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Tanzania & Zanzibar Deluxe, 12-Days

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Tanzania & Zanzibar Deluxe, 12-Days

Tanzania (Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara) Zanzibar (Stone Town & Spice Tour, Dhow Sunset Cruise)

Tour Tanzania's wonderful collection of national parks, then cap off your trip with a visit to the luxurious, white sand beaches of the island of Zanzibar. See the famed Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, "Africa's Garden of Eden.

Day 1 Arusha, Tanzania

Arrive in Arusha; meet assist and transfer to your hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Overnight at Mountain Village Lodge or Similar

Day 2 Arusha-Tarangire National Park

After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park, an open landscape with the most magnificent views at approximately 1100m above sea level. Arrive in time for lunch ad evening game drive.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge or Similar

Day 3 Tarangire National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive in time for lunch, followed by a descent into the crater 600m below ground. This area is known for its abundance of wildlife “Africa’s Garden of Eden”. Though only 10 miles across, the Crater is home to  every  African mammal imaginable – huge bull elephants, black rhinos, herds of buffalo, wildebeest , gazelle, hippos, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, warthogs, zebras, baboons and  monkeys.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Similar

Day 4 Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti National Park

Early morning game drive along The Crater floor; after breakfast drive to Serengeti National Park Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Serengeti National Park is famous for the annual wildebeest migration along with its collection of wild animals such as Elephants, Buffalo, Cheetahs, Zebra, and Gazelle to name a few. En Route stop at the historic site of Olduvai Gorge (The Cradle of Mankind) where the world famous archeologist, Dr Leakey, discovered the remains of early man. Arrive at Serengeti National Park in time for lunch; enjoy your afternoon at leisure and after dinner go on an evening game drive.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Similar

Day 5 Serengeti National Park

Full day at Serengeti National Park, with early morning and evening game drives, in search of  ‘The Big Five’ – Lion, Leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephants  plus large herds of zebra, wildebeest, and thousands upon thousands of eland, impala and Grant’s gazelle. In the evening we return to the lodge for dinner, relax and discuss the experiences of the day’s events.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Similar

Day 6 Serengeti National Park – Lake Manyara

After breakfast drive through the Serengeti plains to Lake Manyara National Park Lake located along the Great Rift Valley escarpment and the shallow alkaline lake. Lake Manyara National Park is popular for its tree-climbing lions, and a wide variety of birds such as the red-billed quelea, pelicans, cormorants and thousands of flamingos.

Arrive in time for lunch; evening game drive.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Sopa Lodge or Similar

Day 7 Lake Manyara – Arusha – Zanzibar

Early morning game drive at Lake Manyara National Park, after lunch drive to Arusha arrive in time for you transfer to the airport for your flight to Zanzibar, meet assist and transfer to the hotel.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Hurumzi 236 or Similar

Day 8 Zanzibar – Stone Town & Spice Tour

After breakfast go on a guided Tour of Stone Town and a Spice Tour; see a spice plantation and the process involved in harvesting the spices.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Hurumzi 236 or Similar

Day 9 – 10, Zanzibar

Day at leisure or relax on the white sand beaches of Zanzibar; optional tours will include:

  • A dolphin watching tour, swim with hundreds of spinner & bottle – nose dolphins playing off Kizimkazi beach
  • Drive to the jozani forest in search of red Colobus Monkeys
  • Visit Zala Park to learn how local people have come together to protect the environment

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Hurumzi 236 or Similar

Day 11 Zanzibar – Dhow Sunset Cruise

Relax on the White Sand Beaches of Zanzibar; this evening take a Dhow Cruise out in the Indian Ocean; enjoy the wonderful sunset beyond the horizon as it makes the sky a canvas of different colors.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hurumzi 236 or Similar

Day 12 Zanzibar- Depart

Day at leisure. In the evening transfer to the airport for onward flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival at the airport in Africa
  • Accommodations in the lodges, camps and hotels listed in the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Experienced  Tanzanian  Guide
  • A guaranteed window seat in a specially outfitted safari vehicle
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Bottled water on safari
  • Luggage handling

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Tips and gratuities to hotel; lodges, camp staff and driver-guide
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