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Luxury Tenting Serengeti Safari

Luxury Tenting Serengeti Safari
With our luxury tented camps in remote, pristine areas of Tanzania, our East Africa safari promises unmatched Big Game encounters - away from the crowds with our expert guides. Thrill to morning and afternoon game drives and a hot air balloon ride on this classic Serengeti safari.
Interests
  • Luxury
  • National Parks and Preserves
  • Safari, Animals, and Wildlife
10 Nights Starting At
January 23, 2023 through February 02, 2023
Book by:
January 19, 2023 7:00 PM
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
Itinerary Map
Itinerary Overview
Day 1
Welcome to Arusha, Tanzania
Day 2
Tarangire National Park
Day 3
On Safari in Tarangire
Day 4
Onward to Ngorongoro Crater
Day 5
Wildlife on the Crater floor
Day 6
To Olduvai Gorge and the Central Serengeti
Day 7
Ballooning Over the Serengeti
Day 8
Tracking Game Across the Plains
Day 9
On Safari in the Serengeti
Day 10
Return to Arusha
Detailed Itinerary
Alexander+Roberts

Luxury Tenting Serengeti Safari


Day 1: Welcome to Arusha, Tanzania

You'll be met upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport and transfered to the storied Four Points by Sheraton, The Arusha Hotel. Tracing its history to 1894, our landmark property is infused with the spirit of classic safaris from a bygone era. Now managed by Sheraton, it offers every modern comfort including free WiFi.

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, we'll take you overland to Tarangire National Park where you'll check in to our luxury safari lodge. Tarangire remains off the main safari circuit, making it a premier destination for discriminating travelers in search of a more intimate and authentic safari experience. You'll arrive in time for lunch and your first afternoon game drive - followed by Sundowner Cocktails and an elegant dinner back at camp. Meals B+L+D

Day 3: On Safari in Tarangire

Thrill to morning and afternoon game drives with our expert safari guides here in one of Tanzania's most visually striking national parks. The Tarangire River is nearby - a magnet for wildlife - and the surrounding scenery encompasses classic African savannah, green hills, woodlands and giant Baobab trees! Tarangire is heralded for abundant wildlife, especially its large herds of elephants and superb birdlife. Lions, leopards, cheetahs and other fierce predators are also regularly spotted. This evening, we'll take you out again for an exciting night safari to search for nocturnal species and to experience the night sounds of the African bush. Meals B+L+D

Day 4: Onward to Ngorongoro Crater

Big game is just one facet of Africa that will inspire you; this morning's visit to spend time with students and staff at a school is another, providing memorable insight into the challenges and rewards of life in Tanzania. Continue to Lemala Ngorongoro; perched on the crater's rim, our luxury safari camp offers your first look at the captivating beauty of the world's largest intact caldera. After lunch, tear yourself away from the view to visit a Maasai village. This evening, a chief's son offers his own personal insight into Maasai culture. Meals B+L+D

Day 5: Wildlife on the Crater floor

There is no place anywhere on the planet that is quite like Ngorongoro Crater #WHS#, and it offers an absolutely unique environment for wildlife viewing. With its vast expanses of open grassland surrounded by steep cliffs, the crater floor is easy for game officials to patrol and the result is abundant wildlife including rare species like black rhino and cheetah. Because our camp enjoys a prime location by the Lemala Crater Access Route, you'll descend quickly this morning for a spectacular game drive before other visitors have even arrived on the crater floor! We've also arranged for Lemala's skilled chefs to provide our guests with a picnic lunch, meaning you'll have more time for wildlife viewing here in this absolutely singular setting. Returning to our luxury camp this afternoon, you'll have time to relax before dinner. Meals B+L+D

Day 6: To Olduvai Gorge and the Central Serengeti

Traveling this morning into the unique terrain of Olduvai Gorge, you'll learn about the passions that drove Louis and Mary Leakey to their remarkable 1.8 million-year-old fossil discoveries. Continue your journey into the vast expanse of the Central Serengeti #WHS#, unequaled for its beauty and the concentration of its wildlife - including Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Cape Buffalo. In addition to these Big 5 animals, so named not for their size but because safari hunters considered them to be the most difficult and dangerous to track, the Serengeti is home to numerous other herbivores and the fierce predators which are rarely far behind. Enjoy an afternoon game drive before relaxing with Sundowner cocktails and an elegant dinner at the exclusive Lemala Ewanjan. Meals B+L+D

Day 7: Ballooning Over the Serengeti

Animals, too, have their regular routines and this morning's hot air balloon safari in the sharp clear light of dawn is an amazing time to gaze down as the wildlife of the Serengeti greets another day. Touch back down for a champagne breakfast and a morning game drive. Back at camp, you'll have ample time to relax and share your impressions of Africa with your fellow adventurers. A late afternoon safari drive promises more encounters with the wide variety of primates, birds, horned bovines, wild dogs, ungulates and big cats that roam the Serengeti. Meals B+L+D

Day 8: Tracking Game Across the Plains

Enjoy a morning safari drive as we take you into another remote sector of the Serengeti; depending upon the season and to follow the Great Migration herds as they make their way across the vast plains, you'll travel to either Lemala Ndutu in the Southern Serengeti or Lemala Mara to the North. (Note: When the Migration is in the Central Serengeti, our guests will continue their stay at Lemala Ewanjan.) With animals constantly on the move in their inexorable quest for food and water, your camp's setting affords unmatched game viewing at any time of year. After lunch, enjoy a leisurely afternoon at your Lemala camp. Later you'll gather for Sundowner Cocktails - a great time to engage further with our expert safari guide, thus deepening your appreciation of the Serengeti, its unique eco-systems and wildlife. Meals B+L+D

Day 9: On Safari in the Serengeti

The Maasai call it Siringitu - "the place where the land moves on forever." Indeed, these wide open expanses are awe-inspiring in their natural beauty. But the Serengeti is also renowned for its extraordinary concentration of plains game - including of course the Big Five. So expect today's morning and afternoon safari drives to be heart-pounding and inspiring. And in the company of our engaging, impassioned and knowledgeable safari guides, today's activities offer more chances to learn about Tanzania and its abundant natural wealth. Meals B+L+D

Day 10: Return to Arusha

Transfer to the airstrip for your included flight to Arusha. After lunch at the Arusha Coffee Lodge, set on one of Tanzania's largest coffee plantations, we'll take you to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight. Meals B+L

Dates & prices
Additional
Offers
January 19, 2023 7:00 PM
January 23, 2023
to February 02, 2023
10 Nights from $9,699.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
September 14, 2022 7:00 PM
September 18, 2022
to September 28, 2022
10 Nights from $11,899.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
September 20, 2022 7:00 PM
September 24, 2022
to October 04, 2022
10 Nights from $11,899.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
September 30, 2022 7:00 PM
October 04, 2022
to October 14, 2022
10 Nights from $10,699.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
March 09, 2023 7:00 PM
March 13, 2023
to March 23, 2023
10 Nights from $9,699.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
June 09, 2023 7:00 PM
June 13, 2023
to June 23, 2023
10 Nights from $10,399.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
June 16, 2023 7:00 PM
June 20, 2023
to June 30, 2023
10 Nights from $10,399.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
July 11, 2023 7:00 PM
July 15, 2023
to July 25, 2023
10 Nights from $12,599.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
August 01, 2023 7:00 PM
August 05, 2023
to August 15, 2023
10 Nights from $12,599.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
August 11, 2023 7:00 PM
August 15, 2023
to August 25, 2023
10 Nights from $12,599.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
September 03, 2023 7:00 PM
September 07, 2023
to September 17, 2023
10 Nights from $12,599.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
September 11, 2023 7:00 PM
September 15, 2023
to September 25, 2023
10 Nights from $12,599.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
September 29, 2023 7:00 PM
October 03, 2023
to October 13, 2023
10 Nights from $11,299.00
(USD) Per Person
Deluxe and Luxury Accommodations
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As you prepare to turn your travel dreams into your next great adventure, be assured that we are with you every step of the way. Since 1947, we’ve been committed to providing a more caring, sustainable and authentic way to explore the world. Now we’ve turned our expertise to ensuring that we are fully prepared to show you our world in A+R Style… Without a Crowd!

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Emphasizing More Personal Space + Extra Care at every step of the on-tour experience, we have enhanced our safety protocols in coordination with our overseas offices and based upon guidelines from the U.S Center for Disease Control, World Health Organization, United States Tour Operators Association and World Travel & Tourism Council.

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With Never More than 16 Guests, our Small Group Journeys promise personal engagement with our expert native guides and easy camaraderie with like-minded travelers. You’ll enjoy authentic dining, evocative hotels and unique cultural experiences not available to larger groups. 

The Privately Guided versions of our Small Group tours and our luxury Private Journeys offer the same advantages – but allow you to choose your traveling companions. Travel any day you wish and delight in the flexible pace of touring with just your traveling party. 

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Since 1947, our global team and partners have always been there to respond with speed and agility to even the most unexpected events. When the Arab Spring of 2011 led to unrest in Cairo, for example, we were the first American tour company to safely evacuate our guests from Egypt. Through earthquakes, tsunamis, labor strikes, and past outbreaks like SARS, our commitment has always been to maintain our travelers’ trust and confidence by doing the right thing. 

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About Alexander+Roberts
Having survived World War II in Poland, my friend and mentor Alexander Harris founded General Tours in 1947 with the conviction that travel could build bridges of cross-cultural understanding. Since our first-of-its-kind tours to the Soviet Union in 1955 we’ve remained at the forefront of international travel, helping culturally inquisitive Americans explore 85 far-flung destinations on all seven continents.

Thus, for 74 years, our company … first known as General Tours and now as Alexander+Roberts … has been providing guests with sustainable, authentic and personal ways to enjoy our world with thoughtfulness and a light footprint. We exclusively offer small groups of ‘never more than 16 guests,’ completely private versions of these same tours departing on any day you choose for just your traveling party, or journeys tailor-made to your specifications.

Alexander+Roberts is a privately-held American company based in Keene, New Hampshire with integrity, financial security, and the demonstrated expertise to care for travelers in a sometimes tumultuous world. We’re bonded with major travel organizations like the United States Tour Operators Association of which we were a founding member in the 1970’s.

Our luxury services include comprehensive sightseeing, transfers, all tour flights, tips and unique experiences designed to enhance your experience in the culture you’re exploring. Fine dining is an important aspect of our touring, with congenial meals including wines and beer that reflect authentic regional cuisines. We search out the finest accommodations to enhance your journey… from the most evocative luxury hotels and historic boutique properties to the best safari camps and small ships.

We often hear from travelers that our guides are extraordinary. They hail from the lands you’ll visit and speak English easily and casually. Because they’re lifelong residents, they have the knowledge and passion to engage you comfortably and more deeply with the people, history, traditions and natural wonders of their homelands.

We hope you’ll make your next journey with Alexander+Roberts… and let us show you the world with our signature style and remarkable value.

Robert Drumm


CEO
Alexander+Roberts

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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.