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12 Days Tanzania and Zanzibar Vacations

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Set off on a delightful 12-day journey through Tanzania and Zanzibar, perfect for nature enthusiasts. Begin in Arusha, savoring local coffee, then explore Tarangire Park’s majestic elephants. Be awed by Ngorongoro Crater, discover Serengeti’s rich wildlife, and perhaps enjoy a sunrise balloon ride. Conclude on Zanzibar’s stunning beaches, relaxing in a luxurious resort. This private tour offers a personal vehicle and guide, promising exquisite accommodations and service. Prepare for an enchanting adventure!

Cities & Landmarks

Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Highlands, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Zanzibar Stone Town and Zanzibar Beach

Time of Year

12 Days - Anytime, Year-Round, Complete Private Safari Service.

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 & beach time
Game drives: open-sided 4x4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
Getting around: open-sided 4x4 vehicle, 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
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Karatu District
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Karatu District
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Luxury hotel located in or near Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
10
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
11
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
12
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
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Arrival

(See Getting There for more details)
You will be picked up from the airport.
Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Day 1
Arrived Arusha
Day 1: Arrived at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Upon landing at Kilimanjaro International Airport, start your Tanzanian journey with a warm welcome from your Tanzania Bush 2 City guide, greeting you with 'Karibu Tanzania - welcome to Tanzania!' You'll then be escorted to your hotel, where you can unwind and settle into the African rhythm.

The following day, embark on a bespoke private safari in your jeep. This personalized experience allows you to explore the stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife of Tanzania at your own pace. Take your time to observe the animals in their natural habitat, creating unforgettable memories in the heart of Africa.

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
Relaxation in Arusha
Day 2: A Wonderful Relaxation Day in Arusha

Spend a peaceful day at your lodge, lounging by the pool with your favorite drink in hand, or venture out to discover what Arusha has to offer. You can immerse yourself in local culture with a guided city tour, enjoy the thrill of a mountain bike adventure, or find unique keepsakes at a traditional Maasai market.

Don't miss the Arusha Coffee Tour, a delightful journey through the world of coffee cultivation. Learn about the process from bean to cup and savor the rich flavors during a coffee tasting session. Whether you choose to relax at the lodge or explore the vibrant surroundings, this day promises to enrich your Tanzanian adventure.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 3
Tarangire National Park
Day 3: Tarangire National Park

Start with breakfast in Arusha, then head to Tarangire National Park with Bush 2 City Adventure. Enjoy lunch at the elegant Tarangire Treetops Lodge, followed by an afternoon safari drive, spotting elephants, lions, leopards, and giraffes. End the day with a special dinner at the lodge, possibly viewing animals at the nearby waterhole, making for an unforgettable experience in Tanzania.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time To Visit
June to October (Animals come to the river)
High Season
June to October (The park is full of tourists)
Best Weather
June to October (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 4
Tarangire National Park
Day 4: Tarangire National Park

Experience a Tanzanian safari and witness a stunning sunrise in Tarangire National Park. Known for its large elephants and towering baobab trees, this park offers a unique natural spectacle. The baobabs serve as a vital water source for elephants during dry periods. Imagine seeing up to 250 elephants congregating near the Tarangire River, their lifeline in the arid landscape. This remarkable gathering of elephants makes Tarangire an exceptional destination for an unforgettable African adventure.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Accommodation:
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater

Kick off your day with an exciting morning safari in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, where you'll encounter diverse wildlife and witness the beauty of the sunrise. After exploring, return to your lodge for a delicious breakfast. Then, enjoy a scenic drive to the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, arriving just in time for a leisurely lunch with spectacular views of the crater. Spend the afternoon unwinding and soaking in the tranquil surroundings of one of Tanzania's most iconic locations. Your day combines the thrill of a Tarangire safari with the serene beauty of Ngorongoro.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Highlands
Accommodation:
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Karatu District
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Start your day with a journey to the iconic Ngorongoro Crater, one of Africa's seven natural wonders. This ancient volcanic caldera, formed two million years ago, is a verdant wildlife sanctuary with the highest density of animals on the continent. After enjoying breakfast, descend to the crater floor and prepare to be captivated by the diverse wildlife - from proud lions and graceful zebras to sturdy buffaloes and elusive black rhinos. Each corner of the crater offers stunning vistas and unforgettable wildlife encounters, making Ngorongoro a paradise for nature and animal enthusiasts. Experience more than just a safari in this unspoiled African wonderland.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation:
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Karatu District
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: Serengeti National Park (Central, South, North)

Post-breakfast, embark on a scenic flight to the renowned Serengeti National Park for an extraordinary safari experience. The Serengeti is celebrated for the Great Migration, a spectacular movement of vast herds of animals. This park is also a haven for predators, including lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, and wild dogs, alongside a plethora of other wildlife. Guided by an expert, you'll explore the park to witness these magnificent animals in their natural habitat. Prepare for a day of awe-inspiring encounters in the Serengeti, where you'll experience the raw beauty of nature firsthand.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Best Time To Visit
June to February (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:
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 8
Serengeti National Park
Day 8: Serengeti National Park (Central, South, North)

Experience a day of adventure in the vast Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, renowned for its rich wildlife and breathtaking scenery. Embark on game drives to see migrating herds, lions, cheetahs, and leopards, guided by your expert. Traverse different areas of the park, stopping for a picnic lunch in this picturesque landscape. A highlight of your safari will be the stunning Serengeti sunset.

For an unforgettable view, opt for a balloon safari to gently float above the plains, offering a serene and unique perspective of the wildlife below. Conclude your day with another night in the Serengeti, surrounded by the tranquil sounds of nature. The balloon ride, providing a bird's-eye view of the park, is a must-do for a complete Serengeti experience.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 9
Stone Town, Zanzibar
Day 9: Fly to Zanzibar (Include in the Price)

Begin your day with an early morning game drive in the Serengeti, capturing the last glimpses of its diverse wildlife. Afterward, fly to the enchanting Zanzibar archipelago, a former center of the spice trade. Upon landing, take a guided tour of Stone Town, the cultural core of Zanzibar City, blending history and local life.

Your stay for the night will be at a beautiful hotel offering mesmerizing views of the turquoise ocean and white sandy beaches. This transition from safari to seaside marks a new chapter in your Tanzanian adventure.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Accommodation:
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Luxury hotel located in or near Stone Town (Zanzibar)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 10
Zanzibar Beach
Day 10: Relaz in the Resort or Get Active

After breakfast, you'll go to a fancy beach resort where you'll stay for two nights. Everything is included, so you can relax on the beautiful beach, swim in the warm ocean, and enjoy all the nice things at the resort.

Zanzibar is famous for spices like turmeric, ginger, pepper, nutmeg, and cinnamon. You'll visit spice farms to see how they grow and use these spices. It's like a colorful and tasty adventure! If you like adventure, you can take a boat to other islands or try snorkeling and scuba diving in the clear water to see lots of sea animals. It's a mix of relaxation and fun on the beach in Zanzibar.

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Island (Beach)
Accommodation:
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 11
Zanzibar Beach
Day 11: A Wonderful Day in Zanzibar Beach

Get ready for paradise in Zanzibar! The crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean and the palm-lined, white sandy beaches are like a dream come true. Sip on fresh coconut drinks right on the beach, bask in the sun, take a dip in the ocean, and savor the mouthwatering Zanzibari cuisine. Feeling adventurous? Explore the beach, the ocean, and the island with a variety of exciting activities!

Main Destination:
Zanzibar Island (Beach)
Accommodation:
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 12
Zanzibar Airport
Day 12: Fly Home from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ)

On day 12, after breakfast, you have some free time to enjoy the resort until you need to go to the airport. You can leave your bags at the resort after you check out of your room at 10:30 and still use the resort's facilities.

When it's time to go to the airport, our driver will pick you up from the resort and take you to Zanzibar International Airport, marking the end of your Tanzania and Zanzibar Luxury Safari.

Main Destination:
Accommodation:
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
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

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

Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates. If so, your quote will reflect this.

This tour accepts children of all ages.

Our rates are quoted in United States Dollars (US$).

Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Arusha
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
10
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
11
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Tui Blue Bahari Zanzibar
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
12
Tanzania
Zanzibar
No accommodation
Breakfast & Lunch
2024 Pricing Rates Per Person
Price information about this trip:
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2 people

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3 people

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4 people

2 room

5 people

3 room

6 people

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