12 Days Tanzania’s luxury unlimited wildlife, Great Rift Valley Safari & best beach leisure – Zanzibar

From Lake Manyara the next few days are spent exploring the wildlife-rich Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater passing through the Malanja Depression and Masai villages. The Tanzania safari then takes you to Arusha via Lake Manyara and the Great Rift Valley, for the flight to Zanzibar Island. The next five nights of the Tanzania and Zanzibar Trip are spent on Zanzibar Island enjoying Zanzibar’s beaches and cultural or outdoor activities. The activities on Zanzibar include scuba diving, boat trips to Indian Ocean islands and tours of Stone Town or the spice plantations. Accommodation on Zanzibar Island is in Five Star resorts and hotels on the east coast of this scenic tropical island.Itinerary for this Tour

  • Zanzibar Islands
  • Ngorongoro wildebeest by Jorge Cancela
  • Ngorongoro Crater by Mike McHolm
  • Zanzibar spices
  • Serengeti zebras by Diana Robinson
  • Ngorongoro rhino by Roman Boed
  • Serengeti elephants by Richard Toller

Day 01: Kilimanjaro – Arusha:   You will be picked by our tour guide from the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your 5 Star lodge in Arusha which is located at the foot of Mount Meru. The port has become a famous travel hub for Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit.  Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 02: Arusha – Lake Manyara:  After your breakfast travel to Lake Manyara National Park, you will go for an afternoon game drive, picnic lunch en- route.  This amazingly beautiful national park is renowned for climbing lions, large troops of baboons, flamingo flocks and other wild game like buffalos, elephants, zebras, wildebeest giraffe, antelopes, bushbuck, also a host of many bird species – water birds. Retire to your Lodge, a 5 Star tented lodge for our overnight stay at Lake Manyara.  Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner.

Troops of Baboons

Troops of Baboons

Day 03:  Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park: After breakfast, travel to the vast Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Museum & Gorge; see the archaeological site where fossils of our earliest human ancestors and their tools have been unearthed. Optionally – visit the Maasai village to encounter Kenya’s best-known ethnic group, the semi-nomadic Maasa, enjoy an en-route game drive to our 5 Star lodge or tented lodge at the world-renowned Serengeti National Park. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Serengeti National Park:   After breakfast, devote the day to game viewing in the gorgeous Serengeti National Park, the  largest national park in Tanzania (14 760 km² )  with  open plains and wilderness.  Home to large mammals: – huge herds of herbivores such as wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, topi, buffalo, and hartebeest among others. The Park is also famous for predator populations, especially big cats – lion, cheetah and leopard.  Either return to your accommodation for a hot lunch at the lodge or a picnic lunch will be served. After a long rewarding day of game drive, retire to your 5 Star Serengeti luxury or tented lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch or hot Lunch and dinner.



Day 05: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater:  Early morning breakfast; embark on a game drive in Serengeti National Park, through the Malanja Depression, a midst Masai villages en route  then journey to a  renowned Ngorongoro Conservation Area., Have a stop for a picnic lunch along the way. Arrive at our Ngorongoro lodge in time for dinner and a relaxing evening reminiscing the Serengeti adventures. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner.



Day 06: Ngorongoro Crater: After breakfast descend the Ngorongoro Crater for a six-hour game drive in this exceptionally wildlife-rich game park. The crater is the world’s largest unfolded caldera that hosts one of the highest concentrations of most of the large mammal species from the black rhino to spotted hyena all of which are commonly sighted in Africa. In the afternoon we visit one of the local Masai villages, subsequently proceed to Lake Manyara for dinner / overnight stay at a 4 or 5 Star lodge or tented lodge in the area. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner

Black Rhino


Day 07: Lake Manyara – Arusha & Zanzibar Island:  After breakfast, depart Lake Manyara for Arusha via the Great Rift Valley and the rural villages of Mto wa Mbu. We arrive at the Arusha airport fly to Zanzibar. You will be met by our guide and transferred to your beach resort on the east coast of Zanzibar. You will have a choice of two 5 Star beach resorts on the east coast of Zanzibar Island.  Meal Plan: Breakfast / Zanzibar: all inclusive.

Day 08 – 09: East Coast of Zanzibar Island:  Breakfast – spent relaxing on the beach, swimming in the warm Indian Ocean enjoy Zanzibar beach resort at leisure. The islands of the Zanzibar Archipelago are famous for their idyllic tropical beaches and known as for growing exotic Spice Islands. Visit the spice plantations to smell, see and taste the brightly coloured and aromatic spices, such as turmeric, ginger, black pepper, nutmeg and cinnamon. Go for a boat ride to one of the smaller islands to relax and explore, or go scuba diving. Snorkelling and scuba diving are popular activities due to the rich marine life found in these clear waters. Again you have a choice of luxury 5 Star accommodation at one of two Zanzibar resorts. Meal Plan: All inclusive

Zanzibar Archipelago

Zanzibar Archipelago

Day 10: Zanzibar Island:  Spend time enjoying the white sand beaches at your leisure and unwind at your luxury beach resort. Alternatively, take a tour of Stone Town, the major city on Zanzibar Island. A walk or guided tour in the old town – the historic quarter of Stone Town – provides a fascinating glimpse to the history and cultural diversity of the islands. Overnight accommodation in the 5 Star beach resorts, as on previous nights. Meal Plan: All inclusive.




Stone Town

Day 11: Zanzibar Beaches – Zanzibar Island: Full day on Zanzibar Island – enjoy the beautiful beaches at your luxury beach resort. The last night in Zanzibar is spent at one of the two 5 Star resorts used on this tour. Meal Plan: All inclusive

Day 12: Beach Resort – Zanzibar Airport: After breakfast, transferred to the Zanzibar International Airport or the harbour. End of the safari.  Optional Extras and Excursions. For up-to-date and confirmed pricing info for optional items, please drop us an enquiry.

Included in the Tour Price: Return airport transfer, 5 Star accommodation, meals as per itinerary (all inclusive on Zanzibar), National Park and Ngorongoro Crater fees, transport with a professional English-speaking guide/driver, bottled water, One-way flight from Arusha to Zanzibar.

Not included in the Tour Price: Drinks and alcoholic beverages, tips and gratuities, travel insurance, and Flying Doctor, International Flights, Laundry, toiletries and personal items, Flight departing from Zanzibar


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