This safari takes you to Tarangire National park for a whole day, Experience Tanzania’s highlights on this 3-day safari. Travel to Tarangire National park, the Serengeti National Park which is famous for big cats and its thrilling plains. The Ngorongoro Crater is known also as the Garden of Eden, three of Africa’s premier wildlife areas. Expect to See extraordinary creatures, take-in remarkable views, and enjoy the beauty of Tanzania!
Day 1: Tarangire National park enjoy full day game drive
On your arrival at Arusha airport our representative will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it, the soon as you see him the adventure begins, you’ll drive to Tarangire National park for a game drive, our two-hour drive will take us to Tarangire National Park, one of Tanzania’s real treasures the scenery is classic Africa, and you’ll feel as if you’re on a movie set surrounded by giant baobab trees and many different varieties of acacia or thorn tree.
Tarangire National Park has the highest density of elephants in North Tanzania and you can view these animals all year round in which the herds often can reach an impressive number of 300 animals. The Tarangire River has water all year round and during the dry season, between July and October, many animals from the surrounding areas come to the river for drinking.
If you visit the park during the dry season, you will witness an unforgettable natural wonder as you can observe wonderful creatures such as lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, and zebras as well as various types of antelopes and gazelles and with a little luck, you can also spot a python!
This area during the dry season is a haven for bird watchers with over 550 different species including the Masai Ostrich -the world’s largest bird kori bustard, the heaviest flying bird in the world. Around lunchtime, you will stop at a suitable picnic place before the afternoon is dedicated to more wildlife watching. Before sunset, you will be taken to your hotel in Marera Valley Lodge Karatu for Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Ngorongoro High land to Serengeti National Park
After having your breakfast you’ll depart for Serengeti national park via the beautiful high lying farmland of the Ngorongoro conservation area while having a game viewing on route to Serengeti National park. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see.
We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species enjoying the evening game drive towards the Lodge for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari lodge
Day 3: Game drive to Serengeti National Park
We have another day of exploring the Serengeti National Park before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, This morning we have an early breakfast, pick up our lunch boxes before departure then proceed for the early morning game drive, this morning game drive is very important as you will be able to witness the early morning kills from the big five. We will go ahead with game drives throughout the afternoon in the endless plains spotting many animals and truly realizing just why this National Park is so famous. You will reach the Karatu area in the late afternoon for dinner and overnight at the lodge located in the slopes of the Ngorongoro Marera Valley Lodge Karatu
Day 4: Zanzibar Beach Day
After a leisurely morning, it’s time to say goodbye to the beautiful Marera lodge and his staff. Your guide will transfer you to Arusha / Kilimanjaro airport to catch your flight to Zanzibar to your next Adventure.
On arrival at Zanzibar International Airport, you’ll be personally met and escorted by our driver-guide to the fashionable Hotel in Stone Town. Begin your private tour in Stone Town, a city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa. Famous for its winding alleys, bustling bazaars, sultan’s palace, mosques, House of Wonders, Portuguese fort and gardens, and the extravagant merchants’ houses with their remarkably ornate doors, Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. For this reason, the town was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Start by exploring the Old Slave Market site and Anglican Church, before strolling through the narrow streets towards the City Market. Marvel at the fresh products and fruits and watch how locals buy and sell anything here. Observe the hustle and bustle of the fish auction. After this, take a sightseeing tour of the main buildings in Stone Town including the Palace Museum and the House of Wonder, which is the largest and tallest building in the town, also known as Bait-al-ajab. Continue on to see the Old Fort, Tippu Tip, and of course, the most famous, Freddie Mercury’s House. Also visit the Peace Memorial and Natural History Museum, amongst other attractions.
Next, learn about one of the main industries in the region.
The Spice Tour is one of the most popular excursions in Zanzibar, the Spice Island. Zanzibar was one of the world’s leading producers of spices such as clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Tour takes you to on organic farms with a wide variety of plants around the year. You don’t just see, you also touch, smell, and taste. There are many spice farms in Zanzibar and for the next portion of the tour; you will visit a real organic spice farm.
Spices and herbs were originally introduced to Zanzibar by Portuguese traders in the 16th century, brought from their colonies in South America and India.
This tour is a walking tour on a spice farm (shamba). While there, you shall see how the spices, herbs, and fruits grow and are cultivated.
When you arrive, the spice farm guide will describe how the spices are grown and used as medication and flavor in dishes. It will be possible to touch, smell and taste the spices, herbs, and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava, and oranges. directly from plants. Later, take the opportunity to join a cassava leaf harvest, make coconut milk, and practice some cooking. Even more, a coconut tree climber will pick some fresh young coconut fruits for you to try. End the trip by supporting the local Farmers at the spice farm by purchase spices from the shop (cash only). Dinner and overnight at Golden Tulip resort
Day 5: The Safari blue
Safari Blue Tour in Zanzibar is the Zanzibar number one full day trip, this is a sea adventure safari starts from Fumba fishing village, southwest coast of the island, the major attraction is to swim, snorkeling, seafoods and sailing within the traditional dhow, the history of traditional dhow dated back to the 15th and 16th centuries, the ages of the monsoon winds and the Arab movements,
We inboard into sailing dhow at 9:00 am ahead to a sandbank for relaxation, swimming, and beach walking, You will have a great time to test the tropical seafoods including octopus, calamari, lobster, shrimps, shark, shellfish, tuna fish, barracuda, etc.
Snorkeling is also the main activity, whereby tourist will be taken to the coral reef and the areas which are good and have a colorful school of fish. After the lunch at Kwale Island, there will be a short tour to the ancient baobab tree which is said to have more than 200 years now,
On our way back to the Fumba beach we shall again have the opportunity to swim into the natural swimming pool near the Kwale Island, we normally finish our tour around 4:00 pm, Dinner, and overnight at Golden Tulip resort
Day 6: Departure Day Zanzibar to Dar
Self – Governing,
Including shopping but will depend on your departure time.
Safari Price Include
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above-mentioned lodges
- Private safari guide
- Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
- Transfers in both directions between the Arusha Airport
- Game drives
- Drinking water
- All government taxes Â including VAT
- All transfers while in Zanzibar.
- All entries fees as listed in the itinerary
- Pick up from Airport in Zanzibar
- All tours & excursion in Zanzibar
- Flight From Dar to Arusha
- International airfares and departure taxes
- Walking Tour in the Ngorongoro Highland $ 20
- All items of personal nature such as telephone call, fax, email, etc
- Tips for your service providers and gratuities to hotel, lodges, porters, camp staff, and driver –
- guide (recommended)
- Laundry services
- Boat fare
- Lunch and Dinner for three days in Zanzibar
- Accommodation in Zanzibar
- Flight from JRO to Zanzibar