Serengeti, Katavi and Mahale
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|From £6645 to £7445
10 Nights with Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps
Day 1 – 3 Soroi Serengeti Lodge
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Your Safari begins with a morning schedule flight from Arusha Airport to Seronera Airstrip, followed by a road transfer to the Soroi Serengeti Lodge.
Set high on a natural plateau with panoramic views over the vast plains of Musabi, the eco-friendly Soroi Serengeti Lodge offers a unique safari experience. Tucked amongst the acacia trees are 25 thatched chalets, each boasting an uninterrupted view of the plains from their private balcony.
Activities include game drives and optional hot air balloon safaris.
Day 4- 7 Katuma Bush Lodge
KATAVI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, depart the lodge by road transfer to Seronera Airstrip for a schedule flight to Katavai Airstrip. A vehicle transfer to the Katuma Bush Lodge is combined with a game drive (if time allows).
The Katuma Bush Lodge lies in the centre of Katavai National Park. The lodge has eleven spacious en-suite tented safari rooms, all under thatch and on raised platforms with a large private deck, perfect for enjoying the spectacular views of the Katisunga Flood Plains.
Activities include morning and afternoon game drives, and optional night drive. Upgrade to the Sable Suite or book a private vehicle for a more exclusive safari experience (rates available on request).
Day 8 – 10 Kungwe Beach Lodge
MAHALE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast a road transfer takes you to Katavi Airstrip for a scheduled flight to Mahale Airstrip. This is followed by a 1.5 hour dhow boat transfer to the lodge.
Located in the Mahale Mountains National Park, the Kungwe Beach Lodge sits on a secluded beach beside the clear waters of Lake Tanganyika. The lodge has 10 spacious safari rooms, each on a raised platform and equipped with mosquito nets, luxury bed linens and full bathroom amenities.
Activities include one chimpanzee trek per day; birding and forest walks and one boat trip; either a boat safari to see the hippos along the lakeshore or visit a neighbouring fishing village, Katumbi, for a cultural tour (pay for an additional boat safari and do both).
After breakfast transfer by dhow boat to Mahale Airstrip for a schedule flight back to Arusha Airport.
Prices from £6,645 up to £7,445 per person (on shared basis)
Minimum age 12 years
Western Circuit lodges are closed from 1st March to 31st May
Meals: Full board, packed lunch on day of departure
Shared charter flights (Arusha – Seronera – Katavi – Mahale – Arusha)
Luggage allowance of 15kg per person
Selected local brand drinks
Game drives in a 4×4 on a shared basis in Serengeti and Katavi
One chimpanzee trek per day in Mahale
One boat safari in Mahale
Birding and forest walks in Mahale
National Park entrance fees
What’s Not Included
International and regional scheduled flights and visas
Travel, medical and personal accident insurance
Gratuities and items of personal nature
Excursions not detailed in the itinerary
Private charter/transfers or specialised guides
Additional boat safari in Mahale
Hot air balloon safari
Night game drives in Katavi
Room upgrade to suite
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