This safari is the perfect description of an all-inclusive and diverse safari. This is because it covers both the wild and the beach giving you ample time at both destinations to maximize your experience. The safari starts off at the wild in different parks with different attractions and ends in Zanzibar in the relaxing beach atmosphere.
The package includes:
-Ground transport on safari in an open roof safari Land cruiser
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari
-Half board accommodation in Zanzibar
-Accommodation for 9 nights.
-All flights as per the itinerary
-All park entrance fees
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
-Arrival and departure transfers
-Bottled mineral water whilst on safari
The package excludes:-
– All personal travel insurance
– Personal travel insurance
– All personal expenses; e.g. laundry, telephones, beverages, tips,
– Any other extras not stated as included above
– Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara
Pick up from the airport and drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Have a game drive en route as we head to the hotel. After lunch head for an afternoon game drive in the park. The park is dotted with exotic trees such as the giant fig, baobab and mahogany and famous for lions that sprawl on trees. Dinner and overnight at a Lodge/camp.
Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti
After breakfast, depart for the Serengeti National Park arriving in time for lunch. After lunch relax around the hotel’s facilities after which we will head for a game drive in the park.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge/camp.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast we will begin our full day game drive in Serengeti National Park. This is the largest park in Tanzania covering more than 14,000 square kilometers. The park’s attractions include: The annual great wildebeest migration, the endless plains and the savannah vegetation, balloon safari and numerous birdlife and wildlife including Lion, African Elephant, African Leopard, cheetah, African Buffalo, hyena Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, topi, eland, water buck, baboon, African wild dog, impala and giraffe. The park also boasts about 500 bird species, including Kori bustard, ostrich, secretary bird, martial eagle, crowned crane, marabou stork, lovebirds and many species of vultures.
In the late afternoon, we will head back to your lodge for hot shower, dinner and overnight at the Lodge/camp.
Day 4: Serengeti-Ngorongoro
Begin the day with a morning game drive. Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After lunch you will be transferred to Ngorongoro conservation via Olduvai Gorge for a short visit of the museum. Dinner and overnight at a camp/Lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
After breakfast descend down to the crater floor for full day crater tour, with picnic lunches. It is best known for its different attractions which include alkaline lakes, forest, and different vegetation, hot springs, different kinds of wildlife and birdlife and its landscape. Among the common wildlife in the crater includes; lion, leopard, zebra, elephant, African buffalo, warthog, hyena, wild dogs, the rare black rhino, birds among others. Dinner and overnight at the camp/Lodge.
Day 6: Ngorongoro -Lake Eyasi-Arusha
After breakfast, drive to Lake Eyasi and visit the Hazabe Bush Men. On this day we interact with the Bushmen, who live in groups hunting with bow and arrows and gathering roots, tubers and wild fruits much as humankind lived in the Stone Age. We will get a first-hand view on their way of living. Evening drive to Arusha for dinner and overnight at a hotel.
Day 7: Arusha -Zanzibar
After breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred to the airport for a flight to Zanzibar. You will be met and transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 & Day 9: Zanzibar
These two days are dedicated to relaxing and unwinding after the long safaris. At a Beach Resort in Zanzibar, you will be welcomed by a blaze of colour as you sweep down the imposing driveway, saluted by the warm staff members on your arrival as you pass through the entrance gate and be captivated as you arrive in reception and look out over the resort and the blue sea and white sandy beach of Indian ocean. This destination is characterized by coconut palms swinging in the breeze, beautiful gardens, well designed rooms and a stunning swimming pool. Days spent sunbathing and relaxing at the beach hotel – Awaken to a tropical sea view as the light spills into your room. Spend quality time basking in the sun or exploring other sights and sounds on the mountains or coral reef islands.
Day 10: Depart
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.