The famous parks of Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach holiday
all-encompassing Tanzania safari tour indulges you in some of the most famous
names in the safari and wildlife world. The Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti national
park, both UNESCO world-heritage sites are recognised as two of the world’s best-known
safari destinations. The Serengeti is home to the most famous wildlife
spectacle on earth, the great wildebeest migration. Discover the world’s
largest Lake Victoria, made famous by John Henning Speke as the source of the
Nile. Explore the lake by local canoe and boat and later, marvel at the
elephant herds of Tarangire national park, a beautiful park full of wildlife,
known for fantastic elephant herds. Stay
in beautiful safari camp accommodation.
From the bush, head to the turquoise blue waters and world-class beaches of the exotic spice island of Zanzibar. Not only does Zanzibar have some of the best beaches in the world, it is home to world-class diving and is steeped in history seen in its capital Stone Town. It is a fabulous cultural melting pot of influences and a wonderful place to relax after your safari adventure.
Arrival into Rock City
Meet your guide at Mwanza airport and 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.
After an early breakfast head out into Western corridor of Serengeti for a fabulous full day game drive. The area has an abundance of all the great African fauna in the wildlife rich plains between the Grumeti and the Mbalangeti rivers. Expect to see plenty of predators, elephants, large buffalo herds and ever-present custodians of the water, the crocodiles and hippos.
Cultural day on 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 motorboat, 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.
Head off to Bush Rover Camp
After 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.
Amongst the Great migration
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 camp fire for a sundowner and delicious dinner prepared by your private chef.
Game drive to Ngorongoro
After breakfast, game drive across the vast Serengeti to the next famous park - the Ngorongoro conservation area arriving at Rhino lodge near the Ngorongoro crater rim in the late afternoon.
The Ngorongoro crater
After an early breakfast, spend your day on game drive inside the Ngorongoro crater. Word of warning – whilst you can tick off most of the African wildlife quicky you will share this with many other cars so best to get in there at first light and get out before lunch. Early morning in the crater can be quite magical and is worth getting up extra early for. After your safari, you’ll be driven by road to Kirurumu Tarangire Camp for overnight.
Tarangire national park
Depart for a game drive to the beautiful Tarangire national park, known for its fabulous elephant herds and tree climbing lions. After this final element of your Tanzania safari, you’ll game drive to Arusha for the night.
fly to zanzibar
After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Zanzibar. Transfer to Nungwi and stay at The Zanzibari Boutique hotel
realax by the beach
Relax at The Zanzibari boutique hotel. From here you may wish to book a Dhow (local fishing boat) sunset cruise, snorkelling trip or some world-class diving. Maybe head north up the beach on a guided tour of the nearby fishing village of Nungwi with Nzore the man who knows everybody.
Transfer to the airport for onward journey.
Your Journey at a glance
Ideal duration: 13 days / 12 nights
Price: US $5860
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Browse a selection of hotels, for a flavour of where you stay on this trip.
Sandwiched between the incredible Lake Victoria and the amazing Serengeti National Park, Little O offers water-borne accommodation surrounded by great wildlife, dazzling birdlife and a fascinating fishing community.Explore
The multi award-winning Bush Rover camp is simply one of a kind. It sits at the very heart of the great migration as the vast herds moves around the Serengeti and it affords breath-taking elevated views from possibly the most innovative safari accommodation in Africa.Explore
Relaxed and quiet, just 15 minutes’ walk outside of the bustling Nungwi village, The Zanzibari Hotel offers the perfect beachfront retreat to unwind after a safari holiday in Tanzania.Explore