Big 5 & Zanzibar Beach

 Destinations: Arusha,Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar.

Highlight

A Great Migration & Beach holiday in Tanzania is unbreakable to beat with the Serengeti being the setting of the largest herd movement of animals on the planet and Zanzibar offering some of the best tropical beaches in the world.

This is exclusive wildlife safaris and Zanzibar Beaches Holiday; We have carefully selected the accommodation for this safaris to ensure that you not only receive flawless service in luxurious surroundings.

Itinerary: 

Day 1: Arrive to Arusha.

On your arrival at Kilimanjaro international Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our friendly staff and transferred to Arusha for your Overnight at Venus Premier hotel.  (BB)

Day:2 Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After your morning Breakfast, drive slowly to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania that covers and area of approximately 2,600 square kilometers. Tarangire is famous for its huge numbers of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing pythons.

Dinner and Overnight at Sangaiwe Tented Camp

Day 3: Tarangire National Park

You will start a morning game drive at 6:30am, return to the camp for breakfast at around 10:30am, and relaxation and finish with an afternoon game drive, and the sunset.

You again stay overnight in Tarangire National Park, at Sangaiwe Tented Camp

Day 4: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park

After your morning breakfast, drive from your Lodge to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing. Lake Manyara is a freshwater lake in Tanzania. At certain times of the year, Lake Manyara is home to thousands of flamingos (attracted by the Lake itself), which form a shimmering pink zone around the lake shore. Other birds found here include ostriches, egrets, herons, pelicans and storks. Also seen are African spoonbills, various species of ibises, ducks and the rare pygmy geese. The most noticeable of the landscape within this park are the very impressive baobab trees with their huge trunks.

Dinner and Overnight at Farm of Dream Lodge (FB)

Day 5: Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast drive from Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater , descend to the crater floor for game viewing. This is world heritage site, the incomparable Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest caldera. Dominated by cliffs standing some 600 meters high presenting a sheer drop down to a wide open space of some 246 square km, and you may see everything from elephant to lion, and if you are lucky, the near extinct black rhino, all amongst large herds of zebra and wildebeest. Your lunch will be served at in the Crater. Late afternoon ascend the crater for Overnight at Rhino Lodge (FB)

Day 6: Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park, the variety and abundance of wildlife in Africa’s most famous park is unmatched anywhere else in Africa. A picnic lunch will be provided. On the way you have the option to stop at the Olduvai Gorge Museum with artifacts from Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries. 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.

Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Acacia Camp

Day 7 : Serengeti full Day Game Drive

Full day game viewing in the Serengeti endless plains. Serengeti is perhaps most well known for the annual migration that takes place across the great Savannah plains. The Serengeti is also famous for cheetahs, leopards and lions, some of which migrate with the wildebeests while others remain in the central plain.

Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Acacia Camp

Day 8: Serengeti to Zanzibar

After Breakfast transfer to Seronera airstrip for a scheduled flight to Zanzibar- Met and transferred to your beach Hotel for dinner and Overnight at Paradise Boutique Resort

Day 9 and 10: Zanzibar

Today will be at leisure to relax or explore, as you like. Washing off the dust of your safari with a dip in the Indian Ocean. Enjoy laid-back beach life or go active with some surfing, sailing, snorkeling or scuba diving in these crystal blue waters. Swim among the wonderful reef fish and enjoy the sights of many diverse marine creatures like turtles, rays, barracudas, octopus, zebrafish, moorish idols, lions fish and many more. Or sail towards the golden sunset on a traditional sailing boat while you spot pods of dolphins. Zanzibar offers a wide variety of activities. All meals and overnight will be at the Next Paradise Boutique Resort.

Day 11: Zanzibar

Today you drive to Jozani Forest, the last indigenous forest on Zanzibar with impressive mangroves. Here you can view different kind of monkeys, like the rare red colobus monkeys, trees and plants. You continue your tour to the historical heart of this island, Stone Town. It is a fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways that are a joy to explore. Discover the architectural gems, tasteful restaurants, churches, markets and gardens. There are plenty of interesting places to visit on a cultural tour, like the House of Wonders, Darajani market place, Sultan’s Palace and the Slave Market. The mix of Arab, Persian, Indian and European influences make Stone Town absolutely unique. Return to Next Paradise Boutique Resort for dinner and overnight.

 Day 12: Zanzibar

Today will be at leisure to relax or explore, as you like. All meals and overnight will be at Next Paradise Boutique Resort.

Depart- Zanzibar to Dar .

Day 13: Departure

In this day after breakfast, day at leisure, then late morning transfer from your hotel to Zanzibar Airport catch your flights to Dar es salaam for onward flight back home.