safari from zanzibar tarangire and lake manyara

$2,100.00 /

per person
  • 7 Days / 5 Night

Safari from Zanzibar to Tarangire and Lake Manyara offers a magnificent opportunity to explore the incredible wildlife and natural wonders of Tanzania. This adventure takes you through diverse landscapes, rich ecosystems, and captivating wildlife encounters that will leave you in awe.

Your safari journey begins in Zanzibar, a tropical paradise renowned for its pristine beaches and vibrant culture. After enjoying the island's beauty, you'll embark on a short flight to Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania's famous national parks.

The first stop on your safari adventure is Tarangire National Park. Known for its dense population of elephants, Tarangire is a true haven for wildlife enthusiasts. The park's expansive savannahs, riverine forests, and towering baobab trees create a picturesque backdrop as you embark on game drives. Besides elephants, you'll have the chance to spot lions, zebras, giraffes, wildebeests, and a variety of bird species. The Tarangire River, flowing through the park, attracts numerous animals during the dry season, providing excellent opportunities for wildlife sightings.

After exploring Tarangire, your journey continues to Lake Manyara National Park, a compact yet diverse reserve nestled between the Great Rift Valley's dramatic cliffs. Lake Manyara is known for its picturesque scenery, which includes the alkaline lake itself, dense forests, and open grassy plains. As you venture through the park, you'll encounter troops of baboons, playful vervet monkeys, and graceful antelopes. Keep an eye out for the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to this region. The park is also a haven for birdwatchers, with over 400 bird species recorded, including pink flamingos, pelicans, and storks.

Throughout your safari, you'll be accompanied by experienced guides who possess in-depth knowledge of the local wildlife and ecosystems. They will share fascinating insights about the flora and fauna, ensuring a memorable and educational experience.

In the evenings, you'll retire to comfortable and well-appointed lodges or tented camps, where you can relax and soak in the beauty of the surroundings. The camps are strategically located to offer stunning views and a peaceful ambiance, allowing you to connect with nature on a deeper level.

This safari from Zanzibar to Tarangire and Lake Manyara is an ideal blend of adventure, relaxation, and wildlife exploration. It offers a remarkable opportunity to witness the raw beauty of Tanzania's national parks, encounter iconic African animals up close, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you are a seasoned safari-goer or embarking on your first wildlife adventure, this journey promises to be an extraordinary experience that immerses you in the captivating natural wonders of Tanzania.

Safari Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Zanzibar

  • Arrive at Zanzibar International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Stone Town, the historical heart of Zanzibar.
  • Spend the day exploring the narrow streets, vibrant markets, and historical landmarks of Stone Town.
  • Enjoy a relaxing evening and immerse yourself in the local culture and cuisine


Day 2: Zanzibar to Tarangire National Park

  • After breakfast, transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your domestic flight to Arusha.
  • Upon arrival in Arusha, meet your safari guide and drive to Tarangire National Park, known for its large elephant herds, baobab trees, and diverse wildlife.
  • Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park, witnessing the abundance of wildlife and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Overnight stay at a safari lodge or campsite near Tarangire National Park.


Day 3: Full Day in Tarangire National Park

  • Spend the entire day exploring Tarangire National Park.
  • Embark on morning and afternoon game drives, allowing you to spot more wildlife and capture incredible photographs.
  • Look out for elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and various bird species.
  • Enjoy picnic lunches in the park, surrounded by the beauty of the African wilderness.
  • Return to your accommodation for dinner and a restful evening.


Day 4: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park

  • After breakfast, depart from Tarangire and drive to Lake Manyara National Park, known for its tree-climbing lions and diverse birdlife.
  • Arrive in Lake Manyara and embark on a game drive, exploring the park's unique ecosystem, including the alkaline lake, woodlands, and open grassy plains.
  • Keep an eye out for the famous tree-climbing lions and other wildlife such as hippos, flamingos, and baboons.
  • Overnight stay at a lodge or campsite near Lake Manyara.


Day 5: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

  • Depart from Lake Manyara and drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera that hosts an incredible array of wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino).
  • Enjoy a full-day game drive in the crater, exploring its diverse landscapes and encountering wildlife in their natural habitat.
  • In the late afternoon, ascend from the crater and drive to your accommodation near the crater rim.


Day 6: Cultural Experience and Return to Zanzibar

  • Visit a Maasai village near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to experience the rich cultural heritage of the Maasai people.
  • Engage in traditional activities, learn about their customs and traditions, and purchase unique handmade crafts as souvenirs.
  • After the cultural experience, drive back to Arusha and catch your domestic flight back to Zanzibar.
  • Upon arrival in Zanzibar, transfer to your hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening by the beach.


Day 7: Departure from Zanzibar

  • After breakfast, spend some leisure time on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar, enjoying the turquoise waters and white sandy shores.
  • Depending on your departure time, you may have the opportunity to explore the local markets or visit historical sites.
  • Transfer to Zanzibar International Airport for your departure flight, marking the end of your unforgettable safari experience.

Please note that this itinerary is a suggestion, and it can be customized based on your preferences and the availability of accommodations and flights. Additionally, it's important to consult with a reputable tour operator or travel agency to plan and organize your safari for a smooth and enjoyable experience.

Accommodation Options

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    • $4,000.00 per Person

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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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