The Road to Zanzibar
14 days, 13 nights
The Road to Zanzibar gives you the perfect opportunity to combine a safari with some beach life. Before heading to Zanzibar, enjoy five days in three different National Parks in Tanzania, which will give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
You will be able to see a wide range of different kind of animals and also the best chance to view The Big 5 in their natural habitat. After driving through the endless plains of some of Tanzania’s most beautiful National Parks, you will be ending your trip in Tanzania at the beautiful island of Zanzibar, where you will have the chance to see another side of this diverse country, and relax in one of the world’s most beautiful beaches.
Arusha – Tarangire National Park
At 8:30 am, after breakfast at Villa Poa we drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park to view wildlife for the rest of the day. Tarangire National Park is often referred to as the "home of elephants", you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes, gazelles, buffalos and even tree-climbing pythons. Late afternoon you’ll drive to Maramboi Tented Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, we will drive through Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park for game drives. The Serengeti’s endless plains provide an exceptional landscape for wildlife viewing. You will be able to spot large herds of wildebeest, zebras and different kinds of antelopes. And where there are herbivores, you’ll also find the predators. As the locals say: “Serengeti will never die”. Dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti Tortilis Camp.
Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Enjoy game drives in Serengeti at 6 AM to view the sunrise and wildlife. Breakfast at the camp. More game drive along the way as we drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Game drives until we drive for dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Tortili’s Camp.
Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha
Get up early at 6 AM to descend into Ngorongoro Crater for a day of wildlife viewing. Early morning is the best time to glimpse big cats on the hunt. The Crater is an actual Noah's ark and often referred as the eighth wonder of the world. It has the highest density of animals in Africa. This is the park to see The Big 5 in one day. The resident population of black rhino is a real treat, as rhinos are very difficult to spot elsewhere in Tanzania. It is also home to some very impressive elephant bulls with huge tusks.
In the afternoon, after lunch, we will drive back to Arusha. Dinner and overnight stay at Villa Poa.
Today we will drop you off to the airport to take the flight to Zanzibar. Once arriving in Zanzibar a car will be waiting for you at the airport and drive you to Tembo House Hotel in Stone Town.
Stone Town walking tour - Nungwi
Experience Stone Town while walking through the city with your guide.
In the afternoon head to the beaches in Nungwi to enjoy the rest of your holiday. Accommodation at Flame Tree Cottages.
Nungwi – Airport
Today your driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the airport.
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