TZ 14: 12 Nights/ 13 Days of Tanzania Wild Bush & Zanzibar Beach Holiday

Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park

Picked from you hotel in Arusha town and drive on tarmac road 130km to Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive. The park is home to Lion, Hippo, Elephant, Zebra, Buffalo, Giraffe, Baboon, Blue and Vervet monkey and Warthog. About 350 species of birds have been recorded. You will have picnic lunch, dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Hotel.

Day 2: Manyara – Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, drive to the Great Serengeti National Park with game drives en route. Afternoon game drives in the park a home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife lodge.

Day 3: Full Day in Serengeti National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in the park. In the afternoon, continue with game viewing to the North East of the park. This is Lobo area where the main path of the Serengeti Wildebeest migration has. Dinner and overnight at Lobo Wildlife Lodge.

Day 4: Full day in Serengeti National Park

Breakfast, then half day game viewing in Lobo area where you will have your hot lunch before you drive back to Seronera the center of Serengeti. Proceed with game viewing around Seronera or Eastwards, dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife lodge.

Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater Rim

Wake up at 0600hrs for early morning game drives in Serengeti, Return to the lodge for breakfast at 0845hrs. Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge.

Day 6: Crater tour – Arusha National Park

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0600hrs; descend to the Crater floor for game drives. All the Big Five – Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant – live in this wonderful caldera. You will also see the Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest and Hyena. Birds include flamingos on the Soda Lake, Geese, Storks and Vultures. Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool.

After lunch proceed with fame viewing while ascending the Crater and drive to Arusha National Park. Lying between the peaks of Kilimanjaro and Meru, Arusha National Park is an outstandingly beautiful area. The Park has a wide range of habitats, from the string of crater lakes where many water birds can be watched, through the highland montane forest and on up to the imposing summit of Mt. Meru.

Accommodation at Meru Simba Lodge, located on the foothills of Mount Meru, direct at the border of the Arusha National Park to give you a good view of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Day 7: Arusha

Full day game drives at Arusha National Park.

Day 8: Arusha – Zanzibar

After breakfast, transfer to Arusha Airport to catch your flight to Zanzibar. A representative from Serena Zanzibar Inn will pick you from Zanzibar International Airport and transfer you to their hotel, where your accommodation will be on half board (breakfast and dinner).

Day 9: Zanzibar (Stone Town)

Spend whole day in the beaches on your own. Half Board accommodation at Serena Zanzibar Inn.

Day 10: Stone Town – North Zanzibar

A representative from Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel will pick you from Zanzibar Serena Inn and transfer you to their hotel in the North Coast. Accommodation will be on half board (breakfast and dinner).

Day 11-12: North Zanzibar

Spend whole day in the beaches on your own. Half Board accommodation at Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel.

Day 13: Zanzibar – Depart Home

After breakfast, a representative from Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel will transfer you to Zanzibar Airport to catch your home flight.