Day 01: Arrive -Nairobi
Today you will be pick at the airport and be transferred to your hotel for the overnight at your own hotel with the pre-departure meeting at your Hotel Hennesis BB (http://www.hotelhennessis.com/)
Day 2: Nairobi - Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park
Leave Nairobi to Manyara via Arusha after breakfast and drive to Lake Manyara national park for full day game drives with packed lunches then dinner and overnight stay at Lake Manyara Lodge/Campsite. Located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views. Lake Manyara's famous tree-climbing lions are another reason to pay this park a visit. The only kind of their species in the world, they make the ancient mahogany and elegant acacias their home during the rainy season, and are a well-known but rather rare feature of the northern park. In addition to the lions, the national park is also home to the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world a fact that makes for interesting game viewing of large families of the primates.FANAKA LODGE http://fanakasafaricamps.co.tz/
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast depart for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge, the site of the Leakey family discovery of fossils of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years. Dinner and Overnight: Serengeti Savannah Camp -
Day 4: Serengeti National Park - Seronera Area
Full days in Serengeti plains, search for wild game /trailing the wildebeest migration herds/predators. Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Lodge/ Campsite at Seronera area in the heart of the Serengeti. Serengeti is easily Tanzania's most famous national park, and it's also the largest, at 14,763 square kilometres of protected area that borders Kenya's Masai Mara Game Park. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. The Wildebeest travel through a variety of parks, reserves and protected areas and through a variety of habitat. Join us to explore the different forms of vegetation and landscapes of the Serengeti ecosystem and meet some of their most fascinating inhabitants.
Overnight: Serengeti Savannah Camp -
Day 5: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater
Morning game viewing drives then return to the lodge/campsite for breakfast , proceed further game drives as you exit the park and drive to Ngorongoro conservation area via any Maasai boma but this is optional for those who are interesting to see the Maasai warriors dancing and singing not only singing and dance but you will also have a chance to learn the way Maasai lives together and close with the wild animals including large predators of the Ngorongoro Crater and aggressive buffaloes, take a chance to take as many pictures as possible and support them through buying the handmade souvenirs , the after the great moment will proceed driving for dinner and overnight stay at FARM HOUSE LODGE -
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater - Tararangire National Park
After an early morning breakfast will descend down to the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the wonders of the natural world. An extinct volcano that collapsed around 25 million years ago thus is forming a vast super bowl where the largest permanent concentration of African game is on display. The views from the top of the crater wall are absolutely breathtaking which are forested but four wheel drive vehicles will take you down into this primeval paradise of woodland, lake, river, swamp and plain that shelters around 20,000 animals. Large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depends on the open grasslands in the crater. Attracting predators, the black-manned lion, the leopard and hyena. The elephant found are the lone males. The Fever Tree forests shelter monkeys, bushbuck and waterbuck and the few black rhino that have taken refuge here. A soda lake attracts water birds, including flamingoes and is a favorite place for predators to make their kill. Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of Eden. The game drives are done with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Tarangigre Safari Lodge - www.tarangiresafarilodge.com/
Day 7: Tarangire National Park - Arusha-Zanzibar
You are warmly welcomed to your domestic flight to Zanzibar via Arusha is considered to be the exact centre-point between Cape Town and Cairo, the southern and northern extremes of the African Continent. Also from here we can enjoy the stunning view of Mount Meru
On arrival, you are transferred to the airport in time to catch a flight to Zanzibar Island. Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you are met by the hotel hosts and taken to your Zanzibar Hotel. This will be your residence for the next 4 days
Overnight at Dhow Inn - http://www.dhowinn.com/ ( HB)
Days 08, 9: Zanzibar Island
These are the well-deserved free days for you to enjoy the Sun on the Beach, dive into the Indian Ocean, explore the magical spirit of this Island, scent the aroma of exotic spices and talk to the friendly Zanzibar peoples. Daily tours are offered to Stone Town by the hotel and we encourage you to visit this historical place. Stone Town is the oldest city, and the cultural heart of Zanzibar. Little has changed in the last about 200 years. It is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, Mosques and grand Arab houses. You can spend many idle hours just wandering through the fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways. Stone Town was declared, recently and deservedly, a World Heritage Site.
While in Zanzibar we can visit the spice plantation, which is famous around the world. A holiday in Zanzibar would not be complete without a visit to the spice plantation. Learn the medicinal properties of the spices, how the cure certain maladies.
Overnight at Dhow Inn - http://www.dhowinn.com/ ( HB)
Day 10: Zanzibar / Homebound
After a luxurious Safari experience and a relaxing beach holiday, bid farewell to Tanzania as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home (via Dar Es Salaam ).
HAVE A WONDERFUL TOUR - SEE YOU ON THE ROAD….......
TOTAL COST PER PERSON IS USD $ 2,998