This Safari Tanzania & Zanzibar itinerary takes you from outstanding wildlife areas to tropical beaches fringed with palm trees. Explore Tanzania’s best wildlife parks, like the Serengeti, home to the spectacular wildebeest migration, or the Ngorongoro Crater, a wonderful green oasis full of wildlife.
10Day Tanzania Safari + Combine Safari to Zanzibar
From here, travel to the tropical island Zanzibar where you can wash off your safari dust with a dip in the Indian Ocean. Enjoy laid back beach life and explore the many watersport activities or historic Stone Town.
Day 1: Arusha – Manyara National Park
After breakfast in your hotel in Arusha, we will pick you up we proceed to Lake Manyara National park with game en route for whole day game drive in Lake Manyara National park with picnic lunch. We will enjoy a nice picnic lunch with a view of Lake Manyara and the Great Rift Valley. This impressive park has one of Tanzania’s largest concentrations of Elephants and is famous for its tree-climbing lions. After a whole day game drive, later afternoon drive back to the lodge/campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Manyara – Serengeti National Park
After breakfast at the lodge/camp, we drive to the Serengeti National Park via the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Serengeti is the heart of wild Africa with endless plains rolling into the distance. We will drive to the center known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park. We enjoy a hot lunch at the lodge followed by an afternoon game drive. You will enjoy your dinner and overnight at the beautiful Serengeti plains.
Day 3 – 4: Serengeti National Park
The two whole days are devoted to a spectacular game drive in the Serengeti National park, having the chance to glide in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti plains. Floating silently above the bush while spotting wildlife and enjoying the beautiful scenery of Africa. (Balloon is Optional for an extra cost). Enjoy hot lunch in the lodge followed by a short siesta. On the second day, you might opt to have a very early morning game drive before breakfast in the plains to see animals just out of the hides in the morning. Have an afternoon sunset game drive.
Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Breakfast will be organized at the bush with beautiful scenery of the Serengeti endless plains. After breakfast has a game viewing en route to Ngorongoro conservation area. We will have a chance to pass Maasai village in the Ngorongoro highland for the cultural tour with a stopover at the Olduvai Gorge museum. It is a museum dedicated to the appreciation and understanding of the Olduvai Gorge and Laetoil fossil sites. It is famously known as the cradle of mankind. You will then be taken to the lodge/campsite inside the Ngorongoro conservation area to enjoy your dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha
After breakfast at the camp, we pick up our boxed lunch then we will descend 600am for your Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach into the magnificent crater to view wildlife. The Ngorongoro crater is the largest unfolded and unbroken caldera in the world, a breathtaking natural wonder. It has a vast variety of wildlife including a dense population of predators like the Lion, hyena, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard. Enjoy your picnic lunch then later drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight at a hotel in Arusha town.
Day 7 – 10: Zanzibar Beach Relaxation
After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to Arusha airport for your flight to Zanzibar*.
Our representative will meet you at Zanzibar airport for transfer to a beach hotel in one of the beautiful beaches in the world for dinner and overnight. You will spend your 3 most enjoyable and romantic nights of your life here at the romantic environment of Zanzibar. Your 3 nights will be relaxing at the beautiful romantic beach in Zanzibar at the all-inclusive or full-board rates in the hotel, therefore you enjoy the most of your time. Whether you want an active holiday or just to relax, Zanzibar has something special for everyone.
Day 11: Zanzibar – Your drop off point
After breakfast depending on your flight time, you will be met at the hotel with your driver who will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Dar es salaam or Arusha.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water (on all days)
- The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees
- Accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- International flights (from/to home)
- Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
What to bring
- A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
- Comfortable shoes, towels, toilet paper, pillow