8 DAYS NORTHERN CIRCUIT AND ZANZIBAR
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park, 130 kilometers drive – two hours
After early breakfast, depart the hotel proceed to Tarangire National Park for a full game drive. It takes 2 hours to reach Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is the fourth largest national park in Tanzania and it covers an area of approximately 2,850 km2. Tarangire is famous for its huege number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African pythons.
Dinner & overnight at Tarangire tented camp
Day 2: Tarangire to Serengeti, 200 kilometers from Tarangire – 3 hours driving
After early breakfast depart Tarangire National Park for Serengeti National Park passing through Olduvai Gorge, the site of the Leakey family discovery of fossils 50 km long and in some places 90 meters deep. Short game drive after lunch proceed back with game drive until late evening . Dinner and overnight at Ikoma tented camp
Day 3: Full day in Serengeti National Park
This day after earky breakfast at 07:30 we will take your packed lunch for a full day game drives in the wilderness tracking the Great migration trails. Thorough explanation about this great world event that Tanzania is proud of will be provided. Until late in the evening as the sun goes down, drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight
Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater – two hours’ drive
After breakfast we will continue with game view in Serengeti for three hours after that we will proceed with game on route arrive at nabi gate for lunch after lunch proceed with game drive until late evening. dinner and overnight at Rhino lodge or simba camp
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Manyara – two hours.
After breakfast, and short game drive at Ngorongoro Crater, proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for a game drive, Lake Manyara is a shallow freshwater lake in Tanzania. It is said to be the “loveliest (lake) … in Africa,” Lake Manyara is covering 127ml2 /329 km2 of Lake Manyara National Park, the lake’s alkaline waters cover approximately 89ml2 /231 km2. It is famous for a good number of baboons and birdlife, also home to herbivores such as hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, and giraffes, giant fig trees and mahogany seen in the groundwater forest immediately around the park gates. dinner and overnight at jambo campsite
Day 6: Zanzibar excursion
After breakfast at hotel we will drive to Manyara airport for your flight to Zanzibar
Arrive in Zanzibar airport/ and transfer to Stone Town Hotel for check inn; at 2:30pm have the Stone town tour take you around the historical culture and architectural sites. It includes a visit to former slave market site, now stands as Anglican church built in 1871, town market, Visit the Zanzibar Memorial Museum, House of Wonder built in 1883 (Beit-Al-Ajab), old Arab Fort, Palace Museum, Old Indian dispensary (cultural centre) to Maruhubi Palace ruins via Living Stone House.
Dinner and overnight at Marine hotel
Day 7: Zanzibar excursion
At 8:30 a trip to dolphin watching tour, a day trip to kizimkazi, there you may swim with hundreds of spinner & bottle-nose dolphins playing off Kizimkazi beach & give you a chance to experience special natural message in the Indian ocean, at 2:30pm driving to jozani forest tour for red Colobus Monkeys, natural forest, and mangrove forest the living spices of fish under neath. Visit Zala Park to learn on how local people become creative to protect the natural living reptiles and then head back to town for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Zanzibar excursion & Departure to Dar es Salaam for your flight back home
Morning at 8:30am start a trip to spice and botanical tour. On this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, flowers, fruits and another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour. This tour will be followed by a visit to Kidichi bath built in 1850 by the first Sultan for his wife Sheharzad (granddaughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia), and then transfer to harbor/ airport for departure.
- All park entrance fees
- Accommodation and administrative fees
- All meals while on Safari
- 3 litre water on a daily basis
- Transfer to/from Arusha
- Far emergency evacuation to cover 5 days
- 4WD transportation while on Safari
- Walking Tour in some protected areas
- Usher’s fee
- Safari Cook
- All things of personal nature
- Tips and gratitudes for Driver Guide and Safari Cook
- International flights
- Laundry Services
- Travel Insurances
What to bring:
- A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
- Comfortable shoes.