This Luxury fly-in itinerary takes you on a journey through Tanzania’s unrivalled wildlife destinations – Lake Manyara, the Ngorongoro Crater and the fabled Serengeti – to deliver a dramatic and diverse big game safari.

Begin with the beauty of Lake Manyara with its thousands of flamingos and famous tree-climbing lions before moving on to encounter the spectacle of the Ngorongoro Crater floor, home to Africa’s Big 5. The sweeping plains of the Serengeti provide a backdrop for the tour’s grand finale.

Game viewing is superb all year round, but if you have timed your safari with the wildebeest migration, you can expect massed herds and plenty of predator action. Accommodated in a series of elegant lodges, this journey is ideal for first-time travelers to Tanzania or for the return visitor whose heart has been captured by this incredible country

Day 01: Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha.

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our VIP Visa Specialist will meet and welcome you to East Africa. He guides you through the entire Tanzania Visa application process and skipping long immigration queues. With Galloping Safaris, you will be escorted from arrival to departure, making your arrival to Tanzania completely worry-free. Upon exiting the airport, a Galloping Safaris representative will be holding a poster with your name who will transfer you to Arusha (45 minutes) for the Serenity retreat of Lake Duluti Coffee Lodge set on a picturesque coffee plantation; this charming lodge has beautiful views of Mount Meru and is the ideal place to acclimatize to Africa. After settling into your cottage, take a stroll through the plantations, visit the markets of nearby Arusha, or simply relax in the poolside gardens with a chilled drink. On cool winter evenings, get cosy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste.

Day 02: Fly Arusha – Lake Manyara Airstrip – Game drive – Sundowner + Cocktails.

Early breakfast, 07:00 AM morning meet and greet for pre-safari briefing. 07: 20 AM pick up and transfer the short distance to Arusha Airport in time for flight to Manyara Airstrip. Flight departs Arusha Airport at 08h00, arrive Manyara Airstrip at 08:25 AM. Here you will be with your Private Driver Guide with 4X4 and drive the short distance to Lake Manyara National Park for Full Day game viewing to this unique park with an alkaline lake and breathtaking views. Here you will view a wide variety of wildlife and the acacia woodlands offer the best overall wildlife viewing in the park. Enjoy your picnic lunches under the Acacia trees. This habitat is favored by the park’s famous tree-climbing lions, leopards and giraffes and can claim the greatest elephant concentration in East Africa. Algae thrive in the high saline content of the lake. Huge and colorful flocks of birds gather in the water to feed, including many different varieties of birds that coexist together. In fact, well over 300 different species of birds have been recorded here, continue with afternoon game drive and later drive to the Lush retreat of And Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge for cocktails drinks dinner and overnight.

Day 03:  Sunrise Bush Walk –  Game drives + Bush Dinner – Night Game drives + Cocktail:

Staying at the only lodge within the park creates an exclusive and intimate experience, perfectly complemented by the lodge’s relaxed ambience. Lake Manyara Tree Lodge consists of ten delightful tree-house suites radiating from an elegant central lounge, bar and dining area. Open up the sliding doors of your thatched chalet and let the African sunlight pour in as you soak up the views.

Settle in for two nights, enjoying morning and afternoon game drives plus exciting night drives. A spectacular part of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Manyara’s rich variety of natural habitats are set around the soda lake, itself a haven for clouds of flamingos and other water birds. This is a paradise for birding enthusiasts! The forested valleys and open savannah plains support a large elephant population as well as giraffe, buffalo and many antelope species. There are fewer predators but topping the list are Lake Manyara’s lions, famous for their habit of climbing trees. And Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge.

Day 04: Ngorongoro Crater – Game drive Sundowner + Cocktails.

Early breakfast game drive as you exit Manyara Park and drive to Ngorongoro Crater (55 – minutes drive). Today you will explore today you will explore the famous Ngorongoro Crater during a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations.

It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Leave the Crater and later drive to the Lush retreat for dinner and overnight at

Lions Paw Camp Ngorongoro.

Day 05:  Masai Village Cultural – Olduvai George – Ngorongoro Crater rim – Cocktail + Bush Dinner.

Breakfast, with picnic lunches drive the short distance to Olduvai Gorge, which is often referred to as ‘The Cradle of Mankind’ and is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world.

Proceed to a Land of the Maasai—the iconic pastoralists of the East African savanna, known for their scarlet robes, their beadwork, and their legendary ceremonies. Pay a visit to a Maasai Manyatta, or village, where we’ll be greeted with a foot-stomping, high-jumping welcome dance. Immerse yourself in their world, learning about their customs. Meet the village elders, visit homes, and take part in a memorable cultural exchange. Later drive to the Lush retreat of Lions Paw Camp Ngorongoro for cocktails drinks, dinner and overnight.

Day 06:  Lake Manyara Airstrip – Fly to Northern Serengeti Plains to see – Game drive.

Early breakfast, transfer to Manyara Airstrip in time for Flight to Lobo Airstrip. Flight departs Lake Manyara Airstrip at 09: 30 AM, arrive Kogatende Airstrip at 10:35 PM. Upon arrival you will be meet and greet with your private guide and drive the short distance to Serengeti Bush Top Luxury Camp for HOT LUNCH. Afternoon head to the Mara River, time to watch the wildebeest migration as the dominated by the Mara River, Groaning with crocs and hippos, this area is great for elephant, big herds buffalo, lion, cheetah as well as leopard in the many kopjes that make this landscape so distinctive.  Also look out for small Oribi, which thrives in this area, but is otherwise extremely scarce in northern Tanzania generally.  Sunset game drives to Serengeti Bush Top Luxury Camp in the Private Concession for dinner and overnight. A High end, intimate lodge set close at the edge of crossing point. Like the wildebeest that are the stars of the Serengeti Annual Migration, Klein’s Camp is a wanderer; a mid range under- canvas camp that moves with the seasons, forever following the herds to ensure you have a front-row seat to the greatest show on earth. Fine linens, finer dining and a touch of nomadic romance are the hallmarks of this authentic East African safari lodge. Whether it’s at the river crossings of the northern Serengeti.

Day 07:  Witness the most amazing wildlife spectacle in Africa, the Great Migration River Crossing.

06h00 Begin your sunrise safaris and return for late breakfast at 09h00. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the Northern corridor of Serengeti National Park, where you can often see wildebeest and large numbers of lions and cheetahs, as well as herds of giraffe and zebra – a most unforgettable spectacle of Africa’s circle of life, right before your eyes! Equally impressive are Tanzania’s magical sunsets, which out here are celebrated at traditional “sundowners”… like those you’ll enjoy at your Lodge on your final night on safari, followed by a festive farewell dinner. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Bush Top Luxury Camp. Thousands of zebra and wildebeest cross the Mara River during the annual migration between Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration sees over a million wild animals move from one country.

Day 08:  Witness the most amazing wildlife spectacle in Africa, the Great Migration River Crossing.

06h00 Begin your sunrise safaris and return for late breakfast at 09h00. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the Northern corridor of Serengeti National Park, where you can often see wildebeest and large numbers of lions and cheetahs, as well as herds of giraffe and zebra – a most unforgettable spectacle of Africa’s circle of life, right before your eyes! Equally impressive are Tanzania’s magical sunsets, which out here are celebrated at traditional “sundowners”… like those you’ll enjoy at your Lodge on your final night on safari, followed by a festive farewell dinner. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Bush Top Luxury Camp. Thousands of zebra and wildebeest cross the Mara River during the annual migration between Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration sees over a million wild animals move from one country.

Day 09: North Serengeti Kogatende Airstrip – Fly to Arusha – Kilimanjaro Airport – Departure.

Early start today for an early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light or breakfast at the lodge, and morning go on your final game drive in Woga Kuria Kopjes Keep your eyes open for any elusive wildlife that you may not have seen, transfer to Kogatende Airstrip in time for Check in (Luggage free weight each person is 33 LBS & 11 LBS on Hand bag), and Schedule flight to Arusha Airport. REGIONAL AIR flights depart Kogatende Airstrip at 09: 30 AM and arrive at Arusha Airport at 12: 15 PM.

On your arrival at Arusha Airport you will be Meet and greet with your Host Walter and his team and we drive the short distance for a fare well deserved Lunch at BUTTER & SCOTCH SABLE SQUIRE. Here you will have a variety of English – African taste meals with soft drinks & juices. After lunch we transfer back you to Kilimanjaro International Airport in time for check in for departure flight.

This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run.

No. of Pax in one group 7 Pax 6 Pax 5 Pax 4 Pax 3 Pax 2 Pax 1 Pax
Price/Person $6,285 $5,122 $6,585 $6,580 $7,837 $8,951 $9550
  • Transport with safari Vehicle with pop-up roof 4×4 Jeep
  • All park entrance fees
  • Accommodations in the Camp or in the lodge
  • Full board accommodation, three meals per day while on safari
  • Game drives in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Bottled Drinking water
  • Ngorongoro Crater fees

1.Tips for the drive
2. Personal effects
3. Soft drinks, beer, sodas etc.

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9 days

Tanzania Romantic Fly-In Manyara

From$5,122USD

Highlights

Tour Code: BET09C
Tour Duration:9 days Luxury Safari
Group Size: 1 person and above
Special Category: Lodge Safari/Tented Camp