11 Days Best of Tanzania
Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Distance: 190 km (4 hrs.)
Pick up from your hotel in Arusha Town. Drive to the crater with unique views of the high altitude rain forest surrounding the ring. Lunch at your lodge. Afternoon descend to the crater for game viewing. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge built into the rim of a dormant volcano. The plant and ivy-covered native stone blends perfectly with the surroundings. Guest rooms have private terraces with views of the crater floor where countless animals make their home. Lunch at the lodge and afternoon you will have crater tour. This collapsed caldera is 610 meters deep and has a floor 18 km wide. Views from the rim of the crater are spectacular. The crater has become a unique conservation area where Lion, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo roam in perfect safety.
Dinner and Overnight at Panorama Tented Camp –
Day 2. Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Full day spent in Ngorongoro Crater with a crater tour session for game viewing on the crater floor of one of Africa’s true wonders of nature, home of rhino.
Dinner and Overnight at Panorama Tented Camp –
Day 3: Ngorongoro | Serengeti, Tanzania
After breakfast, Ngorongoro Crater Area and drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai George, prehistoric site. Arrive at your lodge for lunch. Game drive in this park with immense herds of herbivore, wildebeests, gazelles and Zebras followed by predators on their annual migration to permanent water holes, offering a timeless spectacle unequalled in the world. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Savannah Camp
Day 4: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Morning games drive after breakfast. Enjoy the endless plains of Serengeti with game viewing, A magnificent experience awaits as you travel to the most famous wildlife park in Africa the legendary Serengeti. Here you might have the chance to see the migration, where thousands of zebra and wildebeest make trip from the Masai Mara every year. Packed lunch is served and proceed for an afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Savannah Camp
Day 5: Serengeti | Lake Manyara, Tanzania
After breakfast depart to Manyara. Lunch and afternoon game drive in this superb scenic park set around Lake Manyara, most famous for the tree climbing lions. Lake Manyara is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Marvel at the variety of species, spoonbill, teal, pelican, kingfisher, hornbill and cormorant. In the tall trees, forest monkeys leap from branch to branch on the slope of the Great Rift escarpment, elephants stand in the shade of the baobab; and in the acacia woodland, lions lie draped along the branches of the umbrella trees.
Overnight at FANAKA LODGE
Day 6: Lake Manyara – Arusha, Tanzania
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha where the tour ends and extension to Zanzibar Holiday for leisure at the beach, You will be transferred to the airport for your domestic flight to Zanzibar, B,L.
Day 7: Arrive Zanzibar Airport
Arrive at Zanzibar Airport / Harbour and transfer to Stone Town Hotel for check – in at 2:30pm, have a tip to prison island, tour a home of giant tortoises. Flanged by an amazing beach of reef sanctuary, the island is ideal for swimming, snorkeling and beach relaxation return to stone town at 5:30pm for dinner and overnight Dhow Inn
Day 8: Stone Town Tour
After breakfast, stone town tour takes around the historical culture and architectural important town of Zanzibar with a century history.
It includes a visit to former slave market site, now stands as Anglican church built in 1871, town market, visit the Zanzibar Memorial Museum, House of Wonder built in 1883 (Beit – Al-Ajab), old Arab Fort, Palace Museum, Old Indian Dispensary (cultural center) at 2:00pm transfer to North or East coast hotel via Maruhubi Palace ruins, Living Stone House and to the spice and botanical tour on this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, fruits and another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour and visit to Kidichi bath built in 1850 by the first Sultan for his wife Sheharzad (granddaughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia), dinner and overnight at your hotel Dhow Inn
Day 9: Full day beach relax at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Beach Holiday Zanzibar
Relax, swim and sunbathe on the beaches of the North Coast or at the hotels own swimming pool. The hotels offers daily boat trips for sunset cruises, water sports and activities such as snorkelling and diving. Furthermore you can take long walks on the beach, go bicycling, and much more. One of the days we will bring you to Mnemba Island for snorkeling at Zanzibar’s most famous coral reef – where you will see tropical marine fish of many different varieties.
Overnight at Zanzibar Ocean Blue
Day 11: Departure
Departure transfer to Zanzibar Airport
All meals as per itinerary
Pick up from airport
Park entries if any
Hotel in Zanzibar
Domestic flight from Arusha to Zanzibar
Stone town tour
Bottle of water
Accommodation in Camping/hotel/Tented camps
Transport to and back to airport
English speaking Driver guide
International air ticket
Balloon safari in Maasai Mara (USD$475) per ride
Samburu village visit (15-20USD)
Maasai village visit. (15_20USD)