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Great Rift Valley – $9,575 to $10,950 per person

Day 1
  • Meet our local representative on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arusha Coffee Lodge (± 50 min)
  • You stay at Arusha Coffee Lodge for 1 night
  • Breakfast and dinner included
Arusha Coffee Lodge offers a truly distinctive experience with the opportunity to stay on a working coffee plantation. The lodge is built around the original plantation houses from the early 1900s, and charming shades of that bygone era remain. Here, you’ll not only enjoy the amenities you’d expect from an intimate luxury lodge, you’ll also get to breathe in the scent of freshly roasted beans and get try some of the many tasty blends. The 20 private en-suite chalets, on raised wooden platforms, all feature multi-level bedrooms, a log fireplace, mini-bar, a large balcony with views of Mt. Meru, and even a coffee grinder and percolator to enhance your coffee-estate experience.  In the main lodge, you can enjoy delightful meals at Redds African Grillhouse, which offers a tantalizing array of African specialties as well as traditional Tanzanian cuisine. The warm, cozy atmosphere is perfect for cool evenings, yet there are also campfires outside for those wishing to dine alfresco. Though only minutes from the bustle of Arusha, this 2,100-acre escape is a lush, serene and thoroughly relaxed setting. A swimming pool, garden terrace and a friendly, attentive staff add to the welcoming atmosphere of one of Arusha’s premier luxury lodges.
Day 2
  • Travel overland Tarangire National Park (± 2 hours)
  • You stay at Tarangire Treetops for 2 nights
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
This innovative camp takes the concept of blending luxury with nature to new heights, quite literally. Tarangire Treetops consists of 20 treehouses amidst the marula and baobab trees, providing you with superb vistas of Lake Manyara and the Rift Valley wall. These deluxe aeries are escapes of both reverie and refinement–evoking a giddy recollection of childhood fun while still providing a thoroughly comfortable experience. Each en-suite treehouse has a huge bedroom area, as well as have a private veranda and lounge area. The ‘walls’ are actually flaps that can be rolled up to create the feel of an open tree house, a true immersion in the wilds. The main Lodge curls around a thousand year-old baobab tree, and the dining room and lounge overlook the swimming pool and a waterhole that sees a regular flow of wildlife. The camp is located within the 57,000-acre Tarangire Conservation Area, which is home to species such as buffalo, lion, cheetah, leopard and elephant. In addition to offering day and night game drives, the camp also offers walking safaris, mountain biking and hot air balloon safaris – a breathtaking experience which takes you even higher than your treehouse in order to glimpse the timeless Tarangire plains. Enhance your safari experience by staying “up in the air” with Tarangire Treetops.
Day 4
  • Travel overland to Ngorongoro Crater via Lake Manyara National Park (± 3 hours)
  • You stay at The Manor at Ngorongoro for 2 nights
  • Full day game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Expect an inviting blend of Old World European sophistication and warm East African hospitality at this elegant escape adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ensconced in a grove of trees and verdant gardens in a 1,500 acre coffee estate, The Manor at Ngorongoro features 20 luxurious Cape Dutch-style cottage suites perfectly placed to take advantage of the spectacular views of the surrounding hills. Each has a private veranda and courtyard, not to mention indoor and outdoor fireplaces to create a cozy environment in the evenings. Being so close to the Ngorongoro Crater, the wildlife-rich “Eighth Wonder of the World, you’ll no doubt want to head out on safari; yet when you return there is just as much to keep you entertained at the Manor. You can enjoy playing tennis on the grounds, or perhaps set off on an exhilarating mountain biking or horseback excursion around the estate. Afterward, indulge in a massage and toast the setting sun at the bar or on the outdoor deck. For those wishing to bring the whole family, the two bedroom family cottage is the perfect spot. Amenities such as a personal pool and deck, secluded dining area and home entertainment center make this the ideal escape for the clan.
Day 6
  • Travel overland to Southern Serengeti (± 4 hours)
  • You stay at Serengeti Pioneer Camp for 3 nights
  • 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.
Day 9
  • Travel overland to Northern Serengeti (± 4 hours)
  • You stay at Migration Camp for 3 nights
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
This camp’s name is apt – it is located, after all, right on the main migration route between the Serengeti and the Masai Mara, where nearly 2 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle annually make their way up north. This natural spectacle has taken place since time immemorial, and Migration Camp is the perfect spot to witness this perpetual marvel which unfolds within sight of the camp during the months when the herds pass through this region (July through November). The 20 en-suite tents are expansive and luxuriously furnished, including leather seats and a writing desk as well as a flushing toilet, shower and a twin vanity basin with hot and cold running water. Each has a balcony with two rocking chairs, so that guests can relax and soak in the grandeur of this legendary setting. Game drives here certainly do not disappoint; in addition to the migration, the area is well known as an outstanding place to spy a wide range of mammals including lion, leopard and elephant. The main lodge is built to maximize the visual impact of the rugged landscape, whether you’re chatting about the day’s exploits at the cigar bar, taking a dip in the pool or sipping Serengeti sundowners. And of course, the bush cuisine here is sure to delight your palate with an array of local tastes and some fun venues, including al fresco picnic lunches or barbeques around the campfire.
Day 12
  • Transfer to Lobo Airstrip
  • Shared charter flight from Lobo Airstrip to Kilimanjaro International Airport (± 60 minutes)

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