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Tanzania, Zanzibar Beach

Zanzibar is a Tanzanian archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa. On its main island Unguja, is the capital Zanzibar city. Stone Town, on the western coast of Unguja, is the historic trade centre of the spice trade with Swahili and Islamic influences. The 18th-19th century landmarks include Old Fort; the House of Wonder, a large ceremonial palace; the Roman Catholic and Christ Church Anglican Cathedrals. At the northern tip of the island, Ningwi and Kendwa villages are known for its spectacular beaches.

This comprehensive tour is a great mix of the three most famous safari areas in Tanzania and some time to sightsee and relax on the beach in Zanzibar. Accommodation is in most luxurious safari resorts or tented camps with beautiful, colonial-style decor and private infinity pools.

TRAVEL UNTAMED ON THIS 14-DAY TANZANIA, ZANZIBAR BEACH TOUR…
And, experience safari in Tarangire, Ngorongoro & Singita Grumeti Reserves.
 

What We Love
  • See the amazing baobab trees as you enter Tarangire National Park
  • Stay in luxury resorts/camps located in the path of the Great Migration
  • In Zanzibar, relax on the powdery white-sand beach, swim or snorkelling
  • Travel any day – shorten or lengthen the tour to suite your wishes
  • This safari tour is designed to provide maximum outdoor experience
Need to Know
  • This is a relaxed tour but may require walking on rough surfaces & 4x4 drives
  • We carefully select the world's best safari operators in each destination
  • We offer 24/7 support to give you complete peace of mind during your holiday
  • We can arrange other preferred luxury safari properties of your choice
  • Some activities on this tour may be on shared basis
Tanzania, Zanzibar Beach Arusha, Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Singita Grumeti Reserves (Serengeti), Zanzibar
(14 Days – Travel Any Day)
 
 
Day 01 – Arrive Tanzania
Arusha Airport assistance on arrival. Private transfer from Kilimanjaro Airport to a luxury lodge near Arusha, a region of lush, mountainous landscapes, Maasai settlements and coffee plantations.
Overnight at Hotel (D)
 
Day 02 – Transfer
Tarangire Private transfer to Tarangire for 2-night stay. Tarangire National Park is one of Tanzania’s most interesting game parks. Its landscape is very diverse, composed of hills, flat grassy plains, swamps, river and dense bush, and is dotted with termite mounds. Best known for its baobab trees and prolific elephant population, Tarangire is also a birders’ paradise, with over 550 resident bird species. 
Overnight at Camp (B, L, D)
 
Day 03 – Safari
Tarangire Morning and afternoon game drives. Spend two nights at a luxury tented camp in a secluded section of the park, and enjoy daily game drives, as well as time to relax, swim in the pool and view game at the camp’s water hole. Other optional activities include walking safaris, night game drives, or exclusive private meals in the bush.
Overnight at Camp (B, L, D)
 
Day 04 – Transfer
Ngorongoro Private transfer to Ngorongoro for 2-night stay, with game drive en route. Ngorongoro Crater is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the Big Five as well as hippopotamus, which are otherwise uncommon in the area. You may also see huge flocks of bright pink flamingos converging on the crater’s lake. 
Overnight at Camp (B, L, D)
 
Day 05 – Safari
Ngorongoro Full-day game drive. Options for cultural touring. Stay at a luxury lodge perched on the crater’s rim, and enjoy spectacular views and exciting game drives in the crater. Here the wildlife coexists with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing traditional livestock grazing. If desired, we can also arrange for cultural touring; such as visits to villages of the semi-nomadic Maasai who coexist with the wildlife, practicing traditional livestock grazing.
Overnight at Camp (B, L, D)
 
Day 06 – Transfer & Safari
Singita Grumeti Reserves Morning game drive. Transfer to Manyara airport for scheduled flight to Singita Grumeti Reserves, a private game concession at the edge of Serengeti National Park. The area is known for its abundant wildlife—including elephants, leopards and plentiful lions—as well as its ideal location, which offers prime opportunities to view the annual great wildebeest migration. 
Overnight at Camp (B, L, D)
 
Day 07 to 09 – Safari
Singita Grumeti Reserves Morning and afternoon game drives. Spend two nights at a rustic mobile tented camp, followed by two nights in a stylish, riverside luxury safari lodge, then finish your tour with two nights in East Africa’s most luxurious tented camp. Enjoy spectacular game drives—Grumeti Reserves’ status as a private concession means you will be able to view wildlife unfettered and without crowds.
 
If desired, also enjoy walking and night-time safaris, as well as game drives into neighbouring Serengeti National Park. You will also have plenty of time to indulge in spa treatments, play tennis, swim, and enjoy delicious gourmet meals. Return to Kilimanjaro, where you will be assisted to your international flight.
Overnight at Camp (B, L, D)
 
Day 10 – Transfer
Zanzibar Private transfer to airstrip for scheduled flights to Zanzibar. Arrival private transfer to hotel for 4 night-stay. Stay at a luxury beach resort in tropical Zanzibar an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania’s mainland. Once known as the majestic spice island of the Indian Ocean, different cultures have influenced Zanzibar to become what it is today. 
Overnight at Hotel (B)
 
Day 11-13 – Beach
Zanzibar At leisure, with private tour of Stone Town and spice plantations one day. One day take an excursion to Stone Town, a historic trade centre with Swahili and Islamic influences. It’s winding lanes present minarets, carved doorways and 19th-century landmarks such as the House of Wonders, a former sultan’s palace. Also visit Zanzibar’s famed spice plantations, where cloves, cardamom and cinnamon are grown. There will also be time to relax on the powdery white-sand beach, swim in the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, and to enjoy optional activities such as snorkelling, diving, dolphin safaris, and deep-sea fishing.
Overnight at Hotel (B)
 
Day 14 – Airport Transfer
Depart Zanzibar
Private transfer to airport (B)
 
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Make this your holiday

  • Exclusive Tour: your own private multilingual guide throughout the trip  
  • Recommended Price: 5-star: GBP 400 - £700 per person per day, excl. flights
  • Price Guarantee: costing 25-30% less than similar tours of the same flexibility & quality
  • Tailor Made: customised itinerary to create your dream holiday
  • Duration: shorten or lengthen the tour to suit your wishes
  • Dates: depart and return whenever you choose
  • Hotels: change hotel grade to suit your budget
  • Group Discounts: call 020 8350 6199
     

Getting There There are regular flights to Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro (near Arusha) from South Africa, Europe and the United States. Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) is situated 46km/29mi east of Arusha, the starting point for Tanzania's most popular Northern Safari Circuit. Some domestic flights out of Arusha will leave from Kilimanjaro International Airport, but most flights to reserves leave from the much smaller Arusha Airport (ARK) located 8km west of town. 

From either airport, you can catch an internal flight to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Zanzibar and most other destinations in Tanzania. Tanzania's main airport is Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) located 13km southwest of Dar es Salaam. The latter is the entry-point for visitors to the southern parks and Zanzibar.


When to go January to March: The best time to visit the Serengeti when the grazers are calving. These are also the warmest months. April and May: This is the 'green season' with lush vegetation, full rivers and lakes, and abundant birdlife and wild flowers, as well as baby animals. Best to avoid, as ‘long rains’ can be heavy and can make unsealed road travel difficult.

June to October (dry season): These are the coolest months when the weather is less humid, but still warm. It's a good time for game viewing and ideal for walking safaris, as animals start to congregate around shrinking water sources. The best time to witness the wildebeest migration is from August to October that usually takes place after the long rains. November onwards (rainy season): Things get increasingly wet and sticky. Whale shark season is October to March.