Northern Tanzania and Zanzibar 12 Day Safari

$4,125

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The Northern Tanzania and Zanzibar 12 day safari package is a perfect combination of game-driving in the most protected and unspoiled wilderness it gives the first time visitor a true “Taste of the North”. Top it all with a Zanzibar beach-extension; 4 days of pure beach relaxation in one of the Africa’s most serene destination.

Day 1 Arrival in Tanzania (Kilimanjaro Airport)

Karibu Tanzania – Welcome to Tanzania. On arrival at the airport you will be met by one of our staff members who will escort you to your accommodation in Arusha (approximately 60 Km) ready for the safari tomorrow. Make sure your camera is charged for the safari tomorrow.

Main Destination: Arusha (City)
Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel
Meals and drinks : Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 2 Arusha to Tarangire national park

After breakfast set off on safari with your private car and driver to Tarangire National Park (approx. 120 km). Named for the river that nourishes the wildlife of a vast ecosystem, Tarangire is home to elephant, zebra, wildebeest, gazelle, buffalo, eland, water buck, lion, giraffe, onyx and an unsurpassed diversity of birds. From June to November, masses of wildlife congregate around the river, but the park is a stronghold for big game year-round. Take your first game drive before retiring to your beautifully designed tented lodge, hidden among ancient baobab trees and giant rock kopjes within the park.

Main Destination: Tarangire National Park
Accommodation: sangaiwe tented lodge
Meals and drinks : All meals included
drinking water (other drinks not included)

 

Day 3 Lake Manyara national park

After breakfast you depart for Lake Manyara National Park (approx 90 Km) with en-route views. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, A beautiful park, Lake Manyara contains a diverse range of habitats and topographical features ranging from the rift wall, ground water forest, acacia woodlands and open grasslands to the shores of Lake Manyara and the lake itself. Have afternoon game viewing in the park searching for the diverse flora and fauna of the park. There are some 350 different bird species in the park. The park provides sanctuary to a variety of animals such as the gazelle, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippo and the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to the Lake. The park is generally recognized for its incredible beauty.

Main Destination: Lake Manyara National Park
Accommodation: Bougainvillea Safari Lodge.
Meals & drinks : All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 4 Manyara to Serengeti national park

The legendary Serengeti Plain is your destination today (210 km), a vast rolling plain whose sparse vegetation allows for some of the best wildlife viewing in the world. The annual migration of wildebeest and zebra is one of the park’s great attractions, but throughout the year the Serengeti is excellent for seeing predators such as lion, leopard and cheetah, along with elephant, giraffe, hyena, hippo, rhino, and many varieties of antelopes and birds. Depending with animal movement we can arrange packed lunch or go back to the lodge for hot lunch. The evening is free to rest.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Thorn Tree Camp
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 5-6 Full Serengeti national park

If you rise early you can take a morning game drive through the park to see the nocturnal predators returning from their nightly hunt and very active animals waking up in the early morning light. Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds, you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes, birds and other species.
we enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives on the vast Serengeti plains. In the early morning and evening light, the Serengeti landscape is stunningly beautiful. The Serengeti ecosystem supports the greatest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, including more than three million large mammals. The park is one that can never disappoint. One is spoilt by the variety of bird and wildlife species in this game reserve.
Depending with wildlife movement, we can have hot lunch at the camp or enjoy picnic lunch packets.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Thorn Tree Camp
Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 7 Village walking tour

Today with a guide you enjoy a half day walking tour around the village of Mto wa Mbu. With a guide you will start to walk around the mountainous rugged village overlooking Lake Manyara; the topography is spectacular. At some point you may encounter some wild animals like antelopes. There are a lot of bird species and a camera should not be forgotten. A picnic lunch packet will be served.

Main Destination: Karatu (Town)
Accommodation: Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp
Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 8 Drive to Arusha – Fly to Zanzibar

You leave the Manyara Area (Approx 120 Kms). Proceed to the airport for your flight to Zanzibar.
The flight to Zanzibar take approx. 1 ¼ hours and upon arrival our meet and greet representative will meet you and escort you to your Beach hotel for check-in for 4 nights. Zanzibar beach tour is a short perfect trip for relaxing after a safari in the African bush. It combines the magic that is Stone with Zanzibar historical sites.

Main Destination: Zanzibar Island (Beach)
Accommodation: Double Tree Resort by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar – Nungwi
Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 9-11 Free Relaxing on the Beach

Enjoy free time to relax on the beaches and swim, snorkel or dive in the clear, warm waters. A cocktail and a golden sunset go hand in hand, so be sure to indulge as the sun melts away and day turns to night. In the evening, wander the beaches and the white sands of Zanzibar. Beach volley ball, table tennis and other games are some of the activities to you can indulge in you resort during the days and nights.

Main Destination: Zanzibar Island (Beach)
Accommodation: Double Tree Resort by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar 
Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 12 Free – Departure

You can choose the program of today in respect to your flight time. You may opt to relax in the resort or short activities like playing volley ball, kayaking. Later in the afternoon or evening you will be brought to the airport for your flight to the mainland in time for your connecting flight home.

Main Destination: Zanzibar Island (Beach)
Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (Northern Tanzania and Zanzibar 12 day safari package)

Includes

  • Park fees
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water(On all days)

Excludes

  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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