This 8-day luxury Tanzania Highlights itinerary is designed to give you some of the best that Tanzania has to offer. Enjoy the best of wildlife and hospitality.
Tangarine National Park
Your journey starts in the Tarangire National Park. This is Tanzania’s 6th largest national park. The area is known for its large elephant herds and iconic baobab trees dotting the landscape. Here you can see as the passing herds of wildebeest and zebra. It also hosts the regions primary water source during the dry season. Hence, it offers some exciting game viewing of a wide variety of animals during this time. You will stay in a luxury tented camp, where you will be treated to the finest Kenyan hospitality.
Lake Manyara National Park
From Tarangire you will head off to Lake Manyara National Park and a nearby working farm. Here you will stay for the next leg of your trip. You will be immersed in the beauty of the surrounding area, whilst again being treated like royalty. A day trip to the Ngorongoro Crater is an absolute must! Learn about this fascinating region and spend a morning watching the comings and goings of its inhabitants. In addition you will discover the various flora in the area.
Today sees you travelling via a short light aircraft flight to the famous Serengeti region. This is the final leg of your Tanzania Highlights holiday! Spend 3 nights at a luxury tented mobile camp. In other words, bebimmersed in the migrating wildebeest herds. This area is well known for its migrating wildebeest and zebra herds. Over and above, it is also a popular attraction for the lesser known Nile crocodile and the infamous honey badger. This is an ancient region steeped in the rich spiritual history of the Masai people. So make sure to spend some time learning about the local culture and traditions.
This 8 day luxury itinerary is designed for couples wishing to experience the best of Tanzanian wildlife, whilst staying in luxury accommodation.
Days 1-3 - Tarangire National Park
Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport where a local representative will meet you and assist with your road transfer in a private 4×4 Land Cruiser to Tarangire national park. You will be spending 3 nights here, staying at the peaceful and luxurious Oliver’s Camp on a full board basis. Spend a morning exploring the park on foot as part of the famous guided bush walks offered at Oliver’s Camp. The area is a popular location for both elephant and big cats, so make sure to embark on a game drive or two to get the most out of your stay.Accommodation
Days 4&5 - Manyara National Park
Today the road takes you to Lake Manyara National Park for a morning of game viewing, followed by a picnic lunch out in the bush. From here you will head off to Karatu, where you will spend the next 3 nights. Gibb’s Farm is one of the oldest guesthouses in Tanzania and is situated between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro crater amidst beautiful scenery. Enjoy a number of activities including a selection of nature walks and cultural visits as well as a night time game drive around the Manyara National Park amongst others.Accommodation
Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater
Take a guided drive through to the famous Ngorongoro Crater where you will see a variety of interesting plant and animal life in this unique forest environment. Spend the afternoon enjoying a picnic lunch at the foot of the crater, before heading back and being transferred to Manyara airstrip. From here you will take a coastal light aircraft fight to the Serengeti! You will spend 3 nights here staying at Olakira camp on a full board and game package basis.
Day 7 - Serengeti
Olakira is a migration camp that follows the herd of wildebeest as they roam the Serengeti, offering guests front row seats of this natural wildlife phenomenon. The main activities around the camp are centred around game viewing, with a focus on the migrating Wildebeest and the predators that follow them. Spend your days enjoying the front row views of these animals while being pampered in a way that only a luxury safari camp can do!Accommodation
Day 8 - Return to Arusha
Today is the last day of your Kenya Highlights holiday. Wake up early and be treated to a last expertly prepared and delicious breakfast whilst overlooking the Serengeti and the wild creatures that inhabit it. Pack up in time to be transferred to the airstrip, where you will catch a light aircraft flight to Arusha, flying along the Tanzanian coastline. From here you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will catch a flight back home.
- Airport meet & greet
- All internal transport including private road transfers between city airports or shared transfers from lodge runways as specified
- All internal scheduled light aircraft flights as specified (note that all internal flights have a strict luggage limit of 15kg per person in soft-sided bags)
- Accommodation as specified
- Excursions/activities as specified
- All park fees and daily conservation levies
- All trips are ATOL protected or ABTA bonded to ensure you are fully covered