Written on: June 09, 2014
I visited in February 2014
We researched the web thoroughly before booking this trip with Bill Cowger. We wanted a small group, one full row of seats per client, good lodging, good food and a photo-oriented experience.
We got all of that and then some! There were 7 clients, Bill Cowger himself plus two guides-drivers.
Accommodations are in 4-5 star hotels and in luxurious canvas tents. We loved the tents for their proximity to the wildlife, the gravity-fed showers, happy hour by the campfire and dinner under the stars. Truly the highlight of this trip!
The guides are very polite and well mannered, their knowledge of the fauna and flora of their country is encyclopedic. They are very attentive to the needs of photographers and to position the Land Rovers in the best possible light. The vehicles were washed and cleaned every night and the cooler was always kept full of cold water, juices and beer.
The scenery, the sunrises and sunsets are a photographer's delight but the animals will steal the show. It is hard to imagine coming so close to lions, cheetahs, elephants and thousands of zebras, wildebeests and beautiful colourful birds of every size and shape. You have to be there to believe.
Bill Cowger' safaris are top notch. Bill himself is with the group from beginning to end always ready to offer a crash course on camera settings or to oversee every detail of his very well run operation.
Any regrets about booking with Bill Cowger? NONE
Would you go back with Bill Cowger? As a matter of fact, we are booked again for September 2015.
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