A Tent With a View
ultimate tanzania safari
Possibly the safari holiday to beat all others. This tour covers a fantastic cross-section of Tanzania’s great natural attractions, fascinating habitats and unique accommodation. Starting on the spice island of Zanzibar it traverses Tanzania through coastal Saadani, the mighty Selous Nyerere, Lake Victoria, the incredible Serengeti migration and less-visited gem of Tarangire.
Arrival to zanzibar
On arrival, you will be met by A Tent With A View representative and transferred to Maru Maru, a lovely hotel in Stone Town. Relax for the rest of the afternoon or self-explore the narrow alleyways of the old city.
guided walk in stone town
This morning, head out on foot with your guide for an historical walking tour of Stone Town taking in this melting pot of Indian, Arab and African culture, wander through narrow alleyways and marvel at colourful bazaars and pass beautiful and intricately carved traditional wooden doors of local houses and mosques. The remaining afternoon is at leisure.
fly to saadani national park
After a leisurely breakfast, transfer to Zanzibar airport for your flight to Saadani National Park. It takes 20 minutes to arrive at Saadani airstrip where you’ll be picked up and head straight to the Wami River for a thrilling boat safari. Enjoy your lunch on the boat amongst the hippos and game drive. Dinner and overnight at Simply Saadani camp.
Today, relax at the camp, swim in the ocean, walk the deserted beach, explore the colour-coded nature trails around the camp, enjoy a local canoe ride along the Mafui creek, or walk down to the wildlife research centre to learn about the camp’s conservation projects.
road to selous nyerere national park
Depart after an early breakfast by car to the beautiful Nyerere national park (formerly Selous game reserve) arriving at Sable Mountain Lodge in the late afternoon.
SAFARI IN NYERERE NATIONAL PARK
Today, leave the lodge and head for a fantastic game drive in this
amazing national park full of wildlife and few visitors around.
You can spend the whole day enjoying the game and not see
another safari vehicle around. Enjoy your lunch at Nyamiruba Camp located on
the stunning location with a great view of the lake. After a rest, head for a
boat safari on lake Tagalala full of crocs, hippos and beautiful birdlife.
Return to the Nyamiruba camp at dusk.
boat safari & wild dogs
The camp at Nyamiruba is set in a stunning position
close to much of the very best game viewing the park has to offer. A short game
drive away is Lake Tagalala where the stunning early morning light can be
enjoyed by boat amongst the hippos and crocs.
Selous Nyerere holds one of
the best wild dog populations in Africa and today’s afternoon game drive will
offer another chance to find them.
fly to lake victoria
Fly from Selous to Mwanza via Dar es Salaam. Meet your guide at Mwanza airport and transfer to Malaika Beach resort for overnight.
little okavango camp
This morning after leisurely
breakfast transfer by road for about 2 hours to beautiful Little Okavango
Camp located on the floodplains of Lake Victoria.
Travel through the unusual city of Mwanza known as the “Rock City”, due to its huge boulders scattered across the wider landscape. Arrive at the intimate Little Okavango Camp in time for lunch and in the late afternoon, enjoy a gentle canoe ride.
cultural day at lake victoria
This morning, explore the fishing village of Mwaburugu along the Lake Victoria coastline. You will leave the camp by vehicle and return by motor-boat, stopping for a delightful brunch at the Little Okavango viewing tower. After lunch and a rest, enjoy a guided bird walk on the camp's grounds or a bike ride through the open bush and village farms between the Serengeti boundary and the lake.
safari in serengeti national park
a leisurely breakfast, leave the camp and continue your Tanzania safari by game
drive vehicle into famous Serengeti reaching the award-winning Bush Rover
Migration Camp later that day.
the ultimate migration experience
Today you’ll wake up right in the heart of wildlife action and spend the day enjoying thrilling safaris in this game rich area of Serengeti. Marvel at the greatest safari spectacle in the world - the annual wildebeest migration. Return to camp after your game drive, relax in the lovely mess tent or order a G&T on the balcony of your Bush Rover suite and take in the surroundings before heading to the campfire for a sundowner and delicious dinner prepared by your private chef.
lake manyara & tarangire
morning, transfer to airstrip for your flight to Manyara Airstrip, meet your
guide and car and drive to the beautiful Tarangire national park, known
for its fabulous elephant herds and tree climbing lions. Dinner and
overnight at Oliver’s Camp.
safari in tarangire national park
Enjoy a morning game drive, then drive to Arusha ending at Katambuga House.
This morning transfer to Kilimanjaro
International Airport for your flight home or extension to Mafia, Pemba or
Your Journey at a glance
Ideal duration: 15 days / 14 nights
Price: US $9185
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Browse a selection of hotels, for a flavour of where you stay on this trip.
Simply Saadani Camp
Saadani National Park
Imagine a single spot where lion’s den & turtles nest. The magic of our unique safari & beach hotel in Saadani National Park, the closest wildlife reserve to Zanzibar
Sable Mountain Lodge
Nyerere National Park
Stunning accommodation with spectacular forest & mountain views. Safari by foot on the myrriad animal trails around the boundary of Selous Nyerere park.
Little Okavango Camp
Unique hotel with extraordinary bird-watching safaris on its own Lake Victoria waterways. Serengeti wildlife visible from the hotel viewing tower
Bush Rover Suites
Serengeti National Park
Incredible wildlife safari. Awe-inspiring wildebest great migration all visible from the unique Bush Rover suite
Make your Tanzania safari even more special by adding on some days at one of Tanzania’s incredible beach destinations. Perhaps the most famous is the beautiful spice island of Zanzibar with world-class beaches and diving.
Few destinations have such an evocative name as Zanzibar. Few know that this Indian Ocean holiday island is in Tanzania and is the perfect complement to any Tanzania safari where you want to mix safari and beach. The UNESCO world-heritage site of historic Stone Town is a heady mix of cultures from Arabia and India with stunning architectural remnants and superb bazaars. This town has its own annual music and film festivals which attract acts and visitors from around the world. From here, head to the north or east coast to relax on world-class beaches and indulge in some fabulous diving and water sports from The Zanzibari boutique hotel.