Luxury Tented Camp is what you need if you are in for that pampered safari in Africa, or if your age does not allow adventurous expeditions any more. It might be for age or just style but indeed we cater for both.
A 60 + years old traveller who wants to do a safari in tazania or Africa in general has to be offered that special attention when planning his or her trip. The roads can be hard on the elderly while doing an African safari and that is why we design special luxury safaris for the elderly and for the Luxury safari lovers. Afterall it is holidays time one might say and though he or she is 25 years old, he might wish for that Luxurious African Safari.
We have listed a sample Luxury Safari that we offer to our clients who wish to do a luxury tour in Northern Tanzania, but we can still tailor make your own depending on your needs and preferences.
This safari sample can be customized to add more days or reduce the number of days on the package. We can also customize the safari tour to include a beach extension in Zanzibar Island.
Day 01 – Arrival Arusha
On this day, you will arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be met by our Safari Manager and driver. We will transfer you to the Lake Duluti Lodge where you will spend your first night in Tanzania. Dinner is included.
Day 02 – A day at Arusha
After a long flight from home or the Nonstop 8 hours from Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro International Airport you need to have a day of relaxation and acclimatization. On this day, you will spend the day lazying around or take a Coffee Plantation Tour if you wish to stretch your legs ready for the safari tomorrow. Overnight at Lake Duluti Lodge.All meals included.
Day 03 – Tarangire National Park.
After a hearty breakfast at the lodge, we leave for Tarangire National Park about 1.5-hour drive from Arusha along a good tarmarc Arusha – Dodoma Highway. You will branch left and after registration at the Tarangire National Park Main Gate, you will drive to Tarangire Treetops Lodge for lunch. After lunch and a relaxation, you will go for a sunset game drive inside Tarangire Nationa Park then return to the lodge for a shower, dinner and relaxation. Overnight at Tarangire Treetops Lodge. All meals included.
Day 04 – Tarangire National Park.
If you fancy an early morning game drive you can wake early but if you don’t, just relax until after breakfast when you will go out to the plains for a game drive. You will be back at the lodge for lunch after which you can relax until later in the afternoon then go back for a sunset game drive. In the afternoon, you can also choose to go for a nature walk / walking safari guided by an armed ranger or Masai warrior /naturalist. Overnight at Treetops Lodge. All meals included.
Day 05 – Lake Manyara National Park.
After breakfast in the morning, we are off on our way through the Great Rift Valley via Makuyuni and Mto wa Mbu markets to the Evergreen Lake Manyara National Park. On arrival and after registration at the gate we drive to Lake Manyara Tree Lodge for lunch. After lunch and a little relaxation, we are off for a game drive towards the Lake. Lake Manyara is an evergreen national park famous for the legendary tree-climbing lions and the colourful flamingoes. Overnight at one of the must stay in a luxury safari in Tanzania; that is Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. All meals included.
Day 06 – Karatu.
If you fancy an early morning game drive you can wake early but if you don’t, just relax until the time for breakfast then we drive up across farmlands of Karatu area and check in at Gibbs Farm our home for today. We will have lunch at the lodge then relax until later in the afternoon when we go for a guided tour of the Coffee farm. If you wish we can also take tour to the Karatu town market where you will mingle freely with the locals and do some shoppings if you wish. A nature walk up the highlands also is possible in the afternoon. Overnight is at Gibbs Farm / new farm cottages. All meals included.
Day 07 – Ngorongoro Crater.
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive up to the Loduare gate of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. After registration formalities, we will drive up to the Viewpoint for some breathtaking views over the Crater after which we descend down to the Crater floor. We will spend this day doing game drives inside this world wonder where with a little luck we will be able to spot the Big 5. Lunch today is at the hippo poolside picnic site. Later in the afternoon we will drive up the Crater Rim for overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge overlooking the Crater floor.
Day 08 – Olduvai Gorge – Serengeti National Park.
A leisurely lunch at the lodge then we set off for Serengeti with a briefs top at a Masai Village and at Olduvai Gorge. Olduvai Gorge is a world important prehistoric site and archaeological site where the Renoun scientist Dr Louis Leakey and his wife Mary discovered the fossils of a homind million of years old that suggests that Africa is the cradle of Mankind. We will then drive into the Serengeti via the Naabi Gate and head straight to Bilila Kempinski Lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will relax abit until later when we go for a sunset game drives in the plains. Dinner and overnight are at Bilila Kempinski Lodge / terrace suites. All meals included.
Day 09 – 10 – Full day Serengeti Lodge
In case you wish to do an early morning game drive you can wake early but if you wish to relax, then you go ahead and relax. After breakfast, we go for a full day of game drives in plans of this world famous park where the wonderful Wildebeest Migration takes place for the better part of the year. More than one million and a half wildebeests accompanied by hundreds of thousands of gazelles and zebras pound the plains and cross over later to Masai mara in search for greener pastures and drinking water. It is, however, the resident animals that remain intact all year long that makes Serengeti Such a wonderful game watching area in the world. For these two nights overnight is at the Bilila Kempinski Lodge.All meals included.
Day 11 – Fly out to Arusha – or Zanzibar
On this morning, our wildlife safari in Tanzania is over. After breakfast at the lodge, you will be transferred to the Seronera Airstrip in Central Serengeti for your flight out to Arusha where the safari ends. At Arusha, you will be picked up and transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.
In case you are going for a beach extension to Zanzibar you will fly out straight from Serengeti to Zanzibar Island. Please let us know if you wish to take a beach extension at Zanzibar and we shall customize your program to include the beach resort of your choice. We can suggest some amazing Zanzibar accommodations of different styles and standards. From Beach Bungalows to Boutique hotels to Beach resorts depending on your preference and wishes.
In case you are flying out later in the day or have a night flight then we can arrange a day room where you can relax and take a shower in the evening before you are transferred to the airport for departure.