10 Day Tanzania & Zanzibar Adventure

Safari Overview

This is a private safari for the two of you.

This tour package gives you the chance to experience Tanzania’s best attractions. Visit the Serengeti and Tarangire national parks, and the Ngorongoro crater; then proceed to go to Zanzibar – the spice islands, where you will enjoy the magnificent pearl white beaches in Matemwe beach in the north-east of Zanzibar. In Arusha town you will tour a coffee plantation where you will see how the native grow coffee and also taste the quality of the coffee.

Safari Itinerary

DAY 00:

After arriving at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) you will meet and greet our representative who will warmly welcome you. They will transfer you to Mvuli Hotel in Arusha for dinner and relaxation after your long flight. Welcome to Tanzania!

Name of accommodation: Mvuli Hotels Arusha 

DAY 01 – Arusha town – Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, your driver will pick you from the hotel to Tarangire National Park. On your way to Tarangire National Park, you will cross the Maasai Steppe and stop at the park gate to fill the registration book. You will enjoy the game viewing and see plenty of wild animals’ e.g.   elephants, buffalos, pythons are seen easily regularly cross your path, unbothered by your benign presence and going about their daily routines. In the evening you will be dropped at your hotel for a hot bath and dinner.

Name of the accommodation: Haven Nature Safari Camp

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 02 – Serengeti National Park -205kms/5hours drive.

Today you’re off to the famous Serengeti National Park, undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world. Serengeti is known of its natural beauty and breathtaking display of wildlife everywhere. You will start early in the morning from your hotel with packed lunch boxes and head to Serengeti National Park.

Activity: The most popular activities in Serengeti are game drive. You will be able to see elephants, buffalo, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hippos and crocodiles. Serengeti is also famous as a stage for the great wildebeest migration, which estimated to include over a million wildebeest and around 200,000 zebras. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Early evening drive to your chosen accommodation, inside the park for evening leisure and hot dinner accompanied with a talk of many fantastic experiences of the day.

Name of the accommodation: Burudika Serengeti Tented Camp.

Meal plan: Full Board

DAY 03: Full Day in Serengeti National park.

Wake up at 0600hrs for early morning (Sun rise) game drive at the heart of Serengeti National park. This will enable you to experience authenticity and beauty of African wildlife and offers a good chance of seeing zebra, antelopes, giraffe, hippopotamus and the big cats – cheetahs, leopards and lions. Also, you will have a chance to capture good photos of beautiful nature sceneries and animals.

In this day we will try to follow migration groups around Mara River. You will see wildebeest groups crossing the Mara River. You will continue with game drive till sunset and return to your camp for overnight.

Name of the accommodation: Burudika Serengeti Tented Camp

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 04: A Day in the Ngorongoro Crater floor

Rise early for breakfast before you spend a fully day exploring the crater floor. The area is world-renowned in its reputation and very small in its scale, so you will see other safari goers. Don’t let that distract you from the beauty of the place or from the fact that this remains one of the only places on earth where you may see all of the Big Five at once: Lion, Leopard, Bull Elephant, African Buffalo and Black Rhino.  To maximize your time on the crater floor you will enjoy a special boxed lunch at a scenic picnic spot.

Your journey will take you throughout this tremendous landscape that is constantly changing as animals move to and for in search of pasture, water or east prey. In the afternoon your driver will drive you back to Arusha town for overnight at Mvuli hotel Arusha.

Name of accommodation: Mvuli Hotels Arusha

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 05: Coffee walk day trip in Arusha.

It is a walk tour organic coffee farm. On the way you will pass through small farms, schools and churches. Our guide has lots of information about our culture and traditions. At the farm we will see the difference in traditional and organic coffee production. The walk down to their roaster takes 30-40 min. You will have opportunity to have to cup different coffee together. You will also visit a coffee showroom where you can find your favorite roast and bring home to your friends and family. Later in the afternoon you will go to the JRO airport for your local flight to Zanzibar.

Name of the accommodation: Tembo Hotel Zanzibar 

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 06: Stone town guided tour & spice plantation walk tour

Stone town tour

After breakfast, our guide will pick you from the hotel by foot and begin an adventure tour of Stone Town. Stone Town is the center of Zanzibar culture. You will see the lavishly decorative buildings and huge intricately carved doors. The guide will walk with you towards the famous slave market, where nowadays the Anglican Church stands and sometimes called “the House of Wonders”.

You will break for lunch or snack at any restaurant of your choice in Stone Town. This tour last for three hours. If you start at 10:30 am, you will walk for an hour and half and break for lunch at 12 noon and resume for an hour walk at 1 pm. You will return to your hotel in stone town for refreshment and rest before you begin your afternoon spice plantation tour.

Spice tour

In days past, Zanzibar was known as a spice island, exporting cloves, vanilla, nutmeg and cardamom across the world. The spices were originally brought over from Asia and South America and flourished in the tropical climate. Nowadays, the plantations are a tribute to the island’s past and although not a main industry anymore, they are a fascinating tourist attraction and a wonder for the senses. Walk through the spice farm with your guide. Touch, smell and taste different spices and tropical fruits. Try to guess which is which, from the crushed leaves, the fruit, shoots and vines and creepers crawling up to the trees. Learn about their properties, their origins and their uses as medicines and in food and drinks. A visit to a spice farm village gives you an insight into local life and gives you the opportunity to try some authentic Swahili dishes, taste the fruits in season and try some spiced tea. Depending on the season, you can find anything from vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, lemongrass, cloves, cumin, garlic, ginger, coriander, pepper, allspice, tamarind, jackfruit, custard fruit, orange, star fruit, banana, pineapple, tangerine, passion fruit, mango, avocado pear, papaya, grapefruit and many others.

Name of the accommodation: Tembo Hotel Zanzibar

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 07 – 09: Transfer to Matemwe beach

Today we will transfer you to the north east of Zanzibar!

Matemwe beach is in the north-eastern part of the island. It is an exotic island paradise blessed with palm fringed shores, fishing villages, lush plantations, and sandy beaches. Enjoy the afternoon at the hotel’s nice swimming pool and later on head down to the beach for relaxation and leisure where you will find lots of palm trees and white sandy beaches.

Here you will be able to relax at the beach hotel swimming pool and at the beach itself nearby the hotel. Just nearby is the location for scuba diving and snorkeling and this can be booked at the hotel (for an extra fee).

More about Matemwe beach:

  • It has a show, coral-fringed lagoon.
  • It is very good for swimming when the tide is low.
  • It has a great reef for snorkeling at the north-end.
  • Located very close to the small island of Mnemba – also super great for snorkeling and scuba diving.

Name of the accommodation: Zanzibar Bahari Villas.

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 10: Airport – International Flight/ Departure

After breakfast you will be dropped at the airport and catch your flight to International connection or other destinations.

End of Safari

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INCLUDED

  • A professional English-Speaking Driver/Guide
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Transport based on excellent 4*4 Vehicle rebuilt for safari to give nice game viewing
  • Driver’s Salary and allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
  • Game drives as per the Itinerary
  • Complementary unlimited drinking water during safari
  • 24 hours park fees, Transit fees and crater fees
  • Local Flights to Zanzibar

EXCLUDED

  • Local and International flights
  • Additional accommodation at the end of the tour
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Extras at the lodges i.e. Alcoholic and soft drinks, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.
  • Tips to drivers and Guides (highly recommended)
  • Visa, Travel Insurance
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Other personal expenses