4 Days big five safari & Zanzibar holiday

Scope of the tour:Arusha- Manyara- Tarangire- Ngorongoro & Zanzibar

Arrival Day

Upon your arrival at Arusha (ARK)/Kilimanjaro (JRO) Airport, you will meet the driver for your transfer to the hotel, which will take less than one hour.  Overnight at Arusha town.

 

Day 1: ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will take 40 minutes’ drive to Arusha National Park with picnic lunch in hand. The entrance gate leads to the mountain forest inhabited by blue monkeys and colorful turacos and trogons – the only place on the northern safari circuit where black-and-white colobus monkey is easily seen. In the midst of the forest stands the spectacular Ngurdoto Crater, whose steep, rocky cliffs enclose a wide marshy floor dotted with herds of buffalo and warthog.

Further north, rolling grassy hills enclose the tranquil beauty of the Momela Lakes, each one a different hue of green or blue. Their shallows sometimes look pink with thousands of flamingos, the lakes support a rich selection of resident and migrant water birds, and waterbucks display their large horns on the watery borders. Giraffes, zebra herds, dik-dik can also be spotted. After the game drive you will drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight.

  • Meal Plan: Half board

Day 2: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will drive to Tarangire National Park. The drive will take around two and a half hours. You will see firsthand all that Tarangire National Park is known for – the famous ancient baobab trees, tree climbing pythons, and the largest concentration of African elephants, lions, leopards, cheetah. After a picnic lunch in midday, you will resume your afternoon game drive where you’ll encounter other animals such as, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, other antelope’s species in rich numbers and birds, then drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight.

(or another hotel of the same standard)

  • Meal Plan: All meals are included.

Day 3 NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

Depart after breakfast to the Ngorongoro conservation area. You’ll descend into the crater very early in the morning for a full day game drive with a picnic lunch midday at the base of the crater. One of the 8th Wonder of the World, the crater is a very important refuge for a variety of wildlife. Most commonly seen are big bulls of elephants and the vulnerable species of black rhinos. The crater is also home to big herds of wildebeest and zebras, thomson and grant gazelles, hippopotamus, African cape buffalos, prides of lions, hyenas, serval cats, golden and black backed jackals, and close to 400 species of   birds. Then at the late afternoon you will start to drive out all the way to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Karatu.

Day 4 LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunches in hand. The park is situated inside of the Great Rift Valley with a distinctive evergreen forest that provides suitable habitat for olive baboons, monkeys, big families of elephants, tree climbing lions, leopards and African cape buffalos. Midday you’ll enjoy lunch in the park before setting out for the open woodland areas where you’ll hope to set your sights on giraffes, hippos and flamingos. Upon finishing your afternoon game drive and proceed back to Arusha/ Kilimanjaro for a flight to an EXTENSION TO ZANZIBAR

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast and lunch included.

Upon your arrival at Zanzibar, the driver will pick you at the airport and do a short tour at STONE TOWN (depending on arrival time). Late afternoon drive to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

  • Main destination: Stone town
  • Accommodation: Golden Tulip & Zanzibar resort
  • Meal plan: Bed and breakfast

Day 5: PRISON ISLAND & SPICE TOUR

After breakfast you will take a a half an hour boat ride with your local guide to changuu Island. At first, Changuu Island (commonly known as Prison Island) this is where slaves were detained and held until they were transported to places in the Middle East or Europe.

After that, the island was transformed into a quarantine center where people with deadly diseases were left, so they wouldn’t spread their illnesses with the healthy.

Today, the island is a nature reserve, and a beautiful place to spend the day when you visit Stone Town, Zanzibar.

In afternoon you will go back to the hotel for lunch and short break before drive for the spice tour. Spice tour involves visiting private and government farms which mainly deals with production of tropical fruits, spices and other rare species of plants. The Spice Tour in Zanzibar will be an amazing experience to prove why Zanzibar is referred to as the Spice Island

  • Main destination: Stone town
  • Accommodation: Golden Tulip & Zanzibar resort
  • Meal plan: Bed and breakfast

Day 6-7: BEACH RELAXIATION AND SWIMMING

After breakfast you will have two hours’ drive to Uroa beach bay located at the east part of the island to spend the rest for the day at the beach for swimming and relaxation.

  • Accommodation: Uroa beach Bay
  • Meal plan: Bed and breakfast

Day 8: FAREWELL AND DEPARTURE

You will be transferred to Zanzibar international airport for scheduled flight.

 

NB: Get a taste of food from different best restaurants nearby the hotels. Price range from 20$ to 30$ per person per meal.

PRICE PER PERSON (sharing from 2 persons)

# OF PAX

2

3

4

5

6

PRICE ($)

 2,667

2,327

2,158

2,053

1,907

Single supplement: 50

ABOVE RATES INCLUDE

  • Unlimited mileage on game drives
  • Exclusive 4x4 Land Cruiser, with top up roof
  • Experienced Driver guide
  • All national parks entry fee and crater service fee
  • All Meals and Accommodations as stated above
  • Unlimited drinking mineral water during game drives
  • Transfer from and to the airport
  • Coffee and tea during safari.
  • Flying doctor service.

 

ABOVE RATES EXCLUDE

  • Visa fees
  • All items of a person nature
  • Dinner and lunch
  • Travel, baggage or medical insurance
  • Tip to driver guide, camp /lodge staff.
  • Flights

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TANZANIA

+255788600888

P.O.Box 10076

Moshono - Arusha

GERMANY

+4915784891627

Mainz,

Germany

 

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