Northern Tanzania to Zanzibar Excursions

11 Days | 10 Nights

Departs on selected days

Tour Cost

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Tour Overview

Are you looking for a blend of experiences in your African Safari? Well, TANEPIC Safaris &Adventureshas all the answers to your queries. This 11-day circuit offers our most cherished clients the ultimate experiences ever. It includes a visit to the best of Tanzania’s northern destinations and to the Zanzibar Island. Tanzania’s northern circuit offers numerous attractions and it is the most visited destination for bush/Wildlife safaris in the country. The Island of Zanzibar offers our clients the most adorable excursions with magnificent places to unwind, and the most impressive and spectacular beaches for holiday safaris.

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport

On arrival into the country, TANEPIC Safaris & Adventures’ representative will meet you at Kilimanjaro International airport. After greetings and welcoming procedures, your guide will drive you to a reputable hotel in Arusha city for dinner and overnight. Welcome to an unforgettable land, the “Geneva of Africa”.Make sure to relax, and get a good night’s rest in preparation for your ultimate life time safari within the next few days.

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

On day 2, after breakfast and briefing, you depart for Tarangire National Park with a picnic lunch for a full-day game drive. Tarangire is known for its majestic long-life baobab trees, largest herds of Elephants, and tree-climbing Pythons. After 2 hours’ of successful drive we’ll arriveTarangire main gate, and the game drive commences as soon as entry procedures are completed. The park has well-designated picnic areas where you can enjoy your picnic lunch in communion with nature.

After a lunch break, you will proceed with another game drive until evening. During the game drive you get to see animals including Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, Lesser Kudu, Buffalos, Oryx, Elands, Giraffes, Zebras, and many bird species. The presence of the Tarangire River supports a huge number of animals especially during the dry season as it is the main source of water.

After the game drive your guide will take you to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, you will be picked up from the lodge for the journey to Lake Manyara National Park. Set on Rift Valley Escarpment the park is the most adorable and Scenic park on the planet. Famous for its tree climbing Lions, the park has left scientists with a long and unfinished debate; how is it possible for a King of the Jungle to climb over the tree branches? If you are lucky enough you will have the chance to witness this rare behaviourduring the game drive.

The Park is also famous for its soda ashy lake which hosts many species of Migratory birds including the Lesser flamingo, Pied avocet, Pied Kingfisher, Pink-backed pelican, and more. In the afternoon you will enjoy your lunch very close to Lake Manyara where you will listen to the attractive vocals of birds.

After the lunch break, you will proceed with the game drive until evening. The guide will take you to Karatu for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 & 5: Karatu to Serengeti National Park

Today you will take an early breakfast and get ready for an exploration of Serengeti National park. The park is famous for the annual movement of the great migration animals including the wildebeests, Zebras, Gazelles, and Impalas. Serengeti has the best-designated picnic sites where you will enjoy your lunch in the park. After lunch, you will go for a half-day game drive and the opportunity to explore big games amongst which are predators. In the evening, your guide will drive you to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

The next day after breakfast (day 5), you will have a full-day game drive to explore the endless plains to their fullest. Depending solely on the season of the year, you might see the migration herds. Other animals that you may see during the game drive are lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, rhinos, antelopes, and many bird species.

After the game drives your guide will take you to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, you depart for Ngorongoro Crater one of the World’s natural wonders. The presence of year-round water supply supports the life of many animals that are dwelling in this area. With over 600m deep, the crater is home for the ‘big five’ animals such as elusive Leopards, Lions, rare black Rhinos, herds of elephants, and Buffalos. Other animals to see include Zebras, Hippos, Jackals, and Antelopes.

The crater is the perfect place to spot many bird species including Flamingos, storks, sacred ibis, Kori bustard, blacksmith plover, long-necked heron, and cattle egrets. By midday, you should be hungry and looking forward to enjoy your lunch on the crater floor before proceeding with the afternoon game drive.

After the game drive, your guide will take you to Karatu for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 - 10: Zanzibar Beach Holiday

Enjoy a delicious and healthy breakfast in the morning, followed by a drive to Manyara Airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar. Be rest assured that you are now moving to another ultimate experience that will add more value to your safari. Zanzibar is among the best destinations in the world for spectacular beach holiday Safaris.

At the Zanzibar Airport, you will meet our representative who willaccompany you to the Lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight. Zanzibar offers many excursions during your stay; hence you may have a chance to select which activity is the best fit for you. Activities include snorkeling, Kite surfing, Scuba diving, Dolphin tour, a visit to prison Island, Spice Tours, Stone town Tour, and a visit to Jozan Forest. All these activities will spice your experiences and add more value to your safari.

Day 11: Departure

Congratulations on completing this blend of experiences.We hope you enjoyed your stay and if you would like to prolong it, we are more than happy to propose additional adventurestailored to suit your desires, timeframe and budget. We hope that you will make a return trip in the near future.

Finally, it’s time to say goodbye to the entire team of service providers. Depending on your departure flight,the guide will escort you to the Airport for your flight back home.We wish you a safe journey.

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