Few places on the planet are more romantic than Africa. It is the combination of solitude, raw beauty, new experiences, wildlife and superb lodges and camps that makes it perfect.There are many ways the perfect honeymoon can be designed. Are you interested in escaping to the middle of nowhere - alone together? Or doing adventurous activities? Doing it all in luxurious style? Or a combination of all of the above? Would you like to wrap up your time in the bush with a few days on a white beach on the spice island of Zanzibar? Tanzania offers you all these options and makes a fabulous romantic backdrop for the perfect honeymoon.
Here is a sample honeymoon safari:
Day 1. Arrive in Tanzania and overnight in the lovely River Trees Country Inn just outside of Arusha.
Day 2. Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park and game drive in to the park to you private camp situated on the banks of the Endabash River. Tonight you will stay in a lightweight camp, the perfect way to sleep in the bush.
Day 3. Enjoy a full day exploring the secret nooks of Lake Manyara and the forest. Send the evening back in the same camp.
Day 4. Enjoy a morning game drive out of the park and continue to Plantation Lodge. This is one of the most romantic locations in Tanzania and a perfect place to enjoy a lazy afternoon.
Day 5. Full day game drive inside the Ngorongoro Crater. Return to Plantation Lodge for overnight.
Day 6. Morning transfer/ game drive over the Ngorongoro Crater and in to the Serengeti short grass plains. Spend the next few days in complete solitude in an area known as the Gol Mountains. Your camp will be next to an enormous boulder called Nasera Rock and your tents will be the lightweight camp again. During this time of year this area will be filled with the migrating herds.
Day 7. Spend the next two days walking and game viewing in the area around camp.
Day 8. Spend the next two days walking and game viewing in the area around camp.
Day 9. Game drive to the Ndutu area where the bulk of the migration will be and enjoy this spectacle. Overnight in a small luxury camp called Olakira Camp.
Day 10. Enjoy a full day game viewing in the Ndutu area and spend the evening back at Olakira Camp.
Day 11. Board a morning scheduled flight from Ndutu either fly back to Arusha or to Zanzibar to enjoy a few days on the beach.
Price per person sharing (obviously!) US$4,450