In Kiswahili, ‘Elewana’ means ‘harmony’ and the breathtaking Elewana Sky Safari combines the wild, rugged game rich plains of Northern Tanzania with exquisite accommodation and luxury travel between destinations. Fly into Tarangire, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti – all synonymous with mesmerizing beauty and incredible wildlife. This luxury safari is both distinctive and unique, offering the discerning traveller an outstanding journey of discovery into the extraordinary kinship between Africa and its animals, and the ecosystem and its people.
On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be welcomed by a member of Our team, who will transfer you to the Arusha Coffee Lodge for the night, experiencing luxurious accommodation cradled in endless acres of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantation.
After breakfast tour the Coffee Estate and enjoy lunch. Afternoon flight from Arusha to Kuro airstrip in Tarangire National Park. A breathtaking afternoon game drive in Tarangire National Park follows. Known for its huge herds of elephants, sometimes up to 300 look out for them scratching the dry river bed for underground streams. Stay 2 nights at the sumptuous Tarangire Treetops in a Tree House, perched up in the Baobab and Marula trees and offering awe-inspiring views. An exhilarating morning game drive whilst temperatures are cool makes the ideal time to spot big game returning from a night of hunting. Spend the afternoon on a game walk and visit an authentic Maasai village. Drive to Sunset Hill for sundowners, soaking up a beautiful sunset and the rising stars over the Tarangire plains. Often there is the chance to spot giraffe and hyena. A night game drive will follow.
Morning game drive through Tarangire National Park. Picnic lunch before flying to Manyara and transferring to The Manor at Ngorongoro, a stately home in the Tanzanian highlands, staying for two nights. Experience generous East African hospitality combined with old world Afro-European architecture, visit an authentic African market in the township of Karatu and take afternoon tea at The Manor. Two days of exploration of the world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ngorongoro Crater. The Crater is 16000 metres wide and the largest, unflooded, intact volcanic caldera in the world. From its rim it drops 600 metres to the crater floor, which is home to large animals including black rhino, hippopotamus, wildebeest, zebra and Thompson’s gazelle. The densest population of lion also reside here. On the crater rim look out for elephant and leopard.
Perhaps visit Lake Manyara National Park or stay at the Lodge for horse back riding, cycling or a spa treatment. After lunch transfer to the airstrip for your onward flight to Serengeti. Your afternoon game drive will take you to the decadent Serengeti Migration Camp in time for sundowners and a stay of two nights in a luxurious safari tent. This vast and rugged landscape is synonymous with high action game viewing and overlooks the Grumeti River with its resident hippos. Full day exploring the Serengeti, known by The Maasai as ‘Siringitu’ – the place where the land runs on forever. This is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular park, home to the world’s largest assortment of wildlife. Predator versus prey governs this land and you will have a chance to spot lion, leopard, cheetah, gazelle, zebra and much more.
After breakfast partake in a guided game walk and explore the banks of the Grumeti River, an important crossing of the annual migration and home to more unusual species such as the black and white Colobus monkey. Lunch and a game drive en route to the airstrip for your onward flight to Arusha where Our Team will be waiting to transfer you back to Kilimanjaro airport for your return flight.