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12 Days Spectacular Tanzania Safari Combination With Zanzibar Beach Holiday

 
Tour Summary:
There’s something special about Tanzania. Historic and teeming with wildlife, it packs a visual punch with landscapes ranging from idyllic Indian Ocean beaches and great lakes, to wide-open African grassland and the highest mountain in Africa - Mount Kilimanjaro. You’ll find the Great Migration thundering through the Serengeti – a must-see for first-timers – and the quieter southern parks, ideal for experienced safari-goers. This package is perfect for honeymooners and family safari trips. It can be easily combined with a beach holiday to ensure relaxation and more quality time together.

Mikumi National Park

Area Covered:

  1. Tarangire National Park– Game drive
  2. Lake Manyara National Park– Game drive
  3. Serengeti National Park– Game drive
  4. Ngorongoro Conservation area– Game drive
  5. Zanzibar– Beach holiday; spice tour; Stone Town tour; Jozan forest tour

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Int. Airport (JRO), you will be greeted by your safari guide who will escort you to the vehicle for transfer to Mvuli Hotel in Arusha Town. Bed and breakfast will be served here.

Main destination: Arusha
Accommodation: Mvuli Hotel mid-range lodge located in Arusha.

Day 1: Arusha City – Tarangire National Park.
Drive in comfort to the Tarangire National Park and Maromboi Tented Lodge, set in picture-perfect acacia woodland and grassland, just 10min drive away from the park gate. After a relaxing lunch, we’ll head off for game viewing in the national park, famous for its giant baobab trees, large herds of elephants, plains game and predators. Tarangire also boasts a large variety of spectacular bird life including endemic species. Dinner and overnight stay at Maromboi Tented Camp.

Main destination: Tarangire National Park
Accommodation: Maromboi Tented Camp mid-range tented camp located inside Tarangire NP
Meals & drinks: All meals including non-alcoholic drinks

Day 2: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, you’ll embark on a 6-hour game drive with picnic lunch, ranging far and wide. Among many aspects of animal behavior, your guide will point out the fascinating way elephants have of communicating using subtle interactions. Overnight stay at Twiga Lodge close to the Lake Manyara National Park.

Main destination: Tarangire National Park
Accommodation: Twiga Lodge mid-range lodge bordering Tarangire NP; without fences
Meals & drinks: All meals including non-alcoholic drinks

Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park
We will travel from Tarangire NP to Lake Manyara NP with our picnic lunch boxes for the game drive at Lake Manyara National Park. Around 5:30 pm, we will drive back to your lodge for overnight stay at Flamingo Lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch box and dinner.

Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
Accommodation: Twiga Lodge mid-range Lodge
Meals & drinks: All meals including non-alcoholic drinks

Day 4: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, travel by road from Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge (optional). Here, you will visit the Gorge and the Museum with the option to visit Masai Village as well. Thereafter, en-route game drive and overnight stay at Serengeti Kati Kati Luxury Tented Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch box and dinner.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Kati Kati Luxury Camp mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & drinks: All meals including non-alcoholic drinks

Day 5: Serengeti National Park
At Serengeti National Park, enjoy a full day game drive with a choice of picnic lunch or a hot lunch at your luxury camp. After our full day game drive, we will drive back to Kati Kati tented camp for overnight stay in Serengeti. Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch box and dinner.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Kati Kati Luxury Camp Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & drinks: All meals including non-alcoholic drinks

Day 6: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater     
After breakfast, checkout from your lodge. Then, from morning to midday, enjoy en-route game drive at Serengeti National Park. Around noon, we will stop over for a picnic lunch then en-route game drive proceeds to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Malanja Depression. We drive through various Masai Village regions towards Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch box and dinner.

Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge mid-range lodge located inside Ngorongoro
Meals & drinks: All meals including non-alcoholic drinks

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive – Drive back to Arusha Town.

After breakfast, we will travel to Ngorongoro Crater for a 6-hour game drive followed by visiting Masai Village. Thereafter, we will then return to Arusha city for dinner and overnight stay at Mvuli Hotel. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation: Mvuli Hotel mid-range lodge in Arusha Town

Day 8: Arusha to Zanzibar
After breakfast, travel by road to Kilimanjaro airport or Arusha airport for your transfer to Zanzibar. On arrival at the Int. Airport in Zanzibar, you will meet one of the Open Africa Safaris’ representatives. They will then escort you to the vehicle and transfer you by road to your beach cottage in north coast at Mnarani beach cottage, in Nungwi. Meal Plan: Breakfast; drinking water in your hotel room might be provided.

Main destination: Zanzibar Island
Accommodation: Mnarani Beach Cottage mid-range cottage located in or near Zanzibar
Meals & drinks: Breakfast

Day 9: Zanzibar Island Beach Leisure  
On this day, you can do as many activities as you wish in the Nungwi area. Enjoy beach leisure at your beach resort, boat ride at Indian Ocean Island, scuba diving, and snorkeling. At the end of this fun-filled day in Nungwi beach area, you will return to Armani Beach Cottages for dinner and overnight stay.

Main destination: Nungwi
Accommodation: Mnarani Beach Cottage mid-range cottage located in or near Nungwi
Meals & drinks: Breakfast

Day 10: Activities at Stone Town
Today, we will drive you to the Stone Town for multiple tours and activities. These tours will include a slave market tour, spice tour, and prison island tour. In evening, you will drive back to your accommodation in north coast. Dinner and overnight stay at Mnarani beach cottage.

Main destination: Zanzibar Stone Town
Accommodation: Mnarani Beach Cottage mid-range cottage located in or near Stone Town
Meals & drinks: Breakfast.

Day 11: Zanzibar Island Beach Leisure
Enjoy beach leisure at your beach resort or Zanzibar Island excursion. On this day, you can also take a walk in Stone Town to get some fresh air. You may as well visit some local markets and gift shops in the town to shop for gifts. Dinner and overnight stay at Mnarani Cottages Hotel.

Main destination: Zanzibar Stone Town
Accommodation: Mnarani Beach Cottage mid-range cottage located in or near the Stone Town
Meals & drinks: Breakfast

Day 12: North Coast, Zanzibar Nungwi to Zanzibar Airport
After breakfast, checkout from your room at 10:00 am and say farewell to your spectacular Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach vacation. Our representative will pick you up from your beach resort and transfer to Zanzibar Int. Airport for your flight to Dar es Salaam International Airport, or Kilimanjaro International Airport for your connection flight back home.

Please Note: This luxury tented camping & budget lodge safari does not include accommodations and activities in Zanzibar. However, the package includes one-way flight ticket to Zanzibar, and therefore, everything in Zanzibar, such as hotel reservation, transportation and tours can be arranged by Open Africa Safaris for an additional cost.

(Maximum number of people for this trip is 4-6 per vehicle)

  • You’ll visit Tanzania
  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)
  • Fly to/from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
  • Activities: game drives, other (optional) activities like Maasai Boma visit, culture walking safari, Serengeti Balloon Safari
  • Getting around: Pop-up roof 4×4 Land Cruiser
  • Lodging is Luxury Tented Camp and budget lodging
  • Transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Accommodation in Arusha before and after safari is not included

Please note that this is a 12-day luxury tented camps and budget lodging safari. The day of your arrival is not included in the number of days that you are going to spend on your safari. Also, hotel accommodation before and after safari in Arusha Town is not included in the given package price, but they can be arranged and paid upon arrival. Therefore, Open Africa Safaris will only include the transfer from and to the airport and your hotel in Arusha Town.

  • Airport transfers to and from Kilimanjaro, Dar es salaam and Zanzibar airports
  • Bed and breakfast; sea view rooms accommodation in Zanzibar (mid-range)
  • One-way flight ticket from Arusha to Zanzibar
  • Accommodations and meals as per itinerary
  • All national park entry fees
  • Exclusive service of a professional driver and guide
  • All camping/lodging fees
  • Hotel accommodation before and after safari
  • Food, drinking water and soda
  • Camping equipment for camping safari including tents, bedding, and sleeping bags
  • All game drives with four-wheel drive Toyota land cruisers or land rover; pop-up roof for easier animal viewing; guaranteed window seat in vehicle for each person
  • International airfare, although it can be arranged
  • Zanzibar activities, but it can be arranged
  • Alcohol
  • All items of person nature
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa and visa fees
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Laundry will be an extra fee
  • Tips for your professional driver/ tour guide

Teeming with wildlife and beautifully vibrant, your trip to one of the most exciting locations on earth will leave you with some truly wonderful memories.

You begin this trip with a safari in Tanzania, which will then move to a Zanzibar holiday where you can enjoy some quality time with nature and your loved ones.

Explore the details of your trip right here, and start booking!

Teeming with wildlife and beautifully vibrant, your trip to one of the most exciting locations on earth will truly leave you with some wonderful memories.

You begin this trip with a safari in Tanzania, which will then move to a Zanzibar holiday where you can enjoy some quality time with nature and your loved ones.

Explore details of your trip right here, and begin booking!