Zakale Expeditions

LUXURY ADVENTURE IN THE WILD


ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DAY DESTINATION YOUR AFRICAN COMFORT MEAL PLAN
Day 1 Arusha Arusha Coffee Lodge BB
Day 2 Tarangire Chem Chem Lodge FB
Day 3 Tarangire Chem Chem Lodge FB
Day 4 Ngorongoro Highlands Gibbs Farm FB
Day 5 Ngorongoro Highlands Gibbs Farm FB
Day 6 Serengeti (South Serengeti) Mwiba Lodge FB
Day 7 Serengeti (South Serengeti) Mwiba Lodge FB
Day 8 Serengeti (South Serengeti) Mwiba Lodge FB
Day 9 Serengeti (Singita Grumeti) Singita Faru Faru FB
Day 10 Serengeti (Singita Grumeti) Singita Faru Faru FB
Day 11 Serengeti (Singita Grumeti) Singita Faru Faru FB
Day 12 Departure


Day 1: Arusha

On arrival at the airport, meet our experienced guide. You will then be chauffeured via the bustling town of Arusha to Arusha Coffee Lodge a perfect haven hidden amongst one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations. Overnight at Arusha Coffee Lodge

Day 2 & 3: Tarangire National Park

You will be driven to Arusha Airport, where you will board a flight to Kuro airstrip. Enjoy your first game drive en route from the airstrip to Chem Chem Lodge.


Owner run and managed by Fabia Bausch & Nicolas Negre, Chem Chem Lodge exudes simple elegance. Lying in a 4,000ha private wildlife concession between Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, the lodge's central focus is on relaxation and letting the wildlife come to you at the same time as assisting the surrounding communities. With experiences on offer such as walking safaris, tracking, picnics, visiting Maasai villages, and dining under the stars, as well as 4x4 daytime and evening game drives, Chem Chem's enviable remote location enables guests to experience a highly personalized safari experience.

Overnight at Chem Chem Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4 & 5: Ngorongoro Highlands

You will be collected and transferred back to Kuro airstrip for your scheduled flight to Manyara airstrip. Meet your guide and depart for Gibbs Farm. Over the next two days explore Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Eyasi (full day trips) arranged by Gibb’s Farm.  Enjoy the organic gardens and farm activities at Gibb’s Farm, while the energetic do the Farm to Crater Rim walk.

Gibbs Farm is a true oasis, offering a luxurious, welcome retreat for a few days’ respite while on safari, an extended vacation or honeymoon getaway. Experience the warmth and gracious hospitality of the team, deeply rooted in East African culture and community, during your stay in one of the intimate and inviting cottages. Ranked among the oldest guesthouses in Northern Tanzania, Gibbs Farm was constructed by German settlers in 1929 and has remained an inviting, well-cared-for-guesthouse.

Overnight at Gibbs Farm (B, L, D).


Day 6, 7 & 8: Serengeti (Mwiba Wildlife Reserve)

Return to the airstrip for a flight to Mwiba airstrip. Enjoy 3 days in a secluded, sophisticated haven set among massive stone boulders, ancient coral trees and acacias, overlooking a rocky gorge on the Arugusinyai River with safari experiences in the Southern Serengeti and within the private reserve enjoy walks, drives and picnic experiences.

Mwiba Lodge, the newest addition to the Legendary Expeditions’ portfolio, is set among massive stone boulders, ancient coral trees and acacias, which overlooks a rocky gorge on the Arugusinyai River. Located in the Mwiba wildlife reserve, the Lodge is composed of 8 suites which all have interior design that portrays an elegant combination of traditional and modern elements.

Overnight at Mwiba Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 9, 10 & 11: Serengeti (Singita Grumeti)

Your adventure continues as you board your light aircraft flight to the western edge of the Serengeti, home to the private Singita Grumeti Reserve and Singita Faru Faru, known for its exceptional luxury.

This expansive yet private lodge boasts only 7 one-bedroom suites, 1 family suite and 1 two-bedroom suite with a private pool. Set on a gently sloping hill overlooking the riverine ecosystem the camp is positioned on a renowned migratory route. With such close proximity to the river and plains, you will have the unique opportunity to experience a very close connection with the wilderness, especially at the main infinity pool!

Spend your days in a state of the art Land Cruiser in search of a great variety of wildlife including cheetah, bearded wildebeest, bat eared fox, black rhino, Maasai giraffe, lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, zebra and the rare Colobus monkey. At camp you may wish to indulge at the serene lodge spa or simply relax in the main lounge, sipping cocktails. Overnight at Singita Faru Faru Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 12: Arusha – Departure

Wake up at sunrise for your last game drive; who knows, you may see some wildlife that you hadn't seen before. Return to the camp and collect your bags and transfer to the airstrip for your Scheduled flight to Arusha airport. A day room has been reserved for you at the Arusha Coffee Lodge where you will get some time to freshen up before being transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

PRICES FROM

High Season @ USD 9900 per person

Peak Season @ USD 11,200 per person

INCLUDED EXCLUDED
ARUSHA COFFEE LODGE
  • All airport transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for briefing and debriefing
  • Superior accommodation on bed and breakfast
  • Dayroom on the last day
CHEM CHEM LODGE
  • All meals
  • House wines, beers, spirits, water and soft drinks (excluding connoisseur wine, and champagne)
  • Laundry (hand washed)
  • Game drive to Tarangire National Park in an open vehicle
  • All park fees
  • All safari activities in the Chem Chem Reserve: guided safari walks, tracking with the Maasai and bush breakfast
  • Evening sundowners at the lake
  • Family activity day with local Maasai
  • Cultural visit (Maasai village and the local school).
GIBBS FARM
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals daily
  • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees
  • Crater tour
  • Manyara airstrip transfers
  • Ngorongoro Park Fees.
MWIBA LODGE
  • Luxury tented en-suite accommodation
  • Full board including
  • House wines, beers, local spirits, water, juice and soft drinks, Private safari vehicle with local guide
  • Game package including unlimited game drives as well as night drives
  • Bush walks with a professional government game scout
  • Light Laundry service
SINGITA FARU FARU LODGE
  • All meals and beverages (excluding premium wines & French Champagne)
  • Twice daily open Land Rover safaris
  • Return road transfers between the Serengeti Sasakwa airstrip and the lodges
  • Light laundry service
  • Equestrian day rides (experienced riders only)
  • Serengeti Park Fees
DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
  • Arusha – Tarangire
  • Tarangire – Manyara
  • Manyara – South Serengeti
  • South Serengeti – Serengeti Grumeti (Sasakwa)
  • Sasakwa – Arusha
  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Premium drinks
  • Tipping
  • Excess baggage charges levied by airlines
  • Personal and baggage insurance
  • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusions section
 
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