Summary of Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport – Transfer to your hotel in Arusha

Day 2: Full day Arusha National Park

Day 3: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 5: Full day Ngorongoro Conservation Area, for more info visit: Ngorongoro World heritage Site

Day 6: Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park

Day 7: Full day in Serengeti National Park, for more info visit: Serengeti World Heritage Site

Day 8: Full day in Serengeti National Park

Day 9: Serengeti to Lake Natron

Day 10: Lake Natron to Arusha – fly to Zanzibar

Day 11 – Day 13: Full days in Zanzibar – Nungwi

Day 14: Zanzibar – Nungwi to Zanzibar – Stone town

Day 15: Transfer to Zanzibar airport – departure

Highlights

SERENGETI

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NGORONGORO

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ZANZIBAR

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General Info

ZANZIBAR.

ZANZIBAR.

START/RETURN LOCATION * Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar
START DETAILS * Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
END DETAILS * Drop at Zanzibar International Airport.   You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
WEAR *Light coloured clothes and long sleeves and trousers. A wide brimmed hat is a very good idea as well as sun cream.
INCLUDED
Private 4×4 safari converted vehicle with an expert driver guide All park and entry fees to the National parks and conservation areas
Full board accommodation and picnic lunch during safaris. Service of an English-speaking guide.

Bed & Breakfast accommodation at Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel in Zanzibar.

Bed & Breakfast or Half board accommodation at Warere Beach Hotel in Zanzibar.
Local flight tickets from Arusha to Zanzibar. Airport transfer from Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha.

Tipping is voluntarily and at your own discretion, however it is much appreciated.   If you are happy with the services of your driver/ guide we generally recommend a tip of about $15 per day per person.   No staff member will ever ask you for a tip.

Additional information

Duration7 Days

Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport – Transfer to the hotel in Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. You will be met and transferred to Ngere Sero Mountain Lodge which located on the slopes of Mt. Meru. Overnight in this comfortable lodgeon full board basis.

Day 2: Full day Arusha National Park

Transfer to Arusha National Park for a morning game drive. Enjoy spectacular scenery and numerus animals including girafe, elephants and colobus monkeys. Dinner and overnight at Ngere Sero Mountain Lodge, on full board.

Day 3: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park. Settle into Isoitok Tented Camp for lunch.  After lunch relax then go for a sunset bush walk – spectacular views over the Rift Valley and the lakes. Dinner and overnight at Isoitok Tented Camp, on full board.

Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Here you will see millions of flamingos as well as many other birds and abundant big game.  Enjoy a picnic lunch near the hot springs then transfer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Here you will stay at Rhino Lodge, on full board.

Day 5: Full day Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Very early start, be one of the first cars to descend into the Natural Wonder of the World that is Ngorongoro Crater. Morning game drive looking for lion, leopard, caracal, rhino, huge elephants and much more. Exit the Crater and have a scenic picnic lunch looking at the unforgettable view. Highland drive to Olduvai Gorge where the early hominids were found. Dinner and overnight at Mbugani Ndutu Camp, on full board.

Day 6: Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park

See a Second Natural Wonder of the World! Drive through the Great Migration into Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge in Seronera.

Day 7: Full day in Serengeti National Park

A full day of game drives exploring the Serengeti looking at the migration. Based at the lovely Serengeti Sopa Lodge, on full board.

Day 8: Full day in Serengeti National Park

Final day exploring Serengeti based at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on full board. The three nights based at the same place will give you a perfect opportunity to relax by the pool mid safari.

Day 9: Serengeti to Lake Natron

Game drive then transfer through Serengeti to Lake Natron, here you will stay at Lengai Safari Lodge. This area looks like the surface of the moon and is dominated by the active volcano Oldoinyo Lengai – the Masaai Mountain Of God. It is the ash from this mountain that fertilizes the Serengeti planes with the ash of its eruptions. You can climb it but it is very hard- let your safari planer know if you want to do this!

Day 10: Lake Natron to Arusha – fly to Zanzibar

Morning hike to the waterfalls before transferring to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar, therm-antic Spice Island. Here you will be met and transferred to Warere Hotel on the North East Coast of the Island… Here you can choose to stay on Half board or Bed and breakfast and explore near restaurants for your lunch / dinner.

Day 11 – Day 13: Full days in Zanzibar – Nungwi

Three days based at the beach with possibly a couple of days short hop over to Mafia Island if you want to see the Whale Sharks. There are also the possibilities of some excursions on Zanzibar for example a spice tour or visit to Jozani forest to see the habituated endemic Zanzibar red colobus – let us know what you would like. RE diving a good friend of min runs a water-sports outfit near to the hotel – I can put you in touch nearer the time for romantic sunset dhow cruises or diving.

Day 14: Zanzibar – Nungwi to Zanzibar – Stone town

Transfer to Stone Town where you will stay in the Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel – shopping , historical tour and visit spice market. Bed and breakfast only so you can eat out. Recommend 6 degrees restaurant near Africa House.

Day 15: Transfer to Zanzibar airport – departure

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. End of service.

Balloons over the Migration
Balloons over the Migration
Safari Vehicle at migration crossing
Eland and Zebra
Vulture Looking at dust over the Wilderbeeste migration
Lions & hyenas with a kill and herd in the distance
Vulture tree with migration background
Wildebeaste migration morning dust...
Wildebeeste Sunrise
Wildebeeste in the morning light
Serengeti Migration at Sunrise
Massing Wildebeeste - the great migration.
Zebra & Wildebeeste Migration Serengeti
Wildebeeste Migration Seronera
Approach to the migration
Serengeti Migration
Migration
Lionesses on a kill
Lionesses and Kill
Lions below Ngorongoro Crater wall
Lions in Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Lions
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Pelicans & flamingos
Manyara Wildebeest
Wildebeest, Pelicans and Flamingos
Birds on Lake Manyara
View from the hot springs
Child looking at Flamingos Lake manyara
Giraffe before flamingos
Lake Manyara National Park
Elephants bathing
Elephants in the stream
Rift Valley View
The Rift Valley
Lake Manyara
Hiking above Isoitok
Dolphin Swimming Zanzibar
Dhow Zanzibar
Walking on Zanzibar