Safari and a Tropical Island
- Elephants and baobab trees at Tarangire National Park
- Discover Serengeti and her endless plains and abundance of wildlife
- Tropical Island, Zanzibar!
- Good chance of spotting the Big 5 in the Ngorongoro Crater
Beach & Safari Holiday
Combine the best of both destinations, enjoy a Safari and a Tropical Island during this 11-day adventure in Tanzania and Zanzibar.
This safari holiday gives you the chance to discover all the world-famous National Parks that the Northern part of Tanzania has to offer. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Tanzania as you set off on a remarkable journey through the country’s iconic Northern National Parks. From the majestic Serengeti,, to the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, teeming with an abundance of wildlife, each park holds its own enchantment and promises unforgettable encounters with nature. Fly from Tanzania to the subtropical island of Zanzibar, where you may unwind and enjoy the place before flying home. Dive into the crystal-clear waters for a snorkelling or diving experience, where a vibrant underwater world awaits, with colourful coral reefs and exotic marine life. The ideal combination for an unforgettable holiday!
- Day 1: Pick-up from the airport or in Arusha, the tourism capital of Tanzania. Overnight at Africa Safari Arusha
- Day 2: Full Day Game Drive Tarangire National Park Overnight at Africa Safari Rift Valley
- Day 3: Full Day Game Drive Lake Manyara National Park Overnight at Africa Safari Karatu
- Day 4: Full Day Game Drive Ngorongoro Crater Overnight at Africa Safari South Serengeti
- Day 5: Full Day Game Drive around Lake Ndutu (Serengeti) Overnight at Africa Safari South Serengeti
- Day 6: Full Day Game Drive Serengeti National Park Overnight stay at Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma
- Day 7: Full Day Game Drive Serengeti National Park – Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari Overnight at Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma
- Day 8: Safari transfer to Seronera airstrip for flight to Zanzibar – Overnight at Zanzibar Bay Resort (comfort) / Dream of Zanzibar (luxury)
- Day 9-10: Time to relax in Zanzibar with optional activities – Overnight at Zanzibar Bay Resort (comfort) / Dream of Zanzibar (luxury)
- Day 11: Transfer from Zanzibar Bay Resort/ Dream of Zanzibar to the airport
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Let’s go on an unforgettable adventure!
Kickstart your safari adventure in Tanzania with a memorable stay at Africa Safari Arusha. As we pick you up from Kilimanjaro Airport, get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Tanzania’s tourism hub. Located in Arusha, known as the gateway to Tanzania’s world-famous National Parks, Africa Safari Arusha is the perfect starting point for your safari journey.
Admire the elephants in Tarangire National Park.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Tarangire National Park, a wildlife haven renowned for its magnificent elephant population. But there’s more to discover than just elephants during your full-day safari adventure. Tarangire National Park beckons with its diverse landscapes and rich biodiversity, offering you the chance to witness a variety of wildlife. From graceful giraffes and majestic lions to playful zebras and elusive leopards, the park’s inhabitants will captivate you at every turn.Your overnight stay will be at Africa Safari Rift Valley.
Take in the stunning scenery and wildlife that surround Lake Manyara!
Brace yourself for an extraordinary wildlife drive that promises a multitude of enchanting encounters in Lake Manyara National Park. As you travel through the park’s diverse landscapes, keep a keen eye out for the iconic tree-climbing lions. As the sun sets on your wildlife adventure, retire to the comforts of Africa Safari Karatu, located within the breathtaking Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This serene retreat provides a sanctuary where you can unwind and reflect on the wonders you’ve experienced.
Visit the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera!
Take a full-day exploring the wildlife during a game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest and best-preserved volcano crater in the world. Embark on a full-day adventure that will take you deep into the heart of this ancient volcano’s vast expanse. As you descend into the crater, a world of wildlife awaits you. Marvel at the diverse ecosystem that thrives within its walls, from herds of majestic elephants to predators like lions and cheetahs. The Ngorongoro Crater is a haven for countless species, offering a truly remarkable safari experience. While staying the night in Africa Safari South Serengeti, take in the 360-degree views of the Ngorongoro Highlands.
Afternoon safari game drive in the Lake Ndutu region.
Take in the breathtaking surroundings of the Ngorongoro Crater. Spend your afternoon exploring the diverse wildlife and stunning scenery surrounding Lake Ndutu, as you go on a safari game drive. As the day comes to an end, retreat to the welcoming embrace of Africa Safari South Serengeti, a sanctuary nestled within the pristine Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Relax and unwind in the comfort of the lodge, surrounded by the untouched beauty of the African wilderness.
Enjoy the savannah and never-ending plains in the Serengeti.
Spend the entire day spotting animals at the famous Serengeti National Park. With its expansive plains and an abundance of animals that extends as far as the eye can view, the Serengeti is a safari enthusiast’s dream come true. Spend the night at Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma, which has a wildlife-filled backyard thanks to the neighbouring Grumeti River.
Another day of safari in the famous Serengeti National Park!
Due to the immensity of the area, it is best to experience the Serengeti National area over several days. Additionally, you can go on an unforgettable balloon safari to view the spectacular Serengeti from above! At Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma, spend the night.
From a Safari adventure to a Tropical Island!
Embark on a new chapter of your African adventure as you leave the untamed beauty of the Serengeti behind and set your sights on the enchanting island of Zanzibar. The island’s rich cultural heritage, pristine white-sand beaches, and crystal-clear turquoise waters beckon you to immerse yourself in its beauty. Spend the night at Dream of Zanzibar for luxury or at Zanzibar Bay Resort for comfort.
Tropical Island, Zanzibar
You can enjoy a variety of optional activities, including diving, snorkelling, visiting a spice farm, going on a submarine adventure, and much more, while relaxing on Zanzibar’s stunning white-sand beaches in the days that follow.
Your Safari and Tropical Island experience has come to an end.
As your time in Zanzibar comes to an end, it’s time to say goodbye and head back home. Our drivers will take you to the airport for your return journey. Reflect on the wonderful memories you’ve made and carry the spirit of Zanzibar with you. Farewell and safe travels!
Africa Safari Arusha
If you are looking for an intimate lodge with lush green gardens and a swimming pool, then you have found the right place!
Africa Safari Arusha is an intimate lodge set in the village of Sakina, just outside Arusha’s city centre. The property accommodation consists of 8 Standard rooms and 8 Luxury rooms, surrounded by lush green gardens, a swimming pool with sun loungers, a half-open restaurant with a fireplace for the colder evenings, and a very unique tree bar.
Mount Meru is perfectly positioned as the lodge’s backdrop while views from the room balconies span beyond the bright city lights of Arusha to an array of mountainous countryside. As you transit to/from Africa Safari Arusha on an unpaved road through the Ngateu hills, there is no mistaking the very real sense of calm and culture.
Africa Safari Rift Valley
South from Lake Manyara National Park and West from Tarangire National Park with the famous Great Rift Valley as its surroundings
Africa Safari Rift Valley is located in the village Mayoka, on the south of Lake Manyara with the famous Great Rift Valley as its surrounding. It’s the perfect location to relax before or after visiting Tanzania’s northern National Parks, conveniently located between Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Africa Safari Rift Valley is a remote location and very quiet. At this location, we offer different tent categories, from Safari Luxury Accommodations to basic Safari Tents. The Safari Luxury Accommodations are complete with raised wooden deck, living room with a comfortable sofa and beautiful rustic wooden interior. Safari Comfort Accommodations are spacious and comfortable, with exterior canvas walls, a tarpaulin floor and a permanent bathroom. The swimming pool and restaurant is embedded in the surrounding landscape and offers a beautiful view of the Rift Valley and Lake Manyara.
The southern entrance of Lake Manyara National Park, Iyambi Gate, is only a short distance away, this national park has a variety of wildlife including the famous tree climbing lions. Lake Manyara National Park is a sanctuary for the hippo, giraffe, impala and zebra, and the lake of Manyara a magnet for birdlife. The west of Tarangire National Park, Sangaiwe Gate, is less than an hour drive away. Tarangire National Park is known for its high number of scenic baobab trees, and is home to the largest population of elephants in Northern Tanzania.
Africa Safari Karatu
Overviewing the Ngorongoro Highlands and Lake Eyasi
Africa Safari Karatu is a luxury safari lodge located on the edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The area became popular with early settlers and farmers because of its cool climate, green hills and beautiful views, with coffee being one of the most important crops. The rolling slopes of the extinct Ol Deani volcano are a striking feature of the landscape. The accommodation is located on top of a hill and offers a stunning view of the Northern Highlands, Lake Eyasi and its surroundings.
Due to the ideal location of Africa Safari Karatu, Lake Manyara National Park and the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater are easily accessible. Africa Safari Karatu has two types of Bungalow Rooms, the Safari Comfort Bungalows and Safari Luxury Bungalows, whereas the Safari Luxury Bungalow is 10 square metres bigger than the Safari Comfort Bungalow and has a comfortable sofa in the seating area. Offering you all the luxury you wish for before or after your safari! All bungalows have their own balcony with a 180-degree view. The restaurant, bar and swimming pool will add to the feeling of being home away-from-home.
Africa Safari South Serengeti
Lake Ndutu – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Africa Safari South Serengeti is a comfortable accommodation, located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and offers easy access to the crater, while at the same time being on the south side of Lake Ndutu, which is in the Serengeti National Park. The best of both worlds! The nearby airstrip offers connections to the other major airstrips and airports. The area is famous for the calving season of the Great Migration, an absolute highlight of the annual wildebeest migration. The short rains in November and December provide nutritious pastures for the wildebeest, which stay in the area until the end of the long rains. Most calves are born in January and February. The open grassy plains offer them some safety, but these young wildebeest attract hungry predators, such as lions, leopards, cheetahs and hyenas. Between April and November, the south-eastern plains dry out, but there is still an abundance of game in the area. There are in fact two water sources, Lake Masek and Lake Ndutu, where many wild animals come to drink. The 12 accommodations (6 Safari Comfort and 6 Luxury Glamping) form two wings with a restaurant tent and a bar/lounge tent in the middle. The classic safari tents are fully furnished with locally made furniture and have an en suite bathroom. There are also 5 Safari Tents available, with a shared toilet and shower.
Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma
In the Serengeti ecosystem for travellers seeking an exclusive safari experience
Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma is a comfortable safari accommodation situated within the Serengeti Ecosystem and just 300 meters from the National Park border but inside the Tanzanian Wildlife Authority (TAWA) . Located between Serengeti Seronera, Grumeti and Ikorongo Game Reserves the location is perfect for exploring the Serengeti and all that is on offer in one of the country’s largest national parks.
The annual migration is at your doorstep for several months of the year. Being in such close proximity to the Grumeti river, Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma has a backyard full of animals. With spacious, comfortable lodgings and welcoming service, Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma guarantees the finest combination of comfort and nature.
Dream of Zanzibar for Luxury (optional)
If you are looking for a 5 star luxury Boutique Resort in Zanzibar, then you have found the right place.
Dream of Zanzibar is a unique boutique-style holiday accommodation on the east coast of Zanzibar. It is located on the endless white beach in Uroa, only a 40-km drive from Stone Town or the airport. Relaxation, wholesome dining, tropical cocktails and fantastic rooms are the keywords here. Our staff will pamper you with 5-star service. The only thing you need to do is to select your favourite room and we’ll do the rest!
We make it easy; everything is included; Think meals, drinks and cocktails, appetizers and several other surprising services. We call it a Premium All-Inclusive but do not be misled, all is in the a-la-carte form! The resort is newly-built and with its for Zanzibar unique standards, ensures you will enjoy the laid-back luxury to the max. A perfect after your-safari beach holiday or a stand-alone lazy relaxing beach holiday, our Zanzibari staff will make it to an unforgettable stay.
It features a Wellness Centre, inclusive of a gym and massage rooms, an a-la-carte restaurant and a beach bar with bites and cocktails, that caters for all. It also offers a 24-hour reception and a Guest Relations office for any queries and bookings for excursions, taxis and
last-minute safari trips.
Zanzibar Bay Resort for Comfort (optional)
If you are looking for a wonderful beach and sun holiday, then we would like to welcome you to Zanzibar Bay Resort!
Discover the definition of ‘laid back luxury’ during your stay in Zanzibar Bay Resort, located in Marumbi. The resort has been recently constructed (2020), using materials that are respectful to the environment and maintaining an authentic African style with a relaxing atmosphere.
Our beachfront resort offers 104 rooms, a huge infinity swimming pool with a tropical island, a pool bar and our magical Jetty bar on the Indian Ocean.
We have a Massage and Wellness Centre in company with a 24hr Gym. The resort has a buffet and A-La-Carte Restaurant that caters for all. We also offer a 24-hour reception and Guest Relations Office for any queries or to book excursions, taxis and last-minute safari trips.
Tarangire National Park
Home of the elephants
The highest concentration of wildlife outside Serengeti
Tarangire National Park is a fun and easy park to explore. Wildlife is abundant and exposed due to the park’s more compact and open terrain making it easier to see wildlife both up close and from a distance. The park is only a short 2 hours drive from Arusha and in close proximity to Lake Manyara. It is 2850 square kilometres making it the sixth-largest park in Tanzania and offering the highest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti. Tarangire is known for its large herds of elephants, which can be viewed at close range. Other animals likely to be seen throughout Tarangire are; wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, gazelle, warthog, impala, python, lion, leopard and over 50 species of birds.
Lake Manyara National Park
Tree-climbing lions and over 400 species of birds
Large ecological variety in a small area
Lake Manyara National Park, an underestimated gem of the safari parks, offers a large ecological variety in a small area. The alkaline soda of the lake appeals to impressive numbers of birds thriving on its water. More than 400 species have been identified and one of the highlights are the thousands of strolling flamingo’s. From the entrance of the park, the road winds through a groundwater forest area where baboon troops can be seen hanging about on the roadside and in the trees. On the grassy banks of the lake the wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and the large buffalo can be seen grazing the day away. The mahogany and acacia trees are inhabited by the famous tree-climbing lions, if you’re lucky you might spot them lazing on a tree branch.
The world’s largest, inactive, intact and unfilled caldera
Is commonly referred to as the 8th wonder of the world
Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty that is the Ngorongoro Crater. As you stand at the viewpoint looking out over the crater, clouds hovering around the tip of the rim with the cool mountainous breeze in the air, there is no mistaking the divinity of mother nature. The Ngorongoro Crater is a world heritage site, the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and is commonly referred to as the 8th wonder of the world. Due to its natural borders, there is an abundance of wildlife throughout the conservation area which is home to the Big Five including the African Black Rhino as well as hyena, zebra and elephants to name a few. The Ngorongoro Crater is an absolute must on any northern circuit itinerary.
The heart of the Great Migration and the natural habitat of many different big cats!
The Ndutu Region is 8,000 square meters in size and is a component of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The area extends all the way to the unfenced southern Serengeti National Park and contains the famous Ngorongoro Crater.
The Ndutu Lake is saline or alkaline in nature, and the region surrounding it is covered in short grass plains as well as acacia woodlands.
The enormous herds of wildebeest and zebras that inhabit this area are drawn there by the abundant seasonal rain that falls nearby. The calving season, also known as the rainy season, is when female wildebeest give birth to a significant number of their calves. The majority of predators are drawn to this location since there are so many prey animals to catch. The area attracts a variety of bird species, both migratory and native, which attracts many bird watchers to the region.
Lions, cheetahs, small-spotted genets, caracals, elephants, giraffes, leopards, owls, and striped hyenas are the principal animal species found around this lake. It won’t take long before you see all five of the big five animals because it’s the only site where you can find them all in one small area. The six different species of big cats—leopards, lions, cheetahs, caracals, servals, and wildcats—can only be found in the Ndutu region.
Pololeti Game Reserve
An important area for breeding wildebeest, with an abundance of wildlife
The new Pololeti Game Reserve, is part of the Loliondo Game Controlled Area, now operating under the NCAA (Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority), an important area for breeding wildebeest, and a corridor for the animals coming from the Serengeti NP.
Because wildlife knows no boundaries, you will find a wide variety of animals in the game reserve, such as hunting lions, roaming elephants, grazing buffalo, running antelope and more.
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- Safari and Beach Holiday (combine best of both worlds!)
- Can start any day
- Accommodation level: Comfort or Luxury
- Tour activity level: Light
- Game drives in 4×4 vehicle with pop-up roof
- All transfers
- 7 Nights in Africa Safari Accommodation
- 3 Nights in Hotel Zanzibar Accommodation
- Full board meal plan in Tanzania and an All-inclusive meal plan in Zanzibar
- 6 Safari game drives
- All park fees included
- Flight from Seronera to Zanzibar
- International flights
- Tourist Visa
- Tourism Development Levy + Village fee
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, drinks)
- Tips (not mandatory but greatly appreciated)
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