10 Day Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar

From R 15250

DURATION:

10 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

NAIROBI

ENDING POINT:

DAR ES SALAAM

TOUR TYPE:

Overland Tour

TOUR CODE:

ANOSB10

lion face close up

The tour starts in the capital of Kenya, Nairobi. From here you will head to Arusha to board a 4x4 vehicle and travel into the Serengeti National Park for your first game drives. You will spend four days in Serengeti and you will also visit the beautiful Ngorongoro Crater, a unique place with plenty of game to spot.

The second part of this trip is all about island vibes. You will travel from Arusha down to Zanzibar. You are free to spend your days on the island however you choose, be it snorkelling in the aqua blue waters or exploring the historic area of Stone Town. On day 10 you will travel back to Dar es Salaam where this incredible safari and beach tour ends.

This trip is also available in reverse order if you wish to start in Dar es Salaam and finish in Nairobi.

10 Day Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar

Day 1 – Arusha

Leaving behind the bustle of Nairobi we travel south to the Tanzanian border. After completing border formalities we continue to the busy town of Arusha, our base for the night. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. Those who have purchased the optional Serengeti Excursion upgrade package will be briefed this evening by our local guide on what to prepare for the coming days.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Nairobi to Arusha
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Tanzania: Namanga, no telephone number, Open: 24hrs
Kenya: Namanga, Tel: +254 455 32002, Open: 24 hrs

Day 2 – Karatu

Although it is a short distance to Karatu, we will spend most of the day commuting closer to the Ngorongoro Crater. Upon arrival in Karatu, our guide will brief us on the full day excursion into the crater. Karatu is conveniently situated to allow you the opportunity to participate in various optional activities in the coming days. (This morning, those guests who pre-purchased the Serengeti excursion will be collected early and will be separated from the group for the next 4 days).

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Arusha to Karatu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: 3-Night Serengeti camping Excursion

Day 3 – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater in 4×4 safari type vehicles. We will spend the bulk of our day exploring the crater floor in search of the animals which roam the plains. We will arrive back in Karatu in the afternoon.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Karatu to Ngorongoro Crater and return
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Full day 4×4 excursion to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 4 – Karatu

This morning we rise early for a hike to the Elephant Caves, taking you through untouched forests with amazing wildlife. The rest of the day is free for you to relax at camp or participate in a number of optional activities available from the accommodation establishment. Some of the optional activities include village walking visits or a visit to Lake Manyara National Park. These activities need to be booked directly with the accommodation provide upon arrival in Karatu.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Elephant Caves Hike

Day 5 – Arusha

Wrapping up our time in Karatu and Ngorongoro Crater, we board our truck and return to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha we are reunited with our fellow travellers who opted for the Serengeti excursion.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Karatu to Arusha
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Bagamoyo

We head out early this morning as we journey south to our overnight stop in the coastal town of Bagamoyo. Formerly a centre point of the East African slave trade, Bagamoyo lies just north of the port of Dar es Salaam and is a perfect launching point for our upcoming Zanzibar Excursion. While today is primarily a travel day, we experience the hustle and bustle of one of Africa’s major travel routes. Road travel in Africa is an experience in itself and the bustling markets, villages and scenic backdrops that line the routes give a window into the lifestyle of rural Africa. This evening we will prepare for our Zanzibar Excursion that begins tomorrow morning.

Accommodation Bagamoyo Travellers Lodge http://www.bagamoyo.com/travellers-lodge/
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Arusha to Bagamoyo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Stone Town (Zanzibar)

We head out early this morning as we journey south to our departure point for our ferry to Zanzibar Island from Dar es Salaam. After arriving at the ferry port we make our way to our hotel located in the heart of Stone Town. Zanzibar is renowned for its spices and fragrances and we have the chance to experience this first-hand today. There are a number of excursions that can be arranged for the coming days in Stone Town and your guide will be on hand to assist.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz/ogh/zov/zov-accommodation
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-Suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-Suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route Bagamoyo to Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included highlight Zanzibar Excursion

Day 8 – Stone Town

This morning we enjoy the local scenery by embarking on a spice tour with a local guide. The afternoon is free to enjoy some of the many attraction sand activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and you have the opportunity to book activities such as fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Whatever it is you chose to do today, you will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz/ogh/zov/zov-accommodation
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Stone Town City Walk / Spice Tour
Optional Activity: Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more

Day 9 – Stone Town

Today we explore the beautiful Jozani Forest. For those wanting to do their last bit of sightseeing, the afternoon is free for optional activities.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz/ogh/zov/zov-accommodation
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Stone Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Jozani Forest

Day 10 – Dar es Salaam

This morning we have some time to explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. We bid farewell to the island and board our return ferry to Dar es Salaam, where your tour will come to an end upon arrival.

Accommodation Post tour accommodation can be booked through your travel agent.
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Stone Town to Dar es Salaam
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Camping – R15250 excl Activity Package
Camping Activity Package – R6200

Accommodated – R18950 excl Activity Package
Accommodated Single Supplement – R5590
Accommodated Activity Package – R6200

Includes:

All meals as per itinerary which are prepared and served at the truck / accommodation / qualified crew / filtered water / transport in the truck / included highlights as per the itinerary / entrance fees to National Parks.

Excludes:

Items of a personal nature (snacks, alcohol, soft drinks, tips) / entrance fees (associated with optional activities) / souvenirs

Please note that maps shown are a rough guide. Exact locations and routes might differ slightly to what is shown. Please refer to the tour itinerary for a more precise route.

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10 Day Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar

R15,250.00

The tour starts in the capital of Kenya, Nairobi. From here you will head to Arusha to board a 4×4 vehicle and travel into the Serengeti National Park for your first game drives. You will spend four days in Serengeti and you will also visit the beautiful Ngorongoro Crater, a unique place with plenty of game to spot.

The second part of this trip is all about island vibes. You will travel from Arusha down to Zanzibar. You are free to spend your days on the island however you choose, be it snorkelling in the aqua blue waters or exploring the historic area of Stone Town. On day 10 you will travel back to Dar es Salaam where this incredible safari and beach tour ends.

This trip is also available in reverse order if you wish to start in Dar es Salaam and finish in Nairobi.

Description

Day 1 – Arusha

Leaving behind the bustle of Nairobi we travel south to the Tanzanian border. After completing border formalities we continue to the busy town of Arusha, our base for the night. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. Those who have purchased the optional Serengeti Excursion upgrade package will be briefed this evening by our local guide on what to prepare for the coming days.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Nairobi to Arusha
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Tanzania: Namanga, no telephone number, Open: 24hrs
Kenya: Namanga, Tel: +254 455 32002, Open: 24 hrs

Day 2 – Karatu

Although it is a short distance to Karatu, we will spend most of the day commuting closer to the Ngorongoro Crater. Upon arrival in Karatu, our guide will brief us on the full day excursion into the crater. Karatu is conveniently situated to allow you the opportunity to participate in various optional activities in the coming days. (This morning, those guests who pre-purchased the Serengeti excursion will be collected early and will be separated from the group for the next 4 days).

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Arusha to Karatu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: 3-Night Serengeti camping Excursion

Day 3 – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater in 4×4 safari type vehicles. We will spend the bulk of our day exploring the crater floor in search of the animals which roam the plains. We will arrive back in Karatu in the afternoon.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Karatu to Ngorongoro Crater and return
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Full day 4×4 excursion to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 4 – Karatu

This morning we rise early for a hike to the Elephant Caves, taking you through untouched forests with amazing wildlife. The rest of the day is free for you to relax at camp or participate in a number of optional activities available from the accommodation establishment. Some of the optional activities include village walking visits or a visit to Lake Manyara National Park. These activities need to be booked directly with the accommodation provide upon arrival in Karatu.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Elephant Caves Hike

Day 5 – Arusha

Wrapping up our time in Karatu and Ngorongoro Crater, we board our truck and return to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha we are reunited with our fellow travellers who opted for the Serengeti excursion.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Karatu to Arusha
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Bagamoyo

We head out early this morning as we journey south to our overnight stop in the coastal town of Bagamoyo. Formerly a centre point of the East African slave trade, Bagamoyo lies just north of the port of Dar es Salaam and is a perfect launching point for our upcoming Zanzibar Excursion. While today is primarily a travel day, we experience the hustle and bustle of one of Africa’s major travel routes. Road travel in Africa is an experience in itself and the bustling markets, villages and scenic backdrops that line the routes give a window into the lifestyle of rural Africa. This evening we will prepare for our Zanzibar Excursion that begins tomorrow morning.

Accommodation Bagamoyo Travellers Lodge http://www.bagamoyo.com/travellers-lodge/
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Arusha to Bagamoyo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Stone Town (Zanzibar)

We head out early this morning as we journey south to our departure point for our ferry to Zanzibar Island from Dar es Salaam. After arriving at the ferry port we make our way to our hotel located in the heart of Stone Town. Zanzibar is renowned for its spices and fragrances and we have the chance to experience this first-hand today. There are a number of excursions that can be arranged for the coming days in Stone Town and your guide will be on hand to assist.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz/ogh/zov/zov-accommodation
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-Suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-Suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route Bagamoyo to Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included highlight Zanzibar Excursion

Day 8 – Stone Town

This morning we enjoy the local scenery by embarking on a spice tour with a local guide. The afternoon is free to enjoy some of the many attraction sand activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and you have the opportunity to book activities such as fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Whatever it is you chose to do today, you will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz/ogh/zov/zov-accommodation
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Stone Town City Walk / Spice Tour
Optional Activity: Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more

Day 9 – Stone Town

Today we explore the beautiful Jozani Forest. For those wanting to do their last bit of sightseeing, the afternoon is free for optional activities.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz/ogh/zov/zov-accommodation
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Stone Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Jozani Forest

Day 10 – Dar es Salaam

This morning we have some time to explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. We bid farewell to the island and board our return ferry to Dar es Salaam, where your tour will come to an end upon arrival.

Accommodation Post tour accommodation can be booked through your travel agent.
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Stone Town to Dar es Salaam
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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