Honeymoon trip with Zanzibar extension
Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport at 8:40pm. Transfer approximately one hour to Kigongoni Lodge.
Day One: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast in Arusha, drive to Tarangire to discover the giant termite mounds and baobab trees of Tarangire. This park is famous for its large elephant population, scenery and diversity of birdlife. Game drive in the park from 11:30am until 5pm. Dinner and overnight at Swala Camp, a small luxury camp situated in a beautiful acacia grove.
Tarangire's wildlife includes elephant, lion, giraffe, warthog, ostrich, impala and baboon.
Day Two: Tarangire National Park
Leave the campsite at 6:30am for an all day game drive in Tarangire. Eat a packed lunch in the park. Return to the Swala Camp at 5pm to watch the wildlife drink from the water holes located near the camp.
Day Three: Tarangire National Park to Lake Manyara National Park
At 8am, leave Tarangire for Lake Manyara National Park. The drive to Tarangire gate is approximately two hours. After reaching the gate, drive for another hour to Lake Manyara. Game drive in Manyara for the rest of the day, eating a picnic lunch in the park. At 6pm, proceed to Eunoto Maasai Camp for dinner and overnight. Wildlife commonly seen in Lake Manyara includes elephant, baboon, giraffe, hippo, flamingo, and various water birds.
Day Four: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater
Game drive in Lake Manyara from 7am until 9:30am. Leave for Ngorongoro after the game drive. Begin your Crater game drive at approximately 11am and spend six hours viewing wildlife. The largest unbroken caldera in the world, Ngorongoro has an area of 260 kilometers and a depth of 610 meters. The crater provides a protected habitat for thousands of mammals and birds. After your game drive, proceed to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight. The Crater's resident wildlife includes lion, zebra, cheetah, wildebeest, hippo, elephant, and flamingo.
Day Five: Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park
Leave Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge at 8:30am for Serengeti National Park. Stop at Olduvai Gorge before continuing to Serengeti National Park. Game drive in the park until reaching Serengeti Serena Lodge at 6:30pm. Species commonly seen in the Serengeti include wildebeest, cheetah, zebra, lion, giraffe, impala, topi, and leopard. The Serengeti is also home to more than 540 species of birds.
Day Six: Serengeti National Park
Early morning game drive from 6:30am until 11am. Return to the lodge for a hot lunch. Game drive again in the afternoon from 3pm until 6:30pm. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day Seven: Serengeti National Park
Early morning game drive from 6:30am until 11am. Return to the lodge for a hot lunch. After lunch, pack the cars and proceed to the Western Serengeti's Mbalageti Camp. Mbalageti is a recently-opened luxury camp which sits atop a hill near the Mbalageti River. The camp's location is ideal for safaris in June and July, when the migration is in this area. The camp features a pool, a tranquility spa, walking safaris, and breakfasts in the bush.
Day Eight: Serengeti National Park
Go on another early morning game drive in the Serengeti from 6:30am until 11am. Return to the lodge for lunch and an afternoon rest. Go on another game drive from 3pm until 6:30pm, returning to Mbalageti Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day Nine: Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar
Leave Mbalageti Camp at 7am for a final game drive in the Serengeti. At 10:45am, fly directly to Zanzibar via Arusha. Arrive in Zanzibar at 2pm. Transfer to Emerson & Green and spend the rest of the day exploring Stone town.
Day Ten: Zanzibar Chumbe
Leave Matemwe at 8am for Chumbe Island. Take the 10am boat to Chumbe and spend the rest of the day on the island. Chumbe Island Lodge, an award-winning eco-lodge, offers the only accommodations on the island, making a visit here an extremely private experience. Chumbe Island is a marine park which offers some of the best snorkeling in Zanzibar.
Day Eleven: Zanzibar Chumbe
Spend the day at Chumbe exploring the island's trails and beaches.
Day Twelve: Chumbe to Stone town
Depart Chumbe at 9am for Stone town. Arrive in Stone town at 10am and drop off your belongings at Emerson & Green. Explore Stone town for the day before proceeding to Stone town Airport for your flight to Dar es Salaam. Meet the night KLM flight to Amsterdam.
End Of Tour