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Overview

Embark on an extraordinary 14-day journey that seamlessly combines the wonders of a Tanzanian safari with the idyllic allure of a Zanzibar beach holiday. Your adventure begins with a visit to Tanzania's enchanting national parks: Lake Manyara, the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. The adventure continues as you make your way to the iconic Serengeti National Park, where an unforgettable safari experience awaits. Here, amidst the vast and untamed landscapes, encounter the majestic 'Big Five'—lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros. Each safari outing is a journey into the heart of the wilderness, where the thrill of spotting these magnificent creatures is complemented by the breathtaking beauty of Tanzania's landscapes. After days of exhilarating safari adventures, the journey takes a tranquil turn as you head to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar. Sink your toes into the powder-white sands, and let the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean wash away the remnants of your action-packed safari schedule. Zanzibar offers a perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation, surrounded by the serenity of palm-fringed beaches and the gentle lull of the ocean waves. This well-crafted safari and beach package strikes the perfect balance between thrilling wildlife encounters and blissful moments of paradise. It's the ultimate combination of action and relaxation, ensuring that your 14-day adventure through Tanzania and Zanzibar is nothing short of a trip of a lifetime. Let the magic of the safari and the tranquility of the beach create memories that will stay with you forever.

Day 1 Arusha

Embark on an extraordinary 14-day journey that seamlessly blends the wonders of a Tanzania safari with the tranquil allure of a Zanzibar holiday. Your adventure commences with visits to Tanzania's pristine national parks, beginning with the nature-rich landscapes of Lake Manyara and the majestic Ngorongoro Crater. Immerse yourself in the exploration of these diverse ecosystems, where incredible wildlife and natural beauty unfold at every turn.

The journey then leads you to the iconic Serengeti National Park, where an unforgettable safari experience awaits. Here, within the vast and untamed landscapes, encounter the majestic 'Big Five'—lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, and rhinoceros. Each safari outing is a mesmerizing journey into the heart of the wilderness, where the thrill of spotting these magnificent creatures is complemented by the breathtaking beauty of Tanzania's landscapes.

After days filled with exhilarating safari adventures, the itinerary takes a serene turn as you make your way to the tropical haven of Zanzibar. Sink your toes into the powder-white sands, and let the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean wash away the remnants of your action-packed safari schedule. Zanzibar provides the perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation, surrounded by the tranquility of palm-fringed beaches and the gentle melody of ocean waves.

This meticulously crafted safari and beach package strikes the ideal balance between thrilling wildlife encounters and serene moments of paradise. It's the ultimate fusion of action and relaxation, ensuring that your 14-day escapade through Tanzania and Zanzibar is nothing short of a journey of a lifetime.

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Hotel

Name

Gran Melia Arusha

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TZ, Simeon Road, 1184, Tanzania•+255 746 982 400

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 2 Lake Manyara National Park

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel, setting the stage for an exciting day ahead. Your destination for the day is the captivating Lake Manyara National Park, a haven of natural wonders.

Embark on a full day of exploration through the park, as your game drive unveils the highlights of this diverse and vibrant ecosystem. Your experienced guide will skillfully navigate the landscapes, offering insights into the rich tapestry of wildlife that calls Lake Manyara home.

The journey continues through the park's enchanting terrain, providing ample opportunities to witness the incredible diversity of Tanzania's birdlife, with over 400 species gracing the skies. Keep your eyes peeled for these winged wonders, adding a melodic soundtrack to your safari adventure.

A highlight of the day awaits as you may catch a glimpse of the elusive and remarkable tree-climbing lions, showcasing their unique behavior against the backdrop of Lake Manyara's stunning landscapes. Your safari experience carries on until the evening, at which point you'll be transported to your safari lodge for a delectable dinner and a well-deserved overnight stay.

This immersive day promises not just wildlife encounters but also a culinary journey and the serenity of an evening in the heart of nature. It's a chapter in your Tanzanian adventure where each moment is crafted to leave an indelible mark on your safari experience.

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Lodge

Name

Manyara's Secret Lodge

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    Unrated

Address

Plot 967 Losirwa, Mto Wa Mbu, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 3 Ngorongoro Conservation Area

As the morning sun bathes the landscape, indulge in a hearty breakfast at the lodge, setting the stage for an extraordinary day of exploration. Today, your destination is the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder of epic proportions.

Embark on a full-day drive through the Ngorongoro Crater, a colossal expanse measuring 20 kilometers across and plunging 600 meters deep. The is a living testament to the forces of nature, offering an unparalleled glimpse into a unique ecosystem teeming with diverse wildlife.

Your journey will lead you to the serene beauty of Lake Magadi within the crater, a haven where the reflections of the surrounding landscapes dance on the tranquil waters. Here, you'll witness the graceful presence of flamingos, the animated antics of hippos, and the enchanting spectacle of various water birds. It's a mesmerizing tableau of nature's artistry.

After a full day of exploration, soaking in the wonders of the Ngorongoro Crater, you will be driven to your safari lodge. As the day draws to a close, relish a sumptuous dinner and retire to the comforts of your lodge for a well-deserved overnight stay. This chapter of your Tanzanian safari promises not only the thrill of wildlife encounters but also the tranquility of a landscape sculpted by the forces of time and nature.

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Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

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Ngorongoro Crater Conservancy, Arusha, Ngorongoro Crater Conservancy, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 4 Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Following a satisfying breakfast at the lodge, embark on a captivating adventure to the Empakai Crater nestled within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Today's journey promises a full day of immersive hiking, allowing you to unravel the enchantment of this mystical crater.

Empakai Crater, adorned with an emerald-colored lake, unfolds its magic in the high-altitude ambiance. The landscape is often draped in mist, adding an ethereal quality to the surroundings. This emerald jewel, cradled within the crater, is a sight to behold, and your exploration promises an intimate connection with its unique beauty.

As you traverse the captivating terrain, the day unfolds with a picnic lunch thoughtfully provided for your sustenance. Amidst the scenic beauty and the serene atmosphere, relish a moment of tranquility as you dine amidst nature's splendor.

Post-hiking adventure, you will be chauffeured back to the lodge, where a delectable dinner awaits, offering a perfect conclusion to a day filled with discovery and natural marvels. As night falls, settle into the comforts of your lodge for a restful overnight stay, cherishing the memories of an unforgettable day in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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Camping

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Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

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Serengeti National Park Serengeti District, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 5 Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast, setting the stage for an awe-inspiring journey to the renowned Serengeti National Park. This vast expanse of wilderness promises an encounter with the famed 'Big Five,' comprising the regal lion, elusive leopard, massive elephant, imposing buffalo, and the formidable rhinoceros. As you traverse the Serengeti's diverse landscapes, be prepared to be captivated by the majesty of these iconic creatures.

Moreover, the Serengeti is renowned for hosting one of nature's most extraordinary events—the Great Migration. This phenomenon sees immense herds of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles undertaking a remarkable journey across the plains in search of fresh grazing lands. Witnessing this migration is a spectacle of unparalleled grandeur and a testament to the primal rhythms of the African wilderness.

Amidst the sweeping savannahs, you'll encounter an abundance of wildlife, including the striking zebra, majestic elephant, and graceful giraffe. The Serengeti boasts the largest population of lions in Africa, making it a prime destination for observing these apex predators in their natural habitat.

Immerse yourself in the captivating landscapes, where each turn reveals a new chapter in the untold story of the Serengeti. This day promises not just wildlife encounters but an exploration of a living, breathing ecosystem that pulsates with the energy of the African wilderness. Prepare to be enchanted by the diversity of life that calls the Serengeti home, leaving you with indelible memories of this extraordinary safari adventure.

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Lodge

Name

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

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Address

Serengeti National Park Serengeti District, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 6 Serengeti National Park

Indulge in a leisurely breakfast at the lodge, savoring the anticipation of a full day of exploration in the vast Serengeti National Park. This day promises an extended opportunity to capture on camera any elusive wonders that might have eluded you yesterday during your safari adventure.

Armed with your cameras, embark on an exhilarating full-day drive through the park, immersing yourself in the varied landscapes and keeping a keen eye out for the magnificent wildlife that populates this iconic reserve. The Serengeti is a treasure trove of natural wonders, offering a tapestry of habitats that host a diverse array of species.

As the day unfolds, a hot lunch awaits, thoughtfully provided with a glass of wine, creating a delightful culinary interlude amidst the wild beauty of the Serengeti. Enjoy a moment of relaxation, savoring the flavors of a carefully prepared meal while surrounded by the sounds of nature.

The adventure continues until the evening, where you will be chauffeured back to the lodge as the African sun sets. As the day draws to a close, relish a well-deserved dinner and prepare for an early night, recharging your energy for the next leg of your unforgettable safari. This day in the Serengeti is not just about ticking items off a checklist but about immersing yourself in the timeless allure of the African wilderness, creating memories that will undoubtedly find a place in your personal safari narrative.

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Lodge

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Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

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Address

Serengeti National Park Serengeti District, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 7 Serengeti National Park

Embrace an early awakening as your adventure takes a thrilling turn with a 5:00 am pickup for an experience that promises to be the highlight of your safari - a hot air balloon ride! Drift silently above the vast Serengeti landscapes, witnessing the dawn of a new day as the sun paints the sky with hues of gold and pink. This mesmerizing spectacle is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to capture the Serengeti in all its glory from a unique perspective.

As you gracefully float above the spectacular scenery, a sense of awe envelops you, offering a profound connection with the untamed beauty below. The serene flight culminates in a champagne breakfast celebration upon your return to solid ground. Toast to the breathtaking moments you've just experienced, surrounded by the untouched wilderness of the Serengeti.

The adventure continues throughout the day with an exploration of the park, stopping for a hot lunch along the way. Your safari drive provides ample opportunities to encounter the diverse wildlife that calls the Serengeti home. From towering giraffes to majestic elephants, each sighting adds another layer to the tapestry of your safari memories.

In the afternoon, as the sun begins its descent, head back to the lodge for a well-deserved moment of relaxation. Reflect on the day's extraordinary experiences, savoring the lingering magic of the Serengeti. Whether it's the exhilarating balloon ride, the close encounters with wildlife, or the serene landscapes, today unfolds as a chapter in your safari adventure that transcends the ordinary.

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Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

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Address

Serengeti National Park Serengeti District, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 8 Serengeti National Park

Commence your last day in the Serengeti National Park with a leisurely breakfast, savoring the anticipation of capturing those final glimpses of the incredible wildlife that Tanzania so generously offers. Armed with your experiences and memories, embark on a final safari drive through the Serengeti, immersing yourself in the untamed beauty and biodiversity that has defined your journey.

Take your time to observe the intricacies of nature, from the regal lions to the graceful gazelles, as you traverse the captivating landscapes of the Serengeti. Your seasoned guide will expertly navigate the park, ensuring that you have ample opportunities to relish the unique moments that unfold during this last safari outing.

Following an eventful morning, a hot lunch awaits, providing a moment of reprieve and reflection. As you bid farewell to the Serengeti, express gratitude for the extraordinary experiences it has bestowed upon you.

In the afternoon, embark on a drive to Karatu, where your next lodge awaits. Check into this new abode, a haven nestled in the heart of Tanzania's wilderness, offering a blend of comfort and serenity. Let the allure of Karatu captivate you as you settle in, ready to recount your Serengeti adventures and prepare for the upcoming chapters of your Tanzanian journey. The transition from the Serengeti to Karatu marks not just a change of scenery but a continuation of the wonders that Tanzania has in store for you.

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Lodge

Name

Manyara's Secret Lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

29V9+P7, Kiwengwa Zanzibar TZ, Kiwengwa 00200, Tanzania

Note

Plot 967 Losirwa, Mto Wa Mbu, Tanzania

Day 9 Tarangire National Park

Commence your day with a delightful breakfast at the lodge, setting the stage for a scenic drive to the enchanting Tarangire National Park. Renowned for its iconic elephant migration, this park stands as a testament to the untouched beauty of nature. Unlike some of the more frequented destinations, Tarangire offers a unique and quieter safari experience, allowing you to immerse yourself fully in the serene surroundings.

Embark on a full day of exploration, traversing the landscapes that Tarangire generously unfolds. The park's tranquility enhances the sense of connection with nature, providing an opportunity to witness wildlife in a more intimate setting. From herds of majestic elephants to an array of other fascinating species, Tarangire showcases the diverse tapestry of Tanzania's wildlife.

A delicious hot lunch is served, providing a moment to refuel and recharge amidst the park's natural wonders. In the afternoon, continue your exploration, capturing the beauty and essence of Tarangire. The park's landscapes, characterized by baobab trees and vast savannahs, create a picturesque backdrop for your safari adventure.

As the day draws to a close, you'll be chauffeured to your accommodation for the evening, where a well-deserved dinner awaits. This marks the final stay at a safari lodge, a moment to relish the memories of your Tanzanian safari and appreciate the unique experiences each park has offered. As you bid farewell to Tarangire, the echoes of your encounters with Tanzania's wildlife linger, creating a mosaic of moments that define the essence of your safari journey

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Accommodation Details

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Hotel

Name

.Gran Melia Arusha

Rating

Address

TZ, Simeon Road, 1184, Tanzania•+255 746 982 400

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 10 Zanzibar

Savor your last breakfast at the safari lodge, absorbing the essence of the wilderness before bidding farewell to the captivating landscapes. Your journey continues as you make your way back to Arusha, a transition from the untamed beauty of the safari to the bustling hub that connects your Tanzanian adventure to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar.

In Arusha, you will be gracefully dropped off for your flight to Zanzibar, where a new chapter of your journey unfolds. Upon your arrival in the vibrant ambiance of Zanzibar, our welcoming driver will be there to usher you into this island haven. Feel the embrace of the tropical breeze as you are chauffeured to your hotel, a sanctuary of luxury and comfort where you can settle in for four days of blissful relaxation.

Allow the rhythm of Zanzibar to gradually replace the heartbeat of the safari, as you transition from the wild wonders of the mainland to the serene shores of this tropical gem. Your Zanzibar retreat promises a perfect balance of tranquility and exploration, where each day is an opportunity to bask in the island's beauty, immerse yourself in its rich culture, and indulge in moments of pure relaxation. The transition from the safari to Zanzibar marks not just a change in scenery but a seamless continuation of your Tanzanian odyssey, ensuring that the allure of this East African paradise remains ever-present in your journey.

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Hotel

Name

Melia Zanzibar

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Address

29V9+P7, Kiwengwa Zanzibar TZ, Kiwengwa 00200, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 11 Zanzibar

Have a lazy day, explore the surrounding beach areas or partake in some of the water sports available - this free day is for you to do as you choose. Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the hotel and grab your spot on the sand, dunking in and out of the gorgeously blue waters when you get too hot. Explore the local village and find a bar to relax in for a drink, or two whilst you watch the sun go down.

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Hotel

Name

Melia Zanzibar

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Address

29V9+P7, Kiwengwa Zanzibar TZ, Kiwengwa 00200, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 12 Zanzibar: Stone Town, Prison Island, Jozani Forest

After breakfast at your hotel, you will head out on a guided tour of Zanzibar Stone Town. Here knowledgeable guides will teach you the history of this vibrant, diverse place as well as show you some of the best spots. The town is known for its production of spices, and our special spice tour will give you an in-depth look at how these are grown. A delicious homemade lunch will be provided by the guide at their home, where you can taste some of the spices in action. You will also get the chance to explore Prison Island and the Jozani Forest where you can spot the rare endemic Colobus monkey. After the tour is finished you will be taken to your beach resort in Kiwengwa.

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Hotel

Name

Melia Zanzibar

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Address

29V9+P7, Kiwengwa Zanzibar TZ, Kiwengwa 00200, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 13 Zanzibar - Mnemba Island Snorkeling

Enjoy a rich breakfast at the hotel and get ready for a day excursion at Mnemba island, which includes snorkelling. Mnemba Island is small island off Zanzibar's north-eastern coast, part of it is surrounded a shallow coral reef. It is Zanzibar's most popular snorkelling area. Mnemba Island is accessible by boat, primarily from Nungwi Beach and the Muyuni dock. The snorkelling area is around 20 minutes from Muyuni pier and 1 hour from Nungwi. You will have a tasty lunch at a local restaurant and carry on exploring the island in the afternoon.You will then be driven back to your hotel in the late afternoo, for complete relaxation, followed by dinner.

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Hotel

Name

Melia Zanzibar

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Address

29V9+P7, Kiwengwa Zanzibar TZ, Kiwengwa 00200, Tanzania

Note

This specific accommodation is subject to availability. In case of no availability, we will propose a similar accommodation with the same standards in the same area, for your approval before you proceeding with booking this package. .

Day 14 Zanzibar

 is your final day on the beautiful island of Zanzibar. Depending on your flight time you may have a chance for one final dip in the sea before you depart. You will be picked up and transferred to Stone Town and then to Zanzibar Airport for your flight home.

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Non refundable

This booking is Non Refundable. You will not be entitled to any refund if you cancel this booking.

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