Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar Exploration

Main destination Tanzania 9 Day Tour

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Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar Exploration
Welcome to Tanzania. During this journey, you will experience all of the highlights that Arusha National Park and Lake Manyara have to offer. Daily game drives searching for the big 5 with Mt Kilimanjaro will be sure to leave a lasting memory as you take pictures that will last a lifetime. Enjoy the white sand beaches and aqua waters in a relaxing setting as we eventually make our way to Zanzibar. The island is famous for its mix of exotic beaches, famous spice plantations, history and diverse culture. Spend your days snorkeling, scuba diving, or enjoying the amenities at the hotel while you enjoy some R&R.

Hotels:

  • Arusha Serena Hotel, Arusha
  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro
  • Bluebay Beach & SPA, Zanzibar

Included:

Meals:
  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 2 Dinners
Activities:
  • Walking safari in Arusha National Park
  • Game drive at Lake Manyara National Park
  • Enjoy lunch with locals at Mto Wa Mbu Village
  • Game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Partake in a Zanzibar spice tour
  • Visit the Kidichi Persian Baths
Other Services:
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation in a 7 seat 4x4 safari vehicle with English-Speaking driver-guide
  • Game drives and park entry fees
  • Tourism Development Levy
  • VAT on Ground Transport & Crater Service Fee, Park Entry Fees

Not Included:

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Tips for porters, guide and driver- the value of the tip is up to the client
  • All other services not mentioned as included
  • International and domestic airfare throughout the program
  • Domestic and International airport taxes, airport porter and extra baggage
  • Drinks or personal expenses or entrance fees for any extra sightseeing or optional activities
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as telephone, laundry, alcohol, etc.
  • Travel Visa
  • Travel insurance

Notes:

  • International flights should arrive into Kilimanjaro International Airport and depart out of Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
  • An additional one way flight is required on day 5 from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
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Day 1

Arrive into JRO – Transfer to Arusha

Welcome to Africa. Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, a private transfer will take you to Arusha, the largest city in Northern Tanzania. After checking in, the rest of the evening will be at leisure.
Accommodation: Arusha Serena Hotel
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Day 2

Arusha – Arusha National Park - Arusha

After breakfast at the hotel, we will set out on foot for our walking safari in Arusha National Park. Walking safaris are the purest form of exploration and provide you with a viewpoint of your surroundings like no other way can. After our on-foot exploration, we will jump in canoes for a different perspective of the park, its wildlife, and the magnificent Momellas.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Arusha Serena Hotel
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Day 3

Arusha – Manyara

After breakfast, we will depart for Lake Manyara National Park.
Upon arrival, we will jump in our Jeeps in search of the big five during our morning game drive.
We will follow this up with a treetop walkway where you will experience nature untouched and enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the park.
After a morning of wildlife adventure, we will head to lunch with the locals at Mto wa Mbu Village. During this tour, you will have an opportunity to visit several places in the village such as the banana plantation, banana beer brewer, rice farms, wood curves, Tingatinga artists, and the fruit market.
Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure or choose to take an optional bike tour in Ngorongoro.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
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Day 4

Ngorongoro Crater Tour

After breakfast, we will head out for a half day game drive in the Ngorongoro crater.
The crater itself is spectacular and legend has it that before it collapsed in on itself, the volcano would have been of similar size to Mount Kilimanjaro.
This afternoon and evening will be at leisure unless you choose to continue your exploration with an optional Ngorongoro nature walk or optional bush dinner in the Ngorongoro Crater.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
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Day 5

Ngorongoro – Arusha - Zanzibar

After breakfast and a morning game drive, we will drive back to Arusha, stop for an early lunch at a local restaurant, and head for the airport for our flight to Zanzibar!
Upon arrival we will stop for a Zanzibar spice tour so you can learn why this beautiful island is known as “The Spice Island”.
Our tour will start with a drive through a profusion of greenery in the countryside seeing, smelling, and tasting a variety of spices and mouthwatering tropical seasonal fruits such as jackfruit, pineapple, banana, green coconut juice, dourian, love apple, litche, soursop, etc. Spices such as cloves, cardamon, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric, and nutmeg are as exotic as their flavors. In addition to these fruits and spices, you will also have a chance to see the iodine plant, heena bush, ylang-ylang, the lipstick tree, cocoa, and coffee bean trees.
After your spice tour, we will visit the Kidichi Persian Baths, which were built in 1850 by Seyyid Said bin Sultan for his Persian wife, Princess Scheherazade, granddaughter of the Shah of Persia. Also, he Maruhubi Palace Ruins, built by the third Sultan of Zanzibar, Seyyid Barghash, for his 99 concubines. And the Dr. Livingstone House, built in 1860 for Sultan Majid. Dr. David Livingstone lived here before beginning on his last journey to the mainland interior. After the tour, we will check into the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa where you will make yourself at home for the next three nights.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
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Day 6

Zanzibar

Enjoy a day at leisure to enjoy the resort and book a plethora of optional activities including diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, canoeing, massage, the spa and wellness center, fishing, cooking classes, and more!
Optional activities can be booked at the resort directly or you can enjoy the included fitness center, group-lead wellness activities, swimming pool, ping pong, pool table, tennis court, and pristine beaches.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
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Day 7

Zanzibar

Enjoy a second day at leisure to enjoy the resort and book a plethora of optional activities including diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, canoeing, massage, the spa and wellness center, fishing, cooking classes, and more!
Optional activities can be booked at the resort directly or you can enjoy the included fitness center, group-lead wellness activities, swimming pool, ping pong, pool table, tennis court, and pristine beaches.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
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Day 8

Zanzibar

Enjoy your last day at leisure to enjoy the resort and book a plethora of optional activities including diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, canoeing, massage, the spa and wellness center, fishing, cooking classes, and more!
Optional activities can be booked at the resort directly or you can enjoy the included fitness center, group-lead wellness activities, swimming pool, ping pong, pool table, tennis court, and pristine beaches.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
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Day 9

Zanzibar- Departure

After breakfast and a morning wellness activity, you will transfer to Zanzibar Airport and bid a fond farewell to Africa.
Meals: Breakfast

The activity Level for this tour is:

Average - Some tours may include hiking or potential higher elevation hiking, biking, SUP, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking on uneven surfaces or for longer periods of time.

Day 3

Optional Tour: Bike tour in Ngorongoro.

Day 4

Optional Tour: Ngorongoro nature walk
Optional Tour: Bush dinner in the Ngorongoro Crater.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive into JRO – Transfer to Arusha

Welcome to Africa. Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, a private transfer will take you to Arusha, the largest city in Northern Tanzania. After checking in, the rest of the evening will be at leisure.
Accommodation: Arusha Serena Hotel
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Day 2

Arusha – Arusha National Park - Arusha

After breakfast at the hotel, we will set out on foot for our walking safari in Arusha National Park. Walking safaris are the purest form of exploration and provide you with a viewpoint of your surroundings like no other way can. After our on-foot exploration, we will jump in canoes for a different perspective of the park, its wildlife, and the magnificent Momellas.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Arusha Serena Hotel
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Day 3

Arusha – Manyara

After breakfast, we will depart for Lake Manyara National Park.
Upon arrival, we will jump in our Jeeps in search of the big five during our morning game drive.
We will follow this up with a treetop walkway where you will experience nature untouched and enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the park.
After a morning of wildlife adventure, we will head to lunch with the locals at Mto wa Mbu Village. During this tour, you will have an opportunity to visit several places in the village such as the banana plantation, banana beer brewer, rice farms, wood curves, Tingatinga artists, and the fruit market.
Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure or choose to take an optional bike tour in Ngorongoro.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
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Day 4

Ngorongoro Crater Tour

After breakfast, we will head out for a half day game drive in the Ngorongoro crater.
The crater itself is spectacular and legend has it that before it collapsed in on itself, the volcano would have been of similar size to Mount Kilimanjaro.
This afternoon and evening will be at leisure unless you choose to continue your exploration with an optional Ngorongoro nature walk or optional bush dinner in the Ngorongoro Crater.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
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Day 5

Ngorongoro – Arusha - Zanzibar

After breakfast and a morning game drive, we will drive back to Arusha, stop for an early lunch at a local restaurant, and head for the airport for our flight to Zanzibar!
Upon arrival we will stop for a Zanzibar spice tour so you can learn why this beautiful island is known as “The Spice Island”.
Our tour will start with a drive through a profusion of greenery in the countryside seeing, smelling, and tasting a variety of spices and mouthwatering tropical seasonal fruits such as jackfruit, pineapple, banana, green coconut juice, dourian, love apple, litche, soursop, etc. Spices such as cloves, cardamon, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric, and nutmeg are as exotic as their flavors. In addition to these fruits and spices, you will also have a chance to see the iodine plant, heena bush, ylang-ylang, the lipstick tree, cocoa, and coffee bean trees.
After your spice tour, we will visit the Kidichi Persian Baths, which were built in 1850 by Seyyid Said bin Sultan for his Persian wife, Princess Scheherazade, granddaughter of the Shah of Persia. Also, he Maruhubi Palace Ruins, built by the third Sultan of Zanzibar, Seyyid Barghash, for his 99 concubines. And the Dr. Livingstone House, built in 1860 for Sultan Majid. Dr. David Livingstone lived here before beginning on his last journey to the mainland interior. After the tour, we will check into the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa where you will make yourself at home for the next three nights.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
GettyImages-525651967.jpg
Day 6

Zanzibar

Enjoy a day at leisure to enjoy the resort and book a plethora of optional activities including diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, canoeing, massage, the spa and wellness center, fishing, cooking classes, and more!
Optional activities can be booked at the resort directly or you can enjoy the included fitness center, group-lead wellness activities, swimming pool, ping pong, pool table, tennis court, and pristine beaches.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
GettyImages-1136453251.jpg
Day 7

Zanzibar

Enjoy a second day at leisure to enjoy the resort and book a plethora of optional activities including diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, canoeing, massage, the spa and wellness center, fishing, cooking classes, and more!
Optional activities can be booked at the resort directly or you can enjoy the included fitness center, group-lead wellness activities, swimming pool, ping pong, pool table, tennis court, and pristine beaches.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
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Day 8

Zanzibar

Enjoy your last day at leisure to enjoy the resort and book a plethora of optional activities including diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, canoeing, massage, the spa and wellness center, fishing, cooking classes, and more!
Optional activities can be booked at the resort directly or you can enjoy the included fitness center, group-lead wellness activities, swimming pool, ping pong, pool table, tennis court, and pristine beaches.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
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Day 9

Zanzibar- Departure

After breakfast and a morning wellness activity, you will transfer to Zanzibar Airport and bid a fond farewell to Africa.
Meals: Breakfast

The activity Level for this tour is:

Average - Some tours may include hiking or potential higher elevation hiking, biking, SUP, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking on uneven surfaces or for longer periods of time.

Supplemental Options:

Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar Optional Tour

Day 3

Optional Tour: Bike tour in Ngorongoro.

Day 4

Optional Tour: Ngorongoro nature walk
Optional Tour: Bush dinner in the Ngorongoro Crater.
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