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Highlights of Tanzania

Tanzania

9 days from $5,995 per person

* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.

1 Night Arusha 2 Nights Tarangire National Park 2 Nights Ngorongoro Conservation Area 3 Nights Serengeti National Park

This safari captures the very best of East Africa. You will explore the rugged landscape of Tarangire National Park, a unique safari backdrop with rolling grasslands, vibrant swamps and forests of enigmatic baobab trees, which according to legend were planted “upside down” for growing too tall and proud. Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater and roam the great plains of the Serengeti in search of the migratory herds of zebra and wildebeest and their territorial predators: lion, leopard and cheetah. 


Highlights

Explore the famed Serengeti plains, the greatest wildlife region of East Africa, in search of migratory herds of zebras and wildebeest and their territorial predators: lion, leopard and cheetah.

Discover the spectacular scenery created by gigantic baobabs silhouetted against the African sky.

Experience the descent into the most unique caldera in the world: Ngorongoro Crater, often called the Eden of Africa.

Enjoy wildlife viewing in Lake Manyara renowned for its seasonal pink flamingos coloring its shores, as for its nimble monkeys and fabled tree climbing lions.

Accommodations

1. Golf Safari House

Tanzania, Arusha

Golf Safari House is a 10 bedroom boutique hotel nestled within a beautiful wildlife crescent, a short buggy ride from Kilimanjaro Golf Club. Blending modern luxury with African coastal style, the rooms provide guests the perfect degree of comfort. All are en suite and offer complimentary Wi-Fi. A central courtyard with a swimming pool and bar offers an area of relaxation. The chefs prepare everything from delicious breakfasts, refreshing lunches, afternoon teas and sundowner cocktails that can be enjoyed around the swimming pool or in the garden. Evening campfires and delightful dinners ensure a great night’s sleep before or after a safari. Dietary requirements can be catered for, if notified in advance. Whether for a short or extended stay, there is plenty to do, and optional activities, range from early morning horse rides, golf on the 18-hole champion golf course, touring a fragrant coffee plantation in Arusha or hiking and canoeing around Kilimanjaro and Lake Duluti.

2. Maramboi Tented Camp

Tanzania, Tarangire National Park

Maramboi Tented Camp is in a 62,000 acre concession set aside for conservation by the local Maasai Community. Close to the shores of Lake Manyara and located in the migratory corridor of Manyara and Tarangire, the camp’s location is extraordinarily rich in wildlife and offers stunning views of the Rift Valley. On clear days even Oldonyo Lengai, a sacred mountain to the Maasai, can be seen. The spacious tents are set on raised decks. Each tent has a private terrace overlooking the Rift Valley. Tent amenities include large beds with mosquito nets, en-suite bathroom, 24 hour electricity, telephone and a charging outlet with 110/220volt for devices. Meals are served in the restaurant located in the center of the camp. After a game drive or nature walk, unwind in the lounge, indulge in some reading or simply relax and enjoy a dip in the swimming pool.

3. Acacia Farm Lodge

Tanzania, Karatu

Acacia Farm Lodge is an eco-friendly country lodge nestled high on the Great Rift’s escarpment with panoramic views of the Karatu farmlands and the nearby Ngorongoro forest area. The spacious air-conditioned chalets include a lounge, en suite bathroom, mosquito net, flat screen TV with satellite channels, international telephone line, hair dryer, digital safe, shower, mini bar, coffee station and Wi-Fi. All the chalets have a private deck, with sweeping views of the farm and the surrounding scenic landscape. There are several interconnected rooms suitable for families with young children and the entire lodge is wheelchair accessible. The main lodge houses the lounge, cozy bar, coffee shop and dining room. Additional services include a curio shop, swimming pool, and a gym. The cuisine is modern African with an international twist using fresh vegetables from the garden.  Same day laundry is available.

4. Lemala Mara Tented Camp

Tanzania, Serengeti National Park

Lemala Mara Tented Camp moves with the seasons to ensure guests enjoy ringside seats to the spectacle of the magnificent wildebeest migration year-round. The camp is within touching distance of the Mara River and yet far enough away to remain discrete and not interrupt wildebeest behavior as they mass along the steep banks. Resident wildlife numbers are exceptionally high, and when the migration starts arriving, the area is turned into a wildlife paradise. The mobile tents are spacious and include all the little luxuries that make them surprisingly comfortable. Each is fitted with two queen size beds, a flush toilet, large safari-style shower, which is filled with hot water by your tent attendant, and outside loungers from which to enjoy early morning teas and coffees and refreshing afternoon gin and tonics. The mess tent with its separate bar, sitting and dining areas is beautifully decorated with leather sofas, side cabinets, rugs and chests. 24 hour electricity is supplied by solar and backup generator. Battery charging facilities are available in the common area.

5. Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp

Tanzania, Serengeti National Park

Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp moves with the seasons to ensure guests enjoy ringside seats to the spectacle of the magnificent wildebeest migration year-round. Perched on the edge of a permanent marsh, in the Ndutu region, the area is characterized by flat grassy plains, and is the ultimate amphitheater for the wildebeest migration. The mobile tents are spacious and include all the little luxuries that make them surprisingly comfortable. Each is fitted with two queen size beds, a flush toilet, large safari-style shower, which is filled with hot water by your tent attendant, and outside loungers from which to enjoy early morning teas and coffees and refreshing afternoon gin and tonics. The mess tent with its separate bar, sitting and dining areas is beautifully decorated with leather sofas, side cabinets, rugs and chests. 24 hour electricity is supplied by solar and backup generator. Battery charging facilities are available in the common area.

6. Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

Tanzania, Serengeti National Park

Lemala Ewanjan is an authentic intimate tented camp set in a secluded part of the game-rich Central Serengeti with uninterrupted views. The camp is renowned for its year-round game viewing due to its abundance of water in the many rivers, as well as for its large populations of resident cats. The en-suite tents are spacious and comfortable, and have an outside deck offering beautiful views over the area. Each tent is fitted with two queen-size beds, a flush toilet, large safari-style shower, running water, wooden storage cabinets and flooring, 24-hour solar lighting and outside loungers from which to enjoy early morning teas and coffees and refreshing afternoon drinks. The mess tent with its separate bar, sitting and dining areas is beautifully decorated with leather sofas, side cabinets, rugs and chests. In the evening, guests can gather inside under the chandeliers or outside around the campfire under starlit skies for sunset cocktails and to share their safari stories.

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Arusha, Tanzania

With a warm welcome upon your arrival, you’ll be transferred to your delightful accommodations in Arusha, northern Tanzania’s safari capital. (D)

Golf Safari House

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Day 2. Arusha / Tarangire National Park

Begin your journey to Tarangire National Park, best known for its large elephant population and the majestic baobab trees that dwarf the animals that feed beneath them. After settling into your safari lodge, grab your camera and meet your expert ranger to set out for a late afternoon game drive. Tonight, you will be immersed in the African safari experience as you dine beneath the stars. (BLD)

Maramboi Tented Camp

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Day 3. Tarangire National Park

Join your expert ranger for morning and afternoon game viewing activities in the Tarangire / Manyara corridor. Tarangire National Park, with its river providing the only permanent water supply during the dry season, supports a great diversity of wildlife — elephants, giraffe, buffalo, lesser kudu, zebra, lion, leopard and cheetah. (BLD)

Maramboi Tented Camp

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Day 4. Tarangire / Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Set out early this morning for Lake Manyara. The seasonal flamingos lining its shore provide the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife. Large herds of elephant roam the park and your ranger will diligently seek out the park’s fabled tree-climbing lions and countless wildlife photo opportunities. Continue on to your lodge for the next two nights, perfectly situated to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Crater. (BLD)

Acacia Farm Lodge

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Day 5. Ngorongoro Crater

Descend some 2,000 feet to explore the crater floor of this extinct, collapsed volcano. You’ll be in awe of the wildlife concentrated here. Zoom in on the elephants wandering along well-worn tracks. Listen for the roaring lion guarding its large pride. Gazelle quietly graze, surrounded by zebra and wildebeest, and you might spot the endangered rhino feeding down by the lake. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to your camp. (BLD)

Acacia Farm Lodge

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Day 6. Ngorongoro / Serengeti National Park

Take a short flight and drive to the great Serengeti — “endless plains” in the Maasai language. While the exact timing is difficult to predict, here is where more than two million wildebeest, half a million Thomson’s gazelle and a quarter-million zebra gather for annual migrations, attracting large predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah and hyena. (BLD)

Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp or Lemala Mara Tented Camp or Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

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Day 7. Serengeti National Park

Depart early in the morning for your first game drive of the day. Collect a gallery of thrilling images as the morning unfolds: a lioness relaxing after her morning hunt; alert elephants carefully guarding their young as they traverse the bush; a startled warthog running with tail erect; ungainly herds of wildebeest grazing alongside zebra. Relax at camp until the day cools down and the animals become more active before setting out for your afternoon game drive. (BLD)

Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp or Lemala Mara Tented Camp or Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

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Day 8. Serengeti National Park

During morning and afternoon game viewing activities, your ranger continues to lead you to the locations where you are able to observe the wildlife quietly and at your leisure. Watch the many species of game grazing in close proximity to your camp as the sun sets over the savanna. (BLD)

Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp or Lemala Mara Tented Camp or Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

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Day 9. Serengeti National Park / Depart

It is time to savor your last morning in Tanzania. After a short flight to Arusha, you’ll enjoy lunch and a place to relax at a day room reserved for your use at a charming lodge. Later tonight, you are transferred to the airport for your onward arrangements. (BL)

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 31, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $6,995
Single Room Supplement From $495
Departure Dates Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $7,295
Single Room Supplement From $1,595
Departure Dates Mar 31, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $6,295
Single Room Supplement From $495
Departure Dates Apr 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $5,995
Single Room Supplement From $295
Departure Dates Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $6,595
Single Room Supplement From $495
Departure Dates Jul 1, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $7,995
Single Room Supplement From $1,195
Departure Dates Oct 1, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $7,195
Single Room Supplement From $1,195
Departure Dates Nov 1, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $6,195
Single Room Supplement From $395
Departure Dates Dec 1, 2020 - Dec 15, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $6,695
Single Room Supplement From $395
Departure Dates Dec 16, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $6,895
Single Room Supplement From $495

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