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The only one of its kind. Inspiring, authentic and holistic, the SkySafari engages every sense from beginning to end. Experience Tanzania’s safari circuit in the lap of luxury: fly to and from each destination in the luxury of an executive aircraft, stay in world class accommodation while feasting on gourmet cuisine and quenching the desire for the adventure leading you to experience our Africa in awe and wonder.
The itinerary includes the Serengeti National Park, The Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, Treetops’ Private 87,000 acre game concession and an excursion to Lake Manyara National Park. The itinerary begins and ends at Kilimanjaro International Airport. This is an eight day and seven-night itinerary (with optional extensions) - one of the most spectacular safaris in ‘Safari Africa’.
Featured properties within the itinerary are; The Arusha Coffee Lodge, Tarangire Treetops, The Manor at Ngorongoro and Serengeti Migration Camp. Making up the Elewana portfolio in Tanzania, these award winning properties are small and intimate. Experience a chic plantation house at The Arusha Coffee Lodge, an intrepid Tree House at Treetops, a lavish estate home at The Manor and a luxurious tented camp in the Serengeti.
Day 1Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) where you will be welcomed by an Elewana Afrika representative and chauffeured to The Arusha Coffee Lodge. Here you will enjoy a complimentary upgrade to one of our 12 Plantation Suites. Your stay at The Arusha Coffee Lodge is on an all inclusive basis (includes all meals, drinks, laundry service, scheduled activities and transfers).
Arusha Coffee Lodge: Surrounded by endless acres of berry-laden coffee bushes in Tanzania’s largest coffee plantation, the Arusha Coffee Lodge is designed around the original plantation houses with luxuriant décor and stylish undertones of the bygone era. Each of the 12 plantation suites has been lavishly furnished and features a split-level living area and a private deck with fireplace. Emphasis on fine cuisine in a lavish setting, guests will enjoy an extensive restaurant menu.
Day 2After a leisurely breakfast enjoy a Coffee Estate tour and then an alfresco lunch in the garden. After lunch you will be chauffeured to Arusha Airport to board our Executive Grand Caravan and fly to Kuro Airstrip in Tarangire National Park. At the airstrip, the Tarangire Treetops team will meet you for an afternoon game drive in Tarangire National Park after which you will enter through Treetops’ private reserve. Your stay here is for 2 nights in a Tree House, and is on an all-inclusive basis (includes all meals, drinks, laundry service, transfers, game drives and scheduled activities).
Tarangire Treetops: Treetops has a magical never-never land feel appealing to any with a sense of fun and romance. Distinctively furnished blending natural materials and contemporary décor, the tree houses provide guests with a unique safari experience. Each tree house is perched up in the Baobab and Marula trees and has a large private balcony, an exotic double shower and stunning views.
Day 3After breakfast at Treetops you will enjoy a full day of activities including, game drives, a game-walk, sundowners atop Sunset Hill and a night game drive. Lunch and dinner will be served at Treetops.
Day 4After breakfast you will enjoy a morning game drive through Tarangire National Park. Stop at leisure for a picnic lunch on your way to Kuro Airstrip and connect to Manyara Airstrip. On arrival, our team from The Manor at Ngorongoro will meet you and take you on a visit of an authentic African market in the township of Karatu. Arrive at The Manor in time for high-tea. Here, your 2 night stay will be in a cottage on an all-inclusive basis (includes all meals, drinks, laundry service, transfers, game drives and scheduled activities).
The Manor at Ngorongoro: Located adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area within the 1500 acre, Shangri-La Estate, The Manor at Ngorongoro is reminiscent of an elegant, up-country farm home in the Cape Dutch-style of architecture. The Manor at Ngorongoro, with its luxurious all suite guest cottages is the first luxury safari experience in the region to fuse East African safari hospitality with old world Afro-European architecture and décor. Each cottage commands fantastic views of the landscapes, surrounded by fragrant flowering gardens and age-old trees.
Day 5After breakfast, an Elewana vehicle will take you on a full day of exploration of the Ngorongoro Crater. A picnic hamper lunch will be served on the crater floor. After lunch, you will explore more of the crater before heading back to the Manor for the evening cocktails and dinner.
Day 6Today, you have the option of visiting the Lake Manyara National Park or staying at the lodge to explore the estate. Choose from a host of activities including horseback riding, cycling, an estate tour or a massage treatment (1 treatment per person) or, you may opt to just relax. After lunch you will be driven to the Manyara airstrip for your onward flight to the Serengeti, where upon arrival you will be met by the Migration Camp team. The afternoon will be spent on a game drive with arrival at Serengeti Migration Camp in time for sundowners. You will spend the next 2 nights at Serengeti Migration Camp where your stay is in a luxurious safari tent, on an all-inclusive basis (includes all meals, drinks, laundry service, transfers, game drives and scheduled activities).
Serengeti Migration Camp: Hidden among the rocky outcrops is a camp that exudes a decadence reminiscent of old Africa. Its spacious tents have been carefully placed to provide privacy and blend into nature’s architecture, overlooking the Grumeti River and its resident hippos. Richly furnished throughout, the camp provides a haven of sumptuous indulgence among the raw splendour of the surrounding bush. Surrounded by a 360 degree verandah deck and with a capacious, 45 square metre internal floor space, each guest tent is a private sanctuary.
Day 7After breakfast you will spend the full day exploring the vast Serengeti. Enjoy a Bush lunch, after which the afternoon will be spent game viewing. You will return to Serengeti Migration Camp in time for sundowners and dinner.
Day 8After breakfast explore along the banks of the great Grumeti River on a guided game walk. Thereafter enjoy a leisurely lunch and a game drive en-route to the airstrip for your onward flight to Arusha, where on arrival, you will be met by The Arusha Coffee Lodge team and chauffeured to Arusha Coffee Lodge. On arrival, a day room to freshen up and relax is available to you and thereafter a transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport.
- All accommodation with a complimentary upgrade to a Plantation Suite at The Arusha Coffee Lodge. Includes all meals, drinks and laundry service.
- All internal flights; travel in style and comfort in a new executive seating Cessna Grand Caravan (9 executive, club class seats instead of 13 commuter seats).
- All game drives and internal transfers with professional driver guides and specially equipped Safari Cruisers at each property. All the vehicles are equipped with binoculars, guide and reference books, cool box and drinks, bush-lunch awnings and power points to charge your camera.
- A hassle free single check-in to Arusha Coffee Lodge at the beginning of your itinerary and single check out at the very end at The Arusha Coffee Lodge.
- Evacuation Insurance.
- SkySafari Check-In: Your luggage and boarding cards will be issued to you at Arusha Coffee Lodge and you will be chauffeured to the Airport 15 minutes before departure – no need to waste your time at airport lounges.