Serengeti to Zanzibar Overview

An amazing Tanzania tour encompassing wild plains and white sand beaches. Safari in the Serengeti, visit Ngorongoro Crater and relax on a beach in Zanzibar.

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An amazing Tanzania tour encompassing wild plains and white sand beaches

Join a two-week tour of Tanzania through lands resplendent with luscious landscapes, primal creatures, unique cultures and cities built on history and legend. From hearing the distinct, guttural roar of a lion while on safari in the Serengeti to seeing villagers go about their daily life or smelling the heady fragrance of fresh spices in Zanzibar, this trip provides experiences that will excite the senses and reveal the true essence of Tanzania. By day, get out and interact with locals, travel through forests, see markets and visit national parks. Then by night, rest in comfortable lodges and hotels - a fun yet relaxing way to see the gems of East Africa.

  • Relax in the port city of Dar es Salaam
  • Indulge the senses at a spice plantation
  • Kick back on Zanzibar's beaches
  • Walk through the misty forests of the Usambara Mountains
  • Safari through the Serengeti plains
  • Spot exotic wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Eat traditional cuisine cooked by the Chagga people

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Arusha, Tanzania
  • Finish:

    Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (6 nts), Lodge (6 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Jeep, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Amani Children's Home visit, Complimentary airport arrival transfer, Irente - walk & local lunch, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, Serengeti - Game drive, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, Village visit, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    576kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking. Please note that this trip will be discontinued in 2013.

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Day 1 Arusha

Situated close to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha is a relaxed, friendly city with a wealth of famous sites on its doorstep.

Day 2 Karatu

Experience fascinating markets and friendly locals in the small town of Karatu, located in a fertile region close to the extinct Ol Deani Volcano.

Days 3-4 Serengeti National Park

Teeming with animals and home to the famous migration of the wildebeest, the Serengeti is a marvel with rolling plains, iconic acacia trees and mesmerising skies.

Days 5-6 Ngorongoro Crater

Photographic opportunities abound in the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera with so many animals, it's hard to know where to look first.

Day 7 Marangu

The small village of Marangu is located on the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro. The fertile fields are irrigated by streams that are fed by Mt Kilimanjaro's glaciers. Nestled at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Marangu is a small village surrounded by stunning vistas and lush forest.

Days 8-9 Usambara Mountains

Covered in tropical rainforest and being around 100 million years old, the lush Usambara Mountains have wonderful hiking trails and lovely villages to visit.

Day 10 Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam lies by the Indian Ocean and is abuzz with busy streets, laidback restaurants, colourful markets, interesting architecture and lots of water-based activities.

Days 11-13 Zanzibar

Famed for its fragrant spices and infamous for its slave-trading history, Zanzibar mixes divine beaches, an atmospheric main town and Middle Eastern flair with an African beat.
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