Tanzania’s Treasures

$9170-$13650/per person

Overview

This 9 day itinerary features several of Tanzania’s most spectacular treasures. Enjoy this exceptional adventure through the country's most scenic landscapes and richest wildlife areas. Small yet incredibly picturesque and diverse, Lake Manyara offers a variety of landscapes, from its flat soda lake to its dense forests and the craggy cliffs of the Rift Valley escarpment. One of Africa’s most famous safari destinations, lose your heart among the vast plains of the Serengeti, where horizons know no end and a fascinating variety of wildlife makes its home. Your 'under canvas' accommodations allow you to be situated in the most advantageous area to view the annual Great Migration. A landscape like no other on earth, the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater offers infinite views over a beautiful natural haven where exceptional wildlife encounters lie around every corner. No set departure dates, and flexible routing -- so feel free to add another night in the Serengeti or even in Arusha to rest from the long flight! Ask us about adding a hot-air balloon adventure, or a few extra days at the beach to wash off the safari dust before returning home.

DAY
1

At A Glance

  • Meet our local representative on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Transfer to Legendary Lodge (± 60 minutes)
  • Stay at Legendary Lodge in a Deluxe Room for 1 night
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Local Brand Drinks included

Legendary Lodge

Itinerary Details

Legendary Lodge is located at the foothills of Mount Meru, on the outskirts of the bustling town of Arusha and is the gateway to the Northern Safari Circuit of Tanzania. This classic haven boasts lush tropical gardens and is surrounded by a working coffee farm. The peaceful cottages are the perfect place to prepare for or reflect on your safari.
Featuring intimate living, king size beds with mosquito nets and all the comforts of a modern home, including satellite television, direct dial telephone, broadband internet and a private bar. Guests can indulge in gourmet meals including a full English breakfast, delicious lunches and romantic candle-lit dinners, served with a selection of fine wines.
Optional activities offered are a savoury coffee tour, shopping at the nearby Cultural Heritage Centre or an excursion to Arusha, Tarangire and Manyara National Parks or other nearby attractions. Legendary Spa offers a full range of professional services. After a long flight, ease your body into African time with a relaxing massage or reflexology treatment. After your safari, rehydrate your skin with a personalised face or body treatment.

DAY
2-3

At A Glance

  • Transfer to Arusha Airport (± 15 minutes)
  • Shared charter flight to Manyara Airstrip (± 30 minutes)
  • Game drive to Lake Manyara Tree Lodge (± 3 hours)
  • Stay at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge in a Luxury Tent for 2 nights
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities included
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Local Brand Drinks included

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Itinerary Details

Situated in Tanzania’s central-northern region with the Lake Manyara on its east and the Manyara Escarpment to its west, the Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats supporting an array of wildlife. Set in a mahogany forest, andBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is the only permanent lodge in the Tanzania’s Lake Manyara National Park. Ten stilted treehouse suites, crafted from local timber and makuti palm fronds, offer privacy and exclusivity in cool, leafy surroundings. Each treehouse suite features generous decks suspended above the forest floor and large windows invite the lush forest inside. While the bedrooms are fitted with contemporary furnishing and billowing mosquito nets, the bathrooms feature freestanding baths and an outdoor shower. A central interactive kitchen allows guests to observe the preparation of delicious dishes that are enjoyed in the theatrical boma or on the open dining decks, with spectacular forest views. Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is the only permanent lodge set in the remote southern region of the reserve.Each morning and afternoon you will set off in the company of your guide and tracker team in an open 4×4 safari vehicle. Your guide will help you explore the many diverse habitats of the park, stopping on the lake shore to admire the different bird species and look for pink flamingo.

DAY
4-5

At A Glance

  • Transfer to Manyara Airstrip (± 3 hours)
  • Shared charter flight to a Serengeti Airstrip (± 1 hour)
  • Transfer to andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas (± 1 hour)
  • Stay at andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas in a Luxury Tent for 3 nights
  • Twice daily scheduled game activities included
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Local Brand Drinks included

Serengeti Under Canvas

Itinerary Details

The vast, rolling savannah of the Northern Serengeti, is known as the hub of the great migration. The landscape is characterised by vast stretches of savannah interspersed with acacia trees and riverine woodlands. Wildlife can be seen along the banks of the Mara River and visitors can view the annual spectacle of the half a million migrating wildebeest.Set in Tanzania’s magnificent Serengeti National Park, the luxurious tented Serengeti Under Canvas camp moves around the park year-round, attempting to anticipate the movements of the Great Migration. The mobile camp is entirely intimate and exclusive, featuring spacious safari tents, each with a double bed, ensuite bathroom and separate w.c, as well as his and hers al fresco bucket showers. Redolent of classic safari style, custom-made Indian rugs, crisp linens, sparkling crystal and polished brass lend flair to the simplicity of camping. Game drives are tailored to suit your preference, with a choice between shorter, twice-daily drives or one long all-day game drive with a stop for a picnic lunch. As you may be spending most of the day on the move, our safari vehicles are closed, with roll-down canvas windows and pop-top roofs.

DAY
6-8

At A Glance

  • Transfer to a Serengeti Airstrip (± 1 hour)
  • Shared charter flight to Manyara Airstrip (± 1 hour)
  • Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge (± 1 hour)
  • Stay at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge in a Suite for 2 nights
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Local Brand Drinks included

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Itinerary Details

Perched on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater,Ngorongoro Crater Lodge comprises three separate camps totaling just 30 suites. Each stilted, handcrafted mud and thatch suite is adorned with antiques, chandeliers and elegant African treasures and floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the magnificent Crater below. Ensuite bathrooms feature spacious showers and chandelier-lit bathtubs. A personal butler discretely caters for each guest’s every need, bringing tea in bed, stoking fireplaces and drawing luxurious bubble baths. Frequently described as Maasai meets Versailles, each camp has its own guest sitting and dining areas, as well as viewing decks. During your stay, you enjoy either a morning or afternoon game drive to the Crater floor. You will descend into the crater through a lush highland forest, with magnificent birdlife to be spotted among the different tree species. Once on the grassy crater floor, you may discover a large variety of grazing herbivores, as well as the predators that are attracted by this abundant supply of prey.

DAY
9

At A Glance

Transfer to Serengeti Airstrip
Shared charter flight Serengeti – Kilimanjaro International Airport (± 60 minutes)

Itinerary Details

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