Experience more than just the classic African safari! With the combination of wildlife in the Serengeti, cultural encounters in Stone Town, and relaxation on the beaches of Zanzibar, you’ll love the variety of this private Tanzania tour.
Nestled at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara National Park is stunningly beautiful. Further on, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the highest wildlife densities on earth.
Game drive in Manyara National Park Witness tree climbing lions, a rare sight if ever there was one, at northern Tanzania’s Manyara National Park. Manyara National Park occupies a vast area, spread over 330 square kilometers, and has a lake covering 200 square kilometers of this area. Explore the landscape and the rich flora and fauna at the park. Marvel at the African elephant, a zebra, or a majestic cheetah in pursuit of prey. Also train your sights on giraffes, impalas, baboons, buffaloes and monkeys. Observe flamingos, hippos and crocodiles at the lake habitat. Enjoy some bird watching and catch cormorants and storks in flight. The months between July and October mark the dry season that is ideal for spotting mammals. Visit between November and June for birdwatching.
Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater Drive down to the Ngorongoro Crater floor, with some of the most fertile and richest grazing grounds in Africa that has in turn engendered one of the highest density of top predators in the continent! Expect some of the best game viewing opportunities here, with herds of zebras, wildebeests, large prides of lions, hyenas and rhinos, among many more animals and birds. Experience breath-taking sightings of massive herds of wildlife set against the volcanic crater and surrounding highlands of Ngorongoro. Enjoy thrilling game drives in this Unesco World Heritage Site, awash in otherworldly aqua shades. Break for a much deserved picnic lunch amid a magical landscape. Relish a generous and scrumptious luncheon spread, before heading back. (Half Day; Time of Day: Morning; Meal included: Picnic lunch; Fitness Level: Easy; Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, binoculars and don’t forget your cameras).
Stone Town is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand houses, whose original owners competed with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings, reflected in the beautiful brass-studded and carved wooden doors.
Stone Town Walking Tour Discover Zanzibar’s Stone Town on this fascinating walking tour. Take a leisurely, three hour long walk through the winding streets of the old city, admiring the heritage buildings, distinctive architecture and places of interest. Walk over to the ramparts of the Old Fort facing the waterfront. It was built by the Arabs in the 17th Century when they took over the island from the Portuguese. Visit the imposing Beit el-Sahel or Palace Museum nearby, reconstructed from the ruins of Sultan Seyyid Said’s 19th Century royal residence. Stop by East Africa’s first Anglican Cathedral and the formal Forodhani Gardens to get a taste of the district. Amble along the historic alleyways, passing by latticed balconies and carved doorways from another era! Shop for spices and exquisite artifacts at Zanzibar’s famed bazaars, bargaining to your heart’s content.
Zanzibar Night Market Discover the vibrant Zanzibar Night Market! Watch the marvel of the transformation of this part of Zanzibar from a peaceful, slow paced area by day into a busy market by night. After sunset, the once quiet streets at the heart of Stone Town transform into a culinary playground. Chefs set up countless rows of food tables as hundreds of people stream in to add to the marvel. The tables are laden with Zanzibari pizza, huge falafels, sugar cane juice, enormous samosas, coconut bread, fresh seafood skewers and crepes laden with chocolate syrup. Join in the activities, sampling various mouth watering delicacies and get to hear of the inspiring stories behind the creative cuisine. Here, culture meets history, as you experience the heritage of Zanzibar as a bustling trading hub through its vibrant, delicious cuisine.
Head to the spice islands! The lure of Zanzibar is legendary and worthy.
Zanzibar Cooking Class Make the most of your time in Zanzibar by joining a family of locals for dinner at their traditional kitchen. Take more than just a peek into the Swahili secret cooking ingredients, as you learn a few classic Swahili recipes on the go. Learn how to turn out the perfect flat bread (chapati), spiced rice (pilau), or a flavorful Swahili curry, cooked either with vegetables, chicken, fish, or seafood. Have loads of fun while cooking with local people in the outdoors or at a barbecue at the beach, while enjoying your home cooked meal in their company too! (Half Day; Approximate duration: 3-4 hrs; Group Activity & Private Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)
Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, Dar es Salaam is the main port in Tanzania and has a bustling harbor.
Price & Inclusions
Option 1 From $ 6,315 /person
Option 2 From $ 7,800 /person
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
Accommodation in one double room for 13 days / 12 nights.
Meals as indicated
Economy flights for all sectors :
Seronera – Zanzibar
All activities as listed :
Manyara & Ngorongoro: Game drive in Manyara National Park
Manyara & Ngorongoro: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater
Serengeti (Central): Serengeti Wilderness Camp: Game drives
Classic Tanzania and Zanzibar: Kubu Kubu Tented Camp: Game drives
Zanzibar Stone Town: Stone Town Walking Tour
Classic Tanzania and Zanzibar: Zanzibar Night Market
Classic Tanzania and Zanzibar: Zanzibar Cooking Class
24-hour point of contact in Africa
East Africa: All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary
East Africa: Flying Doctors emergency evacuation cover.
East Africa: Exclusive use of high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver guide. Game drives may be shared with other guests of the lodge/camp, with maximum of 6 guests in the vehicle and guaranteed window seat for all passengers.
What our guests say about this trip
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