12 Days Adventure safari and Zanzibar
This 12 Days with Tanz-Africa Adventures is bush to beach safaris itinerary that is ideal for families, friends and tourists who would like to experience the Adventure and great Wildlife including the big 5 and wonderful scenery of Africa Nature as well as enjoy and relaxation in white sand beach in Zanzibar Island.
This trip will cover the whole distance to the famous, Ngorongoro Crater Tarangire national Park and Manyara National Park and also Lake Eyasi home for ‘Hadzabe’ (hunter-gatherer Bushmen). This made you to explore the Hidden Treasure of Tanzania and beauty of Africa.
The Itinerary can be Converted depending on customer needs.
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA
Arrive in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro International airport where you will meet with Tanz-Africa Adventures guide. Then transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight Hotel/lodges, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 2: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After your breakfast, you will take one hour’s drive to Lake Manyara National Parks for full game viewing, then dinner and overnight at lodges/ camps, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
‘’The park is famous for its tree-climbing lions and the vast elephant herds and large flock of aquatic migratory birds, more than 400 species of birds can be sported, as well as a unique features such as hot spring which is well known as majimoto’’
DAY 3: LAKE EYASI
After early cup of coffee, proceeds drive with to the Bushmen ‘Hadzabe’ area with packed breakfast, in these areas you will get the experience to the extraordinary people who belong to an indigenous tribe known as the ‘Hadzabe’ (hunter-gatherer Bushmen) by participate with them in local hunting with bow arrow as well as engage breakfast with them.
After breakfast, the next step is tour to experience the Nilotic-speaking Datoga tribe who deals with animal keeping and iron smith.
‘’You will having opportunity to participate in local activities around their villages include iron meting and grind maize by using stone and many other activities’’ Then drive back to the lodge for hot lunch, dinner and overnight at the lodges/camps, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 4: NGORONGORO CRATER
After early breakfast and check out from the lodge/ camps, next stop is ngorongoro crater where you will enjoy the crater game driving with picnic lunchboxes, while en route you will able to visits traditional maasai Boma (maasai village) later evening proceeding to for dinner and overnight at lodges/ camps, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
‘’The Ngorongoro Conservation Area boasts the finest blend of landscapes, wildlife, people and archaeological sites in Africa. Often called “the African Eden”. The Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site, is nestled in a range of extinct volcanoes which rise to heights of more than 3,500 meters (11,483 feet). It is the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world – 19.2 km (12 miles) in diameter, 610 m (2,000feet) deep and 304 sq. km (117 sq. miles) in area. The areas are very famous for sporting black rhino and rare species of black manned lions’’
DAY 5: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast, proceed to the Serengeti National Park. While en-route you will make a quick stop at the Ngorongoro crater view point. Then drive to the lodges/camps for dinner and overnight, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 6: FULL DAY OF GAME DRIVES IN THE SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast at the camp/lodges, precede full game drive with picnic lunch boxes and then drive back for dinner and overnight at lodges /camps, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
‘’The serengeti is the home of the Great Migration of wildebeests, which stand as an icon of the park, This great Migration include millions of Wildebeest, zebras and Gazelles’’
The Seronera which is the central Serengeti is the area for excellent wildlife viewing. you can see predators waiting for the animal to come for drinking and wallowing and this can make you a vivid experience of how predators kills and prepare their food.
DAY 7: FULL DAY OF GAME DRIVE
After breakfast at the lodge/camp, you will have an option to proceed with game drive or balloon safaris and having an opportunity to see the Serengeti from a unique perspective.
For balloon safaris
‘’Early morning pick up (5.00am) for balloon safaris, then after balloon rides enjoy champagne and bush breakfast which normally ends at 10am. Thereafter you will able to meet with your guide and proceed for game driving, late afternoon drive back to the lodge/camps for dinner and overnight’’ according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
Note: This activity will involve additional cost ($547 per person)
DAY 8: FLIGHT ARUSHA – ZANZIBAR
After a leisurely breakfast we will take you back to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar
On arrival to Zanzibar Airport meet and greet with our guide then Transfer to beach hotel/Resort/Lodge, enjoy and relax while waiting for dinner and Overnight, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 9: BEACH RELAXACTION ZANZIBAR
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel/Resort/Lodge, enjoy the beach activities on your own choice.
Zanzibar’s brilliant white beaches lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean provide the perfect place to relax soak up the sun and take a break from some busy sightseeing.
Enjoy dinner and Overnight at Hotel/Resort/lodges, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 10: TOUR TO DOLPHINE
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel/Resort/Lodge, drive to Kizimkazi for Dolphin Tour
This is a morning excursion, the main attraction of the Dolphin Tour Zanzibar being able to swim close to the dolphins, actually it’s swimming with the dolphins. Being very social themselves you can even get to play with them.
Enjoy dinner and overnight at hotel/Resort/Lodge, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 11: TOUR STONETOWN & SPICE TOUR
After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Stone Town. First you will visit the Spice Plantations at Kidichi for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine, cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at the ‘Spice Restaurant’, where you can taste the spices and fruits.
In the afternoon we will show you to 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) 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! Transfer back to your beach lodge.
Enjoy dinner and Overnight at hotel/Resort/Lodge, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 12: DEPARTURES
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel/Resort/Lodge, and depending on your departure schedule we transfer you to the Airport to take a flight back home with fond memories of your honeymoon Safari in Tanzania.
The Itinerary can be Converted depending on customer needs.
- Accommodation and Meals as stipulated in the itinerary
- Complimentary mineral water x1.5 liters per person in the safari vehicle
- 4×4 game viewing vehicles plus driver guide (window seat guaranteed)
- Unlimited game drives
- Emergency Evacuation Cover
- All transfers and activities as mentioned above
- Park fee, Conservation fees and Community Development Fees
- External flights (Arusha to Zanzibar)
- All price is under VAT
The price of your safari does not include:
- International flights
- Entry visa fees
- Tips or Gratuities for the safari guide and hotel/ camp staff
- Personal expenses such as beverages and laundry.
- Telephones, e-mail and fax bills
Personal and travel insurance (extremely important)