A guide on combining Asilia's safari camps in Tanzania

Trip Highlights: - Enormous Boababs & huge elephant herds in Tarangire National Park - The rolling savannahs and plethora of game on offer in the Central Serengeti - The wilderness and luxury of Sayari Camp in the Northern Serengeti The “Best of Asilia” is a flying safari which focuses on providing the discerning traveller with a luxury wildlife experience that will prove difficult to beat. The structure of the itinerary allows for a gradual progression of your experience from an adventurous beginning to a relaxing finale. However, this itinerary is a guideline and changes and additions are possible.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$6500 - $9000
Includes internal flights:
Yes
Length of safari:
11 days
Best months:
January - March, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Night drive safaris Night drive Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Olivers Camp, Tarangire National Park:
After a night in Arusha, the hub of the Northern Circuit, your itinerary kicks off in the wilderness of Tarangire National Park and the luxury bush camp that is Oliver’s Camp. Adventure waits in the form of bush walks, night game drives and fly camping out in the wild of Tarangire amidst the elephant, buffalo and ancient baobabs.

Dunia Camp, Central Serengeti:
A short flight brings you into the heart of one of the world’s most famous game reserves – the Serengeti. Daily game drives allow you to not only absorb the array of wildlife, but also immerse yourself in the diverse and spectacular landscape. Dunia Camp is perfectly positioned to allow access to the rich regions of Moru Kopjies, Seronera and the Southern Plains.

Sayari Camp, Northern Serengeti:
A flight into the northern reaches of the Serengeti brings you to the luxury of Sayari Camp. Outside of the migration season, the northern Serengeti comes into its own with an abundance of resident wildlife allowing for undisturbed game viewing and a welcome sense of exclusivity. Here is a place to relax and unwind; truly enjoying the very best that safari lifestyle has to offer.

Day 1

Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport, transfer to Arusha Coffee Lodge, overnight Arusha Coffee Lodge, Arusha

Highlight: Welcome to Tanzania!

Day 2

Flight to Tarangire National Park. Afternoon game drive, overnight Oliver’s Camp, Tarangire NP

Highlight: Boababs + elephants everywhere

Day 3

On safari – game drives, walking and fly camping, overnight Oliver’s Fly Camp, Tarangire NP

Day 4

On safari – walking, game drives and night game drives, overnight Oliver’s Camp, Tarangire NP

Highlight: Walking safari and night game drive!

Day 5

Flight to Seronera. Game drive in the Serengeti, overnight Dunia Camp, Central Serengeti

Highlight: The ‘endless plains’ of the Serengeti

Day 6

On safari – game drives, overnight Dunia Camp, Central Serengeti

Day 7

On safari – game drives, overnight Dunia Camp, Central Serengeti

Day 8

Fly to Kogatende. Game drive in the north, overnight Sayari Camp, Northern Serengeti

Highlight: The Northern Serengeti awaits

Day 9

On safari – game drives, overnight Sayari Camp, Northern Serengeti

Day 10

On safari – game drives, overnight Sayari Camp, Northern Serengeti

Highlight: Final day to spot big game…

Day 11

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to reality (Own arrangements)

 

To book your ‘Best of Asilia’ getaway or for further enquiries, please email us at reservations@asiliaafrica.com.

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Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Arusha Coffee Lodge, Tanzania
  • Located on the outskirts of Arusha and hidden amongst one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, this Lodge is the perfect place to relax and relieve stress before or after an exciting but possibly tiring safari. The lodge is full of sensory experiences as you can enjoy the aroma of the morning brew emanating from the main Plantation House as breakfast is being prepared, or simply watch the industrious coffee pickers gathering in the harvest.
  • The location and design of the 30 ‘Plantation Houses’ (ie, rooms), including 12 Suites all embrace the ‘coffee theme’, this is particularly evident in the suites where ‘bean partitions’ have constructed and divide the main bedroom from the remainder of the suite. The styling continues into the bathroom, where even the wash basin has a ‘bean theme’ - a delightful resin basin which features coffee beans infused. The Main Plantation House hosts an ‘a la carte’ restaurant, an intimate bar and a cosy lounge. Furthermore all areas possess fire places which create a warm and comforting ambience at night. Other amenities include an intimate swimming pool and a garden terrace. The warm atmosphere within the Lodge is further supported by the friendly and personable staff that help creating a memorable experience.
  • Arusha Coffee Lodge's website: http://elewanacollection.com/arusha-coffee-lodge/arusha-coffee-lodge-at-a-glance
  • Oliver’s Camp, Tanzania
  • Located around 2-3 hours game drive away from the main gate into Tarangire National Park, Oliver’s Camp is located in the exclusive southern region and offers a prime safari experience. This area is known for its large elephant herds and baobab trees, but also houses large quantities of lions, cheetah and leopard.
  • The 10 tents, which are well spaced out ensuring a feeling of intimacy, offer a large deck overlooking the Minyonyo floodplains below and wonderful outdoor showers with running hot and cold water. Inside, the tents are spacious and offer plumbed toilet and bathroom facilities.
  • The main lodge is brimming with history and is very cosy, yet maintains that rustic, ‘bush’ feel.
  • Each night, the bar is shifted down by the boma (fire area) where guests regale stories of their daily experiences over a G+T. As described by experienced safari-goers "Oliver’s is the real Africa”.
  • ‘Fly-camping’ is also possible at Oliver’s Camp, whereby guests will hike out to their very own ‘fly camp’ where they’ll spend the night under the African night sky.
  • One of best things about Oliver’s is the walking safaris and night game drives (complete with night vision goggles!) which you can do here. This is definitely a highlight of any East African experience.
  • Oliver's Camp's website: http://www.asiliaafrica.com/Olivers/
  • Dunia Camp, Tanzania
  • Dunia camp is a relatively small camp, with just 8 tents and is considered ‘semi-permanent’ – meaning that while it is completely mobile, it remains in the same location for most of the year.
  • Each of the spacious tents feature an en-suite bathroom and private veranda overlooking the Moru Kopjes in the prime wildlife areas of central and southern Serengeti; Dunia Camp combines elements of style and luxury with an incredible wildlife experience. The Great Migration generally passes through this area twice each year, but it is especially known for its abundance of lion, leopard and cheetah and the rare chance to see the illustrious black rhino. The tents feature either large, king sized double or single beds, with an enclosed bathroom, flushing toilet and ‘bucket’ showers. A favourite experience at Dunia Camp is watching the spectacular sunrise over the African landscape from the comfort of a warm bed. Yes – you can literally see the sunrise from your bed inside the tent!
  • Dunia Camp's website: http://www.asiliaafrica.com/Dunia/
  • Sayari Camp, Tanzania
  • A spectacular 15 tented camp on the Mara River in the northern part of the Serengeti, Sayari, Camp has 2 "wings", one with 9 tents and one with 6 tents. Each ‘wing’ has a separate mess and dining to ensure intimacy and personal service. Each of the 15 luxury guest tents are very spacious and have a comfortable king size bed (twins also possible) and a large, private veranda, overlooking the Serengeti. The en-suite bathrooms have flush toilets, a double sink, shower and beautiful bath with a view. After game drives, guests can relax and continue admiring the view of Africa’s most famous ‘endless plains’ from the spectacular infinity pool or choose the privacy of their veranda, the warmth of the fire place, or the comfort of the atmospheric library, bar or lounge. Open vehicle game driving & bird watching, walking safaris in the morning or afternoon with a walking guide and ranger are all possible. This unspoilt area is a spectacular wildlife destination. The Tanzanian Mara River area is one of the greatest secrets of Africa, with large concentrations of animals year-round - like the Masai Mara on the Kenyan side of the border, but without the large volume of vehicles. Due to the limited traffic in the area, off-road game-driving is possible in some of the best game-driving areas around the camp.
  • The Migration usually roams around and in the area from mid-July to November each year, and during this time lucky guests could get to see the famous Mara River crossings of zebra and wildebeest.Outside the Migration season, there is still plenty to see: the area hosts many resident cats, elephants, zebra and wildebeest, herds of topi and lesser known animals such as the bat-eared fox.
  • Sayari Camp's website: http://www.asiliaafrica.com/Sayari/

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
Hot air balloons
Hot air balloons
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