Tanzania

About your trip

Overview

Tanzania, a treasure trove of African wonder, beckons travellers with its kaleidoscope of breathtaking landscapes, rich cultural tapestry, and unparalleled wildlife experiences. This East African gem is a sanctuary where the majestic Serengeti meets the mysterious depths of the Indian Ocean. Home to the iconic Mount Kilimanjaro and the serene Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania offers an adventure for every kind of explorer. Whether you're trekking through ancient forests, witnessing the Great Migration, or soaking in the vibrant local cultures, Tanzania promises a journey of discovery, where each moment is etched with the awe of natural beauty and the warmth of its people.

Delve into the heart of Tanzanian culture in Mto Wa Mbu village. Accompanied by a local guide, you'll weave through farms, schools, homes, and bustling markets. Perfect for culture buffs, families, and couples seeking an authentic glimpse into local life.

Elevate your Tanzania adventure with the enchanting Treetop Walkway in Lake Manyara National Park. This canopy journey offers an unparalleled view of the lush groundwater forest. Savour the taste of Tanzania with a local lunch, served either amidst the village's lively ambience.

Experience the magic of the Serengeti with a breathtaking safaris. As you ascend at dawn, the Serengeti unfolds beneath you in a tapestry of wildlife and wilderness. This serene flight culminates in a celebratory champagne toast and a bush breakfast.

Conclude your adventure with a gourmet retreat. Indulge in a lavish 4-course luncheon spread set in the tranquil gardens, surrounded by the country's largest coffee plantations. A culinary journey that offers a medley of exquisite starters, rich mains, and decadent desserts, capturing the essence of Tanzanian flavours.

What's Included

  • Authentic Accommodations as mentioned or similar
  • Private Ground Transportation
  • Local Dining Experiences
  • Exclusive Experiences & more
  • All admissions with an English-speaking local expert

What's not Included

  • GST -5% (or as applicable) payable to Govt. of India
  • TCS as applicable at the time of booking
  • International and domestic airfare
  • Overseas travel insurance
  • Visa fees and charges
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as drinks,
    laundry, telephone calls, soft drinks, gratuities, shopping, etc.
    unless otherwise specified
  • anything not mentioned in the included section

JOURNEY

FLIGHT
(Please remember to book separately)
Friday, June 14
Welcome to Arusha
Saturday, June 15
Discover Lake Manyara National Park
Sunday, June 16
Encounter the Hadzabe Tribe at Lake Eyasi
Monday, June 17
Journey to the Serengeti
Tuesday, June 18
Witness the Great Migration in Serengeti
Wednesday, June 19
Explore Ngorongoro and Olduvai Gorge
Thursday, June 20
Delve into Ngorongoro Crater
Friday, June 21
Farewell and Departure

Journey at a glance

Friday
June 14

Welcome to Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you'll head straight to the bustling city of Arusha. Check into your luxurious lodge, a serene retreat amidst nature and coffee plantations. Spend your evening relaxing and soaking in the tranquil atmosphere, preparing for the adventures ahead.

Saturday
June 15

Discover Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, you'll journey to the vibrant Mto wa Mbu for a cultural experience, followed by a traditional local lunch. Then, you'll explore Lake Manyara National Park, renowned for its serene beauty and unique tree-climbing lions. After an enriching game drive, you'll retire to a well-appointed lodge nestled amidst the wilderness.

Sunday
June 16

Encounter the Hadzabe Tribe at Lake Eyasi

Your day starts with an early breakfast, after which you'll drive to Lake Eyasi, home to the fascinating Hadzabe tribe. You'll spend time hunting and learning survival skills with them, followed by a hot lunch. Enjoy the company of Tanzanian Bushmen, partaking in their ways and timeless wisdom before returning to your lodge.

Monday
June 17

Journey to the Serengeti

Post-breakfast, you'll set off for the majestic Serengeti National Park. En route, enjoy a game drive through Ngorongoro's forests and visit a Maasai Boma for an immersive cultural experience. The day concludes with an evening game drive in Serengeti and an overnight stay at a wilderness retreat.

Tuesday
June 18

Witness the Great Migration in Serengeti

Embark on a full-day game drive to witness the spectacular wildebeest migration. After a picnic lunch, the adventure continues until you enjoy a bush dinner under the African sky. Spend another night at the wilderness retreat, regaling in the wild tales of the day.

Wednesday
June 19

Explore Ngorongoro and Olduvai Gorge

After breakfast, you'll head to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and visit the Olduvai Gorge Museum to learn about human history. Enjoy a picnic lunch with stunning views before retiring to a luxurious safari retreat for the night.

Thursday
June 20

Delve into Ngorongoro Crater

Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day of game viewing in this vibrant ecosystem. A lunch in the crater provides a picturesque setting. Later, unwind at a safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Friday
June 21

Farewell and Departure

After breakfast, journey back to Arusha, stopping for lunch at the plantation. Head to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight home or continue your vacation to Zanzibar, carrying with you a treasure trove of memories from your Tanzanian adventure.

Extend Your Tanzania Journey to Zanzibar

Our Favourite Hotels

Arusha Coffee Lodge

Nestled in the lush coffee fields near Mount Meru, Arusha Coffee Lodge offers a serene escape. Stay in elegant Plantation Houses and Suites dating back to the 1900s. Explore the Shanga project on-site, supporting disabled artisans and promoting sustainability. Discover their vibrant workshop, restaurant, and boutique, adding a meaningful touch to your stay. Experience relaxation and compassion intertwined in this hidden gem.

Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge

Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge, a mountain haven, offers a luxurious stay, fine-dining restaurant, and outdoor pool. The 50 rooms feature premium bedding, air conditioning, and laptop-friendly workspaces. Enjoy deep-soaking baths, balconies, and fridges. Additional perks include free WiFi, parking, and a bar, ensuring a memorable and comfortable escape.

Lahia Tented Lodge

Perched atop a hill, the camp boasts a strategic location overlooking Central Serengeti and Western Serengeti. It provides proximity to iconic sites like Masai kopjes, the Olduvai Gorge museum, Seronera valley, and the Grumeti river. The main house features lounges, a dining room, and a pool, offering a 360º panoramic view. Decorated in a modern African style, it exudes a fresh, bright, and luxurious ambiance. Guests can relish the Great Migration spectacle from the comfort of their tents.

Oldeani Mountain Lodge

A 5 star colonial lodge situated on a picturesque hill with spectacular views onto Oldeani Mountain and the Ngorongoro Crater Rim. The lodge is elevated with 360 degree views that extend all the way to Lake Eyasi and Lake Manyara. The property is set on 40 acres of pristine lush green gardens and local vegetation with over 130 species of birds.