Tanzania bush and beach safari.
• Twice Daily Game Drives
• Night game drive
• Lake Manyara’s tree-climbing lions
• Cultural Interactions
• The Great Migration
• The Big Five
• Ngorongoro Crater Full Day
• Dive the coral reefs of a tropical island
• The best in accommodation & service throughout
DAY 1 - ARUSHA
Welcome to Tanzania! Your journey starts with a scenic drive to the suburbs of the lively town of Arusha. Set on a working coffee estate, Legendary Lodge is an ideal place to begin your Safari. Bask in the warm hospitality of this charming property or perhaps wander around the beautiful gardens.
DAY 2 & 3 – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Check out after breakfast and transferred to Arusha Airport for your scheduled flight to Lake Manyara National Park. Met on arrival by the lodge driver guide and transferred to the lodge, for check-in and lunch.
Explore this extraordinary park with a two-night stay in one of Lake Manyara Tree lodge's delightful tree-house suites. Stylishly furnished and very comfortable, the tree-houses are cradled in the boughs of an ancient mahogany forest.
Colorful birds fly through the camp and set the scene for what lies ahead: morning and afternoon game viewing, expeditions led by expert guides, as well as night drives that offer charming insights into the rich nocturnal life of the park.
DAY 4 – NGORONGORO CRATER
Check out after breakfast and transferred by vehicle to the Ngorongoro Crater, ascending its outside wall through thick vegetation. Ngorongoro is the largest continuous ancient caldera in the world and a likely place to view lions, elephants, hyenas and gazelles. Today you will be spending the night at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Set right on the edge of the crater.
DAY 5 – CRATER TOUR
This morning, descend into the crater, arriving ahead of most visitors — thanks to the ideal location of your accommodations on the crater’s rim — to view the resident wildlife at its most active time of day. The prairies of this “Lost World” are great spots for watching buffalo and elephants as well as the countless other species that roam the crater’s 100-square-mile floor. You may even sight the rare black rhino. Following lunch, visit a Maasai village to gain a better understanding of the nomadic cattle-herders’ daily life and culture. . Return to the Lodge for sundowners on the crater’s rim and sumptuous feasts in the domed dining area.
DAY 6 – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Check out after breakfast, transferred to Manyara airstrip for your scheduled flight to Serengeti National Park. Met on arrival by Serengeti Under Canvas driver guide and transferred to the camp for check in and lunch. Later head out on an afternoon game drive. As this is a seasonal mobile safari camp, the camp is set up in the best possible location for prime wildlife viewing. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 7 – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Today, head out with a guide and packed picnic lunch for a full day exploring the Serengeti plains. This is a fabulous opportunity to see the great wildebeest and zebra migration, large herds of plains game and the highest concentration of predators in Africa. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 8 – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
This morning, rise early and set out as the sun and the wildlife begin to rise. This is the time of day when wildlife is most active and photography opportunities abound. Maybe you will encounter a predator having a morning meal or the herds as they graze in the early light. Return to camp for a full breakfast. Take advantage of this leisurely time to grab a siesta, laze in the shade or enjoy a good book. After lunch and high tea, set out for one final game drive in the Serengeti, stopping to watch the sunset with cocktails and appetizers. Return to Serengeti Under Canvas for dinner and your overnight stay.
DAY 9 - 13 – ZANZIBAR
After a last morning game drive, you depart for Zanzibar International Airport where a boat transfer delivers you to a private marine conservation area, Mnemba Island. Bounded by an astonishing variety of marine life and wonderful coral reefs, Mnemba is a picture-perfect tropical idyll. Spend your day’s scuba diving or snorkeling in the crystal clear waters or lounging on the pristine beaches. For more active travelers, Mnemba offers fly-fishing, windsurfing, kayaking, and diving courses.
Warm hospitality, pampering massages and thoughtful touches make Mnemba a charming ‘paradise found’. The chalets possess all the charm of rustic, Robinson Crusoe-style architecture without losing any of the comforts of a luxury hotel.
DAY 14 – ZANZIBAR
After a last tropical breakfast, transfer by boat to the Muyuni Crossing Point on Zanzibar for the final leg of your journey to Zanzibar International Airport, for your flight home.