Meet our local representative on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arusha Coffee Lodge (approximately 45 minutes)
Arusha Coffee Lodge is set in beautifully landscaped tropical gardens, with all the amenities and luxuries required for the safari traveller. Its 86 elegantly furnished, rooms provide guests with spacious ensuite bathrooms, satellite television, air conditioning, international direct dial telephone and wireless internet access. The Hotel boasts two restaurants, both of which offer contemporary, modern menus and an exclusive wine list to tempt the most experienced connoisseur. Guests can complete their meals with a warm cognac or brandy at Hatari’s Tavern (aptly named after the 1962 John Wayne film). The Arusha also has a souvenir boutique and gemstone store specialising in Tanzanite, a rare, semi-precious stone only mined in Tanzania. Guests can also relax in the tranquil massage centre or ease tired limbs in the large heated pool, after a long safari.
Transfer from Arusha Coffee Lodge to Arusha Airport (approximately 10 minutes)
Tanganyika Flying Company flight Arusha – Manyara
Road transfer from Manyara Airport to The Manor at Ngorongoro (approximately 90 minutes)
Day 3 – Full day game drive in Ngorongoro Crater
Located adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area within the 1500 acre, Shangri-La Estate, The Manor at Ngorongoro is a new addition to the Elewana range which has been purpose-built to offer guests an exclusive and exceptional East African safari. The Manor at Ngorongoro is reminiscent of an elegant, up country farm home in the Cape Dutch style of architecture. The Manor with its 20 luxurious guest cottage suites, is a luxury safari experience fusing East African safari hospitality with old world Afro-European architecture, and decor. Each cottage has a private courtyard and deck and en-suite bathrooms featuring traditional bathtubs and rain showers. There are indoor and outdoor fireplaces. There is a communal guest area with Lounge and bar area, access to outdoor decks and fire pits as well as a choice of formal or casual dining areas. And throw in a library and pool house for good measure! If you are travelling as a family or group then go for the two bedroom cottage which has a private pool & deck, private dining area and home entertainment center!
Transfer from The Manor at Ngorogoro to Manyara Airstrip
Tanganyika Flying Company Manyara – Kogatende (approximately 1 hour)
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas reaches far beyond the bounds of the traditional Tanzanian safari – the camp goes where the animals are. Intimate tents move around the Serengeti, keeping as close as possible to either the Migration or resident game. Gain a sense of true remoteness and complete solitude as you experience the heartbeat of the African continent. Witness the limitless Serengeti plains, game-rich and dotted with graceful acacia trees, and enjoy up close and personal encounters with Africa’s wilderness, hosted by experienced guides. This is the ultimate Tanzanian camping safari, in legendary fully-serviced style, comfort and elegance. It is available on a nightly basis, allowing guests to combine it with further nights at other unique Tanzanian lodges. Sense heightened romance and sheer luxury in tented wilderness camps, proudly featuring Tanzania’s largest and most spacious mobile en suite tents. With a hint of Bedouin character, these tents boast romantic sweeps of canvas, in a rich palette of warm savannah colours: chocolate, suede and espresso. Finely crafted finishes complete the ambience, with custom made Indian rugs, crisp percale linens, sparkling crystal, shiny silver. Each tent comes with chic ensuite facilities, separate w.c.’s and romantic alfresco bucket showers. Complete with personalised private butler service, enjoy delicious Pan-African and traditional bush cuisine. With maximum five guests per open safari vehicle, window seats are guaranteed on your twice daily game drives. Only using private campsites, these migratory camps are intimate and exclusive, with just four tents per campsite. The campsite situated at AndBeyond Klein's Camp will feature six tents and will also offer night drives on the private concession. This is the soul of Africa – no electricity and no running water – lose yourself in the relaxing solitude of the mighty Serengeti, far from civilisation. A life changing, intimate experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Tanganyika Flying Company flight Kogatende – Zanzibar (approximately 2 hours)
Transfer from Zanzibar Airport to The Palms Hotel
The Palms is a luxury resort situated along an unspoiled white beach on the East Coast of Zanzibar. It is the island’s only boutique hotel and offers the facilities of a five star private resort. The hotel is family owned and the hosts have thought of everything to make their guests’ stay exceptional. There are six massive villas available; each with all the comforts one could ask for (even a DVD lending facility, free of charge! The rooms are fully air-conditioned and offer a stylish retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Each room has a private beach Banda with a thatched roof, mattress and sun beds – ideal for a quiet afternoon on the beach with the wind in your hair. Dining is an experience in itself and takes place in an old-styled dining room, adjacent to the resort’s spice inspired evening bar. Jazz music and candlelight create a romantic ambience and adds to the dining experience. The resort has its own spa, The Palms Sanctuary (the first on Zanzibar) which offers a variety of treatments to counter the negative effects of modern living. A professional therapist is available to bring relief to tired hands, feet and bodies. All massages, treatments and facials are performed with high quality skin care products and make use of therapies that range from western to exotic oriental. All pampering is carried out in a quiet and private setting. Should the treatment you require not be available at The Palms Sanctuary, their nearby sister facility, the Frangipani Spa will be more than happy to accommodate you. While the resort doesn’t offer its own diving, sports and water sports facilities, activities such as tennis, windsurfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, and even shopping for antiques, souvenirs and African arts & crafts is offered at Breezes, their sister resort. These can easily be booked through hotel reception. The blue mosaic swimming pool is a popular venue for relaxation, as its poolside loggia and driftwood bar is only a few steps away and serves cocktails all day long (the resort also offers fresh fruit throughout the day). There are various private spots in and around the resort that offer an escape from the typical commotion of civilization.