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This 6 Day Best Of Tanzania Tour is the result of Ker & Downey Africa’s drive to find only the best and most memorable experiences in Tanzania, and pack them into 6 unforgettable days in East Africa. Experiences such as descending down Masai trails into the Ngorongoro crater and sharing a meal in the wild to climbing to the heights of a treetop platform to look out over wild plains of the Serengeti. Stay in iconic and experiential lodges The Highlands and Mwiba that will take you from the remote volcanic areas of Northern Tanzania to breathtaking clifftop rooms to the South West. Enquire Online today to embark on your journey.
Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania / Lake Duluti Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania / The Highlands
Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania / The Highlands
Day 4: Southern Serengeti, Tanzania / Mwiba Lodge
Day 5: Southern Serengeti, Tanzania / Mwiba Lodge
Day 6: Departure
Day 1 / Arusha, Tanzania – Lake Duluti Lodge
Begin your best of Tanzania experience with a flight to Arusha Airport in Tanzania. Upon arrival a Ker & Downey Africa representative will greet you and road transfer you to your first accommodation in Tanzania – Lake Duluti Lodge.
Lake Duluti Lodge is made up of 18 chalets that provide all visitors with ultimate privacy and exclusivity as you enjoy views of the thirty acre coffee farm on the outskirts of Arusha. The Lodge is the perfect point of absolute, simple serenity and comfort. The beautiful views and comfortable rooms along with world class cuisine provide a restful and relaxing overnight before your journey to the Tanzanian wild truly begins.
Immediately immerse yourself into one of the pillars of Tanzanian trade and culture with an included tour of the Coffee farm the lodge is situated on. Learn about the history, taste and processes around the coffee that is produced here, which has helped Tanzania become one of the most famous and reputable coffee producers in the world.
Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast
Day 2 – 3/ Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania – The Highlands
Enjoy your breakfast with a view at Lake Duluti Lodge before a scenic transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known as one of the most beautiful views in Africa, the crater was created as a result of historic volcanic activity that produced the perfect eco-system for an incredible range of wildlife.
It is here that you will find your incredible and unique accommodation at the Ngorongoro Crater – The Highlands. This tented camp has a focus on providing guests with an exclusive and luxurious stay in an exclusive section of the conservation area. Ker & Downey Africa continually pursues experiences for the exploratory traveller, The Highlands is one such unique and lesser known experience, with it’s eco-friendly futuristic igloo-type rooms with panoramic views of the crater and surrounds – it is a place that will interrupt your idea of what an African lodge should look like – and one you will not soon forget.
With unending views of the crater, your domed suite with floor to ceiling windows allow you to view the crater and all of it’s wildlife with spectacular ease. En suite, bathrooms, wood stoves and all of the finer touches makes this one of the most beautiful, exclusive and memorable stays in the world.
On your 3rd day in Tanzania you will enjoy an incredibly special experience. Follow Masai warriors down the Ngorongoro crater, soak up the views of the beautiful area at the different heights as you make your way down the crater on foot in the African wild. Once safely at the bottom our the Highlands staff will set up a bucket list lunch for you under the trees in the Ngorongoro crater for an experience of a lifetime.
Meal Plan: Fully Inclusive
Day 4/ Southern Serengeti, Tanzania – Mwiba Lodge
Enjoy a final breakfast at The Highlands before continuing your Best Of Tanzania Experience in the Southern Serengeti. You will enjoy a unforgettable drive by transfer to Manyara Airstrip through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Your plane will be awaiting your arrival at the airstrip and will fly you directly to Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti National Park is most famous for the annual migration of Wildebeest and Zebra North towards the Kenyan border.
Once you have touched down safely, a Mwiba Lodge representative will guide you to your vehicle and drive you to Mwiba Lodge. Mwiba Lodge is a luxurious, secluded lodge nestled between a host of boulders and large trees that overlook the Arugusinyai River. With a focus on perfect wildlife viewing and ultimate luxury, it is one of the top lodges in Tanzania. Private dining areas and a plunge pool with it’s edge meeting a view of the lush landscapes of the Serengeti spreading out before you all combine to make a unique and special lodge.
Meal Plan: Fully Inclusive
Day 5/ Southern Serengeti, Tanzania – Mwiba Lodge
Enjoy your morning game drive and the famous breakfast at Mwiba Lodge, followed by a leisurely morning at the Lodge. Options for the morning of your 5th day in Tanzania include a bush walk, a cultural experience with the local Masai Mara village nearby, relaxing in the swimming pool or pushing yourself in the gym.
Lunch for today will not be delivered to you. You will find it at the top of a platform out in the wild, overlooking the incredible Serengeti – sit high above the gorge and river below in the tree tops as you enjoy a world class lunch in an unforgettable setting.
Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing on the platform or returning to the comforts and activities of the main lodge before an evening game drive including sundowners in the Serengeti and ending the evening off with dinner and a camp fire.
Meal Plan: Fully Inclusive
Day 6/ Departure
Say goodbye to the beautiful Tanzanian Serengeti as you will be driven to the airstrip where your flight will carry you safely to Arusha Airport for your onward journey home.
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Coffee tour, Lake Duluti Lodge
- All game drives at The Highlands
- Picnic on the tree top deck at The Highlands
- All inter-camp/lodge/hotel flights
- All road transfers throughout with English speaking driver/guides
- Concierge Service throughout your trip
- 24/7 On-the-ground Support throughout your trip
- Taxes and VAT
- All meals other than those mentioned
- All transfers (local & international) other than those mentioned
- All premium imported brands and champagne
- Telephone calls
- Curio shop purchases
- Visa costs
- Travel & health insurance
- Any items of a personal nature
- All other items not expressly stated as being included in the price
Contact one of our travel experts with any questions regarding the above.
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