Icons of East Africa

14 days/13 nights
Lodges and safari camps
Departs daily ex Arusha

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Combine Tanzania’s world-famous wildlife with gorilla trekking in Rwanda while staying at outstanding luxury lodges and safari camps.

Enjoy 2 nights at the exclusive Sanctuary Swala Camp in Tarangire National Park, home to one of the country’s largest elephant populations. Explore the iconic Ngorongoro Crater from the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater Lodge on the crater rim, and then discover the famous wildlife of the Serengeti from the sumptuous Singita Sabora Tented Camp. Finally, fly to the Rwandan capital and spend two days at the ultra-stylish Bisate Lodge near Volcanoes National Park where you will trek for endangered mountain gorillas.

This is is not a group tour but a recommended, sample itinerary that we can tailor to your requirements. Please contact us for further information.

  • Admire the picturesque red soils and baobab trees of Tarangire National Park
  • Discover the wild beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Marvel at the staggering diversity of the Serengeti
  • Trek for Mountain Gorilla in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park
  • Stay in beautiful safari camps and premium wildlife lodges

Sample Itinerary

Icons of East Africa

14 days/13 nights

Day 1

Tanzania, Arusha

Arrive in Arusha, settling in to charming Arusha Coffee Lodge, nestled amid coffee bushes at the base of Mount Meru. Depending on when you arrive, there may be time for a bean-to-cup tour or at least an espresso.

Days 2/3

Tanzania, Tarangire National Park

Drive to the beautiful Sanctuary Swala Camp, where you can go on game drives, nature walks and even night-time vehicle excursions in search of species from lion and hyena to bushbaby and serval. Discover the spectacular baobabs and giant termite mounds that characterise Tarangire’s unique landscape. BLD

Days 4-7

Tanzania, Ngorongoro Crater

Ascend from the plains to the rim of Earth’s largest intact volcanic caldera, where the opulent Ngorongoro Crater Lodge awaits. Uncover the many species that inhabit the crater floor and look for flamingo on soda lakes before retiring to your extravagant suite each night. BLD

Days 8-10

Tanzania, Serengeti National Park

Travel to the vast, grassy plains of the world-renowned Serengeti. Encounter a staggering diversity of animals from the romantic Singita Sabora Tented Camp, which is decorated in vintage colonial style. BLD

Day 11

Rwanda, Kigali

Fly to Kilimanjaro Airport, connecting with another flight to the Rwandan capital. Overnight at the elegant Kigali Serena Hotel. BLD

Days 12/13

Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park

This morning, drive 2.5 hours to the sensational Bisate Lodge, easily the most luxurious accommodation within easy reach of park headquarters. On Day 13, embark on a life-changing gorilla trek, and if you have time and energy left, go in search of golden monkey and Dian Fossey’s research centre. BLD

Day 14

Tour ends Kigali airport

Transfer to Kigali airport where your trip ends.

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