This is a sixteen day luxury adventure that goes deep into Wildlife in Tanzania, away from the usual tourist traps. During the safari you will visit many of the major National Parks culminating on the exotic Spice Island of Zanzibar where you will enjoy the fantastic tropical beaches, visit the historic Stone Town markets and ancient buildings. You spend your nights in fantastic Loges whilst on safari and luxurious Beach Resorts in Zanzibar. Contact us for more details about this Safari package.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport where you will be met by our representative, and transferred to Mt. Village Lodge. The Mountain Village Lodge is situated on a coffee plantation with views of Mt. Meru and Kilimanjaro. Your accommodation will be in one of the charming stone cottages sat amidst beautiful gardens overlooking Lake Duluti. Overnight at Mt. Village Lodge. Dinner included.
After breakfast, you will depart by road to your private tented camp, situated at the boundary of Tarangire National Park., which is Tanzania’s third largest national park, and is known for it’s majestic baobab trees that dot the landscape, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. The park supports a great diversity of wildlife, especially during the dry season of July to Novmeber, when the Tarangire River provides the only permanent water supply in the area. During this season wildlife, including up to 6.000 elephants concentrate along the river. Overnight at Tarangire Treetops / Tarangire Maramboi Lodge. All meals included.
After breakfast you’ll drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park. This beautiful park with it’s lush vegetation and tropical forests of giant fig and mahogany trees, takes its name from the Maasai word for “euphorbia tirucalli”, a bush which is used to make a thorny hedge to protect their cattle. Elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and a variety of antelope inhabit the park as well as a variety of monkeys and a large population of hippo’s. If you are lucky you may see the Manyara lions, well known for their tree climbing habits, lazily resting on the branches of an “Acacia tortilis” tree. The birdlife is also abundant, with flamingoes, pelicans, hornbills and plenty of forest species. Overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House / Tloma Lodge. All meals included.
The crater floor is a virtual “Noah’s Ark”, inhabited by almost every species of wildlife indigenous to East Africa including the black named lion and the endangered black rhino. The crater contains a river, several swamps, a soda lake – complete with flamingoes, a forest and open plains. With a picnic lunch you will descend the crater walls and spend the afternoon and early evening wildlife viewing on the crater floor , returning to your lodge in time for a sundowner on the verandah.
Your lodging for the next two nights will be at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. Perched on the edge of the crater, this beautiful lodge affords panoramic views of the crater floor. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge / Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/ Ngorongoro Manor Lodge. All meals included.