African Safaris and Travel - Our safaris reflect every travelers style, time frame and budget!
Varying slightly in style, cost and location, these safaris
combine northern Tanzania’s wonderfully diverse flora and
fauna with the culture of Zanzibar’s Stone Town, golden
beaches or perhaps a small exotic island. Clients have a
choice of accommodations.
Day 1 Wednesday / Friday / Sunday Arusha - Lake Manyara
Afternoon (approx. 1400 hrs) pick up from Arusha Town
Centre and join seat in vehicle safari (using Sopa Lodges).
You depart Arusha and pass through the Masai Steppe filled
with many picturesque African villages as well as maize,
coffee and banana plantations.
At the town of Makayuni you turn North West and continue
the journey up through a scenic escarpment that brings you
to your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with
stunning views over the distant Lake Manyara.
Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena on FULL board basis.
Day 2 Thursday / Saturday / Monday Lake Manyara -
After breakfast enter your safari vehicle and spend the
morning exploring and driving through Lake Manyara National
Park. About midday return to the lodge for lunch and then
depart past Ngorongoro Crater and stop at Olduvai Gorge for
a short excursion around the museum. You then continue into
the Serengeti National Park with some game viewing en route
arriving at your lodge as the sun begins to set.
Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 3 Friday / Sunday / Tuesday Serengeti National Park
Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National
Park exploring this famous park and all that it has to
offer. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on a full board
Day 4 Saturday / Monday / Wednesday Serengeti National
Park - Ngorongoro Crater
Depart after an early breakfast and drive back across the
Serengeti plains and onto Ngorongoro with a picnic lunch. On
arrival immediately descend into the crater for game
viewing. Late afternoon ascend the crater wall and continue
to your lodge which is perched on the rim of this world
renowned caldera. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 5 Sunday / Tuesday / Thursday Ngorongoro Crater –
Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you depart Ngorongoro and drive to Mto Wa
Mbu Village arriving in time for an excursion of the local
village. Lunch is provided by Serena Active followed by a
real cultural experience, feeling the heartbeat of an
authentic African village with every step you take. You will
encounter many locals and sense the existence of their
being. A leisurely stroll with a village guide will take you
through local homes, farmlands, resident bars, a
kindergarten and a church. After the walk we gather at a
private, local banana-leaf bar, for a one in a million
African fruit tasting. A wide variety of local fruits will
be presented to you to taste and appreciate. Following the
excursion you continue to Tarangire National Park with a
game drive enroute to your lodge located deep within the
park. Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge on a full board
Day 6 Monday / Wednesday / Friday Tarangire National
Morning and afternoon game drives in Tarangire National
Park. Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge on a full board
7 Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday Tarangire National Park -
Depart after breakfast and head north east to Arusha
arriving by Midday in time for lunch. . Following lunch in
Arusha, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro airport for
the flight to Zanzibar dep 1430 hrs arr 1530 hrs (booked by
Ranger Safaris). On arrival, transferred to the Tembo Hotel,
decorated in traditional Zanzibari style and looks out over
the beautiful Indian Ocean.
Overnight at Tembo Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
Days 8 / 9/ 10 Wednesday / Friday / Sunday
Morning transfer to Mapenzi Beach Club, where you’ll
spend the next four days on a white sandy beach with every
sort of activity to partake in. Mapenzi has a reputation for
good food, spacious rooms and a vibrant island atmosphere. 3
x Overnights at Mapenzi Beach Club on a full board basis
including local drinks.
Day 11 Saturday / Monday / Wednesday
Spend the day at leisure before being transferred to
Zanzibar airport for your departure flight.
Rates From: $3,380 per person sharing, depending on
season - Please contact us for a quote and