Romance East Africa ~ 13 Day Honeymoon Safari
Day 1 - Arrival
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our ground concierge personnel team and driven with fellow guests to House of Waine.
Nestled in the leafy surrounds of Karen Forest is the elegant House of Waine – a fine establishment which provides its guests with a tranquil atmosphere and superb accommodation. Its 11 suites are individually styled and feature a large marble en suite bathroom (with a separate shower and bath), satellite television, personal bar and mini safe.
Overnight House of Waine with breakfast.Days 2 & 3
You will be collected at House of Waine by a representative from by our ground concierge personnel team to Wilson Airport
You will be met at the Masai Mara Airport by a representative and transferred to Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp.
Experience 2 nights at Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Campin a luxury Safari tent with en suite bathroom with shower only
Your stay includes three meals daily, tea, coffee and scheduled activities and park fees.
Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp is known as Kenya's best loved safari camp. Forty spacious Hemingway-style safari tents (28 classic safari tents and 12 luxury tents) with en suite bathrooms and private verandas afford views over either the magnificent grasslands or the Sabaringo River. There is a generously-sized swimming pool from which guests can watch game while cooling off. Guest areas include a convivial bar and dining room, and a well-stocked Safari Shop.
Afternoon Tea - Cool off with a refreshing dip in the Camp's pool, which boasts breathtaking Mara views. Over a late afternoon tea, your ranger will discuss what you hope to see during the afternoon game drive.
Afternoon Game Drive / Bush Walk - Head off in search of the wildlife once again in the late afternoon. Or, if you prefer, set out on foot along the Mara River or the Oloololo Escarpment and explore the smaller details of the bush along with your guide.
Dinner - Return to the Camp for a mouthwatering dinner served under African skies. Compare notes about the day's adventures with fellow guests or simply relax around a roaring fire.
Overnight Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp – all meals and all game drives.Days 4 & 5
Enjoy an early morning game drive followed by breakfast before you flight departs.
Connect with your Air Kenya / Safari link flight from Wilson Airport. Then connect onto a Tanganyika Flying Company flight from Kilimanjaro Airport to Kleins Airstrip. You will be met by a representative from Kleins Camp and transferred to the lodge.
Experience 2 nights at Klein's Camp in an intimate cottage with en suite bathroom with shower only.
Your stay includes three meals daily, scheduled activities, laundry, soft drinks, house wines and local brand spirits.
Perched on the edge of the Kuka Hills, Klein's Camp features intimate safari accommodation – just ten cottages of local stone and makuti, with rich wooden floors and classic interiors. Each cottage has an en suite bathroom and private veranda with breathtaking views over the surrounding valley. A diversity of resident wildlife, including huge elephant herds, can be viewed from everywhere in camp – even the kitchen boasts unforgettable views.
The camp has a large, beautifully furnished bar and sitting area, a sparkling swimming pool, and a Safari Shop featuring locally-made Maasai crafts. Fresh vegetables picked from the Camp's shamba (an organic African garden) create wholesome Pan African dishes. Dinners are served in the main dining area, which is graced by a large open fireplace, or enjoyed in a spectacular clearing deep in the heart of the African bush.
Afternoon Game Drive - Head off in search of the wildlife in the cooler late afternoon. The herds head out to drink before settling down for the night, while the predators are warming up for the night's hunting. Stop at a scenic spot for sundowners as the sun sinks beneath the endless plains. As Klein's is in a wilderness concession, it is the only place in the Serengeti where night drives can be arranged.
Dinner - Return to the Camp for a mouth watering dinner, served on china and silver in the open dining area.
Overnight Kleins Camp – all meals and all game drives.
Day 6 & 7
You will be transferred to the airstrip for the charter flight with the Tanganyika Flying Company.
You will be collected at Lake Manyara Airstrip and driven with fellow guests to Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. (Approximately 3 1/2 hour road transfer)
Put your feet up at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge for 2 nights in an elegant stilted treehouse with en suite bathroom with bath, outdoor shower and viewing deck. Your stay includes three meals daily, scheduled activities, laundry, soft drinks, house wines and local brand spirits.
Set in the heart of a mahogany forest, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is the only lodge in Lake Manyara National Park. The Lodge, which was designed to exert minimal impact on the environment, is situated in the remote southwestern region of the Park. Cradled in the boughs of ancient mahogany trees, ten stilted treehouse suites are a sophisticated blend of intimacy and romance, offering privacy and exclusivity. Each treehouse suite features generous decks suspended above the forest floor and large windows to invite the lush forest inside. The bathrooms have freestanding baths with a forest view and an outdoor shower.
Overnight Lake Manyara Tree Lodge – all meals and all game drives.
Days 8 & 9
You will be collected at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge and driven with fellow guests to Lake Manyara Airstrip where you will connect with your transfer to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge for 2 nights. (approx. 1 and a half hour road transfer).
Perched on the edge of the Crater rim, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge's sumptuous safari suites present breathtaking views. Inspired in design by the Maasai mud and stick manyatta (homestead), this is without doubt one of the most architecturally spectacular safari lodges in Africa. Three separate and intimate camps are reminiscent of a bygone era totaling just 30 suites in all.
Steeped in romance, each stilted, handcrafted mud and thatch suite is adorned with graceful antiques and grand chandeliers. The bedroom, sitting room and en suite bathroom boast floor-to-ceiling glass windows, overlooking the magnificent Crater below. En suite bathrooms, with a centre piece of red roses, feature huge showers and chandelier-lit bathtubs. Personal butlers discreetly tend to guests' every need, bringing tea in bed, stoking fireplaces and drawing luxurious baths. Each camp has its own guest sitting and dining areas and viewing decks. The domed dining room, with its grand fireplace, turns every meal into a special occasion.
Overnight Ngorogoro Crater Lodge – all meals and all game drives
You will be collected at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and driven with fellow guests to Lake Manyara Airstrip for your Tanganyika Flying Company flight from Lake Manyara Airstrip to Zanzibar Airport.
Upon arrival at Zanzibar International Airport, you will be welcomed by a member of our team and driven to Zanzibar Serena Inn
Delight in 1 night at Zanzibar Serena Inn in a prime view room with en suite bathroom. Your stay includes breakfast.
Standing in all its majestic grandeur, in the heart of the legendary Stone Town, is the Zanzibar Serena Inn - a member of Small Luxury Hotels. Set in two historic seafront buildings, masterfully restored to their original splendor, the 51 air conditioned guest rooms have en suite bathrooms, television, and fully stocked personal bars. The interior design is a fusion of traditional authenticity and opulence, which reflects the very essence of Zanzibar. The Hotel has a gracious sitting room and bar, and the restaurant has lovely ocean views and offers seafood enthusiasts mouth-watering Zanzibari delights.
The Hotel also boasts a swimming pool, coffee shop, boutique and internet connectivity. With Stone Town's rich cultural heritage, the Serena Inn is able to offer a variety of optional daytrips, including round the island tours in traditional sailing dhows, scuba diving and snorkeling.
Overnight Zanzibar Serena Inn – breakfast
Days 11 & 12
You will be picked up from the Zanzibar Serena Inn and driven by an &Beyond representative to The Palms (1 ½ hours transfer)
Unwind at The Palms for 3 nights in a villa with en suite bathroom. Your stay includes three meals daily, afternoon tea, water, soft drinks, juices, tea & coffee, house wine, beer and a selection of in-house spirits.
Idyllically nestled between tropical vegetation and a pristine beach, The Palms is the ultimate private retreat. It consists of six luxurious villas, each with a master bedroom and spare room (both with en suite bathrooms), a walk-in closet, living room, a spectacular ocean-view terrace and with its own private beachfront banda. The traditionally decorated villas offer guests a combination of Zanzibari architecture and understated elegance.
The Palms provides a range of beautifully appointed facilities, which include The Sanctuary Spa (where guests can indulge in soul-soothing treatments), a swimming pool, evening bar, dining room and pool bar. In addition, a fitness centre, tennis court, windsurfing, snorkeling and diving are available. Meals at The Palms celebrate Zanzibari cuisine which is characterized by an exotic blend of spices and flavors of "just caught" and "freshly picked".
Overnight The Palms – all meals & selected drinks.
You will be collected at The Palms and driven to Zanzibar Airport.