14 Days Best of Tanzania and Zanzibar

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14 Days Best of Tanzania and Zanzibar

Embark on a 14-day adventure in Tanzania and Zanzibar, starting with an exploration of Arusha National Park and Tarangire National Park, known for its elephants and baobab trees. The journey continues to the iconic Ngorongoro Crater, offering wildlife encounters and cultural experiences in Mto Wa Mbu. Afterward, explore Olduvai Gorge, visit a Maasai village, and proceed to the Serengeti National Park for the incredible wildebeest migration. Following the Tanzanian safari, fly to Zanzibar for a cultural tour in Stone Town, spice plantation visit, and a beach resort stay. Conclude the adventure with a farewell dinner in Zanzibar before heading to Dar es Salaam for departure.


Destination 14 Days Best of Tanzania and Zanzibar
Service Included
Airport or Hotel transfers as per Itinerary Park Fees A professional Driver/Guide Game Drives Meals as per itinerary Drinking mineral water 4x4 Land Cruisers or Safari Van All taxes and Vat
Service Not Included
International Flights Pre and post-tour accommodations, unless stated otherwise Individual costs: souvenirs, insurance, visa fees, etc. Not specified in the itinerary. International Flights Tips

Tour Plan

Day 1 - Arusha

On arrival to Arusha, you will be transferred to directly to your hotel where your room is ready for early check in. Enjoy delicious lunch and relax at your leisure.

Dinner and Overnight at your Hotel.


Day 2-Arusha National Park

After your breakfast your guide will brief you about the journey ahead with a morning game drive. After lunch depart for an afternoon game drive in Arusha National Park, watching leopards, zebras, and giraffes against the silhouette of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The park encompasses Mount Meru, Africa's fifth highest peak at almost 15,000feet. Tonight, gather for a welcome dinner. (B,L,D).

Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.


Day 3 - Arusha and Tarangire National Park

Depart on a two-hour drive to Tarangire National Park, a 1,100-square-mile park known for its high concentration of elephants and for the many baobab trees dotting the savannah. Enjoy wildlife viewing en-route to your lodge/camp, located within the park. After lunch and time at leisure to enjoy the pool or to relax in your suite, set out on a late afternoon drive, during which you may see zebras, wildebeest, Cape buffalo, giraffes, lions, leopards, and much more. (B,L,D)

Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp.


Day 4 - Tarangire National Park

Enjoy a full day game drive with picnic lunch and explore this park. On morning and afternoon drives, look for cheetahs, elephants, and some of Tarangire's 550 species of birds. Stop to see one of the enormous termite mounds scattered on the savanna and swampland here. (B,L,D)

Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp


Day 5 - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Be sure to wake up early today so there is no delay on your descent into the famous Ngorongoro Crater. As soon as arrive in the Crater, you will be amazed by the beauty Natural wonders of the world around you. It an inactive volcano approximately 3 millio years old, 20sq km in size and the largest unbroken volcanic caldera in the world. Ngorongoro Highlands, is a wildlife haven that is home to the Big Five and offers a good chance to spot the rare black rhino, throw hyena, zebra,buffalo,and elephant into the mix.

On the way, stop for a visit to Mto Wa Mbu, a small town where members of some 120 Tanzanian tribes co-exist. Visit with your guide and get a firsthand look at the diverse traditions of different tribes, farmers and schoolchildren, merchants and artisans. Stroll through the market, watch weavers create papyrus mats or woodcarvers plying their trade, and top off, with lunch at a banana plantation. Later, settle into your safari lodge/camp, perched on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater and designed to blend in with the surrounding landscape. Take advantage of an afternoon at leisure to relax at the lodge and admire spectacular views of the vast crater below.(B,L,D)

Dinner and Overnight Lodge/Camp


Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast descend to the floor of magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, a 100-square mile,intact volcanic caldera that harbors some 25,000 creatures in a range of habitats-from grassland and swamps to lakes and forests. On today's safari, seek out elephants, black rhinos, lions, hippos, and all manner of birdlife.(B,L,D) Return for lunch in the Lodge/Camp. After lunch depart for afternoon game drive.

Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp.


Day 7 - Olduvai Gorge, and Serengeti National Park

Depart the Ngorongoro Highlands and stop at Olduvai Gorge, a 31-mile chasm that has yielded historic fossil finds. It was here in 1959 that anthropologist Mary Leakey discovered the 1.8 million-year-old skull of Australopithecus boisei- and revolutionized the study of human evolution. Part of the World Heritage-listed Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Olduvai ranks as one of the world's most important paleontological sites. After lunch pay a visit to a Maasai village to learn about local traditions. Then continue to Serengeti National Park, named for the Maasai word meaning “endless plain."On an afternoon safari, encounter large herds of zebra and wildebeest in the grasslands and predators on the hunt.(B,L,D)

Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp.


Day 8 – 9 Serengeti National Park

After breakfast depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch, you will return in the evening for a campfire and Dinner.

The park is located in Tanzania's northeastern corner, bordering Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, the vast Serengeti stretches across an area of 5,700 squares miles. From January to February and June to October, it plays host to one of the most legendary wildlife spectacles on the planet: the migration of some 1.3 million wildebeest, 200,000 zebra, and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle. The Serengeti's plains teem with animal life year-round, and this is the best place to see lions and cheetahs up close. Enjoy two full days to explore the park on morning and afternoon drives, watching for Africa's "Big Five”-lion,Cape buffalo,elephant, rhino, and leopard-as well as ungulates, hyenas,and some 500 species of birds. (B,L,D)

Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp.


Day 10 - Zanzibar

Fly to tropical Zanzibar, Tanzania's semi-autonomous Indian Ocean archipelago. Upon arrival, take a walking tour of Stone Town, Zanzibar's intriguing capital, where Arabian, Indian, and African influences speak to a colorful history. Explore the labyrinthine lanes of this World Heritage-listed town, lined with shops, hidden courtyards, and beautifully carved wooden doors. From here travel to a beach resort on Zanzibar's coast and enjoy time to relax. (B,L,D)

Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.


Day 11 - Zanzibar

After breakfast set out on a morning tour of a spice plantation, learning how cloves, nutmeg, ginger, chilies, black pepper, vanilla, coriander, and cinnamon are grown. After lunch, cruise to Prison Island, a tiny, idyllic isle that is home to a colonial prison that never held any inmates. Here, pay a visit to a sanctuary for rare Aldabra tortoises.

Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.


Day 12-13 Zanzibar

Relax and enjoy the remaining at leisure. Then celebrate your Tanzanian adventure at tonight's farewell dinner and Overnight. (B,L,D)


Day 14 - Dar es Salaam

A quick morning flight brings you to the capital city of Dar es Salaam, where you have a day room at a local hotel. After a free afternoon and an early dinner, transfer to the airport for an overnight flight back home.

Dar es Salaam Hotel (day room)

Included meals are denoted as follows: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Reception (R), Dinner (D)


Inclusions and Exclusions


·        Airport or Hotel transfer as per Itinerary

·        Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

·        Daily game drives while on Safari.

·        A professional driver/guide.

·        4x4 Land Cruisers or Safari Van.

·        Drinking water while on safari (2 liters per person per day).

·        Meals as per itinerary.

·        All Taxes and Vat.



·        International Flights.

·        Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

·        Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

·        Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance Visa Fees, etc).

·        Governments imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

·        Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

·        Tips



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