Iconic Parks and Zanzibar

Iconic Parks and Zanzibar

Game viewing for a week in Tanzania followed by a beach break in Zanzibar.

Drive through the vast parks Tanzania has to offer you and gaze across the amazing plains and providing the time of year the iconic Great Migration. Head off to Zanzibar and spend a relaxing week lying on the beach and snorkelling through the crystal clear waters.

Tour highlights

    • Lake Manyara
    • Ngorongoro Crater game drives
    • Big 5 in Serengeti
    • Beach hop over to Zanzibar
    • Visit Stonetown in Zanzibar

    Country information

    Best time to travel: July - October

    Time difference: UTC +3 hours

    Flight time: 11 hours

Itinerary

Day 1 (Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park)

Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park

Departing Arusha at 1400 hours and passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages. At the town of Makuyuni you turn North West and continue the journey up through a scenic escarpment that brings you to your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with stunning views over the distant Lake Manyara.

Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 2 (Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti)

Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park

After breakfast there is a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park that returns to the lodge for lunch. Leaving Lake Manyara behind, the journey continues North West into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you hopefully start spotting game well before you get into the park. Continue with game drive en route to the lodge arriving for dinner.

Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Serengeti National Park)

Serengeti National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater

Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast you depart with game viewing en route as you drive south to the exit gate of Serengeti and continue to Ngorongoro. Stop en route for a picnic lunch. You then continue towards Ngorongoro where you visit a Masai Village before your final journey to your lodge, set high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Ngorongoro Crater)

Ngorongoro Crater

A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World’s largest wildlife zoo. After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. A picnic lunch is served overlooking a small lake populated with hippos. Return to the lodge in the late afternoon.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Ngorongoro Crater - Tarangire National Park

Ngorongoro Crater - Tarangire National Park

Departing Ngorongoro Crater after breakfast and head south east en route to Lake Manyara and Tarangire. Through the highlands and the Karatu you’ll view the scenic wheat plains and coffee plantations here before journeying down the spectacular escarpment where you turn south.

From here to the lodge, you enjoy a game drive en route. After lunch the remainder of the afternoon will be spent on a game drive within the park.

Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Tarangire National Park – Arusha - Zanzibar

Tarangire National Park – Arusha - Zanzibar

Depart after breakfast and head north east to Arusha arriving by Midday in time for lunch. You will be transferred to Arusha (or Kilimanjaro) airport for your scheduled Zanair flight to Zanzibar. On arrival, meet and greet followed by transfer to your hotel in Stone Town.

Accommodation: Zanzibar Grand Palace

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 8 (Zanzibar)

Zanzibar

Transfer (time to be arranged locally) to your Beach Hotel on the Coast of Zanzibar. You have the next 4 days / 3 nights at leisure at one of the most popular resort in Zanzibar.

Accommodation: Breezes Beach Club

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 9 - Day 11 (Depart Zanzibar)

Depart Zanzibar

Transfer to Zanzibar airport for your onward arrangements

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Pricing

This fly drive itinerary runs all year round

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