On arrival at Kilimanjaro or Arusha Airport you'll be personally met and escorted by our driver-guide to the stylish Villa Maua in the heart of Tanzania’s safari center where you’ll spend the night. Activities, including swimming, shopping, or visiting the Tanzanite Experience museum are available for those who arrive early.
Drive in comfort to Tarangire National Park and luxurious tented camp set in picture perfect acacia woodland and grassland inside the park. After a relaxing lunch, we’ll enter head off for game viewing in the national park, famous for its giant baobab trees, large herds of elephants, plains game and predators. Tarangire also boasts a large variety of spectacular bird life including endemic species. Dinner and overnight at the Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
After breakfast you’ll embark on a full day’s game drive with picnic lunch, ranging far and wide. Among many aspects of animal behaviour, your Guide will point out the fascinating way elephants have of communicating with subtle interactions. Overnight at the Escarpment Luxury Lodge.
Drive to Lake Manyara National Park, passing through the cool shade of the groundwater forest before reaching the lakeshore. The Park is best known for its tree climbing lions, but you are more likely to encounter elephants, buffalo, primates and astounding bird life. After a picnic lunch you continue game-viewing. Return as the sun sets behind the distant highlands and climb the Great Rift Valley escarpment to Escarpment Luxury Lodge on its edge for a relaxing dinner and overnight.
An early morning ethno-botanical walk including a visit to the local Iraqw tribe. After breakfast, depart for Ngorongoro Conservation Area, ascending to the rim on the descent road of the Crater some 2,000 feet below. Tour the Lerai Forest with its yellow-barked acacias, searching for giant-tusked elephant, rare black rhino and black-maned lion. Ascend the crater rim at dusk through verdant montane forest for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Lions Paw.
Morning game-drives in the Ngorongoro Crater, followed by lunch back at Ngorongoro Serena. In the afternoon you head out to the rolling hills of the Ngorongoro Highlands to meet a Maasai chief, who guides you around the nearby bomas and on an afternoons walk in the surrounding area. In the late afternoon, head back to Ngorongoro Lions Paw for dinner and overnight
In the morning you depart for the Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge to visit the interesting museum at this world-famous archaeological site containing fossils of our early two-million-year-old human ancestors. Continue on a game-drive through the vast Serengeti National Park to the luxurious Serengeti Semetu Camp for lunch. In the afternoon, head out for game drives before returning to camp for dinner and overnight.
Full day game drives in the Serengeti, home to the greatest concentration of large mammals on earth. Non-migratory species include large prides of lions, solitary leopards, cheetah and graceful impala. The landscape is characterised by vast stretches of open plains, punctuated by kopjes, rock formations that have survived from the Pre-Cambrian period, and open woodlands. After a sumptuous dinner, relax by the campfire, under a canopy of stars. Overnight at the Serengeti Semetu Camp
After breakfast, transfer to Seronera airstrip to connect with your return flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival in Zanzibar you will be met and transferred to your beach resort. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight at INDIGO BEACH ZANZIBAR on bed and breakfast.
Days at your disposal for different fun activities and can be spent as busy or as relaxed as you choose. Any activities under-taken are payable direct.
Overnight at INDIGO BEACH ZANZIBAR on bed and breakfast
Full days in Zanzibar Breakfast at your hotel then check out. Depending on your international flight departure time, you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport for your outbound flight.