Exclusive Tanzania: Fly-In Safari

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Run by: Rainbow Tours

Reference number: ITN-TZA016

From: £5598.00

On this 7-night fly-in safari, you stay at the finest lodges in spectacular locations. Stunning accommodation, sumptuous food and superb game viewing are the keynotes here and this trip makes a perfect romantic break. Short flights between locations maximise the time available for game viewing. Game drives are in lodge vehicles, so you benefit from the guides' local knowledge. Safari vehicles are shared with other guests.

Itinerary

Day 1 Depart from London Heathrow on an overnight flight to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi.

Day 2 On arrival mid morning you will be met and transferred to Arusha Coffee Lodge for a 1 night stay with breakfast and dinner included. Set in a coffee plantation on the outskirts of the town it is the perfect location to relax in readiness for your forthcoming safari.

Day 3 After breakfast you have the option to explore the 'Bean-To-Cup' Coffee Estate Tour (additional cost) before lunch at back at the lodge. Transfer to Arusha airport for your short flight to Tarangire National Park. On arrival at the airstrip, you will be met and transferred by game drive vehicle through the park for a 2 night stay at Tarangire Treetops Lodge inclusive of all meals, all local drinks daytime game drives, bush walks and night game drives and park fees This lodge is set around Baobab trees which this park is known for and the tree houses are some of the largest bedrooms in Africa with expansive views over the park. Experienced driver guides in custom designed 4WD vehicles accompany all drive/walk activities.

Day 4 For the adventurous there is the option for an early morning walking safari (additional cost) before breakfast before a morning game drive in the National Park followed by a bush lunch. Afternoon visit to a local Maasai village before sunset cocktails in the bush continued by a night game drive.

Day 5 Morning game drive before a picnic lunch at the airstrip before enjoying breathtaking aerial views en route to Lake Manyara. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Manor Ngorongoro in time for ‘High Tea’, staying for 2 nights with all meals included.

Day 6 You will be take on a spectacular Ngorongoro Crater floor tour with a picnic lunch and a tour of the nearby Lake Manyara National Park. When not exploring the area there is optional horse back riding on the Arabica coffee estate and a must do visit of the spa.

Day 7 After breakfast a morning at leisure time permitting there is optional horse back riding on the Arabica coffee estate or perhaps a visit to the spa or game drive in Lake Manyara National Park before lunch at the lodge and an afternoon flight to the Serengeti for a 2 night stay at Migration Camp with all meals included.

Day 8 Days are spend maximising your game viewing time on the open plains of the Serengeti. This will be broken up with bush lunches, optional private dining and guided bush walk along the Grumeti River.

Day 9 Morning visit to the hippos on the Grumeti River before lunch in the camp and an afternoon flight back to Arusha. On arrival, transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your evening overnight flight back to London via Nairobi.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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