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This two-week honeymoon offers the perfect balance between safari adventure and island relaxation, all the while providing exclusive accommodation and impeccable service.

Begin your African escape by exploring some of Tanzania's game-packed reserves, including Tarangire and Lake Manyara national parks. Move on to the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater before heading to the Serengeti National Park for more wildlife encounters.

Fly to the beautiful island of Zanzibar where a wide variety of marine activities awaits you. Relax, unwind and be pampered at the exclusive Matemwe Retreat during your stay on this tropical island.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Private, guided 4x4 safari 
  • Relax in a private beach villa 
  • Personal service at intimate places
  • Big 5 game viewing in the Serengeti
  • Catch the migration July - Oct 
  • Explore the diversity of the Crater 
  • See tons of elephant herds in Tarangire
  • Overnight in colourful Stone Town
  • End with sunbathing, snorkelling, seafood & spa treatments

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Travel to Arusha

On arrival in Tanzania, you’ll transfer to Machweo in Arusha where you’ll spend the night in this luxury country inn, inhaling the fresh Mount Meru air. Enjoy comfort, personalised service and luxury at Machweo. Relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset, before tasting the freshly-made dishes and specially selected wines offered at this intimate country inn.

Days 2-3

Discover the remoteness of Tarangire National Park

Transfer from Onsea House to Arusha Airport for your scheduled charter flight to Kuro Airstrip. From here you will transfer by road to Oliver's Camp where you'll arrive just in time for a delicious lunch.

Situated in the remote south of the Tarangire National Park, you'll spend the following two nights enjoying absolute exclusivity. Go on your first game drive in the Tarangire National Park before ending off the first day with a glass of wine and delectable African cuisine at Oliver's Camp.

The following day you will enjoy more wildlife encounters as you explore the Tarangire National Park on a morning game drive. After lunch go on an afternoon walk to Oliver's Fly Camp where you'll have the chance to experience true Africa at this private light-weight camp under the Tarangire stars.

Days 4-5

Discover the Ngorongoro Crater

Transfer from Oliver's Camp to Kuro Airstrip and board a scheduled charter flight to Manyara Airstrip. From here, you'll be driven to Plantation Lodge - a superior guest lodge located near the Ngorongoro Crater Conservancy.

The lodge can arrange a packed lunch for you to enjoy as you head out into the Lake Manyara National Park in search of the legendary tree-climbing lions, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest and amazing birdlife. Spend a romantic night in the honeymoon suite drinking champagne as you unwind in the sensational Jacuzzi.

The following day you can go on a game drive and admire the incredible views and wildlife of the Ngorongoro Crater's diverse landscape. Observe animals as they drink and graze, and enjoy a delicious packed lunch on the crater floor. Spend another glorious evening in Plantation Lodge's honeymoon suite.

Days 6-7

Search for the Big 5 in the Serengeti

Transfer from Plantation Lodge to Manyara Airstrip and board a scheduled charter flight to Koga Airstrip. From here you'll be transferred by road to Sayari Mara Camp - a lavish tented camp located in the scenic and exclusive northern Serengeti.

The camp overlooks the vast Serengeti plains and is the perfect location from which to view the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. After enjoying a delicious lunch you can spend the rest of the day relaxing outside your luxury tent and taking in these vast surroundings.

The following day is spent exploring the Serengeti National Park on a game drive. Stop at midday for a picnic lunch in the wilderness before continuing your drive, keeping an eye out for sightings of Africa's Big 5. Return to Sayari Camp for another luxurious night.

Days 8-12

Indulge in exclusive island living

Transfer from Sayari Mara Camp to Koga Airstrip where you'll board a flight to the idyllic island of Zanzibar. Upon your arrival at Zanzibar Airport you can snack on a packed lunch from Sayari Camp while being driven to Matemwe Retreat where you'll arrive in time for a delectable dinner.

Your days here will be filled with a variety of exciting, romantic and relaxing activities. Go on a snorkelling trip to Munyuni, go sailing on the turquoise Indian Ocean, and enjoy a private dinner on the beach with sparkling wine. Take a tour of the nearby village on foot and be treated to a 60-minute full-body Changamka Massage.

Enjoy hours of beach relaxation, lounging beside the pool and drinking exotic cocktails while gazing over the ocean. As this is one of Africa's best diving destinations, a scuba diving excursion will also prove an unforgettable experience.

Days 13-14

Enjoy one more night of indulgence

Transfer from Matemwe to the Zanzibar Serena Inn. Take a fascinating spice tour before unwinding in your Prime View Room for your last evening on the island.

The next morning you will say goodbye to Zanzibar as you transfer by road from Zanzibar Serena Inn to Zanzibar Airport for your flight home.

Inclusions

  • Scheduled game drives and walking safaris as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Private naturalist driver-guide
  • Park fees
  • 1 night at Onsea House on half board basis
  • 2 nights at Oliver's Camp on fully inclusive basis
  • 2 nights at Plantation Lodge on full board basis
  • 2 nghts at Sayari Camp on fully inclusive basis
  • 5 nights at Matemwe Retreat on fully inclusive basis
  • 1 night at Zanzibar Serena Hotel on half board basis
  • Emergency evacuation insurance for guests under 70 years of age
  • Flights as specified in the itinerary

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Jun 2014 - 30 Jun 2014 $8595
  • 01 Jul 2014 - 31 Oct 2014 $9845
  • 20 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 $9845

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Liesel van Zyl

Liesel van Zyl

Product Manager

"A perfect choice for romantics who are up for a safari adventure but with a little bit of pampering and the idea of ending their adventure at a beautiful beach retreat - definitely one of my favourites."

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