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9-Day Private Tour Tanzania and Zanzibar – Luxury

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On this 9-day Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar tour, you will explore the extraordinary treasures of Tanzania, a country of unparalleled wonders. Experience the densest wildlife populations in the Ngorongoro Crater, wander through the iconic Serengeti National Park, witness the grandest wildlife migration on land, and relax on the pristine beaches of Zanzibar. Each of the nine days is packed with unforgettable moments.

This exclusive safari provides you with freedom of setting your own pace, tailored to your preferences. With a private safari vehicle and your own guide, your journey will be as unique as the landscapes you’re set to explore.

Cities & Landmarks

Arusha, Lake Manyara, two day Serengeti, Karatu and Zanzibar

Time of Year

All Year Round

Route overview per day
Tour Features
Mid-range tour
This mid-range tour uses lodges and resorts.
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
Suitable for solo travelers
Minimum age of 1 year
The minimum age for this tour is 1 year.
Activities & Transportation
Activities: Game Drives & Beach Time
Game drives: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
Getting Around: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle, Minivan & 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
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
2
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Ngorongoro Lodge Meliá Collection
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Lemala Nanyuki Lodge
Luxury Lodge located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Lemala Nanyuki Lodge
Luxury Lodge located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
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
Arusha City
Day 1: Arrival Arusha City

As soon as you arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, your adventure in Tanzania begins with a friendly greeting from your Bush 2 City guide, who welcomes you with a cheerful "Karibu Tanzania - welcome to Tanzania!" You'll be taken to your hotel, offering the perfect chance to relax and get into the African rhythm.

The next day, set out on a unique private safari in your jeep. This tailor-made journey lets you discover Tanzania's breathtaking landscapes and rich wildlife at your leisure. Enjoy watching the animals in their natural surroundings, making lasting memories in Africa's wild heart.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 2
Lake Manyara National Park
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

If we didn't manage to discuss your safari itinerary upon your arrival yesterday, we'll make sure to catch up after breakfast today. Following our catch-up, we'll embark on a journey to Manyara National Park, located roughly two hours away from Arusha. The drive itself will be a showcase of Tanzania's breathtaking landscapes, offering a glimpse into the country's natural beauty. Situated between the Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, adjacent to the expansive Great Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park is a scenic haven renowned for its varied ecosystems and rich wildlife. Here, you'll encounter diverse habitats ranging from the lake itself to verdant forests inhabited by monkeys and vibrant birdlife, witness elephants roaming amongst the foliage, and visit the renowned Manyara hippo pool where hippos luxuriate in the water. Our afternoon will culminate at the lodge, where you can relax, enjoy your dinner, and settle in for the night

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to October (Easier to spot animals)
High Season
July to March (The northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 3
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, we're off to the Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive, where lunch will be served on the crater floor, overlooking the hippo pool. This spectacular site is one of Africa's natural wonders, created over two million years ago by a volcanic eruption. Its fertile soils have fostered a unique ecosystem with the highest density of animals in Africa. As we explore the crater, we'll be surrounded by a stunning variety of wildlife, including lions, zebras, buffaloes, and the elusive black rhinos. This experience offers incredible views and close encounters with wildlife. In the late afternoon, we'll make our way back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (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 Lodge Meliá Collection
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 4
Serengeti National Park
Day 4: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, we'll head to the Serengeti, about 145 kilometers away, a drive of roughly 3 and a half hours. Once we get there, we'll have lunch and then go on an afternoon safari. The Serengeti is famous for its huge, open plains that amaze everyone, especially if it's your first visit. Over the next few days, we'll see lots of different animals in this amazing place. Every safari drive here is a new adventure, filled with surprises from the wild. You'll see many animals and beautiful scenes that change with the light of day. Remember to take photos, but also to just look around and enjoy the beauty of nature all around you. After a day full of adventure, we'll go back to our camp for dinner and to sleep overnight.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Lemala Nanyuki Lodge
Luxury Lodge located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 5
Serengeti National Park
Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Today, we're spending the whole day exploring the Serengeti, where lots of wildlife roam freely. Our adventure might bring us face-to-face with big cats—cheetahs, leopards, and lions—especially since each season changes who we might see. We'll take in the Serengeti's varied scenes, from the water-rich Seronera River to the distinctive kopjes, large rock formations. Lunch will be outdoors, offering a unique experience that varies with the seasons. Depending on the time of year, we may also witness migrating herds alongside the resident animals, making for spectacular sights. After our day of discovery, we return to our lodge or camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Lemala Nanyuki Lodge
Luxury Lodge located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 6
Zanzibar Island
Day 6: Flight to Zanzibar (included in the price)

Everything is arranged for an effortless trip to a piece of heaven. We'll start the day with breakfast, then swiftly transport you to an airstrip, offering opportunities to spot various African animals en route. Your journey continues with a flight to the magical island of Zanzibar. Upon arrival, our friendly driver will welcome you and lead you on a picturesque drive lasting about an hour to your coastal haven at Nungwi Beach. The night is yours to enjoy, highlighted by a dinner thoughtfully prepared by your hotel.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Island
Accommodation:
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 7
Zanzibar Island
Day 7: Beach Time

Today is yours to craft as you please—a perfect opportunity to embrace total relaxation or indulge in adventure. Picture yourself lounging by the pool or nestled under a swaying palm tree on the beach, the very essence of tranquility. If the call of leisure isn't enough and you thirst for activity, dive into the inviting waters for a swim or discover a variety of engaging activities arranged through your hotel. Today, whether you seek serene relaxation or spirited adventure, is designed entirely with your desires in mind.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Island
Accommodation:
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 8
Zanzibar Island
Day 8: Beach Time

Embrace another day of blissful freedom at your oceanside retreat. Whether you're drawn to the gentle embrace of the sea for a soothing swim, eager to engage with the hotel's array of activities, or curious to uncover more of the island's enchanting beauty, the choice is entirely yours. For those inclined to adventure or seeking to explore further, the hotel's reception team stands ready to assist in orchestrating any activity or excursion that sparks your interest. Today is your canvas; paint it with the colors of relaxation, adventure, and discovery.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Island
Accommodation:
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 9
Departure
Day 9: Zanzibar Island

After breakfast at your hotel, we'll arrange your transfer to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport for your flight home. If your flight is later in the day, we'll make sure you have lunch before you depart.

Feeling hesitant to leave? If you're not quite ready to say goodbye to paradise, why not extend your holiday to another breathtaking island? Whether it's Mnemba, Pemba, or Mafia Island, each offers its unique slice of heaven for you to explore.

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

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha City
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Lake Manayara NP
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Ngorongoro crater
Ngorongoro Lodge Meliá Collection
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyuki Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyuki Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Zanzibar Island
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Zanzibar Island
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Zanzibar Island
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Tanzania
Zanzibar Airport
No accommodation
Breakfast & Lunch
2024
Per Person Price
United States Dollars

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

Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
$6,515
$4,921
$4,836
$4,460
$4,501
$4,305
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
$6,067
$4,558
$4,443
$4,096
$4,120
$3,941
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$5,640
$4,248
$4,115
$3,800
$3,810
$3,651
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$8,050
$5,772
$5,915
$5,310
$5,488
$5,156
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
$6,461
$4,952
$4,838
$4,490
$4,514
$4,336
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
$7,699
$5,645
$5,732
$5,198
$5,340
$5,049
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Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,515

2 people

(1 room)

$4,921

3 people

(2 room)

$4,836

4 people

(2 room)

$4,460

5 people

(3 room)

$4,501

6 people

(3 room)

$4,305
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,067

2 people

(1 room)

$4,558

3 people

(2 room)

$4,443

4 people

(2 room)

$4,096

5 people

(3 room)

$4,120

6 people

(3 room)

$3,941
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$5,640

2 people

(1 room)

$4,248

3 people

(2 room)

$4,115

4 people

(2 room)

$3,800

5 people

(3 room)

$3,810

6 people

(3 room)

$3,651
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$8,050

2 people

(1 room)

$5,772

3 people

(2 room)

$5,915

4 people

(2 room)