Day 1: ARRIVAL AT KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Our team representative will welcome you for your Tanzania Family Safari at Kilimanjaro International Airport ‘’KIA“and transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight. At the hotel you will have a short briefing about your stay and safari in Tanzania.
Day 2: ARUSHA – TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Early in the morning after the breakfast you will start a safari toward Tarangire national park. Tarangire National Park is located approximately 110 km Southwest of Arusha about two hours’ drive, covering an area of approximately 2,850 km2. This park is best place to visit for elephant lovers; it is commonly known as ''The Palace of Elephant'' if you are lucky you can see more than 500 elephants in their group.
During the dry season from June to October, the park has a particularly high concentration of wildlife, as prey comes to search for water and pasture along the mighty Tarangire River and predator follow them for hunting hence will be easy to see different animals which are coming from their hiding places from bushes, you will enjoy the predator hunting, good view and photo taking. Also, this park is an ornithologist’s paradise offering shelter to more than 300 species of birds, including the largest bird in the world, rare spotted species, the ostrich and the heaviest bird that can fly, the Kori Bustard.
During game drive lions, buffalos, cheetahs, wild dogs, wildebeests, leopards to zebra, gazelles and many more animals can be seen. The best game viewing months are between July and December, but for bird viewing it is best to come between October and May. After the lunch pick nick you will drive away from the park to Serengeti, dinner and overnight at the luxurious tented Camp.
Day 3: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Serengeti national park is among World Heritage Sites and Biosphere Reserves. It is famous and common known as endless plain where the largest plain land is found, within the plain if you are lucky you will see all big five animals. Predators like lion and leopard get enough time to chase prays because of the available enough land space hence you will get a time to spot animal hunting and predator ambush. Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value. On the way you will pass the Great Rift Valley, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the crater rim with a short stop on top at the Prof. Grzimek memorial with a spectacular view down into the crater. You will visit a Maasai boma and Olduvai/Oldupai gorge where there is a world human history man Zinjanthropus. Golden-manned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers. Solitary leopards haunt the acacia trees lining the Seronera River, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the southeastern plains but rarely seen. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat. Lunch Boxes will be served at Naabi Gate. In the late evening you will arrive in your luxury tented camps for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After your early morning breakfast you will start a morning game drive, you will see great Migration of wildebeest within the park (wildebeest migration) crossing the Mara River. The migrations contain more than two hundred thousand wildebeest and other animals like zebra, impala and bird species. Wildebeest uses zebra as their watchman because zebra has good eye focusing ability where they can focus the predator at the very long distance and give the sign to wildebeest for the protection. Also within the group Impala they don't stay away because they get protection as lion will hunt wildebeest rather than impala and make them remain safe. In symbiotic relationship bird species are beneficial to wildebeest as they take ticks which sting them. Great Migration of wildebeest will make your safari unexplainable and unforgettable, hot lunch box will be given during game drive. Optional balloon safari can be conducted in this day with special request where you will see wildebeest migration from the top on your balloon. At late evening you will be taken to luxury tented campsite for rest and dinner
Day 5: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK – NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA - KARATU
Early after breakfast you will leave the Serengeti with game drive en route towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The Ngorongoro Crater was formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself some two to three million years ago. The caldera is about 600m deep and covers 250km2. It hosts about 30,000 large animals including some of the Tanzania’s last remaining black rhinos. Most of the animals stay in the crater year around, because water supplies never dry out. You will find hippos, hyena, jackal, cheetah, lions, ostrich, elephants, warthog, eland and hartebeests there, as well as huge herds of Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles. Even leopards find their home in the trees and forests, surrounding the crater, but are rarely seen. The landscape around the Crater the “Ngorongoro Conservation Area” is made famous by large herds of giraffes and the migration of millions of wildebeest, zebras, eland and endless numbers of gazelles from Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and back each year. Lunch will be served at the hippos’ lake before ascending to the Lodge/ camp for Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: KARATU – MANYARA NATIONAL PARK - ARUSHA
Around 8:00 am in the morning after breakfast your driver guide will meet you to start a safari to Manyara National park, on the way you will have a time to visit local market for curios and souvenir (optional if you will be interested). The park attracts a lot of visitors due to it being the natural habitat of many different species of beautiful birds over 400 species living in the park who spend their days searching for food from shore of Lake Manyara.
Apart from birds, also there are many animals that inhabit the park including Lion, Leopards, Elephants, Buffalos, Baboons, Zebra’s, and many other herbivores. Hot spring water makes the park more unique; water comes up from the ground bubbling, and they flow all year round in all seasons
Within the park you will enjoy lions which climbing on trees, this can only be seen in Lake Manyara National Park. Climbing trees was an adaptive behavior due to wet land allover the time within the park which destroyed lion's nails hence force lion to climb on trees to escarp the problem. You will have lunch and start driving to Arusha airport and check in for your flight to Zanzibar where you will arrive at late evening.
Day 7: ZANZIBAR AIRPORT TO HOTEL
Upon your arrival in Zanzibar you will meet our team representative who will give you a short brief about Zanzibar, their culture, norms and traditions and you will be transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Zanzibar is more famous as the spice Island due to its good smell of cloves which smells in the country. It is most attractive with comfortable beaches with good sunset view. In the morning you will have a rest at hotel to prepare for next day schedule, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 CITY TOUR IN ZANZIBAR
There are optional activities, which can be done on these days, if you are interested you can visit cloves plantation, sea diving or dolphin tour. Not only that but also you can visit Ngome Kongwe and Stone town where you can enjoy traditional dances and songs. At late evening you will go to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: CLOVES PLANTATION TOUR IN ZANZIBAR
You will keep exploring the culture and life experience of Zanzibarian, if you are interested you will visit cloves plantation, this is a cash crop mainly in Zanzibar and it is the one make whole city smelling romantic. At late evening you will go to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 DOLPHINE TOUR IN ZANZIBAR
After breakfast you will go to enjoy dolphin tour. It is among the famous activity in Zanzibar which tourists do enjoy. During the afternoon you will continue with city tour and at the late night you will return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 11: SPICE TOUR AND PRISON ISLAND
In the morning after breakfast you will meet our guide who will take you to the cloves plantation with a specialized spice guide; he will give you all information about the plantation, process up the end product. Cloves plantation is the major cash crop in Zanzibar; its good smell is what make Zanzibar known as THE SPICE ISLAND. In the afternoon you will get a hot lunch at the hotel, after lunch you will go ahead to Prison Island. Prison Island was used by Arabs during Slavery period to hide Slaves before taking them to Europe and Far East. They believe that could be difficult for them to run away. Also you will get a time to play with giant marine tortoise during your stay. In the late evening you will return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Morning after breakfast you will be taken to Fumba area where you will take a boat to enjoy the white sand beach, amazing Baobab trees, Mangrove and Blue lagoon. If you will be interested you will do snorkeling and play with fish with other marine organisms. In the afternoon you will get a hot lunch accompanied with seafood if you will be interested. You will use the whole day in the beach experiencing Zanzibar. In the late evening you will go back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Zanzibar has got a beautiful white sand clean beach where you will enjoy sunrise and sunset at the beach with wind from the sea. You will stay at the beach the whole day memorizing you safari and looking the photo you took during the safari.
DAY 14 FROM ZANZIBAR BACK HOME
According to the flight times of your international departure, you will be transferred to Kisauni Airport already to take your flight to your home country.