Explore Tanzania’s northern circuit on
this excellent value tour of the country’s
most renowned wildlife reserves. Visit
the huge plains of the Serengeti, the
open grasslands of the Great Rift Valley
and the strikingly beautiful Ngorongoro
Crater, home to an estimated 30,000
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Evening flight from London (regional connections
available) to Arusha, via Nairobi, with Kenya
Arrive and transfer to the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel
for 1 night. (D)
Drive to Lake Manyara National Park and stay
1 night at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Afternoon
safari drive in the park, known for its elusive treeclimbing
lions and huge flocks of migratory pink
flamingoes. (B, L, D)
Morning safari drive around Lake Manyara then
drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. Stay 2 nights at
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. (B, L, D)
Descend into the crater for a wildlife drive in a 4x4
vehicle and a picnic lunch. (B, L, D)
Drive to central Serengeti, stopping en route at the
Olduvai gorge, which features the remains of the
earliest human beings, discovered in the early 20th
century by the Leakeys. Stay 2 nights at Serengeti
Serena Lodge. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon safari drives in Serengeti
National Park, known for its cheetahs, leopards,
lions and great wildebeest migration. (B, L, D)
Safari drive to the western Serengeti and stay
1 night at Kirawira Serena Camp. (B, L, D)
Morning safari drive. Afternoon transfer to the
airstrip and fly to Arusha. Day room at the Lake
Duluti Serena Hotel. (B)
Early morning flight to London via Nairobi with
Kenya Airways. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based on a 7- or 9-seater 4x4 pop-up
roof safari vehicle in which each passenger has
a window seat. A 4x4 vehicle will be provided for
those taking the tour on a private basis and you
will be accompanied by an expert driver-guide.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5008 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Kirawira is situated on a hilltop that overlooks the vast plains of the Western Serengeti. The building style and furniture have been brought from the Victorian era and the open-sided architecture of public areas keep the guests constantly in touch with nature. The dining room, lounge and bar area are situated in a large tent with raised wood flooring. Accommodation comprises 25 tents each with a sweeping view of the Serengeti plains, an en suite bathroom with shower only facilities, and a private balcony. The tents are also equipped with a dressing table and writing table, a wardrobe, shaver outlet and mirror, his and hers bathroom vanities, a small table and chairs on the viewing deck and hammocks on request. Daily game drives are done on the vast grasslands of the Serengeti where a variety of animals roam, including the big five. Guests visiting Kirawira may even be treated to one o...
Lake Duluti Serena Hotel is situated only 15km from Arusha and is therefore an ideal start or finish point for any safari. The 46 “rondavel” style thatched huts are clustered together to give the impression of small individual Masai villages. Set in lush botanical gardens overlooking Lake Duluti, wonderful water features complement the indigenous flowers, and birdlife abounds. All huts are en-suite with shower, mosquito nets and a private veranda. The main public area is in an old colonial house, which has been tastefully adapted and the central Fountain Restaurant serves organically grown fresh products. A roof terrace allows guests to enjoy panoramic views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Lake Duluti and Mount Meru. Recreational activities include guided bird watching walks around Lake Duluti, horse riding or traditional dancing on the lawns in the afternoon. A small curio shop is located near...
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge is stunningly situated on an escarpment overlooking the Rift Valley and Lake Manyara. The Lodge's unusual circular buildings reflect indigenous building traditions and each comfortably appointed chalet offers spectacular views of the valley below and the abundant birdlife of the region. There is a large pool and sun deck for...
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is perched high on the jagged rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Its boulder-built buildings, cloaked in indigenous creepers, hug the crater's edge, linked by timber walkways that skirt the buttressed roots of ancient, liana-hung trees. There are 75 guest rooms all with en suite showers and most have a private terrace. Due to the cool climate in the region, the lounge and dining room are set indoors, with large picture windows providing excellent views of the crater. All the main areas have a log fire, adding greatly to the atmosphere. The hotel's unusual design continues into the restaurant and bar, with prehistoric cave paintings etched into the walls. The full service lounge has an outdoor balcony with a fixed...
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is set high on a hill with breathtaking vistas of sweeping grasslands and the unspoiled wilderness landscape of the Serengeti plains. The Serengeti is a natural paradise and home to one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth; the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. The lodge is inspired by a traditional African village, separate rondavel “huts” house the luxury guest rooms that have their own view of the vast Serengeti plains. A delightful water feature runs through the main public areas and towards the restaurant, dining and bar area guests are led through open corridors with rich African carving and high roofs. The lodge also has a boutique where curios, clothes and a variety of other items can be purchased. There are 66 guest rooms all with en suite showers and a private balcony. The uniquely crafted bedroom units maximize the use o...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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HIZ2018: 7 Nights
Seeing so many animals in their natural surroundings and our guides ability to spot wildlife and his knowledge of the animals and plants we saw. The private journey was well worth the extra cost because our guide got to know what we wanted to see and did his best to find the things that were most interesting to us. Mrs Christine Crouch
The Ngorongoro Crater was once a gigantic volcano, perhaps taller than Kilimanjaro. Today...
The Serengeti is the most famous of Tanzania’s national parks. The name is derived from the Masai word ‘siringet’...