Private road transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Lake Duluti Lodge
Stay at Lake Duluti Lodge for 1 night
Dinner and breakfast included
Lake Duluti Lodge comprises of 18 spacious contemporary African styled romantic “kibandas” (chalets) ideally positioned for maximum privacy and view inside a thirty acre active coffee farm on the outskirts of Arusha. Each has a private deck with an amazing view of the ancient indigenous trees found on the farm. The lodge prides itself on its finest cuisine, first class exclusivity, five star personalized excellent services, top class amenities and the eco-friendly architecture and operations. Meals are enjoyed in the main dining area, on the deck, and around the swimming pool gardens. Light meals are also served at the lakeshore lounge. The lodge has golf carts to shuttle the guests within the lodge area as the rooms are well spread around. Each room has a king size double, a mosquito net, a mini bar, coffee station, plasma flat screen TV with satellite channels, intercom and international telephone line, internet connection, hair dryer, digital safe, private toilet, walk through shower and a free standing bathtub.
Private transfer to Arusha Airport
Shared scheduled flight to Kuro 8:00am – 8:25am
Transfer to Chem Chem via game drive in Tarangire National Park (± 5 hours)
Stay at Chem Chem Lodge for 3 nights
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Owner run and managed by Fabia Bausch & Nicolas Negre, Chem Chem Lodge exudes simple elegance. Lying in a 4,000ha private wildlife concession between Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks this stunning lodge’s central focus is on relaxation and letting the wildlife come to you at the same time as assisting the surrounding communities in protecting their wildlife and supporting their educational system through LivewildLife. With experiences on offer within the concession such as walking safaris, tracking, picnics, visiting Maasai villages, and dining under the stars as well as 4×4 daytime and evening game drives, Chem Chem’s enviable remote location enables guests to experience a highly personalized safari experience. Outside of the concession Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks are a short drive away and offer a rich diversity of wildlife and scenery. The eight beautifully stylish and secluded tented suites have been designed to reflect the ethos of the camp, evoking the spirit of vintage safari. With each tented suite situated at least 80 meters apart from each other, you are ensured total privacy each with a stunning lake view. A pool is hidden beneath the trees to cool off from the midday sun, and the Amani Spa offers the ultimate in relaxation.
Transfer to Manyara Airstrip (± 90 minutes)
Transfer to Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge (± 60 minutes)
Stay at Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge for 2 nights
Day 6 – Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included
Set in 50 acres of virgin forest in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape, the Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge all suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Game Reserve Gate and 20 minutes’ drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater that is said to have the densest concentration of wildlife in Africa. This all inclusive property features 20 spacious private log cabins with fire place, a restaurant, a bar and conference facilities. Indulge in moments of relaxation at the swimming pool or at the Mvua African Rain Spa after a full-day game drive. The twenty individual luxury suites feature open fire places in the bedroom and living room and large private viewing terraces with sofa and dining area. Each room features a comfortable living room with large private viewing terrace, armchairs, sofa bed and coffee table, in the bedroom a king size canopy bed with fine linens, a spacious, en-suite bathroom with solar water heating, large shower and double hand wash basins. Game drives through the Ngorongoro Crater begin early in the morning. The descent into the crater is one of scenic beauty, as you make your way through lush forests, home to numerous elephants and buffalo. As you reach the inside of the Ngorongoro Crater, your ranger will take you across the grassy crater floor, through the unbelievable fever tree forest, along the banks of Lake Magadi and the surrounding marshes. Lunch is served picnic style, surrounded by the natural wonders around you as well as the exceptional wildlife, roaming freely, with which you share this extraordinary paradise.
Transfer to Manyara Airstrip
Shared scheduled flight to Seronera 8:35am
Stay at Serengeti Pioneer Camp for 4 nights (Jan – Mar)
Stay at Lamai Serengeti Camp for 4 nights (Jun – Dec)
Twice daily scheduled activities included
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Serengeti Pioneer Camp is ideally situated to offer superlative access to the annual migration and the ‘Big 5’ with sweeping views overlooking Moru Kopjes, Lake Magadi and the endless plains. Comprising of ten-tented accommodations, all of which have en-suite facilities including a flushing toilet, vanity basin, and showers, the tent interiors are designed to evoke the very best of an era long-gone but certainly not forgotten. A dining tent hosts the Camp’s guests for both breakfast and dinner, whilst luncheons are taken either in the Camp or in the bush during what will no doubt be yet another enthralling day in the Serengeti. Serengeti Pioneer Camp captures the original essence of the mobile African safari, engendering nostalgic wonderment whilst unlocking the adventurous spirit within all of us. The unique combination of both Serengeti Pioneer Camp and the award-winning Serengeti Migration Camp, the latter of which is located close to the Grumeti river in the north of the National Park, guarantees exemplary and unfettered access to the Serengeti’s wildlife, and in turn exceptional game viewing all year round.
OR Lamai Serengeti Camp is set high up in the beautiful Kogakuria Kopjes, with views out towards the Mara River Valley in the far north of the Serengeti National Park, just south of the border with Kenya. The lodge, which has a total of just 12 rooms, but divided into two entirely separate camps – the Main Camp and the smaller Lamai Private Camp, Each room site has been carefully thought out to take maximum advantage of the view, and be virtually invisible from outside. They are beautifully designed with a clever blend of canvas, plaster and natural poles. Both camps have a natural rock swimming pool to keep everyone cool on a steamy day, a library and map room. There is a fantasy bar area with cosy nooks hidden within the rocks, fabulous food, perfectly chilled wine, outdoor showers and roomy verandas with sofas to sink into.
Transfer to Seronera airstrip (± 90 minutes)
Shared scheduled flight to Arusha Airport arriving at 12:20pm
Transfer Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (± 60 minutes)
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