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morgiane Mar 8th, 2007 04:55 AM

quick help - mbuzi or serena
 
hey there,

i have an opp. to switch my 3 nights at serengeti serena (in july) to 2 nights at mbuzi mawe & 1 at serena.

should i take it? i have to let them know this morning, any advice would be great. sounds like ppl like mbuzi??

sandi Mar 8th, 2007 05:05 AM

Grab the camp.

Don't know what your entire itinerary looks like, but being under canvas is special. And Mbuzi Mawe has lovely large tents, comfy beds and good food.

Besides, you can hear the lions growling at night.

morgiane Mar 8th, 2007 05:09 AM

thank you! :)

this is our complete itinerary (our honeymoon!!), in capsule form:

starts july 7th:
1 night kia
(fly to lobo, serengeti)
2 nts Migration Camp
** here is change**
2 night mbzui mawe
1 night serengeti serena
** end change **
1 night ngorongoro serena
3 nights swala
fly to zanzibar
4 nights matemwe bungalows

Calo Mar 8th, 2007 05:33 AM

Nice itinerary, morgiane....I agree with Sandi. Grab the camp - you won't regret it!

zib Mar 8th, 2007 06:02 AM

No question....MSBUZI MAWE... just returned!!! Great for a honey couple!!!

carolines Mar 8th, 2007 06:21 AM

Morgiane, I would also advise Mbuzi Mawe even though we didn't stay there two weeks ago, we were at the Serena and hated it. The food was absolutely foul! The only good thing about staying there was that the migration was nearer than to Mbuzi at the time (which is why we were advised to stay there.) I agree totally with others, you just can't beat a tented camp!!!

morgiane Mar 8th, 2007 08:51 AM

thanks all!! really appreciate the quick help. :) sent off an email to our operator & hopefully all went through...

:)

atravelynn Mar 8th, 2007 03:06 PM

Nice looking itinerary, especially with changes, and congratulations on your wedding.

morgiane Mar 9th, 2007 06:34 AM

thanks atravelynn!

i owe it all to you guys on this forum, with all the fantastic trip reports, advice, and eben's wonderful go-safari site!

so thank you all! we are SO excited. :-D

Calo Mar 9th, 2007 06:43 AM

Just remember, you owe us a trip report when you're back ;)

morgiane Mar 9th, 2007 08:49 AM

absolutely! can't wait to write it! :)


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