Zanzibar vacation is the best holidays in Tanzania for one to Visit four of the most outstanding and varied wildlife areas in northern Tanzania. Encounter some of the most breathtaking scenery and animal and bird life.
Day 1 - Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport Discover Arusha TownWelcome at Kilimanjaro Airport, transfer to Arusha. overnight at Zawadi House in Arusha
Day 2 - Game Viewing in Tarangire National ParkDepart with your naturalist guide for Tarangire, Tanzania's third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, and up to six thousand elephant. A bush walk and a cultural visit with the semi-nomadic tribes are also included. Two nights full board accommodation. Overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge or Burunge Tented Camp.
Day 3 - Lake Manyara National Park & Ngorongoro Conservation AreaAfter breakfast, departure by a 4WD Land Cruiser to Lake Manyara National Park. Nestled at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is one of the most beautiful places in Africa. As you enter the gate, the Park is dramatically marked off by lush green vegetation consisting of tall trees of the ground water forest, which provide home to troops of baboons and blue monkeys. Further down, the forest opens up into woodland, grassland, swamps and beyond, the soda lake itself where over 350 species of birds, including the lively flamingo, pelican, sacred ibis, grebe and stork can be viewed (a bird watchers’ paradise). At the southern end of the Park are hot sulphur springs called Maji Moto. Manyara is noted for its numerous buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo, as well as a great variety of smaller animals, and of course the very elusive tree-climbing lions. In the afternoon, you will proceed towards Ngorongoro conservation Area. Ngorongoro is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and surrounded by very steep walls rising 610m from the floor. Covering an area of 259 sq.kms, it is considered to be one of the Wonders of the Natural World and is a veritable haven for wildlife. In the afternoon, you will proceed towards Ngorongoro Serena ,the lodge is well camouflaged and has been built into the rim of the Crater keeping to a minimum any intrusion into the surrounding countryside. From each of the 75 rooms, the view into the Crater is stunning. Diner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House/Ngorongoro Rhino lodge
Day 4 - Ngorongoro Crater & & Ndutu Area (Southern Serengeti National Park)Leaving early in the morning and taking a picnic lunch with you, you will spend most of the day game driving on the floor of the crater. The bottom of the crater dotted with watering-holes, shelters almost 30 000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the slopes of the volcano. taking a picnic lunch with you, you will spend most of the day game driving on the floor of the crater. The bottom of the crater dotted with watering-holes, shelters almost 30 000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the slopes of the volcano. In the afternoon, you will proceed towards Lake Ndutu area, situated in the Ngorongoro conservation area, part of the southern Serengeti eco-system. Lake Ndutu is alkaline, like most of the other Rift lakes, however the water is still drinkable and used by a wide array of local wildlife. The majority of the wildebeest migration can normally be found on the short-grass plains from December to April. The area is usually heavily populated with elephant, birds and resident game. Dinner and overnight at Ndutu Kati Kati Tented Camp.
Day 5 - Serengeti National ParkAfter breakfast, morning game drive In Ndutu Area, you will proceed towards Serengeti National Park probably the greatest park on earth… This park, undoubtedly the most famous in the world, covers over 14 000 sq. km and offers amongst many other things the biggest concentration of big cats in the world (Cheetahs, Lions, Leopards, Wild cats…). Many different landscapes can be found in the Serengeti: Savannah with the big plains to the south, hills & woods to the west, the kopjes area to the east, and bush land to the north. Important rivers (Seronera, Banagi, Grumeti ) also run through the park. Many different species of mammals can be spotted during game drives, elephant, buffalo, giraffes, antelopes… hippo and crocodile can also be found. Diner and overnight Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp
Day 6 - Serengeti National ParkEarly morning breakfast. Departure for a safari before sunrise, After breakfast, excursion into the wilds of the Serengeti for a full day safari in the park. With a picnic with you, take your time exploring this site heritage, where the greatest concentration of wildlife savannah wanders freely! Later in the evening, drive back to the lodge. Diner and overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp
Day 7 - Serengeti & Zanzibar IslandAfter breakfast at the lodge, you will be transferred with a game drive en route to Seronera Airstrip for a flight to Zanzibar. Our driver guide will meet you at Zanzibar Airport and transfer to North Coast. Overnight at The Z Boutique Hotel
Day 8 - Zanzibar Beach VacationBreakfast served at the hotel Full day, free for leisure and optional excursions. including (Stone Town tour, Spice tour, Prison Island, full day Safari Blue, Dolphin tour, Sandbank picnic, Cultural village tour) Lunch Diner and overnight at The Z Boutique Hotel (Bed and breakfast)
Day 9 - Zanzibar Beach VacationBreakfast served at the hotel Full day, free for leisure and optional excursions. including (Stone Town tour, Spice tour, Prison Island, full day Safari Blue, Dolphin tour, Sandbank picnic, Cultural village tour), overnight at The Z Boutique Hotel
Day 10 - Zanzibar Beach / Zanzibar airportBreakfast served at the hotel Morning free at leisure around the beach of the hotel. Transfer to Zanzibar airport for your flight back home
End of safari!!!