8days / 7nights Into The Heart Of Tanzania

Arrive/Arusha – Northern Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater/Depart

Introduction

Accommodation preview Destinations Start End Basis Duration
Arusha Serena Hotel Resort & Spa Arusha Day 1 Day 2 HB   1 Night
Ole Serai Luxury Camp Kogatende Area Northern Serengeti National Park Day 2 Day 5 FB+ 3 Nights
andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge   Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge Ngorongoro Conservation Area Day 5 Day 7 FB+ 2 Nights
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge Transfer to Arusha for overnight Day 7 Day 8 HB   1 Night
Not Included Transfer for International departure Day 8 Day 8 Bfast Not Incl

Key
HB: Half Board – Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.

FB+: Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

INTERNAL Flight Information

Date Flight  Airline Departure Airport Arrival Airport Time
Day 2 Scheduled   Arusha Kogatende Airstrip  
Day 5 Scheduled   Kogatende Airstrip Manyara Airstrip then transfer to Ngorongoro  

DAY 1:         ARUSHA SERENA HOTEL RESORT & SPA, ARUSHA

Arusha

Resting at the foot of Mount Meru, the sprawling city of Arusha is known as the safari capital of northern Tanzania. It serves as an excellent base from which to explore the remarkably scenic surrounding area which includes majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, as well as the Manyara, Tarangire and Ngorongoro National Parks. Arusha is a good spot to take a day or two off from the safari circuit as it features a temperate climate and lush surrounds. Visitors can look forward to exploring the wildlife – abundant Serengeti National Park; the magnificent Arusha National Park; and taking on the challenge of climbing Mount Meru, Africa’s fifth highest mountain.

Day Itinerary

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) ex your International flight TBA where you will be welcomed by our representative and chauffeured to your hotel. The drive usually takes about 45minutes transfer.

Dinner and overnight: Arusha Lake Duluti Serena Hotel.

 

Basis

Half board:- Dinner,Breakfast and Overnight.

OVERNIGHT: Arusha Lake Duluti Serena Hotel Resort & Spa

Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa is unlike any other hotel in Tanzania with authentic, bespoke experiences that stir the traveller’s soul while showcasing the breathtaking tranquillity of the surroundings. Set among the woodland slopes of Mount Meru at the edge of Lake Duluti, there’s no better destination for soaking in the beauty and magnificence of the Tanzanian “Northern Safari Circuit.”

The ambience of this Arusha hotel is warmly reminiscent of their origins as a colonial era coffee farm, beginning with the welcoming stone-built reception area and extending to cottage-style rooms neatly arranged among landscaped lawns and the colourful banks of Bougainvillea. Traces of thei hotels heritage present themselves in elegant, country-manor interiors featuring unique artefacts, leaded windows and French doors opening to extensive lake view gardens. Social areas within the Arusha hotel include a library, a lounge and a restaurant offering an enchanting wood fireplace and lake and garden views.

Basis

Half Board:- Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

DAY 2: OLE SERAI LUXURY CAMP KOGATENDE, NORTHERN SERENGETI

Northern Serengeti

The vast, rolling savannah of the Northern Serengeti, is known as the hub of the great migration. The landscape is characterised by vast stretches of savannah interspersed with acacia trees and riverine woodlands. Wildlife can be seen along the banks of the Mara River and visitors can view the annual spectacle of the half a million migrating wildebeest. Commonly spotted wildlife include: a multitude of plains game such as buffalo, zebra, gazelles, impala, giraffe as well as lion and leopard. Visitors can look forward to bird watching, hot air ballooning, game safaris and guided bush walks.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast at 0630hrs transfer to Arusha Airport for your scheduled morning flight departing Arusha at 0830hrs arriving Kogatende at 1030hrs.

On arrival at the airstrip the camp’s vehicle will pick you and transfer you to the camp for check in and lunch.  The Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and the greatest concentration of plains game anywhere.

Proceed for a shared vehicle game drive in the late afternoon with dinner and overnight at Ole Serai Kogatende Luxury tented d Camp – FB

OVERNIGHT: Ole Serai Luxury Camp Kogatende

This Luxury Camp is strategically located within the northern (Kogatende) area of the famous Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and is set amidst the most prime areas of the Serengeti following the path of the great migration, sparsely inhabited by large Acacia as well as Tortilis Tree’s and is home to several species of wildlife that reside in this area year round due to catchments of water bodies around the area.

Due to the Campsite’s ideal location, the great spectacle of the world-famous annual migration can be witnessed almost as close as to the camp’s doorsteps – since the site lies along one of the main migratory corridors/routes, which the wildebeest use during their Great Migration going to and fro the North and South of the Serengeti.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 3: OLE SERAI LUXURY CAMP KOGATENDE, NORTHERN SERENGETI

Day Itinerary

Full day is spent in the Serengeti North.

The early morning calm air of the Northern Serengeti has made possible the introduction of Hot Air Balloon flights, available as an optional tour ride to see the park from a bird’s eye view, from leading lodges and camps in the reserve. (Please reserve early to avoid disappointment for this adventure!).

Pre-breakfast morning game drive in the reserve, a great opportunity to explore the vast flora and fauna of this magnificent reserve.  After a rewarding game drive, return to your lodge for late morning breakfast. Lunch and late afternoon Game viewing drive.

 

OPTION: A full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes (full day game drive including visits to Mara River, Kenya Tanzania Border Post and a great chance to view the “Big Five”. You will have picnic lunch under acacia tree on the savannah. Return to your lodge late in the afternoon). Later just relax as you wait for meals and overnight at Ole Serai Kogatende Luxury tented d Camp – FB

 

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 4: OLE SERAI LUXURY CAMP KOGATENDE, NORTHERN SERENGETI

Day Itinerary

Full day is spent in the Serengeti North area with morning and afternoon shared game drives. All meals and overnight at Ole Serai Kogatende Luxury tented d Camp   – FB

 

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 5: ANDBEYOND NGORONGORO CRATER LDG, NGORONGORO CRATER

Ngorongoro Crater

Located in Northern Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater is best known for its natural beauty and abundance of diverse wildlife; which makes it one of Africa’s most popular safari destinations. Surrounded by Tanzania’s highlands, this UNESCO-listed crater is said to be the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Visitors can look forward to spotting the world-renowned Big Five and a host of other wildlife species including large herds of zebra and wildebeest. It is famed as one of Tanzania’s best tourist attractions offering visitors an array of wonderful activities including excellent bird watching, trekking, wildlife viewing, and mountain biking, also, visiting a local Maasai village. Don’t miss the opportunity to jump on an excursion to the magnificent Olduvai Gorge.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast at 0800hrs transfer to Kogatende airstrip for your scheduled morning flight departing at 1015hrs to Manyara airstrip (1145hrs).

On arrival drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation area, the largest intact caldera in the world. Its enduring charm stems from its overwhelming physical beauty and the abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor.

Check in at your lodge in time for lunch. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge – FB

OVERNIGHT: andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Perched on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater, andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge comprises three separate camps totalling just 30 suites. Each stilted, handcrafted mud and thatch suite is adorned with antiques, chandeliers and elegant African treasures and floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the magnificent Crater below. Ensuite bathrooms feature spacious showers and chandelier-lit bathtubs. A personal butler discretely caters for each guest’s every need, bringing tea in bed, stoking fireplaces and drawing luxurious bubble baths. Frequently described as Maasai meets Versailles, each camp has its own guest sitting and dining areas, as well as viewing decks. The domed dining room, with its fireplace, crystal, silver and massive wooden platters, turns every meal into a special occasion.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 6: NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE, NGORONGORO CRATER

Ngorongoro Crater

As previously described

 

Day Itinerary

After early breakfast descend into the crater for a session of game-viewing. Ngorongoro is one of the finest game viewing areas in Africa and dubbed by some as the 8th wonder of the world. Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world. Late afternoon ascend the crater and drive to Ngorongoro Sopa for hot lunch and check in at your lodge. Evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge – FB

OVERNIGHT: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Perched on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater, the magnificent Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is the only property on the eastern rim of this World Heritage Site. Accommodating 186 guests in its 97 spacious en-suite bedrooms, the Lodge has its own private road to the crater floor.  The Lodge is perfectly situated to explore the abundant game in what is often referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”.  Its location offers awe-inspiring views over the crater and some of the most breathtaking sunsets to be seen in Tanzania.

Each suite has a private lounge with mini-bar, en-suite bathroom, central heating and a private solarium.  The Lodge has telephone facilities, satellite TV, a conference room, and a swimming pool situated on the very edge of the rim.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 7: ELEWANA ARUSHA COFFEE LODGE, ARUSHA

Arusha

As previously described

Day Itinerary

After breakfast at leisure drive back to Arusha and transfer to Arusha Coffee Lodge. Lunch will be on your own with the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the Arusha Coffee Lodge – Plantation rooms – Half board

 

Overnight: Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge

Located in the middle of a verdant coffee plantation, Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge is a sanctuary of aromatic tranquillity and a welcome retreat after a long international flight, or the dust and excitement of a thrilling bush safari. Take residence in one of 30 luxury wooden chalets – 12 Plantation Suites and 18 Plantation Rooms – nestled amongst the surrounding gardens and sea of coffee trees.

Turning off the road, a tree-lined drive guides you to the warm and inviting main area with its quiet understated aura of luxury. Vibrant gardens, a spa, and a swimming pool await, and a restaurant, Bacchus, and café bistro, 3° south, boast menus to satisfy the most discerning of palates, successfully fusing international culinary prowess with locally-sourced ingredients.

Visitors are also welcome to enjoy convenient gift shopping at the Traders Walk Boutiques, located on site. Browse through a collection of five boutiques offering arts and crafts, jewellery, clothing, gourmet coffee and cakes and traditional Swahili food.

Basis

Half Board – Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

DAY 8: END OF ITINERARY

Day Itinerary

After breakfast at leisure transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.

 

Basis

Breakfast

QUOTE/COST/RATE OF THIS

8DAYS – 7NIGHTS INTO THE HEART OF TANZANIA

All quotes featured in this tour program are expressed in US Dollars.  US Dollars are freely accepted in most EAST AFRICAN places and are also freely exchangeable (legally) at foreign exchange bureau.  Most hotels and lodges also have facilities for foreign currency exchange.

Number of PAX 1 January – 31 March 2020

1 – 31 May 2020

1 September – 20 December 2020

1 June – 31 August 2020

21 – 31 December 2020

1 person  Per Person US$7,368.00 US$10,062.00
2 persons Per Person US$6,385.00 US$9,078.00
3 persons Per Person US$6,055.00 US$8,749.00
4 persons Per Person US$5,892.00 US$8,586.00
5 persons Per Person US$5,792.00 US$8,487.00
6 persons Per Person US$5,727.00 US$8,423.00

These rates are commissionable to DREAMMAKERSTOUR by 15%

Optional Services while on Safari

  • Visit to a Maasai village at: US$40 Per Person in Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Balloon Safari with champagne breakfast at US$500 – 675 per person in Serengeti, with price subject to change.

Above safari tour costs include;

  • Per person rate (P/Pax): This is the cost of one client sharing in a twin or double room with another
  • Pick up and drop off at JRO – Kilimanjaro International Airport.
  • Full board on safari
  • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on lodge activities & laundry.
  • All transport in designed Safari JEEP 4X4 LANDROVER or JEEP 4X4 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER (Non A/C – Private usage) with a pop up roof for maximum game viewing comfort with a professional English speaking driver/guide.
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Meet & greet services by our staff at JRO Airport.

Complimentary from SIENTE AFRICA + TANZANIA REPRESENTATIVE:

  • Mineral Water in the safari vehicles during the safari, (2 bottles per person per day during the safari)
  • AMREF Emergency evacuation service only – no medical bills – full passport details required.

Our price does not include; 

  • The cost of obtaining visas; Kenya visa can be got at ease at JKI Airport for US$50 – no photos required
  • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, mineral water, porterage etc.
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Tips
  • Inoculations and personal insurance
  • International flights and departure taxes
  • Optional activities and excursions
  • Items of personal nature such as beverages, telephone, postage etc
  • Holiday (Christmas, Easter) and other seasonal surcharges – please consult us
  • All other expenses that are purely of a personal nature.
  • All other items that are not mentioned in ‘our price includes’.

Please note; 

  • Non A/C Vehicles are used for transfers in cities and on Safari in Tanzania
  • Luggage limit of one soft bag per person during travel in Tanzania. Hard cases should be avoided as they cannot fit in safari vehicles.
  • Baggage allowance for domestic flights is 15kgs per person including hand luggage. Soft-sided luggage or duffels are preferable to hard luggage for storage on safari vehicles and aircrafts used within East Africa. Large suitcases of dimensions greater than 24″x 17″x 7″ are impossible to store in vehicles and on aircraft and should not be used. (Baggage and personal effects are at owner’s risk throughout the tour and baggage insurance for members is strongly advised).
  • The rate includes accommodation based on the hotels and lodges mentioned in the program using standard rooms. Please be advised that the maximum singles the lodges can give is 4. The rest are charged as doubles.
  • Intermediate stops during flying on domestic flights: Internal flights are designed to serve a complex network throughout Tanzania and Kenya. Please keep in mind that unless otherwise stated flights are not guaranteed to be direct to the destination as there may be intermediate stops to collect or drop off other passengers.
  • Stops on request: Means our ability to stop in an airfield of the customer’s choice. However for operational reasons only a limited number of stops are possible. We request you to enquire in advance.
  • Rainy season: Flights are suspended during the long rains (mid March – end May) for exact dates please contact us.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Contract variations

The contractual costs mentioned above in this agreement are subject to change without prior notice; however, every effort will be made to maintain them. In the event of a change in Government Taxes or Levies affecting the rates mentioned herein, SIENTE AFRICA has the right to pass on any increases to our Partners or Clients.

Payment Policy

A deposit of 35% is required at the time of booking.  The balance is due 45 days before commencement of the tour program.  If the reservation is made within 45 days of departure the whole amount must be paid at the time of confirmation.

Children Policy:

Children between the age of 3 and 12 years

  • Pays 60% of the adult rate if sharing a room with two adults
  • Pays 80% of the adult rate if sharing a room with another children
  • Pays 100% of the adult rates if sharing a room with one adult
  • No discount on Holiday and other supplements.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing. As all suppliers charge cancellation fees, they are in turn passed on to us.

Reservations that are cancelled, reduced in length of stay or reduced in number of occupancy are subject to cancellation and no-show fees. Following is the scale for cancellation charges:

  • 35% if cancelled between 45 and 35days prior to arrival
  • 50% if cancelled between 34 and 15 days prior to arrival.
  • 100% if cancelled 14 days and 24hours prior to arrival

Itinerary Changes:

Although every effort is made to adhere to schedules, it should be noted that the hoteliers in East Africa may be obliged to occasionally change routes on safaris as dictated by changing conditions.

Such conditions may be brought about by seasonal rainfall on bush tracks, airfields and in game areas, by game migrations from one region to another, or airline or other booking problems, etc. SIENTE AFRICA will communicate with you for such tour itinerary/tour program or accommodation changes

NOTE: – Please note that some bookings might straddle between two seasons. Making the below seasonal quotations on accommodation NOT APPLICABLE. In such cases, please contact us for TAILOR-MADE QUOTATIONS cutting across seasons.

We thank you for the opportunity to present this program and trust that you will find it creative and exciting!!
Looking forward to organizing a memorable incentive for you!

QUOTE/COST/RATE OF THIS

6DAYS – 5NIGHTS SPECIAL LUXURY SHORT SAFARI TANZANIA

All quotes featured in this tour program are expressed in US Dollars.  US Dollars are freely accepted in most EAST AFRICAN places and are also freely exchangeable (legally) at foreign exchange bureau.  Most hotels and lodges also have facilities for foreign currency exchange.

Number of PAX 01 January – 31 March

01 June – 30 June

01 November – 19 December

1 July – 31 October 2020

20 – 31 December 2020

1 person  Per Person US$6,046.00 US$7,701.00
2 persons Per Person US$5,371.00 US$7,026.00
3 persons Per Person US$5,146.00 US$6,801.00
4 persons Per Person US$5,033.00 US$6,688.00
5 persons Per Person US$4,966.00 US$6,621.00
6 persons Per Person US$4,921.00 US$6,576.00

These rates are commissionable to DREAMMAKERSTOUR by 15%

Optional Services while on Safari

  • Visit to a Maasai village at: US$50 Per Person in Ngoronoro Conservation Area
  • Balloon Safari with champagne breakfast at US$650 per person in Serengeti, with price subject to change.

Above safari tour costs include;

  • Per person rate (P/Pax): This is the cost of one client sharing in a twin or double room with another
  • Pick up and drop off at JRO – Kilimanjaro International Airport.
  • Full board on safari
  • Private Bush Dinner – Minimum 2 pax – Minimum 14 days notice to book. Includes a private dinner within the footprint of our camp with private service and romantically lit with traditional safari lamps.
  • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on lodge/Camp activities & laundry.
  • Private Sundowners – Minimum 2 pax – Minimum 14 days notice to book! This is an experience that is a way of life in Africa. It’s an exceptional treat and one not to be missed. Imagine your guests have just finished an inspiring game drive and your guests come across in the middle of the plains a private sundowner set up with drinks and snacks, chairs and cushions and waiters on hand to serve your guests their favorite tipple against the beautiful backdrop of the Africa as we know it, as the sun goes down.
  • Local /Domestic/Internal flights and departure taxes (in accordance with the tour program)
  • All transport in designed Safari JEEP 4X4 LANDROVER or JEEP 4X4 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER (Non A/C – Private usage) with a pop up roof for maximum game viewing comfort with a professional English speaking driver/guide.
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Meet & greet services by our staff at Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Complimentary from SIENTE AFRICA + TANZANIA REPRESENTATIVE:

  • Mineral Water in the safari vehicles during the safari, (2 bottles per person per day during the safari)
  • AMREF Emergency evacuation service only – no medical bills – full passport details required.

Our price does not include; 

  • The cost of obtaining visas; Tanzania visa can be procured at ease at JRO Airport for US$50 – no photos required
  • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, mineral water, porterage etc.
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Tips
  • Inoculations and personal insurance
  • International flights and departure taxes
  • Optional activities and excursions
  • Items of personal nature such as beverages, telephone, postage etc
  • Holiday (Christmas, Easter) and other seasonal surcharges – please see the details separately
  • All other expenses that are purely of a personal nature.
  • All other items that are not mentioned in our price includes’.

Please note; 

  • Non A/C Vehicles are used for transfers in cities and on Safari in Tanzania
  • Luggage limit of one soft bag per person during travel in Tanzania. Hard cases should be avoided as they cannot fit in safari vehicles.
  • Baggage allowance for domestic flights is 15kgs per person including hand luggage. Soft-sided luggage or duffels are preferable to hard luggage for storage on safari vehicles and aircrafts used within East Africa. Large suitcases of dimensions greater than 24″x 17″x 7″ are impossible to store in vehicles and on aircraft and should not be used. (Baggage and personal effects are at owner’s risk throughout the tour and baggage insurance for members is strongly advised).
  • The rate includes accommodation based on the hotels and lodges mentioned in the program using standard rooms. Please be advised that the maximum singles the lodges can give is 4. The rest are charged as doubles.
  • Intermediate stops during flying on domestic flights: Internal flights are designed to serve a complex network throughout Tanzania and Kenya. Please keep in mind that unless otherwise stated flights are not guaranteed to be direct to the destination as there may be intermediate stops to collect or drop off other passengers.
  • Stops on request: Means our ability to stop in an airfield of the customer’s choice. However for operational reasons only a limited number of stops are possible. We request you to enquire in advance.
  • Rainy season: Flights are suspended during the long rains (mid March – end May) for exact dates please contact us.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Contract variations

The contractual costs mentioned above in this agreement are subject to change without prior notice; however, every effort will be made to maintain them. In the event of a change in Government Taxes or Levies affecting the rates mentioned herein, SIENTE AFRICA has the right to pass on any increases to our Partners or Clients.

Payment Policy

A deposit of 35% is required at the time of booking.  The balance of 65% is due 45 days before commencement of the tour program.  If the reservation is made within 45 days of departure the whole amount must be paid at the time of confirmation.

Children Policy:

Children between the age of 3 and 12 years

  • Pays 60% of the adult rate if sharing a room with two adults
  • Pays 80% of the adult rate if sharing a room with another children
  • Pays 100% of the adult rates if sharing a room with one adult
  • No discount on Holiday and other supplements

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing. As all suppliers charge cancellation fees, they are in turn passed on to us.

Reservations that are cancelled, reduced in length of stay or reduced in number of occupancy are subject to cancellation and no-show fees. Following is the scale for cancellation charges:

  • 35% if cancelled between 45 and 35days prior to arrival
  • 50% if cancelled between 34 and 15 days prior to arrival.
  • 100% if cancelled 14 days and 24hours prior to arrival

Itinerary Changes:

Although every effort is made to adhere to schedules, it should be noted that the hoteliers in East Africa may be obliged to occasionally change routes on safaris as dictated by changing conditions. Such conditions may be brought about by seasonal rainfall on bush tracks, airfields and in game areas, by game migrations from one region to another, or airline or other booking problems, etc. SIENTE AFRICA will communicate with you for such tour itinerary/tour program or accommodation changes

NOTE: – Please note that some bookings might straddle between two seasons. Making the below seasonal quotations on accommodation NOT APPLICABLE. In such cases, please contact us for TAILOR-MADE QUOTATIONS cutting across seasons.

We thank you for the opportunity to present this program and trust that you will find it creative and exciting!!
Looking forward to organizing a memorable incentive for you!

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