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From the Bush to the Beach Tanzania Honeymoon Safari

 
Tour Summary:
There’s something special about Tanzania. Historic and brimming 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 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.

  • Tarangire National Park – Game-drive
  • Lake Manyara National Park – Game-drive
  • Serengeti National Park – Game-drive
  • Ngorongoro Conservation area – Game-drive
  • Zanzibar – Beach Holiday, Spice Tour, Stone Town Tour, Jozan Forest Tour

Please note: This is a 11-day luxury tented camps and luxury lodging safari. The day of your arrival is not included in the number of days that you are going to spend on safari. Also, hotel accommodation before and after safari in Arusha Town is not included in the given package price. However, it can be arranged and paid for upon arrival. Therefore, Open Africa Safaris will only include the transfer from and to the airport for your hotel in Arusha Town.

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Int. Airport (JRO), you will meet and greet your safari guide who will escort you to the vehicle for transfer to Lake Duluti Lodge in Arusha Town. Bed and breakfast is included here.

Main destination: Arusha
Accommodation: Lake Duluti Lodge- luxury accommodation located in Arusha

Day 1: Arusha City – Tarangire National Park
Drive in comfort to Tarangire National Park and Maromboi Tented Lodge, set in picture perfect acacia woodland and grassland, 10min drive away from the park gate.

After a relaxing lunch, we’ll enter the national park and head off to game viewing. The park is 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 arranged 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 and non-alcoholic drinks included

Day 2: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, you’ll embark on a 6-hour game drive with picnic lunch, ranging far and wide. Among other aspects of animal behavior, your guide will point out the fascinating way in which elephants communicate using subtle interactions. Overnight stay arranged at Escapement Lodge. It is located at the top of East Africa Rift Valley close to Lake Manyara National Park.

Main destination: Tarangire National Park
Accommodation: Escapement Lodge- mid-range lodge bordering Tarangire NP without fences
Meals & drinks: All meals and non-alcoholic drinks included

Day 3 :  Lake Manyara National Park
We will drive from the Escapement Lodge to Lake Manyara NP with our picnic lunch boxes for the game-drive at Lake Manyara National Park. At around 5:30 pm, we will drive back to the lodge for overnight stay at Escapement Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch box and dinner
Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
Accommodation: Escapement Lodge
Meals & drinks: All meals and non-alcoholic drinks included

Day 4: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, we travel by road from Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge (optional). Here, you will visit the Gorge and the Museum, and also have the option to visit Masai Village. Thereafter, en-route game-drive and overnight stay arranged 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 and non-alcoholic drinks included

Day 5: Serengeti National Park
At Serengeti National Park, you enjoy a full day game-drive with a choice of hot lunch at either your luxury camp or a picnic lunch. After our full day game-drive, we will then drive back to Kati Kati tented camp for overnight stay in Serengeti.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Main destination: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Kati Kati Luxury Camp- mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & drinks: All meals and non-alcoholic drinks included

Day 6: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, check-out at the 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, and then the en-route game drive will proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Malanja Depression. Drive through various regions of Masai Village for dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch box and dinner
Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge- mid-range lodge located inside Ngorongoro Area
Meals & drinks: All meals and non-alcoholic drinks included

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive – Drive Manyara Airstrip  to Zanzibar

After breakfast, we will travel to Ngorongoro Crater for a 6-hour game drive followed by a visit to the Masai Village. Thereafter, we will return to Lake Manyara Airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar, and stay overnight at a Mnarani Beach cottage.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation: Mnarani Beach Cottage in North Zanzibar, Nungwi Village

Day 8: Zanzibar Island Beach Leisure

On this day, you can do as many activities as you wish in Nungwi area. Enjoy leisurely at your beach resort, experience boat ride at Indian Ocean Island, scuba diving, and snorkeling. At the end of this enjoyment day in Nungwi beach area, you will then 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 9: Activities at Stone Town
Today, we will drive you to Stone Town for multiple tours and activities. The tours will include 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 10: Zanzibar Island Beach Leisure
Enjoy your beach leisure at the beach resort or Zanzibar Island excursion. On this day, you can also take a walk in Stone Town and get some fresh air. You may also visit some local markets and gift shops in the town for home gifts shopping. Dinner and overnight stay arranged at Mnarani Cottages Hotel.

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

Day 11: North Coast Zanzibar Nungwi to Zanzibar Airport
After breakfast, checkout from your room at 10:00 a.m. and say farewell to your Spectacular Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach vacation. Our representative will pick you up from the beach resort and transfer you to Zanzibar Int. Airport for your flight to Dar-es-Salaam International Airport, or to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your connection flight back home.

Please Note: This luxury tented camping & luxury lodge safari does not include activities in Zanzibar. However, the package includes one-way flight ticket to Zanzibar, all accommodations in Zanzibar and airport transfers to and from Zanzibar.

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

You’ll visit Tanzania
This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)
Fly to/from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
Lodging is in luxury tented camps and budget lodging
A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Accommodation in Arusha before and after safari is not included

Trip Length: 11 Days
Optimal Season: Anytime
Type: Flying & Overland Safari
Activities: Game–drives; other (optional) activities like Maasai Boma visit, Culture Walking Safari and Serengeti Balloon Safari
Getting around: Pop-up roof 4×4 Land Cruiser

  • Airport transfers to and from Kilimanjaro airport, Dar-es-salaam and Zanzibar
  • Bed and breakfast, sea view room accommodation in Zanzibar (Mid- range)
  • One-way flight ticket from Manyara Airstrip to Zanzibar
  • Accommodations and meals as per itinerary
  • All national park’s entry fees
  • Exclusive services of a professional driver and guide
  • All camp/lodging fees
  • Food, drinking water a liter and a half per day per person
  • All game drives with four-wheel drive Toyota land cruisers or land rover; pop up roof for easier animals view; guarantee each person to have a window
  • International airfare, although it can be arranged
  • Zanzibar activities, but it can be arranged
  • Alcohol
  • All items of personal nature
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa and visa fees
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Laundry services will be available for an extra fee
  • Tips for your professional driver or tour guide