15 Day Zanzibar, Tanzania and Kenya Overland

From R 47050

DURATION:

15 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

DAR ES SALAAM

ENDING POINT:

NAIROBI

TOUR TYPE:

Overland Tour

TOUR CODE:

ANOZT15

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An epic 15-day overland safari that takes you to the beautiful islands of Zanzibar, mainland Tanzania and Kenya.

We begin with an island excursion where you will spend three days relaxing on the beach and there is a huge variety of activities. Rent a scooter, go scuba diving or explore the vibrant markets of Stone Town. After Zanzibar, it is safari time! You will visit the well-known Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater where your days are filled with game drives. On day 10 it's time to head to Kenya where you will visit the superb Masai Mara National Reserve and then Lake Nakuru National Park, famed for its blanket of pink flamingos on the lake. The tour comes to a close in Nairobi city. Don't miss out. Book Now!

15 Day Zanzibar, Tanzania and Kenya Overland

Day 1 – Zanzibar Excursion

After meeting our crew and fellow passengers, we head out early to catch 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: Dar es Salaam to Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Included highlight: Zanzibar Excursion

Day 2 – Zanzibar Excursion

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

Day 3- Zanzibar Excursion

Today we explore the beautiful Jozani Forest. For those wanting to do their last bit of sightseeing, the afternoon is free for optional activities. Boasting a rich history this bustling port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
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 Half Day tour

Day 4 – Bagamoyo

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, on arrival back at the Dar es Salaam port, we reunite with our truck and return to Bagamoyo where we spend the night.

Accommodation Bagamoyo Travellers Lodge http://www.bagamoyo.com/travellers-lodge/
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.

Route: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam by ferry; Dar es Salaam to Bagamoyo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Stone Town

Day 5 – Arusha

Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania, our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. Those who have purchased the optional Serengeti Excursion package. You 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 En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

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

Day 6 – Karatu

Although it is 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. Those guests who have purchased the Serengeti excursion will be collected from Arusha this morning.

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.

Route: Arusha to Karatu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activities: Local Brewery Tour, Karatu Iraqw Market, local coffee plantation tour

Day 7 – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater. 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 En-suite 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 8 – Karatu

Today 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: Karatu Cultural Tour, Elephant Caves Hike

Day 9 – Arusha

Returning to Arusha, tonight we will reunite with our fellow travellers who opted for the optional Serengeti excursion and we share our experiences of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

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: Serengeti National Park to Arusha (Serengeti excursion guests) / Karatu to Arusha (Non-excursion guests)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 – Kenya – Nairobi

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi where we will spend the evening.

Accommodation Sentrim Boulevard Hotel or similar
http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-boulevard-hotels-in-nairobi-kenya
Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

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

Day 11 – Nairobi

Today is free for you to explore the streets of Nairobi. A number of optional day trips can be booked.

Accommodation Sentrim Boulevard Hotel or similar.
http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-boulevard-hotels-in-nairobi-kenya

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

Day 12 – Masai Mara National Reserve

We leave the capital of Nairobi and travel to the Masai Mara, world renowned for its endless plains of wild animals and spectacular beauty. The visit to the Masai Mara is operated in safari type vehicles and not the truck. For this reason, you are asked to pack a small overnight bag to travel with. You will need your towel, clothes, toiletries and camping essentials.

Accommodation Masai Mara Excursion http://www.keniatours.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with shared ablutions
Camping: Permanent tent with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Nairobi to Masai Mara
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Masai Mara Excursion

Day 13 – Masai Mara National Reserve

The rolling grasslands of the Masai Mara offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities. Some of the animals that could be found here include elephant, black rhino, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. Hippo and crocodile abound in the muddy brown waters of the rivers, which traverse this reserve. Today we will spend the entire day game driving through the Mara in search of all the animals.

Accommodation Masai Mara Excursion http://www.keniatours.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with shared ablutions
Camping: Permanent tent 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: Masai Mara Excursion

Day 14 – Lake Nakuru National Park

This morning we bid the Mara farewell before heading to Lake Nakuru National Park where we will enjoy an afternoon game drive through the park. Lake Nakuru is home to large flocks of flamingos and pelicans as well as black & white rhino, leopard, lion and numerous buck. Originally created as a bird sanctuary, Lake Nakuru was upgraded to National Park status in 1968.

Accommodation Lake Kivu Lodge http://www.kivuresort.co.ke/
Accommodated: Two per room with shared ablutions
Camping: Two per room with en-suite ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Masai Mara Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Lake Nakuru NP Game Drive

Day 15 – Lake Nakuru – Nairobi

We rise early and say farewell to Lake Nakuru and head towards Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, we will visit the Nairobi Giraffe Centre, followed by a game drive through the Nairobi National Park. The Nairobi National Park is home to black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and so much more.

Accommodation Post tour accommodation can be booked through your guide.

Route: Lake Nakuru National Park to Nairobi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlight: Nairobi National Park Game Drive and Giraffe Centre

Optional Serengeti Excursion

The cost of the optional Serengeti excursion package is not included in the tour price. The cost to participate in the 3-night camping excursion is R15 800 per person. Please pre-book this when you book your tour if you wish to participate in this optional excursion. Minimum of 4 people are required in order for this excursion to operate.

Accommodated – R47050
Accommodated Single Supplement – R7350


Optional Serengeti Excursion - R15800

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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15 Day Zanzibar, Tanzania and Kenya Overland

R47,050.00

An epic 15-day overland safari that takes you to the beautiful islands of Zanzibar, mainland Tanzania and Kenya.

We begin with an island excursion where you will spend three days relaxing on the beach and there is a huge variety of activities. Rent a scooter, go scuba diving or explore the vibrant markets of Stone Town. After Zanzibar, it is safari time! You will visit the well-known Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater where your days are filled with game drives. On day 10 it’s time to head to Kenya where you will visit the superb Masai Mara National Reserve and then Lake Nakuru National Park, famed for its blanket of pink flamingos on the lake. The tour comes to a close in Nairobi city. Don’t miss out. Book Now!

Description

Day 1 – Zanzibar Excursion

After meeting our crew and fellow passengers, we head out early to catch 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: Dar es Salaam to Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Included highlight: Zanzibar Excursion

Day 2 – Zanzibar Excursion

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

Day 3- Zanzibar Excursion

Today we explore the beautiful Jozani Forest. For those wanting to do their last bit of sightseeing, the afternoon is free for optional activities. Boasting a rich history this bustling port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
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 Half Day tour

Day 4 – Bagamoyo

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, on arrival back at the Dar es Salaam port, we reunite with our truck and return to Bagamoyo where we spend the night.

Accommodation Bagamoyo Travellers Lodge http://www.bagamoyo.com/travellers-lodge/
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.

Route: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam by ferry; Dar es Salaam to Bagamoyo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Stone Town

Day 5 – Arusha

Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania, our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. Those who have purchased the optional Serengeti Excursion package. You 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 En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

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

Day 6 – Karatu

Although it is 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. Those guests who have purchased the Serengeti excursion will be collected from Arusha this morning.

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.

Route: Arusha to Karatu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activities: Local Brewery Tour, Karatu Iraqw Market, local coffee plantation tour

Day 7 – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater. 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 En-suite 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 8 – Karatu

Today 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: Karatu Cultural Tour, Elephant Caves Hike

Day 9 – Arusha

Returning to Arusha, tonight we will reunite with our fellow travellers who opted for the optional Serengeti excursion and we share our experiences of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

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: Serengeti National Park to Arusha (Serengeti excursion guests) / Karatu to Arusha (Non-excursion guests)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 – Kenya – Nairobi

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi where we will spend the evening.

Accommodation Sentrim Boulevard Hotel or similar
http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-boulevard-hotels-in-nairobi-kenya
Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

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

Day 11 – Nairobi

Today is free for you to explore the streets of Nairobi. A number of optional day trips can be booked.

Accommodation Sentrim Boulevard Hotel or similar.
http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-boulevard-hotels-in-nairobi-kenya

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

Day 12 – Masai Mara National Reserve

We leave the capital of Nairobi and travel to the Masai Mara, world renowned for its endless plains of wild animals and spectacular beauty. The visit to the Masai Mara is operated in safari type vehicles and not the truck. For this reason, you are asked to pack a small overnight bag to travel with. You will need your towel, clothes, toiletries and camping essentials.

Accommodation Masai Mara Excursion http://www.keniatours.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with shared ablutions
Camping: Permanent tent with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Nairobi to Masai Mara
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Masai Mara Excursion

Day 13 – Masai Mara National Reserve

The rolling grasslands of the Masai Mara offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities. Some of the animals that could be found here include elephant, black rhino, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. Hippo and crocodile abound in the muddy brown waters of the rivers, which traverse this reserve. Today we will spend the entire day game driving through the Mara in search of all the animals.

Accommodation Masai Mara Excursion http://www.keniatours.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with shared ablutions
Camping: Permanent tent 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: Masai Mara Excursion

Day 14 – Lake Nakuru National Park

This morning we bid the Mara farewell before heading to Lake Nakuru National Park where we will enjoy an afternoon game drive through the park. Lake Nakuru is home to large flocks of flamingos and pelicans as well as black & white rhino, leopard, lion and numerous buck. Originally created as a bird sanctuary, Lake Nakuru was upgraded to National Park status in 1968.

Accommodation Lake Kivu Lodge http://www.kivuresort.co.ke/
Accommodated: Two per room with shared ablutions
Camping: Two per room with en-suite ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Masai Mara Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Lake Nakuru NP Game Drive

Day 15 – Lake Nakuru – Nairobi

We rise early and say farewell to Lake Nakuru and head towards Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, we will visit the Nairobi Giraffe Centre, followed by a game drive through the Nairobi National Park. The Nairobi National Park is home to black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and so much more.

Accommodation Post tour accommodation can be booked through your guide.

Route: Lake Nakuru National Park to Nairobi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlight: Nairobi National Park Game Drive and Giraffe Centre

Optional Serengeti Excursion

The cost of the optional Serengeti excursion package is not included in the tour price. The cost to participate in the 3-night camping excursion is R15 800 per person. Please pre-book this when you book your tour if you wish to participate in this optional excursion. Minimum of 4 people are required in order for this excursion to operate.

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