11-day Tanzania Safaris are perfect for honeymooners, accommodation in luxury lodges with an intimate atmosphere. Explore the Best of Tanzania in this all-inclusive package: you will encounter Tanzania’s most renowned game parks, including the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater conservancy before continuing to Zanzibar for days spent lazing on the white palm-fringed beaches in your beach resort of Zanzibar.
Picked up and transferred to Arusha.Meals and Overnight at Serena Mountain Village in Arusha.
Day 2: Lake Manyara
After breakfast depart for to Lake Manyara. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many game animals such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo and others.Meals and Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
Day 3: Serengeti
After breakfast drive to Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch. On the way visit the Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries, contributing to the theory that human life originated in Africa.Afternoon game drive,then continue to Serengeti Serena Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 4: Serengeti
After breakfast depart for a full day game drive. The Migration, consisting of around 2 million animals, is on the move all year round. Depending on the season you may be lucky to see this impressive phenomena. Naturally it also attracts a mass of predators and you may be able to see a band of lionesses gather for a hunt. You will return to your lodge for a sumptuous lunch to gather strength for the afternoon game drive.Meals and Overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning game drive trying to explore the nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light. After breakfast continue with game driving on your way to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for a late lunch.In the afternoon,optional two hours of nature walk on the crater rim accompanied by an armed ranger or visit a Masai village.Meals and Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast descend into the crater for a full day game drive with picnic lunch.The Crater is often described as one of the wonders of the world.It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural habitat. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species.Meals and Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
Day 7: Arusha
After breakfast drive back to to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar.On arrival to Zanzibar,transferred to Matemwe Beach Village or Matemwe Lodge for Meals and Overnight.
Days 8-9: Beach Resort Zanzibar
Relax and enjoy Zanzibar’s Beaches around your resort.Meals and Overnight at Matemwe Lodge.
Day 10:Stonetown and Spice Tour
After breakfast visit the Spice Plantations at Kidichi for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine, cosmetics and cooking. After the tour lunch at the ‘Spice Restaurant’, where you can taste the spices and fruits.
In the afternoon visit the Historical Stone Town. This tour takes you through fabled Stone town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!
In the late afternoon drive back to your beach hotel for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 11: Departure
Transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your departure and the perfect way to end off one of our Tanzania Safaris with Earthlife Expeditions.