Tanzania Honeymoon Safari Shoulder Season (13N) – Classic

Tanzania Honeymoon Safari Shoulder Season (13N) – Classic

  • Days 1 : Arusha
  • Days 2-3 : Tarangire National Park
  • Days 4-6 : Serengeti National Park (South)
  • Days 7-8 : Serengeti National Park (North)
  • Days 9-13 : Zanzibar
  • Guide Price : $6,727 per person
  • Duration : 13 nights
  • Best Months : Jan, Nov
  • Countries : Tanzania

Tailored for travel in January and November, this honeymoon involves Arusha, the national parks of Tarangire and the Serengeti, and the idyllic island of Zanzibar! Great game viewing and excellent value for money in low season are guaranteed.

Your honeymoon begins in Arusha, at Machweo House & Wellness Retreat. This property is perfect for stopovers, offering comfortable accommodation and a great range of communal facilities, not least its wonderful spa. Once refreshed, you’ll head to Lemala Mpingo Ridge, a fabulous camp in Tarangire National Park, boasting amazing views over acacia-studded savanna! Next is Lemala Ndutu, a luxurious mobile camp in the southern region of the Serengeti, swiftly followed by Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge, in the park’s northern region. Finally, you’ll fly out to Zanzibar for five nights at Zuri, on the island’s best non-tidal beach! The trip makes use of several special offers, for example money off for honeymooners at Lemala Mpingo and Kuria Hills Lodge, and an early bird deal at Zuri.

The focus of your stay at Machweo will be relaxing after your flight, enjoying the property’s spa, swimming pool, and fine dining. Once at Mpingo Ridge, your safari begins in earnest, as the camp offers expertly guided game drives and walks in wildlife-rich Tarangire. These activities are also available from Ndutu, with the thrilling focus of following the herds of the Great Migration! Kuria Hills Lodge provides vehicle and walking safaris too. And things to do at Zuri include watersports, dhow boat cruises, spice tours, and numerous other excursions around Zanzibar.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations 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 Vacations Are Tailor Made

The prices below are provided per person, and please note that the prices are approximate. Please contact us for accurate costings for the time of year you are considering for your vacation. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx $6,727 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. *Please note this trip is not applicable in high season and is subject to availability.*

Tailored for travel in January and November, this honeymoon involves Arusha, the national parks of Tarangire and the Serengeti, and the idyllic island of Zanzibar! Great game viewing and excellent value for money in low season are guaranteed.

Your honeymoon begins in Arusha, at Machweo House & Wellness Retreat. This property is perfect for stopovers, offering comfortable accommodation and a great range of communal facilities, not least its wonderful spa. Once refreshed, you’ll head to Lemala Mpingo Ridge, a fabulous camp in Tarangire National Park, boasting amazing views over acacia-studded savanna! Next is Lemala Ndutu, a luxurious mobile camp in the southern region of the Serengeti, swiftly followed by Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge, in the park’s northern region. Finally, you’ll fly out to Zanzibar for five nights at Zuri, on the island’s best non-tidal beach! The trip makes use of several special offers, for example money off for honeymooners at Lemala Mpingo and Kuria Hills Lodge, and an early bird deal at Zuri.

The focus of your stay at Machweo will be relaxing after your flight, enjoying the property’s spa, swimming pool, and fine dining. Once at Mpingo Ridge, your safari begins in earnest, as the camp offers expertly guided game drives and walks in wildlife-rich Tarangire. These activities are also available from Ndutu, with the thrilling focus of following the herds of the Great Migration! Kuria Hills Lodge provides vehicle and walking safaris too. And things to do at Zuri include watersports, dhow boat cruises, spice tours, and numerous other excursions around Zanzibar.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations 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 Arusha

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On the first day of your honeymoon, you’ll touch down at Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), receiving a VIP Meet and Greet. From here, you’ll have a private road transfer to Machweo House & Wellness Retreat. This is one of our favourite properties in Arusha! Located just 30 minutes’ drive from the airport, it offers a comfortable short stay before you continue on to other parts of Tanzania. Communal areas are spacious and stylish, including the lounge and dining terrace – Machweo is particularly renowned for the quality of its cuisine! The gardens boast a lawn bar, a lap pool, and a Jacuzzi, fantastic for taking time together to unwind. You’ll stay in a Garden Cottage Suite, an option featuring a four-poster bed, a mini-bar, and an en-suite full bathroom.

Board basis and activities:
B&B accommodation, including toiletries and Wi-Fi.

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Days 2-3 Tarangire National Park

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On Day 2, you’ll be driven from Machweo to Lemala Mpingo Ridge by a private guide, in a private vehicle, who will be available to you throughout your time in Tarangire. Mpingo Ridge is one of the park’s newest and most highly elevated properties. Its communal spaces include a plush lounge, an elegant dining room, and a deck with spectacular vistas over savanna! There’s a swimming pool too. You’ll stay in a tented suite, benefiting from a king-size bed, sunken seating area, and en-suite facilities including inside/outside showers. You’ll have your own deck too, complete with bathtub! From this sumptuous base, you’ll head out on expertly guided game drives and walking safaris. Tarangire is home to four of the Big Five, lots of smaller mammals, and abundant birdlife. Travel in November, and you might see the final few weeks of the elephant migration, as huge herds of the grey guys trundle through the park in search of water.

Board basis and activities:
Full-board accommodation, including all meals, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, a laundry service, and Wi-Fi.

 

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Days 4-6 Serengeti National Park (South)

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Come Day 4, you’ll return to Kuro Airstrip via private road transfer and fly to Lake Ndutu Airstrip. From here, you’ll have a shared road transfer to Lemala Ndutu. This camp has a lovely location on the edge of a marsh and amidst acacia woodland in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, close to the southern border of the Serengeti. Its central mess tent has separate living and dining areas, and is very luxurious – there are even chandeliers! You’ll stay in one of the camp’s 12 guest tents. Each tent is super-spacious, with two double beds and en-suite washroom featuring hot-water bucket shower. Activities focus on following the Great Migration herds, on vehicle safaris. Thousands of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelles enter the region in January, with some females of the species calving before the month is out. Other wildlife highlights include predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah, and hyena, and among the herbivores at large here are elephant, buffalo, and giraffe. There are plenty of birds as well!

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 7-8 Serengeti National Park (North)

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On the seventh day, you’ll have a shared road transfer from Lemala Ndutu to Lake Ndutu Airstrip and you’ll fly to the Serengeti’s Kogatende Airstrip. Once you’ve arrived, you’ll have another shared transfer to Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge. Set in a private concession characterised by big boulders and rocky kopjes, this is one of our favourite value properties in Tanzania! At the highest point of the site, you’ll find the communal lounge and dining tents, both boasting breathtaking views over the North Serengeti. The lodge also has a well-stocked bar, a spa, and a swimming pool. Guest accommodation consists of 15 suites, each offering well-appointed bedroom and lounge areas, en-suite full bathroom, and private deck complete with plunge pool. Activities comprise expertly guided game drives and walks, with a real wealth of wildlife in residence throughout the year.

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. The Lemala Honeymoon special offer includes first-night accommodation free for the groom, 50 per cent off all accommodation for the bride, sparkling wine on the night of arrival and the last night, a honeymoon gift on the last night, and the chance to upgrade to exclusive use of a safari vehicle subject to availability. (Please note, this offer cannot be combined with any other offer, such as 4 nights for the price of 3.)

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Days 9-13 Zanzibar

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On Day 9, you’ll have a shared road transfer from Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge to Kogatende Airstrip and you’ll fly out to Zanzibar. From the international airport, you’ll have a shared transfer to Zuri Zanzibar, on the island’s north coast. Situated on Zanzibar’s finest non-tidal beach, this deluxe resort includes three restaurants and bars, as well as numerous areas where you can relax such as a library, spa, spice gardens, and infinity pool! You’ll spend your five nights here in a Garden Bungalow, enjoying cosy décor, a spacious private terrace, and well-appointed en-suite facilities. Activities available include plenty of wet-and-wild watersports, dhow boat cruises, spice tours, trips to Stone Town and Prison Island, and excursions into the beautiful Jozani Forest. And of course you can enjoy a little sunbathing, during these final few days of your honeymoon.

Board basis and activities:
Half-board accommodation, including breakfast and dinner. Honeymooning couples receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine, 20 per cent discount for a 1 hour couple’s massage, one lunch on the beach for two, a VIP present, romantic room decoration, and sundowners served on room terrace (for one day during your stay).

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