13 Days: Bush and Beach Tour

13 DAYS ULTIMATE BUSH AND BEACH TOUR

Visit: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire & Zanzibar

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12 DAYS: BUSH AND BEACH TOUR

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

A classic 8 day tour of Tanzania’s best wildlife highlights within the mesmerizing natural beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater and Central & North Serengeti plains.

We  have chosen from only the best lodges and classic safari camps throughout, and where expert guides and trackers will take you on daily game drives to spot exuberant African game from majestic bull elephants, the rare black rhino, zebras, hippo, prides of Lion, leopard and much more.

A smooth and seamless journey filled with exciting animal encounters, exclusively located lodges and atmospheric camps  that you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the wonders of Tanzania.

DAY

ACTIVITIES

HOTELS AND MEALS

ONE

Meet and greet at Kilimanjaro airport

Private transfer from Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha Coffee lodge.

Planet Lodge
Dinner

TWO

Road transfer - Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park [ 2.5 hrs drive in a 4x4 landcruiser ]
Morning and afternoon game drives

 

Plantation Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500 ml bottles of water

THREE

Full day at the Ngorongoro Crater

Options: Walking safari with an armed ranger/ Visit to Olduvai Gorge

Plantation Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500ml bottles of water

 

FOUR

Private transfer from the Ngorongoro Crater to Central Serengeti

Afternoon game drive

 

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500ml bottles of water

 

FIVE

Full day activities in Central Serengeti

**Option: Morning Balloon safari option booked separately

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500ml bottles of water

SIX

Private transfer from Central Serengeti  to Northern Serengeti following the migration

 

 

Mara Under Canvas Tented Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Plus two 500ml bottles of water

SEVEN

Full day activities in northern Serengeti following the migration

Mara Under Canvas Tented Camp

Breakfast & Lunch Plus two 500ml bottles of water

EIGHT

Light air transfer from Kogatende to Arusha airport

Transfer from Arusha airport to Kilimanjaro Airport for your international flight back home

 

Breakfast,

DAY 1: ARRIVAL - ARUSHA

Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by one of our experienced driver guides, ready to greet and escort you to Arusha and your chosen hotel. He will introduce you to this wonderful city and country!

DAY 2: LAKE MANYARA

After breakfast drive to  Lake Manyara National park.
Game drive at the National Park.
Dinner and overnight at Country Lodge Karatu
Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.

DAY 3: CENTRAL SERENGETI

Private transfer from Tloma Lodge to Seronera valley in Central Serengeti. Seronera is one of many world famous attractions in the Central Serengeti. Seronera Valley supports a much greater diversity of resident wildlife than anywhere else in the Serengeti including elephant, giraffe, impala, waterbuck, hippo, topi, reedbuck, buffalo and baboon. This resident prey in turn attracts the highest concentrations of large predators in Africa (lion, hyena, leopard and cheetah) and a multitude of smaller predators (mongoose, jackal, serval cat and bat-eared fox).

Dinner and overnight at Kati Kati Tented Camp
Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.

**Option: visit a Maasai Boma along the way.

DAY 4: CENTRAL SERENGETI

** OPTION DAY 5**Hot Air Ballooning in the early morning followed by Bush Champagne Breakfast.

Game drive to Central Serengeti Spend 2 days in different parts of Seronera in Central Serengeti Seronera is one of many world famous attractions in the Central Serengeti. Seronera Valley supports a much greater diversity of resident wildlife than anywhere else in the Serengeti including elephant, giraffe, impala, waterbuck, hippo, topi, reedbuck, buffalo and baboon. This resident prey in turn attracts the highest concentrations of large predators in Africa (lion, hyena, leopard and cheetah) and a multitude of smaller predators (mongoose, jackal, serval and bat-eared fox). Overnight at Kubu Kubu Tented Camp on a FB basis

DAY 5: CENTRAL SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

After breakfast have a half day game drive in Serengeti National Park. Later drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Dinner and overnight at either a lodge or campsite.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.

DAY 6: NGORONGORO CRATER

After breakfast, descend to the crater floor and spend the rest of the day doing a crater tour. Option: Crater Rim Walk with a National Parks ranger in the late afternoon hours.
Dinner and overnight on the rim of the crater at either a lodge or campsite. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.

DAY 7: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, descend to the crater floor and spend the rest of the day doing a crater tour. Option: Crater Rim Walk with a National Parks ranger in the late afternoon hours.
Dinner and overnight on the rim of the crater at either a lodge or campsite. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.

DAY 8: ZANZIBAR

After breakfast, drive to Arusha to make your connecting flight to Zanzibar Island.
On arrival at Zanzibar, you will be met and transferred to your hotel of choice in Stone town for overnight stay (on a B&B basis).
Note that on Zanzibar we usually organise B&B’s as we find clients like to wander around the shops and various restaurants for lunch and dinner. This can be changed to Full Board of course upon request.
Breakfast and lunch box provided.

DAY 9: ZANZIBAR STONE TOWN & SPICE TOUR

Breakfast at hotel and then you will be taken on a morning City Tour, followed by lunch and a Spice Tour.
In the afternoon, you will return to you hotel in Stone Town for overnight.
Breakfast provided.

DAY 10: TRANSFER TO A BEACH HOTEL

After breakfast you will be transferred to the hotel of your choice on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar.
You will stay 3 nights at your beach hotel.
You will be booked into your beach hotel on a “half board basis” which means breakfast plus either lunch or dinner.
Enjoy the afternoon relaxing on the beach or exploring the local community and shops.
Breakfast and either lunch or dinner provided.

DAY 11 & 12: ZANZIBAR BEACH RELAXATION

Go diving, stroll along the waters edge, get a massage or simply read a book and relax.
Let us know if you want us to book any diving, fishing etc activities for you.
Breakfast and either lunch or dinner provided.

DAY 13: TRANSFER TO A BEACH HOTEL

After a lazy breakfast, leave the hotel and be taken back to Stone town.
Transfer to Zanzibar airport for your flight scheduled back to either Nairobi or Dar Es Salaam for connection to your international flight
Option: Stay in Nairobi or Dar Es Salaam for a few days before flying out.

DATES

2 PEOPLE

4 PEOPLE

6 PEOPLE

02 Jan to 31 Mar 2019
01 Nov to 15 Dec 2019

USD 4786 PER PERSON

USD 4586 PER PERSON

USD 4386 PER PERSON

01 Apr to 30 May 2019

USD 4543 PER PERSON

USD 4343 PER PERSON

USD 4186 PER PERSON

01 Jun to 31 Oct 2019
16 Dec to 01 Jan 2020

USD 4786 PER PERSON

USD 4586 PER PERSON

USD 4386 PER PERSON

12 DAYS FROM USD $ PER PERSON

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION:
Kilimanjaro Airport  /  Kilimanjaro Airport

 

DEPARTURE TIME:

Flexible

 

WEAR:
Comfortable cotton clothing, safari hat, jacket and sunscreen.

Avoid dark coloured clothes in Tarangire National Park as they attract Tsetse flies

INCLUDED:

  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Park Entrance fees where applicable
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT

NOT INCLUDED

  • 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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