Tanzania Highlights & Zanzibar


The perfect itinerary for the first time visitor. to Tanzania who wants to experience the rolling plains of the Serengeti, the awesome Ngorongoro Crater and the wonderful Tarangire with a taste of the “Spice Island” of Zanzibar, and all in luxury!

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Day 1
Arrival in Kilimanjaro Airport, Tanzania, where you will be met for your transfer to Arusha. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax and settle into your new surrounds.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Arusha Coffee Lodge

Day 2
After an early breakfast transfer to Arusha Airport for your light aircraft flight into the Tarangire airstrip in the heart of the Taragire National Park. Here you will be met by your local guide for a full day safari in the Tarangire National Park. A picnic lunch will be packed for you to maximise your time in the park.
In the late afternoon arrival at your lodge to relax and enjoy dinner.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Tarangire Treetops

Day 3
Spend the full day on safari in open 4×4 vehicles the Tarangire National Park, famed for its large numbers of elephants and towering baobab trees. The park also boasts more than 550 species of recorded birds, making it a bird watching paradise.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Tarangire Treetops

Day 4
After breakfast bid farewell to Tarangire as you transfer to the airstrip for your flight to the Manyara airstrip. Here you will be met by your local guide and transfer to your hotel. Lunch is served at the hotel, followed by your choice of afternoon activity. Choose between an afternoon safari into the Lake Manyara National Park, horse riding tour of the coffee plantations, mountain biking or maybe just relax in the beautiful surrounds and enjoy sundowner cocktails when the sun sets!
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at the Manor at Ngorongoro

Day 5
Today depart after breakfast for a day of safari in the incredible Ngorongoro Crater, one of the world’s most iconic wildlife destinations. Spend the day on safari, with a picnic lunch inside the crater to maximise your time in Ngorongoro. Ascend back out of the crater in the afternoon to return to the Manor for dinner.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at the Manor at Ngorongoro

Day 6
After breakfast you will transfer back to the Manyara airstrip for your light aircraft flight into the Serengeti National Park. You will be met on arrival by your guide and transferred to your camp. Lunch at the camp, followed by an afternoon on safari in the Serengeti in open 4×4 vehicles. Return to the camp at sunset for dinner.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Serengeti Pioneer Camp

Day 7
Enjoy a full day on safari in the Serengeti. This is one of the greatest wildlife destinations on the planet and home to vast herds of African game, most notably the great wildebeest migration. Note: at certain times of year we would suggest this itinerary run using Serengeti Migration Camp (sister camp to Serengeti Pioneer Camp) for better access to the migration. However, even when the migration has crossed into Kenya, the Serengeti remains a world class safari destination, home to a wide variety of game, including the famous Big Five.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Serengeti Pioneer Camp

Day 8
After a leisurely breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your light aircraft flight to Arusha and onwards connection to the spice island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean. Here you will be met and transferred to the Zanzibar Serena Hotel in the heart of historic Stone Town.
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore the maze of streets and alleyways of this World Heritage town.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Day 9
Full day at leisure to explore this fascinating island at your leisure (all excursions at own expense). Perhaps take a tour of the spice plantations or perhaps a scuba diving excursion or even just chill out on one of the island’s beautiful beaches.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Day 10
Morning at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Dar-es-Salaam where you will have assistance with connections to the international departures terminal.

Prices:

From: £4,455.00 / €5,330.00 / $5,935.00 per person
Based on low season travel in 2020

Based on 2 people travelling on a double/twin share basis.

What’s included:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • All safari activities as per the itinerary including park fees

  • Light aircraft flights Arusha – Tarangire – Manyara – Serengeti – Arusha – Zanzibar – Dar-es-Salaam

  • Road transfers Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha Coffee Lodge – Arusha Airport and Zanzibar Airport – Zanzibar Serena – Zanzibar Airport

  • Local drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) at Tarangire Treetops, The Manor at Ngorongoro and Serengeti Pioneer Camp

  • Laundry at Tarangire Treetops, The Manor at Ngorongoro and Serengeti Pioneer Camp

  • Protected Trust Services coverage, including supplier failure insurance.

What’s Excluded:

  • All flights other than as stated
  • Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any optional excursions
  • Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks (except as mentioned), laundry, telephone calls etc

  • Any gratuities for guides/rangers

  • Travel Insurance

Arusha Coffee Lodge Plantation Room

Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha is the gateway to Tanzania’s most famous national parks and the Arusha Coffee Lodge is your perfect base. Set on one of the country’s largest coffee plantations at the foot of Mt Meru.

Tarangire Treetops

Tarangire Treetops

Tarangire Treetops rooms nestle amongst giant baobab trees like a luxurious adult treehouses, on the border of the beautiful Tarangire National Park.

Manor at Ngorongoro Room

The Manor at Ngorongoro

The grace and elegance of a Cape Dutch Homestead meets one of Africa’s most iconic wildlife destinations at the Manor at Ngorongoro, set on the slopes of the Great Rift Valley.

Serengeti Pioneer Camp

Serengeti Pioneer Camp

The Serengeti Pioneer Camp reflects the charm and comfort of safaris of yesteryear. Located in the central Serengeti, one of the world’s most celebrated wildlife destinations.

Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Zanzibar Serena Hotel

One of the classic hotels of Zanzibar, the “Spice Island”, set on the lapping shores of the Indian Ocean and an ideal base from which to explore the wonders of Stone Town.