16 Days Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar excursion package.
This safari tour package will take you to enjoy and experience Tanzania wild life you will have opportunity to spot African big five including Lion, Elephants, Leopard, Rhino and Buffalo, also you will have experience on the nature of landscape to both northern circuit and southern circuit of Tanzania with unremarkable experience of Zanzibar Island where you will enjoy beaches with other excursions.
Tour type: Family, Nature and Wildlife, Extreme Sport &Excursion. Availability 98% Book today.
Minimum Rate Per Traveler: Easy Package Start from US$ 4,616
Best time: All year around
Duration: 16Days/ 15Nights
Departing From: Arusha
Departure Time: 0800 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)
Minimum Travelers: 3
Day 1. Arrival
International Airport (JRO) on arrival in Tanzania you will meet with one of Giraffe Safari representative who will welcome you and who will transfer you from the airport to Arusha town. You will spend the night in this busy tourist town where you will get short briefing from our representative at hotel and leave you to relax for while and have dinner with overnight stay at LUXURY: Ngurudoto Mountain Lodge COMFORT: Mvuli Hotels EASY:Venice Hotel or another hotel of the same category.
Day 2: Arusha city- Arusha National Park.
After breakfast in morning at hotel you will meet our professional driver guide who will give you short safari briefing then drive way to Arusha National Park as Arusha national Park has three most significant features include the rugged Mount Meru (Tanzania’s second highest peak with 4566m), Momela Lakes, and the 3km wide Ngurudoto Crater, which was formed about fifteen million years ago. You will do walking safari, game drive and get enjoyed beautiful giraffe, baboons also bird watching until evening and driving back to Hotel in Arusha city of day one
Day 3: Arusha – Tarangire National Park.
After breakfast and picnic lunch you will start drive from Arusha city to Tangire National park which takes 2 hours then you will enjoy morning game viewing in Tarangire National Park as Tarangire is a beautiful park filled with Baobabs and Acacias with a large variety of game such as zebras, elephants, giraffes and water buck after game drive you will get overnight stay at LUXURY: Tarangire Sopa Lodge COMFORT: Tarangire Safari Lodge EASY: Camping at Tarangire public Campsite or accommodation of the same category
Day 4: Tarangire – Lake Manyara-Serengeti
After breakfast in morning and your picnic lunch you will drive way to Lake Manyara for game drive which takes 1 hour from Trangire national park to Lake Manyara National the park has more than 400 species and which famous for availability of climbing lions tree and flamingos on the lake. Then you will proceed with drive to Serengeti national through Ngorongoro conservation area which takes 4 hours to 5 hours then you will have overnight stay at LUXURY: Serengeti Serena Lodge COMFORT: Seronera wildlife lodge EASY: Camping at Seronera public campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 5: Serengeti National park
Serengeti is among of wonders of the world a full day of game drives in this wildlife haven is nothing short of thrilling. The park has endless with 14,763 square kilometres. You will see a variety of wildlife such as leopards, cheetahs, lions and also catch some of the annual wildebeest migration action then you will get dinner and overnight stay at selected lodge/campsite on day 4.
Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro crater
After breakfast and your picnic lunch you will do half game drive to serengeti and drive to Ngorongoro conservation Area which takes about 2 hours to 3 hours where on the way you will enjoy the landscape of Ngorongoro Conservation Area with a short standing at Oldvai Gorge where the first human being remains discovered by Doctor Leakey and his wife Mery Leakey and overnight stay at LUXURY: Ngorongoro sopa Lodge COMFORT: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge EASY: Camping at Simba public Campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 7: Ngorongoro crater-Arusha.
After breakfast and your picnic lunch then you will descend into the Crater floor to do half day game drive which is famous for spotting all the AFRICAN BIG FIVE Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera others are Zebra Hippo Wildebeest Hyena and more Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks and Vultures after half day game drive you will start drive back to Arusha where you will have overnight stay at LUXURY: Mount Meru Hotel COMFORT: Mvuli Hotels EASY.Venice Hotel or another hotel of the same category.
Day 8: Arusha – Selous Game Reserve.
Breakfast at hotel then at 1045AM you will get transfer to Airstrip for a scheduled flight and being travel to Selous Game Reserve . You will arrive in Selous in the afternoon then you will have overnight stay at LUXURY: Selous Serena Lodge: CONFORT: Selous River lodge EASY: Bandas campsite or accommodation of the same category
Day 9 : Selous Game Reserve.
After your breakfast in your accommodation you will go for having full game drives to Selous game reserve as Selous is a home to large population of elephant, big number of buffalo and wild dog other species commonly seen are lion, bushbuck, impala, giraffe, eland, baboon, zebra, Kudus and Crocodile. You will have all meals and overnight at accommodation selected on day 8.
Day 10: Walking and Boat Excursion in Selous GR.
After breakfast with your picnic lunch you will get a walking trip in the wilderness accompanied by a reserve ranger guide to get close to the animals. You will have picnic lunch in the bush and there after lunch transfer to Rufiji for afternoon boat excursion on the Rufiji River spotting large floating bodies of Hippos and or Crocs in evening as the Sun goes down the drive will take you back to your accommodation to have dinner with overnight stay at the accommodation selected on day 8.
Day 11: Selous Game Reserve.
You will be waking up early for morning game viewing and Sun rise in Selous game Reserve then you will drive back to your accommodation for breakfast. After breakfast you will rest and relax your accommodation waiting for lunch. Evening at 1630 you will proceed with game drives and enjoy the Sun set as it goes down then you will have overnight stay at your accommodation selected on day 8 .
Day 12: Selous Game Reserve.
After breakfast, you will proceed with morning game drives before hot lunch. Afternoon relax at leisure in your accommodation waiting for dinner and overnight stay selected accommodation on day 8.
Day 13: Selous – Zanzibar
Breakfast in Selous then transfer to the airstrip for a scheduled flight to Zanzibar Island you will meet Giraffe Safari staff at the airport and transfer to your hotel for relax for 2 hours then you will have walking tour which important town of Zanzibar with a century history. It includes a visit to former slave market site, now stands as Anglican church built in 1871, town market, visit the Zanzibar Memorial Museum, House of Wonder built in 1883 (Beit – Al-Ajab), old Arab Fort, Palace Museum, Old Indian Dispensary (cultural centre) at 2:00pm transfer to North or East coast hotel via Maruhubi Palace ruins, Living Stone House and to the Spice tour on this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, flowers, fruits an another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour and visit to Kidichi bath built in 1850 by the first Sultan for his wife Sheharzad (grand daughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia) and you will get overnight stay at LUXURY:Serena Hotel or Double Tree Hotel by Hilton CONFORT: Maru maru Hotel EASY:Vanilla House or accommodation of the same category
Day 14: Spice Tour
After breakfast in your hotel then drive to the Spice farm for a half day Spice Tour, where you will experience and see various spices which are more used by Zanzibar people then you will get drive back to your hotel selected on day 13 for overnight stay.
Day 15. Jozani Forest & Beach relax.
After breakfast you will get drive to Jozan Forest for half walking tour in Jozan forest. The forest is also known as jozani chwaka bay national park. This forest holds the rare Red Colobus Monkeys that can not be seen anywhere else in the world. Tourists may have to start by visit the natural forest where by the smaller trees and bushes make several sub-canopies under the highest canopy. however this attraction (natural forest) and the nature walk are just options to our clients. You may will be also walked through nature trail (nature walk) of the forest, which is an habitat for many animal species and mainly Red Colobus Monkeys. Many of the tourists have much interest with only seeing the red colobus monkeys then you will drive back to your accommodation for lunch and around 1630 you will go for beach relax where you enjoy the beach by swimming and sun set at the beach.
Day 16: Zanzibar- Home
After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport or airport for your flight or sheep back home. End of the Tour.
- Rescue emergence fee
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the hotel category.
- Private guide
- Land cruiser car 4×4 safari with pop up roof
- Transportation to both directions between the International Airport
- Park fees & Crater fees
- Airport arrival & Departure with greetings
- Safari vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water.
- Government taxes &VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
- International flight ticket
- Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Meals not listed above
- Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
- Tips and any items of personal nature