Lodge Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday

14 Days

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Program Highlights

Duration:  14 Days
Category:  Combo Tour
Destinations:  Manyara, Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar
Major Attractions:

  • Spots of Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti
  • Be able to see huge group of flamingoes in Manyara and Ngorongoro
  • Big five in Ngorongoro Crater
  • Huge herds of elephant and Baobab tree in Tarangire
  • Tree climbing lion in Manyara
  • Historical ancient building in Stone Town
  • Dolphin tour at Kizimkazi
  • Red collobus Monkey in Jozani Forest
  • Be able to visit Spice Farm and Jambiani Village
  • Beaches in Zanzibar

Tour Guides Language:

  • English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • For other languages please send a special request prior to your safari -additional fee may apply.

Start in: Moshi
End in: Zanzibar
Recommended Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with UV radiation filtering etc.

Additional note:

  • This is a safari program covering some of Northern Circuit and Eastern Circuit Destination whereby you will need armed ranger/guide for any walking safari in these destination

NOTE: Please include your itinerary adjustment preference during price quote request

Itinerary Description

Day 1: Arrival, Tour Briefing and Resting

  • You will be picked up from the airport in Moshi (Kilimanjaro International Airport) and be transferred to the booked hotel in Arusha
  • Get the safari general briefing from the prepared safari consultant/guide
  • Dinner and overnight stay at your booked hotel in Arusha

Day 2: Drive from Arusha to Tarangire for a game drive

  • Your safari starts with the drive to Tarangire, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population
  • Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them
  • Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area
  • There is a great diversity of wildlife in this park, including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephant
  • You will have a half day game drive in the park
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at Maramboi Tented Camp

Day 3: Drive from Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park for a game drive

  • After breakfast we depart for Lake Manyara for a game drive
  • Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty
  • You can see many game animals such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo and more
  • Continue with the game drive until evening in Lake Manyara
  • In the evening drive to Manyara Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Day 4: Drive from Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro for a game drive

  • In the morning you will be driven to the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Upon arrival at Ngorongoro, you will descend into the crater for a game drive on the crater floor
  • As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species
  • Your driver/guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at your booked hotel in Ngorongoro

Day 5: Drive from Ngorongoro to Serengeti for a game drive

  • After breakfast you will start on your journey to the Serengeti National Park for a game drive
  • We will enter Serengeti via Naabi Hill Gate
  • A picnic lunch will be provided
  • After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rocky outcropping) in the Serengeti, you will continue further into the park and go on a thrilling game drive
  • Serengeti is mostly known for annual wildebeest migration
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at a hotel/lodge in Serengeti

Day 6: Full day game drive at Serengeti National Park

  • A full day of game driving around the Serengeti
  • Depending on the time of year and the location of the great migration herds, you may see huge numbers of wildebeest, and big cats, hyenas and other predators near to them – looking to hunt an easy meal
  • All year round you can see elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species of animals
  • As in Ngorongoro, your driver/guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will be skillful as ever when locating hidden animals
  • In the evening drive to your booked hotel/lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Day 7: Transfer from Serengeti to Zanzibar

  • In the morning we bring you to the Seronera Airstrip, for your direct flight from the Serengeti to Zanzibar (short stopover in Arusha)
  • Transfer to your booked hotel in Zanzibar for dinner and overnight stay

Day 8: Full day Stone Town Tour

  • Your program starts with a morning visit by walk on our Historical Stone Town Tour
  • This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still
  • With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar
  • You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at Dhow Palace Hotel or Tembo Hotel

Day 9: Spice tour and Jozani Forest

  • Today you go on an excursion to the spice and fruit plantations close to Stone Town for the famous Spice Tour
  • We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine, cosmetics and cooking
  • After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at our guides’ home, where you can taste the spices and fruits
  • After lunch we take you to your beach resort
  • On the way you pass Jozani Forest, the last habitat of the rare endemic Red Colobus Monkey
  • With a local guide you stroll through JozaniChwaka National Park and look at the rare monkeys
  • If you wish you can even wander down the boardwalk to the fascinating Mangrove EcoSystem
  • Overnight at Bahari View Hotel or Casa Del Mar in Jambiani Village

Day 10 – 11: Full day leisure at Zanzibar beach

  • Have an early breakfast at your hotel and afterward have a full day Zanzibar Beach Relaxation
  • Relax and unwind and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at your beach hotel

Day 12: Jambiani Village Tour

  • In the morning you drive along the coast
  • Passing the fishing villages of Bwejuu and Paje you reach Jambiani, a fishermen village on the East coast of Zanzibar
  • We offer a cultural village tour to visit villagers working in different professions
  • Our guide tells about the history of the village, you will visit a traditional herbalist, who will show you the local medicines, herbs and their uses
  • A visit to a local organically  plantation on coral stone, where farmers cultivate under difficult circumstances, and seaweed farms run by woman
  • A good chance to learn about the unique culture and the diverse environment of Zanzibar’s villages and to meet the friendly Waswahili people
  • We will show you real life, not images designed for tourists
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at your booked beach hotel

Day 13: Full day Dolphin trip

  • Have a full day dolphin tour excursion at Kizimkazi
  • Situated on the southern point of the island, Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which can often be sighted following a short boat trip from the village
  • If you are lucky, you may be able to swim quite close to the dolphins, which can be a very rewarding experience
  • We are doing this trip in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of tourists in the morning, which in big numbers disturbing the dolphins
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at your booked beach hotel

Day 14: Departure Day

  • Have an early breakfast early in the morning at the hotel
  • Depending with your departure time you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport or Seaport for your departure

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Lodge Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday
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