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9 Days of Luxury in Serengeti and Beyond Safari Tour

From $5,113 per person sharing

9 Days of Luxury in Serengeti and Beyond Safari Tour

From $5,113 per person sharing

Tour Overview

Embark on a bespoke 9-day luxury safari that takes you from the coffee-scented foothills of Arusha to the legendary wildlife realms of Tanzania. Your adventure begins at the idyllic Arusha Coffee Lodge, followed by a journey to the elephant haven of Tarangire National Park, with a stay among the treetops at Tarangire Treetop Lodge. Witness the pink hues of flamingos at Lake Manyara and settle into the opulent Kilimamoja Lodge. The Ngorongoro Melia Lodge welcomes you with its rim-side elegance, offering a front-row seat to the majestic Ngorongoro Crater.

As the safari continues, you’ll immerse yourself in the Serengeti’s vastness, staying at the luxurious Lemala Nanyukie, where the wild heart of Africa beats right outside your door. Your days are filled with tailored game drives, culminating in the iconic vistas and unparalleled wildlife sightings of the Serengeti plains. The journey comes to a serene close with a scenic flight from the Serengeti back to civilisation at Kilimanjaro International Airport; each moment of your departure is enriched with the memories of Tanzania’s timeless landscapes and majestic fauna.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses luxury tented camps and lodges.

activity

Activities

Game drives

private

Private tour

Exclusively organised for you and won’t be shared with others

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Arusha/ JRO.

car

Game drives

Pop-roof 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1
Arusha Town
Arusha Coffee Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 2-3
Tarangire NP
Tarangire Treetop Lodge
2
Platinum
Day 4
Lake Manyara NP
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Melia Lodge – The Rim Room
1
Platinum
Day 6-8
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyukie
3
Platinum
Day 9
Serengeti – Flight – JRO
End of Tour – No Accommodation

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Welcome to Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro airport and meet your dedicated driver-guide, who will escort you to the Arusha Coffee Lodge to rest. As Arusha stands as the gateway to Tanzania’s renowned national parks, it’s an ideal spot to unwind and soak in the anticipation of the awaited safari. The lodge, sitting beneath Mount Meru and near the Maasai culture-rich Tanzania National Park, provides a perfect setting to prepare for your adventure.

Day 1 Arrival Day Kilimanjaro International Airport - Retreat to Arusha (Small)

Day 2-3: Journey to Tarangire National Park

Embark on a journey from Arusha after a breakfast of epicurean delights, travelling to the elephant-studded landscapes of Tarangire National Park. Your sanctuary of luxury, the Tarangire Treetop Lodge, sits perched in the embrace of ancient baobabs, offering a unique canopy-level retreat.

Spend your days on game drives exploring the diverse ecosystems where wildlife encounters are as frequent as they are thrilling. Break for a scenic picnic by the Tarangire River, observing the park’s inhabitants in their natural habitat. As the sun sets, the lodge’s elevated decks provide the perfect backdrop for dinner under the stars, enveloped by the tranquil sounds of the wilderness.

Retire each night in the comfort of your treetop room, where the lofty perspective offers a unique communion with nature, ensuring your safari experience continues even in the tranquillity of rest. This intimate lodge stay blends adventure with serenity, set against the untamed beauty of Tarangire.

Day 2-3 Journey to Tarangire National Park (Small)

Day 4: From the Savannas of Tarangire to the Ecological Marvels of Manyara

Begin your day with an early breakfast at Tarangire Treetop Lodge before departing for Lake Manyara National Park. The park, famous for its flamingos, diverse wildlife, and dramatic landscapes, awaits your exploration. Spend the day on a game drive across this ecological marvel, from its groundwater forest to the alkaline lake shore, teeming with birdlife and large mammals.

After a day rich with wildlife viewing and scenic wonders, arrive at the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge in the evening. This luxurious sanctuary on the rim of the Great Rift Valley offers panoramic views of the idyllic surroundings and a peaceful respite from the day’s adventures.

Settle into the lavish comforts of Kilimamoja Lodge for dinner, where the day’s sights and sounds are exchanged over exquisite cuisine. Cap off your evening by unwinding in the lodge’s sumptuous accommodations, allowing the serenity of Lake Manyara to lull you into a restful sleep, readying you for another day of Tanzanian wonders.

Day 4 From the Savannas of Tarangire to the Ecological Marvels of Manyara (Small)

Day 5: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater 

As the morning light filters through the trees, enjoy a leisurely breakfast before departing from the tranquil environs of Manyara. The journey today leads you to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder that boasts some of Africa’s densest populations of wildlife, including the endangered black rhino.

Arrive at the esteemed Ngorongoro Melia Lodge in the afternoon, where you will be staying in the exclusive Rim Room. Perched on the crater’s edge, the lodge offers a luxurious respite with unparalleled views of the crater floor below—a vista teeming with wildlife and dramatic landscapes.

Settle into the comfort of your Rim Room, where elegant furnishings and attentive service ensure a stay of unparalleled comfort and grandeur. As the evening cools, dine at the lodge’s fine restaurant with vistas that stretch across the ancient caldera. The end of the day brings a peaceful night’s sleep, with the serenity of the highlands and the anticipation of tomorrow’s crater exploration lulling you into dreams.

Day 5 Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater (Small)

Day 6: Journey from Ngorongoro to the Serengeti Plains

The transition from the verdant Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the vast, open plains of the Serengeti National Park. As you journey, anticipate the rich tapestry of the Serengeti ecosystem, home to the storied annual wildebeest migration and an impressive array of wildlife. Your accommodation at Lemala Nanyukie promises an immersion into this legendary landscape, where luxury tents provide a serene oasis after a day of exploration.

Settle into the evening with the comfort and elegance of Lemala Nanyukie, offering culinary delights and a night spent under the Serengeti’s star-studded sky, an idyllic conclusion to a day spent traversing some of Tanzania’s most breathtaking terrains.

Day 7 Journey from Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Small)

Day 7-8: Discovering Serengeti National Park

Rise with the dawn to the sights and sounds of the Serengeti, a landscape alive with Africa’s most iconic wildlife. Your itinerary for these two days is tailored to your preferences, offering a bespoke safari experience. Opt for separate morning and afternoon game drives, or immerse yourself in the wilderness with a full-day expedition through the park, complete with a delectable picnic lunch amidst the splendour of nature.

The heart of your Serengeti adventure lies in the Central Serengeti, especially around the life-giving waters of the Seronera River Valley. This region is renowned for its high concentration of wildlife, providing unparalleled game-viewing opportunities throughout the year. Each drive is a chance to encounter the park’s diverse inhabitants, from the big cats leisurely lounging in the sun to the graceful giraffes striding across the plains.

As each day concludes, the enchanting Serengeti sunsets will signal your return to the comfort of your accommodation. Here, under the vast African sky, you’ll relax, dine, and sleep amid the sounds of the wild, recharging for another day of discovery in the world’s most famous wildlife sanctuary.

Africa, Tanzania, Sanctuary Kusini

Day 9: Serengeti Dawn and Departure to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Your final day begins with the soft light of sunrise over the Serengeti. After an early morning repast, you will be whisked away to the airstrip for your flight, soaring over the sprawling plains one last time as you make your way to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). With no further accommodation scheduled, your journey concludes with the memories of the Serengeti’s splendours accompanying you as you travel homeward.

Day 9 Serengeti Dawn and Departure to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) (2) (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Park fees
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)
  • All accommodation – (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • All transportation – (Unless labelled as optional)
  • 4×4 Customized safari vehicle
  • Flight from Serengeti to Arusha/JRO
  • All meals
  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brands, spirits and cigars)
  • Taxes

Exclusions:

  • International flights – (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips – (Highly recommended)
  • Personal items – (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees
  • Meals not specified.
  • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Laundry services

Prices

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
4 Jan – 28 Feb 2024
$ 9,578
$ 6,995
$ 6,693
$ 6,123
$ 6,116
$ 5,832
1 March – 31 March 2024
$ 8,891
$ 6,387
$ 6,058
$ 5,514
$ 5,492
$ 5,224
1 April – 31 May 2024
$ 8,713
$ 6,276
$ 5,925
$ 5,403
$ 5,367
$ 5,113
1 June- 30 June 2024
$ 9,832
$ 7,232
$ 6,936
$ 6,360
$ 6,357
$ 6,070
1 July – 30 October 2024
$ 12,542
$ 8,430
$ 8,637
$ 7,557
$ 7,857
$ 7,267
1 Nov – 19 Dec 2024
$ 9,686
$ 7,177
$ 6,850
$ 6,305
$ 6,284
$ 6,015
16 Dec – 3 Jan 2025
$ 12,664
$ 8,552
$ 8,759
$ 7,679
$ 7,979
$ 7,389

Tour Overview

Embark on a bespoke 9-day luxury safari that takes you from the coffee-scented foothills of Arusha to the legendary wildlife realms of Tanzania. Your adventure begins at the idyllic Arusha Coffee Lodge, followed by a journey to the elephant haven of Tarangire National Park, with a stay among the treetops at Tarangire Treetop Lodge. Witness the pink hues of flamingos at Lake Manyara and settle into the opulent Kilimamoja Lodge. The Ngorongoro Melia Lodge welcomes you with its rim-side elegance, offering a front-row seat to the majestic Ngorongoro Crater.

As the safari continues, you'll immerse yourself in the Serengeti's vastness, staying at the luxurious Lemala Nanyukie, where the wild heart of Africa beats right outside your door. Your days are filled with tailored game drives, culminating in the iconic vistas and unparalleled wildlife sightings of the Serengeti plains. The journey comes to a serene close with a scenic flight from the Serengeti back to civilisation at Kilimanjaro International Airport; each moment of your departure is enriched with the memories of Tanzania's timeless landscapes and majestic fauna.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses luxury tented camps and lodges.

activity

Activities

Game drives

private

Private tour

Exclusively organised for you and won't be shared with others

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Arusha/ JRO.

car

Game drives

Pop-roof 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1
Arusha Town
Arusha Coffee Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 2-3
Tarangire NP
Tarangire Treetop Lodge
2
Platinum
Day 4
Lake Manyara NP
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Melia Lodge – The Rim Room
1
Platinum
Day 6-8
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyukie
3
Platinum
Day 9
Serengeti - Flight - JRO
End of Tour – No Accommodation
-
-

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Welcome to Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro airport and meet your dedicated driver-guide, who will escort you to the Arusha Coffee Lodge to rest. As Arusha stands as the gateway to Tanzania's renowned national parks, it's an ideal spot to unwind and soak in the anticipation of the awaited safari. The lodge, sitting beneath Mount Meru and near the Maasai culture-rich Tanzania National Park, provides a perfect setting to prepare for your adventure.

Day 1 Arrival Day Kilimanjaro International Airport - Retreat to Arusha (Small)

Day 2-3: Journey to Tarangire National Park

Embark on a journey from Arusha after a breakfast of epicurean delights, travelling to the elephant-studded landscapes of Tarangire National Park. Your sanctuary of luxury, the Tarangire Treetop Lodge, sits perched in the embrace of ancient baobabs, offering a unique canopy-level retreat.

Spend your days on game drives exploring the diverse ecosystems where wildlife encounters are as frequent as they are thrilling. Break for a scenic picnic by the Tarangire River, observing the park's inhabitants in their natural habitat. As the sun sets, the lodge's elevated decks provide the perfect backdrop for dinner under the stars, enveloped by the tranquil sounds of the wilderness.

Retire each night in the comfort of your treetop room, where the lofty perspective offers a unique communion with nature, ensuring your safari experience continues even in the tranquillity of rest. This intimate lodge stay blends adventure with serenity, set against the untamed beauty of Tarangire.

Day 2-3 Journey to Tarangire National Park (Small)

Day 4: From the Savannas of Tarangire to the Ecological Marvels of Manyara

Begin your day with an early breakfast at Tarangire Treetop Lodge before departing for Lake Manyara National Park. The park, famous for its flamingos, diverse wildlife, and dramatic landscapes, awaits your exploration. Spend the day on a game drive across this ecological marvel, from its groundwater forest to the alkaline lake shore, teeming with birdlife and large mammals.

After a day rich with wildlife viewing and scenic wonders, arrive at the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge in the evening. This luxurious sanctuary on the rim of the Great Rift Valley offers panoramic views of the idyllic surroundings and a peaceful respite from the day's adventures.

Settle into the lavish comforts of Kilimamoja Lodge for dinner, where the day's sights and sounds are exchanged over exquisite cuisine. Cap off your evening by unwinding in the lodge's sumptuous accommodations, allowing the serenity of Lake Manyara to lull you into a restful sleep, readying you for another day of Tanzanian wonders.

Day 4 From the Savannas of Tarangire to the Ecological Marvels of Manyara (Small)

Day 5: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater 

As the morning light filters through the trees, enjoy a leisurely breakfast before departing from the tranquil environs of Manyara. The journey today leads you to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder that boasts some of Africa's densest populations of wildlife, including the endangered black rhino.

Arrive at the esteemed Ngorongoro Melia Lodge in the afternoon, where you will be staying in the exclusive Rim Room. Perched on the crater's edge, the lodge offers a luxurious respite with unparalleled views of the crater floor below—a vista teeming with wildlife and dramatic landscapes.

Settle into the comfort of your Rim Room, where elegant furnishings and attentive service ensure a stay of unparalleled comfort and grandeur. As the evening cools, dine at the lodge's fine restaurant with vistas that stretch across the ancient caldera. The end of the day brings a peaceful night's sleep, with the serenity of the highlands and the anticipation of tomorrow's crater exploration lulling you into dreams.

Day 5 Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater (Small)

Day 6: Journey from Ngorongoro to the Serengeti Plains

The transition from the verdant Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the vast, open plains of the Serengeti National Park. As you journey, anticipate the rich tapestry of the Serengeti ecosystem, home to the storied annual wildebeest migration and an impressive array of wildlife. Your accommodation at Lemala Nanyukie promises an immersion into this legendary landscape, where luxury tents provide a serene oasis after a day of exploration.

Settle into the evening with the comfort and elegance of Lemala Nanyukie, offering culinary delights and a night spent under the Serengeti’s star-studded sky, an idyllic conclusion to a day spent traversing some of Tanzania’s most breathtaking terrains.

Day 7 Journey from Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Small)

Day 7-8: Discovering Serengeti National Park

Rise with the dawn to the sights and sounds of the Serengeti, a landscape alive with Africa's most iconic wildlife. Your itinerary for these two days is tailored to your preferences, offering a bespoke safari experience. Opt for separate morning and afternoon game drives, or immerse yourself in the wilderness with a full-day expedition through the park, complete with a delectable picnic lunch amidst the splendour of nature.

The heart of your Serengeti adventure lies in the Central Serengeti, especially around the life-giving waters of the Seronera River Valley. This region is renowned for its high concentration of wildlife, providing unparalleled game-viewing opportunities throughout the year. Each drive is a chance to encounter the park's diverse inhabitants, from the big cats leisurely lounging in the sun to the graceful giraffes striding across the plains.

As each day concludes, the enchanting Serengeti sunsets will signal your return to the comfort of your accommodation. Here, under the vast African sky, you’ll relax, dine, and sleep amid the sounds of the wild, recharging for another day of discovery in the world's most famous wildlife sanctuary.

Africa, Tanzania, Sanctuary Kusini

Day 9: Serengeti Dawn and Departure to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Your final day begins with the soft light of sunrise over the Serengeti. After an early morning repast, you will be whisked away to the airstrip for your flight, soaring over the sprawling plains one last time as you make your way to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). With no further accommodation scheduled, your journey concludes with the memories of the Serengeti's splendours accompanying you as you travel homeward.

Day 9 Serengeti Dawn and Departure to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) (2) (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Park fees
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • All accommodation - (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • All transportation - (Unless labelled as optional)
  • 4x4 Customized safari vehicle
  • Flight from Serengeti to Arusha/JRO
  • All meals
  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brands, spirits and cigars)
  • Taxes

Exclusions:

  • International flights - (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips - (Highly recommended)
  • Personal items - (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees
  • Meals not specified.
  • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Laundry services

Prices

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
4 Jan - 28 Feb 2024
$ 9,578
$ 6,995
$ 6,693
$ 6,123
$ 6,116
$ 5,832
1 March - 31 March 2024
$ 8,891
$ 6,387
$ 6,058
$ 5,514
$ 5,492
$ 5,224
1 April - 31 May 2024
$ 8,713
$ 6,276
$ 5,925
$ 5,403
$ 5,367
$ 5,113
1 June- 30 June 2024
$ 9,832
$ 7,232
$ 6,936
$ 6,360
$ 6,357
$ 6,070
1 July - 30 October 2024
$ 12,542
$ 8,430
$ 8,637
$ 7,557
$ 7,857
$ 7,267
1 Nov - 19 Dec 2024
$ 9,686
$ 7,177
$ 6,850
$ 6,305
$ 6,284
$ 6,015
16 Dec - 3 Jan 2025
$ 12,664
$ 8,552
$ 8,759
$ 7,679
$ 7,979
$ 7,389