10 Day Tanzania Family Safari and Zanzibar

Family Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday offers quality family time, we are also committed to ensuring that you can relax, secure in the knowledge that your family is having as great a holiday as you are. With this in mind, we choose the hotels and lodges to offers a wide range of family-friendly accommodation options.
The safari can be customised to suit your dates and requirements – perhaps add on or swap in Luxury or midrange accommodations.
Children over the age of 8 years are welcome on this trip and would really enjoy it – family accommodation is available.
Our trip can do whatever you please – no need to fit into other people’s schedules here.
We would suggest that after an early breakfast, you head out with your private safari guide to make the most of the day. At this time of the year, there’s a strong possibility that the migration is in the area so you’ll be out in search of the herds. Whether they are peacefully spread out in their thousands across the plains or gathering in a frenzy on the Mara River banks, it’s always an unforgettable spectacle. Return for lunch in camp followed by a siesta and a swim to recharge batteries for an afternoon walk and sundowner.
Family safari includes a classic Tanzania safari and the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar, a great combination of wildlife, adventure, and fun in the sun. This is a comprehensive safari, covering the best of what Tanzania has to offer.
Our safari vehicles with hatched roof for shade against sunny African wilderness; are extended body with roomy seats for comfortable sitting and stretching out legs. Every guest is accessible to window seat. Cars are also fitted with fridges, power charge sockets and VHF radio calls for easy and fast communication with base office. A vehicle in only as good as the driver and drivers are excellent. Each one is custom designed with an extra large photographic roof hatch, extra dust proofing, comfortable seats with seat belts and canvas covers, first aid kits, binoculars, a selection of field guides and a cooler stocked with bottles of mineral water supplied by Tanzania On Foot Company at no additional cost.
Every safari vehicle carries a maximum of six passengers so that every passenger is guaranteed a window seat and access to the photographic roof hatch at all times during the safari.
Every safari vehicle is serviced after each safari.
Driver guides are all trained naturalists who have more than five years experience with us, they know their way around the parks and are skilled at spotting and identifying wildlife. They are also trained to prepare delicious picnic lunches in the bush, so that you can maximize your game viewing opportunities.
Game viewing from the vehicle is one of the core activities of a wildlife safari. Drives are conducted in the morning and evening, but depending on time of year and weather conditions may extend throughout the day. It is often best to head out for a game drive very early after a quick cup of coffee and a muffin, returning later for a leisurely breakfast. Alternatively a camp breakfast could be followed by a long morning game scouting drive with a picnic carried along and eaten whenever the opportunity presents itself.
Evening game drives are generally very rewarding, and it is during these times that we expect the best light for photography and enjoying the ever magnificent African bush scenery.

Destination Group size 2-4 persons Group size 4-6 persons Group size 6-8* persons
Safari+Zanzibar Price starts-$2950-pp Price starts-$2750-pp Price starts-$2450-pp

Day 01: Arrive in Tanzania.
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International airport and transfer to Arusha at Plane lodge.
The rest of the day is free to relax and recover from your flight, laze by the pool or explore the town.
Dinner and overnight at The Lodge Tellamande: Bed, dinner and breakfast. 
Day 02: Game drive in Serengeti National Park.
We head towards the Serengeti National Park. En route there is an opportunity to visit Olduvai Gorge. It is within this steep sided ravine that Louis and Mary Leakey made some of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries in the 1950s. Here in a small museum we are able to see evidence of our ancestors that have been dated back 2.5 million years. After lunch we drive into the Serengeti itself and the rest of the afternoon is spent game viewing in the vast plains that are broken only by stands of acacia trees and the occasional kopje. In December, January and February we will normally meet the migration with large herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. We return to our special tented camp for the night.
Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge: Bed, dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Day 03: Game drive in Serengeti National Park.
We have another full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year; we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras, which travel with the wildebeest. We journey from the wide open plains to the kopjes: these volcanic rocky outcrops provide protection and shelter for a wide variety of animals and from the top we can look out across the vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and it you are lucky the elusive leopard and cheetah, as well as huge amounts of interesting bird life, from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. We return to our special tented camp for the night.
Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge: Bed, dinner, breakfast and lunch. 
Day 04: Game drive in Serengeti National Park.

Depending on the time of the year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffe, zebras, Monkey, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes as well as a multitude of birds.
Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge: Bed, dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Day 05: Game drive in Serengeti National Park.

After breakfast we will take the packed lunch with us and proceed with the game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Around 1230 and 1300 break for your lunch. After having our lunch we will proceed with our game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Approximately 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass.
Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge: Bed, dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Day 06: A full day game drive in Ngorongoro Crater.

Today we will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater for your crater tour. Here you we will explore the forest areas inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where we may see flamingos. We will also visit the open savannah where the lions hunt. Picnic lunch will be served in the crater. In late afternoon we make a short journey to Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at The Lodge Tellamande: Bed, dinner and breakfast.
Day 07: Serengeti to Zanzibar.

This morning, you will be transferred to the nearby airstrip (with picnic lunch) for your flight to Zanzibar. Once in Zanzibar, you will be transferred to your beach hotel.
Zanzibar is a beautiful island with pristine, untouched beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see. Enjoy your days doing as much or as little as you please on this idyllic island. You might choose to take an optional trip to explore the old Stone Town, a spice farm or Jozani Forest to see the Red colobus monkey which is endemic to Zanzibar (tours not included). Alternatively you may prefer to just relax or enjoy snorkeling, windsurfing or diving (some with additional costs).
Dinner and overnight at Fumba Beach Lodge: Bed, dinner and breakfast.
Day 08: Full day tour in Prison Island in Zanzibar.

Morning after breakfast at 9:30 picked up to guided prison island tour whereby you will be taken to stone town where you will find your special boat to Prison Island. in prison island you will find the gent tortoises and old historical prison where slave was been kept after remain from the market then you will have lunch at the prison island restaurant and later after lunch you will have chance of doing snorkeling at the island .after prison tour the boat will drive you back to stone town for your guided historical tour and slave root chambers tour and later shopping.
Dinner and overnight at Fumba Beach Lodge: Bed, dinner and breakfast.
Day 09: Leisure day at the beach.

Relax and unwind and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar.
Dinner and overnight at Fumba Beach Lodge: Bed, dinner and breakfast.
Day 10: Departing day.
Zanzibar Hotel/Airport/Arusha/Home
You will be transferred back to Zanzibar Airport to catch your flight to Arusha/Dar es Salaam, and then connect with your international flight home.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Safari and Zanzibar Includes:
• Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
• Private safari guide
• Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
• Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
• Park fees
• Crater fees
• All meals while on safari
• Hotels/Lodges in Zanzibar
• Flight from Serengeti to Zanzibar
• Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
• On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks
• Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
• Flying Doctor Service
Safari and Zanzibar Excludes:
• Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
• Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
• Meals not listed above
• Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
• Tips and any items of personal nature.

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