Sergio Pitamitz:

Award-winning photographer and journalist Sergio Pitamitz has French and Italian double citizenship. He is a National Geographic Creative contract photographer. He covers nature, conservation and wildlife stories. On assignments he has traveled in more than 80 countries in all the seven continents, from Americas to Australia, from Arctic to Antarctica, from Africa to Asia and Middle East. He is a contributor of the Italian edition of National Geographic Magazine and his images and stories has appeared in hundreds of publications including BBC Wildlife, Terre Sauvage, Oasis, Africa Geographic, Geo, The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Figaro Magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, National Geographic website, as well as other National Geographic publications. His first book, Wild Africa – with a conservation foreword by acclaimed National Geographic photojournalist Steve Winter and introduction by worldwide famous fashion photographer Giovanni Gastel – has been launched in 2016 at the International Nature Photography Festival of Montier-en-Der in France.
He is involved in conservation raising funds for the National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative through lectures and with the traveling exhibition Wild Africa that showcases a selection of the best images of the book.
He has received recognitions in many international photography contests such as Nature’s Best, National Wildlife, Oasis and Audubon. He won the NPPA – National Press Photography Association “Best of Photojournalism 2016 – Environmental Category”.
His photography is represented by National Geographic Creative
and Getty Images.
When he is not on assignment, Sergio leads photo tours in the Polar regions, in Africa and in the habitats of the big cats.

22nd of January: Arusha Kilimanjaro

Arrival in Arusha in the afternoon at the international Airport of Kilimanjaro: you will be asked USD 50,00 to pay for your visa; At the airport you will be met by our representative and you will be transferred to the hotel for accommodation and dinner.
Overnight stay and breakfast
Villa Luna Retreat or similare
Half board

23rd of January: Arusha – Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Ngorongoro Crater)

Breakfast at the lodge, you will begin your day on a comfortable 4WD, and hit the road destination Serengeti National Park; passing through Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the road to the Serengeti is arid and wild and dotted with Masaai Villages in a very interesting landscape. Depending on the time, you will stop at Olduvai Gorge for a short visit to the little museum. The exhibits at the Olduvai Gorge Museum are centred around the paleoanthropological research and artefacts that has come from the surrounding area. Entrance the Serengeti from Naabi Hill Gate; Not far from here you will stop close to a group of Kopjes, it is possible to climb on top of a hill and enjoy the incredible landscape on the Serengeti plains.
The Serengeti is what the Maasai call “the endless plain” and is probably the most beautiful safari you will experience in Tanzania. Picnic in one of the most fascinating African landscapes. After lunch you will continue your safari towards the tented camp, once you get there you will enjoy a bit of relaxing time before dinner at the tented restaurant.
Baobab Camp or similar
Full board (picnic lunch)

24th of January: Serengeti National Park

Full day game drive in the park with pic-nic lunch. Return at the lodge around 6 p.m. for dinner and relax.
Baobab Camp or similar
Full board (picnic lunch)

25th of January: Serengeti National Park – Ndutu Plains (migration route)

After breakfast at the camp, todays journey will take you to one of the most fascinating routes, the Ndutu Plains, Febraury is the calving season, thousands of wildebeests reach this area of short and nutrient grass to give birth, and obviously the area is plenty of predators.
The Serengeti extent for about 14.763 sq/km, it’s the biggest park of the country; This park hosts the biggest mammal migration in Africa moving each year around 2 million wildebeests, 1 million zebras, impala, gazelles for 800km. They migrate throughout the year, constantly seeking fresh gazing and better quality water. The Grummet and Mara rivers are the hardest points of the migrating movement, each animal driven by the same ancient rhythm, fulfilling its instinctive role on the inescapable cycle of life: a three week bout of territorial conquests and mating; survival of the fittest as 40km long columns plunge through crocodiles infested waters and hiding lions waiting for one wrong move. The precise timing of the Serengeti wildebeest migration is entirely dependent upon the rainfall patterns each year. The best time of the year is between November and July/ August with particular intensity between January and February, when the female wildebeests stops in The Ndutu Plains to give birth to their babies.
The wildebeest migration continues moving northwards during the dry season from July/August till October showing the last part of the migration.
Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably, the most scintillating game viewing in Africa;
Heritage Migration Camp or similar
Full board (picnic lunch)

26th/28th of January: Ndutu Plains

These days will be spent game viewing, in Ndutu area is even possible do off road safari, to get really close by the amazing wild-life of this area.
Heritage Migration Camp or similar
Full board (picnic lunch)

29th of January: Ndutu Plains- Arusha

After breakfast, drive to Arusha, pic-nic lunch.Transfer to JRO for your outbound flight.

RATES PER PERSON January 2022*:

MAXIMUM 2 VEHICLES* (min 3, max 4 guests per vehicle)



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The above rates include:

  • Accommodation and meals as specified in the above itinerary;
  • All game drives as per itinerary;
  • Airport transfers;
  • Park entrance fee (Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Conservation Area);
  • Private transport in 1×7 Seater 4×4 vehicle with pop up roof and big opened windows;
  • 1 litre of mineral water, coffee an tea available on board your vehicle;
  • English speaking driver/ guide;
  • Amref Emergency evacuation cover;

The above rates exclude:

  • International flights;
  • Entry visa;
  • Travel and personal accident insurance;
  • All drinks at the camps/ lodges;
  • All items of personal nature;
  • Gratuities and tipping;
  • Laundry;
8 days - 7 nights
from Eur 4220
Intercontinental flights excluded? In alcuni viaggi il costo del volo è escluso.
Questo perché alcune destinazioni offrono tariffe molto variabili e offerte speciali in alcuni periodi dell’anno. Preferiamo pertanto offrire la tariffa più competitiva disponibile in fase di richiesta informazioni.
Ognuno potrà valutare la soluzione più adatta alle proprie esigenze.
Photo Expedition with Sergio Pitamitz National Geographic Image Collection
Accommodation: Lodge, Tented Camp
You will travel by: Vehicle 4x4

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  • Tipo di pernottamento: Lodge, Tented Camp
  • Spostamenti: Vehicle 4x4
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    Photo Expedition with Sergio Pitamitz National Geographic Image Collection

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