Overview

With unrivalled quantities of games, and some of the most beautiful wilderness on the continent, this Tanzania Safari Tour is quite extraordinary. On the endless plains of Serengeti witness the annual migration of the wildebeest as they cover hundreds of mile in their quest for pasture and water. Lake Manyara is a beauty on its own and get to experience the famous tree-climbing lions that call this place home. To top it off, Zanzibar is full of history and charm, a magnificent and romantic location to relax and wind down your safari.

7 Nights 8 Days 18 May, 18 May, 18 May, and more Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Zanzibar
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Large concentration of predators at Serengeti
  • Large elephant populations of Tarangire
Itinerary

DAY 1: ARUSHA- LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK.

Upon arrival, either at the airport / a central location within Arusha town, there will be meet and greet by one of Kwezi Safaris representatives. You shall be briefed about do's and dont's in various destinations. Later, you shall be depart for Lake Manyara National Park at 0700hrs. 1000hrs. Expected arrival time at Lake Manyara National park. After checking in the park the day's game drive kicks off where you might see wild animals such as ; Wildebeest, Zebra, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, Plain Zebras, Bushbuck, Waterbuck among others. You might spot bird species such as the Ground Hornbill, Marabou stork, Grey heron, Vultures among others. At 1230hrs. You shall check into the hotel for lunch and refreshment. You shall relax for 3 hours before resuming back for evening game drive. 1530hrs.You shall check out of the hotel and kick off for the evening game drive where you shall have a chance to visit Lake Manyara. At the lake you shall have a chance to see Hippos in there pool, Elephants on the shores of the lake, Hyena, Serval cat, Honey badger, African Civet, Mongoose, Cheetah, Leopard, Jackal among other wild animals. Birds species likely to be spotted within the lakes shore include; Great and Lesser flamingos, Northern Shoveler,Yellow-billed stork, Pelican, Black-winged slit, Pied Avocet, Caspian plover, Ruff, Common gull billed tern among others. At 1800 hrs. You shall be transferred back to the hotel where supper and accommodation will be offered. Later, you shall prepare for tomorrow’s tour to Serengeti National Park at 0700hrs

DAY 2: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK- SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK.

At the hotel you shall be served with breakfast at 0625hrs. And later check out of the hotel at 0700hrs.it will take you 3 hours to check in to Serengeti National Park. 1000hrs. Expected arrival time at Serengeti National Park. After checking in the park you shall enjoy a game drive as you transit to check in to the hotel. You might have a chance spot wild animals such as Giraffe, Elephants, Hippos, Migratory Wildebeest, Plain zebras, Heartbest, Duikers among others. Bird species that you might encounter include: Hadada ibis, Lapwings, Longcraws, Spoonbills, Starling, Weaver Common Bulbul, Crown crane among others. 1230hrs.You shall check in to a hotel for lunch and refreshment. You shall relax for 3 hours before resuming back for an evening game drive. 1600hrs.You shall check out of the hotel and kick off the evening game drive where you shall spot vegetation’s such as Thorny acacia, Baobab tree, Palm tree among others not forgetting flat swamps in the park where you can spot different birds species such as Yellow Collared lovebirds, Red billed Hornbill, ground Hornbill, Liac breasted rollers, Ostriches, Pelicans, Shoe bills among others. 1800hrs.you shall be transferred back to the hotel where you shall check in and prepare for tomorrow’s tour to Ngorongoro conservation area.

DAY 3: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK- NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

At the hotel you shall be served with breakfast at 0630hrs. And later check out of the hotel at 0700hrs.it will take you 5 minutes to check in to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. After checking in at Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you shall kick off to a morning game drive, where you might spot wild animals such as: Lions on hunt, Hyenas scavenging a carcass,giraffes, Migratory wildebeest, Plain zebras, among other herbivores roaming on the savannah grassland. 1230hrs.You shall check in to a hotel for lunch and refreshment. You shall relax for 2 hours before resuming back for an evening game drive. 1430hrs. You shall check out of the hotel and be transferred to Olduvai Gorge pre-historic site, where remains of the old man have been preserved dating millions of years. You shall learn how man evolved till present. You will also have a chance to to see the art crafts used for hunting, making fire, defense among others. 1600hrs. You shall check out of Olduvai Gorge pre-historic site and kick off to an evening game drive, where you might spot wild animals such as: Rhinos, Buffaloes, Leopards, African wild dogs and bird species such as: The Kori bustand, Ostriches, Secretary birds, Crown Crane, Vultures, Hornbills and plant species such as : Acacia, Euphobia, Cactus, Shrubs, among others. 1800hrs.You shall be transferred back to the hotel where you shall check in and prepare for tomorrow’s departure to Zanzibar.

DAY 4: NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA- ZANZIBAR

At the hotel you shall be served with breakfast at 0700hrs. And later check out of the hotel at 0730hrs. You shall check out of the hotel and kick off to a morning game drive till mid morning. This will be the climax of your tour at Ngorongoro Conservation Area, as you are transferred to the Airstrip for domestic scheduled flight to Zanzibar arriving early afternoon. Upon arrival at Zanzibar International Airport you shall be transferred to a hotel for lunch and refreshment. Later, you may opt to relax at the resort and engage in swimming at the hotel pool.

DAY 4-8: ZANZIBAR

DAY 5: JOZANI CHWAKA NATIONAL PARK.

0900HRS.You shall be picked at the hotel and be transferred to Jozani Chwaka National Park for 2hrs nature walk and sightseeing .You might have a chance to spot the rare primitives of endangered Red-Columbus monkeys as they Skye on tree branches to the other, Bush babies among other little mammals. Bird species likely to be spotted include; Egyptian goose, White-backed duck, African pygmy-goose, Red-billed duck, Crested guinea fowl , Blue quail, Rock pigeon among others not forgetting insects such as Butterflies and Palm trees.

SPICE PLANTATION VISIT.

1100HRS. You shall be transferred and check in at Spice plantation where you shall have a chance to touch, smell and taste the spices. These spices include Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmeg and Pepper. You shall also have a chance to learn the medical use of the spices and have samples of tropical fruits. You shall have a chance to interact with the Arab community. 1300HRS.You shall be transferred back to the hotel for lunch and relaxation. 1400HRS.You shall check out of the hotel and have a work to the Ocean shores where you shall engage in Water activities such as Scuba diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, spot dolphins, playing in waves ,and later feast on sea food at evening.

DAY 6: EXPLORE ZANZIBAR STONE TOWN.

OLD FORT OF ZANZIBAR.

0900HRS.You shall check out of the hotel and be transferred to Old Fort of Zanzibar. You shall learn for 2hrs about the reach history of the monument dating back in 1699 years when it was built by the Arabs after expelling the Portuguese. The uses of the fort as a prison and barrack by Portuguese, construction of railway and the current use of the monument by the Zanzibar government.

HOUSE OF WONDERS.

1100hrs. you shall be transferred to House of Wonders Believed to have the wide doors in East Africa where you shall learn for 2hrs about the house how it was constructed by the Arabs after they sized the island from Portuguese, how it served as a residential home for Sultan family and later how it was used by the Zanzibar government.1300HRS.You shall be transferred back to the hotel for lunch and relaxation. 1400HRS.You shall check out of the hotel and have a work to the Ocean shores where you shall engage in Water activities such as Scuba diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, spot dolphins, playing in waves and later feast on sea food at evening.

DAY 7: THE OLD DISPENSARY.

0800HRS.You shall check out of the hotel and be transferred to The Old Dispensary where you shall have a chance for 2hrs to learn about the construction of the dispensary as a cerebration of Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee and whether it was used as a charitable hospital for the poor as the Queen intended.

MNARANI AQUARIUM TURTLE CONSERVANCY.

1000HRS. You shall be transferred to Mnarani Aquarium Turtles where you shall have a chance to feed the turtles and learn about their life cycle. 1300HRS.You shall be transferred back to the hotel for lunch and spend the entire afternoon enjoying the breeze of the ocean.

DAY 8: ZANZIBAR

After breakfast, you shall check out of the hotel, where you may opt to do shopping at a mall on your way as you are transferred to Zanzibar International Airport to catch your international flight.

Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Welcome cocktail on arrival at a hotel/lodge
  • Face masks and hand sanitizers for all clients
  • Exclusive land transport on a customized tourist land cruiser/van
  • On board WIFI, fridge, charging point and entertainment stereo where permitted
  • AMREF Evacuation
  • Guided game drives in parks
  • Park, conservancy and sanctuary entry fees
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day
  • Briefings and advisory notes
  • Back up tour van/ land cruiser on stand by in case of breakdown

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Balloon safaris; these can be organized as per clients requests

  • Tips or Gratitudes; while most bills will include a service charge, clients are free to tip as per their own will

  • Laundry, personal toiletries and items of personal nature; for reasons of preference, we shall not provide these, however, all COVID-19 regulations and requirements shall be catered for

  • Visas, health certificates; Kwezi Safaris can assist to facilitate this at an extra fee

  • Travel/ flying doctors rescue services; we encourage clients to arrange for personal insurance covers. We are more than happy to facilitate these, alongside flight bookings at an extra cost

  • Optional activities, sundowners, cultural dances and art crafts, guided nature walks in camps/lodges; we are more than happy to put together value packages for clients wishing to experience cultural products or mingle with local community.

Pickup point
Directions.
Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Zanzibar View on Map