10 magical days on Safari
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See the most famous wild animals in the endless Serengeti and the majestic Ngorongoro Crater, then fly to the island paradise of Zanzibar, where exotic culture and ultimate relaxation await!
Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar: Nov. 2014
See the very best of Tanzania on the perfect group tour!
Tarangire – home of the elephants
Tarangire has a unique appearance in the northern circuit National Parks, with shady boabab trees and lush grassy ground, it is an ideal spot for sighting the biggest land mammal alive today.
Serengeti – the endless plains
Serengeti is the northernmost National Park in Tanzania, comprising 90% of the plains that include Maasai Mara Reserve in Kenya. Serengeti National Park is the venue for the greatest land based migration in the wold, and in November the massive herds of wildebeest are expected to be in the East of the park where many river crossings concentrate the herds and provide exciting viewing for our visitors.
Ngorongoro Crater – the pride of Tanzania
The amazing Crater of Ngorongoro, a huge extinct volcano, provides an amazing density of wildlife all year round. Lions, Giraffe, Jackals and Monkeys are residents all year round and provide great game viewing.
Zanzibar – Indian Ocean island paradise
Zanzibar Island has been a centre for Indian Ocean trade for centuries, and the constant traffic of traders has given the island, and the oldest city, Stone town an amazing cultural heritage: Explore the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum, Dr. Livingston’s House (I presume), the Arab Fort and Zanzibar’s bustling market! The Spice Farm takes you through the story of Zanzibars principle trading commodity while Jozani Forest, home to the Zanzibar Red Columbus monkey is an unspoiled tropical wilderness. Finally our visitors can relax on a perfect tropical beach, swim in clear water and soak in the tropical paradise.
5 DAYS WILDLIFE SAFARI + 5 DAYS ZANZIBAR
DAY0: After arriving to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you will be picked up by our staff, and drive to Arusha for a half night rest to Safariland Cottages. (FB)
DAY1: Tarangire National Park
After not a very early breakfast you will be driven from to Tarangire National Park where you can spend the time viewing wild animals in their natural surroundings. Tarangire is famous for its high number of elephants. Dinner and overnight at Eileens Trees Inn in Karatu. (FB) www.eileenstrees.com
DAY 2: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park. 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. Dinner and overnight will be at Lobo Wildlife Lodge in north Serengeti. (FB) www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com
DAY 3: Serengeti National Park
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light followed by a day filled with more drives around Serengeti. 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 and many birds and other species. Dinner and overnight will be at Lobo Wildlife Lodge in north Serengeti. (FB) www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com
DAY 4: Serengeti – Ngorongoro
After breakfast will proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, game viewing en route.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge. (FB) www.hotelsandlodges.com
DAY 5: Ngorongoro – Arusha
In the morning youwill descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater considered as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls the Ngorongoro Crater has the highest wild animal density worldwide. Among the species are lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. You might expect to see the ‘Big Five’ in one day.Dinner and overnight at Safariland Cottages. (FB)
DAY6: After breakfast transfer to the airport to fly Zanzibar where you will have a half day guided Historical Stone Town tour, visiting the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace), Dr. Livingston’s House , the Arab Fort, Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Dinner and overnight in Stone Town at Tembo House Hotel. (BB) www.tembohotel.com
DAY 7: After breakfast our driver will drive you to the north beach, where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the Zanzibar beaches. Here you will spend 4 nights at Mnarani beach cottages (HB) www.lighthousezanzibar.com
DAY 8: This day you will have a free beach program for your choice. (HB)
DAY 9: In the morning after breakfast tour you will be taken to Spice Farm. Our guided walking tour passes through villages and spice plantations, a walk through the farms as spice farms workers climbs trees, seek out specific plants and cuts off various barks, letting you see, feel and taste everything. At the Spice farms you will have an opportunity to taste some of the exotic fruits of Zanzibar. After the tour we invite you for an opulent traditional Swahili lunch served in a local house, here you will get a really taste of the spices in the food.
Afternoon you will be taken to Jozani Forest which is one of Zanzibar’s most special attractions. It is a forest is made up of very tall Mahogany trees and a variety of shade-growing plants. Your guide will tell you of the medicinal use of some of those plants. The forest is home to the Zanzibar Red Columbus monkey: they are endemic to Zanzibar! If the monkeys are awake it is a wonderful thing to see them jump from one tree to another. They are not shy, so you can see them from a very short distance. You will also visit the mangrove forest where you will find three kinds of Mangrove trees. (FB)
DAY 10: This day you will have also a free beach program for your choice. (HB)
DAY 11: On your last day you can again relax on the beach and afternoon to prepare yourself for your flight back home.
What is included
- All airport transfers.
- Accommodation and meals as indicated
- Activities as indicated
- All park fees, and government taxes
- Services of our English-speaking driver-guide
- Game drives in Land Cruiser with pop up / flip-flop roof tops and guarantee window seat!
- Bottled water while on safari.
- Inland flight Arusha-Zanzibar-Arusha
Cost Excluding flights to Tanzania: From $2200 USD
Note: The program may be changed according to your international flight details.