World’s Best Safari..?

Tanzania Best Safari Inspired by Travel + Leisure

The Best And Most Glamorous Safari Experiences.

Tanzania Best Safari Inspired by Travel + Leisure.Look forward to witnessing the BIG 5 in the Serengeti endless plain and experience awe—inspiring scenes of one of the earth’s largest migrations. Partake in an intrepid walking safari and explore the magical savannah grassland of Tarangire, home to Tanzania’s largest known population of elephants.
Simply stated, travelers on safari are voicing an astonishingly high level of satisfaction with their arrangements. More so, it would seem, than anywhere else in the world. It would be easy, therefore, to envision a “World’s Best Safari” if such a contest were ever to exist. One would select Shrike—Tanzania’s # 1 Custom Safari Operator to handle all travel arrangements, and only include stays at lodges ranked highly on the World’s Best List. Which, we are pleased to say, is exactly the trip we have designed here!​

Areas Visited

Serengeti National Park.
Tarangire National Park
Ngorongoro Crater

Duration

14 DaysDoor-to-door 

Price

Starting at 8898 PP. Excluding International Flights

Flight time

12 Hours From London & 19 Hours From New York City.

Wilderness gave us knowledge. Wilderness made us human. We came from here. Perhaps that is why so many of us feel a strong bond to this land called Serengeti; it is the land of our youth...

Boyd Norton(American wildlife photographer, from Serengeti: The Eternal Beginning)

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KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT—JRO

Day 1

Meet & Greet at the Airport (JRO)

Our town vehicle will meet you at the airport and my favorite safari guide—Ahadi, will be holding a signboard with your name on it. Sit back and unwind with complimentary refreshments as Ahadi drives for approximately 45 minutes and provides a little background on Arusha city and advises you about his favorite places.

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Check-in at Arusha Coffee Lodgevoted one of the Top 5 Hotels in Africa 2020 by Travel + Leisure.

Upon arrival at Arusha Coffee Lodge, the friendly staff will offer you a cherished beverage as you check in. There are no wristbands because everything is included. You will be seamlessly escorted to your room. Feel free to order room service (it's included) while you freshen up.Spend your first night acclimatizing to your surroundings whilst holed up at the Arusha Coffee Lodge, set amongst the largest coffee crop plantation in Tanzania, before being whisked away to Arusha Airport and transported to the glorious Chada Katavi in the Katavi National Park.

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A Complimentary Upgrade to A Plantation Suite

Arusha Coffee Lodge, located in a working coffee plantation. Relax and stay for 2 nights in one of the Plantation Suites, I will choose for you the one with a great view which boasts a romantic four-poster bed, ensuite bathroom, an open fireplace, a minibar, and a private deck that stretches out onto rows and rows of berry-laden coffee bushes.

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MWANZA | SERENGETI

Day 1

A lovely drive takes us to Africa’s stunning Serengeti National Park famous for its visually striking great migration, huge pride of lions, and enormous birdlife. 

Our luxurious lodge—Four Seasons Lodge renowned for its uncompromising high standard of service, sound conservation management, and extraordinary beauty.

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CRATER | GIBB'S FARM

Day 2

Light aircraft takes us to Lake Manyara Airstrip and proceed to Ngorongoro Crater.

We descend the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game viewing before returning to Gibb's Farm; an 80 years—old working coffee estate offering farm—to—table dining, luxurious rooms, and spa services.

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SERENGETI | FOUR SEASONS LODGE

Day 3

We take a short scenic flight to the Serengeti and proceed with game viewing before returning to Four Seasons Lodge—it’s like coming home again!

A visit is made to the renowned Olduvai Gorge where the Leakey family uncovered the fossil Homo habilis (the handyman), the first tool user, living over 1.75 million years ago.

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SERENGETI | MWANZA

Day 4

Go for morning game viewing; Soon after a farewell lunch, we drive back to Mwanza and check into your hotel or proceed to the airport to catch up with your flight.

If you have advance reservations, make an early morning departure for your Hot—air balloon excursion today...

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INCLUSIONSWhat we'll Provide for you...

  • Gratuities

    Gratuities included for meals and porterage even substantial ones to your Safari Guide(s) and Safari Leader.

  • Dining Experience

    From the moment that we pick you up until the moment of your reluctant departure, all meals and beverages (including soft drinks, house wines, well spirits, and local beers) are provided as part of our all-inclusive safari cost—an extravagant saving and an enormous convenience.
    The quality of the cuisine in lodges and camps is also superb. Meats, vegetables, and fruit arrive daily, fresh from the rich farmlands in Mwanza or Arusha. Early riser’s coffee is served before the sunrise game drive, followed by abundant breakfast buffets, luncheons on the veranda, and a formal afternoon tea. Dinners are fashionably late following the return of the afternoon game drive, allowing time for relaxation and “sundowners” in the lounge or around the campfire.

  • Guaranteed Departure

    • Once booked, your trip will depart as scheduled. • No surcharge or supplemental cost ever imposed.

  • Seriously Stress—free Safari

    ● Government taxes● Serengeti National park fee● Snacks and refreshments en route● Transfers to and from your hotel in Mwanza

  • Top—notch Local Safari Guide

    A highly—credentialed local Safari Guide during your safari.

  • Emergency medical evacuation service

    This assures Shrike guests in the wilderness area of prompt medical attention and air transportation to the nearest medical facility in the unlikely event that an emergency should arise. However, this should NOT replace your travel insurance.
    Moreover, when you travel with Shrike, you are assured of the services of the Flying Doctors, a group of well—qualified physicians who travel by aircraft throughout the bush to provide treatment and transportation in East Africa.

  • Touching Lives of Forgotten Local Community

    A safari with us helps to change the lives of destitute and orphaned children in Tanzania

  • The Finest and Well—equipped 4x4 Safari Vehicle

    • Guaranteed window seat• Every guest is provided with a personal set of binoculars • Safari vehicles are equipped with a field guide library, an ice chest of soft drinks and mineral water, and bean bags for stabilizing long lenses.

PRICING

  • All—Inclusive

    This safari is unmatched in its degree of included extras—from exceptional special events, seriously stress—free, and educational enhancements to the myriad little luxuries lavished upon guests throughout the safari.

  • Flexible Payment

    You may opt to make full payment either US Dollar 2300 pp for Private Safari or US Dollar 1948 pp for Small—Group or lock in your safari with a deposit and then pay the rest in installments whenever you like. (Without Any Fee).

  • Guaranteed Departure

    Once a full payment or a 30% deposit has been made for this safari, we will never cancel for any reason other than Force Majeure. Your departure is guaranteed 100%

  • Secure Online Payment

    Pay securely; book and make payment online using our partner's secure payment system, authenticated by DigiCert.

  • Lifetime Deposit Scheme™

    We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why we have introduced a Lifetime Deposit Scheme™ i.e the payment or deposit will remain valid until you’re ready to do the same trip or another available trip within the next 2 years. And if you can't do the trip anymore, you can pass it on to a friend or relatives. 

Private

US Dollar 4350

Per Person

We convert this safari into a completely PRIVATE safari specifically for you and your loved one, or family, or your friends.

Small—Group

US Dollar 3998

Per Person

The group varies from as few as 4 guests [and what service..!] to an average of 6 and never more than 12 participants.

See What Henk and His Wife are Saying About This 4—Day Serengeti and Ngorongoro Safari...

See What Henk and His Wife are Saying About This 4—Day Serengeti and Ngorongoro Safari...

Dear Mark, now I have returned to Holland after a wonderful safari with SHRIKE. We remember gladly the time we spent with Japhet, our private safari guide, and would like to air out our best thanks to you...


Henk Brem and his lovely wife PendoThe Netherlands.

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INCLUSIONSWhat we'll Provide for you...

  • Gratuities

    Gratuities included for meals and porterage even substantial ones to your Safari Guide and Safari Leader from beginning to end of your safari and you won’t be “nickel and dimed” for WIFI, tips at the lodges, drinks, and laundry; all that’s left for you to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy...

  • Dining Experience

    From the moment that we pick you up until the moment of your reluctant departure, all meals and beverages (including soft drinks, house wines, well spirits, and local beers) are provided as part of our all-inclusive safari cost—an extravagant saving and an enormous convenience.
    The quality of the cuisine in lodges and camps is also superb. Meats, vegetables, and fruit arrive daily, fresh from the rich farmlands in Mwanza or Arusha. Early riser’s coffee is served before the sunrise game drive, followed by abundant breakfast buffets, luncheons on the veranda, and a formal afternoon tea. Dinners are fashionably late following the return of the afternoon game drive, allowing time for relaxation and “sundowners” in the lounge or around the campfire.

  • Guaranteed Departure

    Once a full payment or a 30% deposit has been made for this safari your trip will depart as scheduled, we will never cancel for any reason other than Force Majeure. Your departure is guaranteed 100% No surcharge or supplemental cost ever imposed.

  • Scheduled Domestic Flights

    An unprecedented three time—saving flight makes travel between reserves a seamless joy.

  • Seriously Stress—free Safari

    ● National park fee● Government taxes● Snacks and refreshments en route● Transfers to and from your hotel and airport.

  • Emergency medical evacuation service

    This assures Shrike guests in the wilderness area of prompt medical attention and air transportation to the nearest medical facility in the unlikely event that an emergency should arise. However, this should NOT replace your travel insurance.
    Moreover, when you travel with Shrike, you are assured of the services of the Flying Doctors, a group of well—qualified physicians who travel by aircraft throughout the bush to provide treatment and transportation in East Africa.

  • Touching Lives of Forgotten Local Community

    A safari with us helps to change the lives of destitute and orphaned children in Tanzania.

  • Top—notch Local Safari Leader and Safari Guide

    Enjoy the services of a highly—credentialed Safari Leader, as well as a Safari Guide during your safari.

  • The Finest and Well—equipped 4x4 Safari Vehicle

    Our safari vehicles are also outfitted with ice chests stocked with ample bottled water and soft drinks. Binoculars—one for each traveler—is also available to Shrike guests in the bush, as well as a safari library of field guides to aid in your understanding of the flora and fauna of each region and bean bags for stabilizing long lenses.