3 Days Tarangire, Manyara, Ngorongoro + 5 Days in Zanzibar
Day 0: International flight/Local flight to Arusha
Tranfer from Aiport to Arusha. Depending on arrival time, dinner and overnight at East African Hotel Arusha or transfer direct to Tarangire National park.
Day 1 Arusha – Tarangire
After breakfast with lunch picnic lunch we depart for Tarangire, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and elephants. Overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge where you will enjoye dinner enjoy open fire and watch shooting star before you sleep.
Day 2 Tarangire – Lake Manyara:
Early drive a short distance to Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many game animals such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo and others. Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge – humbled.
Day 3 Ngorongoro Crater:
After breakfast we proceed to Ngorongoro Crater, for a game drive. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. Dinner and overnight at a lodge. All meals included. After the game drive you go back to Arusha for a well deserve hot shower.
Day 4 – Stone Town
Transfer to Arusha airport for your flight to Spice Island – Zanzibar. Pickup by your Zanzibar guide who will accommodate you before an afternoon snorkelling tour and visit to Prison Island. Get lost and find your way while exposed to food and culture in Stone town – curious.
Day 5 – Dolphin safari
Pick up and drive to Kizimkaze looking for dolphins. Be patient but prepared to leave the boat at the sight of these intelligent mammals. Enjoy fresh fish on the beach and return to Stone Town – fulfilled.
Day 6 – 8 – Nungwi
Transfer to your Nungwi accommodation for a true beach holiday. Get lazy. Stop time. Forget world news and count dhows. Decide only what next meal should be and smile at each glance of the turquoise Indian Ocean – relaxed.