This high quality safari uses a mix of luxury semi-permanent camps, and comfortable charming lodges as bases to explore famous areas such as the Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Parksuperior guide in a private 4WD safari vehicle.
An overnight flight takes you from London Heathrow to Nairobi in Kenya with Kenya Airways
2 nights at Gibb's Farm (full board & activities) | Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Arriving in Nairobi early in the morning you'll connect onto a smaller plane for a flight to Arusha which takes about one hour. Upon landing at Kilimanjaro Airport in Arusha you'll meet your own private superior guide
and 4WD safari vehicle. Together you drive out of Arusha and into Tanzania's lush country side. You'll see sights such as Maasai herding their cattle, villagers carrying goods to the market, bustling small towns and well tended farm plots. Stop in to Lake Manyara National Park
. Known for its variety of habitats and numerous bird species, this park is also home to a good concentration of wildlife and the alkaline Lake Manyara. Finish your day at the working Gibbs Farm.
3 nights at Dunia Camp (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania
Leave Gibb's Farm early and drive past the Crater rim and on to Serengeti National Park. Here you'll stay in Dunia Camp, one of the smart semi-permanent camps in the southern central Serengeti. Between about February and March this is well located for the great migration
. However it is also close to Seronera, which has great resident game throughout the year. With your own private guide you have the flexibility to arrange your days as you wish. Either head out on an all day safari, or enjoy a more leisurely day, with a morning drive, time to relax in camp and then an afternoon drive.
3 nights at Sayari Mara Camp (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania
Heading out early in the morning is often best, and you'll game drive slowly towards the more remote northern Serengeti
, pausing for a picnic en route. You'll pass through a variety of landscapes, each home to different wildlife which your knowledgeable guide will point interpret for you. After a full day of game driving, you will arrive at Sayari Mara Camp - a stunning camp a short drive from the Mara River
. From August to October this is a great spot to watch the herds of wildebeest making river crossings – an astonishing sight.
Drive to a nearby airstrip and catch a light aircraft flight back to Arusha. From here, either continue on to one of our beach trips
, Ras Kutani
or the Mafia Archipelago
, or connect with your flight to Nairobi and on to London with Kenya Airways
Arrive back in London early in the morning having thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful safari to some of Africa's top wildlife destinations.