DAY 1:
Arrival / Arusha

Jambo! Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to Kibo Palace Hotel for overnight.

Overnight: Kibo Palace Hotel     
Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

DAY 2:
Lake Manyara National Reserve

TanzaniaAfter breakfast, depart to beautiful Lake Manyara, a shallow alkaline lake that shimmers in a cleft in the Great Rift Valley. You will arrive for lunch at your lodge followed by afternoon game drive.

Tucked below the majesty of the Rift Valley wall, Lake Manyara National Park consists of a thin green band of forest, flanked by the sheer 600 m high red and brown cliffs of the escarpment on one side and by the white-hot shores of an ancient soda lake on the other. Acacia woodland shelters the park’s famous tree climbing lions, lying languidly among the branches in the heat of the dayLake Manyara safaris offers many unique views including elephant, giraffe, buffalo and wildebeest can be found grazing in unexpected clearings or heading towards the water to drink or wash, and the rivers and riverbeds provide scenic vistas for possible animal spotting. Warthog seem to thrive here, growing notably fat and tuskered, and it is a natural playground for baboons and monkeys. Later on in the afternoon, you will be transferred to which stands on the edge of the escarpment, overlooking the lake.

Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge     

Meal Plan: Full Board 
DAY 3 & 4:
Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, depart to the famous Serengeti national park arriving for lunch at your lodge / camp. Embark on an afternoon game viewing drive in the park. Return later aas the sun sets for dinner and overnight. On the second day, you will have a full day of game viewing drives in the park with all meals and overnight at the park.

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The spectacle of predator versus prey dominates greatest park during a Serengeti safari. Golden-maned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers. Solitary leopards haunt the acacia trees lining the Seronera River, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the southeastern plains. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat. But there is more to a safari in the Serengeti Plain than large mammals. Gaudy agama lizards and rock hyraxes scuffle around the surfaces of the park's isolated granite koppies. A full 100 varieties of dung beetle have been recorded, as have 500-plus bird species, ranging from the outsized ostrich and bizarre secretary bird of the open grassland, to the black eagles that soar effortlessly above the Lobo Hills.

Overnight: Serengeti Kati Kati Camp
Meal Plan: Full Board 

DAY 5:
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Breakfast at the camp before having a mid morning game viewing as you depart to the famous Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area (NCCA), which features rolling plains, lakes, craters, mountains and dormant volcanoes. Journey up the side of the vast Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site, which is one of the largest volcanic craters in the world (almost 20 kilometers wide, 610-760 metres deep and covering a total area of 264 sq km) and arrive at the Ngorongoro Farm House in time for dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Farm House       
Meal Plan: Full Board 

 

DAY 6:
Inside the land that time forgot     

After breakfast, descend into the ‘8th Wonder of the World’, a unique biosphere that has remained virtually unchanged since the dawn of time. Enclosed within its towering walls are grasslands, swamps, forests, saltpans, a fresh water lake and a glorious variety of birdlife. Here too are all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo) as well as a large cast of plains game and one of Africa’s densest populations of predators.

Enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor before continuing with your expedition inside this land that time forgot. Climb up and drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Farm House       
Meal Plan: Full Board 

DAY 7:
Tarangire National Park   

After breakfast this morning, meet your naturalist guide and depart for Tarangire National Park. Arrive for lunch at your camp followed by afternoon game viewing drive.

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The Tarangire River runs through the center of the park and provides a year-round supply of water to the animals. Bird watching is exceptional in the park's diverse habitats, from palm groves to acacia woodlands, and you may spot a bateleur or martial eagle during your stay. And with a permanent water source, Tarangire is virtually guaranteed excellent game viewing at all times, including lion (some tree-climbing!), leopard and a herd of 3,500 elephants. You also may visit a primary school or beekeeping project. Beekeeping in Mwika Village: helps conserve forest resources and provides income for local families. Gijedabung School: accommodates 600 students through donated support.

Overnight: Maramboi Tented Camp        
Meal Plan: Full Board 

 

DAY 8:
Zanzibar   

After breakfast you will be transferred to Arusha airstrip for your 1400hrs Zan tours flight to Zanzibar. Arrive at 1520hrs at the Zanzibar airport. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your beach hotel. Rest of the afternoon is at leisure relaxing at the beach or enjoying the resort facilities.

Overnight: Blue Bay Beach Resort
Meal Plan: Half Board 

 

DAY 9, 10, 11:
Zanzibar   

Beach stay at the resort for the next three days on Full Board basis.

Bluebay Beach Resort is an 88 room luxury hotel situated on the finest wide, white, sandy beach on the Island of Zanzibar. Located on the East Coast in an area known as Kiwengwa.

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All rooms are tastefully decorated using traditional Zanzibari furniture to include large four poster beds with mosquito nets, a writing bureau, coffee table and easy chairs. Split level eair conditioners, ceiling fans, satellite TV's, mini-bars, hair dryers and telephones add a touch of luxury to each room whilst the presence of smoke detectors and fire alarms are a sign of our commitment to the safety and well-being of our guests.  The hotel also offers quality cuisine at it's main restaurant and has a bar and room service. Rooms have telephones and some have internet access. The lodge also offers game drives and nature walks for those who have not pre-booked a safari with an operator.

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The hotel provides a Fitness Centre featuring a range of modern equipment made in Italy by Technogym, a flood lit tennis court, 5 star PADI Scuba Diving Centre (One Ocean Diving) and a Water Sports Centre with windsurfers, canoes and sailing boats. Table tennis as well as snooker and billiards tables are also available.

Overnight: Blue Bay Beach Resort         

Meal Plan: Half Board 

 

DAY 12:
Departure

Breakfast at your hotel this morning. Later on you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Dar Es Salaam. Connect with your flight back home.


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