Package Highlights

  • See the animals you’ve dreamed of seeing on safari
  • Visit a village, build a mud hut, milk a cow with local friends
  • Visit a coffee farm and see a fair trade coffee farming in Moshi
  • Explore an off the beaten trail nature refuge in Kilimanjaro
  • Visit Zanzibar beaches with their torquise water and white sands

 

Package Cost:

4 Pax or more 3 Pax 2 Pax 1 Pax
$5,600 $6,000 $6,400 $7,250

 

Whatever your age, budget, or interests a Tanzanian Safari is something special. Tanzania is a country full of incredible natural beauty, with some of the best and most varied game viewing locations in the world.

Tanzanian Safaris can take many forms, and these depend on your interests and inclinations. Cruz Safaris will give you the finest safari experiences, in absolute comfort and style, whatever style or type of accommodation you wish to incorporate into your itinerary. All of our safaris are expertly guided and we can guarantee that even the most knowledgeable among you will learn a thing or two along the way. Days are spent witnessing the wonders of the wild together, an educational and deeply bonding experience which is as rewarding for the young as for the old.

This 12-day Tanzania Adventure includes a Safari through Tanzania’s magnificent parks and a visit to Zanzibar Beach for relaxation and eye-opening lessons on East African history. The trip starts at Arusha by a series of game drives to Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park and on the way back to Arusha through Tarangire National Park. There will be a few interesting stops along the way depending on time and choice of itinerary. If you are up to it, you may chose to go to Marangu to see and take pictures of Mt. Kilimanjaro upclose before proceeding to Zanzibar. Along the way you will get to visit the town of Moshi, Marangu Falls, an open market and a small-scale coffee farm. The adventure will then switch gears when you take a one hour flight to Zanzibar, where you will get a chance to relax on a beach and get to enjoy Zanzibar’s famous white sands and clear torquise water, perfect for snorkeling and diving.

Itinerary:

Day 01:  We leave Arusha at 8:00am and drive for 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park. At Lake Manyara we take an afternoon game drive and stopping for a picnic lunch along the game drive. In the late afternoon we arrive at the designated hotel/lodge for our overnight stay near Lake Manyara Park.

Day 02:  After breakfast we leave the hotel/lodge and drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge. We visit the Olduvai Museum and have the option of visiting a Maasai Village. We go on a game drive en route and overnight at our designated hotel/lodge at the Serengeti.

Day 04:  At Serengeti National Park – The entire day is spent game viewing in the world-famous Serengeti National Park on this day. You have a choice of hot lunch at the hotel/lodge or a picnic lunch will be served and the night is spent at the hotel/lodge.

Day 05:  After breakfast we go for a morning game drive in the Serengeti National Park. A picnic lunch stop at Nabi Hill gate. The game drive then takes us through the Malanja Depression, passing through various Masai villages on our way to the renowned Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We arrive at our lodge/hotel in time for dinner and stay overnight.

Day 06:  At the Ngorongoro Crater. After breakfast we descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a six-hour game drive in ‘Africa’s Eden’. In the afternoon we visit one of the local Masai villages. We then proceed to our designated hotel/lodge near Tarangire National Park.

Day 07:  After breakfast we take a morning game drive through Tarangire National Park. We leave Tarangire and head towards Arusha. Enroute, we stop by the small town of Mto wa Mbu and the snake Park where we will see and learn about a variety of dangerous tropical snakes and other reptiles. Those who are interested can also go for an adventurous camel ride.

Day 8: In Arusha. A day of rest in Arusha. You can take a walk in the city of Arusha and relax for the day. Arusha is a typical busy African city but with a very high number of tourists because of the attractions nearby. After one week on the go, most people will welcome this day of total relaxation at the hotel in the city.

Day 9: After breakfast, a choice of a trip to Moshi and Marangu, (which is one of the starting points for Mt. Kilimanjaro climb) OR a direct flight to Zanzibar. For those opting for a Marangu trip, there is an offer of a day-climb which includes climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to Mandara Hut and back. Mandara Hut is the first resting point on Kilimanjaro Climb along Marangu Route. Overnight in Marangu/Moshi.

Day 10:  We leave Moshi airport after lunch for our 45-minutes afternoon flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival at Zanzibar International Airport at you will be taken to your designated beach resort on the east coast of Zanzibar. The beach resort hotels selected are 5 Star establishments all inclusive.

Day 11: Breakfast, rest and relaxation on the beach. Short excursion trips including diving can be arranged depending on your plans. Other activities like snorkeling and diving can be arranged.

Day 12: Sightseeing in stone town with options to visit Prison Island, Jozani forest or any other historical sites as you wish. Learn about the East African slave trade and the history of Zanzibar islands. Back to the hotel for the afternoon where other activities can be arranged to fill your evening.

Day 13: After breakfast transfer to the airport back to Arusha or your home, depending on your plans.

End of tour – Bon Voyage.

LODGING PARTNERS:

  • Impala Hotels, Arusha
  • Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge, Usa River
  • Sopa Lodges, Serengeti
  • Ndutu Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro
  • Tarangire Treetops Hotel, Tarangire
  • Kilindi Hotel, Zanzibar
  • The Manor at Ngorongoro
  • Babylon Lodge, Marangu

 

Note the following:

  • Price is for the safari. Does not include travel to Tanzania.
  • The accommodations in Zanzibar range from basic/budget to very luxurious.
  • When we know your requirements we will advise accordingly. This itinerary can be customized to cover different activities in Zanzibar including: Stone Town tour, Prison Island, Jozani Forest, Spice Tour, Mpwapwani Cave, Dolphin Adventure, Dhow Sunset Cruise, Safari Blue, and Cultural tour. If you’d like us to arrange your accommodations for the night(s) before and after the tour please let us know.
  • If you don’t have a booking with us and are arriving at Kilimanjaro/Arusha Airport or by shuttle bus contact us so we can pick you up on arrival to make your stay smooth and comfortable.  
  • We’ll be happy to customize this itinerary or any other itinerary for you. We will make any special arrangement to suit your needs. We are a full service company and we will take care of all accommodations before, during and after the tour, airport and hotel transfers, boats, and internal/regional flights.

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