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Best Safari in Tanzania and Zanzibar Beach HolidayStarts US$ 3,551  

Best Safari in Tanzania

Tanzania Tented Camp Safari and  Zanzibar Beach Holiday – Best Tanzania Safari Package.

Safari itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival!

You will be met at the airport upon your arrival by one our Zazu Tanzania Safari staff and transferred to your hotel in Arusha ready to begin your best safari in Tanzania trip!

Hotel: A1 Hotel & Resorts Arusha 

Meals: Half Board

Activities: Free time at the hotel preparing for safari the next day

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Today is the begging of this best safari in Tanzania where you will rise up early in the morning after breakfast, depart to Tarangire National park with packed lunch. The drive time from the hotel to Tarangire is about 2 hours, upon arrival check in at the gate and start the game drive.

The picnic lunch will be served at the picnic site inside the park, where you will enjoy your lunch while viewing the wildlife around the picnic site (possibly elephants, antelopes, and monkeys).

After lunch, continue with the game viewing for the rest of the afternoon. Later in the evening, head to Sangaiwe Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Hotel: Sangaiwe Tented Camp 

Meals: Full Board

Activities: Game Drive in Tarangire

Day 3: Tarangire – Serengeti

After breakfast drive from Saingaiwe Tented Camp to Serengeti via Ngorongoro conservation area with your packed lunch, stop at the crater rim for the crater view.

Upon arrival to the Serengeti continue with game drive until late in the evening, after heading to the lodge for dinner & overnight. The accommodation set up makes this trip the best safari in Tanzania!

About Serengeti

Endless Plains of Nature’s Wonders: The Serengeti National Park, covering 14763 square kilometers is one of the world’s largest wildlife sanctuaries. One of the most breathtaking events in the animal kingdom, the migration of thousands of wildebeest takes place here every year.

The Serengeti, 320 kilometers from Arusha, was gazetted in 1951. It was accepted by the World Heritage Convention as a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve in 1981.

Hotel: Osupuko Luxury Tented Camp

Meals: Full Board

Activities: Half day game viewing in the Serengeti.

DAY 4-5: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

The next two days will be the highlight of your private guided safari to Tanzania. The 15,000 square kilometer (5,791 square miles) Serengeti is arguably the most well-known safari hotspot worldwide.

Think vast horizons dotted with acacia trees and an immense variety of wildlife, it just concludes that there is no best safari in Tanzania without a visit to Serengeti.

We’ve included a game drive and depending on the season of your visit, you can anticipate the thundering hooves of the wildebeest migration – a majestic sight that leaves one breathless and thrilled.

Your days in the Serengeti are yours to spend as you please and your private guide will happily show you around. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the far-reaching Africa horizon.

HotelOsupuko Luxury Tented Camp

Meals: Full Board

Activities:  Game viewing in Serengeti.

Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro

After breakfast, enjoy the last-minute morning game viewing before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On your way to Ngorongoro, you have a chance to stop at the Maasai Boma (Maasai traditional houses) to learn about their unique African culture.

This visit to the Nilotic ethnic group, hosting legend of African most authentic culture, indeed makes this the best safari in Tanzania. Later proceed to your lodge located at the Ngorongoro Crater rim.

HotelNgorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Meals: Full Board

Activities: Game en route to Ngorongoro.

 Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater –  Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp

After breakfast, descend into the crater floor for a game viewing drive with picnic lunches in the Crater. This protected area is located in the Great Rift Valley and is also known as the eighth wonder of the world.

Here you will explore the forest areas inhabited by monkeys and elephants, and the lake area where you may see flamingos. You will also visit the open savannah where the lions hunt.

The Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa; 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘Big Five’ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard.

Our driver/guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with their skill at locating the hidden animals, to ensure that the best safari in Tanzania is leaving you with a memorable experience.

After a great day of exploration in the crater, the driver will take you to your lodge which is located in Karatu Area (a small town between Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara National Park).

HotelManyara Wildlife Safari Camp

Meals: Full Board

Activities:  Dinner and Overnight

 Day 8: Lake Manyara – Kilimanjaro Airport to Zanzibar

 After your breakfast at 08.30 drive from the lodge with your packed lunch to Manyara Park for game viewing. At 13:00 hrs. stop for your picnic lunch inside the park. Later in the afternoon head back to Arusha where your driver will transfer you to Kilimanjaro Airport to catch your flight to Zanzibar.

This combination of wildlife safari and beach holiday indeed make this the best safari in Tanzania, starting it from the vast plains of the Serengeti to the beautiful Island of Zanzibar.

About Manyara National Park:  A major attraction of the Lake Manyara National Park is the tree – climbing lions. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that you will spot them. However, there are other animals to see – elephants, hippos, zebras, impalas, buffalos, baboons, plains animals as well as huge variety of birdlife, both resident and migratory.

At certain times of the year, Lake Manyara is home to thousands of flamingos (attracted by the Lake itself), which form a shimmering pink zone around the lake shore. Other birds found here include ostriches, egrets, herons, pelicans, and storks.

Also seen are African spoonbills, various species of ibises, ducks and the rare pygmy geese. The most noticeable of the landscape within this park are the very impressive baobab trees with their huge trunks.

Beach Holiday in Zanzibar Begins!   

 Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your resort located in the heart of the historical Stone Town. Today there will be no activities to do as you will arrive in the evening, so it will just be a relaxing time after your long safari. The next day you will do tours around Stone Town before heading to Matemwe in the NE.

Zanzibar is also known as “The Spice Island,” Zanzibar is the ultimate Indian Ocean experience, with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent beaches.

You have 4 full days to enjoy this beautiful island paradise. Enjoy activities like snorkeling, visiting Stone Town including a famous Spice Tour, swimming with dolphins, a sunset cruise, diving or relaxing on the beach. Your Zanzibar extension can be as active or relaxing as you like.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Island
  • Accommodation: Tembo House Hotel located in Stone Town
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast

Day 9-11: Stone Town – Matemwe (North East) 

Today after breakfast check out your luggage from Tembo House Hotel and head out for a Stone Town tour/spice tour before heading up to Matemwe where you will spend 3 nights at Zanzibar Bahari Villas.

While you are there enjoying relaxing on the beautiful beach, there will be other optional activities like snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, a sunset cruise, diving etc.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Island
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Bahari Villas
  • Meals: Full Board

Day 12: Departing Zanzibar – Dar Es Salaam /Kilimanjaro

Today you will be transferred from the resort, back to Zanzibar airport in time for your flight to Dar Es Salaam/Kilimanjaro for the connection of your international flight.

This schedule of the flight back from Zanzibar will most likely depend on the itinerary of your final flight back home, either if it’s flying out of Dar es Salaam Airport or Kilimanjaro Airport.

Also, the time of your international flight will determine the best time to fly out of Zanzibar. So, once we know about your international flight itinerary we can confirm the plans of your flight on your last day in Zanzibar.

 

The total cost of the package per person.

Number of people Price in USD Per Person
2 Adults $3,940 USD
3-4 Adults $ 3,745 USD
5-6 Adults $ 3,551 USD

 

 

SAFARI INCLUSIVE & EXCLUSIVES

 

INCLUSIVES

· All current government Taxes relevant to the itinerary (Tanzania

· Accommodation and meals as described

· Entry fees for national parks, conservation fees, reserve fees relevant to this itinerary

· Specially adapted 4×4 game drive vehicle with window seats for all passengers, reference books (flora/fauna/avifauna), mobile communication, bottled water

·  Trained English speaking driver guide

· Backup and logistical support from our Safaris Team.

· Airport transfers

· Cultural tours

· Accommodation & meals in Arusha

EXCLUSIVES

· Domestic air flights

· International air flights (unless otherwise stated)

· Alterations to this itinerary (i.e. if different accommodations and services are provided then the price will most likely vary up or down)

· Entry visas

· Airport departure taxes (unless stated)

· Tips

· Laundry

· Drinks

· Hospital bills and international evacuation in the event of an emergency.

 

 

 

 

ZANZIBAR INCLUSIVE & EXCLUSIVES

INCLUSIVES    

  • 4 nights of accommodation at Zanzibar in a double room, on a FullBoard basis.
  • Domestic flights from JRO to Zanzibar and Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam /Kilimanjaro.
  • All transfers are shown in the package. (Airport pick up and drop off, transfer from Stone Town to Matemwe both ways)
  • Stone town tour, Spice Tour
  • All government taxes (Except Airport tax)

EXCLUSIVES

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Other tour activities not listed on the inclusive list
  • Gratuities for guide/Driver
  • Drinks

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