Afriland Tours and Safaris

8 Days Tanzania Classic Safari

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Overview

Our stylish Private safari in Tanzania with unique touches of pure African wilderness, African culture and beach area experience. This safari in Tanzania & Zanzibar take you to Tarangire Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti for wildebeest migration safari before flying to Zanzibar for beach extension.

This tour starts when we meet you at Kilimanjaro international airport & transfer to your lodge in Arusha, followed by detailed safari briefing & leave you to relax and enjoy the great weather of Arusha city & lodge facilities. This package can still be customized to meet your preferences and wishes, just write us and we will be happy to discuss and arrange an affordable Private safari in Tanzania (A stylish African safari).

Safari Highlights

Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the East African Great Rift Valley, The Ngorongoro Crater & the rolling plains of the famous Serengeti National Park.

Spot the big 5 & the big cats & a large number of wildlife that you have ever thought possible.
Experience the greatest animal assembly in Serengeti plains during the Wildebeest Migration.
Enjoy some cultural encounter as you visit one of Masai village at Ngorongoro highlands.
Enjoy the white sand beaches of Zanzibar & the old town of Zanzibar "The Stone Town".

Trip Style

Comfort & private - Transportation will be a clean, well maintained modified 4 x 4 safari Land Cruiser with photographic roof thatch (window seat for everyone), driven by a profession local safari drive guide who will spot all animals in your list, he will take you to the areas that will leave you breathless with wonder & excitement. Accommodation will be a nice mid-range lodges & tented camps during the safari & for Zanzibar part is a beach resort & a hotel in Stone town.

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Duration: 8 Day(s)

Places to visit: Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar

Inclusions

  • Park fees
  • Conservation Fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

Exclusion

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance and medical repatriation
  • Items of a personal nature

Itinerary

Arrival
DAY 1

On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport meet our representative & privately transfer to Planet Lodge in Arusha for overnight. Later our safari manager will come for detailed safari briefing & leave you to relax & enjoy the rest of your day at the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast included

Accommodation: Overnight at Planet Lodge in Arusha

Arusha - Tarangire National Park
DAY 2

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

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

Meals: All meals included.

Accommodation: Marera Valley lodge in Karatu town

Tarangire - Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti
DAY 3

After early breakfast "The private safari in Tanzania takes you to Ngorongoro Crater via the high lying farmlands of Karatu & many villages up to Ngorongoro gate, after park formalities drive up to Crater view point 2,300meters for some nice pictures of the crater floor from the rim. Then descend 600 meters 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 wonders of the world. As very few animals move in and out of the crater with its 600 meters high walls, you can expect to spot lions, leopard, hyenas, jackals, elephants, zebras, hippos & the rare black rhino. Many bird species can be seen in the crater like flamingos, ibises, goose, ostrich & others. After lunch start 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 in late afternoon, after some park formalities start the sunset game drives in the Serengeti in search of Wildebeest Migration. Reach the central Serengeti during sunset.

Meals: All meals included

Accommodation: Serengeti Tortilis Camp

Full Day Game Drives in Serengeti
DAY 4

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 lodge for dinner & overnight.

Meals: All meals included.

Accommodation: Serengeti Tortils Camp in Central Serengeti.

Serengeti - Zanzibar Islands
DAY 5

After breakfast, drive to Soronera airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar, with en-route game drive reaches the airstrip at least a half an hour before the flight. Arrive in Zanzibar, meet our representative and transfer to Ocean Paradise Beach Resort on the North east of the island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Meals: Dinner and breakfast included.

Accommodation: Ocean Paradise Beach Resort on the North east of the Island.

Zanzibar Beach Holidays
DAY 6 & 7

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.

Meals: Ocean Paradise Beach Resort on the North east of the island.

Accommodation: Dinner and breakfast included.

Departure Transfer
DAY 8

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 you depart from Dar es Salaam international airport a domestic flight will be needed. The best private safari in Tanzania safari & Zanzibar beach ends up here. Karibu Sana!

Accommodation: All accommodation subjected to availability.

8 Days Tanzania Classic Safari
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