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Serena Serengeti

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This wildlife safari explores the contrasting landscapes of Tanzania staying in the luxury and comfort of Serena Lodges and Hotels. The first stop is at Lake Manyara National Park which is famous for its tree-climbing lions and beautiful soda lake teeming with birdlife. The tour then travels to the world-famous Serengeti National Park where you will find endless plains dotted with acacia trees and an abundance of wildlife. Your next stop is the Ngorongoro, where you stay on the edge of the world's largest unbroken volcanic caldera. The steep sides of this spectacular geological feature form a natural enclosure for a diverse concentration of wildlife from zebra and wildebeest to Africa’s ‘big five’. The Serena Serengeti Safari is an extraordinary holiday - it showcases the best of Tanzania.

Serengeti Safari Highlights

  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 1 Sunday - Fly to Nairobi

Fly overnight from Heathrow to Nairobi.

Day 2 Monday - Arusha

On arrival connect with your flight to Kilimanjaro Airport near Arusha then transfer to your lodge. The Serena Mountain Village is set on a coffee plantation and offers a haven of calm and serenity just outside the hustle and bustle of Arusha.

  • Overnight Serena Mountain Village

Day 3 Tuesday - Lake Manyara

After breakfast drive 150 km to Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge. This lodge is perched on a cliff top bluff overlooking Lake Manyara and the volcano-studded floor of the Great Rift Valley. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park which is famous for its unique landscape and tree-climbing lions. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Day 4 Wednesday - Serengeti

Drive 235 km to the world-famous Serengeti National Park and check in at the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge. This lodge is set on a ridge and commands panoramic views over the rolling plains of the Serengeti. This unique lodge draws its inspiration from the circular 'Rondavel' dwellings and winding paths of a traditional Masai village. After lunch, take an afternoon game drive through the magnificent Serengeti National Park. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 5 Thursday - Serengeti

Take an early morning balloon flight* over the Serengeti followed by a 'bubbly' bush breakfast (optional extra) or an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge. After lunch take another game drive. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 6 Friday - Ngorongoro

Travel 200 km to the Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge, and check in to the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. This lodge is set on the jagged rim of the volcanic caldera and has been carefully constructed using natural river-stone so that it sits in harmony with its natural environment. The views over the heat-shimmering reaches of the crater below are unforgettable and this lodge is the ideal spot to watch a spectacular African sunset. Spend an afternoon at leisure enjoying the lodge facilities. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 7 Saturday - Ngorongoro Crater

Drive down into the crater for a half-day of game viewing. The Ngorongoro Crater’s steep sides form a natural enclosure for an estimated 25,000 animals including the 'big five'. In the afternoon visit a local Masai village to gain an insight into the local culture and customs before returning to the lodge. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 8 Sunday - Beach Holiday Extension or Fly Home

Return to Arusha for your flight to Nairobi, then proceed with your chosen beach holiday extension or return to Heathrow. (b)

On days 4 and 5 it is possible to upgrade to Kirawira Tented Camp - please call for details and prices.
*Serengeti Balloon Flight is an additional optional excursion - please call for details and prices.

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