To all you newly engaged, congratulations! Here is a honeymoon Special Safari for you. An African ‘Spice’ bespoke honeymoon means you will be well looked after — but have plenty of time to yourselves. This luxury safari takes in the highlights of Tanzania, from the endless plains of the Serengeti to the magnificent views of the Ngorongoro Crater and the untouched white beaches of the Indian Ocean. Discover the abundant resident wildlife of the Serengeti or experience the mass game of the annual Great Migration, with its thundering hordes of zebra and wildebeest. Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest intact caldera at the Ngorongoro Crater and experience the incredible density of animals on the Crater floor. To end off your safari, relax in a barefoot paradise on intimate Mnemba Island in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be welcomed by a member of the 'Spice' team, who will drive you to the Arusha Coffee Lodge. You will spend one night in a chalet. Your stay is on a bed and breakfast basis.
After breakfast you will be chauffeured to Arusha Airport to board a flight to Klein’s or Grumeti Airstrip. From the airstrip, it is only a 10-minute drive to the camp of your choice. Enjoy three nights in a flamboyant tent at Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp. Your stay includes Two daily game drives – explore the endless plains of the Serengeti on early morning and late afternoon / evening game drives in an open 4x4 safari vehicle.
The Serengeti National Park forms part of a huge conservation area, encompassing the adjacent Ngorongoro Conservation Area, well as the Masai Mara in neighboring Kenya. With no fences or man-made barriers, huge numbers of wildlife move freely throughout this area, constantly recreating an ageless natural cycle. The magnificent Serengeti is famed for its vast tree-less grasslands allowing for excellent wildlife sightings. The Park boasts 35 species of plains-dwelling game and prolific bird life.
Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp is set in the remote reaches of the Park, on the by waters of the Grumeti River, known for its wildebeest crossings and enormous Nile crocodiles. Tucked into a strip of riverine forest, guests thrill to the antics of spectacular pied colobus monkeys (found nowhere else in the Serengeti) and enjoy nocturnal serenades by orchestras of owls and bush babies. Every year between June and July, Africa’s annual Great Migration passes through Grumeti, and hundreds upon thousands of wildebeest, zebra and other herbivores cross the Grumeti River, risking the jaws of some of Africa’s largest crocodiles.
Enjoy an early morning game drive and breakfast before your flight to Manyara Airstrip. A vehicle from Ngorongoro Crater Lodge will be waiting to take you on a game drive to the Lodge. For the next two nights you will stay in a whimsical suite on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Your stay includes one daily game drive on the Crater floor.
Enjoy an early morning breakfast before being driven to Manyara Airstrip for your flight to Arusha Airport. From Arusha Airport, you catch another flight to Zanzibar Airport, where you will be met by a member of the 'Spice' team, who will drive you through the island of Zanzibar for a boat ride to Mnemba Island. Revel in four nights at Mnemba Island Lodge in a luxurious beach banda. Your stay includes two scuba dives per day, snorkeling, kayaking, salt-water fly —fishing and windsurfing.
A short boat trip to the mainland is followed by the drive back to Zanzibar Airport.