Tanzania Couple Safari (11N) - Luxury

Tanzania Couple Safari (11N) - Luxury

  • Days 1-2 : NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
  • Days 3-6 : Serengeti National Park
  • Days 7-11 : Zanzibar
  • Guide Price : £9,015 per person
  • Duration : 11 nights
  • Best Months : Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
  • Countries : Tanzania

This trip starts with safari time in the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and the Serengeti before continuing to the idyllic island of Zanzibar! It involves three highly exclusive properties, where high levels of luxury are guaranteed.

You’ll begin your holiday at Gibb’s Farm, one of our favourite properties within the coffee plantations surrounding the foothills of the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. Next, you’ll fly to the Serengeti for four nights at Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge, a stunning permanent lodge with amazing views! Lastly, you’ll stay at Baraza Resort & Spa – situated on the island’s quiet south-east coast, this property has been voted the best hotel on Zanzibar.

From Gibb’s Farm, you’ll venture out on expertly guided game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater and in Lake Manyara National Park. The farm offers a number of on-site activities too. Both vehicle and walking safaris are offered at Kuria Hills Lodge, with a thrilling focus on viewing the huge herds of the Great Migration! And once at Baraza you’ll have opportunities to enjoy all sorts of watersports, in addition to biking, cultural activities, and plenty of laidback beach time.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari holidays that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*   

All Of Our Holidays Are Tailor Made

The prices below are based on two adults travelling together, and please note that the prices are approximate. Please contact us for accurate costings for the time of year you are considering for your holiday. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx £9,015 per person in low season

From approx (£) not applicable* in high season

Prices include all internal flights, transfers, reserve fees, accommodation, and meals as specified in the day-to-day itinerary. Prices exclude international flights, tipping, visa, and any meals not included.

This trip starts with safari time in the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and the Serengeti before continuing to the idyllic island of Zanzibar! It involves three highly exclusive properties, where high levels of luxury are guaranteed.

You’ll begin your holiday at Gibb’s Farm, one of our favourite properties within the coffee plantations surrounding the foothills of the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. Next, you’ll fly to the Serengeti for four nights at Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge, a stunning permanent lodge with amazing views! Lastly, you’ll stay at Baraza Resort & Spa – situated on the island’s quiet south-east coast, this property has been voted the best hotel on Zanzibar.

From Gibb’s Farm, you’ll venture out on expertly guided game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater and in Lake Manyara National Park. The farm offers a number of on-site activities too. Both vehicle and walking safaris are offered at Kuria Hills Lodge, with a thrilling focus on viewing the huge herds of the Great Migration! And once at Baraza you’ll have opportunities to enjoy all sorts of watersports, in addition to biking, cultural activities, and plenty of laidback beach time.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari holidays that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*   

Days 1-2 NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

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On the first day of your trip, you’ll touch down at Kilimanjaro International Airport, receiving a VIP Meet and Greet. From here, you’ll fly to Lake Manyara Airport, where you’ll be met by a private guide in a private vehicle. Both guide and vehicle will be with you throughout your stay in the Ngorongoro region, making for truly tailored drives. Once you’ve arrived at Gibb’s, you can relax in sumptuous lounge and dining areas. You’ll stay in one of the farm’s charming guest cottages, within the well-kept grounds. Individually decorated and designed, each cottage is designed to provide a home away from home, and features hand-crafted furniture, a cosy fireplace, and a private veranda. The Ngorongoro Crater is just one hour away, and you’ll have opportunities to head out for vehicle safaris on the crater floor, to see all Big Five – lion, rhino, leopard, elephant, and buffalo – as well as numerous smaller mammals and ample birdlife. Other activities available include privately guided game drives in Lake Manyara N.P., a farm to crater rim walk, a waterfall and elephant caves walk, village visits, school visits, and cycle tours of the local town. You can take walks on the farm too, or unwind with a little pampering at Gibb’s Farm African Spa!

Board basis and activities:
Full-board accommodation, including all meals, privately guided game drives in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and a laundry service.

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Days 3-6 Serengeti National Park

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On Day 3 of your adventure, you’ll leave Gibb’s Farm and return to Lake Manyara Airstrip via private road transfer. You’ll fly to the North Serengeti’s Kogatende Airstrip and travel to Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge via shared road transfer. This property has a fabulous location amidst the Wogakurya Hills. It’s also close to the River Mara, which is crossed by thousands of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelles during their search to find food. Kuria Hills’ communal areas include a very comfortable lounge, dining area, and bar, all with breathtaking views of the plains below. There are decks too, as well as a swimming pool. Guest accommodation consists of 15 glass-fronted suite tents, each one beautifully furnished and boasting a private viewing deck and a private plunge pool! The deck is the ideal location for romantic dinners and sundowners. Activities on offer here comprise vehicle and walking safaris. The Serengeti’s sprawling savanna, woodlands, and rivers are home to all Big Five, lots of smaller predators and herbivores, and an impressive array of birdlife. The period from July to October is Great Migration season, when you’ll witness the huge herbivore herds. And in between adventures, Kuria Hills provides a very relaxing base, with its remote setting and superb spa.

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring all meals, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, shared game drives, transfers between the camp and Kuro Airstrip, a laundry service, and Wi-Fi.

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Days 7-11 Zanzibar

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The last part of your trip is spent on the paradise island of Zanzibar! You’ll depart from Kuria Hills on Day 7 and return to Kogatende Airstrip via shared road transfer, before taking a flight to Zanzibar’s international airport and having another shared transfer to Baraza Resort & Spa. Voted the island’s best hotel, this property is situated on the quieter south-east coast. It offers a wonderful range of restaurants – the finest on Zanzibar, in our view! – as well as a spa where you can enjoy the Sultan’s bath, Baraza’s signature treatment for couples. Your accommodation here will be an ocean view villa, which features a walk-in dressing room, en-suite facilities including freestanding bathtub, a large terrace, and a plunge pool! The property provides an excellent assortment of things to do. At its Water Club, both low-tide and high-tide activities are available – from biking and snorkelling to sailing and windsurfing. Diving, for beginners and professionals alike, is possible at the nearby Rising Sun Dive Centre, and a whole host of tours and excursions around the island is possible too. We also recommend simply relaxing on the beach, soaking up some sunshine!

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring three meals daily, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, use of gym and tennis court, use of snorkelling equipment, and rental of kayak and reef shoes.

On the final day of your holiday, you’ll leave Baraza Resort & Spa and return to Zanzibar’s international airport via shared road transfer, arriving in good time for your flight/s home.

 

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