12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach


12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach

12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach Trip starts in the town of Arusha. Our 12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach is a magical safari and beach tour that explores the very best that Tanzania has to offer. This 12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach is designed along the well-established northern circuit that also offers some of the most diverse safari experiences. The 12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach tours the northern parks of Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti and Lake Manyara.

Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach itinerary is designed to assist those traveler and tourist who wants to explore Tanzania Safari and Beach Holiday in luxury style. Expect nothing but the best of Tanzania from the far-reaching unspoilt plains of the Serengeti, breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, and the wildlife teeming Lake Manyara, before saying goodbye to exhilarating wildlife encounters and hello to the Zanzibar Archipelago – home to white beaches and warm waters.

12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach Starts in Arusha and end in Zanzibar! With the Wildlife tour 12 Days – Wildlife Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday, you have a 12 days’ tour package taking you through Tanzania safari destinations in Tanzania. 12 Days – Wildlife Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday includes accommodation in a hotel, guide, meals and transport.

Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach Trip

Your 12 days safari will commence in viewing lions, elephants, rhino, leopard and buffalo in the most iconic Serengeti national parks and also get a chance to visit Zanzibar beaches (African Island Heaven). The marvelous moment your going to explore in Serengeti National Park and Zanzibar Island are quite the best experience. This 12 days Tanzania wildlife safari and Zanzibar tour takes tourists to various destinations with in Tanzania starting the adventure from Arusha to Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro conservation.

You will then fly to Zanzibar from Arusha for your beach Holidays.

Activities on Zanzibar include scuba diving, boat trips to Indian Ocean islands and tours of Stone Town or the spice plantations. Accommodation on Zanzibar Island is in Five Star resorts and hotels on the east coast of this scenic tropical island. After 6 nights on bush safari, fly to Zanzibar for a rest and relaxation on the beach. Combining Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Packages is one of our best ‘twin center’ or ‘multi center’ holidays in Tanzania.

Low Season – January – 30th May
High Season 1st June – December
2 Pax per person sharing US $ 3540
4 Pax per person sharing US $ 3088
6 Pax per person sharing US $ 2797
2 Pax per person sharing US $ 3775
4 Pax per person sharing US $ 3216
6 Pax per person sharing US $ 2945


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    All about the 12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach.

    12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach is designed along the well-established northern circuit that also offers some of the most diverse safari experiences. 12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach takes you to difference national parks in the northern circuit of Tanzania before flying to Zanzibar for your beach holiday extension.

    Serengeti Wildlife Safari & Zanzibar Beach Holiday is a 12 days’ combo wildlife Safari takes visitors to the northern safari circuit of Tanzania with beach holiday into the spice Island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean. The 12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach tour takes visitors to the heart of where the world’s event of millions of wildebeest migrations dwells in the great Serengeti National park then proceed to Ngorongoro conservation followed by Lake Manyara and finally fly to the spice Island of Zanzibar in Stone Town for 3 nights at the East Coast resorts of Zanzibar with white sand beaches.

    Doing Safari in Serengeti Tanzania and Zanzibar Beach is a sure way to visit Tanzania and make the most of the short time you have and our 12 Days Tanzania and Zanzibar special offer package is a balanced program to do so. Experience an exciting combination of Tanzanian safaris and Zanzibar. Take in the wonders of the amazing Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha National Park, the world famous Serengeti National Park, and the tree climbing lions of Lake Manyara all before ending up on the exotic island of Zanzibar. You’ll be living the high life in comfortable accommodation deep in the bush, staying in large rooms with private verandahs and full en-suite facilities, as well as small lodges, such as the fabulous lodge located on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. After it all, you’ll unwind on the white sands of Zanzibar. You’ll be amazed by all that Tanzania has to offer!

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    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Park fees where applicable
    • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
    • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
    • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)
    • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
    • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
    • Round trip airport transfers
    • A professional driver/guide
    • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
    • All flights during the tour
    • All Taxes/VAT
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Accommodation on the last day
    • International flights (from/to home)
    • Tips
    • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
    • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)
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    12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach2
    1. Day 1: Arrival – Arusha

      On arriving Kilimanjaro international airport in Tanzania, our guide will meet you and drive you to The Arusha Kibo Palace Hotel for overnight stay.

    2. Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National park

      Breakfast at your hotel followed by a briefing session on the tour program with Our Adventure Safaris tour guide. Depart Arusha town and drive into Tarangire National Park to arrive in good time for lunch, Afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stat at Osupuko Safari Lodge.

      Osupuko is a local ‘Maasai’ word for a “Virgin Land” or a “Natural Paradise”. the Osupuko Lodges welcome you to this stunning land in Tanzania; a land of solid unity, tranquility, love, adventures as well as wildlife that will make this visit to our facilities a very exceptional experience. The Osupuko Lodges & Camps manage and operate luxury properties that offer very high standards of tailored quality services for not only local visitors but foreign tourists.


    3. Day 3: Drive Tarangire –Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge

      Breakfast then proceed to Serengeti National Park passing through Ngorongoro Conservation Malanja Depression towards Olduvai Gorge. This desert like gorge lies at the foot of the Ngorongoro highlands and is world-renowned site as a repository for the remains of vast numbers of animals that roamed these plains years ago.

      Olduvai Gorge trips huhudia camp

      We will visit the museum featuring the famous Zinj skull, the Zinjanthropus men of 1.8 million years ago, whose remaining were found here by Dr. Leakey. We proceed to Serengeti national park for a full afternoon game drives with picnic lunches. Dinner and overnight stay at Osinon Adventure Camp.

    4. Day 4 and 5: Serengeti National park

      Full days spent exploring the park. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered.  Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s largest park covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya.

      Serengeti safaris shuhudia camp

      With a wildebeest population of about 2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirk’s dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck, buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes. Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area. Dinner and overnight stay at Osinon Adventure Camp.

    5. Day 6: Drive Serengeti to Ngorongoro

      We view game as we drive southeast up into the magnificent Ngorongoro Conservation. Full afternoon crater tour followed by dinner and overnight stay at a lodge Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge by the crater rim.

      Ngorongoro crater trips Safaris at Ngorongoro

      The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its geological magnificence, but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals. Ngorongoro and other freestanding mountains are volcanic in origin, formed during the fracturing process that created the Rift valley 15 to 20 million years ago. When it peaked in size 3 million years ago it was a similar height to Mt. Kilimanjaro today. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge.

    6. Day 7: Drive Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara National park

      Depart the lodge soon after breakfast and proceed to Lake Manyara national park for a full afternoon game drives with packed lunch.

      Lake Manyara safaris Lake Manyara Park Tanzania

      Lake Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting. In addition to this peaceful setting, Lake Manyara’s main attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its hippos, which you can see at a closer range than many other places. Lake Manyara also hosts thousands of flamingos at certain times of the year and has diverse vegetation ranging from Savannah, to marshes and acacia woodland, enabling a variety of wildlife habitats including butterflies. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge.

    7. Day 8: Lake Manyara – Zanzibar

      Breakfast at leisure then proceed to Arusha town where you take lunch before proceeding to Kilimanjaro airport to board your afternoon flight to Zanzibar. On arriving Zanzibar, our representative will meet you and drive you to Kena Beach Resort to start your beach holiday.

      Situated on the Matemwe beach in the Matemwe village on the East Coast of Zanzibar, Kena Beach Hotel lies along the east coast of Zanzibar. It boasts a restaurant overlooking the swimming pool and Indian Ocean, a tropical garden and bar where guests can have a drink.

      The elegantly decorated rooms feature a thatched roof and have wooden floors, mosquito nets and air conditioning. Each room includes a minibar and en-suite bathroom with free toiletries. Kena Beach Hotel serves breakfast daily in the buffet restaurant and private dining on the beach can be arranged upon request. Guests can enjoy a cocktail at the bar.

      The staff at the property are available to help guest with all their queries and give tour advice. The property also features free WiFi. Stone Town is a 45 minutes’ drive away and the private beach area at Kena Beach Hotel offers the opportunity to enjoy activities such as diving, snorkeling and a variety of water sport available upon request.

      Zanzibar Airport is 47 km away from Kena Beach Hotel and an airport shuttle can be arranged upon request.


    8. Day 9 – 11: Day in Zanzibar

      Days of rest and relaxation at your chosen beach resort in Zanzibar. Possible activities while in Zanzibar include:

      Water Sports at the Beaches

      Zanzibar has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Each island has unique beaches with interesting activities on offer. The beaches in the western part of Zanzibar provide some of the most beautiful sunsets while those in the south are known for Things to do in Zanzibar and Tanzania.having a high concentration of dolphins. Nungwi is arguably the best and most beautiful beach in Zanzibar. It’s white sands and beautiful turquoise waters will impress almost anyone who visits it. It has a wide variety of accommodation facilities, clubs, bars and restaurants and is where most of the island residents go to for the best parties and beach experience. The other popular beaches are Kendwa (known for its nightlife) and Paje on the eastern side of the coastline. All the beaches have beautiful white sands and waters which are excellent for swimming and diving. In order to visit all the beaches in a short time, it is important to choose a hotel that is strategically located to allow easy accessibility to the different islands.

      Sunset Dhow Cruise

      Hire one of the dhows (wooden boats) and head to the ocean as you watch the town/Island disappear from the horizon. Most of the dhows ensure that there are enough supplies for the day including delicious snacks, sea food (grilled fish, lobsters, octopus and calamari) and drinks to keep everyone excited and happy. A Dhow cruise will allow you appreciate the sheer beauty of the Indian ocean, and usually starts from the main Island all the way to Kwale Island and Fishing villages like Fumba. Once you reach these islands or fishing villages, you can go ashore and explore the area or climb old baobab trees.  During the cruise, you may spot dolphins, swim along the beautiful green lagoons, fish or snorkel along the coral reefs and mangroves.

      Snorkeling, windsurfing, Parasailing and Scuba Diving

      There are several water sports that one can choose to take part in while in Zanzibar. The parasailing experience is one example of a fun sport that will take your breath away as you discover beautiful aerial views of the island and its other hidden spots. Parasailing can be done alone, with friends, as a family. Apart from parasailing, the clear waters and coral reefs provide excellent opportunities for Scuba diving and Snorkeling.  The best beaches for snorkeling in Zanzibar are Kendwa Beach, Matemwe Beach, Nakupenda Beach, Nungwi Beach and Paje Beach. The Pange Sandbank is arguably the best part of the ocean for snorkeling (especially for beginners) since the waters here are calmer and shallower.

    9. Day 12: Fly to Kilimanjaro. Depart

      Depending on the schedule of your home-bound flight, we shall pick you up at the appropriate time for the transfer from your beach hotel to the airport to catch up with your flight back home.

    Hotels, Tea Houses and Camps

    Sangaiwe Tented Lodge

    Located near the new Sangaiwe gate to Tarangire National Park with stunning views over Lake Buringi, Sangaiwe Tented Lodge offers travellers to Tanzania luxury tented accommodation, great service and fresh food. Enhance your safari experience by joining us on your visit to Tarangire on the northern circuit in Tanzania.

    Shuhudia Adventure Camp

    Shuhudia Adventure Camp is an Eco-friendly tented camp located in prime area of the Central Serengeti National Park The camp offers accommodation in 10 tents each with comfortable furniture private terrace and en-suite bathroom equipped with wardrobe, a safari bucket shower, a hand wash basin and a flush toilet Each tent is superbly furnished with African decor and style to offer Maximum comfort

    Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge

    Rhino Lodge is ideally located on the edge of the Ngorongoro crater rim. The Lodge was originally the home of Ngorongoro’s first conservator, and its developers have maintained the house’s original rustic, low-impact style and natural setting. Rhino Lodge offers a perfect base from which to explore the Ngorongoro crater and its surroundings. Game drives into the crater, and, for the more adventurous, walking safaris in the forest reserve and visits to nearby Maasai villages, can all be arranged from the lodge. And, on return after a long day, 24 comfortable en suite rooms with forest views, a cozy living space, friendly local staff and generous African-inspired meals offer guests a warm welcome home.

    Neptune Pwani Beach Resort

    Situated in Kiwengwa on the north eastern peninsula of Zanzibar, Neptune Pwani Beach Resort & Spa features 2 fresh water pools and a tropical garden. All air-conditioned rooms boast traditional Zanzibar décor and have a furnished balcony, an en suite bathroom with shower and a flat-screen TV. Free Wi-Fi is provided in all rooms and public areas.

    Earth & Rain Spa features a sauna, steam bath, pool and offers massage and beauty treatments. The Neptune Pwani resort has 6 restaurants offering local cuisine, seafood and Indian food and Thai cuisine. There are also 3 bars.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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    Sangaiwe Tented Lodge.
    Sangaiwe Tented Lodge.
    Neptune Pwani Beach ResortNeptune Pwani Beach Resort
    Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
    Neptune Pwani Beach Resort

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