10 DAY SAFARI AND ZANZIBAR TOUR
Duration: 10 days
Category: Wildlife Safari, Beach holiday
Destination: Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Zanzibar
Travel activity: Game drive, Walking Safari, Boat safari
Major attractions: Big five, Ngorongoro crater, Mnemba island, Spice island, Stone town, Prison island
Start in: Moshi
End in: Stone town
Beach packing list -summer shirts, pair of shorts, sun hats, cotton pants, sun glasses, swimming costume, sandals, digital camera
Safari packing list– safari boots, bush-colored shirts, cotton pants, pair of shorts, warm sweater, sun hat and glasses, digital camera, sandals, binoculars and personal toiletries
Day 1: Kilimanjaro Airport Arrival
Pickup from the airport upon arrival and transfer to the booked hotel. Delivery of a short safari briefing by the guide. Check in the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Transfer To Serengeti National Park For Game Drive
Pickup from your accommodations in Arusha and drive to the exclusive Serengeti national park for about 6 hours.Have lunch upon arrival and proceed with an afternoon game drive exploring the vast Serengeti plains. Transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Full Day Game Drive In Serengeti
Leave for a day’s game drive in the park spotting big cats, wildebeests, zebras, giraffes, hyenas, antelopes and others. Come across a variety of bird species. Break for a picnic lunch and proceed with game view till evening. Transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
Checkout the hotel with packed lunch and drive to Ngorongoro. Descend down the Ngorongoro caldera which is a home to thousands of animals of birds. Game drive in the crater spotting the big five (the only place where big five can be seen at once), elephants, giraffes, elands, hyenas, antelopes, oryx, jackals and others. Come across variety of bird species. Break for a picnic lunch and proceed with game viewing till evening. Ascend out the crater and drive to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Maasai Cultural Tour and Transfer To Arusha
Have and a tasty breakfast and checkout the hotel with a packed lunch. Leave for a tour to the Maasai village in the Ngorongoro plains. Proceed with a walking safari to see their bomas (traditional houses made with cow’s dung and timber). Get a chance to learn about their culture and see their traditional activities including local dances and local handcrafts like ornaments.
Break for a picnic lunch and proceed with the journey back to Arusha.
Day 6: Transfer To Zanzibar
Checkout of the hotel in Arusha and prepare for a drive to the airport for a transfer to Zanzibar.
Pickup from the airport upon arrival and transfer to the booked hotel in Stone town. Delivery of a short safari briefing by the guide. Check in the hotel for resting. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Mnemba Island Day Tour
Pickup from your hotel for a drive to Nungwi. Upon arrival, proceed with the transfer to the exclusive Mnemba island. It’s a breeding site for turtles who are seen along with dolphins and whale sharks. Spend quality time swimming, snorkeling and diving to see different fish species including striped snapper, surgeon fish. Proceed with sailing on a traditional dhow to Muyuni beach for a barbeque seafood lunch. Sea breezing at the beach for ultimate relaxation. Return back by boat to Nungwi for a drop off to the previous accommodations in Stone town
Day 8: Spice Island and Stone Town Day Tour
Have an early breakfast and leave the hotel for a boat drive to Spice island. Explore the natural beautiful island filled with variety of spices and fruits. Get a chance to taste some of the tropical fruits and climb coconut trees if interested. Continue with walking till mid-day and return to town. Have a local lunch upon arrival in one of the town’s restaurant.
Proceed with the tour in the natural made historical town. Visit the Palace museum, House of wonders and the former Slave market for past historical experience. Take a walk along the narrow Zanzibar streets with mosques and temples on each side. Come across local shops selling handicrafts including ornaments whereby they can be purchased if interested.In the evening, return back to the hotel.
Day 9: Prison Island Tour and Transfer To Blue Bay Resort
Leave town for a boat drive to the Prison island also known as Changuu island. Explore the island to see giant tortoises residing in the island Flanged by an amazing beach of reef centaury. Get a chance to do swimming or snorkeling allowing you to see school of fish including rabbitfish, clown triggerfish, barracuda, longfin, bannerfish. Break for lunch at the island and start heading back to Stone town. Upon arrival, get transferred to Blue bay resort for an overnight stay
Day 10: Beach Relaxation and Transfer To The Airport
Have a whole day to yourself sea breezing for ultimate relaxation of body and mind. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling and diving bringing you closer to the beautiful sea life. Break for lunch and transfer to the airport for departure.
End of tour!!
4WD vehicles with pop up roof for excellent views
All park entry fees
All safari inclusive packages
3 proper meals+ mineral water and tea/coffee
All Zanzibar excursion packages
Experienced and professional English speaking guide
Tips for guides and cooks
All things of personal nature
Extra meals and drinks
Items not specified in terms and conditions
Extended tours not specified in the main package