Project Description

This journey combines an exhilarating Big 5 Safari through Tanzania Northern Parks, with a rejuvenating Indian ocean beach stay.

Experience a thrilling game viewing From Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park, passing through Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Unwind after your safari on a beautiful Zanzibar Island beach where you can dive and snorkel in the crystal-clear water of the Indian Ocean.

Summary of you trip

  • 1 Night in Arusha | Tanzania
  • 2 Nights in Ngorongoro Conservation Area | Tanzania
  • 4 Nights in Serengeti National Park | Tanzania
  • 3 Nights in Zanzibar Beach | Tanzania

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Arusha

You will be met by our representative at Kilimanjaro airport and transferred to Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha.  On arrival complete check in procedures, settle in your room, relax and get used to the African atmosphere.

Enjoy a lazy afternoon to yourself.

Meal Plan: Dinner

Day 2: Arusha to Ngorongoro via Lake Manyara national park

This morning after breakfast at the hotel we head towards Lake Manyara for a day game drive in  Lake Manyara National Park in search of big games such as darkly coloured giraffes, buffalo, and wallowing hippo, enjoying spectacular views of thousands of flamingos in and around the lake and exploring the woodlands for the famous tree climbing lions. Enjoy picnic lunch in the park surrounded by the magnificent natural scenery of this small but beautiful park.

Continue with the afternoon game drive and in the late afternoon drive to The Highlands Camp set in the Ngorongoro Highlands, a gem

Inspired by the shape of the traditional Maasai homes (called bomas).

Enjoy dinner at the lodge.

Meal Plan: Dinner

Day 3 Full Day Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Today an early start takes you to the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, arguably one of the locations to see in Africa – a world-renowned conservation area and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The large volcanic caldera, which stands at 2236m above sea level and spans an area of 259 square kilometres, teems with wildlife and is considered to be one of the Wonders of the Natural World, providing a unique opportunity to see world class game viewing in a spectacular setting. Dotted with watering holes that attract a diverse variety of game, the bottom of the crater is home to more than 30 000 animals including the big five. This wildlife is enclosed and protected by the slopes of the volcano. This is the best place to see the endangered black rhino (less than 1000 black rhinos are left in the wild in the world). The crater teems with zebras, buffaloes, lions, wildebeest, warthogs, baboons, elephants, flamingos, ostriches, hippos, cheetahs

You will spend the day exploring this spectacular area, soaking up the breath-taking natural scenery and experiencing the incredible array of fauna and flora that reside within it.

Overnight and Dinner at The Highlands Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4: Serengeti National Park (Central)

After breakfast drive to Serengeti national park for game drive with picnic lunch. Known as the mecca of national parks, Serengeti is one of Africa’s most iconic safari destinations and is famed for its prolific wildlife and the great Wildebeest migration. It is the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world because it has the largest concentration of big mammals in the world. Here you will encounter a mind-boggling array of wildlife. Among other leopards, cheetahs, elephants, prides of lions, impalas, giraffes, hippos, warthogs, lots of birds and many more. In the late afternoon drive to Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp, a wildlife haven set on one of the most idyllic spots in Central Serengeti: Makona Hills. Its location is perfect for witnessing the Great Migration, as herds of wildebeest pass through the surrounding plains. This is your location for the next 2 days. Enjoy Great Game Drives, walking Safaris, Hot Air balloon safaris, birdwatching.

Enjoy dinner at the Camp

Meal Plan: Dinner

Day 5 Full Day Serengeti Central

A full day game drive to explore the Serengeti ecosystem; encounter lions, elephants, wildebeests and other fascinating wildlife roaming free in their natural habitat, overnight at Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp

Enjoy Dinner at the lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Serengeti National Park (North)

This morning after breakfast drive to Lemala Kuria hills in search of more big 5. This Lodge is remotely located in the Wogakuria Hills of the Northern Serengeti and a mere stone throw’s away from the mighty Mara River, on the Tanzanian side. Witness the great migration with thousands of wildebeest and other gazelles try to cross the Mara river from July to October, while crocodiles await patiently to attack them.

Overnight at Lemala Kuria hills

Meal Plan: Full Board

 

 

Day 7: Full Day Serengeti National park (North)

Rise early and enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in North Serengeti along the Mara river, explore the great migration crossing the Mara river.

Overnight at Lemala Kuria hills

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 8 Serengeti National Park – Arusha – Zanzibar

This morning it is time to wave farewell to the bush as you are being transferred to the airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar via Arusha.

On arrival at the airport you will be met – enjoy a short Stone Town tour before being transferred to The Palms Zanzibar which offers one of the world’s finest white-sand beach. Located on the peaceful south eastern coast of the island, lying on an untouched beach, “The Palms” is the ultimate getaway retreat providing a stunning recluse for the discerning traveller. With only 6 villas, expect personal service and attention to details.

Your stay includes all meals.

Day 9 – 10 Zanzibar Beach

Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear water of the Indian Ocean, sip a freshy cut coconut from the beach hotel palm trees, indulge in a massage, or embark on the variety of water activities on offer at the lodge such as diving, snorkelling…. , experience the warm, genuine Swahili hospitality.

Overnight at The Palms

Day 11 Fly Home

This morning your luxury bush and beach journey comes to an end. Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport to connect with your onwards flight home

Rates Per Person

Rxxxxper night
  • Feature 1
  • All meals and accommodations on an all-inclusive basis
  • A very high-quality safari vehicle with WiFi (new vehicle guaranteed)
  • A highly skilled/experienced guide
  • Drinks during the entire safari
  • All park fees for all the national parks
  • Unlimited game drives
  • Flight from Serengeti to Zanzibar
  • All transfers in the mainland and Zanzibar
  • Stone town tour
  • AMREF Flying doctor’s emergence rescue
  • International flights
  • Items of a Personal Nature
  • Tips and any other things not mentioned above