Private VIP Experiences

We specialize in curating bespoke experiences. Want to summit Kilimanjaro on a full moon so you can ask your sweetheart to marry you? Plan a gastronomic experience along the Camino De Santiago with your foodie friends? You dream it. We make it come true.

Price depends on the number of guests and time of year traveling. Maria is happy to guide solo journeys, couples, families, friends, alumni groups, or company teams. Contact us about planning your next adventure.

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Description

If your dream is to see Big Cats, then this is the trip for you. On our last trip, we saw lions, leopard, and cheetah in spades. We saw them sleeping in the bush, lying in trees, hunting on the plains. Indeed, it was like being in a National Geographic film. We were in the parks at the end of the Migration in late October, so there were plenty of other animals around as well. After years of travel to this part of the world, I still get excited seeing all the wildlife, big and small. I especially love sharing the African Bush with those who have never experienced it before. It is always life-transforming. This experience can be done as a solo or group journey. Price will vary accordingly.

Included
Daily meditation, restorative yoga, and energizing breathwork.

Itinerary Varies based on your desires

  • Day 1 ARUSHA | ARRIVE

    Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by your private safari guide and vehicle and transferred to your lodge in Arusha. Most flights get in late so you will have the next day to relax. Overnight Ngare Sero Mountain Lodge | B, L, D
  • Day 2 ARUSHA

    Today, armed with picnic lunches, we venture to Arusha National Park. Here you will experience Plains Game and get an excellent introduction to East Africa’s safari experience. This day is always one of my favorites -- especially when it is your first time seeing the Bush. We will have the opportunity to go for a walk amidst massive trees, craters, lakes, and see impressive views of Mount Meru. If it is a clear day, we may even see Kilimanjaro in the distance. We will return to the lodge in the late afternoon, just in time to meditate and do some restorative yoga. Overnight Ngare Sero Mountain Lodge | B, L, D
  • Day 3 TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

    After breakfast, we will head towards Tarangire National Park. The game park is known for its massive elephant populations and surreal baobab landscape. Amongst rolling hills and swamps there are plains game and predators. We will enjoy two full days of game viewing in the park. There is the option to go on morning and afternoon game drives with lunch in camp, or we can take picnic lunches to head further afield. Overnight Ang'ata Tarangire Camp | B, L, D
  • Day 4 TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

  • Day 5 NGORONGORO CRATER

    After an early breakfast, we will head towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to descend into the Crater. This area is one of Africa’s most exceptional game haunts, playing host to almost every individual wildlife species in East Africa, including the Big Five, the rare black-maned lions, endangered black rhino and over a hundred species of birds. We will enjoy a picnic lunch on the Crater floor, then make our way to camp in time for meditation, restorative yoga, and dinner. Overnight Ngorongoro Camp | B, L, D
  • Big Cat Adventure
    Tanzania, Africa

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  • Day 6 NGORONGORO CRATER

  • Day 7 SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

    Today, we are transferred to Manyara airstrip to catch a scheduled charter flight to Serengeti National Park. Upon arrival into Seronera airstrip, we will be met by our guide. We get into camp in time for lunch and then head out on a game drive. We will explore this amazing ecosystem that is contiguous with Kenya’s Maasai Mara. We will enjoy three memorable nights here. Typically, our days involve morning and afternoon game drives with lunch in camp, along with time for meditation and restorative yoga. Overnight Lemala Ewanjan Camp | B, L, D
  • Day 8 SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

  • Day 9 SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

  • Day 10 DEPART

    Today, we are transferred to the local airstrip to catch a scheduled charter flight to Arusha airport. On arrival, we have a dayroom at Ngare Sero Mountain Lodge, where we began our journey. We can enjoy a meal, repack, and do one last meditation session before being transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departures.

Private VIP Experiences

We specialize in curating bespoke experiences. Want to summit Kilimanjaro on a full moon so you can ask your sweetheart to marry you? Plan a gastronomic experience along the Camino De Santiago with your foodie friends? You dream it. We make it come true.

Price depends on the number of guests and time of year traveling. Maria is happy to guide solo journeys, couples, families, friends, alumni groups, or company teams. Contact us about planning your next adventure.

Big Cat Adventure
Tanzania, Africa

+1-800-869-0538

Contact for Details

PRICE FOR SOLO JOURNEY

$14,980.00

Pricing based on the number of guests and time of year.

The more guests, the less it costs per person.

INCLUDED
  • 10 Days
  • All airport transfers
  • All accommodations and meals (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • All schedule charter flights
  • All park fees
  • Drinks, beers, house wines, spirits, and laundry at Lemala Ewanjan Camp
  • Tea, coffee, water at Tarangire and Ngorongoro Camps
  • Tea, coffee, water at Ngare Sero Mountain Lodge
  • Private safari guide and vehicle in Tarangire and Ngorongoro
  • Shared safari game drives in Serengeti
  • Daily mindfulness talks, meditation, restorative yoga, and breathwork
EXCLUDED
  • International airfare
  • Visa (where applicabl)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Beverages (unless stated as included)
  • Gratuities to leader, guides
  • Laundry (unless stated as included)
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  • Cancellation insurance is highly recommended.
  • Deposit Requirements: 25% per person deposit is required to confirm your booking.
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.
  • The trip cost has been discounted by 3% for check payment, which is not applicable if a credit card is used. Bank wire fees will still apply.

Big Cat Adventure
Tanzania, Africa

Contact for Details

NGARE SERO MOUNTAIN LODGE

I love this place! It feels quintessential Africa to me. Indeed, an idyllic place to drop into after a long flight. The lodge’s main house was built in 1905, and still retains many of its original features. Long colonial verandas stretch along the front of the house. There is a bar next to the reception as well as a fireplace in the living room, furnished with stone benches and leather cushions. The decorations are antiques commemorating Tanzania’s German colonial past. There are ten rooms nestled in the tranquil gardens with the beautiful views of bougainvillea and jacaranda from private verandahs. Rooms have Zanzibar beds and interiors are individually decorated with ethnic fabrics and handmade furniture. Each room has an en-suite toilet, a bathtub, and a dressing room. Included: B, L, D

ANG’ATA TARANGIRE CAMP

This perfectly placed safari camp has eight guest tents, a lounge, and a dining tent. The camp has a 180o view towards Tarangire Hill. Each guest tent has an en-suite bathroom with a shower, vanity desk and flush toilets. Depending on your request, a king-size bed or two twin beds are available. The lounge is the place to meet other travelers and share your day’s safari stories. Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners are served in the dining tent. Only five km away from Silale Swamp Plains where Elephants gather in their thousands regularly. Tarangire is also famous for its large concentration of Big Cats and tree climbing Pythons, even Kudus and the very elusive Oryx can be seen here. Included: B, L, D

LEMALA EWANJAN CAMP

Lemala Ewanjan is a deluxe camp with twelve beautiful tented suites set within the game-rich Seronera Valley in a secluded part of Central Serengeti. The camp offers breathtaking views of the Serengeti plains and its prolific wildlife and sunsets. The Seronera Valley is renowned for its year-round game viewing due to its abundance of water, as well as its large population of resident Cats. The camp is sited right at the end of a blind valley so there will be no vehicles to interrupt the view during the day. At night, enjoy uninterrupted views across the plains with no electric lights in sight. During November, this area receives the annual wildebeest migration, turning it into an exciting wildlife paradise. Lemala Ewanjan tents are some of the most spacious and comfortable tents in Tanzania, offering spectacular views of the Serengeti wilderness from your very own doorstep. Each en-suite tent is fitted with two queen size beds, warm duvets, flush toilet, large safari shower, running water, wooden storage cabinets and flooring, twenty-four-hour solar lighting and outside loungers from which to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee at the start of each exciting safari day. The mess tent is beautifully decorated with leather sofas, chandeliers, side cabinets, rugs, and chests, and offers a separate bar, sitting and dining area. In the evening, guests gather around the campfire for sunset cocktails before dining under starlit skies. Included: B, L, D

“This experience was originally for a guest who had worked on the oil platforms for four years in Angola and never had the time to go on safari. His dream was to see the Big Cats in Tanzania. His wish came true. We saw lions, leopards, cheetah. The first time he saw a lion sleeping under a tree, it was all he could to stay in his seat. Those are the dreams I love seeing happen in the moment. Those are the memories that last a lifetime.”

Maria Baltazzi
Founder

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