Northern Circuit Game Drive & Zanzibar Vacation
- Duration:14 Days
- Destinations:Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar.
This tour is ideal for travelers who wish to have a week of safari to see the big 5 and other exciting wildlife while staying in 4 to 5 Star hotels/lodges, as well as spend the other week in the beach. Inquire this trip with us and we will give you an experience of a lifetime.
Day by Day
Day 1: Arrival/Arusha
Picked up at the airport and continue to The African Tulip Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Arusha National park
After breakfast drive to Arusha national park for morning game drive with picnic lunch. In the afternoon you will do a canoe tour in this park.Arusha national park is a small but very beautiful park on the foot of the second highest mountain in Tanzania, Mount Meru.Apart from the amazing view of this mountain from the park, it is also the best place to view the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro.This park has girraffes, buffalos,warthogs,bushbucks,waterbucks,blue monkeys,the rare black and white colobus monkey and many more. In the late afternoon return to The African tulip Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Lake Manyara
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara for a village tour at Mto wa Mbu village, then continue to Escarpment lodge for lunch. In the afternoon depart for a game drive in Lake Manyara national park. This park has the largest concentration of baboons in North Tanzania, tree climbing lions and others. It is also the best place to see flamingos and other birds. In the late afternoon you will return to Escarpment lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Serengeti
After breakfast drive to Serengeti Sopa lodge for lunch.In the afternoon depart for game drive in Serengeti national park, then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Serengeti is the park with the largest concentration of big mammals in the world. Here you will see most of your animals in your trip including lions,leopards,cheetahs,elephants,impalas,giraffes and many more.
Day 5: Serengeti
Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti national park with early departures, trying to look for active cats/hunting predators. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge.
Day 6: Ngorongoro
After breakfast depart for morning game drive in Serengeti national park with picnic lunch. Later you will continue for a nature walk on the rim of Ngorongoro crater accompanied by an armed ranger/guide. This is a great opportunity for you to learn about different plants with their medicinal uses, animal tracks, insects and lots more. After several days of seating in the vehicle you will also enjoy stretching yourself a little. You will then visit a traditional Maasai village then continue to Ngorongoro sopa lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Ngorongoro
After breakfast depart for a full day game drive in the crater with picnic lunch. This is the best place to see the endangered black rhino (less than 1000 black rhinos are left in the wild in the world). The crater has also many other animals like zebras,wildebeests,hippos,gazelles,hyenas and many more. In the late afternoon return to Ngorongoro sopa lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Zanzibar
After breakfast drive back to Arusha for lunch. After lunch you will continue to Arusha airport for your flight to Zanzibar. In Zanzibar you will be picked up and transferred to Next Paradise Boutique Resort for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 to 13: Zanzibar
Days spent at leisure in the Zanzibar beach. You will also do Spice tour, visit Stone town, Jozani forest and Prison Island. All meals and overnight will be at Next Paradise Boutique Resort
Day 14. Departure
After breakfast you will be transferred to Zanzibar airport for your departure.
- All meals and accommodations during the entire safari
- A very high quality safari land cruiser with pop up roof
- A highly experienced safari guide
- Unlimited mineral water during the entire safari
- All park fees for all the national parks
- Unlimited game drives
- Flight from Arusha to Zanzibar
- Meals in Zanzibar on half board basis.
- AMREF Flying doctors emergence rescue
- International flights
- Drinks at the lodges
- Any other things not mentioned above