11 Day Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach

Overview

During this 11-day safari & beach holiday, we enjoy the best that Tanzania has to offer. We visited Tarangire National Park well known for its elephant families and iconic Baobab trees. We also visit Serengeti, lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater, a breathtakingly beautiful setting and the best place in Tanzania to see the Big Five. After our safari, we fly to Zanzibar where warm turquoise waters and the white sand beaches upon the Indian Ocean await.

Day 1: Tarangire National Park

Today your safari adventure begins! We will pick you up from your hotel in or around Arusha. During the 2.5-hour drive, you will enjoy wonderful views of the landscape and local communities. Upon arrival at Tarangire National Park, you will go on a game drive. This park is famous for its large number of elephants, baobab trees, and tree-climbing African pythons. At the end of the day, we will make our way to the Africa Safari Lake Manyara camp. Be sure to take a dive in the swimming pool!

Accommodation: Africa Safari Lake Manyara (safari tent)

  • Budget tented camp located outside Tarangire NP

Day 2-3: Serengeti National Park

On day two we will head towards the Serengeti. After a few hour drive, we will arrive at the Serengeti gate. After lunch, we do a game drive all afternoon in this beautiful park. The Serengeti is known for its endless plains of savannah and forest landscapes. The park is famous for its migration involving about 1.5 million herbivores and followers. At the end of the day, we arrive at Africa Safari Ikoma.

The next day we will start the day with a game drive in the Ikona Wildlife Management Area. In the afternoon we will explore the area by foot with a ranger (walking safari) which will end with a sundowner. A unique experience! You spend another night at Africa Safari Ikoma.

Accommodation: Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma

  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP

Day 4: Central Serengeti

The fourth day we spend one more day in Serengeti and late afternoon we head to Central Serengeti where we overnight at Taji house.

Accommodation: Serengeti Taji house

  • Budget cottage located inside Serengeti Np

Day 5:Ngorongoro Crater

Today we wake up early in the morning and after breakfast, we will drive into the amazing Ngorongoro crater. The Ngorongoro crater is the largest intact crater in the world. The crater life estimated 30,000 large mammals. Due to its natural borders, there is an abundance of wildlife throughout the conservation area which is home to the Big Five including the African Black Rhino as well as hyena, zebra, and elephants to name a few. In the afternoon we drive to Africa Safari Lake Manyara where we spend another night

Accommodation: Farm of dream lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located in Karatu

Day 6: Lake Manyara National Park

Today we will go to Lake Manyara. This park is known for its breathtaking panoramic views, waterfalls, babbling brooks with clear water, and hot springs. We do a game drive in Lake Manyara all day and if you like to walk you can also book a 2-hour walking safari. On foot, you can enjoy giraffes, buffalos, and other animals from a good distance. In the afternoon we drive back to Arusha where we arrive before dinner. You will overnight at Africa Safari Arusha hotel.

Accommodation: Africa Safari Arusha

  • Midrange lodge located in Arusha

Day 7: Zanzibar – Stone Town

When you arrive on Zanzibar, our local staff will pick you up and bring you to the hotel. The first night you will stay at the Tembo hotel, which is located in a beautiful building in the heart of the old center of Stone Town. In the afternoon (and/or the next morning) you can explore Stone Town. Walk through the narrow streets and capture the feeling of the old colonial Arabic Architecture. You can visit the former slave market, the Anglican Cathedral, the House of Wonders, or the old Arab fort.

Accommodation: Tembo house

  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Zanzibar

Day 8-10: Zanzibar island

The next day we will bring you to the beautiful Zanzibar Bay Resort. This beachfront resort offers 104 rooms, a huge infinity swimming pool with a tropical island, a pool bar, and our magical Jetty bar on the Indian Ocean. The beaches are pristine and the ocean is clear blue. You will enjoy three nights at this beautiful resort on an all-inclusive basis.

Accommodation: Zanzibar Bay Resort

  • Mid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Day 11: Zanzibar

This is the last day of your holiday! You can enjoy one last stroll on the white sandy beaches or spend a few more hours tanning in the tropical sun. Later we will pick you up from the Zanzibar Bay Resort for your departure.

  • Included

  • Park fees
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water
  • Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
  • Airport transfer
  • Ngorongoro crater fees
  • Excluded

  • International flights from/to home

  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Accommodation before and after safari
  • Tips
  • (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items
  • (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees

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