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The SkySafari Journey

SkySafari includes all of Northern Tanzania’s game and scenic highlights and offers all our guests an unparalleled game viewing and cultural experience.

Route Map

The SkySafari itinerary includes the world famous Serengeti National Park, the drama of Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, Treetops’ Private 87,000 acre game concession and an excursion to Lake Manyara National Park.

The SkySafari itinerary begins and ends at Kilimanjaro International Airport.

This eight-day & seven-night safari (with optional beach extensions to Kilindi Zanzibar or AfroChic Diani in Kenya) – is one of the most spectacular safaris in ‘Safari Africa’.

Day-to-Day in Brief

DayYour Overnight StayYour Day as it Happens Your Day in Pictures
day 1 arusha coffee lodge
  • Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • SkySafari Road Transfer to Arusha Coffee Lodge
  • Pure Relaxation in a Plantation Suite
  • Dinner at Arusha Coffee Lodge
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day 2 tarangire treetops
  • Breakfast at Arusha Coffee Lodge
  • 'Bean-To-Cup' Coffee Estate Tour
  • Lunch at Arusha Coffee Lodge
  • The Safari Takes to the Air - Departure to Kuro Airstrip
  • Game Drive through Tarangire National Park to Tarangire Treetops
  • An African Boma Dinner with Maasai Singing
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day 3
  • Breakfast at Tarangire Treetops
  • Morning Game Drive
  • Visit to an authentic Masai Village
  • Walking Safari
  • Spectacular Sunset Cocktails in the bush
  • Night Game Drive
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day 4 the manor at ngorongoro
  • Breakfast at Tarangire Treetops
  • Early Morning Game-drive to Kuro Airstrip
  • Picnic Lunch at Kuro Airstrip
  • Flight to Manyara Airstrip
  • Road Transfer to The Manor at Ngorongoro in-time for Evening Cocktails
  • Dinner at The Manor at Ngorongoro
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day 5
  • Early Breakfast at The Manor at Ngorongoro
  • Ngorongoro Crater Tour
  • Bush Luncheon in the Crater
  • Drive to The Manor at Ngorongoro
  • Private Dining at The Manor at Ngorongoro
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day 6 serengeti migration camp
  • Visit to Lake Manyara National Park
  • Selection of Activities at The Manor at Ngorongoro
  • Luncheon at The Manor at Ngorongoro
  • Road Transfer to Manyara Airstrip
  • Departure to Serengeti National Park - Lobo Airstrip
  • Road Transfer to Serengeti Migration Camp arriving in-time for Sundowners
  • Dinner at Serengeti Migration Camp
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day 7
  • Early Morning Walking Safari
  • Breakfast at Serengeti Migration Camp
  • Game Drives - Mingling with The Migration
  • Dining Under The Stars
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day 8
  • Flight back to Arusha
  • Visiting The Hippos On The Grumeti
  • Lunch at Serengeti Migration Camp
  • Game Drive en-route to Lobo Airstrip
  • Arrival at Arusha Airstrip
  • Road Transfer to Arusha Coffee Lodge
  • Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport
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Departure Dates & Prices

Departure Dates 2014

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The dates above denote the first day of the SkySafari itinerary, which begins with an overnight stay at Arusha Coffee Lodge.

Safari Prices & Fees

The SkySafari rates shown below are the total package prices per person. Please note Park and Crater fees are charged separately.

SkySafari Rates 2013 & 2014*Peak SeasonHigh SeasonLow SeasonPark & Crater Fees

‘SkySafari Classic’

$6,984

$6,539

$6,182

$395

Each additional night at Arusha Coffee Lodge
(pre and/or post safari)

$191

$173

$154

Not Applicable

2-night extension at Serengeti Pioneer Camp

$1,705

$1,608

$1,414

$120

4-night extension at Kilindi Zanzibar

$2,505

$2,505

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Each additional night at Kilindi Zanzibar

$650

$650

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Exclusive use of game-drive vehicle
/ escort & tour leader rates

For applicable rates, please contact your local travel agent, Africa specialist or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

*Prices quoted are per person and based double occupancy.
The above rates include VAT and other applicable government taxes and service charges.

The rates mentioned in this document are non-binding and do not constitute a contract. For STO and contract rates, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

It is important to note that, in order to ensure safety and to abide by aviation regulations, occassional maintenance of our SkySafari executive Cessna Caravan is required. During any period of maintenance an equivalent aircraft will be used, although the seating configuration may differ from those images on the website.

What is Included

What's Included in Your SkySafari Experience:

Your SkySafari Air Transfers

  • All internal flight transfers between the Elewana Collection lodges and camps with the SkySafari Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft*.
  • A ‘Fast Track’ check-in at Arusha airstrip on Day 2 of your SkySafari.

Your SkySafari Road Transfers

  • Airport road transfers to and from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
  • All road transfers to and from the camps and lodges.
  • All road transfers to and from the airstrips.

Your Overnight Accommodations

  • Overnight stays at the selected Elewana Collection lodges and camps as detailed in the 8-day SkySafari itinerary.
  • A ‘fast-track’ check-in to Arusha Coffee Lodge at the beginning of your itinerary and a single check-out at the end of your safari.
  • A complimentary upgrade to a Plantation Suite at Arusha Coffee Lodge.
  • All meals and drinks (except champagnes, cognacs, single malt whiskeys, and any wines from Elewana’s exclusive cellar wine list).
  • Wi-Fi in main areas of all lodges and camps.
  • Laundry service.

Your Camp and Lodge Activities

Each of Elewana's lodges and camps provides SkySafari guests with optional activities that are inclusive to your overnight stay. These include:

arusha coffee lodge
  • Guided coffee walking tour
  • Private dining options
tarangire treetops
  • Bush sundowner cocktails with night game drive
  • Boma dinner under the stars with Maasai singing
  • Guided game walk
  • A visit to a Maasai Village
  • Private dining options
the manor at ngorongoro
  • Horse riding within the coffee estate
  • Massage treatments
  • Mountain biking within the coffee estate
  • Private dining options
serengeti migration camp
  • Guided game walk along the Grumeti River
  • Private dining options

For full details and descriptions of these inclusive activities, please ask your SkySafari Reservations Team.

Your Game Drives

All game drives and road transfers with a professional driver guide in a shared Safari Land Cruiser or Land Rover, with access to maps, binoculars, reference and guide books.
Any bush luncheons, picnics and drinks taken as part oif the SkySafari programme (excluding champagne, cognacs, single malt whiskeys, and any wines from Elewana’s exclusive cellar wine list).

Medical Evacuation Cover

  • Medical evacuation cover is provided in case of accident or injury whilst out on safari, with transfer to a treatment centre within Tanzania or if necessary to Nairobi, Kenya. Full details regarding Medical Evacuation Cover are available from your SkySafari Reservations Team.

The Following is NOT Inclusive in Your SkySafari Experience:

  • National Park and Ngorongoro Crater entrance fees. These are to be paid in addition to the SkySafari fixed inclusive rates.
  • International flights to and from Tanzania (Kilimanjaro International airport).
  • Any and all international personal travel and medical insurances.
  • Any and all porterage, tips and gratuities to local waiting staff and driver guides.
  • Any and all excursions and activities not listed in the SkySafari inclusive programme.
  • Any additional items of a personal nature (e.g. phone charges, adapter plugs, toiletries).
  • A Private safari vehicle for game drives and transfers (available on request at an additional charge).

Additional Important Information:  

Private Vehicle - Your transfer and game drive vehicle may be shared with other guests. Should you wish to have your very own private safari vehicle for any part of your journey, please contact your SkySafari Reservations Team to check vehicle availability and additional pricing.

*Aircraft Maintenance - From time-to-time, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to the SkySafari Grand Caravan is required to ensure the safety and security of our SkySafari guests.

Should the Skysafari executive aircraft be taken ‘offline’, alternative air transportation will of course be provided. However it is important to note that, as the SkySafari Executive Aircraft is one of a kind in Tanzania, any replacement aircraft may differ in its interior design, seating design and configuration, and may not necesarily match the images that are portrayed on this website. Should a replacement aircraft be required, SkySafari will not be liable for any refund or claim.

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