14 Days Safari in Tanzania

14 day Tanzania wildlife classic safari

Tour overview

The tour starts and ends in Arusha, You will visit the most beautiful attractions in Tanzania, you will get chance to visit Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara national park, Ngorongoro crater, Zanzibar, The tour will also take you to Serengeti national Park with the massive wilderness of over 14500 sqkm where every day brings new adventure as well as a new land scape. The same safari will take you to Ngorongoro crater as well as the Ngorongoro conservation Area in Tanzania, this one features one of the highest concentration of game as well as a large population of carnivores and predators in Africa. Lake Manyara is also part of the safari and you will get a chance to view many water animals and birds. You will get chance to view lots of wildlife including; elephants, lions, zebras, antelopes, birds, and many more. You will as well visit Zanzibar Islands as well as beaches.

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Tour highlights

 Day 1: Arrival at Arusha International Airport

Day 2: Transfer to Tarangire National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 4: Drive to Ngorongoro National Park

Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

Day 6: Have a full game drive in Serengeti

Day 7: Fly to Zanzibar

Day 8-11: enjoying water activities

Day 12: Transfer to the stone town

Day 13: Have a historical stone town tour or a private Island trip

Day 14: Departure

  

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival at Arusha International Airport

Upon your arrival at the airport, you will meet our safari representative in Tanzania and you can be transferred to Moivaro Coffee Lodge in Arusha.

Day 2: Transfer to Tarangire National Park

You will travel to Tarangire National Park, the park has baobab trees which are an interesting feature of this park, and there are also dwarfing of the animals that feed beneath them. The animals mostly concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the water supply within the area. The national park also has variety of animal life that includes leopard, elephants, lions, and cheetah. Have a half game drive where you will view animals including lions, leopards, elephants, cheetah as well as birds.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Chem Chem Lodge

Mid renage: Kuro Tarangire lodge

Budget: Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park

Have breakfast and drive to Lake Manyara  staying at the base of the great Rift Valley escarpments, this national park is also recognized for its unique beauty and its game include; the elephants, buffalos, wildebeests and the giraffes. You will look more carefully with the zebras, warthogs, impalas, waterbuck, dik-dik near some of the springs as well as the klipspringer on the famous slopes of the escarpments.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

Day 4: Drive to Ngorongoro National Park

Transfer to Ngorongoro crater in the morning, upon your arrival, you will descend into the crater to enjoy a game drive at the bottom floor. Since there are very few animals that migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft walls that are high, you will also expect to see the lions , zebras, elephants, flamingos, jackals, Rhinos, antelopes as well as many bird species. This park was formally part of the Serengeti National Park and its home to over 500 bird species, 25,000 large mammals that live within the montane forest, bush land, grassland, bussei trees, woodland, open grassland, Ngoitokitok spring, Lerai stream, Munge stream, and many other small springs that surround the crater floor. Immediately after the game drive, you will drive and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

Have breakfast and after start your journey to Serengeti National Park. You will enjoy the many scenic views along the way as you including the beautiful vegetation that attract the eyes. Have a lunch stop over at the Kopje in the Serengeti and later proceed in to the national park to enjoy an afternoon game drive including; the elephants, wildebeests, lions, antelopes, birds, zebras and many more. Later on proceed into the park and go for a game drive

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 6: Have a full game drive in Serengeti

Today, you will have a full day game viewing around the Serengeti, depending on the time of the year as well as the migration of the herds, you will expect to view many baboons, hippos, Rhinos, antelopes, wildebeest, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, lions as well as birds. You will also enjoy the scenery of the park as well as the vegetation. After, return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp/Ndutu safari lodge

Budget: Usanja Camp/Kusini Camp

Day 7: Fly to Zanzibar

Have breakfast at the lodge in the morning, and after, start your transfer to Seronera Airstrip, to catch a flight from the Serengeti to Zanziba via Arusha. You will then transfer to Ras Nungwi Hotel resort Hotel to enjoy an overnight and a dinner.

Day 8-11: enjoying water activities

Zanzibar has got a lot of water activities and on this day, you will relax and enjoy these endless beaches of Zanzibar as you stay near the beach hotel. There is a range of water activities that can be enjoyed by the visitors including; scuba diving, boat trips, snorkeling, swimming, canoeing and many more.

Dinner and overnight at Ras Nungwi Hotel/Zanzibar Resort Hotel

Day 12: Transfer to the stone town

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Dhow Palace which is found in the stone town. You will carry out the spice tour on your way to the town. It helps to provide the tourists with the information about the spices as well as the grown herbs and the detailed description about their traditional uses in the medicine cosmetics as well as cooking.

Dinner and overnight in the Dhow Palace/Tembo Hotel

Day 13: Have a historical stone town tour or a private Island trip

You will have a historical stone town tour and this will take you through the fabled stone town, where it will appear still. Visit the Dr. Living stone’s house of wonders, the Palace museum and the Arab Fort and many more. You will have a chance to see Zanzibar’s market, winding alleyways, studded doors, cathedrals as well as countless mosques. Another option might be a boat tour to the prison, the private island trip, safari Blue and many more.

Day 14: Departure

Have breakfast and after transfer back to Arusha to catch your flight.

 

END OF SAFARI

Tour inclusions

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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14 days cultural & wildlife tour in Tanzania

Tour overview

The tour starts and ends in Tanzania, it will make you experience the beautiful culture of Tanzania. The safari will give you the opportunity to view many wildlife species that are found within the many national parks of Tanzania. Some of the national parks to visist include; Arusha, Serengeti, Manyara, Ngorongoro crater as well as Zanzibar. The tour will also take you to Serengeti national Park with the massive wilderness of over 14500 sqkm where every day brings new adventure as well as a new land scape. The same safari will take you to Ngorongoro crater as well as the Ngorongoro conservation Area in Tanzania, this one features one of the highest concentration of game as well as a large population of carnivores and predators in Africa. In these parks, you will witness the amazing African Wildlife species. Lake Manyara is also part of the safari and you will get a chance to view many water animals and birds. You will get chance to view lots of wildlife including; elephants, lions, zebras, antelopes, birds, and many more.

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Tour highlights

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Day 2: transfer to Arusha national Park

Day 3: Drive to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 4: Drive to Serengeti National Park

Day 5: Explore Serengeti National Park

Day 6: Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 7: Explore Ngorongoro crater

Day 8: Have a Bushmen tour & Monduli

Day 9: Transfer to Arusha

Day 10: Transfer to Zanzibar

Day 11: visit stone town / Prison Island

Day 12& 13: visit Zanzibar Beach

Day 14: Departure

 

 

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Upon your arrival at the airport, you will meet our safari representative in Tanzania and you can be transferred to Moivaro Coffee Lodge in Arusha.

 Day 2: transfer to Arusha national Park

Have breakfast and after transfer to Arusha National park to enjoy a game drive with a nice picnic lunch. This national park has variety of animal species including; antelopes, colobus monkeys, giraffes, flamingos, in Momela lakes. You will also locate the rare black and white colobus monkey within the park. Have lunch and after enjoy a canoe ride for two hours in the Momela. You will then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Planet Lodge

Day 3: Drive to Lake Manyara National Park

Have breakfast at the lodge and after drive to Lake Manyara and have lunch at your booked lodge, then you will drive within the park as you view wildlife species. This park has got the largest concentration of baboons within Northern Tanzania, tree climbing lions, zebras and many others. This place is also the best to view the flamingos and many bird species. In the afternoon, you will return to the lodge for dinner, and then depart for a night game drive within Lkae Manyara national Park. Later, return to the lodge for an overnight.

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

Day 4: Drive to Serengeti National Park

Have breakfast and after drive to Serengeti National Park for a game drive with a picnic lunch. The park has got lots animal species including; the wildebeests, zebras, giraffes, birds, antelopes, and many more. In the late afternoon, continue to the lodge for dinner and overnight. This park is the known for the concentration of big mammals in the world. These mainly include all the animals above.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 5: Explore Serengeti National Park

Enjoy an early morning game drive so as to see the nocturnal animals returning from hunting as well as the lions awaking in the dawn. You will view many animals during the game drive including; the eland, elepahnts, buffalos, Kongoni, topi, lions, zebras, solitary leopards, solitary leopards, cheetahs, Hyenas, aardwolf, Gaudy agama lizards, rock Hyraxes, black Rhinoceros, waterbuck, baboon, African dog, serval cat as well as the Kongonis. There are also many other bird species that will be spotted including; bizarre secretary, kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, love birds, and the martial eagle. You will return to the lodge later in the evening and relax afterwards.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

 

Day 6: Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Wake up so early and have breakfast as you prepare for a morning game drive in serengeti on route to Ngorongoro crater. There is also another option of visiting the fascinating Olduvi Gorge Museum .Enjoy your overnight and Dinner and any booked lodge of your choice.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 7: Explore Ngorongoro crater

After breakfast, and after descend into the crater to view the wonderful game inside the Ngorongoro crater, it’s mostly described as one of the wonders of the world. It’s also the largest volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for the many animals that live in it. It’s also one of the few places where the rare black Rhino can be seen in their natural setting. You also expect to see many other animals including; the lions, elephants, zebras, flamingos, hippos, Rhino, antelopes, jackals, and many bird species. With luck, you will see the Big Five and after you will be driven back to the lodge.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 8: Have a Bushmen tour & Monduli

You will travel early in the morning and drive to the Bushmen area and engage in hunting with these people. These are the only people in Tanzania that mainly depend on hunting and gathering. You will walk with them and see how shooting of animals is done by using arrows and bows, and see how they skin them, roast and eat. You will later continue to the lodge and have lunch before driving to Monduli Juu. On your arrival, the guide in this village will welcome you and take you around the village and will introduce you to all the family members. Take a shower and after interact with the family members and see how they prepare food. In the evening, the Moran and the ladies will make some dancing performances as you surround the fire place, then after go for dinner.

After, having dinner, you will seat with the chief of this village and he will go on and tell you about the culture and traditions as you also share stories with him / them. The night will be spent in the Masai Hut or an overnight in the nearby lodge.

Day 9: Transfer to Arusha

Early in the morning, wake up and go for milking of the cows with the Masai ladies. They will also make fire by using a piece of wood and a little stick. These maasai warriors will get blood from these cows and prepare breakfast. After enjoying your breakfast, you will go with the ladies to fetch water using your heads. Later on, go to the Maasai traditional doctor and experience how to use the plants to cure the different diseases. Have lunch and after drive to a local market in Arusha town for shopping. Continue to a home stay, where the owners will welcome you and show you your rooms, shower and after taking a little rest, you will interact with the family as you work together to prepare dinner. You will get an opportunity to learn about cooking of the African dishes as well as interacting with a typical well to do African family.

Dinner and overnight at the Home stay.

 Day 10: Transfer to Zanzibar

You will spend the morning with the family, have lunch and after continue to Arusha airport for your flight to zanzibar, here you will be picked and transferred to your hotel

Dinner and overnight at Paradise Resort

Day 11: visit stone town / Prison Island

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will start to explore Zanzibar historical stone town, you will enjoy a visit to the Dhow palace, which is found in the stone town. You will carry out the spice tour on your way to the town. It helps to provide the tourists with the information about the spices as well as the grown herbs and the detailed description about their traditional uses in the medicine cosmetics as well as cooking. Later, you will visit the prison Island which is over 200 years old.

Dinner and overnight will be at Next Paradise resort.

Day 12& 13: visit Zanzibar Beach

On this day, you will be relaxing at the beach shores as you enjoy the breeze of this beautiful ocean. You will enjoy lunch here as you watch many water birds in this area.

Dinner and overnight will be at Next Paradise resort.

 

Day 14. Departure

Have breakfast and transfer to Zanzibar airport to fly to Dar es Salaam to catch your flight back Home

END OF SAFARI

Tour inclusions

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

tour operators

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