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12-Day Tanzania’s Wilds & Zanzibar Waves

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Get ready for a 12-day adventure in Tanzania and Zanzibar. This trip is perfect for couples, friends, or families who love nature and adventure. First, you’ll visit the Tarangire Ecosystem. This park is home to many elephants. You’ll see how these big animals live together as a family. Next, you’ll go to the Ngorongoro Crater. This beautiful place is great for taking photos of your holiday. Then, you’ll travel to the Serengeti National Park. This park is full of different animals. You might see the sun rise over the wide, open plains. If you’re lucky, you might even see this from a hot air balloon! Finally, you’ll fly to Zanzibar. This island is known for its white beaches and clear, blue ocean. You’ll stay in a fancy resort and make memories that will last forever.

This trip is private, so you can travel at your own speed. You’ll have your own safari vehicle and guide. The hotels on this trip are very luxurious and offer great service. Enjoy your trip!

Cities & Landmarks

two days Arusha, two days Tarangire, two days Ngorongoro Crater, five days 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 & Beach Time
Game Drives: Pop-up Roof 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
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
2
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located inside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located inside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury + tented Lodge located inside western Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
&beyong Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury + tented Lodge located inside Western Serengeti
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
Baraza Resort & Spa
Luxury + resort located in Zanzibar
All Inclusive
All Inclusive
11
Baraza Resort & Spa
Luxury + resort located in Mnemba Island (Zanzibar)
All Inclusive
All Inclusive
12
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
Overnight in Arusha
Day 1: Arrived at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport and meet your Tanzania Bush 2 City guide, who greets you with 'Karibu Tanzania - welcome to Tanzania!' and takes you to your hotel to relax. The next day, enjoy a personalized, private safari in your jeep, exploring at your pace and observing wildlife as long as you wish.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 2
Leisure day in Arusha
Day 2: A Wonderful Relaxing Day in Arusha

Enjoy a leisurely day at the lodge with poolside relaxation and drinks, or explore Arusha's offerings. Take a city tour, embark on a mountain bike adventure, or shop at a Maasai market for souvenirs. Also, experience an Arusha Coffee Tour, learn about coffee cultivation, and enjoy a tasting session. Whether unwinding or exploring, this day adds to your Tanzanian experience.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
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 (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to September (easier to spot animals)
High Season
July to March (Northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (few showers of rain)
Accommodation:
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located inside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
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 (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located inside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

Start your day with an early breakfast before embarking on a scenic drive back to Tarangire's exit gate, then proceed to &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Immerse yourself in the serene natural splendor of one of Tanzania's most revered destinations for the day.

During your 2-night stay in a Suite at &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, enjoy luxurious amenities including an ensuite bathroom with both bath and shower. Your stay encompasses three daily meals, soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers, teas, and coffees, along with scheduled safari activities, game drive refreshments, and laundry services. Indulge in this unparalleled experience, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to September (General 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:
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
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 an excursion to the celebrated Ngorongoro Crater, a jewel among Africa's seven natural wonders and a spectacle of the natural world. Born from a colossal volcanic eruption two million years ago, this verdant sanctuary is home to Africa's densest wildlife populations. Following breakfast, as you descend to the crater's floor, prepare to be captivated by the vast array of wildlife - from regal lions and roaming zebras to sturdy buffaloes and the elusive black rhinos. Every corner of the crater offers a scene of unparalleled beauty and wonder, making it a must-visit for enthusiasts of wildlife and nature. The Ngorongoro Crater provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in Africa's pristine and untouched wilderness.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: Flight to Serengeti National Park (Included in the Price)

After breakfast, enjoy a brief transfer to Manyara Airstrip for your flight to the Serengeti. Upon landing, your driver-guide will be there to greet you and kick off another thrilling adventure. Enjoy a game drive en route to your camp/lodge where you'll have time for lunch and some relaxation, followed by an afternoon game drive.

The Serengeti, renowned for its vast, expansive plains, promises to astonish, especially for first-timers. In the coming days, we'll encounter a diverse array of wildlife in this remarkable setting. Each safari drive in the Serengeti is an adventure of its own, teeming with unexpected encounters in the wild. You'll witness a myriad of animals and landscapes that shift with the day's light. While capturing photos is a must, don't forget to also pause, look around, and soak in the breathtaking beauty of the natural world. After a day packed with discoveries, we'll return to our camp for dinner and a restful overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
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 Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury + tented Lodge located inside western Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 8
Serengeti national park
Day 8: serengeti National Park

Wake up to the vibrant sounds and smells of the Serengeti. Grab your breakfast and lunch, and embark on a morning game drive with an expert guide who will introduce you to the ever-changing landscapes and diverse wildlife. After enjoying a picnic lunch, continue your exploration and encounter magnificent animals such as lions, leopards, elephants, and cheetahs in their natural habitat. Witness the dynamics of the wild. As the sun dips below the horizon, return to your camp for a peaceful dinner and a restful night's sleep. The Serengeti offers an array of unforgettable experiences at every turn.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&beyong Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury + tented Lodge located inside Western Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 9
Stone Town, Zanzibar
Day 9: Stone Town, Zanzibar

Wake up early for your last game drive in the Serengeti, soaking up the morning wildlife scenes. Later in the morning, take a flight to the captivating Zanzibar archipelago in the Indian Ocean, once a bustling spice trade hub. Upon arrival, embark on a guided walking and driving tour of Stone Town, the historic heart of Zanzibar City. Your accommodation for the next night is a stunning hotel with views of the turquoise sea and pristine white sand beaches.

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)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 10
Zanzibar Island
Day 10: Zanzibar Beach

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
Accommodation:
Baraza Resort & Spa
Luxury + resort located in Zanzibar
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 11
Zanzibar Island
Day 11: 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
Accommodation:
Baraza Resort & Spa
Luxury + resort located in Mnemba Island (Zanzibar)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 12
Journey Back Home
Day 12: Fly Home from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ)

On your last day, depending on your flight schedule, take some time to relax on the beach or enjoy a final exploration of the island. A driver will then ensure you reach Zanzibar International Airport in time for your flight home.

If you're not quite ready to leave, consider extending your holiday to another idyllic location like Pemba, or Mafia Island, each offering its unique paradise experience.

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
Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Sanctuary Swala
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Sanctuary Swala
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
serengeti NP
&beyong Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
10
Tanzania
Zanzibra
Baraza Resort & Spa
All Inclusive
11
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Baraza Resort & Spa
All Inclusive
12
Tanzania
Zanzibar
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