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Tanzania Safari | Luxury East Africa Safari

Tanzania Lodge Safaris | Tanzania Safari Holidays with Beaches:  11 Day | Luxury East Africa Safari: Tarangire, Ngorongoro Serengeti + Zanzibar $7800pp

Day 1: Arrival
On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport meet our representative and transfer to Planet lodge in Arusha, This charming lodge is placed at the suburb of Arusha town and it offers stunning views of Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro. Later meet our safari manager for detailed bush and beach Zanzibar  Tanzania lodge safari briefing.

Overnight at Gran Melia. Dinner and breakfast included.

Day 2: Arusha -Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, you will leave for Tarangire National Park. The driving is via Arusha city where you can still do any last-minute purchase for your Tanzania lodge Safari, leaving Arusha city you will drive along Masai steppe & across few villages before reaching the Tarangire gate. After check-in you will start the game drive right away, the park runs along the lines of Tarangire River and is made up of low lying hills dominated by scattered acacia woodland and huge African baobab trees.

Tarangire River and the swamp on the southeast are the main water sources in the entire park and they act as refugee places for wild animals during the dry season. Tarangire is reputed for its large number of elephants found nowhere else in Africa, the rare species of Great Kudu, fringed-eared Oryx as well as the Ash stalling have inhabited the park.

Apart from an elephant, you may expect to spot herds of buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippos, and others, predators like lion, cheetahs, hyena, jackal & the elusive leopard can also be seen. Tarangire is among the paces with a high number of bird species, over 400 species of birds were recorded here which including the migratory birds. later drive to Sangaiwe Tented camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at Kilima Moja Luxury Lodge. All meals included.

Day 3: Tanzania safari from Tarangire – Serengeti National Park

Our exceptional bush and beach Zanzibar on this day takes you Serengeti National Park, the drive is along the Great East African Rift Valley and up to Ngorongoro highlands for your Tanzania lodge safari. After check-in at the Ngorongoro gate, you will proceed to the crater viewpoint for some fine picture of the crater floor from the rim.

Then you will drive along the crater rim and down to the endless rolling plains of Serengeti, you will visit one of the Masai villages whereby some Masai warrior invites you & take you in and around their houses with some story of their nomadic life around this area, you will meet the kids and other members of the family & ask questions.

Later they will sing a farewell song which involves jumping high. Afterward, proceed to Naabi Hills Gate for check in to Serengeti. After registration and other park formalities, start your game drives in the Serengeti. You can have your packed lunch at Naabi Hills gate or at the Copjes (rocky outcropping) just a few steps from the gate. Spend the rest of the afternoon doing game drive searching for the world phenomena Wildebeest Migration. later drive to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at Serengeti Grand Melia Central Serengeti or similar. All meals included.

Day 4: Tanzania safari in Serengeti National park
Depart the Camp with breakfast box and lunch box in searching for wildebeest Migration, A very much rewarding game drive in the Serengeti will start with the first sun rays at 06:30 with high possibility of spotting the cat family on the road as they will be avoiding the morning mist, you may also see other nocturnal predators coming back from their long night of hunting and other animals wake up ready to begin the new day.

Proceed to where the wildebeests are packed and spend as much time with the migration of herds, break for breakfast in the bush and proceed with your game drive, packed lunch can be served at Soronera visitors center, after some rest, if you wish you can pay a short visit at the Visitors Center before embarking with your afternoon game drive. Wind up this day of your bush and beach Zanzibar trip by the drive back to the camp during the sunset.

Overnight at Serengeti Grand Melia Central Serengeti or similar. All meals included.

Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast your bush and beach Zanzibar safari will depart for Ngorongoro and ascend 600 meters into the crater floor for a wonderful game drive, ascending is along the very stunning road. Ngorongoro Crater is referred by many as the 8th wonder of the world and the Eden of Africa where the Big Five which includes buffalo, elephant, rhino, leopard, and lion can be seen in the course of one day of game drive, other animals to be seen are eland, topi, zebra, warthog, wildebeest, etc.

Another drow card in this picturesque crater is the dense number of predators which include lion, hyena, cheetahs, jackal and the ever-illusive leopard that needs trained eyes to the sport. You will also visit Lake Magadi the large but shallow alkaline Lake on the northwest corner of the crater frequently visited by a flock of flamingos & hippos. Packed lunch will be served at the picnic site inside the Crater floor. Later afternoon drive to Kilima Moja luxury lodge in Karatu town for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at Kilima Moja luxury lodge. All meals included.

Day 6: Karatu – Arusha – Zanzibar
After leisurely breakfast, check out and drive and drive back to Arusha airport to catch your flight to Zanzibar Island. On arrival at Zanzibar airport meet our representative and drive to Sunset hotel Zanzibar, at the hotel, you will go through your bush beach Zanzibar safari program with our representative before he leaves you to enjoy the beach holidays.

Overnight at Sunshine hotel Zanzibar in North East of Zanzibar island. Breakfast and dinner included.

 

Day 7 to 9: Zanzibar beach
Spend 3 days relaxing on Zanzibar beaches and if you wish you can engage yourself in some sea sports offered by your hotel.

Overnight at Zanzibar  Retreat in North East of Zanzibar island. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 10: Zanzibar Beach – Stone Town
On this day of your bush and beach Zanzibar Tanzania lodge Safari trip, we take you to our Stone Town (option) en route you can do the famous spice tour guided by a very informative and knowledgeable guide. This experienced guide will sample some of the finest spices and herbs and explain their uses in cooking, Cosmetics or medicinal.

You will then have a chance to test most of the tropical fruits growing on the Island depending on their season. Afterward, proceed to the Stone Town and heck in at Tembo Hotel in Stone Town, spend the rest of the afternoon touring around the historical Town of Zanzibar. See about Zanzibar Island tours

Overnight at Verde Hotel in Stone Town. Breakfast Included.

Day 11: Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, spend morning leisure and depending on your flight time we will take you to the airport for your departure flight back home. End of this affordable Bush and Beach Tanzania lodge safari and Zanzibar

We mostly advise your departure flight to be at Zanzibar airport however, if departing at another airport a domestic flight can be arranged at extra cost.

Regardless of your budget, our 11 days bush and beach Zanzibar safari program can be customized accordingly to meet your ideas and aspiration. For more information, clarification please contact our safari experts by Email and make your dream bush beach Zanzibar safari package.

All accommodation subjected to availability.

INCLUDED

Private transfers in Arusha & Zanzibar

Luxury safari accommodation
Transportation in a private 4×4 safari Land Cruiser with photographic roof thatch (window seat for everybody

Service of a professional English speaking safari driver-guide

All Accommodation and meals as per itinerary

1.5 liter of Mineral water during game drives

All the mentioned activities (Masai village visit)

All national park fees including VAT

Domestic flight Arusha to Zanzibar

 

NOT INCLUDED

International flights

Optional activities

Alcoholic and soft drinks

Visa fees

Tips/gratitude for safari driver guide & lodge staff (please tip separately)

Personal spending money on souvenirs etc.

Travel insurance and medical evacuation cover

Contact us for your custom Tanzania safari.