10 Day Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar

From R 16750

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.

Meals Included: Dinner

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 upgrade will be collected and will be separated from the group for the next 4 days).

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 – Karatu

Today your guide will accompany you on a cultural tour. The rest of the day is for you to relax at camp or participate in a number of optional activities available from the accommodation establishment. These activities need to be booked directly with the accommodation provide upon arrival in Karatu.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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 upgrade

Meals Included: 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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Activity Package: Zanzibar Excursion

Day 7 – Nungwi (Zanzibar)

We complete the short journey into Dar es Salaam this morning and board our ferry for the two hour trip to Zanzibar. After arriving at the ferry port we board make our way to Nungwi on the northern shores of the island. We take the opportunity to visit the spice farms of Kidichi and Kizambani on our way this afternoon. 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 Nungwi and your guide will be on hand to assist.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 – Nungwi

Today is a free day to enjoy some of the many attractions and activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and Nungwi offers 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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Activity Package: Zanzibar Excursion
Optional Activity: Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, Jozani Forest and more

Day 9 – Stone Town

Our visit to Nungwi comes to an end today as we travel back to Zanzibar Town in the afternoon. Boasting a rich history this busy port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes. We spend our final night on the island on the beaches south of the port city

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Activity Package: Zanzibar Excursion

Day 10 – Dar es Salaam

This morning we have an opportunity to explore the historic area of Stone Town before catching an afternoon ferry back to Dar es Salaam. . Stone Town represents the historic centre of Zanzibar Town and is a must see for those with an interest in history, culture and the unique architecture of the historic port. Your tour comes to an end upon arrival back in Dar es Salaam.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Activity Package

Listed below are activities and highlights that form part of an “Optional Activity Package”. You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be “essential activities” on our tours. The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don’t book the package, the activities won’t be included. We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

  • 2-Day Zanzibar excursion

Camping – R16750excl Activity Package
Camping Single Supplement – R2420
Camping Activity Package – R15950

Accommodated – R19850 excl Activity Package
Accommodated Single Supplement – R2800
Accommodated Activity Package – R15950

Includes:

Meals as specified, accommodation, guides, included highlights and transport.

Excludes:

All items of a personal nature, entrance fees, alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, snacks, souvenirs, tips, activity package and optional activities.

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

R16,750.00

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.

Meals Included: Dinner

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 upgrade will be collected and will be separated from the group for the next 4 days).

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 – Karatu

Today your guide will accompany you on a cultural tour. The rest of the day is for you to relax at camp or participate in a number of optional activities available from the accommodation establishment. These activities need to be booked directly with the accommodation provide upon arrival in Karatu.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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 upgrade

Meals Included: 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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Activity Package: Zanzibar Excursion

Day 7 – Nungwi (Zanzibar)

We complete the short journey into Dar es Salaam this morning and board our ferry for the two hour trip to Zanzibar. After arriving at the ferry port we board make our way to Nungwi on the northern shores of the island. We take the opportunity to visit the spice farms of Kidichi and Kizambani on our way this afternoon. 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 Nungwi and your guide will be on hand to assist.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 – Nungwi

Today is a free day to enjoy some of the many attractions and activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and Nungwi offers 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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Activity Package: Zanzibar Excursion
Optional Activity: Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, Jozani Forest and more

Day 9 – Stone Town

Our visit to Nungwi comes to an end today as we travel back to Zanzibar Town in the afternoon. Boasting a rich history this busy port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes. We spend our final night on the island on the beaches south of the port city

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Activity Package: Zanzibar Excursion

Day 10 – Dar es Salaam

This morning we have an opportunity to explore the historic area of Stone Town before catching an afternoon ferry back to Dar es Salaam. . Stone Town represents the historic centre of Zanzibar Town and is a must see for those with an interest in history, culture and the unique architecture of the historic port. Your tour comes to an end upon arrival back in Dar es Salaam.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Activity Package

Listed below are activities and highlights that form part of an “Optional Activity Package”. You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be “essential activities” on our tours. The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don’t book the package, the activities won’t be included. We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

  • 2-Day Zanzibar excursion

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