weather, as the weather can be highly unpredictable. Likewise, wildlife sightings depend upon the movements of the animals and cannot be guaranteed.


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