All Gay Tanzania Safari and Tour
Duration
9
NIGHTS
Departure
Feb 01
2019
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Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, & Serengeti Plains

Brand g Vacations Tanzania Safari and TourA northern Tanzania safari should be on everyone's travel bucket list. Brand g's customized 10-day all-inclusive Northern Circuit safari of Tanzania offers one of the world's most diverse safari experiences, consisting of National Parks, game reserves and conservation areas.

Among these are the world-famous and iconic Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater, and their less well-known neighbor, Tarangire National Park. Often overshadowed by the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire has large concentrations of animals and a fraction of the visitors of any of the other northern parks.

The Serengeti's Great Migration is one of the most amazing wildlife spectacles in the world, and the Crater floor of the extinct volcano at Ngorongoro is a game viewing environment that has no equal. Towering above it all is Kilimanjaro, the worlds highest freestanding mountain in Africa.

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9 Night All Gay Tanzania Safari and Tour

All-inclusive East African luxury safari tour of Tanzania, including Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti National Park. Optional 3-night gorilla trek in Rwanda.
Date (2019)DayDestinationNotes
Feb 1Fri1ArushaUpon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha, you will be met by Brand g Vacations guides/representatives and transferred to Lake Duluti Lodge in outskirts of Arusha.
Feb 2Sat2Tarangire National ParkAfter breakfast at the Lake Duluti Lodge, we depart for Tarangire National Park. Upon arrival (approximately 2 hours drive from Arusha), we will set out for a day of game driving. We will travel in private 4 X 4 8 passenger vehicles. To ensure your comfort, only 6 guests will travel in each vehicle. Your driver is an experienced licensed safari guide and will be with you for the entire safari, teaching you about the nature, geography, and culture. Tarangire National Park covers 2,600 square kilometers and is on the traditional migration route of several species of wildlife. Herds of migratory wildebeest, gazelle, zebra and buffalo regularly visit the park. Resident lion, giraffe, elephant, and black rhino are common at any season; Tarangire is also noted for its baobab trees and splendid vistas of rolling savannas and acacia woodland. Lodging this evening is at Karatu Acacia Farm Lodge. (B/L/D)
Feb 3Sun3Engaruka Maasai VillageToday you'll experience the Maasai tribe, in an intimate and personal interaction with one of its distinguished elder warriors, Abby, the owner of Boutique Safari, our local safari company. After breakfast, travel to Engaruka. On the way, you pass by other Maasai villages and small towns providing a fascinating perspective. The vistas will be fascinating, young boys herding their flocks, the rift valley escarpment rising above and the Maasai sacred mountain, Oldonyo Lengai in the background. The day will be spent engaging in spontaneous cultural interactions. You'll visit a school and kindergarten that our local safari company, Boutique Safari, helped fund. You'll be served a hot lunch and visit a local home with one of the most unexpected and amazing gardens a water-drip system is used to grow hundreds of vegetables and fruit that feed many in the village. Return back to the Acacia Farm Lodge. This is a day you'll never forget! (B/L/D)
Feb 4Mon4Ngorongoro CraterThis morning, we enter the Ngorongoro National Park and continue to ascend to the exterior of the crater reaching its rim and here you take your first glimpse of what has often been referred to as the "Eighth Wonder of the World". The Ngorongoro Crater is the remains of a once massive volcano, nearly three million years old, on the eastern border of the Serengeti National Park. Descend to the floor of the crater and have an experience of a lifetime, as you watch the thousands of animals that Africa has to offer. The unique eco-system supports the delicate balance of predator and prey in the endless quest for survival. The crater is the spectacular stalking ground of around 20,000 to 30,000 wild animals at any one time, the most densely packed concentration of wildlife in Africa. After lunch, we depart for the world-famous Ndutu area of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park. The drive is incredible with amazing vistas of the Great Rift Valley. Arrive at your camp in late afternoon in time for cocktails with views of the amazing Serengeti plains. Your next 4 nights will be at the five-star luxury Lake Masek Tented Camp, ideally situated in the area where we expect the migration to be. (B/L/D)
Feb 5Tue5Ngorongoro Conservation AreaSpend two full days in the truly incredible Ngorongoro Conservation Area with both morning and afternoon game drives. The wildlife defines the area-countless zebra; buffalo, gazelle, wildebeest and other species make it their home. The terrain is the main stage for the great wildebeest migration, an awesome spectacle involving millions of these beasts. During the afternoon heat, relax in the lounge, chatting with the staff. There is always an open bar to get any kind of refreshment. Overnight at the Lake Masek Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
Feb 6Wed6Ngorongoro Conservation AreaWe have done our best to time this safari to coincide with the incredible spectacle of the final phase of the annual wildebeest migration when thousands of wildebeest are giving birth at the same time in the short grass plains. If the universe is smiling and if our timing is right, you will witness something that words can't truly describe the migration. Imagine viewing a million wildebeest... each one driven by the same ancient rhythm, fulfilling its instinctive role in the inescapable cycle of life: a frenzied two-month bout of birthing; replenishing the species in a brief population explosion that produces more than 8,000 calves daily before the 1,000 km (600 mile) pilgrimage begins again. Overnight at the Lake Masek Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
Feb 7Thu7Serengeti National ParkAfter one last breakfast at the Lake Masek Camp, we depart for Serengeti National Park. Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world-wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson's gazelles join the wildebeest's trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant's gazelle. From the moment we enter the park, the game will appear and the excitement begins. We slowly game drive, viewing animals as we go. Arrive at the beautiful Kubu Kubu lodge in the late afternoon, with plenty of time for a rest or a refreshing dip in the pool before dinner. (B/L/D)
Feb 8Fri8Serengeti National ParkSpend a full day in the truly incredible central Serengeti area. Enjoy a morning game drive to witness countless zebra; buffalo, gazelle, wildebeest and other species. Or, take an optional and unforgettable hot-air balloon ride over the plains. During the afternoon heat, you will have time to relax at the camp. There are often animals wandering right in front of the camp. In the late day you'll enjoy another game drive before returning to the Kubu Kubu Luxury Tented Camp Lodge for cocktails and dinner. (B/L/D)
Feb 9Sat9ArushaAfter breakfast, it will be time to say good-bye or "Kwaheri" in Swahili to the Camp. We will depart for the local airstrip, for your scheduled flight to Arusha. This is a direct flight, giving you a great opportunity to see more of the African landscape from an aerial perspective. You will be provided a boxed lunch so that you won't go hungry on the journey. Upon arrival at Arusha domestic airport, you will be transferred to the Lake Duluti Lodge. Spend the afternoon, rest, shower and prepare for a farewell dinner. (B/L/D)
Feb 10Sun10ArushaSpend a relaxing morning at Lake Deluti Lodge. We've planned lunch at a local restaurant and a day room close to the airport to tide you over until it's time to return to the airport. (B/L)
Departure DatePrice From
February 1, 2019$8,799
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February 1, 2019
9-Night East African Adventure - includes luxury accommodations, most meals, game drives, and park entrance fees
$8,799
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Pricing is based on double occupancy. Single Supplement is $6,000. Prepaid Gratuities are an additional $290 per guest.

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INCLUSIONS

  • 9-day fully escorted with the services of a Brand g host throughout the trip
  • Services of Brand g Vacations guides/representatives throughout trip
  • Luxury stays at the Lake Duluti Lodge, Karatu Acacia Farms Lodge, Lake Masek All-Inclusive Luxury Tented Camp, Kubu Kubu Serengeti All-Inclusive Luxury Tented Camp
  • Most meals
  • All-inclusive beverages at Lake Masek and Kubu Kubu tented camps
  • 44 game drives in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Ndutu and Serengeti Plains
  • All park entrance fees
  • Authentic visit to Maasai Village
  • Safari flight from Serengeti to Arusha
  • Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for outbound flight

Duluti Lodge, Tanzania, AfricaAccommodations

Lake Duluti Lodge

Consisting of only 18 well designed African bandas (chalets), Lake Duluti Lodge offers a peaceful location, good views and the perfect one or two night stop over. The lodge has been designed in a way that you will feel like you are staying at home rather than at a top end hotel. Lake Duluti lodge prides itself on fine cuisine, first class exclusivity, five star personalized service, top class amenities and eco friendly architecture and operations. The lodge is located inside a thirty acre coffee farm in a safe and exclusive area outside Ausha. All the chalets face the coffee farm and all have an amazing view of the indigenous trees that surround the lodge.

Duluti Lodge, Tanzania, Africa
Karatu Acacia Farm Lodge
Acacia Farm Lodge is strategically located between the Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks on one side and Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park on the other. This romantic Country Lodge is nestled in an active mixed farm, located high on the spectacular Great Rift's escarpment area with commanding panoramic views of the amazing Karatu farmlands and the nearby Ngorongoro forest area. A timeless tranquility emanates from the exuberance of birdsong, mature trees and the lovely coffee plants. Each of the 28 spacious, contemporary African styled chalets has a comfortable living area and en-suite bedroom all with a mini bar, air-conditioning, satellite television, Wi-Fi and other modern and appropriate amenities plus a private balcony with sweeping views of the farm, the surrounding scenic landscape and the most amazing sunsets.
Lake Masek Tented Lodge
Lake Masek Tented Lodge is a 5-star camp, which offers all the comforts of a private safari. Each luxury tent comes with a verandah with lounge chairs from which guests can observe the wildlife visiting the area. The bedroom area is ample and tastefully furnished. The large bathroom area has twin washbasins and a shower. Each tent has a small living area with comfortable chairs and a desk. The camp has a central a la carte dining area serving a selection of international and local dishes. The camp also features a well-stocked bar and drinks are served in the evenings, in typical safari style. The camp offers in-room massage services and internet is available at the main lounge.
Kubu Kubu Serengeti Tented Camp
The Kubu Kubu Serengeti Tented Camp is strategically located to ensure that all areas of the Serengeti are within reach. It isn't unusual for grazing animals to wander past while you are eating. It has a modern African decorative style that creates a fresh and bright atmosphere. Guests can attend to the show of the Great Migration from the comfort of their tents. This is an all-inclusive camp with all drinks included. There is also a pool to enjoy after your safari adventures. The lodge is eco-friendly as all the electric power is supplied by solar panels and water is collected during the rainy season.

Brand g Vacations Tanzania Safari - Rwanda extensionRwanda Gorilla Trek Extension

Kigali and Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
February 1013, 2019

Early booking rate $6499 per person based on double occupancy, $6799 regular booking rate. Single supplement is $2,500. Pre-paid gratuities of $150 per person are additional.

Day 1 - Transfer to to Kilimanjaro International Airport for the included flight to Kigali, Rwanda. Upon arrival at the Kigali International Airport, we will be met by our local representatives and transferred to the Kigali Serena Hotel, the best luxury accommodations in Kigali. Dinner tonight is included at the hotel. (B/D)

Day 2 - Depart for our visit to Kigali, a city built on many green hills, which make up the majority of Rwanda's topography. History, architecture and culture collide on this fascinating guided city tour. After lunch, we begin our drive to Volcanoes National Park. The 3-hour drive takes you through the verdant and fascinating country-side of Rwanda. (B/L/D)

Day 3 - This is a full day of adventure walking/trekking through the rain forest to reach the area where the main groups of mountain gorillas live or set out in search of troops of the enchanting golden monkeys. Overnight and dinner at the luxurious Virungas Volcanoes Lodge. (B/L/D)

Day 4 - After breakfast at the Lodge, transfer to the Kigali International Airport for your included flight to Arusha for your further onward flight home.

Included -  Accommodation as per itinerary, all park fees, gorilla permits and transit fees, all meals as noted, English speaking guide(s), airport transfers as per itinerary, private transportation throughout the tour, and any other government taxes and levies.

Not Included - Alcoholic beverages, personal expenses, mandatory travel insurance, visas and international airline tickets.


Optional Balloon Safari, Serengeti

Day 8 of Main Program - February 8, 2019
$675 per person

On your final day of safari, you will have the option to enjoy an unforgettable hot-air balloon ride over the Serengeti. Could there be anything more memorable to do on your last day? Weather permitting, you will be picked up at the lodge at 4 or 5am for an experience unlike any other, viewing the abundant wildlife while gliding along peacefully in a hot air balloon at sunrise. Includes an "Out of Africa" breakfast in the shade of a classical umbrella tree.