safari from zanzibar lake manyara & ngorongoro

$2,100.00 /

per person
  • 7 Days / 5 Night

Embark on an extraordinary safari journey from Zanzibar to Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro, immersing yourself in the wonders of Tanzania's wildlife and natural landscapes. Your adventure begins with a scenic flight from Zanzibar to Lake Manyara National Park, where the stage is set for an unforgettable encounter with the wild. As you enter the park, you'll be greeted by the iconic silhouette of the Great Rift Valley, framing the breathtaking scenery that lies ahead.

Lake Manyara National Park, with its diverse ecosystems, offers a remarkable array of wildlife. As you traverse through the lush forests and grassy plains, keep your eyes peeled for the legendary tree-climbing lions, gracefully perched on ancient branches. Marvel at the large herds of elephants wandering by the lake's edge and spot giraffes gracefully bending their long necks to reach the foliage. The park is also renowned for its abundant birdlife, with flocks of flamingos transforming the lake's shores into a mesmerizing sea of pink.

From Lake Manyara, your journey continues to the renowned Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater. As you descend into the caldera, a natural amphitheater formed by a collapsed volcano, you'll be captivated by the sheer magnitude of this geological wonder. Prepare to be enthralled by the dense concentration of wildlife thriving within this confined ecosystem.

Within the crater's boundaries, you'll witness an astonishing variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and an abundance of grazing herbivores. With the backdrop of the crater walls towering above, the setting feels like a scene from a wildlife documentary come to life. Every turn reveals a new tableau of animal interactions, from playful zebras galloping across the plains to regal lions lazily basking in the sun.

The Ngorongoro Crater is not only a haven for wildlife but also offers breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscapes. As you gaze upon the vast expanse of the crater floor, dotted with shimmering lakes and vibrant vegetation, you'll feel a profound sense of awe at the untouched beauty of nature.

Throughout your safari, knowledgeable guides will accompany you, sharing their expertise and unraveling the mysteries of the animal kingdom. They will bring to life the intricate ecological relationships and behaviors of the wildlife you encounter, enriching your experience with their insights and stories.

As your safari from Zanzibar to Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro draws to a close, you'll return to Zanzibar with a newfound appreciation for the intricate tapestry of life that thrives in Tanzania's diverse ecosystems. The memories of your encounters with majestic lions, towering elephants, and the stunning landscapes will forever be etched in your heart, reminding you of the extraordinary beauty that exists in the natural world.

Safari Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Zanzibar

Upon your arrival in Zanzibar, settle into your hotel and take some time to relax and acclimate to the island's enchanting atmosphere. You can spend the day exploring the beautiful beaches, indulging in the local cuisine, or simply enjoying the tranquility of the Indian Ocean.


Day 2: Zanzibar Cultural Tour

Embark on a cultural tour of Zanzibar to immerse yourself in the island's rich history and vibrant culture. Visit Stone Town, a World Heritage Site, and wander through its narrow streets, admiring the Arabic and Swahili architecture. Explore historical sites such as the House of Wonders and the Old Fort. In the afternoon, visit a spice plantation and learn about the island's famous spice trade.


Day 3: Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, transfer from Zanzibar to Lake Manyara National Park by a short flight or ferry and road transfer. Upon arrival, check into your lodge located on the outskirts of the park. In the afternoon, embark on a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, known for its diverse birdlife, tree-climbing lions, and the beautiful alkaline lake. Witness the incredible variety of wildlife as you explore the park's lush vegetation and stunning landscapes.


Day 4: Full Day Game Drive in Lake Manyara

Today, dedicate the entire day to a comprehensive game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Explore different areas of the park, seeking out its unique wildlife. Keep an eye out for elephants, giraffes, zebras, and baboons, as well as the vibrant bird species that inhabit the area. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a scenic spot within the park, surrounded by nature's wonders. In the late afternoon, return to your lodge and relax while marveling at the breathtaking sunset over Lake Manyara.


Day 5: Full-day Safari in the Ngorongoro Crater

Today promises an unforgettable experience as you descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full-day safari. This natural wonder is home to a vast array of wildlife, including lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalo, and an abundance of bird species. Marvel at the dramatic landscapes within the crater, from grassy plains to dense forests and shimmering lakes. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the wild surroundings, and continue your exploration, capturing incredible photographs and memories to last a lifetime. In the evening, return to your lodge for relaxation and a delectable dinner.


Day 6: Cultural Interaction and Nature Walk

Today, embark on a cultural excursion to a Maasai village located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Engage with the Maasai community, learn about their traditional way of life, and participate in cultural activities such as beadwork, dancing, and storytelling. Gain insights into their close relationship with the wildlife and their conservation efforts. Afterward, embark on a guided nature walk, allowing you to appreciate the smaller details of the ecosystem and the flora and fauna that thrive in this unique environment. Return to your lodge for a farewell dinner, reflecting on the incredible experiences of your safari.


Day 7: Departure

Bid farewell to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area as you transfer back to Zanzibar. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some time to explore Stone Town or indulge in some last-minute souvenir shopping. Finally, board your flight back home, carrying cherished memories

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    Included & Excluded

  • Package Included
    • All Park Fees
    • 4x4 Safari Vehicle
    • Professional English Speaking Guide
    • All prices are quoted in US Dollars.
    • Game safari to national park as specified
    • Mineral Water
    • All game viewing activities specified
  • Package Excludes
    • International Flights
    • Visa
    • Drinks on Accommodations
    • Personal items
    • Increases in park fees where applicable
    • Tips and Gratitude

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