14 DAYS SAFARI & ZANZIBAR

Combine a safari with a few days of pure relaxation on Zanzibar. 

Visit the 4 most famous parks of northern Tanzania in 1 safari for a maximum chance of seeing the big 5. Lake Manyara and Tarangire national park are both famous for their elephants, but both offer such different landscapes that it’s definitely worth visiting both. Lake Manyara is also famous for its tree climbing lions, which make it worth a visit by itself. The Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater are home to so many species the list would be too long, but you’re likely to see buffaloes, zebras, wildebeest, lions and if you’re lucky maybe even leopards and rhinoceros. 

After your safari, you’ll fly to Zanzibar for 7 days on the beach. You can spend them simply relaxing or we can add some excursions if you feel a little bit more active. 

SAFARI & ZANZIBAR

Price per person

14 days – budget accommodation

2 PEOPLE

3700 USD

4 PEOPLE

3060 USD

6 PEOPLE

2820 USD

Prices for adults, based on the cheapest combination of single, double and triple tents/rooms. Prices for high season, low season discounts and/or Holiday supplements might apply. Discounted prices apply for children under 16.

 

ITINERARY

Please pick your desired comfort level below to see the matching itinerary. 

We use exactly the same cars and guides for each comfort level and excursions are identical as well. You’ll visit exactly the same places and there is no difference in comfort or quality during your game drives or visits. The choice you make below only impacts your accommodation.

For this option we suggest a glamping safari and budget accommodation options in Moshi and Arusha. Accommodations are simple but you’ll get a decent level of comfort without breaking the bank. Some options even have a swimming pool! You’ll sleep in permanent tents or rooms. These are usually not huge but they have real beds with proper bed linen. Meals are prepared in the restaurant of your accommodation and served at comfortable tables. 

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) and transfer to Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO), our driver will be waiting for you. He’ll drive you to your hotel in Arusha in about 1-1,5 hour. Once arrived, you can finally rest after your long flight and start taking it all in. If there’s enough time, you can spend some time in the center of Arusha, or simply relax at your hotel. If you arrive early, we can even arrange an activity for you during the day (to be booked in advance). We’re more than happy to help you with information about places to go, where to eat and other practical arrangements.

AccommodationCrest Safari Lodge in Arusha (standard room).

Meals: dinner included.

Day 2: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park with walking safari

We’ll pick you up at your accommodation in Arusha and drive about 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park. You’ll have lunch in the park and spend the rest of the day in the park. You’ll be able to see animals such as zebra, giraffe and elephants but also countless bird species. Lake Manyara is also famous for its tree climbing lions, so keep an eye out for them! You’ll spend a part of the day in the car, but we’ll also organize a walking safari, during which you’ll be able to see the park from a totally different angle. We’ll bring you to your accommodation in Mto wa Mbu or Karatu, not far from the park, in the late afternoon.

Accommodation: glamping at Migombani camp in Mto wa Mbu (standard tent)

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, it’s time to hit the road. You have quite a bumpy ride ahead of you today, as you’ll have to drive through Ngorongoro conservation area before reaching the entrance of Serengeti National Park. You’ll have lunch and the rest of the afternoon is reserved for a stunning game drive through the central part of the Serengeti. You’ll witness an extraordinary nature, as well as an abundance of animals like lions, gnus, Thomson gazelles and zebras. In the evening we’ll bring you to your accommodation, where you’ll have dinner and an early sleep.

AccommodationKananga Special tented camp inside the Serengeti (standard tent).

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Parcs nationaux de Tanzanie - Parc national de Tarangire

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

You’ll start the day with breakfast at your accommodation, after which it’s time to spend the entire day game driving. You can fine-tune the exact planning for the day together with your guide, as your safari is fully private. So don’t hesitate to tell him all your wishes! Whether you want to see a specific animal, start the day at a certain time, or anything else, your guide will tell you what’s possible and do his absolute best to make you happy! You’ll spend another night in the Serengeti, in the same accommodation as the night before.

AccommodationKananga Special tented camp inside the Serengeti (standard tent).

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

The morning is dedicated to another game drive in the central part of the Serengeti, and we can plan the day keeping in mind your wishes. Our top tip: get up early to witness the Serengeti at sunrise (from your accommodation or during a short game drive), have breakfast at your accommodation and spend the rest of the morning game driving. In the afternoon, you’ll start heading back towards Ngorongoro conservation area, with the chance to stop and see more wildlife along the way. We’ll provide dinner at your accommodation again.

AccommodationRhino Lodge inside Ngorongoro Conservation Area (standard room).

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Another early start today! After breakfast you’ll head towards Ngorongoro crater. You’ll enter the crater over the steep path that leads down. Get ready to take in the amount of different animals you’re about to see – only giraffes and a few other species are absent, but other than that the wildlife density in this area is nothing less but impressive. You’re almost guaranteed to see large numbers of gnus (wildebeest), zebras, buffaloes and gazelles and chances are you’ll be able to spot rhinos and leopards. You’ll leave the park after lunch to drive back to Karatu or Mto wa Mbu. You’ll sleep here and dinner is served at the accommodation.

Accommodation: glamping at Migombani camp in Mto wa Mbu (standard tent)

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 7: Tarangire National Park – Arusha

The last day of your safari is dedicated to Tarangire National Park. After breakfast, you’ll drive from your accommodation in Karatu or Mto wa Mbu to the park for a beautiful game drive. Tarangire is most famous for its big herds of elephants, but there’s countless other species as well. You’ll have lunch in the park and drive to Arusha in the afternoon.

AccommodationCrest Safari Lodge in Arusha ((standard room).
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 8: Flight to Zanzibar and transfer to beach hotel

Our driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Arusha and drive you to Arusha Airport for your flight to Zanzibar. The flight is included in this package. Upon arrival, another driver will be waiting for you to drive you to your beach hotel. You have no other activities planned for today, so you can start enjoying the beach directly after arrival.

AccommodationFun Beach Hotel, Jambiani (front pool bungalow).

Meals: breakfast.

Day 9-13: Beach holiday

Spend your day at the beach and be just as active or lazy as you want! We can arrange extra activities for you if you wish or you can organize them directly through your hotel.

AccommodationFun Beach Hotel, Jambiani (front pool bungalow).

Meals: breakfast.

Day 14: Safari njema! Transfer to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) for your flight home

Our driver will pick you up at your accommodation and drive you to Zanzibar airport. We wish you a safe flight and hope you’ve had an unforgettable time! 

Accommodation: not included

Meals: breakfast. 

 

OUR OFFER – PRICES AND SERVICES

SAFARI & ZANZIBAR

Price per person

14 days – budget accommodation

2 PEOPLE

3700 USD

4 PEOPLE

3060 USD

6 PEOPLE

2820 USD

Prices for adults, based on the cheapest combination of single, double and triple tents/rooms. Prices for high season, low season discounts and/or Holiday supplements might apply. Discounted prices apply for children under 16.

Didn’t find exactly what you’re looking for? Don’t worry, there’s lots of other options! Please get in touch for different accommodation options in any price range, different room types and group sizes or groups including children, as well as if you wish to add extra options to your trip.  

The following services are included in our package:

  • Entrance fees to the national parks (Tarangire 24h, Manyara 24h, Serengeti 48h, Ngorongoro 24h). 
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle from your hotel in Arusha and back
  • Game drives in the parks
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Accommodation as described. 
  • Meals as described above. During your safari, lunch is served in a lunchbox. Freshly prepared lunches are available at a supplement. 
  • Drinking water, tea and coffee
  • Airport transfers as described.
  • Domestic flight from Arusha to Zanzibar with Flight Link.
  • Accommodation on Zanzibar as described. 

This package however doesn’t include:

  • Tips for the crew. We recommend a tip of 25 USD per day for your guides and 15 USD per day for your drivers, to be divided between each member of your group. 
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs, laundry, etc.
  • … and all other services that are not mentioned as included.