10 Days Scheduled Safari with Serena Hotels & Lodges.
Located in some of East African most exquisite and exotic settings, serena hotels boasts of luxury resorts, safari lodges and hotels. From the shimmering waters of the Indian Ocean to the endless plains of the Serengeti, each property is located in a unique landscape and offers the traveler the chance to spend some time in the real Africa while still respecting the local ways of life. Indigenous designs and materials are intergreated with the most modern amenities and complemented by exceptional services. Serena hotels have been eco-tourism pioneers for many years and have initiated important enviromental programmes to protect this stunning continents wildlife communities and fragile habitats.
Duration: 10 Days
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Arusha Serena Mountain Lodge (BB)
Day 1. Upon arrival in Kilimanjaro International airport you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to the hotel.
Lake Manyara N/P Lake Manyara Serena Lodge (FB)
Day 2. Depart after breakfast to Lake Manyara N/P to enter the park by mid-morning the park is home to plenty of game and birdlife. Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingoes. This beautiful park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and comprises of forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps. Gazelles, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, the famous tree climbing lion, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippopotamus, and a great number of smaller mammals,350 species of bird, storks and flamingoes. The park contains five distinct vegetation zones and is of scenic beauty Dinner and overnight at lodge.
Serengeti N/P Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp (FB)
Day3 &4. Depart to western Serengeti after breakfast driving past Ngorongoro crater into the heart of the Serengeti. Upon arrival you will be received by your resident guide/naturalist who will introduce you to the camp. Located in the Western corridor of Serengeti National Park, Kirawira luxury tented camp is set on endless views and breathtaking sunsets over the vast plains of western S. With its unique architecture and design elements, Kirawira is a luxury African experience few have been privileged to see.
After extensive game drives simply relax and unwind around the infinity rock pool and pamper yourself with a Nomadic African Spa treatment. Fine traditions of African hospitality visitors are guaranteed a safari experience of a lifetime.(Optional accommodation at Mbuzi Mawe Luxury Tented Camp or Seronera Serena Lodge)
Ngorongoro Crater N/P Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (FB)
Day5. Depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area after breakfast game drives en route to arrive at the lodge in time for lunch. After lunch descend to the crater floor for game drives at this animal paradise a world wonder. Various animals co-exist inside this broken caldera which also has distinct vegetation zones. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for the dense population of animals which inhabit it. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting.
As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and myriad other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted on just one single game drive.
Arusha -Zanzibar Zanzibar Serena Inn(FB)
Day 6 -9.Check out and depart to Arusha arriving in time for lunch (KIA Lodge) at Kilimanjaro International Airport. After lunch you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival you will be received by Kentan representative who will transfer you to the resort.
Idyllically situated on the sea-front of ancient Stone Town, and flanked by an exotic mix of sultan's palaces, Portuguese forts, ancient dhow harbours, and bright bazaars, the Zanzibar Serena Inn is a haven of tranquility and opulence amongst the bustle of one of Africa's most ancient and most enchanting towns. A member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the inn has been styled to represent the epitome of Swahili style, ethnic elegance and Arabic opulence.
Historical, architectural and cultural sites of beautiful Old Stone Town. The narrow winding streets are lined with stores selling local crafts, antiques, jewellery, clothes and spices. The Orphanage Shop near the Old Fort sells crafts and paintings made by local artists and the orphans themselves. Day excursions includes visits to the Town Market, Old Slave Market, National Museum, High Court, Slave Chambers, Old German Consulate, Former English Gentlemen’s club, House of Wonders, Old Fort, Sultan’s Palace, Livingstone House and anywhere else your interest lies. You will see Zanzibar's bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques. Stone Town has excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts for you to delight your friends and family.
Arusha/ Nairobi Departure
Day 10. Check out by mid-morning depending and transfer to the airport for a flight to Nairobi, Nairobi city tours, shopping and any other personal activity. Farewell dinner at Carnivore Restaurant later transfer to the airport for departure.