8 Days Tanzania Safari and Beach at Zanzibar Island
Our 08 days Safari and Zanzibar tour is a package that includes the highlights of the Tanzania Safari including the most celebrated wildlife areas of Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater before flying out of the Serengeti to the island of Zanzibar.
This is a package that will allow people with just a few days a chance to experience unmatched safari experience followed by 3 nights at the Island of Zanzibar for beach vacation and also it is ideal for those who are looking for a pocket friendly package that includes all the three highlights of a holiday to Tanzania. It is a package that includes also your arrival and departure airport transfers and accommodation at Arusha on your arrival.
This package can be done also as a honeymoon package and you can stay in luxury, mid range or budget lodges and tented camps as well as beach resorts and boutique hotels if you fancy that.
Tour Code: TST 08 SNZ
Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro crater, Zanzibar
Day By Day Itinerary
Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha
On arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met by our Representative who will usher you to a waiting vehicle for a private transfer to your first lodge around Arusha. You will be offered pre-safari briefing then leave you to relax. Overnight at Mount Meru Game Lodge. Dinner included.
Ngorongoro Crater Tour
After early breakfast you will be picked from the lodge/hotel at around 7.30 in the morning and drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will have a brief stop for registration at the Lodore main gate and another brief stop at the Viewpoint at the Crater rim where you will have some stunning views over the Crater floor. You will then head to Seneto for registration and descend along the spectacular winding road down to the Crater floor where you will spend a fun filled day of game viewing. You will have a picnic lunch at the hippo poolside picnic site then continue with game drives for the rest of the afternoon in search for the Big Five and many other big game animals. The Crater floor is also a birders haven and it is possible to spot the flamingos at the Lake Makat; a soda lake at the middle of the crater floor. Later we drive up the crater rim for overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. All meals are included.
Serengeti National Park
On this day after an early breakfast we depart for the Serengeti National Park some 3 hours drive away but driving within the Conservation Area so there is a lot to see on the way. There is a chance to visit a Masai Village on the way if you wish ( at extra cost), and also the Olduvai Gorge then enter the Serengeti National park through the Naabi Hill Gate where you will have a brief stop for registration. The afternoon is spent in Serengeti National Park , then later on we check in at the lodge/tented camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Serengeti Heritage Camp. All meals included.
Serengeti Full day
If you wish you can do an early morning game drive inside the Serengeti National Park, then after breakfast we will spend the whole day doing game drives in the endless plains. The Serengeti is the home for the Great Wildebeests Migration and thousands of other resident animals including the Big Five of the ; lions, elephants, leopards, Buffalos and the recently re-introduced in the park. The Serengeti National park is also home for the cats family including the serval cats, leopards and cheetahs and with a little luck you might see them on action as they go on their day’s hunt. Birdlife is also in abundance in the Serengeti. Later on we check in back at the Serengeti Heritage Camp for diner and overnight.
– At extra charge you can do the Hot air Balloon Safari in the early morning.
Fly to Zanzibar
Breakfast at the lodge / camp then check out and drive to the Seronera Airstip or the nearest Airstrip depending on where you are staying), where you will take your flight straight to Zanzibar Island. On arrival you will be met at the Airport and transferred to your beach Resort. Overnight at La Gemma Del Est. All meals included on this day.
You will spend two more days at Zanzibar relaxing. You can also choose from the water sports and activities available, and can also go for tours in Zanzibar. Tours include Spice Plantation tours, Dolphin tours, a tour of the Prison Island, Jozani forest tour and a tour of Stonetown. (tours at extra costs).
After early breakfast you will spend time at the beach resort until time for departure transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your flight back home. Check out time is usually at 10.00 am but a day room can be booked at extra cost.
- This tour can be done using mid range accommodation or even more up market options depending on your budget.
- The tour can be done as a honeymoon tour.
- All Park entrance fees to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and ndutu area
- Transport in custom safari built four wheels Nissan patrol with roof hatches / pop-up roof
- English speaking driver/guide, conversant with all requirements necessary for photographers
- Unlimited game drives as per the itinerary
- Picnic lunche, to the crater floor
- All airport transfers on arrival / departure
- Mineral water during game drives
- Tanzania Visa:
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Meals not listed above
- Optional Tours
- Tips and any items of personal nature.
This itinerary is the best for all seasons