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17 Days Classic Tanzania Safari and Beach

Tour Details

This Safari covers the highlights of Tanzania: It gives you an opportunity to experience migration in the Serengeti, the stunning Ngorongoro Crater and the wild and adventurous Selous National Park. There is no better way to end this safari than exploring the amazing beaches on Indian Ocean in Zanzibar.

Why you choose this package!

  • Game Drives
  • Serengeti Migration
  • Beach Holiday


Upon arrival at the International Airport of Kilimanjaro, you will be met by your Driver/Guide and be transferred to your accommodation for dinner and overnight. You will be based at Mount Meru Game Lodge in Arusha.

Day 2,Arusha - Lake Manyara

This morning after breakfast, we depart to Lake Manyara. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many game animals such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo and others.. Overnight at Serena Lodge at Lake Manyara

Day 3,Lake Manyara -Olduvai Gorge-Serengeti

After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park with picnic lunches. On the way you will stop at the Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries, contributing to the theory that human life originated in Africa. After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) in Serengeti you will continue further into the park and go on a game drive. Overnight at Sopa Lodge at Central Serengeti or Mapito Tented Camp at Ikoma, Northern Serengeti.

Day 4,Serengeti National Park

Today, you will have a full day of wildlife experience on game drives around Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species. Overnight at Sopa Lodge at Central Serengeti or Mapito Tented Camp at Ikoma, Northern Serengeti.

Day 5,Ngorongoro Crater

This morning after breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to Ngorongoro Crater for more wildlife experiences. After arrival in Ngorongoro you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Overnight at Sopa Lodge at Ngorongoro or one of the lodges in Karatu nearby (Farmhouse, Plantation Lodge, etc)

Day 6,Ngorongoro –Arusha

After breakfast you visit a Maasai Village or go on a Nature Walk at the Northern Crater Rim of Ngorongoro Crater inhabited by buffaloes, elephants, baboons, monkeys and different species of birds. Escorted by a ranger or Maasai Guide you follow animal paths through dense bush. Afterwards, you return to Arusha for some shopping/sightseeing in Arusha Town. Overnight in Mount Meru Game Lodge in Arusha

Day 7,Arusha-Dar Es Salaam-Selous National Park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Arusha airport for your domestic flight to Selous Game Reserve via Dar Es Salaam. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by our guide or lodge representative and transfer to your lodge with an evening at leisure as you prepare for the next two days. Enjoy some time at the poolside or a great sundown from the lodge’s unique lounge area. Your lodge consists of stone cottages and luxury tented bandas situated over Beho Beho Hillside of Sable Mountain. Overnight at Sable Mountain Lodge

Day 8-9,Selous Game Reserve

You will have great wildlife experience for the next 2 days on game drives at Selous Game Reserve. Named after the explorer Frederick Selous, the Game Reserve is the largest protected wildlife reserve, a UN World Heritage site and a pristine uninhabited area larger than Switzerland. The topography of the park varies from rolling savannah woodland, grassland plain and rocky outcrops cut by the Rufiji River and its tributaries. Activities are game drives, a walking safari and a boat trip at Lake Tagalala where crocodiles, hippos and grazing game can be seen. Overnight at Sable Mountain Lodge or you can have fly camping that can be arranged with us.

Day 10,Selous Game Reserve -Zanzibar

This morning after breakfast at the lodge, you will transfer to Selous Airstrip for your connecting flight to Zanzibar. You will then be transferred to your hotel at Nungwi Beach.

Day 11 -15,Zanzibar Beach Extension

For the next for days, you will have time to relax and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar along the Indian Ocean or choose to relax at the comfort of your hotel as you enjoy on the poolside and sunsets over the horizons. Alternatively, you can choose to make this time active by engaging in different water activities like snorkeling, diving among others.

Day 16,Spice Tour & Stonetown

After breakfast, transfer to Stonetown. On the way we will do 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 our guides' home, where you can taste the spices and fruits. In the afternoon we show you Stone Town on our 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! Overnight at Zanzibar Coffeehouse or Dhow Palace or Tembo Hotel. Breakfast and lunch

Day 17,Zanzibar - Departure

This morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport for international flight back home. Tour Ends

Additional Info

  • Duration : 17 Days, 16 Nights
  • Price : $0000
  • Location : Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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