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Explore Tanzania the beauty of Tanzania and discover the world-renowned wildlife reserves. Visit the huge plains of the Serengeti, the open grasslands of the Great Rift Valley and the strikingly beautiful Ngorongoro Crater, home to an estimated 30,000 animals.
- 4- & 5-star accommodation
- Flexible - extensions room & flight upgrades available
- Average group size - 8 people (max 16)
- International flights
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- Experienced local tour managers
- 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
- Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
- Porterage at airports
- Guaranteed weekly Saturday departures
- Stay in the 5-star Kirawira Serena Camp, a Small Luxury Hotel of the
- World, located in the renowned western Serengeti corridor
- Three nights in Serengeti National Park in both the central & western areas
- Picnic lunch in the Ngorongoro Crater
- Fly from the Serengeti to Arusha avoiding a long return road journey
- Stay in 4- & 5-star accommodation
- Small group size - average 8 people (max 16)
Day 1: Fly to Arusha via Nairobi
Evening flight from London (regional connections available) to Arusha, via Nairobi, with Kenya Airways.
Day 2: Arusha
Arrive and transfer to the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel for 1 night.
Day 3: Lake Manyara
Drive to Lake Manyara National Park and stay 1 night at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Afternoon safari drive in the park, known for its elusive treeclimbing lions and huge flocks of migratory pink flamingoes.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
Morning safari drive around Lake Manyara then drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. Stay 2 nights at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Descend into the crater for a wildlife drive in a 4x4 vehicle and a picnic lunch.
Day 6: Serengeti National Park (central) via Olduvaigorge
Drive to central Serengeti, stopping en route at the Olduvai gorge, which features the remains of the earliest human beings, discovered in the early 20th century by the Leakeys. Stay 2 nights at Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 7: Serengeti National Park (central)
Morning and afternoon safari drives in Serengeti National Park, known for its cheetahs, leopards, lions and great wildebeest migration.
Day 8: Serengeti National Park (west)
Safari drive to the western Serengeti and stay 1 night at Kirawira Serena Camp.
Day 9: Fly to Arusha
Morning safari drive. Afternoon transfer to the airstrip and fly to Arusha. Day room at the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel.
Day 10: Fly to London via Nairobi
Early morning flight to London via Nairobi with Kenya Airways.
Arusha Serena Hotel Resort & Spa, Arusha
Arusha Serena Hotel Resort is situated only 15km from Arusha and is therefore an ideal start or finish point for any safari. The 46 “rondavel” style thatched huts are clustered together to give the impression of small individual Masai villages. Set in lush botanical gardens overlooking Lake Duluti, wonderful water features complement the indigenous flowers, and birdlife abounds. All huts are en-suite with shower, mosquito nets and a private veranda. The main public area is in an old colonial house, which has been tastefully adapted and the central Fountain Restaurant serves organically grown fresh products. A roof terrace allows guests to enjoy panoramic views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Lake Duluti and Mount Meru. Recreational activities include guided bird watching walks around Lake Duluti, horse riding or traditional dancing on the lawns in the afternoon.
Kirawira Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park
Kirawira is situated on a hilltop that overlooks the vast plains of the Western Serengeti. The building style and furniture have been brought from the Victorian era and the open-sided architecture of public areas keep the guests constantly in touch with nature. The dining room, lounge and bar area are situated in a large tent with raised wood flooring. Accommodation comprises 25 tents each with a sweeping view of the Serengeti plains, an en suite bathroom with shower only facilities, and a private balcony. The tents are also equipped with a dressing table and writing table, a wardrobe, shaver outlet and mirror, his and hers bathroom vanities, a small table and chairs on the viewing deck and hammocks on request. Daily game drives are done on the vast grasslands of the Serengeti where a variety of animals roam, including the big five.
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Lake Manyara
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge is stunningly situated on an escarpment overlooking the Rift Valley and Lake Manyara. The Lodge's unusual circular buildings reflect indigenous building traditions and each comfortably appointed chalet offers spectacular views of the valley below and the abundant birdlife of the region.
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is perched high on the jagged rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Its boulder-built buildings, cloaked in indigenous creepers, hug the crater's edge, linked by timber walkways that skirt the buttressed roots of ancient, liana-hung trees. There are 75 guest rooms all with en suite showers and most have a private terrace. Due to the cool climate in the region, the lounge and dining room are set indoors, with large picture windows providing excellent views of the crater. All the main areas have a log fire, adding greatly to the atmosphere. The hotel's unusual design continues into the restaurant and bar, with prehistoric cave paintings etched into the walls.
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Serengeti National Park
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is set high on a hill with breathtaking vistas of sweeping grasslands and the unspoiled wilderness landscape of the Serengeti plains. The Serengeti is a natural paradise and home to one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth; the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. The lodge is inspired by a traditional African village, separate rondavel “huts” house the luxury guest rooms that have their own view of the vast Serengeti plains. A delightful water feature runs through the main public areas and towards the restaurant, dining and bar area guests are led through open corridors with rich African carving and high roofs. The lodge also has a boutique where curios, clothes and a variety of other items can be purchased.
The Masai Mara is one of the best-known safari areas in Africa. It is extremely rich in wildlife all year round, but especially from July to October when the migration herds are usually in residence. In the Mara river, hippos wallow while crocodiles sunbathe on the riverbanks.
Day 9: Fly to the Masai Mara via Tarime
Transfer to the airstrip and fly from the Serengeti to Tarime in Tanzania. Drive from Tarime to Migori in Kenya, clearing customs en route. Then fly from Migori to the Masai Mara, one of Africa’s greatest parks. Transfer to Sanctuary Olonana for a 3-night stay. Afternoon wildlife drive. (B, L, D)
Days 10-11: Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon safari activities. You may like to book an optional early morning balloon safari. There is also an opportunity to walk with a naturalist and learn about plants, trees, insects and even how to approach animals on foot. After your safari activities, relax by the pool or revitalise at the mini spa. (B, L, D)
Day 12: Fly to Nairobi
Morning wildlife activity. After lunch at camp, transfer to the airstrip and fly to Nairobi. You will be met and transferred to Ole Sereni hotel for a 1-night stay. (B, L)
Day 13: Fly to London
Transfer to the airport and fly to London. (B)
A single supplement is available from £380-£480.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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