14 Days Tanzania Wildlife Adventure & Zanzibar

14 Days, 13 Nights

From $3,840

Duration: 14 Days
Destinations: Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti , Ngorongoro and Zanzibar
Price: $3,840 per person
Accommodation Type: Mid-Range Lodges & Tented Camps

Day 1: Arrival

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred to the Ambureni coffee lodge in Arusha for dinner and overnight. Settle into your accommodation, ready to start your safari proper in the morning.

Day 2: Arusha National Park

After breakfast, you drive to Arusha National Park for morning game drive with picnic lunch. This is one of the smaller national parks in Tanzania, but it has a rich variety of wildlife and landscapes. From the swampy Ngurdoto Crater and alkaline lakes to dense jungle and the towering peaks of Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro. In the afternoon you go on a 2-hours forest hike on the base of Mount Meru to the Tululusia waterfall. Apart from the amazing view of this mountain from the park, it is also the best place to view the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. In the late afternoon return to Ambureni coffee lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

In the morning you drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a nature walk at the edge of the huge soda lake. After this walk, you hop in the safari vehicle to continue for a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. This park is known for its huge soda lake filled with pink-hued flamingos, a large population of baboons, incredible birdlife and breathtaking views. You can see giraffes, elephants, hippos, buffaloes, zebras, flamingos, and if you are lucky you spot a tree-climbing lion. In the late afternoon, you will continue to Eileen’s trees inn for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Serengeti

After breakfast drive to Serengeti national park for a game drive with picnic lunch. Serengeti is the park with the largest concentration of big mammals in the world. Here you will see the most wildlife and this will probably be the highlight of your entire safari. Animals in the Serengeti include pride of lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, impalas, giraffes, hippos, warthogs, lots of birds, and many more. In the late afternoon, you will continue to Serengeti bush camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Serengeti

Today you go on a morning an afternoon game drive in the famous Serengeti National Park. If you want to spot the Big Five – lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, and buffalo- all in one park, the Serengeti is one of the best places to do so. The abundance of wildlife in this park is unmatched anywhere else in Africa. Depending on which time of the year you visit this park, you can also witness the Great Migration. It’s an impressive experience to see all those hoofed mammals, followed by iconic predators, migrate in a clockwise circle every year. In the late afternoon, you will continue to Serengeti bush camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Ngorongoro

After breakfast, you depart for a morning game drive in the Serengeti with picnic lunch. In the afternoon you visit a traditional Maasai village to get an insight into the lifestyle of these graceful warriors. After this exciting cultural experience, you drive to Eileen’s Trees Inn for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater

Today you set off towards the Ngorongoro Crater for a beautiful game drive. It shelters close to 30.000 animals including the Big Five. The crater teems with zebras, buffaloes, lions, wildebeest, warthogs, baboons, elephants, flamingos, ostriches, hippos, cheetahs, and a small population of the rare black rhino. The beautiful colors and dancing clouds make the crater almost surreal. Because of its natural beauty, the Ngorongoro Crater is chosen as one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders. In the late afternoon return to Eileen Trees Inn for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Arusha – Zanzibar

In the morning you drive back to Arusha. After lunch, you continue to Arusha Airport for a flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival on the tropical island, you will be transferred to the historical Zanzibar Coffee house at Stone town for dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Zanzibar Stone town

Spend a full day exploring the historical Stone Town. It is a fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways that are a joy to explore. Discover the architectural gems, tasteful restaurants, churches, markets, and gardens. There are plenty of interesting places to visit on a cultural tour, like the House of Wonders, Darajani market place, Sultan’s Palace, and the Slave Market. The mix of Arab, Persian, Indian, and European influences makes Stone Town absolutely unique. In the late afternoon, you return to the Zanzibar Coffee house for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Zanzibar Stone Town

Today you go on a spice tour. Walk with a guide through the villages and spice plantations where pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, etc grows. The guide will explain how the plants grow and what we use it for. You continue your tour to Jozani Forest, the last indigenous forest on Zanzibar with impressive mangroves. Here you can view different kinds of monkeys, like the rare red colobus monkeys, trees, and plants. In the late afternoon, you return to the Zanzibar Coffee house for dinner and overnight.

Day 11, 12 and 13: Zanzibar Nungwi

In the next 3 days, you can relax at the beautiful Nungwi Beach. This is one of the best beaches on the island. It has a relaxed atmosphere with beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise water that gently rolls onto the beach. You can spend the entire day at the beach since the beaches in this northern part of the island are not as tidal. If you like to be more active, there are plenty of options, from village walks and sailing to scuba diving and snorkeling. You can book the activities at the Warere Beach Hotel where you stay.

Day 14: Departure

After breakfast, your private driver transfers you to Zanzibar Airport for your departure flight.

You May Also Like

Tanzania And Zanzibar High End Safari

Tanzania & Zanzibar High End Safari

Price: US$9,625 per person
Duration: 11 Days
Destinations: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Zanzibar

African Safari to Grumeti River Wildebeest Experiences

Great Migration Grumeti River

Price: US$2,915 per person
Duration: 8 Days
Destinations: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Tarangire

Restaurant in the Indian Ocean Zanzibar Serengeti Zanzibar

Serengeti to Zanzibar Safari

Price: US$5,550 per person
Duration: 12 Days
Destinations: Arusha, Lake Eyasi, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti & Zanzibar