Tarangire

8 Days Tarangire , Serengeti and Ngorongoro and Zanzibar Beach Safari

Tour Overview

This 8 Days Safari takes you to Tarangire, Ngorongoro crater and to the vast Serengeti for wildebeest migration safari before flying to Zanzibar for beach extension.

It is very much possible to customize this package based on your preferences, ideas & budget, just write us and we shall be happy to discuss & arrange an affordable Private safari in Tanzania & Zanzibar beach (A stylish African safari & Beach experience).

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport meet our representative & privately transfer to your hotel in Arusha for overnight. Later our safari manager will come for detailed safari briefing before leaving you to relax & enjoy the invitingly hotel’s environment & facilities.

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National park

After breakfast at your lodge depart for Tarangire National Park via Arusha city for any last minute purchase. The driving is along Masai steppe & villages, this park is located along the Great Northern highway and it runs along Tarangire river attributes and it is made up of small hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its main vegetation consisting of huge African Baobab trees and scattered acacia woodland and a swamp areas in the south.

Tarangire River and the swamp are the valuable source of water in the park and refugee area for larger number of animal species during the dry season which include herds of giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, warthog, buffalo, African elephant & many more. You may also spot a number of predators with include lion,leopard, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals & others.

The park is highlighted with some of the largest elephant herds in Africa & it is also home to some rare species of Great Kudu, Fringed-eared Oryx and the Ash Starlings.

Late afternoon drive to Ngorongoro Coffee lodge with brief stop at the Great East African Rift Valley for sunset & nice pictures of Lake Manyara & its forest

Overnight at suggested lodge near Karatu town

Day 3: Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti

After early breakfast “The private safari in Tanzania takes you to Ngorongoro Crater via the high lying farmlands of Karatu & many villages then up to Ngorongoro gate, after park formalities drive to Crater view point 2,300 meters for some nice pictures of the crater floor from the rim. Then descend over 600 meters high walls into the Crater floor for nice game drive.

Ngorongoro Crater is a remarkable wildlife sanctuary and UNESCO’s World Heritage, the crater is sometime referred by many as the 8th nature wonders of the world. As very few animals moves in and out of the crater you may expect to spot herds of African elephant, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, warthog, eland, top, hippos & if lucky the rare black rhinos. Many bird species can also be seen in the crater including flamingos, ibises, goose, ostrich & others.

Another big draw card in this picturesque Caldera is a denser population of predators which include lion, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs & the ever-illusive leopard that sometimes require sharp eyes to spot.

Break for lunch before starting your way out & drive to Serengeti National Park (Option), on the way visit one of Masai village whereby some Masai warriors invites you & take you in & around their houses with some stories of their nomadic life around this area.

You will meet kids & other family members, you can ask any question & take pictures with them. Later they will sing a farewell song which involves dancing & jumping high. Afterward drive further & reach Naabi gate for check in, then is a sunset game drives towards Serengeti National Park in search of Great Wildebeest Migration & the big cats. Late afternoon during or before sunset drive to the Camp for dinner & overnight in Central Serengeti.

Day 4: Full Day Game Drives in Serengeti

On this day, our style African safari tours in Serengeti we take you for an early morning game drive starts at 6:30 (leave with breakfast box & lunch box), early morning game drive allows you to witness the sunrise in the Serengeti plains and sport most of the cut family on the road as they avoid the morning mist.

You may also see some other predators coming back from their long night of hunting and sometime eating or playing along the road. You may expect to see a lot of animal actions like fighting and sometime killing. If the Wildebeest Migration will be in Serengeti you will spend much of your game drive following their movement. Late afternoon during or before the sunset drive back to the camp for dinner & overnight in Central Serengeti.

Day 5: Serengeti – Zanzibar Islands

After breakfast drive to Seronera airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar with en-route game drive reach the airstrip at least a half an hour before the flight. Arrive in Zanzibar, meet our representative and transfer to Karafuu Beach Resort & Spar on the Southeast of Zanzibar island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Overnight at Karafuu Beach Resort on the Southeast of Zanzibar Island

Day 6 and 7: Zanzibar Beach Holidays

Relax and enjoy the white sand beaches of Zanzibar, various water sport can be arranged at your resort or you may visit the Stone town & do some excursion, see Zanzibar Islands tours page. Breakfast and dinner included.

Overnight at Karafuu Beach Resort on the Southeast of Zanzibar Island

Day 8: Departure Transfer

After breakfast you will be transfer to Zanzibar airport to catch your flight back home (depending on your flight time) you can do our famous stone town tour or the Spice tour before going to the airport, please see our Zanzibar tour page.

If departing from Dar es Salaam international airport a domestic flight will be needed. The best private safari in Tanzania & Zanzibar beach ends up here.

End of Safari

  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Airport and inter-hotel transfers from day 1 to the last day
  • Accommodation at hotels/lodges & meals mentioned in the program
  • Inclusive use of a safari land cruiser 4×4 open roof
  • Full day game drive 8 hrs game drive.
  • Professional driver-guide
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle during the tour
  • All activities, visits and extra meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursion as per the itinerary
  • Transport in a 4WD with an open roof
  • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
  • Items of personal nature
  • International Flights ( From / To Home )
  • Telephone bills
  • Medical insurance
  • Tips

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Go Kilimanjaro Treks is a local tour operator based in Moshi, Tanzania. We offer both mountain trekking , wildlife safaris, group tours and beach holidays.

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