A Unique Safari and Farm-to-Table Dining Experience

Lake Manyara | Gibb's Farm

What A Wonderful Day...

Lake Manyara Half—Day Safari & Gibb's Farm—to—Table Dining Experience.

Manyara National Park, the park famously held precious to Hemingway. Upon digesting the scenery of typically the groundwater forest, you swiftly recognize why he called it his favorite destination in Africa. Our professional guide gives you the chance to spot elusive tree—climbing lions resting after having an effective hunt, hippos cool down inside the pool, and flamingoes flocking together in their own natural habitat. 
Luxuriate at Gibb’s Farm. Travel + Leisure World’s Best List #1 African Safari Lodge for two years in a row, Gibb’s Farm is an 80-year-old working coffee estate offering a farm-to-table dining experience, luxurious atmosphere with private lunch, and optional activities including spa services.

Properties Visited

Gibb's FarmLake Manyara Serena Lodge

Duration

Half—Day Safari in Lake MayaraGibb's Farm—to—Table Lunch Experience

Price

Starting at 528 Per Person.Excluding Flights

Flight time

1 Hour From Dar es Salaam or 1 Hour from Mwanza.

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Lake Manyara is “the loveliest I had seen in Africa” 

Ernest Hemingway, American novelist, Short-story writer, Journalist, and Sportsman.

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5:30 A.M.

Meet & Greet at your hotel in Arusha city.

Our safari vehicle will meet you exactly at your hotel and our favorite safari guide—will pick you up and drive for approximately 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park.

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7:45 A.M.

A Sumptuous Breakfast at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.

Lake Manyara Serena Lodge—this exquisite paradise is nestled at the Great Rift Valley escarpment overlooking Lake Manyara. Having a full course breakfast served at the panoramic restaurant, lit by the soft glow of lanterns...

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8:45 A.M.

Check—in at Lake Manyara National Park—Hemingway's loveliest lake in Africa...

Lake Manyara National Park offers enormous topographical variety and abundant wildlife for its relatively manageable range of approximately 300 square kilometers, making it superb for a day trip safari.

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PROCEED WITH GAME VIEWING

In—depth Exploration of Lake Manyara National Park.

On the savannah plains, you may spot giraffe, troops of baboon, zebra, ostrich, elephant, bushbuck, aardvarks, and the occasional lions on the tree and leopard, while the lake is the home of over 400 species of birds such as shrikes, geese, hornbills, lesser and greater flamingoes, ibis and kingfishers.

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12:45 P.M.

Check out and drive to Gibb's Farm —Travel + Leisure World’s Best List #1 African Safari Lodge.

We will leave the park and drive for about half an hour to Gibb's Farm for our private lunch experience... the lodge is situated on a charming coffee estate

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1:35 P.M.

Organic Farm—to—Table Lunch at Gibb's Farm followed by drinks of your choice.

Savor lunch at Gibb's Farm, where nearly every ingredient comes fresh from the estate's organic farm. With delicacies to suit every palate, this is sure to be a memorable meal.

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THE AFTERNOON IS ALL YOURS...

Extensive exploration at Gibb's Farm according to your interest.

After enjoying a smorgasbord of organic dishes and drinks... Immerse yourself in the peace and serenity of Gibb's Farm; you may decide to take a bicycle tour, or learn about local culture from the attentive staff, or join a guided walk around the farm and forest where you will learn more about indigenous plant medicine.

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5:30 P.M.

One last look at Gibb's Farm

Explore the highlands' lush hills at Gibb’s Farm—having more than 80 years old working coffee estate offering farm—to—table dining, luxurious rooms with private verandas, and optional spa services. 

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7:45 P.M.

Arrive in Arusha city at your hotel

Feel free to advise your safari guide on your drop—off point whether at the airport, hotel, or residential place in Arusha city. We expect to arrive in Arusha city at around 7.45 p.m. depending on the traffic.

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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.

See What Lisa & Jennifer Are Saying About This Day Trip Safari...

See What Lisa & Jennifer Are Saying About This Day Trip Safari...

"The day trip safari you organized for us has been our highlight in Africa. You went beyond our expectations. Thank you so much..!


Lisa & Jennifer ChizekMichigan, USA

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 either full payment 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 anytime. And if you can't do the trip anymore, you can pass it on to a friend or relatives. 

Private

US Dollar 660

Per Person

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

Small—Group

US Dollar 528

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

    1000+ Happy Guests
    Family Owned Business
    10+ years of Safari Experiences
    Pay in Monthly installments without any fee.