This safari gives you an opportunity to see the best of Tanzania over 7-days as you explore its different parks and reserves and see a wide range of African wildlife. Your wildlife safari start by visiting the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park before searching for the Big 5 in the world-renowned Serengeti. National Park.In Ngorongoro descend into the floor of the crater for a full day adventure. Finish your Tanzanian safari off with a visit to the Tarangire National Park.Extend your holiday in Tanzania with a three-day visit to the exotic island of Zanzibar where you will relax, unwind by lazing on the beaches and exploring historic Stone Town.
DAYS 1:Your safari in Tanzania begin your journey with a picturesque drive that starts in the bustling town of Arusha and passes through traditional African villages and vast plantations of maize, coffee and bananas. Drive up the escarpment and arrive at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Perched on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, the lodge offers breath taking views of the distant Lake Manyara. After lunch in your lodge, you will relax in your room till late afternoon when you will be collected by your driver guide and enjoy game drive in the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park. Keep your eyes open for the blue monkeys scampering between the ancient mahogany trees and the bushbuck grazing in the shadows.
DAYS 2-3: Discover the Serengeti National Park
After breakfast begin the scenic journey to the world-renowned Serengeti National Park. Enjoy game viewing en route to Serengeti Sopa Lodge, arriving as the sun sets.Your next day in Serengeti will be dedicated to exploring Tanzania’s prime wildlife-viewing destination. Look out for thousands of wildebeest and elephant as they amble over the plains in this Big 5 game reserve.
DAYS 4-5: Serengeti National Park-Ngorongoro Crater
You have the last chance to go on one last game drive before you depart the Serengeti. Depart the park and head toward the world renowned Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Enjoy a picnic lunch along the way. You will arrive at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge in the afternoon. The next morning, you an exciting game viewing awaits you as you descend the world’s largest intact volcanic crater and explore its floor for the abundant resident wildlife. At the crater floor, the wildlife is diverse, promising excellent game viewing, due to the variety of habitats found here
DAY 6 Explore the Tarangire National Park
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your lodge in Ngorongoro before departing for the Tarangire National Park. Enjoy your derive as a scenic route takes you past Lake Manyara and the traditional village of Mto wa Mbu. On arrival, enjoy a game drive as you drive towards the Tarangire Sopa Lodge.Sit down to lunch, and perhaps take a dip in the swimming pool, before heading out to explore this dusty, red landscape and its resident wildlife.
DAY 7: Tarangire-Arusha-Zanzibar
After breakfast return to Arusha with packed lunch. Upon arrival, drive to Arusha airport where you will board a scheduled flight to the exotic island of Zanzibar. Arrive in the historic Stone Town and spend the night in the Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel, located in the centre of Stone Town.
DAYS 8-10 Zanzibar
Explore Stone Town at leisure before a midday transfer to the Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club, which is located on the east coast of this spectacular island, this resort walks out onto perfect white beaches that are lined with exotic palm trees. Take in these beautiful and tranquil surroundings in the next few days. You have the option to laze on the beach, swim in the clear, blue Indian Ocean or try your hand at the many water sports on offer at the resort. Return to your hotel after an exciting day and unwind in the Mvua Spa. There are also a range of cultural excursions around the island to learn more about its history and spice trade. Enjoy sundowners at either the pool bar or the beach bar, and sit down for dinner at one of the resort’s three restaurants.
DAY 11 Depart
Today you enjoy one last breakfast on the island before your transfer to Zanzibar’s airport from where you will connect to your onward travel arrangements.