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8 Days Northern Circuit Safari
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TOUR OVERVIEW

For 8-days and 7-nights, staying at the very best camps and lodges that are luxuriant Africa had to offer, our fly-in-safari client will enjoy unique game viewing, intimate and tailored dining, and an array of incomparable memories which will surely last a lifetime.

Itinerant in comfort and style with our very own executive class aircraft, guests will visit the foothills of Kilimanjaro’s sister mountain Mount Meru, marvel at the magical tree houses in Tarangire, wonder at the unique wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater and finally sample the drama and beauty of the Serengeti plains.

TOUR SUMMARY

  You’ll go to Tanzania

  This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)

  You’ll visit Arusha (City), Tarangire NP, Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti NP

  Activities: game drives

  Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

  Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

  A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

  Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra

TOUR ITINERARY

Touch down at the Kilimanjaro International Airport where your own personal driver will be waiting to greet you. Let your driver whisk you away to your chosen hotel in the bright and bustling city of Arusha – gateway to Tanzania.

Arusha is the beating heart of the wild – the last port of civilization before heading out into dense jungles and rich savannah plains. The markets of Arusha burst with color, and throng with locals picking up their weekly wares. The numerous cafes sell dark and deliriously good coffee from the plantations, and close by the infamous National Park lures visitors in to explore her evocative Maasai culture and exotic flora and fauna.

Today you can relax in Arusha, enjoy a quick briefing about your trip, recover from your journey, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Africa.

Bean-to-Cup’ Coffee Tour
After enjoying a delicious breakfast, all our guests are invited, should they so wish, to take a fascinating ‘Bean-to-Cup’ Walking Tour around the coffee estate to learn how the humble coffee bean is grown, harvested, processed and eventually ends up in your morning cup of coffee.

Following this optional tour you will once again return to enjoy a light lunch at the Lodge, after which our guests will be chauffeured the short one-mile journey to the Arusha airstrip where your flight awaits.

Fast-tracked into the airport, you will be greeted by your Pilot who will invite you aboard and take you on a short but enjoyable 20-minute flight to the Tarangire National Park.

From the air you will be treated to an exceptional and rare view of the shapes and colors of the landscape below and, as the bush draws near, begin to spy the wealth of wildlife that awaits in Tarangire.

Tarangire – The Ancient Land of the Elephant
On landing at Tarangire airstrip, you met by the Tarangire Bush 2 City Driver Guide and a ‘special’ welcome in the form of a finger buffet, soft drinks, and chilled sparkling wine is provided to all.

The transfer to Tarangire Treetops includes a fascinating game drive through the famed Tarangire National Park, home to the largest concentration of elephants in Tanzania. Tarangire is a dramatically beautiful and diverse ecosystem, boasting one of the largest concentrations of elephant in East Africa. These mobs of elephant are easily encountered, wet or dry. The swamps, tinged green year round, are the focus for 550 bird varieties, the most breeding species in one habitat anywhere in the world.

A Traditional Maasai Boma Dinner
Dinner on the first evening is taken within a traditional Maasai boma. This evening will introduce you not only to traditional African fare prepared by the Executive Chef and his team but also to the sights and sounds of the Maasai who visit the Boma to entertain all the guests with songs and dances that have been passed down from generation to generation.

Walking Safari
For the more adventurous your option of an early morning Walking Safari before breakfast is a temptation too hard to refuse. For others, the desire to laze in bed whilst looking out across the treetops of Tarangire is also too difficult to give up. However, after a relaxing and hearty breakfast, you’re invited to enjoy a game drive in Tarangire followed by a Bush Lunch on at a specially selected site.

Dining in the Bush
The site for this Bush Luncheon is carefully located to optimize the experience of visiting this beautiful and stunning landscape. It is here where the Tarangire Executive Chef once again demonstrates the hospitality for which the Elewana Collection is renowned.

During the day it is also possible to visit the Maasai Village and sample the genuine warmth of the local indigenous people. With some members of the village working within the Treetops Lodge, any visit from our guests is indeed a heartwarming and welcoming experience.

Spectacular Sunset Cocktails in the Bush
On arrival back to the Tarangire Treetops Lodge and after a short rest, you`re invited to sample the true drama and beauty of an African sunset.After a short 25-minute drive, your vehicle climb the few hundred feet up a hilly outcrop of granite, quartz, and mica, known as Sunset Hill. Here you will enjoy a Sundowner Cocktail whilst the sunsets over the distant but shimmering Lake Manyara. And as the dying sun creates a rich palette of reds and oranges, thousands of stars begin their nightly efforts to illuminate the darkening landscape.

The Sights and Sounds of a Night Game Drive
As night draws in, you then begin a Night Game Drive as part of your journey back to the distant glowing lights of Tarangire Treetops.On the return to Treetops and as preparations are made for dinner, some of the resident animals are also arriving in from the bush to sup their evening beverage from the ever present Treetops waterhole that lies less than 50 meters from the main lodge.

After yet another filling breakfast, you have taken on one more morning game-drive through the Tarangire National Park.Stopping at leisure for a picnic lunch on your way to Kuro airstrip, you will then once again meet up with your pilot to fly the short distance to Manyara airstrip where your driver-guide will be eagerly waiting to provide a warm welcome to you.Following a short but comfortable transfer to lodge at Ngorongoro, high tea awaits at this beautiful and magnificent home- style lodge set in a lush and verdant Arabica coffee plantation.

After an early but delicious breakfast, you will be invited to travel to what undoubtedly is one of the ‘Natural Wonders of the World’ – The Ngorongoro Crater.Filmed and documented by naturalists from the four corners of the earth, The Ngorongoro Crater, the largest ‘dry’ caldera of its kind, is home to almost all the animals that you would wish to see in East Africa.

Large herds of zebra and wildebeest graze while sleeping lions laze in the sun. At dawn, the endangered black rhino returns to the thick cover of the crater forests after grazing on dew-laden grass in the morning mist. Just outside the crater’s ridge, tall Maasai tribesmen herd their cattle and goats over green pastures through the highland slopes, living alongside the wildlife as they have for centuries.

Morning at the Manor – A Haven of Tranquility
On the morning of day six, you have given the option of either visiting Lake Manyara National Park, located at the steppe of the Rift Valley, or to stay at The Manor to explore the estate and choose from a host of activities.These activities include horse riding, mountain biking, massage treatments, or simply walking around the beautiful and sensuous gardens whilst contemplating the journey to come.After luncheon at The Manor, you will be driven to the Manyara airstrip to meet up with your flight once more for the onward 45-minute flight to the world-renowned National Park of the Serengeti.

From Ngorongoro to the Serengeti – Flying Over the Vast Plains
Following this 45-minute scenic flight, a Serengeti bush 2 City driver-guide will meet and greet you in the now customary fashion.Once again a ‘special’ welcome, including finger buffet, soft drinks and sparkling wine will be offered, after which a transfer to Serengeti Migration Camp will begin, arriving in time for Sundowners on an elevated wooden terrace overlooking the distant Ndasiata Hills, all by the warming glow of an open fire.Spending two nights at Serengeti Migration Camp, you will not only enjoy the luxuriant tented accommodation but also the drama and beauty of the Serengeti’s abundant wildlife – and for most of the year the amazing sight of the annual migration.

The Serengeti – Magnificence beyond Belief
A million wildebeest, each one driven by the same ancient rhythm, fulfilling its instinctive role in the inescapable cycle of life: a frenzied three-week bout of territorial conquests and mating; survival of the fittest as 40km (25 mile) long columns plunge through crocodile-infested waters on the annual exodus north; replenishing the species in a brief population explosion that produces more than 8,000 calves daily before the 1,000 km (600 miles) pilgrimage begins again.

Walking and Walking at the Camp
Waking up to the sounds of the hippos barking and splashing in the Grumeti River just 100 meters from the Camp, once again you`re offered the opportunity of an early morning walking safari with one of your highly experienced guide.For those a little less intrepid, breakfast is served at the Main Camp Tent on one of the three terrace balconies overlooking the Grumeti and the hills beyond.

Mingling with the Migration
Post breakfast game drives are then the order of the day and these are either full-day game drives with picnic lunch’s provided, or half-day game drives with lunch provided back at the Serengeti Migration Camp. The length of the drive depends on the season and the proximity to the Camp of the annual migratory animals.However, the beauty of Serengeti Migration Camp often draws you to spend at least one afternoon within the Camp, either relaxing on their 360-degree verandah that embraces each private tent, or simply sitting atop one of the three terraces watching the wildlife walk past and often through the Camp.

Dining Under Canvas or Under the Stars
Dining at Serengeti Migration Camp can either be in the Main Camp Restaurant or you can choose to dine in more private and intimate surroundings under the stars or under canvas back in the privacy of their own tent. Each meal is prepared by the Executive Head Chef and to our guests’ taste.As the night sets in and the nocturnal animals begin their nightly activities, the Camp yet again becomes alive with sounds if not the sights of Serengeti.

Visiting the Hippos on the Grumeti
Following a hearty and healthy breakfast, you`re enticed by the opportunity to venture out on a walking safari along the banks of the Grumeti River with one of the highly knowledgeable guide.After a leisurely lunch, once again you take to the road for a game drive en-route to the Lobo airstrip for the onward flight to Arusha.During this 50-minute flight, you will be able to see, from the air, the ever-changing landscape of the bush and the mountainous topography that reminds all who see it of Tanzania’s violent geological past.

On arrival at Arusha airstrip, you will be transferred to Arusha Coffee Lodge and will either be offered a day room to relax and freshen up before leaving for youronward flight or to be checked into a Plantation Suite for one final night* of relaxation before flying out from Kilimanjaro the next day.

Note:An additional night at Arusha Coffee Lodge is not included in the Bush 2 City package and will be charged as extra.

TOUR PRICE TABLE

8 Days Holiday – 7 Nights 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax  
Northern Circuit Safari

“VIP”-rates is the High-End level of service. We have selected the celebrate lodge of Sanctuary Retreat Camps and Elewana Collection Network. Your holiday will be pure fabulous with good combination of comfortable car with a professional tour driver-guide, best lodge which considered among the finest in Tanzania and Located in same of finest wildest and most beautiful areas, be it the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater, hills in the endless plain of Serengeti and extend to comfortable relax in the private white sand beach of Zanzibar.

Professional tour guide-driver taking good care of you and sharing his detailed knowledge about wild world of Africa find for you rare wildlife and take you to the African tribal culture.

Accommodation

NIGHT 1:
Arusha Coffee Lodge
BB
Bed & Breakfast

NIGHT 2:
Tarangire Treetop Lodge
FB
Full Board

NIGHT 3:
Tarangire Treetop Lodge
FB
Full Board

NIGHT 4:
The Manor Lodge
FB
Full Board

NIGHT 5:
The Manor Lodge
FB
Full Board

NIGHT 6:
Migration Camp
FB
Full Board

NIGHT 7:
Migration Camp
FB
Full Board

INCLUDED

  All Park fees

  All activities (unless labeled as optional)

  All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)

  A service of professional driver/guide

  Roundtrip airport transfer (Local Flight)

  All transportation (unless labeled as optional)

  All flights during the tour

  All Taxes/VAT

  Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)

  Bottled water and soft drinks throughout the tour

  24/7 phone support

  Thermos with hot tea/coffee

  Medical Kit

  Binocular (I per SUV)

  Wet wipes

  Internet: WIFI

  Three meals daily

  Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on lodge activities

  Laundry

  Water sport (scuba diving – 2 dives per day – full PADI certification required, snorkeling, kayaking, fly fishing, sundowner dhow cruise, and stand-up paddle boarding) subject to availability.

  Emergency evacuation insurance

  Return transfers between Zanzibar

EXCLUDED

  International flights (from/to home)

  Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  Tips (gratitude for your trip crew)

  Visa ($100 per person for US Nationals and $50 per person for other Country Nationals)

  Personal items (laundry, toiletries, souvenirs, travel insurance, etc.)

  Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

  Drinks (all type of all type of hard drinks)

From
US$ 8,471.00 per person

8 days / 7 nights – based on 2 pax
select arrival date

VIP
Luxury lodge/camp
Shared double room
US$ 8,471.00
Per Person



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