Gibb's Farm is located in the majestic Ngorongoro Highlands, the 1920's coffee farm has a luxury country inn ambiance, each cottage overlooking manicured gardens into the valley beyond. Rich eucalyptus flooring and beams from the farmhouse complement hand carved furniture, creating an authentic retreat.
One of Tanzania's famous landmarks, the Ngorongoro Crater is renowned for wonderful scenery and thriving wildlife. Resident herds of zebra, buffalo and other herbivores are prey to the areas supreme predators, lion and hyena. On your full day here, spend the entire morning game driving on the Crater floor, before returning to the lodge for a sumptuous dinner.
Drive through Oldupai Gorge, the short grass plains and in the afternoon arrive at Serengeti Safari Camp, a mobile camp that follows the migration. Game drives search for lions, cheetahs and meander onto vast plains amongst the wildebeest migration, along with herds of zebra and gazelle at every turn. Dependant on the time of year, bear witness to mass calvings or even the explosive Mara River crossings.
Effortlessly comfortable, the walk-in tents are spacious and feature a full size bed, dressing area, flush eco-toilet and safari bucket showers. The camp's well shaded 'mess' dining tent has couches, extensive bar library and a roaring fire for cool evenings.
Tucked in the Kogakurla kopjes in northwest Serengeti, Lamai is a stone's throw from the Mara River, one of the prime areas to witness thundering river crossings. Too often forgotten when the migration has rumbled on, extraordinary wildlife remain year round, including lion prides, herds of buffalo, elephant, leopard, cheetah and over 300 bird species!
The impeccably designed Lamai Serengeti is camouflaged against the rocky outcrop, retaining the feel of nature and clad in a mix of light canvas and plaster. Each of the gorgeous open-fronted tented rooms want for no additional luxury comfort and have sweeping views of the surrounding wilderness.
Speak to our experts and travel into Rwanda, the "Land of a Thousand Hills"! Explore the picturesque Virunga Mountains, hideout of endangered mountain gorillas, earth's largest great ape! Plan for two treks at close quarters with the gorillas, led by expert guides who will divulge secrets of these strictly vegetarian, gentle giants.
In Uganda, observe chimpanzee and gorillas, as well as visit Murchison Falls on the White Nile River. As Winston Churchill once wrote, "For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life - plant, bird, insect, reptile, beast, Uganda eclipsed and indeed affaced all previous impressions".