7 Days Safari & Extension to Zanzibar Beach Holidays

Safari Overview

This unforgettable Africa safari package will take you to Tarangire National Park, which features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater. This safari will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14,500 square km area. It will also take you to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa. Also the mainly Serengeti National Park which allows multiple game drives inside the National Park. . Lastly you will experience the white beaches of the island, the blue-clear water of the ocean, you will visit the old stone town, Matemwe Beach which is located to the North East Coast of Zanzibar Island, where you can enjoy not only holiday sand beaches but also Prison Island boat Tour and water sports such snorkeling, diving swimming and so forth.

Safari Itinerary

DAY 01: Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Arriving at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met by our representative of Connect African Safaris and warmly welcome you. They will transfer you to Mervel Hotel Arusha for dinner and relaxation after your long flight.

Name of the accommodation: Merves Hotel Arusha

Meals: Half Board Basis.

DAY 02: Arusha city – Tarangire National Park

After breakfast our driver guide will pick you at your hotel in Arusha and drive you to Tarangire national park. Tarangire National Park has some of the highest population density of elephants as compared to anywhere in Tanzania, and its sparse vegetation, strewn with baobab and acacia trees, makes it a beautiful and distinctive location to visit. . Being one of the most seasonal parks in northern Tanzania, Tarangire has a lot of migratory movement with greater Tarangire ecosystem.

Arrive at Tarangire National Park at around 10:30pm; This park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of the Tarangire River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, giraffes, and oryx gather to stay in Tarangire until the onset of the rain season (March to May) when they migrate again to good grazing areas. Disused termite mounds are often frequented by colonies of the endearing dwarf mongoose, and pairs of red-and-yellow barbet, which draw attention to themselves by their loud, clockwork-like duetting. Then you will have your lunch.

Tarangire is known to have more African elephants per square kilometers than any other national park in Tanzania. The park takes its name from the river that flows across the length of the park.

Also you will see Tarangire pythons climb trees, as do its lions and leopards, lounging in the branches where the fruit of the sausage tree disguises the twitch of a tail.

After the safari you will be driven to the nearby selected accommodation, for evening leisure, hot dinner, and overnight stay.

Name of the accommodation: Haven Nature Safari Camp and Lodge

Meals: Half Board Basis.

DAY 03: Tarangire NP –Serengeti National Park

After breakfast depart for Serengeti National Park with picnic lunches. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the endless plains of the Serengeti for a chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade.

Serengeti undoubtedly is the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value. Good chances to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles, or a pride of lions lounging in the shade. Dinner and overnight at Burudika Serengeti Tented Camp.

Name of the accommodation: Burudika Serengeti Tented Camp

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 04: Full Game drive in Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, full day game drive of the park with picnic lunch  you will enjoy the day of game viewing in the vast Serengeti plains where you may encounter the migration consisting of over 2 million animals. They also attract the attention of predators like cheetah and hyena and you may be able to see a band of lion’s gang up for a hunt. Here you will get an opportunity to see big five. Dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice.

 Name of the accommodation: Burudika Serengeti Tented Camp

Meals: Full Board Basis.

DAY 05:  Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast take a morning game drive in Serengeti National Park via Olduvai George. Later on depart for Ngorongoro Crater we will make our way to the gate of Ngorongoro Crater. As you will go down into the Ngorongoro Crater with your guide, entering the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world. The crater measures 259km2, and is surrounded by walls towering to 610m. The mineral-rich crater floor – enclosed on all sides – has virtually formed its own ecosystem. From forested walls to grassy plains, and woodlands to lakes, the diversity of habitats are home to a wide variety of bird and animal life, in large numbers. You will get an opportunity to see predators such as lion, hyena, jackal and bat-eared fox, though cheetah and leopard. Lunch would be at hippo pool picnic site. In addition to that you will see rhino. Here on the crater floor you can expect to see herds of zebra, wildebeest, Thomson’s gazelle and buffalo, with the open plains also home to Grant’s gazelle. Dinner and overnight at Kudu Campsite.

Name of the accommodation: Kudu Lodge and Campsite

Meals: Half Board Basis.

DAY 06: Back to Arusha/Transfer to Zanzibar

In the late afternoon you will depart to Zanzibar Beach Holidays where you will enjoy the sand beaches of the North East Coast Island, the blue-clear water of the ocean and the warm hospitality of the people of Zanzibar and stone town. Dinner and overnight at Tembo Hotel Zanzibar   

Name of the accommodation: Tembo Hotel Zanzibar

Meals: Half Board Basis.

DAY 07: Stone Town City Tour

After breakfast, you will be leaving the hotel involve in a guided tour of Stone Town, where is the center of Zanzibar’s culture, You will discover the lavishly decorated buildings and intricately carved doors also you will visit the famous slave market where nowadays the Anglican Church stands some time called the House of Wonders. Dinner and overnight at Tembo Hotel Zanzibar.

Name of the accommodation: Tembo Hotel Zanzibar

Meals: Half Board Basis.

DAY 08: Visit Nungwi Beaches or Mnemba Island

This is the Northern tip of Zanzibar, Nungwi, where you find a natural aquarium where you can swim and relaxing. Afterwards you can study the traditional boatbuilding nearby and also of course visit the beautiful beaches in Nungwi.

Another option is Mnemba Island Tour; from the beach you can see the small Mnemba Island which is a dream for divers and snorkelers. You will find the most beautiful coral landscape and fishes, in both shallow and deep waters. Dolphins can often be seen around Mnemba so you have the chance to spot dolphins in their natural habitat. On our beach we have a professional dive company that do daily snorkeling and dive trips.

You will get time to relax, swim and sunbathe on the beaches prison island. They offer water sports and activities such as snorkeling done. You will also have the opportunity to see big tortoises of which some them are over 100rys old, as well as different species of birds. Dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice

Name of the accommodation: Tembo Hotel Zanzibar

Meals: Half Board Basis.

DAY 09: End of Tour/Dar es salaam/International Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred back to Dar- es -salaam for your International connection or other destinations.

Meals: Breakfast.

End of Safari

Book this Safari

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

EXCLUDED

  • 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