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Safari and beach 14 days | From $2790

Tanzania safari and Zanzibar

Tanzania safari and Zanzibar, the best of both worlds. Experience the untamed wilderness of Tanzania's northern parks Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara and relax on the amazing beaches on Africa's own spice island, Zanzibar. After an intense week on safari spotting elephants and lions on the plains of serengeti you can unwind and enjoy the cooling breeze from the Indian Ocean on a magicla paradise beach in Zanzibar.

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Relax on the beach at Mnarani Beach Cottages on northern Zanzibar

Highlights of the journey

Serengeti

See a million migrating wildebeests on the endless plains of Serengeti

Ngorongoro Crater

See old elephant bulls with enormous tusks, rhinos and black maned lion's in Tanzania's own Garden of Eden

Engiresi Village

Meet real life Tanzania in Engiresi Village in the rolling foothills of Mount Meru

Zanzibar

Relax on the white beaches, sail a dhow, snorkel on coral reefs and wonder around the winding alleys of medieval Stone Town

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Lions right next to safari jeeps in Ngorongoro Crater

Price for this safari

 

  • $2 790 per person for a group of 6
  • $2 990 per person for a group of 4
  • $3 590 per person for a group of 2

All prices stated per adult sharing a double or twin room. For groups of 3 or 5 or larger groups or contact us for price. Discounts apply for

  • Children (under 12) sharing room with adult
  • Youths (12-15) 
  • Adults sharing triple room
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Close encounter with a curious cheetah cub in Serengeti

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met by African Tours & Safaris staff who will drive you to your hotel. After check in the rest of the day on your own. Overnight at Planet Lodge. Dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 2: Engiresi Village

Guided walk through Engiresi Village on the foot hills of Mt Meru. Your guide knows the area and the people very well and will tell you about life in a very genuine Tanzanian village.  Overnight at Planet Lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 3: Lake Manyara

8 a.m. pick up at Planet Lodge by your private safari guide. After a 2 – 2,5-hour drive on tarmac road you come to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara has more elephants per square kilometer than any park in Africa and you often see them right next to the jeep. Other animals commonly seen in the park are warthog, baboon, giraffe, buffalo, hippo, zebra, impala and may species of birds.  Overnight at Octagon Lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater

Early breakfast and then departure for Ngorongoro Crater. Drive down to the crater floor where you can spot elephant, rhino, lion, hyena, zebra, wildebeest, hippo and many other animals. You stop for picnic lunch inside the crater. In the afternoon you leave the crater and drive down on the plains of Serengeti. Arrive at your tented camp in the heart of Serengeti at dusk. Overnight at Nyati Migration Camp. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 5: Serengeti

You spend the entire day on the plains of Serengeti. Your expert guide will take youi to the best places to spot many animals such as for instance lion, hyena, jackal, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, impala, water buck, eland, kudu, hippo, crocodile, hartbeast, topi, dik dik, Thomson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, wildebeest, zebra, baboon, cerval and many more. Picnic in the park during the day. Overnight at Nyati Migration Camp. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 6: Serengeti

Another full day with safari in Serengeti with amazing animal sightings. Choose if you want to do a full day game drive with picnic lunches or if you want to do morning and afternoon game drives with hot lunch at the lodge. Overnight at Nyati Migration Camp. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 7: Serengeti to Arusha

This day you wake up before sunrise and go for a game drive at dawn, before brewkfast, hoping to see night active animals such as bush baby, striped, hyena and spring hare and maybe, with some luck, predators with a kill from the night’s hunt. After about two hours you go back to the lodge for breakfast and after breakfast you drive back to Arusha. Arrive back in Arusha late afternoon. Overnight at Planet Lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 8: Arusha to Zanzibar

2,5 hours before your flight we pick you up at your hotel for transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport. Flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival to Zanzibar Kisauni Airport our representative will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in northern Zanzibar. Overnight at Mnarani Beach Cottages. Breakfast and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 9: Zanzibar

Day at leisure on Zanzibar. Overnight at Mnarani Beach Cottages. Breakfast and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Spend your days on Zanzibar on the beach and by the pool or book day trips to explore more of this fascinating island. Day trips you can book with us include:

  • Guided tour of the historical capitol Stone Town
  • Spice Tour – see, taste and smell th eamazing flavours of Zanzibars spices
  • Snorkling on Mnemba Island
  • Prison Island with snorkling and turtoises
  • Nungwi Village tour
  • Jozani Forest tour
  • Safari Blue, a full day excursion including sailing, snorkling and eating on a natural sandbank 

If you want a great experience with no travel you can go across the street from your hotel and swim with sea turtles at Baraka Aquarium.

Day 10: Zanzibar

Day at leisure on Zanzibar. Overnight at Mnarani Beach Cottages. Breakfast and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

If you want to have lunch at a truly special place we recommend a half day trip to Michamvi peninsula with lunch at The Rock Zanzibar. The restaurant mis on it’s own little island. Truly like a fairytale. 

Day 11: Zanzibar

Day at leisure on Zanzibar. Overnight at Mnarani Beach Cottages. Breakfast and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 12: Zanzibar

Day at leisure on Zanzibar. Overnight at Mnarani Beach Cottages. Breakfast and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 13: Zanzibar

Day at leisure on Zanzibar. Overnight at Mnarani Beach Cottages. Breakfast and dinner is included. Cost for drinks for dinner not included. 

Day 14: Going home

3,5 hours before your flight home we pick you up at the hotel for transfer to the airport. We hope you have had an amazing time in Tanzania and wish you safe travels back home. Breakfast in included this day

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The Rock Zanzibar, a restaurant on it's own little island off Michamvi Peninsula on eastern Zanzibar

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Ngorongoro Crater is the best place in Tanzania to spot Rhinos

Included in the trip

Included in the price

  • 5 days safari in northern Tanzania with private jeep and private guide
  • SerengetiNgorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara
  • All park fees
  • 1 day guided culture walk in Engiresi Village on the slopes of Mount Meru, including village fees and picnic lunch
  • 3 nights at Arusha Planet Lodge including half board
  • 1 night at Octoagon Lodge including full board
  • 3 nights at Nyati Migration Camp including full board
  • 6 nights at Mnarani Beach Cottages, standard garden view double room, including half board
  • Return transfers between Kilimanjaro Airport and Arusha
  • Return transfers between Zanzibar Kisauni Airport and Mnarani Beach Cottages
  • All meals stipulated in the itinerary
  • Air evacuation insurance with Flying Doctors Tanzania. In the unlikely event of serious injury or illness during your safari you get picked up and flewn to hospital in Nairobi.
  • 24 h service by your personal guide 
  • 24 h emergency service via our office in Arusha

Not included in the price

  • International flight tickets
  • Flight ticket Kilimanjaro – Zanzibar (can be booked witha us from USD 175 per person) 
  • Visa for Tanzania
  • Cost for vaccinations
  • Tips
  • Laundry, Internet and other personal costs
  • Drinks for dinners and lunches eaten at hotels and safari camps
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Close up on a lioness taken in Serengeti National Park