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10-Day Treasure of Tanzania

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Set off on an epic adventure across Tanzania’s most celebrated game reserves for the ultimate safari experience. Witness Africa’s Big Five—elephants, leopards, lions, rhinoceroses, and buffaloes—in their natural settings. After your safari, the adventure concludes in the tropical paradise of the Zanzibar archipelago. This journey offers a variety of experiences, from a hot air balloon ride over the Tanzanian savannah to sailing on a traditional dhow in the Indian Ocean off Zanzibar’s coast. Explore the ancient landscapes, the spice-laden bazaars of Stone Town, and significant archaeological sites. Travel through the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater in safari vehicles, and relax in luxury lodges, tented camps, and a seaside resort for a comprehensive and intimate African safari experience.

Cities & Landmarks

Arusha, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti & Zanzibar

Time of Year

All Year Round

Route overview per day
Tour Features
Luxury tour
This luxury tour uses lodges and tented camps.
Private tour
This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.
Can start any day
If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
Can be customized
You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.
Suitable for solo travelers
Solo travelers can book this private tour.
Suitable for all ages
This tour is suitable for children of all ages.
Activities & Transportation
Activities: Game Drives
Game Drives: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle
Getting Around: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle & Air Transfer
A transfer from and back to the airport is included
Accommodation & Meals

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Day

Accommodation

Meals

1
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
Luxury hotel located near Arusha (City)
No Meals
No Meals
2
Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Ngorongoro Lion's Paw Camp
Luxury tented camp located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Ngorongoro Lion's Paw Camp
Luxury tented camp located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Luxury tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Luxury tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Luxury tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Luxury hotel located in Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
9
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Luxury hotel located in Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Breakfast Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast Lunch & Dinner
10
No Accommodation
(End of Tour)
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
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Arrival

(See Getting There for more details)
You'll be collected from the airport.
Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Day 1
Arrive in Arusha
Day 1: Touch down in Tanzania

Included in your package is a transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to the Arusha Serena Hotel, which overlooks Lake Duluti. Welcome to Tanzania and the beginning of your African safari adventure. Although many flights arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport after sunset, the brief drive to your hotel might evoke images of Ernest Hemingway's "The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

Main Destination:
Arusha City (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
Luxury hotel located near Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Meals at own expense
Day 2
Tarangire National Park
Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Leave Arusha today for Tarangire National Park. Before reaching your destination, enjoy a game drive. Your accommodation, Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge, is beautifully situated deep within the park, perched on an elevated Kopje hill that overlooks the Tarangire River and the Silale valley leading to the Silale swamp in the west. This location is renowned for its year-round wildlife presence, thanks to the consistent availability of water. We warmly invite you to a welcome reception and dinner upon your arrival.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
July to November (Animals come to the Tarangire River)
High Season
June to October (The park is full of visitors)
Best Weather
June to October (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 3
Lake Manyara National Park
Day 3: Maasai Village, Lake Manyara & on to Ngorongoro

Start your morning with a leisurely breakfast at the lodge before heading out to Lake Manyara. Visit Isoitok, a Maasai boma (village), to immerse yourself in Maasai cultural traditions and enjoy a bush lunch. As you make your way to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, seize your first chance at game viewing. Your lodge is perched on the rim of the dormant Ngorongoro Crater, offering breathtaking views of the "lost world" below. We invite you to a welcome reception and dinner at the lodge this evening.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to October (Wildlife viewing is best)
High Season
Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather
June to October (Rainfall is little to none)
Accommodation:
Ngorongoro Lion's Paw Camp
Luxury tented camp located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 4
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 4: Game drives & a picnic in Ngorongoro Crater

Today, immerse yourself in the beauty of Ngorongoro Crater, often described as Africa's "Garden of Eden." This natural amphitheater features grasslands, forests, and a freshwater lake, creating a dynamic environment that supports a continuous flow of animal migration. Aboard your four-wheel-drive safari vehicle, look out for Africa's iconic "Big Five" – buffalo, elephant, leopard, the black-maned lion, and the rare black rhinoceros. Enjoy a hot lunch with a picnic in the center of the crater, a memorable moment of your safari. This evening, return to the lodge for dinner, where you can relax on your private terrace and gaze down at the wildlife-rich caldera below.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Ngorongoro Lion's Paw Camp
Luxury tented camp located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 5
Serengeti National Park
Day 5: Visit Oldupai Gorge en route to the Serengeti

This morning, journey to Oldupai Gorge, the renowned archaeological site where Louis and Mary Leakey discovered fossils of some of the earliest human species, dating back approximately 1.8 million years. Engage in a docent-led tour to deepen your understanding of this significant site. Afterward, continue your wildlife adventure, traversing the rough dirt roads that cut across the plains and grasslands of the Serengeti. Arrive at your safari lodge in the Central Serengeti, designed to reflect the traditional Maasai tribal homes. This evening, attend a briefing for tomorrow's hot air balloon ride followed by dinner at the lodge. Cap off the night with some local entertainment in the lounge.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
January to February and June to October (Different areas are best at different times)
High Season
July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (Little to no rainfall)
Accommodation:
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Luxury tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 6
Serengeti National Park
Day 6: Ballooning over the Serengeti & game viewing

As dawn breaks, take to the skies in a hot air balloon for a breathtaking flight over the vast Serengeti grasslands—an iconic African safari experience. From above, watch the wildlife awaken in the first light of day. Upon landing, celebrate your aerial adventure with a champagne breakfast in the bush. A morning game drive across the Serengeti may reveal sights of wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, hyenas, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, rhinoceros, hippos, buffalo, jackals, and gazelles, and offers one of the best chances to see pride of lions on the African Continent. Return to the lodge for lunch, then spend your afternoon at leisure or attend a lecture by an expert. End the day with a special sundowner, followed by dinner at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Luxury tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: More Game Drive In Serengeti

Discover more wildlife as you explore the remote wilderness of the Serengeti, famed for its vast herds of migrating game animals that sweep across the terrain. On your afternoon game drive through the Serengeti's open plains, look for wildlife including wildebeest, lions, buffalo, cheetahs, warthogs, giraffes, and zebras. This evening, enjoy a sundowner with us as we bid a memorable farewell to the Serengeti.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Luxury tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 8
Zanzibar Island
Day 8: Flight to Zanzibar & a Stone Town tour

Wake up early for one last game drive in the Serengeti, then catch a late morning flight to the fascinating archipelago of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean, historically a prosperous spice trade hub. Upon arrival, embark on a guided walking and driving tour of Stone Town, the principal port of Zanzibar City, with your local guide. You will spend the next two nights at a wonderful hotel, which boasts views of the turquoise sea and white sandy beaches.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Accommodation:
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Luxury hotel located in Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Breakfast & Lunch (dinner is not included)
Day 9
Zanzibar Island
Day 9: Cruise via dhow on an Indian Ocean "safari

For millennia, traditional Arabian sailboats known as dhows have navigated the waters of the Swahili Coast, engaging in trade and fishing between the island ports. This morning, depart from Stone Town on a traditional dhow for an "Indian Ocean safari" off the coast of Zanzibar. Enjoy watching dolphins play in the azure waters as the captain and crew guide you. Drop anchor at a sandy beach for some swimming and perhaps snorkeling near vibrant coral reefs. After returning to shore, the afternoon is free for you to explore more of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at your leisure. This evening, join us for a farewell reception and dinner at your seaside hotel.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Accommodation:
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Luxury hotel located in Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 10
Zanzibar Airport
Day 10: Fly home from Zanzibar Airport

Tour Conclusion: Zanzibar. This morning, you may join our local guides for a "spice tour" of Stone Town or simply relax at your leisure before hotel checkout. Please allow 3½ hours for flight check-in.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Airport
Accommodation:
No Accommodation
(End of Tour)
Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour

(See Getting There for more details)
Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
You'll be dropped off at the airport.
How to book this safari?
Important to Know

Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arrive in Arusha
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
No Meals
2
Tanzania
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Lake Manyara National Park
Ngorongoro Lion's Paw Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Lion's Paw Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Serengeti Sametu Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Zanzibar Island
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Breakfast & Lunch
9
Tanzania
Zanzibar Island
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Breakfast Lunch & Dinner
10
Tanzania
Zanzibar Airport
No Accommodation
Breakfast & Lunch
2024
Per Person Price
United States Dollar

Start Dates

Solo

1 room

2 people

1 room

3 people

2 room

4 people

2 room

5 people

3 room

6 people

3 room

Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
$9,910
$7,120
$7,108
$6,414
$6,547
$6,178
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
$9,889
$7,096
$7,085
$6,390
$6,524
$6,154
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$9,075
$6,525
$6,509
$5,874
$5,996
$5,659
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$10,702
$7,529
$7,645
$6,824
$7,034
$6,588
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
$9,601
$6,737
$6,751
$6,030
$6,180
$5,795
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
$11,691
$8,082
$8,420
$7,433
$7,765
$7,216
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Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$9,910

2 people

(1 room)

$7,120

3 people

(2 room)

$7,108

4 people

(2 room)

$6,414

5 people

(3 room)

$6,547

6 people

(3 room)

$6,178
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$9,889

2 people

(1 room)

$7,096

3 people