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Lake Victoria
4 National Park
1 Kilimanjaro Arusha
Ngorongoro Crater Lake Manyara1
All internal flights are included.
Zanzibar Island
Under canvas like Hemingway
+ You’ll explore more of the Serengeti with a 4-night sojourn at our luxury bush camps in two distinctive regions of the Serengeti.
+ An unforgettable hot air balloon safari over the Serengeti ends with a champagne breakfast!
+ The son of a Maasai chief shares his keen insights into the culture, history and life of his people.
+ Enjoy a bush walk and night safari at Lake Manyara, famed for its rare tree-climbing lions.
+ Visit Olduvai Gorge, where Louis and Mary Leakey made their startling fossil discoveries.
+ Shanga River House is the perfect place for our farewell luncheon and offers a rewarding way for you to “give back” to the local community.
+ Includes  2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
DAY 1 | Welcometo Arusha, Tanzania
We’ll greet you at Kilimanjaro Airport and take you to the Arusha Hotel. The city’s premier boutique hotel has been welcoming guests and adventurers for more than a century.
Lake Manyara DAY2| NationalPark
crater’srim,ourluxurysafaricamp offers your first look at the captivating beauty of the world’s largest intact caldera. After lunch, tear yourself away from the view to visit a Maasai village. This evening, a chief ’s son offers his own personal insight into Maasai culture. meals b+l+d
Wildlife on the DAY 4 | Crater floor
With vast expanses of open
grassland surrounded by steep cliffs, the crater floor is easy for game officials to patrol and the result is abundant wildlife including rare species like black rhino and cheetah. Your camp enjoys a prime location by the Lemala Crater Access Route and you’ll descend quickly this morning foraspectaculargamedrivebefore other visitors have even arrived on the crater floor. meals b+l+d
DAY6 Todriftsilently
| above the Serengeti
Animals, too, have their regular routines and this morning’s hot air balloon safari in the sharp clear light of dawn is an amazing time to gaze down as the wildlife of
the Serengeti greet another day. Touch back down for a champagne breakfast and a morning game drive. Back at camp, you’ll have ample time to relax and share your impressions of Africa with your fellow adventurers. A late afternoon safari drive promises more encounters with the wide variety of primates, birds, horned bovines, wild dogs, ungulates and big cats that roam the Serengeti. meals b+l+d
DAY7 Followthegame
| across the Serengeti
Enjoy a morning safari drive as you make your way into the more remote reaches of the Serengeti. Depending upon the season, we take you to either Lemala Ndutu or Lemala Mara. With animals constantly on the move in the inexorable quest for food and water, your camp’s setting affords unmatched game viewing at
any time of year. Set out on an afternoon game drive followed by cocktails and dinner. meals b+l+d
Journey to Lake Manyara,
acclaimed by Hemingway as
“the loveliest lake in Africa.” It’s also home to more than 300 bird species and unusual tree-climbing lions who love to lounge in the shadybranchesoftheumbrella tree. Settle in to your luxury villa
at the new Kilimamoja Lodge and join our expert safari guide on your first bush walk and game drive. After Sundowner cocktails and
an elegant dinner, head out again for a thrilling night safari to track nocturnal animals. meals b+l+d
Onward to DAY 3 | Ngorongoro
Big game is just one facet of Africa that will inspire you; this morning’s visit to spend time with students and staff at a school is another, providing memorable insight into the challenges and rewards of life in Tanzania. Continue to Lemala Ngorongoro; perched on the
To Olduvai Gorge and
DAY 5 | the Central Serengeti
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At Olduvai Gorge, you’ll learn about the passions that drove Louis and Mary Leakey to their startling 1.8 million-year-old fossil discoveries. Continue your journey into the vast expanse of the Serengeti, unequaled for its beauty and the concentration of its wildlife – including the Big 5 as well as numerous other herbivores and the fierce predators which are rarely far behind. Enjoy a game drive before relaxing with Sundowner cocktails and an elegant dinner at the exclusive Lemala Ewanjan. meals b+l+d

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