CRUISETOUR

African Safari and Iberian Peninsula Exploration (20 Days)

Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania to Barcelona, Spain
Dates: 23 Aug 2018 - 11 Sep 2018

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DAY 1
23 Aug 2018
Air travel
Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania
Arusha, Tanzania

Evening: Welcome to Africa & Kilimanjaro airport. You will be met and transferred to the Four Points By Sheraton Hotel in Arusha.

DAY 2
24 Aug 2018
Arusha, Tanzania
Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. After a short briefing, you will be transferred to the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge. Afternoon: After lunch at the lodge, you will set out on your afternoon game drive. Evening: Enjoy a special curated dinner of local and international delicacies. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

DAY 3
25 Aug 2018
Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Morning: After breakfast, you'll head out on your first game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Thousands of flamingos, 400 species of birds, unique tree-climbing lions, and the largest concentration of baboons in the world call this place home. Afternoon: You'll head northwest after lunch, across the highlands. Experience the ultimate backdrop with the vast plains of the Serengeti on the horizon. Evening: Before dinner, take advantage of the amenities of your lodge. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

DAY 4
26 Aug 2018
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Morning: After breakfast, explore Serengeti National Park. Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park protects the most varied collection of terrestrial wildlife. It's also home to the Big Five as well as millions of wildebeest. Afternoon: Enjoy lunch at the lodge. Gear up for another guided game drive. Evening: Return to your hotel for the evening and unwind. After dinner, lounge at the safari bar. Your Celebrity concierge is available for recommendations. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

DAY 5
27 Aug 2018
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Morning: After breakfast, head out on your guided tour towards Ngorongoro. Afternoon: Enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the rolling hills of the Tanzania. Visit a Maasai village and learn about the rich culture of its inhabitants. Head back to your lodge, perched high up on the rim of a 2.5-million-year-old Ngorongoro Crater. Evening: After a special dinner, ask your Celebrity concierge to book your guided nature walk under the stars. Or, catch a nightly Maasai dance performance. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

DAY 6
28 Aug 2018
Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Morning: After breakfast, descend through the early morning mists—2,000 feet down into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater forms stunning backdrops to some of the most fertile grazing grounds in Africa. Afternoon: Enjoy a picturesque picnic with guests—and by guests, we mean a herd of nearby bathing hippos. Evening: Before and after your prepared dinner, explore the landscape that surrounds you. Grab some wine and watch the African sunset. The sky will light up with colors you'll only see in this corner of Africa. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

DAY 7
29 Aug 2018
Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Arusha, Tanzania
Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania
Air travel
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Morning: After breakfast, head southeast. You'll pass Lake Manyara, Mto wa Mbu Village, and Tarangire. The highlands and the Karatu District will amaze you. Make your way down to the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel. Afternoon: A delicious traditional Tanzanian lunch will be waiting for you. Enjoy the afternoon at your own pace, go for a mountain bike ride, or take a canoe trip on the lake. Evening: After a farewell dinner, your transfer will shuttle you over to Kilimanjaro Airport. You'll fly to Abu Dhabi, UAE. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

DAY 8
30 Aug 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Amsterdam, Netherlands
5:00 PM

Morning: Time to set sail for your exciting journey through Europe. After breakfast, we'll take you to the port where you'll begin your modern luxury cruise aboard Celebrity Constellation®. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch (onboard), and dinner (onboard).

DAY 9
31 Aug 2018
Zeebrugge, Belgium
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 10
01 Sep 2018
Le Havre, France
7:00 AM 9:00 PM
DAY 11
02 Sep 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 12
03 Sep 2018
Bilbao, Spain
9:30 AM
DAY 13
04 Sep 2018
Bilbao, Spain
5:00 PM
DAY 14
05 Sep 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 15
06 Sep 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 16
07 Sep 2018
Cadiz, Spain
11:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 17
08 Sep 2018
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 18
09 Sep 2018
Cartagena, Spain
9:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 19
10 Sep 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 20
11 Sep 2018
Barcelona, Spain
6:00 AM
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  • Shipboard accommodations | Ocean transportation | Most meals | Some beverages | Most entertainment aboard the vessel.

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An unforgettable journey is yours to create with Celebrity. Travel to exciting destinations aboard ships resplendent with elegant finishes and spacious accommodations. Encounter new perspectives with guided shore excursions or further enhance your journey with a Cruisetour - a cruise combined with a truly refined land tour venturing inland. Our exceptional level of personal service, award-winning cuisine, world-famous amenities and accommodations that are the most spacious at sea, not only ensure an unforgettable cruise experience, but forge a lasting relationship between ourselves and our guests.

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Shore Excursions

Amsterdam, Netherlands - 30 Aug 2018

Zeebrugge, Belgium - 31 Aug 2018

Le Havre, France - 01 Sep 2018

Bilbao, Spain - 04 Sep 2018

Lisbon, Portugal - 06 Sep 2018

Cadiz, Spain - 07 Sep 2018

Gibraltar, Gibraltar - 08 Sep 2018

Cartagena, Spain - 09 Sep 2018

Barcelona, Spain - 11 Sep 2018

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