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What to expect

This is an extraordinary journey for couples to enjoy hand-in-hand as they traverse the seemingly never-ending plains of the Serengeti, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks. The wilderness will become the perfect setting as each sunset turns the skies in shades of bright orange love. Grant the rhythm of nature to tug heartstrings as you create a honeymoon tale engraved in the very core of Tanzania.

Tour : 12 Days Tanzania Honeymoon Safari
Duration : 12 Days
Countries: Tanzania
Destinations

Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park

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Day 1:
Transfer from the Airport

Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge | Tanzania

Day 2-3:
Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge | Tanzania

Day 4-5 :
Tarangire National Park to Lake Manyara National Park

Gibb’s Farm | Tanzania

Day 6-7:
Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park

Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp | Tanzania

Day 8-11:
Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar

Breezes Beach Club and Spa | Tanzania

Day 12:
Departure
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What is Included & Excluded

What's Included
  • Full board accommodation while on safari
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation in Arusha
  • Airport transfers
  • A safari briefing at the start.
  • All game drives viewing in a custom built 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser safari vehicle driven by a professional English-speaking driver guide.
  • Excursions and scheduled activities as per the itinerary
  • Park Entrance fees throughout
  • Flying doctors’ medical evacuation cover
  • I litre of water per person per day while in our Safari vehicle
  • Current Government taxes and levies
What's Excluded
  • International Airfares
  • International and domestic departure tax
  • Laundry services
  • Meals and excursions not described in the itinerary above
  • All alcoholic & Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Entry Visas to the country
  • Travel and health insuranc
  • Balloon flight in the Serengeti (additional charge USD545 per person)
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary above
  • Gratuities (tips) to your guide, hotel staff and porters
  • Any other items of a personal nature, such as drinks, laundry, telephone and postage.

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Your Expedition Starts Here
Day 1:

Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge, Arusha

After clearing with customs and Immigration formalities at the airport, you will be met by your driver and transfer to your lodge for overnight.

Resting at the foot of Mount Meru, the sprawling city of Arusha is known as the safari capital of northern Tanzania. It serves as an excellent base from which to explore the remarkably scenic surrounding area which includes majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, as well as the Manyara, Tarangire and Ngorongoro National Parks. Arusha is a good spot to take a day or two off from the safari circuit as it features a temperate climate and lush surrounds. Visitors can look forward to exploring the wildlife-abundant Serengeti National Park; the magnificent Arusha National Park; and taking on the challenge of climbing Mount Meru, Africa’s fifth highest mountain.

Overnight: Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge

Located in the middle of a verdant coffee plantation, Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge is a sanctuary of aromatic tranquility and a welcome retreat after a long international flight, or the dust and excitement of a thrilling bush safari.

Take residence in one of 30 luxury wooden chalets - 12 Plantation Suites and 18 Plantation Rooms - nestled amongst the surrounding gardens and sea of coffee trees.

Turning off the road, a tree-lined drive guides you to the warm and inviting main area with its quiet understated aura of luxury. Vibrant gardens, a spa, and a swimming pool await, and a restaurant, Bacchus, and café bistro, 3° South, boast menus to satisfy the most discerning of palates, successfully fusing international culinary prowess with locally-sourced ingredients.

Visitors are also welcome to enjoy convenient gift shopping at the Traders Walk Boutiques, located on site. Browse through a collection of five boutiques offering arts and crafts, jewellery, clothing, gourmet coffee and cakes and traditional Swahili food.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Legendary Lodge Arusha
Tanzania
Location : Arusha
Your Expedition Starts Here
Day 2:

Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge, Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, check out and drive to Tarangire National Park. On clearing the paperwork at the entrance, you will head into the park game drive on route to the camp for lunch.

After lunch depart for afternoon game drive. Evening return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Tarangire National Park, situated within Tanzania’s spectacular Manyara Region, is an awe-inspiring national park comprising of granite ridges, river valleys, mixed vegetative landscapes, and free-roaming wildlife. During the annual dry season, the Tarangire River is a magnet for thirsty wildlife. Large herds of elephants and migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland gather and not surprisingly the predators follow. With lion being among the most commonly spotted animal, it is a rare day that a visitor does not spot this majestic animal prowling or grazing. Tarangire is also the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as oryx and gerenuk are seen regularly. This expansive area is also known for its spectacular baobab trees, its breath-taking views of the Masaai Steppe and the wondrous mountains to the south.

Overnight: Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge

Lemala Mpingo Ridge sits on top of an escarpment with sweeping views across the perennial Tarangire River and valley below and matches the same outstanding standards of comfort and service as the other properties in Lemala’ collection.

Being the sixth largest national park in Tanzania, Tarangire remains slightly off the main safari circuit but is a terrifically scenic park featuring classic African savannah, green hills, woodlands and rivers and is especially famous for its large herds of elephants, superb birdlife and giant baobab trees. Guests at Lemala Mpingo Ridge will enjoy a real sense of wilderness and excellent game viewing, and it’s both a relaxing standalone destination and a great place to start a safari that also combines Lemala properties in the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti.

Day Activities

Tarangire National Park, situated within Tanzania’s spectacular Manyara Region, is an awe-inspiring national park comprising of granite ridges, river valleys, mixed vegetative landscapes, and free-roaming wildlife. During the annual dry season, the Tarangire River is a magnet for thirsty wildlife. Large herds of elephants and migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland gather and not surprisingly the predators follow. With lion being among the most commonly spotted animal, it is a rare day that a visitor does not spot this majestic animal prowling or grazing. Tarangire is also the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as oryx and gerenuk are seen regularly. This expansive area is also known for its spectacular baobab trees, its breath-taking views of the Masaai Steppe and the wondrous mountains to the south.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Tanzania
Location : Tarangire
Day 3:

Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge, Tarangire National Park

After an early wake-up call you will head out to spend the whole day in the Tarangire National Park complete with picnic lunch. Evening return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Tanzania
Location : Tarangire
Day 4:

Gibb's Farm, Karatu

Today you will drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a morning game drive with your lunch boxes. At a time convenient to you, you will depart from the park and make your way towards your lodge. On arrival, you will be assisted with check in before being shown your room.

Travellers heading for the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater will pass through the town of Karatu in the green hills of Tanzania’s northern highlands. Presided over by the towering Ol Deani Volcano, this small, colourful town serves as a popular overnight stop for visitors exploring the area’s many game parks. The town offers a variety of activities including browsing the bustling marketplace, sampling beer at a local brewery, visiting a traditional homestead, or taking a guided walk through the Ngorongoro Forest in search of waterfalls and caves. Whether you are looking for cultural tours, hiking and biking opportunities, a chance to enjoy an authentic rural Tanzania experience, or simply a break between safari game drives, this underrated town has plenty to offer.

Overnight: Gibb's Farm

Gibb's Farm is located on the forested outside slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, overlooking the centuries old Great Rift Valley. It is the ideal base from which to explore the Crater and Lake Manyara.

Each day at Gibb’s Farm follows a gentle rhythm. Discover a sanctuary for the senses to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. A destination in itself and sanctuary for safari goers, take time to immerse in the sense of wellbeing at Gibb’s Farm.

This historic organic farm and family coffee plantation covers over 80 acres on the forested outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater. Share in the eternal sense of history and community with two-family houses and seventeen cottages.vDiscover a sense of wellbeing, tranquillity and history, deeply rooted in East African culture and community, a welcome retreat for a few days’ respite while on safari or extended vacation.

Beautiful architectural details, such as the farmhouse’s original wooden beams and colourful artworks, are inspired by local African artists. The farm’s organic vegetable and terraced flower gardens provide a wonderful setting for afternoon tea or a quiet walk to impart a sense of contentment.

Day Activities

Situated in Tanzania’s central-northern region with the Lake Manyara to its east and the Manyara Escarpment to its west, the Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats supporting an array of wildlife. This small park is home to surprising biodiversity and features a magnificent landscape of acacia woodlands, forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. The park supports over 400 species of bird and the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world. Other species to spot include giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, impala, waterbuck, warthog, the Cape clawless otter, and the Egyptian mongoose. Don’t miss the opportunity to see thousands of flamingos on the lake, the renowned tree-climbing lions, and large families of elephants strolling through the forest.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Tanzania
Location : Lake Manyara
Day 5:

Gibb's Farm, Karatu

To take full advantage of your time here, we recommend an early breakfast and an early start. Depart with a packed lunch. Return to your camp before dusk, and in time to freshen up before dinner.

Day Activities

Located in Northern Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater is best known for its natural beauty and abundance of diverse wildlife; which makes it one of Africa’s most popular safari destinations. Surrounded by Tanzania’s highlands, this UNESCO-listed crater is said to be the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Visitors can look forward to spotting the world-renowned Big Five and a host of other wildlife species including large herds of zebra and wildebeest. It is famed as one of Tanzania’s best tourist attractions offering visitors an array of wonderful activities including excellent bird watching, trekking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking and visiting a local Maasai village. Don’t miss the opportunity to jump on an excursion to the magnificent Olduvai Gorge.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Bed and Breakfast
Tanzania
Location : Ngorongoro
Day 6:

Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp, Central Serengeti

After breakfast and check out, depart to the Serengeti with a packed lunch. On arrival into the park, game drive towards your camp.

As the afternoon begins to end, you will make your way towards your camp. On arrival you will be assisted with check in and shown your tent.

Situated in the heart of Tanzania, the Central Serengeti encompasses the world-famous Seronera Valley which is known for its prime wildlife-viewing opportunities. This picture-perfect landscape is characterised by endless stretches of savannah-covered open plains interspersed by rocky outcrops of granite and scattered with acacia woodlands and covered in a network of rivers and streams. The Central Serengeti forms part of the great wildebeest and zebra migration and provides an ideal habitat for a variety of wildlife such as giraffe, impala, waterbuck, hippo, elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, hyena, jackal, serval and much more. Popular activities include: game viewing, cultural tours, horse riding safaris, and hot air ballooning over the spectacularly scenic terrain.

Overnight: Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

Lemala Ewanjan is an authentic intimate tented camp set in a secluded part of the game-rich Seronera Valley in Central Serengeti. The Seronera region is an important wildlife transition zone between the southern grasslands and the northern woodlands and is renowned for its year-round game viewing due to its abundance of water in the many rivers, as well as for its large populations of resident big cats. Additionally, between April and June, and again between November and January, this area is crossed by the annual wildebeest migration, which provides always thrilling wildlife drama.

We have carefully positioned Lemala Ewanjan right at the end of a blind valley, so other vehicles will not interrupt your view across the plains during the day, and in the evening, you can enjoy uninterrupted sunsets with no electric lights in sight

Day Activities

The museum’s exhibits tell the story of the paleoanthropological artefacts that have been discovered here and the research they have generated. There is a room dedicated to the Leakey family and all they have achieved here and another to the famous Laetoli fossilized footprints which included a cast of part of the trail. Museum staff also conduct orientation presentations.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Bed and Breakfast
Tanzania
Location : Serengeti
Day 7:

Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp, Central Serengeti

Enjoy a full day, with morning and evening games drives in Serengeti National Park. Enjoy quiet evenings by the campfire and the exclusivity of absolute comfort combined with the authenticity of a night spent in the African bush, an extraordinary experience for all nature lovers.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Tanzania
Location : Serengeti
Day 8:

Breezes Beach Club and Spa, Dongwe

After breakfast, check out with lunch boxes and drive to Seronera airstrip for schedule flight to Zanzibar. On arrival Zanzibar airport you will be met by our representative and transfer to your beach resort for dinner and overnight.

Located only an hour's drive from Stone Town, near the village of Paje on the beautiful eastern coast of Zanzibar, the seaside resort town of Dongwe features endless white-sand beaches meeting crystal- clear azure waters. Travellers from around the globe flock to this little corner of paradise for the quintessential beach-island getaway. Dongwe is encircled by lush tropical vegetation with an offshore coral reef teeming with colourful tropical fish and an array of other marine life. It boasts a wide selection of wonderful fully-equipped beachside resorts. Visitors can look forward to a variety of activities including: swimming with wild dolphins, enjoying fascinating forest excursions, and sampling delicious local cuisine, which known for its variety of aromatic spices.

Overnight: Breezes Beach Club and Spa

For centuries the island of Zanzibar has evoked a mystical and magical dream. With the distinct advantage of being located on the South East coast which is the one of the most quiet and untouched parts of the Island, Breezes is the ultimate retreat for those looking to get away from it all. This beautiful resort is situated along a pristine, untouched beach stretching as far as the eye can see. With great attention to detail, unique charm, personalized service and warm hospitality.

Breezes Beach Club & Spa is set in beautiful tropical landscaped gardens on a pristine and peaceful beach on the East Coast of the island, about one hour from Stone Town. Breezes is famous for its attention to detail, intimate and private dining, its world-renowned beautiful Zanzibar décor with stunning carvings, glistening brass and rich fabrics creating an elegant and unique atmosphere. In 2005, Breezes Beach Club won the title of "Best Resort in Tanzania" at the World Travel Awards.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Half Board - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Tanzania
Location : Zanzibar
Day 9-11:

Breezes Beach Club and Spa, Dongwe

Spend your days at leisure in the homely atmosphere of your Beach Resort, in the breathtaking setting of the powdery white beaches of the Swahili coast. If you are keen to explore, a spice tour is an excellent way to see the interior of the island, a favourite excursion on Zanzibar. You may also enjoy taking a visit to the red colobus monkeys in Jozani Forest, which is to be booked and paid direct. If you want to relax, there are plenty of places where you can relax in the sun or shade by the pool or on the beach, or even go to one of the lovely spas and enjoy a massage.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Half Board - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Tanzania
Location : Zanzibar
Day 12:

End of Itinerary

After breakfast and check out, you will be met by our representative and transfer to Zanzibar International Airport for your departure flight back home. End of our Service.

Overnight & Meal Plan

Bed and Breakfast
Tanzania
Location : Zanzibar

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