Day 1 Kilimanjaro
Onsea House is a boutique hotel located just outside Arusha, approximately 30 minutes' drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport. This idyllic property is the perfect place to start your safari holiday or to spend time before heading to the coast or Zanzibar Island. The accommodation features a self-contained cottage, two adjacent rooms with a shared terrace and a private guestroom, perfect for families or small groups of friends. Belgian run, Onsea offers warm, friendly service, mouth-watering cuisine and is renowned for being one of the top places to stay in Arusha.
Overnight: Onsea House
Day 2 - 3 Tarangire
Drive to Tarangire with your private guide and vehicle. On arrival, you will be driven to Kuro Tarangire Camp, your home for the next two nights. Kuro Tarangire Camp is situated amongst a grove of Kigella and Acacia trees on the banks of the Tarangire River. Featuring six stylish and light safari tents, which are complete with en suite bucket showers, flushing eco loos and comfortable beds. Activities on offer at Kuro Tarangire Camp include: day and night game drives plus walking safaris. The camp is also home to some of the best guides in the business who will infactuate you with their knowledge of everything from herds of buffalo to forests of boabab trees and 550 bird species which can be found in Tarangire to night time leopard spotting.
Overnight: Kuro Tarangire Camp
Day 4 Lake Manyara National Park
Plantation Lodge is ideally located close to the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and not far from Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Park. The accommodation consists of 16 standard rooms and seven suites scattered amongst the gardens, all very individual and immaculately presented. Included in these are several adjoining rooms or self-contained units that make perfect accommodation for families including the Garden House, the Family Unit and the Family Suite. The emphasis of Plantation Lodge lies in immaculately presented rooms, flexible room layouts, extensive and very pretty gardens complete with swimming pool, and homely food made with fresh produce.
Overnight: Plantation Lodge
Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater
Spend the day exploring the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park or, Lake Manyara National Park, all located within short driving distance of Plantation Lodge. Other activities from the lodge itself include bird watching, visits to neighbouring coffee plantations and farms or having a relaxing massage.
Overnight: Plantation Lodge
Day 6 - 8 Northern Serengeti - Lamai Serengeti
Transfer to Lamai Serengeti, where you will spend three days enjoying the spectacular game viewing. Depending on what time of year you visit, you may witness the awe-inspiring annual migration where thousands of wildebeest and zebra make the treacherous journey from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara in search of fresh grazing grounds, closely pursued by hungry predators. Lamai Serengeti sits tucked amongst the rocks of Kogakurla Kopje, with panoramic views of the Serengeti, just a few miles from where the migrating herds cross the Mara River and where the gigantic Nile crocodiles lay in wait. The accommodation consists of 12 rooms that are split between two lodges, the main lodge of eight rooms and the smaller private lodge of four rooms. Each room has been specifically designed to blend in with the surrounding scenery and comes equipped with an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water, flush loo and powerful shower.
Overnight: Lamai Serengeti
Day 9 Depart
Light Aircraft flight to Kilimanjaro before connecting with your international flight home.