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7 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $8,640
Welcome to the Serengeti, where lionesses prowl at dawn and thousands of zebra huddle together; where hooves kick up dust as over a million join the great wildebeest migration; where every moment brings an evocative scene. This privately guided luxury safari celebrates the abundance and diversity of the Serengeti, showcasing the famous plains from every different angle. With eclectic activities and luxury accommodations, it’s a perfect journey amongst Africa’s greatest natural show.
8 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $8,003
Northern Tanzania boasts magnificent safari reserves and spectacular conservation areas where landscapes are left untouched and wildlife freely roams the rich environments. From Tarangire National Park’s prolific bushveld to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area’s luxuriant caldera and the Central Serengeti’s vast savannas, this glamorous 8-day classic Tanzanian safari will show off the country’s remarkable wilderness and the extraordinary wildlife inhabiting it.
9 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $5,377
Tanzania's land is full of evocative tales and remarkable narratives that reveal an ancient untamed world on this 9-day sample itinerary. The storytellers offer an absorbing experience into the untouched charms of Africa. From local Meru women to lion prides on the Serengeti, indigenous Hadzabe bushmen to the Big Five residents of Ngorongoro, this unique itinerary provides the perfect blend of cultural immersion and safari adventure.
11 Day Custom Tour
Perhaps no production has done more to excite children's wildlife imaginations than The Lion King. While the movie is an animation, it's all inspired by the safari destinations of East Africa, such as the Serengeti (Pride Lands) and Olduvai Gorge, where Mufasa was trampled. This family safari follows the journey of the boy who would be king, revealing all the iconic settings. Featuring eleven days of safari, it's a charming immersion in the wildlife world behind the fiction.
14 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $8,549
Two of Africa's most vibrant and authentic getaways, the Serengeti and Zanzibar create an indelible mix of safari, beach, and local culture. Both are filled with ancient fables, the tales stretching from iconic grasslands to the spice island. From a million wildebeest rumbling across the grasslands to an evocative maze of Swahili coral houses, lion prides battling with hyenas to empty white beaches that stretch for miles, these legendary World Heritage destinations are unchanged.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $6,005
Combining four nights in each destination, this Serengeti and Selous safari experience provides a seamless mix of habitats, wildlife, activities, and experiences. Tanzania's wild rhythms are beautifully evoked in the Serengeti and Selous. One is open and expressive, a landscape of staggering wildlife density and the drama of predator versus prey. Majestic and mystical, the other is all about the surprise of an African safari. And in landscapes of such grand scale, you have a private realm that allows for exclusive exploration.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $12,735
The focal point of most Serengeti safaris is the great wildebeest migration. But you don't need to visit during the migration to explore the wonders of these evocative grasslands. Travel between August and December, and the Serengeti experience is equally sublime, a chance to connect with nature, avoid the crowds, and still encounter hundreds of thousands of wild animals. With four distinctive experiences, this 10-day safari showcases how the Serengeti teems with life all year around.
14 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $18,923
Western Tanzania provides an indelible mix for the luxury traveler. It's remote and off the beaten track, with beautiful landscapes defined by wild allure and outstanding lodges providing an opulent base for the wilderness adventure. Then unique experiences provide the out of the ordinary: tracking wild chimpanzees, horseback safari in the Serengeti, luxury mobile camping. Mixing the Serengeti and the western reserves, these two weeks offer an exclusive immersion in Africa.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $12,345
The Serengeti is alive at every angle. Zoom out for expressive shots of the iconic grass plains, then refocus as lions mate nearby and zebras adoringly cuddle. Stay patient to capture a leopard in the trees then shoot a roll a minute as the great wildebeest migration rumbles past. With an expert wildlife photographer guide, this immersive 10-day safari reveals all the vibrant sides to the Serengeti, including two days in a private concession and two days with the migration.
9 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $12,865
Hooves kick up dust in the Serengeti, not just those of migratory wildebeest but also those of your own horse. Taking you deep into the wild plains, this exhilarating horse riding safari reveals the Serengeti from a new and exclusive angle. Ride with the herds, gallop across the grasslands and surround yourself with the raw wilderness. Featuring mobile camps and opulent lodges, this 9-day expedition is for intermediate or experienced riders and is available from June to November.
12 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $18,091
The Serengeti plains feel like fiction, the world’s greatest abundance of wild mammals congregating on grasslands that seemingly roll on forever. It’s Africa’s most evocative stage, where the interaction between predator and prey continues like it has done for millennia. And in the private concessions, you’re the only one in the theater. With five exceptional stops, this exclusive safari showcases the Serengeti’s private concessions, revealing wildlife drama that nobody else will see.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $18,195
Two million mammals on the move, countless predators inspecting the dinner menu, a wonderful mystique drifting across the epic grass plains; it's easy to see why the Serengeti is Africa's most famous safari destination. Natural wonder takes on new definitions here, and many come to see the show. This luxury safari itinerary escapes the crowds, taking you to private concessions and the finest accommodation in the region, offering an exclusive showing of nature's greatest show.
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