12-Day Wildlife Adventures & Zanzibar Beach Holiday - 12 Days

12-Day Wildlife Adventures & Zanzibar Beach Holiday
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Trip plan this is a wildlife safari based on 3 meals a day that can be accommodated at Lodges or Camping inside or outside the National Parks. These parks are located on the doorway to the Northern circuit National Parks of Tanzania, 120km Tarangire, 130km to Lake Manyara, 190km to Ngorongoro and 320km to Serengeti from Arusha town. All these parks are the home to small and large animals including birds and reptiles, also inside the parks.

  • You'll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1
Depart from Arusha to Tarangire NP

Our driver and guide will meet and greet the clients at Arusha or kilimanjaro airport and then start safari from kilimanjaro to Tarangire NP, half day game drive, Tarangire is very famous fr its large no and groups of Elephants, Giraffe, and other animals as well, later depart the park to the lodge, Nsya lodge for dinner and over night.

Main Destination:

Tarangire National Park

Best Time to Visit June to October (Animals come to the river)

High Season June to October (The park is full of tourists)

Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Accommodation:

Nsya Lodge

• Mid-range tented camp located just outside Tarangire NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2
Tarangire to lake manyara NP

After breakfast depart Tarangire National Park. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park, and home to tree-climbing lion, colorful birds, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo and others. Dinner and Over night at Manyara Wildlife Safari lodge for full board accommodation ( Breakfast/lunch /Dinner ).

Main Destination:

Lake Manyara National Park

Best Time to Visit June to September (easier to spot animals)

High Season July to March (Northern section gets crowded)

Best Weather June to October (few showers of rain)

Accommodation:

Eileens Trees Inn

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Lake Manyara NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3
Depart Lake Manyara -Lake Eyasi -Karatu

Today early in the morning around 0600 or 0700 you will drive to Lake Eyasi with lunch box (en rooted game drive), to see hunting around Village. Lake Eyasi is a soda lake located at the southwest corner of Ngorongoro Crater in the conservation area highlands. The lake is around 1050 km2 (400 square miles) and is 1040 m (3400 feet) above sea level.

The Hadzabe Bushmen live in this region, as do the Datoga and Mbulu tribes. A visit with the Bushmen is worthwhile and they will graciously show you where and how they live and hunt. They subsist entirely off the bush and by bow hunting. Everything they use is made from local materials, including their bows which are strung with giraffe tendon and their arrows which are coated in lethal poison. Their language resembles that of Kalahari Bushmen tribe (who were featured in the 1980 film ‘The Gods Must Be Crazy’) with clicking noises used. Later back to Eileen Inn Lodge karatu for dinner and accommodation.

Main Destination:

Karatu

Accommodation:

Eileens Trees Inn

• Mid-range lodge located in or near Karatu

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4
Depart Karatu - Serengeti

In the morning after breakfast depart with picnic lunches for full day game drive/ viewing over the Serengeti plains. The Serengeti is famous for its wildebeest’s migration crossing Grumeti and Mara rivers (June-August). 2.5 million Wildebeest driven by the same ancient rhythms follow their instincts on the inescapable cycle of life which includes a frenzied territorial conquest, mating, and survival of the fittest. They form a 25 mile (40km) long column, plunge through crocodile infested waters on their annual exodus north and replenish their species during a brief population explosion that produce more than 300,000 calves over a 3 week period (October-December) following their 1,200 mile (2,000 km)

After game drive, depart to Mapito Tented Camp for full board accommodation.

Main Destination:

Serengeti National Park

Best Time to Visit June to February (Areas are best at different times)

High Season July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)

Best Weather June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Accommodation:

Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp

• Luxury tented camp located inside Serengeti NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5
Heritage Luxury tented camp

Today after breakfast you will drive to Serengeti for a full day drive to the Park, And you will have time to search for Wildebeest Migration location; Serengeti National Park, Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th worldwide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle. Can also expect to see lions, elephants, and many birds and other species.

after the game drive transfer the clients to Serengeti Heritage luxury Tented Camp for full board accommodation.

Main Destination:

Serengeti National Park

Accommodation:

Heritage Luxury Tented Camp

• Luxury tented camp located inside Serengeti NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6
Depart Serengeti- Ngorongoro crater

After breakfast departs for game drive inside the crater, here you will get time to explore the big five and few bird species. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the greatest natural spectacles on earth. Its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthrall visitors. The crater is just a small part of the Ngorongoro Conservation area which offers a whole range of attractions for adventurous travelers.

Two main geological rifts run through the area. Volcanoes in the Ngorongoro highlands were formed 3 million years ago. One of these, Oldonyo Lengai (mountain of God), is still active. Over millennia, the ash and dust from each eruption has been carried by the winds to form the fertile soils of the Serengeti plains, providing its fertile soils. There are up to 30,000 animals in Ngorongoro crater at any one time including the Big Five (rhino, elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard) and most of the other located in the Serengeti including giraffes.

Accommodation at Eileens Trees Inn, Karatu.

Main Destination:

Ngorongoro Crater

Best Time to Visit June to September (General wildlife viewing is best)

High Season Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)

Best Weather June to October (Rainfall is little to none)

Accommodation:

Eileens Trees Inn

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Ngorongoro

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7
Ngorongoro -zanzibar

Today after early breakfast you be transferred to Arusha airport to catch flight to Zanzibar, the flight takes 1 hour 20 minutes or fly from Arusha airport by Coastal flight arrival time 1420 on znz our driver will pick you and transfer to Tembo Hotel for BB- bed and breakfast only this day you will be in the hotel explore the beaut of this hotel located just as close to the sea and you could visit the beach of this hotel and enjoy the evening.

Main Destination:

Zanzibar Island (Beach)

Accommodation:

Tembo Hotel

• Mid-range hotel located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinks not included

Day 8
Tembo Hotel- Prison Island and Stone town Tour

After breakfast, you will visit the prison Island for 3 hours and back to Tembo hotel.

Around 1400 or 1500 our guide will pick you from the hotel and start stone town tour for 4 hours, here you will have time to see the historical buildings and places where the the slave were taken and the very old church and moisks. The market of znz is so well known for its souvenir. Later you will return back to the hotel.

Main Destination:

Zanzibar Island (Beach)

Accommodation:

Tembo Hotel

• Mid-range hotel located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinks not included

Day 9
Depart Tembo Hotel - Nungwi - Uroabay beach resort

After breakfast our driver will pick you from the Tembo hotel and tranfer to Uroabay beach resort Nungwi – North coast of znz.

En route you will do spice tour or Jozani forest tour before arrival at the hotel.

Arrive in the hotel for over night on bed and breakfast.

Main Destination:

Zanzibar Island (Beach)

Accommodation:

Uroabay Beach Resort

• Mid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinks not included

Day 10
Relax at Uroabay beach resort

The resort have a good beach so the clients will make use of it and relax.

they depart for snorkeling tour but this can be arganized by the resort direct, incase the clients will choose not to stay on the beach to relax.

later over night for bed and breakfast only.

Main Destination:

Zanzibar Island (Beach)

Accommodation:

Uroabay Beach Resort

• Mid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinks not included

Day 11
Depart zanzibar - Dar es salaam

Depart Zanzibar by coastal flight back to Dar es salaam, coastal have several routes according to clients choices.

the flight time is 20 minutes from znz to Dar.

clients will arrive Dar es salaam, pick up from airport and transfer to Hotel slipway, located at Masaki only 30 minutes from airport to Hotel slipway.

Incase the clients will need to spend the more time, and arrive in Dar es salaam later in the evening, then we can book 1800 hours flight and arrive 1820 hours.

Main Destination:

Dar Es Salaam

Accommodation:

Hotel Slipway

• Mid-range hotel located in or near Dar es Salaam

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinks not included

Day 12
Depart from Hotel to Airport for your flight Back home

Today is the last day for this tour, pick up clients from Hotel and transfer to the airport.

time will be as advised during the time of the booking.

This is the end of this tour.

Main Destination:

Dar Es Salaam

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinks not included

Included

  • • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • • A professional driver/guide
  • • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All flights during the tour
  • • All Taxes/VAT
  • • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • • International flights (From/to home)
  • • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Rates Per Person

Solo 1 room 2 people 1 room 3 people 2 rooms 4 people 2 rooms 5 people 3 rooms 6 people 3 rooms 7+ people
Jan 1, '18 - Dec 31, '18 n/a* $3,500 $3,300 $3,300 $3,200 $3,000 Get Quote
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  • This tour is not available to solo travelers.
  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • This tour must be paid in US Dollars (USD).
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates. If so, your quote will reflect this.

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