8 days Tanzania and Zanzibar tour is a safari which will start with a wildlife viewing experience in Serengeti national park, the Ngorongoro crater, Lake Manyara national park and also take you to the beautiful Zanzibar island.
You will engage in game drives in the northern part of Tanzania as you explore Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Lake Manyara national park in search of various wildlife species.
The 8 days Tanzania and Zanzibar tour safari will end in Zanzibar.
Day 1; pick up and drive to Serengeti national park
Drive time: 7 hours
Your guide will pick you up from Arusha and after a short briefing; you will continue your drive from Arusha to Serengeti national park which is a destination known for the big five and for amazing wildlife viewing.
You will be driven you to the lodge for your dinner and to spend the night at Serengeti heritage luxury tented camp.
Day 2; full day in Serengeti national park
Your guide will pick you up from your lodge in Serengeti national park after an early breakfast at the lodge. You will engage in a morning game drive around the open savannah plains in the national park in search of wildlife species such as wildebeests, antelopes, zebras, kudu, giraffes, cheetahs, lions, leopards, gazelles among others. After your morning game drive you will have lunch.
You will also engage in another game drive around Serengeti national park after lunch and later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Serengeti heritage luxury tented camp.
Day 3; drive to Ngorongoro crater
You will have breakfast at your lodge in Serengeti national park and your guide will drive you to the Ngorongoro conservation area. You will visit the Ngorongoro crater and engage in a game drive along the crater floor after descending about 600 meters into the crater. You will search for different wildlife species during your game drive such as elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, antelopes, buffalos, wildebeests, cheetahs, hyenas among others.
After this experience you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Hhando coffee lodge.
Day 4; drive to Lake Manyara national park
You will have breakfast at your lodge ahead of your drive to Lake Manyara national park where you will engage in a game drive and explore the diverse habitat in search of wildlife species such as the tree climbing lions. You will also have lunch after checking in.
During your game drive around Lake Manyara national park, you will look out for flamingos along the shores of Lake Manyara and also other wildlife species such as elephants, antelopes, zebras, kudu, waterbucks, baboons, and monkeys among others. Your dinner and overnight will be at Lake Manyara Tortilis camp.
Day 5; drive to Arusha and flight to Zanzibar
You will start with breakfast at your lodge before checking out of the lodge and your guide will drive you to Arusha.
You will have a flight to Zanzibar and on arrival on the island, you will be driven to your hotel where you will check in. Dinner and overnight stay at Flame tree cottages.
Day 6; Safari blue experience
You will enjoy the best boat tour on the island is which is a truly amazing experience sailing in the beautiful traditional Dhows. You will enjoy a boat ride, enjoy delicious buffet and drinks, fresh tropical fruits and snacks, snorkeling and also visit Menai Bay. After the experience, you will be driven back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Flame tree cottages.
Day 7; beach experience
After breakfast at your hotel, you will also spend the day relaxing at the beach and enjoying views of the Indian ocean. Your dinner and overnight will be at Flame tree cottages.
Day 8; end of safari
You will have breakfast at your hotel in Zanzibar ahead of your flight from Zanzibar which will bring your safari to an end.
- Transportation as per itinerary.
- Accommodation per itinerary
- Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
- Services literate English driver/guide.
- National park entrance fees as per itinerary.
- Excursions & activities as per itinerary
- Park fees
- Flight to Zanzibar
- Personal expenses.
- Alcoholic drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
- International and local flights.
- Covid tests
- Anything else not included in the itinerary