12-Day Tanzania & Zanzibar: Bush & Beach Safari
12-Day Tanzania & Zanzibar: Bush & Beach Safari
12-Day Tanzania & Zanzibar: Bush & Beach Safari
12 Days in South Africa
From $7060 pp (USD)
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Experience the essence of Tanzania by exploring Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and the famous Serengeti. End this magnificent trip with a few nights on the beach of Zanzibar. Not only will you have incredible wildlife sightings but you will also interact with the locals of Tanzania & Zanzibar. Get a taste for fresh fish right out of the ocean caught that day, sip on some award-winning wines while watching the most dramatic sunset ever.
Tour Summary
Ethiopia Congo (DRC) Madagascar Seychelles Mauritius Reunion Swaziland Botswana Kenya Malawi Mozambique Namibia Rwanda South Africa Lesotho Tanzania Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe
You'll go to Tanzania
You'll visit Arusha, Tarangire NP, Karatu Region, Serengeti NP & Zanzibar
This tour starts in Arusha & ends in Zanzibar - Getting there
Tour Features
Luxury tour
This luxury tour uses lodges and tented camps.
Private tour
This tour will be organized exclusively for you. However, wildlife viewing activities are run by the lodges/camps and will be shared with others.
Can start any day
If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
Can be customized
You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.
Not for solo travelers
Solo travelers cannot book this private tour.
6
Minimum age of 6 years
The minimum age for this tour is 6 years.
Activities & Transportation
Activities: game drives & beach time
Getting around: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle & air transfer
This operator can book your international flights help
A transfer from and back to the airport is included
Accommodation & Meals
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
Day Accommodation Meals
1 Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge in or near Arusha
Breakfast Included
2-3 Nimali Tarangire
Luxury tented camp bordering Tarangire NP without fences
All Meals Included
4-5 Acacia Farm Lodge
Luxury lodge just outside Ngorongoro Crater
All Meals Included
6-8 Nyumbani Camp
Luxury tented bush camp inside Serengeti NP
All Meals Included
9-11 Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa
Luxury resort in or near Zanzibar (Beach)
All Meals Included
12 End of tour
(No accommodation)
Meals at Own Expense
Next:Day by Day

Arrival

(See Getting there for more details)
  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Start of your journey

Day 1 Start of your journey

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our guide will collect you and take you to your first stop - Arusha Coffee Lodge. Guests can unwind in one of the lodge’s exclusive Plantation Suites, which each boast a romantic four-poster bed draped in Egyptian cotton linen, a split-level sitting area, ensuite bathroom, an open fireplace, a personal bar and a private veranda that looks out onto rows and rows of berry-laden coffee bushes. Guests can enjoy scrumptious meals in the Coffee Lodge lounge or sip on their favourite drinks in the bar area. A boutique store, swimming pool and garden terrace add to guest delight. Other adventures include a tour of the Shanga social enterprise as well as visits to the Museum of Natural History, the Maasai market on Faya Road and the Tanzanite Experience. A game drive in Arusha National Park, accompanied by a delicious picnic lunch, makes for a wonderful outing.
Main Destination: Arusha
Accommodation: Arusha Coffee Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included
Untouched Wilderness

Day 2-3 Untouched Wilderness

Your private guide will meet you after breakfast. You then embark on your journey to Tarangire National Park. This untouched wilderness is less explored but offers magnificent wildlife sightings. You will spend 2 nights here exploring the park and its natural wonders. After breakfast depart with packed lunch to Tarangire National Park, for excellent & stunning full day game viewing. The park offers some excellent sights, the west has permanent baobabs trees, while the east has acacias.
Main Destination: Tarangire National Park
Best Time to Visit
June to October (Animals come to the river)
High Season
June to October (The park is full of tourists)
Best Weather
June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Tarangire National Park

Elephant Elephant Abundant
Giraffe Giraffe Common
Lion Lion Common
Buffalo Buffalo Common
Zebra Zebra Abundant
Wildebeest Wildebeest Abundant
Hippo Hippo Common
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Accommodation: Nimali Tarangire
  • Luxury tented camp bordering Tarangire NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Home of the people

Day 4-5 Home of the people

Head to Karatu ( a small town just outside of the Ngorongoro Park). Here you will spend 2 nights getting to know the people of Karatu while also exploring the magnificent Ngorongoro National Park. Acacia Farm Lodge will be your home base from which you get to experience this small town and its amazing wildlife.
Main Destination: Karatu Region
Accommodation: Acacia Farm Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located just outside Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Wildebeest & Predators

Day 6-8 Wildebeest & Predators

Take a drive from Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti National Park watching some incredible animals along the way. Upon entering the Serengeti National Park, BBC life becomes a reality. This park is famous for the wildebeest migration which moves with the rain, it then becomes a predator hub. Besides for the wildebeest migration and predators, you will also see Giraffe, buffalo, Elephants amongst a few. In between exhilarating daily activities and safari game drives, custom armchairs and delicious cocktails are yours to accompany indulgence in the simple pleasure of observing the vast stillness of the Serengeti plains. In the evening, a campfire springs to a life where tales of the day are shared and a hearty meal is served under constellations of brilliant stars.
Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
Best Time to Visit
June to February (Areas are best at different times)
High Season
July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Wildlife in Serengeti National Park

Elephant Elephant Common
Giraffe Giraffe Common
Lion Lion Common
Cheetah Cheetah Common
Zebra Zebra Abundant
Wildebeest Wildebeest Abundant
Buffalo Buffalo Common
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Accommodation: Nyumbani Camp
  • Luxury tented bush camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Island Living

Day 9-11 Island Living

After your last morning activity, you will be taken to the Airstrip to catch your charter flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival, one of our representatives will meet you and take you to your Hotel. Here you will have 3 nights to explore the island of Zanzibar or head to Stone Town to see how the locals do it on a daily basis. Taste freshly caught fish at one of the restaurants or simply relax on the beach.
Main Destination: Zanzibar Island (Beach)
Accommodation: Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa
  • Luxury resort located in or near Zanzibar
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
End of journey

Day 12 End of journey

You will be transferred to the Airport for your onward journey.
Main Destination: Zanzibar Airport
Accommodation: No accommodation
Meals & Drinks:
  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

End of tour

(See Getting there for more details)
  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Next: Rates

Important to Know

  • This tour is not available to solo travelers or groups larger than 4 people.
  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • This tour must be paid in US dollars (USD). The ZAR rates shown are converted for information purposes only. Disclaimer
  • This tour accepts children who are 6 years and older.
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates. If so, your quote will reflect this.

Rates Per Person

Start dates
Solo 1 room
2+ people Sharing rooms
Mar 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020
n/a*
$7060
Jun 1, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
n/a*
$7762
Nov 1, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020
n/a*
$7060
N/A* = Not Available. This is Unavailable For Single Travelers.
Mar 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020
Jun 1, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
Nov 1, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020
N/A* = Not Available. This is Unavailable For Single Travelers.
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Included
  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)
Excluded
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
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Included
  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)
Excluded
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
Getting There
This tour starts in Arusha and ends in Zanzibar, Tanzania
This operator can book your international flights help
Fly to Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO - Check price) near Arusha. Or fly to Arusha Airport (ARK - Check price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya)
Fly back from Abeid Amani Karume Airport (ZNZ - Check price) on Zanzibar. Or fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR - Check price) . There are daily ferries between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar.
A transfer from and back to the airport is included
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
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