9 Days
Duration
Tanzania
Destination

Highlights

A perfect combination of game-driving in the most protected and unspoiled wilderness of northern Tanzania. You will spend 6 days in the bush tracing the Big five and all the magical encounters of jungles. Top it all with a Zanzibar beach-extension; 3 days of pure beach relaxation in one of Africa’s most serene destination.

Day Location Accommodation Meal plan Activity
1 Arusha Zawadi House Arusha Bed & Breakfast Transfer, Leisure
2 L.Manyara N. Park Country Lodge Karatu Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
3 Serengeti Kenzan Tented camp Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Afternoon game drive
4 Serengeti Kenzan Tented camp Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
5 Ngorongoro Conservation Area Ngorongoro Farm House Bed & Breakfast, Dinner Crater Tour
6 Ngorongoro / Zanzibar Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar Bed & Breakfast, Dinner Leisure
7 Zanzibar Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar Bed & Breakfast, Dinner Leisure
8 Zanzibar Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar Bed & Breakfast, Dinner Leisure
9 Zanzibar No Accommodation Bed & Breakfast Transfer, Leisure

All other months (excludes Xmas and New year supplement)

Price includes:

  • Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
  • Transport whilst on safari in a 4×4 safari Land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing.
  • All transfers upon arrival and departure as in the itinerary.
  • Full Board Accommodation whilst on safari.
  • Half Board Accommodation whilst on Zanzibar (standard rooms).
  • All park entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • All games drive for detailed in the itinerary.
  • Drivers salary and allowances plus park fees for driver and
  • Government taxes.
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water whilst on safari.

Price excludes:

  • International flights.
  • Local flights (approximated at $ 220 per person)
  • Airport arrival or Departure taxes.
  • Lunches and dinners in Arusha hotel.
  • Lunches in Zanzibar hotels.
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/guide, hotel/camp, and restaurant staff, room service.
  • Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, bottled water and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc.
  • Change in the itinerary.
  • Activities not mentioned in the package.

Additional information

LocationTanzania
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Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania (Kilimanjaro Airport)

Karibu Tanzania – Welcome to Tanzania. On arrival at the airport, you will be met by one of our staff members. After greet and meet services he will escort you to your accommodation in Arusha (approx. 55 Km) for overnight rest before starting the safari tomorrow.

  • Main destination: Arusha
  • Accommodation: Zawadi House Mid-range hotel located in or near Arusha
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

2

Day 2: Lake Manyara National park

After breakfast, you depart for Lake Manyara National Park (approx. 135 Km) with en-route views. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment. A beautiful park, Lake Manyara contains a diverse range of habitats and topographical features ranging from the rift wall, groundwater forest, acacia woodlands, and open grasslands to the shores of Lake Manyara and the lake itself. Have afternoon game viewing in the park searching for the diverse flora and fauna of the park. There are some 350 different bird species in the park. The park provides sanctuary to a variety of animals such as the gazelle, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippo and the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to the Lake. The park is generally recognized for its incredible beauty.
Spend the night in a small town near the Ngorongoro area.

  • Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
  • Accommodation: Country Lodge Karatu Mid-range lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

3

Day 3: Drive to Serengeti National park

The legendary Serengeti Plain is your destination for the next two days, a vast rolling plain whose sparse vegetation allows for some of the best wildlife viewings in the world. The annual migration of wildebeest and zebra is one of the park’s great attractions, but throughout the year the Serengeti is excellent for seeing predators such as lion, leopard, and cheetah, along with elephant, giraffe, hyena, hippo, rhino, and many varieties of antelopes and birds. You will enjoy a picnic lunch as you drive to the central Serengeti. The evening is free to rest.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Kenzan Tented Camp Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

4

Day 4: Full day Serengeti National park

If you rise early you can take a morning game drive through the park to see the nocturnal predators returning from their nightly hunt and very active animals waking up in the early morning light. Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds, you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes, birds and other species.

We enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives on the vast Serengeti plains. In the early morning and evening light, the Serengeti landscape is stunningly beautiful. The Serengeti ecosystem supports the greatest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, including more than three million large mammals. The park is one that can never disappoint. One is spoilt by the variety of bird and wildlife species in this game reserve.

Depending with wildlife movement, we can have a hot lunch at the camp or enjoy picnic lunch packets.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Kenzan Tented Camp Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

5

Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

This morning we drive and descend some 610 meters into the crater, which is home to an abundance of wildlife and a photogenic paradise, for a full day of game viewing drive with picnic lunch at a private scenic site (hippos pool). Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact caldera in the world teams with an abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. Pride of lions, herds of Cape buffalo, impala, Thompson gazelles, rhino, golden and black-backed jackal, zebra, cheetah, leopard and the spotted hyena freely roam on the crater floor plains. Unmatched for its natural variety and breathtaking beauty, there are few places on earth where such a tremendous diversity of landscapes exist inside a region this size. Apart from its wildlife riches, the crater is also home to hundreds of bird species, refreshing in the small lakes in the crater floor.

In the evening we drive o our game lodge just minutes drive from the park for overnight stay.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Farm House Mid-range lodge located just outside Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

6

Day 6: From Bush to Beach

You leave the Ngorongoro Area for Arusha. You arrive in the Mto wa Mbu area (close to Lake Manyara) where you will find your bike ready. With a guide you will start to cycle around the mountainous rugged village overlooking Lake Manyara; the topography is spectacular. At some point, you may encounter some wild animals like antelopes. There are a lot of bird species and a camera should not be forgotten. A picnic lunch packet will be served.
Proceed to the airport for your evening flight to Zanzibar.

The flight to Zanzibar take approx. 1 hour and upon arrival our meet and greet representative will meet you and escort you to your Beach hotel for check-in for 3 nights. Zanzibar beach tour is a short perfect trip for relaxing after a safari in the African bush. It combines the magic that is Stone with Zanzibar historical sites.
“Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates.”.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Island
  • Accommodation: Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar Mid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

7-8

Day 7-8: Free days relaxing/ Exploring the sunny beaches

Enjoy free time to relax on the beaches and swim, snorkel or dive in the clear, warm waters. A cocktail and a golden sunset go hand in hand, so be sure to indulge as the sun melts away and day turns to night. In the evening, wander the beaches and the white sands of Zanzibar. Beach volleyball, table tennis, and other games are some of the activities to you can indulge in your resort during the days and nights.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Island
  • Accommodation: Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar Mid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinks not included

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Day 9: Departure day

You can choose the program of today with respect to your flight time. You may opt to relax in the resort or short activities like playing volleyball, kayaking. Later in the afternoon or evening, you will be brought to the airport for your flight home.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Airport
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included) Drinks not included

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