11 Day Safari and Zanzibar
Experience the 11 day safari and Zanzibar beach highlights with a combination of a private Tanzania safari and a cultural beach holiday in Zanzibar with our special offer package.
This affordable11 Day Safari and Zanzibar beach vacation safari combines northern Tanzania’s wildlife experience with the culture of Zanzibar’s Stone Town and its fantastic beaches. Visit Tanzania’s most famous National Parks for 7 days, including: Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the amazing Serengeti. Relax in your beach hotel after a flight from the Serengeti to Zanzibar, and explore endless paradise beaches. The package starts in Arusha and ends in Zanzibar.
This itinerary starts at Kilimanjaro Airport, and ends at Zanzibar airport
Day 1: ARRIVAL
You will be met at the airport by your driver/guide and our representative. We will take you to your hotel in Arusha for a free day of leisure, with your safari starting the next day.
Overnight at Rivertrees Country Inn or Lake Duluti Lodge. All meals are included.
Day 2: Tarangire
Your safari starts with the drive to Tarangire, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife in this park, including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephant. You will have a half day game drive in the park.
Overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp or Kikoti Tented Camp. All meals included.
Day 3: Lake Manyara
After breakfast we depart for Lake Manyara. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many game animals such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo and more.
Overnight at Manyara Serena Lodge or Escarpment Luxury Lodge. All meals included.
Day 4: Ngorongoro
In the morning you will be driven to the Ngorongoro Crater. Upon arrival at Ngorongoro, you will descend into the crater for a game drive on the crater floor. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species.
Your driver/guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals.
Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or a lodge at Karatu. All meals included.
Day 5: Serengeti
After breakfast you will start on your journey to the Serengeti National Park. A picnic lunch will be provided. After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rocky outcropping) in the Serengeti, you will continue further into the park and go on a thrilling game drive.
Overnight in the Serengeti at Mapito Tented Camp. All meals included.
Day 6: Serengeti
A full day of game driving around the Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and the location of the great migration herds, you may see huge numbers of wildebeest, and big cats, hyenas and other predators near to them – looking to hunt an easy meal. All year round you can see elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species of animals.
As in Ngorongoro, your driver/guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will be skilful as ever when locating hidden animals.
Overnight at Mapito Tented Camp. All meals included.
Day 7: Zanzibar
In the morning we bring you to the Seronera airstrip, for your direct flight from the Serengeti to Zanzibar (short stopover in Arusha). Transfer to the boutique beach hotel The Zanzibari (upgradeable to 5 Star Hotel, see supplements on the right menu). Breakfast and Dinner are included.
(Note: if you want to stay at a 5 star hotel, we recommend the Ocean Paradise Resort).
Days 8 -11: Zanzibar
Relax and enjoy the endless beaches of Zanzibar whilst staying in your beachside hotel. There are a wide range of water sport activities you can participate in, such as snorkeling, scuba diving, boat trips and more.
Breakfast and Dinner are included.
Day 12: Zanzibar
After breakfast you will be transfered to Stone Town. En-route you will do the famous Zanzibar Spice Tour: We have developed a special Spice Tour with lots of in-depth information not only about spices, but also about the organically grown herbs, and will provide an educational background of their traditional uses in medicine, cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite you for an opulent lunch at special spice restaurant – where you can taste the spices and fruits you saw on the tour.
Overnight at Maru Hotel or Kisiwa House or Tembo Hotel. Breakfast and lunch included.
Day 13: Zanzibar
Today we will show you Stone Town on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace), Dr Livingston’s House and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!
Alternatively you can do a boat tour to Prison Island, the Safari Blue trip, or a private island trip (for details click here: full day, extra costs).
Overnight at Maru Hotel or Kisiwa House or Tembo Hotel. Breakfast included.
Day 14: DEPARTURE
Departure to airport for your flight back home or extension of your holiday.
In the Serengeti you have the opportunity to go on an unforgettable balloon ride!
This safari is also available as a camping safari.
11 Day Safari and Zanzibar.
Transport 4WD with pop up roof
Accommodations full board whilst in safari in Tents/Lodge
Air port transfer pick up and drop off if applicable
Mineral water all days in Safari.
All things of personal nature
Tips and gratitude’s for Driver Guide, cook, porters in Hotel/ Lodges
Visas and air port Taxes
International air flight ticket departure taxes