9 Day Fly-in safari

Tanzania Authentic Luxury

Safari Includes

  • TBA

Safari Excludes

  • TBA

Itinerary

Contact us for your safari quote

About This Safari

 

Gallery

Itinerary

ARRIVAL IN ARUSHA 

Arrival at Kilimanjaro airport

After clearing immigration formalities guest will be met and transferred to Amani Masaai Lodge.

Built and run by the Maasai, the Original Maasai Lodge offers nature, culture and relaxation with a view of Mount Kilimanjaro. Get to know the Maasai through stories around the campfire, throwing a javelin or doing traditional dances. The pool, massage rooms, sauna and relaxation areas provide relaxation. With a total of 14 bungalows, we guarantee exclusivity, individuality and authenticity.

There are 14 earth houses to choose from, which are in different places in a replica Masai village. Each bungalow is powered by solar energy and offers European standard, with toilet and shower with hot water. Every day you can watch the sunrise behind the Kilimanjaro on the terrace, in the midst of African nature. International and traditional Swahili dishes are refined with home-grown herbs and served in the restaurant. Free activities such as javelin throwing, dancing, nature walks or talking around the campfire enable interaction with the Maasai. To relax, a relaxation area, a massage room as well as a pool and sauna are available. Experience Tanzania up close in the middle of the Maasai, and the endless expanse of the African steppe all around offer a unique experience.

 

MANYARA     

Morning authentic Maasai activities all while having a great view of Kilimanjaro.

 

Afternoon depart for Manyara. Game drive into Manyara National Park to arrive in the Camp in the later afternoon.  Overnight at Manyara Green Camp

Lake Manyara National Park is known for its tree-climbing lions, hippo pools and thousands of flamingos which give the lake a hazy pink tint. Here you can spot fish eagles, elephants, giraffes and the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world. We feel that Lake Manyara Green Camp the best location within this park.

Non-stop safari experience

This comfortable camp offers you a non-stop safari experience. It is located on the banks of the Endabash River in the south of the park, at the bottom of a huge waterfall, right in the heart of nature. From the rocks you have a beautiful view over the park down to the lake. The pools in the rocks provide the perfect retrieve for a cool (safe) swim on hot African afternoons.

View wildife coming to the river to drink
The most impressive feature of this camp is definitely the wildlife coming to the river to drink. Some parts of the year, this river is the only source of water for miles around, attracting thousands of animals. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and thrilling visitors like elephants and buffaloes.

Stylish safari camp
Our camp comprises 8 square en-suite eco tents on raised platforms. Each tent can be set up as double, twin or triple for families (note we are developing a special family tent unit with a shared connected walkway for 2019). With cosy beds, stylish interiors and deck to relax on, each tent has been cleverly designed to offer the greatest comfort with minimum impact to the environment. Simple luxuries, comfortable beds, crisp linens, low flush toilets and classic bush showers ensure you can relax and wind down after a full day enjoying the wildlife. Our stylish central mess tent has lounge chairs and a small library so you can relax in complete comfort during the day. You can check the exact location of the camp on Google Maps.

Delicious cuisine
All meals are prepared by a chef in a camp kitchen. Served by waiters as either plated of buffet, depending on the menu of the day. All meals are 3-course, well prepared home cooking. The camp has shared dining, however we are more than happy to set up private dining on request.

Eco friendly camps
All our Green Camps operate in the most environmentally sustainable manner. We use low impact energy creation wherever we can, minimize waste in the camp by preparing part of the meals in Arusha. We are plastic free as much as possible, use solar powered light, recycle and loads more.

MANYARA 

Morning walk on the Manyara Lake Shores, various game drive options and another night in this stunning camp.

  • Ecosystem here is very different to other areas you will visit – with the rainforest on the escarpment slopes and Lake Manyara – salt lake on the edge. Amazing birdlife, and if you are lucky – you may still get the thousands of Flamingo on the lake – spectacular sight.  Amazing elephant sightings, lions, leopards and giraffe that often lie down resting on the lake shore…

MANYARA – NGORONGORO CRATER

Game drive out of Manyara, enjoy a local village walk/ bike ride in Mto Wa Mbu Village and ending in a local lunch.

Visit Mto Wa Mbu village for a great cultural experience with an experienced, English speaking guide who grew up in the village. Visit local farms, schools, a kindergarten, local homes, the market and milling machines. We can include a local lunch for your guests that are served in a lovely banana plantation deep inside Mto Wa Mbu village.

Mid afternoon transfer to the rim of the Crater. Overnight in Sanctuary Crater Camp.

Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp is located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area – situated in the Ngorongoro Crater rim valley, close to the access road into the crater, giving guests unrivaled access to the crater floor.
Ngorongoro is home to a large assortment of animals including zebra, buffalo, warthog, wildebeest, hippo and elephants; and an amazing population of predators – lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the elusive leopard

The camp offers ten classic safari tents – each with its own en-suite bathroom. The tents also feature hairdryers and plug points and a small sitting area in front of each of the tents where early morning coffee and biscuits can be enjoyed before starting the day of incredible game viewing. The main common areas include a dining area, bar area and lounge area as well as comfortable sofas placed in specially-selected locations around the camp.

NGORONGORO CRATER   

Full day inside the Crater and overnight back in Sanctuary Crater Camp.

The Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, once a gigantic volcano, is the largest intact caldera in the world. Some maintain that before it erupted, it would have been higher than Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa.

Today, long since having collapsed and eroded, it is an extensive highland area with the famous 600 m deep Ngorongoro Crater as its focal point. Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth.

NGORONGORO – SERENGETI

  • Transfer to Manyara and flight from Manyara to Kogatende. Pick up and game drive to the Kogatende Green Camp.
  • Overnight at Kogatende Wayo Green Gamp. It is located just south of the Mara River in the northern Serengeti, an area that’s famous for the dramatic river crossings of the Great Migration
  • Serengeti is Africa’s most famous park. The variety and abundance of wildlife you see here is unmatched anywhere else in Africa, it’s home to the Big Five and annual wildebeest migration.
Witness Mara River crossings

Kogatende camp is located on the edge of the Northern Serengeti Wilderness zone, approximately 20 minutes from the Mara River. A fabulous location to spot herds of wildebeest crossing the river. Still it is far enough out of the mainstream traffic to enable remote game viewing. Many of our walking safaris start from this camp.

Stylish safari camp
Similar to our Manyara Green Camp our Serengeti Green Camp comprises 10 square en-suite tents. Each tent can be set up as double, twin or triple for families with cosy beds, stylish interiors and outdoor seating to relax on, each tent has been cleverly designed to offer the greatest comfort with minimum impact to the environment. Simple luxuries comfy beds, crisp linens, and classic bucket bush showers ensure you can relax and wind down after a full day enjoying the wildlife. Our stylish central mess tent has lounge chairs and a small library so you can relax in complete comfort during the day.

Delicious cuisine
Our meals are simply done with delicious home cooked 3 course suppers cooked on the open fires served to your table under the stars. Meals are usually taken in a sociable communal style. Private dining areas with fireplace and butler can be set up for a special occasion.

Eco friendly
All our Green Camps operate in the most environmentally sustainable manner. We use low impact energy creation wherever we can, minimize waste in the camp by preparing part of the meals in Arusha. We are plastic free as much as possible, use solar powered light, recycle and loads more.

SERENGETI 

Full days in the Northern Serengeti with options of game drives to the migration and or easy walking safaris in the Serengeti with trained guides.

Feel, hear and smell Tanzania  …

Imagine, you walk on the same path as the elephants and other wildlife, you feel the wind through you hair, hear a lion roar in the distance and smell the bush and wildlife. Your senses awaken, as you become part of your environment and the wilderness becomes more real.

Wildlife up close and personal  ….

While animals will generally ignore you in a vehicle, they see you as another type of animal when you are on foot. Getting up close and personal with wildlife is definitely a rush of excitementWalking is also a great way to appreciate the smaller wildlife, which can’t be so easily seen from a vehicle.

Access remote areas on foot….

On foot you can walk into remote areas and reach places that a safari car can’t. Once on foot, you are not constrained by roads and can go almost anywhere you like. Away from the crowds, off the beaten track. It offers you a freedom incomparable to any game drive safari.

Game drives in Serengeti – at your pace- as long or as short as you would like to venture out. Guides are exceptional – really the best in East Africa and will show you their world in the beautiful Serengeti
Explore the Northern Serengeti with our fabulous and very experienced guides. Game drives allow you to get closer to the big game and cover greater distances so that you can explore further afield in this beautiful part of the Serengeti.

SERENGETI DEPARTURE 

Game drive to the Kogatende airstrip and flight from Kogatende to Arusha. Pick up and transfer to Rivertrees Country Inn for a day room and later afternoon transfer to JRO for departure.

 Rivertrees Country Inn is a small-scale lodge between Arusha town and Kilimanjaro airport. Very charming and the setting is beautiful: in a big garden with swimming pool and views over Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru. The surrounding offers lots of options for walking, biking, horse-riding or to visit a coffee plantation. The service is good and the rooms are cosy and comfortable. The food is delicious with fresh herbs and vegetables from their own garden.

 

END OF SERVICES