African Honeymoon to Remember

Experience a honeymoon of a lifetime in Africa! Tanzania has always had a certain aura and mystery about it that makes a very special place for your honeymoon.  Imagine a candle romantic dinner for two, served in total seclusion, right in the heart of African wilderness, or lazing back after a day of spotting the big Five, staring up at the brightly lit stars without a care in the world and listening to the call of the wild.  Accompanied by your private professional driver-tour guide, you traverse through northern and southern Tanzania’s premier parks and the world’s greatest reserves including Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Selous.  And enjoy the two island’s beautiful beaches, clear waters, and warm culture there is no better place to enjoy your honeymoon than Zanzibar and Fanjove Island.

Day by day program

Day 1: Arrival –Welcome to Tanzania!

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, a big smile awaits you!  And transferred to Arusha Coffee Lodge.  The lodge is set amidst the beautiful surroundings of a coffee estate which lay on the gentling rolling foothills of the ever-present Mount Meru. Arusha Coffee Lodge is the perfect haven to relax, lose your jet lag, and get prepared for the first morning of your safari.

Day 2: Off to the Endless Plains of Serengeti

Wake up early and enjoy a hearty breakfast then transferred to Arusha Airport to board a scenic flight over the Great Rift Valley to the legendary Serengeti.  Upon landing in Serengeti, your driver-tour guide is waiting to meet you and begin exploring Serengeti National Park.  Serengeti, (3,646,500 acres) is the crown jewel of Tanzania’s protected areas.  It is home to large prides of lions, cheetah, leopard, jack, wild dogs and many more. The excitement of viewing game in the park can be addictive.  Take a break and drive and drive to Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge, check-in and have lunch. 

Day 3 – 4: Explore the Animal Kingdom of Serengeti

Be the first to head out early this morning to enjoy the wildlife show.  As you explore, take note of why the Serengeti’s landscape is the best area to witness millions of wildebeest and zebras thumping their hooves across the plains.  The time spent here allows you to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration, a movement of approximately 2.5 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle travelling on a yearlong route for green pastures.  With the addition of predators like lion, leopard and crocodile, the journey is punctuated with drama.  You can also spend one morning in the Serengeti on a pre-dawn hot air balloon ride to witness the landscape and animals from above.  Upon landing, you get to enjoy some champagne followed by a bush breakfast all waiting for you at your landing site.

In the afternoon of day 4, you depart Serengeti and drive to Ngorongoro Highlands, arriving at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Hiking at Empakaai Crater

After breakfast, you add a touch of health activity to the program with a morning hike at Empakaai Crater where the views will leave you breathless!  Accompanied with a park ranger-guide move swiftly from the base through the wooded area, to the top of the Crater rim where you get to watch the flamingos.  The scenery is spectacular at every point.  On descending to the lake you might see buffaloes or bush-bucks, blue monkeys and birds.  It is a joy to walk around the lake shore, experiencing the serenity and quite beauty of this wild spot.  On a clear day on side of the valley you may see the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro.  Drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 6: Descend onto Ngorongoro Crater

Today you experience one of the world’s wonders, Ngorongoro Crater!  It is very important to wake up early today in order to be one of the first to capture movement on the crater floor.  Shaped like a massive bowl with hues of lush green and brown, the crater was formed as a result of sunken volcano million of years ago.  Designated as a World Heritage Site, its permanent supply of water and food supports close to 30,00 mammals of which the Africa’s Big 5 animals are among-st.  The bird life is also prolific with flocks of flamingos on the soda lake as well as other species of water and plain birds.  After lunch, spend more time in this natural beauty on game viewing.  Then depart Ngorongoro and drive back to Arusha, arriving at Arusha Coffee Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Off to the Southern Circuit – Selous Game Reserve

Wake up and enjoy a delicious breakfast at leisure.  Today you are heading to the southern part of Tanzania for more adventure.  After an early lunch, you are transferred to Arusha Airport to connect with your flight to Selous Game Reserve.  On arrival at Stigler’s Airstrip, receive a warm welcome by the representative from the camp and transfer to Mivumo River Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Discover the Mighty Selous!

This morning, enjoy your delicious breakfast at leisure.  Then, you are off to spend a day on a different game viewing experience.  Selous offers the chance to view the wildlife through the game drive, boat safari or venture out on a bush walk.  Selous is vast, this stunning and largely undisturbed natural sanctuary in the world that offers a plethora of large game and matchless opportunities.  Covering 55,000 square kilometers of rolling savannah, lakes, rivers and deltas, it is four times the size of the Serengeti and larger than the entire national of Switzerland.  Populated by elephants, hippos, cheetah, giraffe and crocodile in in this immense sanctuary.  Spend this day here observing the wildlife whilst enjoying a  picnic lunch by the lake.

Day 9: Off to Fanjove Island

After breakfast, fly to Fanjove Island  for relaxation on the beach.  You are transferred back to Stigler’s Airstrip to board a scheduled flight to Fanvoje Island.  On arrival, the representative from the lodge is there waiting to meet and transfer you to the Fanjove Private Island for two nights stay.    If you have ever had a dream of being on a tiny tropical island, with coconut palms, while beaches and surrounded by sparkling blues seas, well it would be hard to get much close than Fanjove Private Island.  Your dream has become a reality!

Day 10: Discover Fanjove Island

Nobody lives in Fanjove, except you and the lodge staff.  As they say say at Fanjove, here you could learn how life would be without shoes!  Oh, so comfortable!  The beaches of pure sand and the turquoise water, the light unrolling of the waves, the whistling of the wind that caresses the palms, and a whole island to yourself, relax and recharge in a gorgeous corner of the Indian Ocean, to enjoy great swimming, snorkeling, walking, and just soak up the peace of your own private island. 

Day 11: Fly to the Spice Island of Zanzibar

Its hard to leave the paradise of Fanvoje but Zanzibar is also waiting to offer you more.  After breakfast, you are transferred back to Songo Songo to board a scheduled flight to Mafia Island to connect with your flight to Zanzibar.    On at Zanzibar Airport, our representative is waiting to meet and transfer you to  Matlai Luxury Boutique Hotel in Michamvi features villas with infinity pools and panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.  The hotel is designed as an exclusive villa resort for people seeking a high level of comfort and privacy in a relaxed atmosphere. 

Day 12 – 14: Pure Relaxation on the Beach

Zanzibar! Say the name and you can almost smell the scent of spices blowing on the gentle trade winds.  This exotic port off the coast of Tanzania offers travelers the hedonistic pleasures of white sand beaches and lapis waters, along with a fascinating fusion of culture and history.

Zanzibar is best explored on your own.   What could be more romantic than to celebrate your union on a pristine sandy beach with a mesmerizing view of the Indian Ocean…? Spend your time here partaking any of the activities offered at the resort.  Your host would be delighted to arrange any one or more of the activities including: romantic dhow cruise, diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, horse-reading and bicycling, golf, Spice and Stone Town tours and much more.   Sit back and enjoy it all.

Day 15: Departure - Home Bound

Your African dream honeymoon safari ends today!  Depending on the schedule time of your international flight, you are transferred to Zanzibar Airport to board a short flight to Dar es Salaam to connect with your flight bound home.

We hope by the time you leave Tanzania, your dream safari will have come true.

Package Includes:

  • 2-Night, Arusha Coffee Lodge
  • 2-Night, Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
  • 2-Night, Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
  • 2-Night, Mivumo River Lodge
  • 2-Night, Fanjove Lodge
  • 4-Night, Matlai Boutique Hotel
  • Meet + greet service
  • All land-Airport transfers
  • 2-in country flight
  • 3 Meals per day on safari
  • Half-board meal plan in ZNZ
  • Romantic dinner
  • Unlimited Game Drives
  • Service of a professional Driver-Tour Guide
  • All Park and Conservation Fees
  • Government Fees & Levies
  • Complementary Bottle Water
  • Window Seat in Open Roof Vehicle
  • Handling of Luggage

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Not included in package:

  • International flight ticket + Country Visa
  • Extra activities not stipulated in the itinerary
  • Personal gratitude for driver-guide
  • Consumption of drinks at hotels + Laundry
  • Hot Air Balloon ($550 per person)

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