Arusha Coffee Lodge, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Grumeti River Camp, Klein’s Camp, Serengeti under Canvas. The Palms  in Zanzibar

 

This 11 day fly in safari offers an abundance of birds in Lake Manyara National Park, excellent game-viewing all year round in the Serengeti National Park and magnificent views of Ngorongoro Crater.  Wonderful time in Zanzibar to wash the safari dust off and dangle your feet in the water.

 

Day

Destination

Accommodation                                                           

Board

Activity

1

Arusha                                                    

Arusha Coffee Lodge

HB

Transfers

2-3

Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

FI

A, P, Walks, Trsf

4-5

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge                                                

FI

Transfer, Crater

6-7

Serengeti National Park         

Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp

   FI

A, P, Walks

8-11

Zanzibar

The Palms

FI

Transfer

12

Depart

Transfer

 

Day 1: Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met and transferred to the Arusha Coffee Lodge.

Spend one night at Arusha Coffee Lodge. Accommodation is in a room with an en-suite bathroom.  Your stay is in a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

 

Day 2-3: Lake Manyara

After an early morning breakfast you will be transferred to Arusha Airport where you board your scheduled flight to Manyara Airstrip.  You will be met by a representative from Lake Manyara Tree Lodge for your game-drive transfer of approximately 3 hours to the Lodge.

Lake Manyara National Park offers a wilderness experience in diverse habitats, from its Rift Valley soda lake to dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Apart from a spectacular setting, the park is famous for its unusual tree-climbing lions and the vast elephant herds it was established to protect. The shores of the lake, encrusted with pink flamingo, attract more than 400 species of birds, many of them waterfowl or migrants. Large herds of buffalo, cheetah, Masai giraffe and impala roam the lake shores and the forested valley slopes. A Lake Manyara safari is a fascinating experience as the park also features a ground-water forest; acacia tortillas woodland and hot springs called Maji Moto.

Spend two nights at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge.  Accommodation is in an elegant, stilted tree house, which is cradled in the boughs of mahogany trees.  Your room is built of timber and makuti (palm fronds) and has a spacious sitting area, viewing deck and a lovely en suite bathroom. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, emergency medical evacuation insurance, laundry and daily lodge activities.

Activities include twice-daily game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles.  Night drives are also available at an additional cost.

 

Day 4-5: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast enjoy an early morning game-drive to Manyara Airstrip where you will be met by a representative from Ngorongoro Crater Lodge for your road transfer, 2 hours to the Lodge.

Spend two nights at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Accommodation is in a sumptuous suite steeped in romance reminiscent of a bygone era, with stilted, handcrafted structure adorned in graceful antiques, grand chandeliers and Pan African treasures. Each suite is discreetly tended by a personal butler, who will bring you tea in bed, stoke your fireplace and even draw your bath, ready for your return from your safari and lavish picnic on the Crater floor.

Your stay includes three meals daily, scheduled activities, laundry, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits, park and crater fees.

 

Day 6-7: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip where you board your scheduled flight to Grumeti or Klein's Airstrip.  From the airstrip a short game-drive transfer (10 minutes) will bring you to camp

Spend two nights at Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp.  Accommodation is in a flamboyantly decorated en suite tent, under a makuti (palm frond) canopy - vibrant interiors offer tongue-in cheek surprises and exude the excitement and romance of Africa.

 

Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, emergency medical evacuation insurance, laundry and daily lodge activities.

 

Activities include twice-daily game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles, in the Serengeti National Park, with sunrise and sunset stops.

 

Alternatively

Spend two nights at Klein's Camp.  Accommodation is in an intimate cottage made of local stone and makuti (palm frond) with a lovely en suite bathroom.  Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, emergency medical evacuation insurance, laundry and daily lodge activities.

 

Activities include twice-daily game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles, night drives on the camp's private concession and guided walks along the quartzite hills (or in the game-rich valley) that ends with  a sun downer stop on the crest of a hill.

 

Alternatively

Spend two nights at Serengeti Under Canvas.  Accommodation is in a luxurious Bedouin-style tent, complete with a lovely en suite bathroom with an outdoor bucket shower. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, emergency medical evacuation insurance, laundry and daily activities.

Activities include twice-daily game-drives in semi-open 4x4 safari vehicles with guaranteed window seats and uninterrupted views.

 

Day 8-11: Zanzibar

Enjoy an early morning game-drive and breakfast before your transfer to the airstrip your scheduled flight to Zanzibar Airport.  Upon arrival you will be met and transferred by road to the Palms.

Spend 4 nights at The Palms in a villa with en-suite bathroom. Your stay includes three meals daily, afternoon tea, water, soft drinks, juices, tea & coffee, house wine, beer and a selection of in-house spirits.

 

Day 12: Depart

After breakfast you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport.
 

 

Price per person from $9,996.00

 

     Rates include:

Twin accommodation

Meals as specified in the itinerary

Scheduled road and light aircraft transfers as specified in the itinerary

Waterborne/game viewing activities as offered by the lodges/camps

Local brand drinks (premium brands to own account)

Emergency medical evacuation insurance

Domestic departure tax,  from Arusha Airport and Manyara Airstrip

11 Days Tanzania Fly Safaris Adventures