Arusha Coffee Lodge, Klein’s Camp, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Mnemba Island
11 day fly-in safari offering luxury accommodation and an
exceptional wildlife experience.
Visit Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park and
the Ngorongoro Conservation area, then spend four nights on Mnemba
Island, the nesting area for the endangered green turtle. Enjoy
scuba diving and snorkelling in the waters and coral reefs
surrounding the island.
Day 1: Arusha Coffee Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will
be met and transferred to Arusha Coffee Lodge for the first night
of your safari. Accommodation is in a standard chalet and your stay
This attractive little town is situated beneath the towering
peaks of Mt. Meru and Kilimanjaro. Arusha, renowned as the safari
capital of Tanzania, offers a plethora of attractions and
adventures. The town has numerous first-class restaurants, bars and
markets to browse, and is the ideal place to spend a few relaxing
days before embarking on a safari or attempting to scale Kili.
Not-to-be-missed is the Arusha National Park (in Ngurdoto Crater),
the National Natural History Museum, the Laetoli Footprints (set in
volcanic ash, dating back 3 500 000 years) and the beautiful coffee
plantations, which dot the landscape.
Day 2-4: Klein’s Camp, Serengeti, Tanzania
After breakfast you will be driven to Arusha Airport where you
will board your scheduled flight to Klein's Camp.
Accommodation is in a thatched cottage. Your stay is on a full
board basis including scheduled activities and concession fees.
Activities include game drives and nature walks on the Klein's Camp
wilderness concession. The afternoon game-drives extend after
sunset with the aid of a spotlight, returning to the camp after
dark. Klein's Camp community visits are available at an additional
cost and may be booked directly at the lodge, subject to
availability of vehicles.
The Serengeti National Park, meaning "endless plains" in the
Masai language, is undoubtedly one of the world's most celebrated
wilderness areas and is an on-going source of inspiration to
writers, filmmakers and photographers. It is Tanzania's oldest game
reserve, renowned for the part it plays in the annual Great
Migration, when an estimated three million antelope; mostly
wildebeest, migrate to Kenya's Masai Mara Game Reserve. This epic,
seasonal journey is a deeply moving experience and a wonderful
photographic subject. Here visitors to the park can roam its
sprawling plains on exhilarating game drives or hop into a hot-air
balloon ride for an once-in-a-lifetime wilderness adventure. The
Serengeti National Park is also home to the Olduvai Gorge, where
ground-breaking archaeological discoveries have been made, as well
as the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater - a World Heritage Site.
Day 5-6: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Enjoy an early morning game drive and breakfast before being
driven back to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to the
Manyara Airstrip. Upon landing you will be met and transferred to
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge where you will stay for the next two
Accommodation is in a sumptuous suite. Each suite is discreetly
tended by a personal butler. Your stay includes three meals daily,
scheduled activities, laundry, soft drinks, house wines, local
brand spirits, park and crater fees. Activities include game drives
on the crater floor. Additional adventures to the Olduvai Gorge,
Shifting Sands, a visit to a traditional Maasai village and walks
around the Empakai Crater may be booked directly at the lodge
(subject to additional cost and availability of vehicles.
The Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, within the Serengeti is
home to more than 30 000 protected animals. It is an area of
spectacular beauty and excellent game viewing, a truly unique
safari destination in Africa. The Ngorongoro Crater, 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 metre 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. Fresh springs and a large
soda lake quench the thirst of all the inhabitants. Black rhino are
protected within its rim, giant tusked elephants wander the
forests, black-maned lions stalk the grasslands, and flamingos
crowd the soda lakes.
Day 7-10: Mnemba Island Lodge, Mnemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania
After breakfast, depart by road to Manyara Airstrip for your
scheduled flight to Zanzibar Airport. Upon landing you will be met
by and assisted onto a vehicle for your road and then boat transfer
to Mnemba Island.
The pristine white beaches of Mnemba Island, surrounded by deep
blue ocean combine to make this intimate island a private tropical
paradise. While the dazzling sands and brilliant sunshine invite
visitors to spend idle hours on shore, magnificent coral reefs
create an underwater wonderland that lures guests to explore the
warm, crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Scores of
snorkelling and diving sites form a gateway to a world of
incredible sea creatures. Set off the northern tip of Zanzibar and
surrounded by a coral atoll, Mnemba is home to a staggering
diversity of marine life. In an effort to protect and preserve
these precious ecosystems, the Zanzibar government and the local
fishing communities have had the atoll and its surroundings
proclaimed the Mnemba Island Marine Conservation Area.
Activities include swimming, walking, snorkelling, windsurfing,
kayaking, fly-fishing and scuba diving (if in possession of a valid
diving certificate - maximum two dives per day). A selection of
PADI affiliated diving courses and deep-sea fishing is available at
an additional charge. All scuba diving and snorkelling equipment is
Spend four nights at Mnemba Island Lodge including accommodation
in a Zanzibari-themed banda with en-suite bathroom. Your banda has
a private sala and direct access to the beach. Your stay includes
three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits
and beers, teas and coffees, emergency medical evacuation
insurance, laundry and daily lodge activities.
Day 11: Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred by boat and then road
to Zanzibar Airport for your scheduled flight to Dar es Salaam