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ULTIMATE TANZANIA

SAFARI AND ISLAND PARADISE 

TOUR OVERVIEW
14 days
       
Arusha, Tanzania to Zanzibar
Fully Accommodated - Semi Luxury
               
Safari Vehicle, Boat, Flight
              
13 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 7 Dinners

Tanzania Offers a True Safari and Island Paradise.

 

After a Week of Safari in The World Acclaimed Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, Step Off a Flight into The Zanzibar Archipelago Where Africa Meets Arabia. 

The Ultimate Tanzania Tour Combines Some of Africa’s Iconic National Parks With Africa’s Most Authentic Island Experiences.

 

FROM USD 3,895

TOUR SCHEDULE

DAY 1 - ARUSHA


Your AfriVenture begins!

Once you set foot in Tanzania, we will be there to welcome you at either Arusha or Kilimanjaro airport where we will transfer you to your lodge in Arusha town.

Depending on your time of arrival, you are welcome to explore Arusha, or otherwise simply relax before the upcoming adventure.

This evening you will enjoy a welcome dinner and be introduced to your AfriVenture guide.

Included Highlights:

  • Arusha
  • Welcome Dinner and Guide Introduction

Accommodation: Karama Lodge or Similar

Meals Included: Dinner




DAY 2 - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK


Today we set off on our first safari. We will head straight for Tanzania’s home of the giants, Tarangire National Park. The park is well known for its large elephant population and the thousand-year-old Baobab trees.

We will enjoy an extensive safari looking for large herds of elephants and other animals that inhabit this beautiful park. After our safari, we will arrive back at the lodge, where we will enjoy a sunset and dinner overlooking the wilderness.

Included Highlights:

  • Tarangire National Park Safari

Accommodation: Sangaiwe Tented Lodge or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner




​DAY 3 - MASAAI VISIT AND MTO WA MBU


This morning, we will make our way towards the cultural village of Mto Wa Mbu. This region is known for its massive diversity of tribes that reside in this single village.

Once in Mto Wa Mbu, we will jump onto Tuk Tuks for a ride into a local Masaai Village where we will learn about the age-old Masaai traditions and their fascinating ways of life.

We will then enjoy a local Tanzanian lunch where we can try some of Tanzania's local delicacies.

Tonight’s accomodation will be in a well-situated lodge alongside Lake Manyara National Park.

Included Highlights:

  • Mto Wa Mbu Cultural Town
  • Masaai Village Tuk Tuk Tour
  • Local Lunch Experience

Accommodation: Manyara Safari Wildlife Camp or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner




DAY 4 - LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK


Today we will enjoy a safari in the highly diverse Lake Manyara National Park. The beautiful rift valley park is known for its flamingo filled soda lake as well as the elusive tree climbing lions.

Today’s adventure will start with a walking safari - the perfect way to get up close and personal with Africa’s wildlife. You will be guided by a qualified ranger learning about tracks, signs, birds, trees and the occassional sigthing of one of the Big 5 as a bonus.

After our morning walking safari, we will enjoy brunch before jumping onto our safari vehicle, in search of the elusive tree climbing lions.

Today’s lodging will be in the rolling hills of Karatu.

Included Highlights:
  • Lake Manyara Walking Safari
  • Lake Manyara Safari Drive
Accommodation: Bougainvillea Safari Lodge or Similar Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner




DAY 5 - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK


Today we head towards the vast expanse of the Serengeti National Park.

This endless savannah hosts the world’s largest concentration of plains game, as well as the world's largest population of lion.

Home to the 'Big 5' and the famous Wildebeest Migration, you are sure to have a memorable next few days of safari!

Your AfriVenture guide will be taking you far and wide, exploring different regions of this huge expanse. The Serengeti is a photographer’s dream and we will make sure to get you into the best places to take the perfect shot.

Tonight, we will sleep in the heart of the Serengeti, listening to the sounds of lions and hyaenas coming out to ‘play’!

Included Highlights:

  • Full Day Serengeti Safari

Accommodation: Serengeti Tortilis or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner




DAY 6 - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK


Safari Safari!

Today we will embark on a full day safari exploring further into the Serengeti.

Your AfriVenture guide will make sure to search for animals you are interested in and whether it be the Big 5, the migration, other mammals or birds, they will be taking you into the right areas to find what you desire.

A safari like today will undoubtedly leave you with feelings of untamed Africa at its best.

Tonight, to top off our Serengeti experience, we will enjoy a bush dinner as we listen to the Africa’s nocturnal animals come to life.

Included Highlights:

  • Full Day Serengeti Safari
  • Serengeti Candlelight Bush Dinner

Accommodation: Serengeti Tortilis or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner




DAY 7 - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK


Today we will enjoy another safari in the Serengeti before heading to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

The lodge for the evening is in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, perfectly situated for the next days safari into the world renowned Ngorongoro Crater.

Included Highlights:

  • Serengeti Safari
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Tortilis or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner




DAY 8 - NGORONGORO CRATER


After an early breakfast, we will descend into the extraordinary world heritage site - The Ngorongoro Crater.

The crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world. Its 610-meter-deep natural amphitheatre is host to an astonishing array of wildlife offering a high probability of spotting lions, buffalo, elephant, rhino, hyaena and many other highly sought-after mammals.

After a true once in a lifetime safari experience, we will continue our journey towards Arusha or Kilimanjaro International Airport.

You will then say goodbye to your AfriVenture safari guide before heading off to the idyllic waters of Zanzibar. A short flight later and you will land in tropical paradise.

Please note that for the Zanzibar portion of the trip, you will not have a personal guide. All your accomodation, activities, transfers, have been pre-arranged, and all details will be provided.

From the airport, you will be transferred to the cultural capital of Zanzibar, Stone Town.

Depending on the time of arrival, you are welcome to enjoy a local restaurant and explore the narrow streets of the historic Stone Town.

Included Highlights:

  • Ngorongoro Crater Safari

  • Flight to Zanzibar Archipelago

  • Stone Town

Accommodation: Zanzibar Coffee House or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch




DAY 9 - ZANZIBAR - OCEAN BLUE SAFARI


Today you will jump straight into your first adventure and enjoy one of Zanzibar’s most fun day trip.

You will be transferred to the South Western corner of the island where you will jump onto traditional wooden dhows (old Arabic sailing boats) and explore the crystal clear Menai Bay.

On the full day excursion, you will be treated to snorkelling in pristine waters, relaxing on a tidal sandbank and swimming in a mangrove lagoon. This will be topped off with a delicious Swahili seafood barbecue and an exotic fruit tasting.

Drinks and snacks are included throughout the day.

After a rewarding day of adventures and feasting, you will be transfered back to Stone Town for another evening to explore and enjoy the narrow alleyways and sunset views.

Included Highlights:

  • Safari Blue Excursion

  • Sailing on A Traditional Wooden Dhow

  • Snorkelling in Menai Bay

  • Visit of a Powdery Sandbank

  • Swimming in a Mangrove Lagoon

  • Swahili Seafood Barbecue on The Beach

  • Exotic Fruit Tasting

  • Drinks and Snacks Provided Throughout the Day

Accommodation: Zanzibar Coffee House or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch




DAY 10 - ZANZIBAR - PAJE


Today you head inland for another amazing Zanzibar experience and one not to be missed!

A transfer will take you to the centre of the island, where you will be guided on an authentic spice tour. The spice tour involves all your senses allowing you to experience the country’s heritage of spices. The tour involves all types of surprises as well as a spice inspired lunch.

You will then be transferred to the East Coast of Zanzibar, in the small town of Paje, known for its very tidal, shallow and crystal-clear waters. Be prepared to kick up your feet and enjoy the peace of the East.

Included Highlights:

  • Immersive Spice Tour

  • Spice Inspired Lunch

  • Paje Beach

Accommodation: Mahali Zanzibar or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch




DAY 11 - ZANZIBAR - PAJE


Today, chill, kiteboard, swim or relax, Hakuna Matata (No Worries!)

An activity we highly recommend is renting a scooter and exploring the South Eastern part of the island on two wheels. Stop at the most Instagramed restaurant in East Africa, The Rock, or head for a sundowner at Kae Beach Bar, offering a perfect photo opportunity and relaxed vibe at sunset.

We can of course help you arrange this activity and give you some insider tips.

Included Highlights:

  • Free Day to Explore and/or Relax

Accommodation: Mahali Zanzibar or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast




DAY 12 - ZANZIBAR - NUNGWI


Today you leave the calm beaches of Paje and head to the North West of the Island.

You will be transfered through the centre of Zanzibar arriving at the bustling beach town of Nungwi. The area is lined with beautiful restaurants overhanging sharp cliffs and overlooking the most crystal-clear ocean one could imagine. Beaches are bustling with activity and there is always something to see and do. The beaches come alive every evening with African energy and local performances.

Nungwi is known for some of the best swimming beaches in Zanzibar. There are also many activities, from stand-up paddling, kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving, sunset cruises and so on.

Make sure to enjoy a sundowner at one of the West facing restaurants - perfect end to any day!

Included Highlights:

  • Paje Beach

  • Nungwi Beach

Accommodation: Z Hotels or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast




DAY 13 - ZANZIBAR - NUNGWI


Today you will enjoy another iconic Zanzibar adventure - Snorkelling at Mnemba Atoll.

You will embark on a scenic boat trip around the north of Zanzibar, straddling the beautiful coastline and offering beautiful views of the island.

Once in Mnemba Atoll, you will jump off boats and snorkel around the pristine reefs. You are guaranteed to be mesmerized by colourful reefs, fish and turtles.

If you are lucky, you may even encounter dolphins. Your guide will stop and allow you to swim amongst the pod - a once in a lifetime experience.

The afternoon is at your own leisure. Simply relax or take on one of the many beach activities.

Included Highlights:

  • Mnemba Atoll Snorkelling and Dolphin Safari

  • Nungwi Beach

Accommodation: Z Hotels or Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast




DAY 14 - ZANZIBAR - STONE TOWN


After a true once in a lifetime safari and island experience, you will continue your journey towards Stone Town.

If you are flying out today, we will transfer you from the lodge to Zanzibar International Airport.

If you would like to have any additional services to the above itinerary, let us know and we will be happy to help in this regard.

Included Highlights:

  • Nungwi Beach

  • Transfer to Stone Town

Meals Included: Breakfast





INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS
✔️  Arusha
✔️  Tarangire National Park Safari
✔️  Traditional Tanzanian Lunch Experience
✔️  Masaai Village Visit
✔️  Tuk Tuk Ride in Cultural Town Mto Wa Mbu
✔️  Walking Safari in Lake Manyara
✔️  Lake Manyara National Park Safari
✔️  Serengeti National Park Multi Day Safari
✔️  Serengeti Candlelight Bush Dinner
✔️  Ngorongoro Crater Safari
✔️  Local Flight to Zanzibar
✔️  Zanzibar Full Island Experience
✔️  Historic Stone Town
✔️  Safari Blue – Full Day Island Dhow Trip
✔️  Beach Barbecue and Exotic Fruit Tasting
✔️  Snorkelling in Menai Bay
✔️  Local Spice Tour
✔️  Paje Beach
✔️  Nungwi Beach
✔️  Mnemba Snorkelling
AFRIVENTURE

Cape Town, South Africa

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