Designed for the discerning traveler and those seeking both adventure and romance, this flying safari takes you to the best parks in Northern Tanzania, including Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. You’ll enjoy the very best accommodations from super-luxury lodges to exclusive tented camps, providing unparalleled service and food, not to mention top guides and the best vehicles.
DAY 1 – ARUSHA: Upon arriving Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met and driven to Lake Duluti Lodge, a charming countryside retreat. Overnight here.
DAYS 2 & 3 – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK: Fly from Arusha to the Manyara airstrip and game-drive to Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. The park is famous for its tree-climbing lions. The shores of the lake, encrusted with pink flamingo, attract more than 400 bird species. You’ll spend two nights in a luxurious stilted treehouse. (B, L, D, Dr)
DAYS 4 & 5 – SERENGETI: After breakfast, drive to the Manyara airstrip for your flight to the Serengeti. Indulge in two nights at your choice of the following: (B, L, D, Dr)
Klein’s Camp, a thatched stone cottage with both the opportunity to explore the Serengeti, as well as the unique opportunity for night drives and bush walks in the private concession. It is perched just below the Kuka Hills, offering beautiful views.
Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp, a flamboyant tent nestled among tall evergreen trees on the water’s edge. It offers a wild and remote experience in the thick of the animal action.
Serengeti Under Canvas, these luxurious tented camps move around the park year round, bringing guests within reach of the Great Migration and exploring remote, beautiful corners of the Serengeti with excellent resident game. Using only private campsites, these migratory camps are entirely intimate and exclusive, featuring Tanzania’s most spacious safari tents, each with double bed, ensuite bathroom, and al fresco bucket shower.
DAY 6 & 7 – NGORONGORO CRATER: After breakfast, you’ll fly from the Serengeti to the Manyara airstrip. You’ll drive through the agricultural region of the Ngorongoro highlands to spectacular Ngorongoro Crater. Enjoy a free afternoon at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, the most luxurious lodge in Tanzania. The next day will be spent exploring the crater, the largest intact caldera inhabited with more than 30,000 animals. Overnights here. (B, L, D, Dr)
DAY 8 – ARUSHA: Enjoy an early breakfast before you are transferred to the Manyara airstrip for your flight to Arusha. You’ll then have a day room at the Arusha Hotel before you are transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight home. (B)