9 DAYS BUSH TO BEACH SAFARI HOLIDAYS
Day 1: Arrival Arusha
Upon arrival Kilimanjaro international airport or Arusha Airport you will be met and transferred to the Hotel for resting, dinner and overnight
Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
After early breakfast leave the camp at 08:00 am and drive for about 2 hours to Tarangire National Park. This park is often referred to as the “home of elephants”. You have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes, and even tree climbing pythons, Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge/camp.
Day 3 Tarangire -Serengeti National Park
Have an early breakfast at 6.00 am followed by a game viewing drive en route to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, herds of lions, and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs, and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grumeti River, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles.
Take a short break for lunc then proceed with afternoon game drive till late in the evening. Dinner and overnight will be in the heart of Serengeti at the campsite.
Day 4 Full Serengeti National Park
Spend a full day game drive in Serengeti. This is your chance to see predators chasing their prey and enjoy their kill. Serengeti is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value. Your game drive in the endless plains of the Serengeti will also give you the chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade. Dinner and overnight will be at the camp.
Day 5 Serengeti –Ngorongoro
After breakfast, go for a morning game drive in Serengeti National Park with a picnic lunch. Later depart for the Ngorongoro Crater Rim via pre historic site at Olduvai George. Enjoy a short stop at Olduvai Gorge; the famous archaeological site where the Leakey’s discovered remains of Australopithecus Homo habilis and Homo erectus. It has the amazing landscape that resulted from the tectonic forces, which created the Great Rift Valley million of years ago. Dinner and overnight will be at the rim of the crater at the campsite.
Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater -Zanzibar
At 6:30 am breakfast, descend into the crater for a crater game tour.
After lunch drive back to Arusha and proceed to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight to Zanzibar, on arrival at Zanzibar you will be met and transfer to Zanzibar Serena Inn for overnight on bed and breakfast
Breakfast and lunch provided.
4 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.
Day 7 Prison Island -Dream of Zanzibar
At 9am you will be picked from the hotel and taken on a Stone Tour which will take you through fabled Stone town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the house of wonders, the palace museum (People’s Palace), Dr Livingston’s house 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.
After lunch, you will be taken by boat to Prison Island to see the turtles and you have snorkeling
Later after all excision you will drive to Dream of Zanzibar
Day 8 Relaxing at the beach
Enjoy relaxing day at the beach.
Overnight at Dream of Zanzibar
Spice Tour (which includes lunch).
The history of Zanzibar would be incomplete without the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and many other spices which brought the Sultans of Oman. They can be seen in the plantations just outside Zanzibar town, and a good tour includes opportunities to dazzle the senses with fresh spices. The spice tour does not only involve spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking.
Today will be pick up and transfer to Zanzibar airport for your flight back home.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
- A driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water on all days
- All things of personal nature
- Tips and gratitudes for Driver Guide and Safari Cook
- Laundry Services
- Travel Insurances
Passenger travel information:
- Passenger should bring only soft sided bags on safari while duffle bags and bigger backpacks are suitable for the Kilimanjaro climbing as well as for Mount Meru climb.
- All passengers must have identification card or international passport with them for internal flights.
- Luggage for internal flights is strictly limited 15 kilograms per person including hand luggage. Any excess baggage will be changed by the airline company during check–in.
- All passengers landing in Tanzania may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.