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joy sunrise on the Ngorongoro Crater, lion spotting in the heart of the Serengeti, wandering the markets of Stone Town and relaxing on the idyllic beaches of Zanzibar, this 14 night Tanzania bush and beach safari has so many highlights as you experience an authentic tented safari through some of the most famous national parks in Africa and then fly to the tropical spice island of Zanzibar.
Day 1: London to Kilimanjaro
Fly overnight from the UK to Kilimanjaro (via Nairobi).
Day 2: Kilimanjaro to Lake Manyara National Park
On arrival you will be met by your driver/guide and private 4×4 vehicle and you will head straight to Lake Manyara National Park to spend 1 night at Kirurumu Manyara Lodge, a tented lodge with 27 rooms on the edge of the rift valley which offers incredible views of Lake Manyara – the view from the bar is particularly amazing and a great spot for a drink!
This afternoon you will start your safari with an afternoon game drive in search of those tree climbing lions. This beautiful park boasts a huge amount of wildlife and is also a key area for elephants, giraffes, buffalo and of course flocks of flamingos in season.
Days 3: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater
This morning you can either head back into the park for a morning game drive with picnic lunch or alternatively you can enjoy a half-day hike in the valley with a Masai guide. You will then climb the rift valley escarpment heading to the rim of the mighty Ngorongoro Crater where you will spend 2 nights at Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp, a beautiful 8 tent camp in an Acacia forest and one of the few privileged camps in this prime safari location.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
An early start this morning as you drive down into the Ngorongoro Crater for a day of exciting Big 5 game viewing with a picnic lunch – staying on the rim of the crater will ensure you are one of the first onto the crater floor! This incredible sunken caldera is one of the most breath-taking safari locations on the planet and resident to a huge concentration of wildlife which includes black rhino and large lion prides. After an incredible day you will return to camp.
Day 5: Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park
Another day of jaw dropping scenery and wildlife as you head down onto the plains of the Serengeti National Park to continue your safari with 2 nights at Ang’ata Serengeti Camp, the sister camp to Ang’ata Ngorongoro this is a slightly larger camp with 12 tents but equally as beautiful, very friendly staff and located in the game rich Seronera region of the park. There are a huge number of camps in the Serengeti. Ask us for our recommendation based on the places you like to stay at. Call 01273 923100.
Day 6: Serengeti National Park
Full day of game viewing in the Serengeti National Park with your guide and private 4×4 vehicle. One of the most incredible game viewing regions in Africa the Serengeti National Park has a huge concentration of resident wildlife and enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra pass through the park on the annual migration – a predators paradise! This is also the perfect location for a sunrise balloon safari over the Serengeti!
Day 7: Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar
Following a final morning game drive and breakfast in the bush you will fly by light aircraft to the stunning island of Zanzibar, heading to the capital Stone Town where you will spend 1 night at the Zanzibar Palace Hotel, an independent, award winning heritage property right in the heart of town with cool Swahili style rooms. Enjoy an afternoon walking tour of Stone Town followed by a “Sundowner Moment” on the rooftops of Stone Town.
Day 8: Stone Town to east coast
After a free morning to wander the narrow ancient streets of Stone Town you will be collected and transferred to the east coast to spend your final 6 nights at Pongwe Beach Lodge, an extremely popular, super laid back beach lodge with friendly staff, great food and a beautiful secluded beach. To get the detailed low-down on Pongwe and other hotels in Zanzibar, call us on 01273 923100.
Days 9 to 13: Zanzibar east coast
Five full days to relax and enjoy this stunning part of Zanzibar. At Pongwe you can enjoy kayaking, mountain biking, snorkelling, fishing, scuba diving and jeep hire. We can also arrange a huge variety of excursions on the island such as spice tours, cooking tours, wildlife tours to Jozani forest, dolphin tours and romantic sunset dhow cruises.
Day 14: Zanzibar to London
After a final relaxing morning on the beach you will transfer back to Zanzibar Airport for your flight back to the UK (via Nairobi).
Day 15: London
This Tanzania holiday idea costs from £4,252pp and includes – International flights (price based on London), internal flights, all accommodation on a sharing basis, 5 nights full-board with private 4×4 vehicle & guide on safari, 1 night B&B in Stone Town, 6 nights half-board on the beach, all park fees and all transfers.
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