The Bush & Beach Safari is a richly rewarding experience. It offers outstanding wildlife viewing in true safari style with all the creature comforts you could possibly wish for whilst ensuring an entirely authentic experience without hordes of tourists.
Zanzibar is just a short hop away by light aircraft, and provides welcome options for relaxation and recuperation after a grand safari adventure. Tanzania is one of very few countries in the world where you can easily enjoy a safari - beach combination!
- All Meals
- Park fees
- Regional Flights
- Tipping / Gratuity
- Per person: $8500
Kirurumu Tented Lodge
Kirurumu Manyara Lodge is set high on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, enjoying a marvellous, uplifting and panoramic view eastward over Lake Manyara, the Rift floor and Mt. Losimingori.
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Facing the always magnificent sunsets to the west, and located at the highest point on Ngorongoro crater’s entire rim, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge stands well over half a kilometre above the crater floor and offers unparalleled views across this enormous caldera.
Serena Luxury Resort
Idyllically situated on the sea-front of ancient Stone Town, and flanked by an exotic mix of sultan's palaces, Portuguese forts, ancient dhow harbours, and bright bazaars, the Zanzibar Serena Hotel is a haven of tranquility and opulence amongst the bustle of one of Africa's most ancient and most enchanting towns.
Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Located on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the plains of the south-western Serengeti National Park, home to many thousands of wild and rare animals, Serengeti Sopa Lodge lies within an area of out-standing natural beauty. An oasis of cool relaxation from the equatorial sun.
Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Built to blend in with the vastness of its surroundings, Tarangire Sopa Lodge lies hidden among the kopjes, ancient baobab and grasses of the Tarangire National Park - home to the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa. Many can be seen around the lodge, allowing visitors a close encounter.
Mt. Meru Hotel
Situated at the foothills of Mount Meru in the city of Arusha, Tanzania, the Mount Meru Hotel lies on 9 acres of lush landscape, surrounded by some of Africa’s most breath-taking vistas, rich with a diverse array of wildlife, etched against the fertile slopes of this beautiful mountain.
The options below require prior arrangement and will likely add days to your trip. At no point are you locked into your itinerary, however the options below require special planning, some of which are exclusive to Ombeni Safaris.
Fly into the city of Dar Es Salaam, the largest city in Eastern Africa. You will be chauffeured from the airport to the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Spend time carousing the local shops and restaurants or relax at your luxury hotel in preparation for the days to come.
Catch an early morning flight deep into Africa’s largest game reserve. Take in the breathtaking aerial views of the wildlife roaming the savannah below. Upon arrival you will be driven to the Sand Rivers Camp. Relax on the verandahs of their open-fronted rooms, or cool off in the pool, surrounded by Kingfishers and Bee Eaters, listening to the grunts of hippos on the river.
Wake up early morning and meet your guides who will take you on a morning game drive into pristine areas far from other visitors. Selous is heralded as one of Africa’s most remote game reserves. The park contains over 70,000 elephants and about 4,000 lions, just to name a few. Head back to the Sand Rivers Camp for a night of authentic food and drinks.
Travel from Ngorongoro to the Olduvai Gorge, one of the most important paleoanthropological sites on Earth. Half way along this stretch, a Maasai show village may be visited which permits photography and sees how Maasai live in this area. After checking in to the Lemala Camp visit the museum at Olduvai, for an excellent photographic history of the research carried out in the Gorge. Head back to camp and enjoy the large and well-furnished suite, comfortable lounges and fine food and wine, Lemala offers a superior level of style in intimate isolation.
Set off early on a morning game drive or choose to fly over the Serengeti in a hot air balloon viewing the wildlife from a bird's eye view. Take along a prepacked lunch for a picnic in the bush then head off to other areas of the Serengeti in search of large cats and herds of elephant. Finish your day back at Lemala enjoying an authentic Swahili buffet.
Fly to Arusha for lunch at Arusha coffee lodge then explore the plantation after if you wish. If times allows visit Mount Meru village, the town Ombeni was born, then Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight home. Asante