Private safari priced for 12 guests traveling together, this safari showcases the best of the Serengeti and Ruaha ecosystems with 4 nights/5 days in each location, followed by 1 night in Zanzibar at the luxury Hyatt hotel. Your group will be the only guests in both camps, private vehicles and private charter flights between locations – offering a very exclusive safari. This itinerary is filled with exciting experiences to share with friends or family from start to finish.
- Private group
- Serengeti, Ruaha, Zanzibar
- Private Charter Flights
- Two half day Walking Safaris
- Ruaha; Grand Ruaha Camp
- Zanzibar; Hyatt Regency
(+2 travel days)
Day 1Sat Aug, 22Arrive TanzaniaEvening arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) transfer to the Kibo Palace Hotel, overnight.
Day 2Sun Aug, 23AM flight to Grand Mara CampEarly breakfast followed by a transfer to the Arusha Airport for a private chartered flight to the Lamai Airstrip. At the Grand Mara Camp in time for lunch. Evening game drive.
Day 3Mon Aug, 24Grand Mara CampYour first morning waking up in the Serengeti. Breakfast followed by a morning game drive along the Mara River to see the Great Migration crossing. Lunch back at camp and an evening drive.
Day 4Tue Aug, 25Grand Mara CampMorning game drive along the Kenya boarder in the open plains looking for cheetah, lions, elephant family groups and so much more... Lunch back at camp followed by an evening game drive.
Day 5Wed Aug, 26Grand Mara CampThis morning has a special Walking Safari with Rangers near camp (optional to participate) This is an easy three to four hour walk ending up at a remote picnic spot for a catered brunch. Back to camp to relax, then an evening drive.
Day 6Thu Aug, 27AM flight to Grand Ruaha CampMorning game drive to the Lamai airstrip for a private charter flight to Ruaha. Arrive at the Grand Ruaha Camp in time for lunch, get settled in and take an evening game drive.
Day 7Fri Aug, 28Grand Ruaha CampMorning and Evening game drives with the mid day relaxing at camp.
Day 8Sat Aug, 29Grand Ruaha CampMorning Walking safari from Camp to picnic spot along the Ruaha River for a catered brunch. East walk of only a two miles - escorted by Rangers. Evening game drive.
Day 9Sun Aug, 30Grand Ruaha CampMorning and Evening game drives with the mid day relaxing at camp. Special evening event for your last night in Ruaha and the bush.
Day 10Mon Aug, 31AM flight to Zanzibar. Park HyattAm game drive to the Ruaha (Msembe) airstrip for private charter flight direct to Zanzibar. Arrive Zanzibar in time for lunch. Overnight at the Park Hyatt resort
Day 11Tue Sep, 01Afternoon flight to DAREnjoy a half day in Zanzibar and a late check out from the Park Hyatt. Afternoon transfer to Zanzibar Airport for flight to Dar es Salaam International Airport, transfer to the Serena Hotel for a day room - Late evening departure flight home.
This itinerary truly highlights some of the best safari destinations in Tanzania; the Northern Serengeti and the Ruaha National Park. Moreover, the timing provides the great opportunities to witness the Great Migration and their Mara river crossings in the northern Serengeti - a spectacle in itself, along with a myriad of other wildlife encounters. Expect to see cheetah, lion, leopard, lots of elephant, giraffe...
After your experience in the Serengeti, you'll have a private flight from the Lamai airstrip to Ruaha, arriving mid-day. Then 4 nights at the Grand Ruaha Camp, offering luxurious accommodations, fine dinning, and daily explorations of the wild diversity Ruaha holds . Both the destinations; the Grand Mara Camp and the Grand Ruaha Camp include a short walking safari to see and learn more about the ecosystems.
Wildlife viewing and photographic opportunities will abound on this safari. You'll experience a wide cross-section of landscapes and immense wildlife diversity within two of the greatest ecosystems in Tanzania. This safari ends with two night in Zanzibar for some spicy food and interesting culture. Explore the old Stone Town, shopping, or relax around the pool or beach.
- 100% escorted from time of arrival in Tanzania to departure
- All lodging in Tanzania
- All meals while in camp
- Drinks, incl. bottled water, soft drinks, beer, variety of house spirits & wine while in camp
- All game drives
- Premium guest suites & tents, double occupancy
- Laundry in camp
- All transportation, airport transfers during your stay in Tanzania
- Pre & post safari hotels in Arusha or Dar es Salaam
- All national park & conservatory fees
- Basic medical evacuation insurance
- WiFi when available
- All internal flights
- Private guide & vehicle
- International flights
- Personal items
- Premium wines/spirits
- Drinks and Alcoholic beverages at pre/post safari hotels
- Extra days beyond the itinerary (camp and hotels)
- Meals & drinks while in Zanzibar
- Photo equipment unless otherwise arranged
- Travel insurance (highly recommended)
- Premium medical evacuation insurance
- Tanzania visa fee ($100)