11Days

10Nights

From$11,090Per Adult

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A Sublime Mix

perfected by time

Throughout our four decades in Tanzania, we’ve perfected our ideal itinerary: a thorough exploration of northern Tanzania blended with authentic cultural experiences and luxurious touches. It’s the itinerary we do ourselves when we visit Tanzania, so you can experience Tanzania like we do.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Arusha, Tanzania

Your guide will meet you at Kilimanjaro International Airport via your Delta/KLM flight and escort you to tonight’s accommodations in Arusha. As local Tanzanians, our guides know the country with unrivaled familiarity, so you’ll be in good hands from the moment you land to the moment you leave.

Where are we sleeping?

Overnight

The Arusha Hotel

Enjoy a stay at one of the oldest hotels in East Africa – The Arusha Hotel was first established in 1894. Just outside the hotel is the Clock Tower roundabout, famously known as the “Center of East Africa” due to its location halfway between Cairo and Cape Town. The Arusha Hotel is a stylish and comfortable refuge amongst the bustling streets of Arusha.

Days 2–3

Eastern Serengeti Nature Refuge

Take a short, scenic flight to a private nature refuge in the eastern Serengeti. Hike through the refuge by day to experience the land as it was thousands of years ago, listen to a Maasai storyteller share the legends of her people, and spot nocturnal wildlife by moonlight on a night drive.

Where are we sleeping?

Overnight

Eastern Serengeti Nyumba

Wake up to the sweeping views of the eastern Serengeti ecosystem’s remote savanna. After a day of adventure, you’ll appreciate the comforts of the camp—and a hot shower in your en suite bathroom. Enjoy a hearty dinner prepared fresh from local ingredients, and discuss the day’s excitement with your fellow travelers and attentive staff.

Days 4–7

Serengeti National Park

Head for the iconic Serengeti, where acacia trees and granite kopjes dot the seas of waving grass. The Serengeti offers everyday opportunities to spot Tanzania’s most impressive wildlife—including big cats—and witness dramatic moments in the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebras.

Where are we sleeping?

Overnight

Serengeti Nyumbas

These seasonal camps are strategically located across the Serengeti to place you at the center of migrating wildlife. Relax with spacious tents, comfortable beds, and en suite bathrooms, as sounds of the surrounding wildlife fill your ears. And no need to worry—with eco-friendly features like solar lighting, your stay won't harm the landscape.

Days 8–10

Ngorongoro Crater & Highlands

Another short flight will take you to the Ngorongoro area. Explore the Ngorongoro Crater, a self-sustaining ecosystem with the densest predator population in all of Africa. Indulge at Gibb’s Farm, a Travel + Leisure World’s Best List #1 African Safari Lodge and an 80-year-old working coffee estate offering farm-to-table dining, luxurious rooms with private verandas and optional spa services.

Where are we sleeping?

Overnight

Gibb’s Farm

Fresh food, fresh air, and fresh perspectives abound at Gibb’s Farm (a three-time Travel + Leisure Top Safari Lodge in Africa). After full days of exploration, relax in your eco-friendly cottage, set amidst the farm’s lush gardens. Enjoy an outdoor shower, in-room spa treatment, farm-to-table dining, and learning about local culture from the attentive staff.

Day 11

Depart Tanzania

Head to Arusha, where you’ll enjoy a farewell lunch at Arusha Coffee Lodge. Relax in a day room before your flight home.

Day room at Arusha Hotel.

Our Tanzanian Family,

your local guides

With years of experience and encyclopedic knowledge of the wildlife, culture and land, our local guides are Tanzania’s ultimate ambassadors and your perfect hosts.

Go Big(ger) With

safari add-ons

No need to end your safari so soon! From gorilla trekking to scuba diving—and beyond—you can go bigger with our safari add-ons.

PREPARE FOR TAKEOFF

over the Serengeti

Enjoy a bird’s eye view, a hearty breakfast and a glass of champagne during a morning hot air balloon tour. Your entire trip will be unforgettable, but this will bring it to new heights.

Call for current pricing. Advanced reservations required.

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Dates & Prices*

2022

2023

2024

Dec 13 - Dec 23

$11,390

Jan 03 - Jan 13

Serengeti Full Moon!

$11,690

Jan 20 - Jan 30

$11,690

Feb 03 - Feb 13

$11,990

Feb 15 - Feb 25

New departure!

$11,990

Feb 19 - Mar 01

$11,990

Mar 03 - Mar 13

Serengeti Full Moon!

$11,690

Mar 15 - Mar 25

$11,090

May 27 - Jun 06

$11,090

Jun 07 - Jun 17

$11,690

Jun 21 - Jul 01

$11,690

Jul 06 - Jul 16

$11,990

Jul 25 - Aug 04

$11,990

Aug 05 - Aug 15

$11,990

Aug 16 - Aug 26

$11,990

Aug 27 - Sep 06

Serengeti Full Moon!

$11,990

Sep 03 - Sep 13

New departure!

$11,690

Sep 09 - Sep 19

$11,690

Sep 25 - Oct 05

Serengeti Full Moon!

$11,690

Oct 02 - Oct 12

$11,690

Oct 15 - Oct 25

$11,690

Nov 01 - Nov 11

$11,090

Nov 13 - Nov 23

$11,090

Dec 17 - Dec 27

$11,990

Dec 29 - Jan 08

$11,990

Jan 08 - Jan 18

$11,690

Jan 21 - Jan 31

$11,690

Feb 03 - Feb 13

$11,990

Feb 14 - Feb 24

$11,990

Mar 02 - Mar 12

$11,690

Mar 14 - Mar 24

$11,090

May 25 - Jun 04

$11,090

Jun 06 - Jun 16

$11,690

Jun 13 - Jun 23

$11,690

Jul 05 - Jul 15

$11,990

Jul 16 - Jul 26

$11,990

Aug 04 - Aug 14

$11,990

Aug 20 - Aug 30

$11,990

Aug 31 - Sep 10

$11,990

Sep 18 - Sep 28

$11,690

Oct 04 - Oct 14

$11,690

Oct 19 - Oct 29

$11,690

Nov 02 - Nov 12

$11,090

Nov 15 - Nov 25

$11,090

Dec 20 - Dec 30

$11,990

* Plus $500 VAT. As of July 1, 2016, Tanzania imposed a new Value Added Tax (VAT) on tourism activities. Single accommodations start at $900. All prices are subject to change without notice.

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