This safari Tanzania highlights show you best of Tanzania wildlife Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro. After the palm fringed beaches of Zanzibar is waiting for you.
Day 1: ARRIVAL
You will be met at international airport of Kilimanjaro by your guide and representative. From there, we will take you to the River trees country inn in Arusha for briefing about your safari highlights tour.
This charming lodge is situated at the bank of picturesque USA River on an old Germany coffee estate and offers stunning views towards Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro in Arusha. Alternative accommodation is at Mountain village Lodge overlooking lake duluti or Mt Meru Game Lodge with an attached game sanctuary.
Overnight at Rivertrees country Inn. Dinner is included.
NB- if you arrive into another airport than Kilimanjaro we’ll arrange a connection flight to Arusha either on arrival or the following day (at extra cost). From Nairobi to Arusha transfer in private shuttle or shared vehicles if possible.
Day 2: Lake Manyara.
After breakfast we depart for to lake Manyara nestling at the base of the great rift valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many games animals such as buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo and others.
Overnight at Serena lodge or escarpment luxury lodge at Lake Manyara. All meals included
NB-during some monthly in the year (depending on the elephants’ migration between Lake Manyara and Tarangire instead of lake Manyara. This can be arranged on a shorter notice; accommodation can still be at Manyara Serena lodge or kirurumu tented lodge overlooking Lake Manyara National park.
Day 3: Ngorongoro
Your tour starts with the drive to Ngorongoro conservation area. After arrival you will decent inside the ngorongoro crater which has been declared as a world heritage site. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls. You can expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals’ rhinos. Antelopes, many birds and other species.
Overnight at sopa lodge at ngorongoro. All meals included.
Day 4: Ngorongoro – Olduvai Gorge Serengeti
After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti national park. A picnic lunch will be provided. On the way you will stop at the Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary leaky and made many significance discoveries, contributing to the theory that human life originated in Africa. After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) in Serengeti you will continue further into the park and go on a game drive.
Over night at Serengeti katikati Tented camp at central Serengeti. All meals included.
Price on request.
Day 5: Serengeti
A full day of game drives around Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and the migration of herds you can expect to see wildebeest,lions,elephants,giraffes,zebra,monkeys,baboons,hipoos,rhinos,antelops and many birds and other species.
Overnight at SerengetiKatikati Tented Camp at central Serengeti. All meals included.
Supplement for Serengeti Sopa Lodge ay 100 USD per person / day
Day 6: Serengeti-Zanzibar
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light. After Lodge breakfast we take you to seronera airstrip in the Serengeti, for you flight to Zanzibar.
Transfer to the Ocean Paradise Resort (or other beach resort of your choice). Breakfast and dinner.
Day 7-8: Beach Holiday
Relax and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar. Breakfast dinner included.
Stone and spice tour
On one day of your beach days you will go on a guided tour.
After breakfast transfer to Stone Town for our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to sand 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’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Afterwards you proceed to the famous spice plantations were we invite for an opulent lunch for you to taste the spices and fruits. Afterwards you will do the famous Spice Tour. we have develop a special spice tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we take you back to your hotel.
Day 9: DEPARTURE
End of your safari highlights tour. Morning at leisure until departure transfer to Zanzibar Airport.
*price per person on request
- Airport transfers in private cars
- Domestic flight Serengeti – Zanzibar include departure tax
- 05 days private safaris
- Transport and wildlife drives in extended modified 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with photographic roof hatch and guaranteed window seats
- Services of professional, English speaking or French or Germany safari guide
- All wildlife reserve entry fees
- All game drives as mentioned
- 2 liter mineral water per person/ day during game drives
- Coffee/Tea with picnic lunches
- 01 x HB at Rivertrees Country Inn, Arusha (or similar lodge)
- 04 x FB at safari lodges or tented camps as per your itinerary
- 03 x HB at ocean paradise Resort/Superior Room
- Private Full day Tour Zanzibar incl lunch
- Flying doctor insurance ( first aid on the spot and rescue flights)
New Tourist development levy
- International airfare & flights
- All items of a personal nature
- Gratuities for safari guide
- Travel insurance
- Visa fees (50 US$ for Americans & Irish Citizens)- to be paid upon arrival)
- Laundry services
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages