Upon arrival at the airport in Kilimanjaro (international flights not included) you will be met as you disembark your flight by a local representative. Overnight
Arusha Coffee Lodge- double room.
Arusha Coffee Lodge can be found lying on the gentling rolling foothills that cascade down from the ever-present Mount Meru, in the bustling and vibrant town of Arusha. It is here on the outskirts of this town, hidden amongst one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, that you will find Arusha Coffee Lodge, a perfect haven for relaxation either before or after any African safari.
After breakfast, you will be collected by your driver who will take you to Tarangire River Camp in Tarangire National Park, noted for its Elephant population and spectacular baobabs of every shape creating a beautiful setting. Enjoy a packed picnic lunch followed by an amazing afternoon game drive in the Tarangire National Park. Overnight Tarangire River Camp- Double room.
Today you will depart for Lake Manyara National Park, enjoy a picnic lunch in the vehicle en route to your hotel, the Acacia Farm Lodge and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park. Lake Manyara National Park is known for the flamingos that inhabit the lake. Overnight Acacia Farm Lodge- Double room, breakfast included.
Contrasting with the intimacy of the forest is the grassy floodplain and its expansive views eastward, across the alkaline lake, to the jagged blue volcanic peaks that rise from the endless Maasai Steppes. Large buffalo, wildebeest and zebra herds congregate on these grassy plains, as do giraffes – some so dark in coloration that they appear to be black from a distance.
Today enjoy a game drive in the national park followed by a packed picnic lunch in the vehicle as you head towards the famed Ngorongoro Crater. Descend into the ‘8th Wonder of the World’, a unique biosphere that has remained virtually unchanged since the dawn of time. Enclosed within its towering walls are grasslands, swamps, forests, saltpans, a fresh water lake and a glorious variety of birdlife. Here too are all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo) as well as a large cast of plains game and one of Africa’s densest populations of predators. Overnight Acacia Farm Lodge.
Today you will head to the famed Serengeti National Park! Enjoy a packed picnic lunch followed by a game drive in this natural wonderworld before continuing on to your lodge, Lemala Ewanjan.
Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing.
Lemala Ewanjan is a deluxe camp with 12 beautiful tented suites set within the game-rich Seronera Valley in a secluded part of Central Serengeti. The camp offers breathtaking views of the Serengeti plains and its prolific wildlife and sunsets. The mess tent is beautifully decorated with leather sofas, chandeliers, side cabinets, rugs and chests, and offers a separate bar, sitting and dining area. In the evening, guests gather around the campfire for sunset cocktails before dining under chandeliers or starlit skies.
This morning, embark on a game drive to search for more of these spectacular animals. Overnight Lemala Ewanjan- 1 double occupancy tent.
Enjoy another thrilling game drive in the Serengeti. Overnight Lemala Ewanjan.
DAY 8 Departure
- Transfers as listed
- Internal flight from Seronera to Kilimanjaro as listed, one way
- Ground transfers and game drives as listed
- Accommodations as listed
- Meals as listed, meal plans vary by accommodation
- Shared game drives
- Services of English speaking driver
- Park fees and conservancy fees
- Any other activities not mentioned above
- International airfares and any other airfares not mentioned in program, airport and departure taxes
- All items of personal nature
- Beverages as indicated
- Any other item(s) not listed in our itinerary
- Unforeseen Government tax increment
- Travel insurance- Visa fees
- Incidental tips/gratuities