12 DAYS SAFARI IN SERENGETI AND ZANZIBAR

SAFARI AND ZANZIBAR HOLIDAY can range widely in cost – depending on how many days, how many people, the level of luxury you’re looking for and many other factors.
But we know it always helps to get a ballpark understanding of price.
So enter some basic details below and we’ll tell you roughly how much it cost to get that great safari in Tanzania.
Once you’ve got a rough idea, you can easily send us an enquiry so we can put together a firm quote!
We are a mid-range company, providing a high standard of service for a fair price.
Luxury operators charge prices much higher than ours for things you do not need, while budget operators charge prices lower than ours and leave out things you do need.
The cost is $3350 per person, price per person varies depending on group sizes
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA:
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from the Airport to Arusha Safari Lodge, where the rest of the day is at leisure. We stay at Arusha Safari Lodge, which is beautiful located on the slope of Mt. Meru and is a perfect place to prepare for your safari.
We will gather in the evening at the hotel for a pre-safari briefing and an equipment check.
Dinner and overnight at Arusha Safari Lodge: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.
DAY 2: GAME DRIVE IN TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK:
Today we drive to Tarangire National Park, for excellent game viewing. Tarangire is a small park which offers some excellent sights. Generally in the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. We spend the night in our lodge beautifully set outside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere. In the late afternoon we make a short journey from the park to our special lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Kirurumu Tented Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 3: SERENGETI WILDEBEEST MIGRATION SAFARI:
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, February and March 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 Serengeti Bush Tented Camp: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 4: ANOTHER FULL DAY SERENGETI WILDEBEEST MIGRATION SAFARI:
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 lodge for the night.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Bush Tented Camp: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 5: GAME DRIVE IN NGORONGORO CRATER:
We start the day with an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that the whole area is managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife. During the drive in Ngorongoro we have a chance to glimpse something of the Masai way of life. After stopping at the entrance gate, where there is a chance to learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape, we will drive around the rim of the Crater itself, and from here we can look down and see the herd of wildebeest or buffalos. Finally we descend into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and leopard (if you are lucky). The only animal you won’t see in here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. In the late afternoon we travel just outside of the Crater to our special tented camp.
Dinner and overnight at Kirurumu Tented Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 6: GAME DRIVE IN LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK:
We depart from your lodge and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree-climbing lions.
After lunch time we will drive direct to Kilimanjaro International Airport for the flight to Zanzibar.
Arrive anytime you will meet us at the airport and pick up with private transfer to Stone town.
Dinner and overnight at Pongwe Beach Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.
DAY 7: SPICE FARMS AND STONE TOWN TOUR:
Morning after breakfast at 9:30 picked up to spice farm where you can see different types of spice and how they grow up plus tasting the seasonal fruits then will have lunch at spice farm ,then will do stone town tour where you can see historical site ,slave market ,daily market, narrow streets and later shopping.
Dinner and overnight at Pongwe Beach Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.
DAY 8: ZANZIBAR SAFARI BLUE TOUR:
Morning at 7:30 picked up from hotel to fumba village where you will meet your special boat special Guided safari blue tour: It is about visiting three different sand banks and you stop in one of those for Sea food lunch where by later you do snorkeling and having chance of seeing dolphin. It is full day back at 17:30 fumba village and arrives at hotel around 18:30.then back to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Pongwe Beach Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.
DAY 9: LEISURE DAY AT THE BEACH:
Relax and unwind and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar.
Dinner and overnight at Pongwe Beach Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.
DAY 10: HOUSE OF WONDERS:
The House of Wonders show the cultural and architectural influences of Zanzibar, Britain, Portugal, and Oman over the centuries. When it was built it was the most modern building in East Africa. It was the first building to have electricity and an elevator. The House of Wonders hosts a historical exhibition and offers insight into Zanzibari and Swahili culture. It is a very important and visually stunning historic building in Stone Town. The House of Wonders is the grandest and tallest building in all of Stone Town and is found in a prominent location in front of the Forodhani Gardens on the old town’s waterfront along Mizingani Road.
Dinner and overnight at Pongwe Beach Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.
DAY 11: DOLPHIN TRIP:
Today you will visit to Kizimkazi. Situated on the southern point of the island, Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which can often be sighted following a short boat trip from the village. If you are lucky, you may be able to swim quite close to the dolphins, which can be a very rewarding experience. We are doing this trip in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of tourists in the morning, which in big numbers disturbing the dolphins.
Dinner and overnight at Pongwe Beach Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.
DAY 12: DEPARTING DAY:
Depending on your flight schedule and departure point you will be transferred to the Zanzibar Airport to take a flight back home. If you are flying out of Dar es Salaam or Nairobi, we will arrange a connection flight for you to catch your flight back home.
TRIP 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 whist on safari
• Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
• On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
• All transfers while in Zanzibar.
• All entries fees as listed in the itinerary
• All accommodations on bed, dinner & breakfast
• Pick up from hotel to Airport for flight
• All tours & excursion
• Lunch during tours & excursion
TRIP 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.
• International airfare & flights
• All items of a personal nature.




Your Booking Details

Let us know your travel information and how to get back to you.


About the Author