22nd Aug 20202nd Sep 2020
11 days

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.

Key features
  • Private group
  • Serengeti, Ruaha, Zanzibar
  • Private Charter Flights
  • Two half day Walking Safaris
Sat. 22nd Aug 2020
Wed. 2nd Sep 2020
- Serengeti North; Grand Mara Camp
- Ruaha; Grand Ruaha Camp
- Zanzibar; Hyatt Regency
(+2 travel days)
Local guide
Professional English-speaking driver-guide
Two Private Vehicles
Typical weather
Sunny and warm - chance of rain in the north


Friday 21 August - Depart Home
  • Day 1
    Sat Aug, 22
    Evening arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) transfer to the Kibo Palace Hotel, overnight.
  • Day 2
    Early 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 3
    Mon Aug, 24
    Your 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 4
    Tue Aug, 25
    Morning 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 5
    Wed Aug, 26
    This 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 6
    Morning 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 7
    Fri Aug, 28
    Morning and Evening game drives with the mid day relaxing at camp.
  • Day 8
    Sat Aug, 29
    Morning 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 9
    Sun Aug, 30
    Morning and Evening game drives with the mid day relaxing at camp. Special evening event for your last night in Ruaha and the bush.
  • Day 10
    Am 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 11
    Enjoy 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.
Thursday 3 September - Arrive 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)