Tanzania Safaris & Zanzibar Holidays
Tanzania has possibly Africa's best safari holiday destinations in the Serengeti National Park where it's possible to see the spectacular migration, in addition to outstanding game viewing.
The Ngorongoro Crater is withoubt doubt one of the world's great natural wonders and Tanzania's additional game reserves make a safari to Tanzania a thrilling holiday option.
Zanzibar is one of the world's most exotic travel destinations, a land of spices, exotic culture and powder white sand tropical beaches.
Many visitors combine a stay in a boutique resort in Zanzibar with a safari in Tanzania to make a two-centre bush and beach holiday.
Day 1: Arrival Day
Arrival in Kilimanjaro International airport. After finishing passport control and custom procedures. Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight at Lodge
Day 2: Arusha-Tarangire National Park
Depart Arusha for Tarangire National Park. Your lodge is set well along the Tarangire River crossing the park and you will have a chance to see the big number of elephant, buffalo and other game from there. Tanzania’s third largest National park is known for its majestic baobab trees that dot the landscape, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Overnight stay at the Maramboi Tented Camp
Day 3: Tarangire-Lake Manyara
Breakfast at your safari lodge and then depart for the Lake Manyara National Park for a game viewing drives, the extraordinary birdlife and Tree climbing lions are but one of the lure. The place is world-renown amongst the ornithologists, who come to observe the masses of pink flamingos and great birds of prey. Late Afternoon drive to your Lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Karatu Country Lodge
Day 4: Lake Eyasi
Early in the Morning drive from your Lodge to Lake Eyasi , after arriving ,We will have an exciting day. Accompanied by a local guide you will be introduced to the Hadzabe Bushmen in the morning. You will witness how they get ready for hunting and watch them preparing arrows using poison.
Then we'll take off all together for a hunt. Our guide is very experienced and will interpret what we will get to see. After returning from hunting our guide will show us around where the Hadzabe live - they use caves as a home. We'll see the places where they collect fruits and roots and find their water during dry season, After that you we will visit the Datoga nomads, a group of families families living around Lake Eyasi as well. Our local guide speaks their language and can answer any question. The Datoga are mostly pastoralists and are used to biological food. They move from place to place to find good pastures for their animals. At late evening time we'll drive to Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast drive to one of the most famous game parks in Africa, the Serengeti. Here is home to millions of wildebeest during the migration and over the huge flat plains you are likely to find lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena and many other small predators. All afternoon will be spent on game drive before enjoying dinner and the experience of sleeping in the middle of the Serengeti.Overnight in Kubu kubu Tented Camp or Serengeti Serena Lodge
Day 6: Full day in Serengeti
After breakfast take a packed lunch with you and continue with game viewing around Southern Serengeti Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Around 1230 and 1300 break for your lunch. After lunch have a rest for one hr, and then proceed with your game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Aprox 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass/ water which is the source of food for the millions of Animals in this South Area, dinner and overnight at Kubukubu Tented Camp or Serengeti Serena Lodge
Day 7: Serengeti-Ngorongoro
An early morning start in the Serengeti to try and find cats before they retreat away from the blazing sun during the day. After a few hours game drive in the Serengeti drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. Overnight on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater-Zanzibar
After early in the morning breakfast leave you’re Lodge with packed lunch boxes with .Descend into the ngorongoro Crater for 6 hours.
We expect to see many grass land and aquatic birds like Mountain greenbul, Paradise flycatcher, Dusky flycatcher, White eye slaty flycatcher, Cinnamon chested bee eater, Augur buzzard (white and dark morph), Black saw wing, Grey capped warbler, Black kite, and much more.picnic lunch at the crater floor near the lake.after lunch leave the crater and drive to Airport for your Zanzibar Flight, upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your resort, overnight at Ocean Paradise Beach Resort
Day 9/10/11: Zanzibar
Here you have 3 full days to enjoy this beautiful island paradise. Enjoy activities like snorkeling, visiting Stone Town, swimming with dolphins or relaxing on the beach. Your Zanzibar extension can be as active or relaxing as you like.Overnight each night at Ocean Paradise Beach Resort
Day 12: Airport transfer
Today you will be transferred back to Zanzibar airport for your flight home.
This package includes the following:
Pick up & transfer from Kilimanjaro
Local English speaking guide/driver
6 nights’ accommodation in Tanzania incl. full board
Parks entry fees
Bush men & Datoga fees
Ngorongoro Crater services fees
Window seat in a four-wheel drive vehicle and a free bottle of water during safari tours
Flights from Tanzania to Zanzibar incl. transfer
4 nights’ accommodation in Zanzibar at Beach Resort**** incl. half board
Departure guarantee – the tour will take place regardless of the number of participants
This package not includes the following
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.