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Savannahs & Falls

 

Savannahs & Falls

12 days from $5,495 - Land Only
Departing Friday & Sunday

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Picture yourself driving across the plains of the Serengeti with thousands of wildebeest as far as the eye can see. This is just one of the memorable sights that await on this 12-day safari combining the best game viewing areas in Tanzania with the thundering Smoke that Thunders, Victoria Falls. While on safari, you will stay in luxury camps and lodges. While in Tarangire and Ngorongoro, game view by your private 4x4 safari vehicle before flying to the Serengeti for three nights at a luxury tented camp. Take advantage of the flights that connect Nairobi with Livingstone/Victoria Falls as you fly south to see Victoria Falls up close and personal.

Choose your own departure day. It's easy to add Botswana, Cape Town and more to this stunning safari.

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Day 1  Arrive Arusha
Welcome to Tanzania! On arrival this evening, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The evening is at leisure.

Siringit Arusha



Siringit Villa by Mantis is located within the confines of the superb Kilimanjaro Golf and Wildlife Estate on the edge of the 5th fairway of the 18 hole championship golf course just 30 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. This spacious and elegant property has been carefully created to provide an unrivalled guest experience.

And the rest of the villa is true to form. Whether it be in the gorgeous living room, the private dining room, the lush gardens, the relaxing terraces, or the invigorating lap pool.

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Day 2  Arusha-Tarangire | Meals: BLD
Meet your private driver-guide this morning and drive to Tarangire National Park. After lunch, thrill to your first game drive in the bush.

Tarangire hosts a wide array of wildlife, including large herds of elephants, along with migratory wildebeest and zebra. Tarangire is also a great place to spot the fringe-eared oryx and long-necked gerenuk. Birdlife is prolific in the park. In fact, Tarangire is known as hosting the most breeding species in one habitat anywhere in the world. If you are looking for the Big Cats, check out the trees. You might spot a leopard snoozing in the branches of the sausage tree.

Tarangire River Camp



Tarangire River Camp is just 3.5 km from the main entrance to Tarangire National Park, set on 25,000 hectares of concession area, the camp. The camp has 20 luxury safari tents, which are en-suite with hot and cold running water. The tents are tastefully furnished with all the comforts you will need whilst on safari and open out onto stunning views of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Meals are a delicious affair, dinners are served by candlelight in the thatch and timber elevated dining area, with dramatic views across the Maasai plains, where a friendly and attentive staff are always on hand to cater to your every need.

Activities from Tarangire River Camp include game drives, guided walking safaris, birding watching on the shores of Lake Manyara, and cultural safaris visiting the Maasai and Datoga peoples whose bomas populate adjacent land.

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Day 3  Tarangire | Meals: BLD
Thanks to the Tarangire River (which runs through the park), Tarangire is a haven for wildlife and you might find high concentrations of plains game like Thomson's gazelle, buffalo, eland, hartebeest, impala, waterbuck and much more. There are 8 distinct zones in Tarangire, from seasonal swamps to open plains and acacia woodland. Look (and listen) for the spotted hyena whose distinctive "whoop" is often heard through the still of the night. Thanks to the plentiful supply of food, predators like lion, leopard and cheetah are well represented in Tarangire. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded in Tarangire, so keep your eyes peeled for the bateleur eagle, ground hornbill and abundant species of bee-eaters and rollers.

Tarangire River Camp



Tarangire River Camp is just 3.5 km from the main entrance to Tarangire National Park, set on 25,000 hectares of concession area, the camp. The camp has 20 luxury safari tents, which are en-suite with hot and cold running water. The tents are tastefully furnished with all the comforts you will need whilst on safari and open out onto stunning views of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Meals are a delicious affair, dinners are served by candlelight in the thatch and timber elevated dining area, with dramatic views across the Maasai plains, where a friendly and attentive staff are always on hand to cater to your every need.

Activities from Tarangire River Camp include game drives, guided walking safaris, birding watching on the shores of Lake Manyara, and cultural safaris visiting the Maasai and Datoga peoples whose bomas populate adjacent land.

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Day 4  Lake Manyara-Ngorongoro | Meals: BLD
After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park was once one of the most popular hunting areas of Tanzania. Well known for its tree-climbing lions found lazing on branches of acacia trees, Manyara features large concentrations of elephant and buffalo. Game view in the park and then continue to your lodge in Karatu for a late lunch.

Kitela Lodge



Kitela Lodge rises up on the hillside of a valley with beautiful views of a coffee plantation and a waterfall within the incredible highlands of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It consists of 20 colonial style cottages surrounded by beautiful gardens, a coffee plantation and a working farm.

In the setting of the majestic mountains, this exclusive hotel is a haven of peace and comfort with all the attentions and the luxury of a traditional country villa. The relaxation the spa offers and its swimming pool are the perfect contrast to the intense excursions and safaris available from the lodge to the Ngorongoro area.

Chalet type bedrooms situated at ground level with a private terrace or balcony. Overlooking the gardens and/or coffee plantation. Ample and comfortable. Rooms with a double bed or two single beds. The rooms have a bathroom with bathtub and shower. The family room consists of two rooms with a connecting door.

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Day 5  Ngorongoro | Meals: BLD
A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World's largest wildlife zoo. After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the World's largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes. It's an awesome wildlife experience. A picnic lunch is served overlooking a small lake populated with hippos.

Kitela Lodge



Kitela Lodge rises up on the hillside of a valley with beautiful views of a coffee plantation and a waterfall within the incredible highlands of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It consists of 20 colonial style cottages surrounded by beautiful gardens, a coffee plantation and a working farm.

In the setting of the majestic mountains, this exclusive hotel is a haven of peace and comfort with all the attentions and the luxury of a traditional country villa. The relaxation the spa offers and its swimming pool are the perfect contrast to the intense excursions and safaris available from the lodge to the Ngorongoro area.

Chalet type bedrooms situated at ground level with a private terrace or balcony. Overlooking the gardens and/or coffee plantation. Ample and comfortable. Rooms with a double bed or two single beds. The rooms have a bathroom with bathtub and shower. The family room consists of two rooms with a connecting door.

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Day 6  Ngorongoro-Serengeti | Meals: BLD
Drive to Lake Manyara Airstrip where you bid your driver farewell and take your included light aircraft flight to the Serengeti. A camp vehicle will greet you on arrival at the airstrip. After lunch, explore the Serengeti on an afternoon game drive.

Mbali Mbali Soroi



Mbali Mbali Soroi Serengeti is set high on a natural plateau with endless views of the Musabi Plains in the Western Corridor of the iconic Serengeti National Park.

The architecture, design and modern decor of the thatched chalets built on the edge of the plateau make Mbali Mbali Soroi Serengeti unique, offering the visitor an unforgettable Serengeti safari experience. The three-tier decked main area, with swimming pool, fire place, open plan restaurant and kitchen, is where classic meals are served with care and attention.

This eco-friendly lodge uses solar hot water geysers, inverters with batteries and organic room amenities, ensuring a low carbon footprint.

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Day 7 & 8  Serengeti | Meals: BLD
During your two full days in the Serengeti, morning and afternoon game drives will reveal amazing sights. ame viewing in the Serengeti is never disappointing, as the park has one of the highest concentrations of game in Tanzania. Plains game like Coke's hartebeest, Thomson's gazelle and Grant's gazelle are plentiful. So too are buffalo and wildebeests. Wildebeests sometimes bear the brunt of jokes because of their "funny looking" appearance. Some say the wildebeest was made of spare parts. But it has adapted well to the environment and the sheer number of wildebeests on the plains will amaze you.

Mbali Mbali Soroi



Mbali Mbali Soroi Serengeti is set high on a natural plateau with endless views of the Musabi Plains in the Western Corridor of the iconic Serengeti National Park.

The architecture, design and modern decor of the thatched chalets built on the edge of the plateau make Mbali Mbali Soroi Serengeti unique, offering the visitor an unforgettable Serengeti safari experience. The three-tier decked main area, with swimming pool, fire place, open plan restaurant and kitchen, is where classic meals are served with care and attention.

This eco-friendly lodge uses solar hot water geysers, inverters with batteries and organic room amenities, ensuring a low carbon footprint.

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Day 9  Serengeti-Arusha-Nairobi
Bid farewell to the bush and fly to Arusha, where you continue by air to Nairobi. The evening is at leisure.

Eka Hotel



Eka Hotel is conveniently located along Mombasa Road with easy access to both Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Wilson Airport and next to the Nairobi National Park.

HOTEL FACILITIES ACCOMMODATION: 167 well appointed and air-conditioned rooms, designed to provide the highest levels of comfort, convenience and efficiency, supported by the latest in technology. All guests have exclusive access to free high speed internet (Wifi). Read more.

DINING: The Galaxy Restaurant offers dining at its best with the freshest ?avors of locally sourced produce. It offers full buffet breakfast, all-day a-la-carte and snack dining and 24-hour room service. The hotel also features a bar and a 24 hour coffee shop. Read More.

MEETINGS & CONFERENCE FACILITIES: The hotel boasts of five (5) fully serviced and air-conditioned multifunctional with the largest room catering for up to 200 people theater style and can be adapted to suit the specific needs of our guests. Read More.

WELLNESS CENTER: Guests can also take advantage of the wellness center for therapy, massages, facials, hand & feet care. Residing guests have access to the gym and swimming pool.

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Day 10  Nairobi-Victoria Falls | Meals: BD
Leave Nairobi on a very early flight to Victoria Falls today. Welcome to Victoria Falls! On arrival, you will be assisted to your transfer to your luxury accommodations. Later this afternoon, enjoy a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

Victoria Falls River Lodge



Enjoying a quiet riverside setting in the magnificence of unspoilt African wilds, Victoria Falls River Lodge is close enough to Victoria Falls for guests to easily access and enjoy all the historical town's key activities and sights - most notably the iconic Victoria Falls itself.

Built on raised decks, the 13 luxurious tents are well-spaced and air-conditioned. Constructed of canvas, glass and wood each extends out onto a private deck with its own plunge pool and boasts uninterrupted panoramas of river and natural bush. Stylish and spacious, the rooms are a fascinating fusion of European and African decor, with clean lines, soothing hues and a fresh earthy feel.

Guests are welcome to cool off in the pool between daily river cruises and exciting game drives. The lodge provides complimentary transfer to Victoria Falls and optional extra canoeing trips, fishing and walking safaris (available onsite) may also be arranged at an additional charge.

Standard to each "tent" are mosquito nets, a mini-bar, electronic safe, tea/coffee making facilities, ceiling fans, air-conditioners and international adapters to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

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Day 11  Victoria Falls | Meals: BLD
Begin the day with a scheduled walking tour of Victoria Falls. The Falls lie between Zimbabwe and Zambia and are part of two national parks: Victoria Falls National Park on the Zimbabwe side and Mosi oa Tunya National Park on the Zambia side. The Falls are just over a mile (5,577 feet) wide and 360 feet high and an average of 550,000 cubic meters of water cascade over the edge every minute. (By comparison, Niagara Falls is 167 feet high and 3,947 feet wide; Iguazu Falls is 269 feet at its highest point and 8,858 feet wide.)

The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Victoria Falls River Lodge



Enjoying a quiet riverside setting in the magnificence of unspoilt African wilds, Victoria Falls River Lodge is close enough to Victoria Falls for guests to easily access and enjoy all the historical town's key activities and sights - most notably the iconic Victoria Falls itself.

Built on raised decks, the 13 luxurious tents are well-spaced and air-conditioned. Constructed of canvas, glass and wood each extends out onto a private deck with its own plunge pool and boasts uninterrupted panoramas of river and natural bush. Stylish and spacious, the rooms are a fascinating fusion of European and African decor, with clean lines, soothing hues and a fresh earthy feel.

Guests are welcome to cool off in the pool between daily river cruises and exciting game drives. The lodge provides complimentary transfer to Victoria Falls and optional extra canoeing trips, fishing and walking safaris (available onsite) may also be arranged at an additional charge.

Standard to each "tent" are mosquito nets, a mini-bar, electronic safe, tea/coffee making facilities, ceiling fans, air-conditioners and international adapters to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

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Day 12  Victoria Falls-Depart | Meals: B
Your amazing journey comes to an end today as you depart Victoria Falls on your flight home.

Land Only Per Person Prices in US Dollars
Departs Friday & Sunday
  Per Person Sharing a Twin Bedded Room Per Person in a Single Bedded Room
01 NOV 19 - 15 DEC 19$5,695$7,195
16 DEC 19 - 08 JAN 20$6,995$8,795
09 JAN 20 - 31 MAR 20$6,595$8,295
01 APR 20 - 20 MAY 20$5,495$6,695
21 MAY 20 - 31 OCT 20$7,095$8,895
All prices are based on a minimum of 2 people traveling together. Airfare Nairobi-Victoria Falls is not included in the Land Only tour price. Holiday supplement of $65.00 per person, per night applies December 24-January 4 and April 19-22.
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Visiting

  • Victoria Falls
  • Arusha
  • Lake Manyara
  • Serengeti
  • Ngorongoro
  • Tarangire

This Tour Includes

  • Luxury accommodations with private facilities
  • Full breakfast daily, lunches and dinners as indicated by BLD
  • Game-viewing between Arusha and Lake Manyara in private 4x4 safari vehicle
  • Light aircraft flights Lake Manyara-Serengeti-Arusha-Nairobi
  • Game viewing in the Serengeti by camp 4x4 safari vehicle on a shared, scheduled basis
  • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
  • Walking tour of Victoria Falls on a shared basis
  • All park entry fees, hotel taxes and surcharges
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