For this Honeymoon Serengeti Safari and Zanzibar Vacation tour, your journey will commence with your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Subsequently, you will proceed toward the safari leg of your itinerary. During this phase, you will have the privilege of experiencing a calm stay at the discrete Rivertrees Country Inn for a night.
Venture into an epic journey with the ideal blend of adventure and romance! The expedition starts with a thrilling exploration of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and the majestic Serengeti. Brace yourself for wild encounters and breathtaking sights. Follow it up with a well-earned respite on the exquisite island of Zanzibar. This tour is perfect for couples and honeymooners who seek to create unforgettable memories together.
Honeymoon Serengeti Safari and Zanzibar Vacation; Zanzibar is the ultimate vacation destination for those seeking a tropical paradise filled with stunning beaches, rich cultural experiences, and unique adventures. With its crystal-clear turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, and vibrant coral reefs, Zanzibar offers a perfect setting for relaxation and water activities like snorkeling and diving. The island’s spice markets, historic Stone Town, and the blend of Swahili, Arabic, and Indian influences provide a fascinating cultural immersion. Visitors can also explore lush spice plantations, swim with dolphins, or indulge in fresh seafood cuisine. Zanzibar truly offers a diverse and unforgettable vacation experience for those looking to escape to a tropical paradise.
The itinerary and cost of this excursion have been specifically crafted to cater to couples and honeymooners who are traveling as a duo. Nevertheless, we emphasize personalization and strive to customize each itinerary to suit your preferences.
Upon arrival in Arusha, you will be taken to the charming Rivertrees Country Inn overnight. The lodge is well-positioned at the end of a picturesque tree-lined walk; this delightful property offers comfortable and inviting accommodations.
Depending on the time of arrival, guests may enjoy some rest in the serene gardens or by the sparkling pool before unwinding in the evening's cozy lounge, bar, or veranda area. The accommodation will be in one of the beautiful Garden Rooms, and the safari adventure will start the following day. Please note that the accommodation is on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
Venture into a thrilling safari adventure through the Arusha National Park, the ultimate starting point for your epic tour through northern Tanzania! Discover the fascinating 'mini-Serengeti,' where majestic giraffes and mighty buffalo roam freely before your very eyes.
Let the enchanting mountain forest mesmerize you with its curious blue monkeys, colorful turacos, and acrobatic black and white colobus monkeys. There's no shortage of wildlife sightings here! Brace yourself for the splendid Ngurdoto Crater in the forest's heart. Its cliffs and swampy bottom create the perfect habitat for thriving herds of buffalo and warthogs.
But wait, there's more! Prepare to encounter over 200 magnificent elephants who make their home in Mount Meru's forests. With an astounding 400 species of birds that call this national park home, you'll undoubtedly be enchanted by the countless winged wonders you'll observe.
This safari promises to be an unforgettable expedition, providing memories that will last a lifetime for you and your significant other!
Jump on an exciting experience with a walking safari through Arusha National Park! Set foot from the Momella Gate and traverse this spectacular area alongside an armed park ranger. Immerse in the lush greenery of the rainforest, enjoy the sights and sounds of beautiful birds and wildlife and witness the awe-inspiring volcanic terrain of Mount Meru and the Ngurdoto crater.
On a bright day, your expedition will reward you with incredible vistas of the iconic Meru and Kilimanjaro peaks. Get ready to conquer the wild with this captivating safari tour! Later in the evening, drive back to Rivertrees Country Inn for your stay.
Your safari tour starts from Arusha, venturing on an approximate two-hour drive to reach the mesmeric Tarangire National Park. As you enter the park's boundaries, be prepared to witness a haven for elephant herds, attractive savannahs, stunning baobab trees, and seasonal swamps, all dominated by the life-giving Tarangire River.
Admire the beauty of nature as animals gather near the river, where the graceful giraffes, bushbucks, and majestic hartebeests are often seen browsing. And if luck is on your side, you may spot the elusive fringe-eared oryx or the distinctively looking gerenuk. With buffaloes, zebras, and wildebeests also roaming around, predators such as lions are always close behind, adding an extra superb layer of adventure to your journey.
Although less commonly sighted, leopards might also appear during your exploration. But with dedication and a sharp eye, you might even be lucky enough to spot a cheetah! Don't miss a chance to witness the remarkable landscape and incredible wildlife from the open roof of your vehicle, making this adventure an unforgettable experience.
Later in the evening, drive to your home, the Oliver’s Camp. Offering abundant space, the Camp features big tents designed for luxurious and comfortable stays.
After an early breakfast, proceed to Lake Manyara National Park and venture into the remarkable Lake Manyara, adorned with an array of natural phenomena that never end to amaze. Wander through the primate-filled forests and discover the indescribable long-tailed Guenon monkeys.
Explore the widespread alkaline Lake Manyara, where flamingos and other water birds reside in colonies. Keep an eye out for the superb inhabitants of the park - giraffes, hippos, wildebeests, and impalas - as they roam freely across the forest. Prepare to be tickled by the lovely sounds of monkeys and baboons that bloom in the forests.
Experience the heart-pumping action from the elevated pop-up roof of your safari vehicle as you immerse yourself in the wonders of nature as the day draws to a close; prepare to bid farewell to Lake Manyara National Park, after a day filled with thrills and excitement drive to the small lively town of Karatu where you will overnight, the spectacular Ngorongoro Farm House nestled in the heart of farmlands just beyond the bustling market town of Karatu.
Fifty-one charming ochre stone cottages are generously spacious and lavish, each boasting polished stone floors, stylish decor, and en suite bathrooms, some with thriving open fireplaces and sweeping verandas offering breathtaking outlooks.
From the newer cottages, you can experience an exhilarating walk-through field and the tantalizing coffee plantations to reach the main lodge. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by a stunning open-plan area that's been recently refurbished, perfect for relishing delicious meals and enjoying moments of pure relaxation. The expansive deck overlooking the farm is the ultimate spot to unwind.
This breathtaking lodge is on 500 acres of rich and fertile land. You'll be amazed by the vast coffee plantations, blooming wheat fields, luxuriant gardens, and extensive vegetable patches where all the ingredients for your meals are grown and prepared fresh daily. The lodge also boasts adorable farm animals, including pigs, goats, and cows, that provide creamy farm-fresh milk for your enjoyment.
If you're looking for an adventure of a lifetime, Ngorongoro Farmhouse is the perfect place to stay.
Go onboard an exhilarating journey as you set out for the Ngorongoro Crater, a breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Site. This colossal caldera, born out of a volcanic eruption, spans an impressive 18 km in diameter- the largest of its kind on Earth! Home to a staggering 25,000 majestic beasts, East Africa's diverse mammal population thrives here- from graceful Grant's and Thomson gazelles to elusive mountain reedbucks in the verdant forests that line the slopes.
Keep your eyes peeled for spotted hyenas, rare wild dogs, and over 500 species of vibrant birds that color the skyline. Brace yourself as you prepare for the ultimate wildlife encounter- spotting the mythical Big Five- regal lions, massive elephants, powerful buffalos, furtive leopards, and majestic rhinos in just a few brilliant hours! Nourish your body and soul with a mouthwatering lunch at a picturesque picnic before continuing your game drive.
Finally, bid farewell to this natural wonderland as you set back on your return journey to Ngorongoro Farm House by early evening. Let the wild beats of the African savannah stay etched in your memory forever!
After breakfast, your professional driver guide will take you to Manyara or Arusha airstrips to catch an internal light aircraft to the beautiful Island of Zanzibar. As soon as you land in Zanzibar, you will be greeted by our team representative, who will take you on an hour-long journey to Fumba Beach Lodge. Get ready to be spellbound as you enter this beachfront paradise, where you will spend the next three nights. Imagine waking up every morning to gentle waves and feeling the soft sand under your feet.
Fumba Beach Lodge is the perfect place for some much-needed relaxation and sun-soaking. You won't find any chaos or noise here, only the serenity of nature. The hotel has been recently renovated, giving it a sleek and modern touch. You can take a dip in the stylish swimming pool or choose to upgrade to a Sea View Suite, complete with your very own private plunge pool. Here is the ultimate adventure for anyone seeking a tranquil getaway in Tanzania.
Get ready for an epic adventure with two full days of freedom to explore the breathtaking Zanzibar at your leisure! You call the shots - whether you want to take it easy or go all out, the choice is yours.
Immerse yourself in Zanzibar's rich culture and wildlife with plenty of exciting activities waiting for you. Meet the incredible tortoises at Prison Island or go deep into the heart of the Jozani Forest to track the endangered Zanzibar red colobus monkey. Take a trip to Stone Town or visit a local spice plantation for a hands-on experience. Dive into the vibrant smells and taste of the famous Zanzibar spices as you savor a delicious, locally cooked lunch during your tour.
With so much to do, we are here to help you get started. We can prearrange activities for you when booking, or you can organize them with Fumba Beach Lodge once you're there. Let's make every moment count and experience Zanzibar like never before!
As your fantastic journey in Tanzania and Zanzibar comes to a close, it's time to bid farewell to the exquisite Fumba Beach Lodge and head to the Zanzibar Airport for your flight home. But hold on tight because your adventure is far from over! Where will your next escapade take you to conquer new territories and discover even more wonders? The world is yours to explore! A new adventure beckons.
But don't let the end of this incredible journey dampen your spirit! The world is your oyster. Let the adventure of the unknown fuel your wanderlust and open up new horizons to explore! KWAHERI RAFIKI.