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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar and Game Parks
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Zanzibar and Game Parks

This tour takes you from Dar Es Salaam to Nairobi in 10 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 7890  Currency Converter + USD 240 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

10 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

This tour is packed with all the highlights. With Big Game viewing on offer its a wild life lovers dream come true. The landscapes in Tanzania are unforgettable as well as seeing Africa's highest mountain - and don't forget the Spice Island of Zanzibar!

 

General Notes

Zanzibar accommodation and meals are for your own expense.

Your arrival airport transfer and pre-trip accommodation in a dorm bed is included in your trip price. Please advise flight details to book transfers - flight number, route, date and time.

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Tour Code

DN10-11

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Zanzibar and Game Parks

Day 1, Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar Island

An early ferry from Dar es Salaam takes us to this exotic "Spice Island", where we will spend the next few nights. Zanzibar is steeped in history which is reflected in the varied architecture of Stone Town while further north you can relax on the white sand beaches or scuba dive in the clear warm water.

Day 2 to 3, Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar offers a wealth of experiences for the visitor. The quiet streets of the old Stone Town still retain their Arabic influence. With pretty Medina-like shops, the palaces of the Sultans, its spices, tours around a spice plantation - there is something for everyone on this island. You can even hire a motorbike and explore the more remote areas of Zanzibar.

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Day 4, Zanzibar Island to Dar Es Salaam

We take the ferry back to mainland for another night in Dar es Salaam. Time permitting there may be an opportunity to visit one of the local craft markets offering a large range of exquisite products (where prices depend on your bargaining skills).

Day 5, Dar Es Salaam to Arusha

After passing through the bustling town of Moshi, (the base for Mount Kilimanjaro climbing expeditions) we arrive at Meserani on the outskirts of Arusha where you have the option of taking a 1 or 2 night tour of the Serengeti and/or Ngorongoro Crater. See if you can catch a glimpse of the biggest mountain in Africa which lives most of the year under cloud!

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Day 6, Arusha to Serengeti National Park

From Arusha you have the option of visiting the famous Serengeti National Park. You will depart Arusha in the morning with your vehicles and guides, if you take up the two-night/three day option. From Arusha you drive through the Masai town of Mtu Wa Mbu (Mosquito River) and up into the Ngorongoro Nature Reserve for a glimpse of the Ngorongoro Crater. Then you descend down onto the vast plains of the Serengeti. The abundance of plains game has never stopped to suprise anyone entering this wildlife heaven. The afternoon will be spent game spotting before setting up camp in the midst of the park. A camp fire and the night time noises of the wildlife finish off a day in one of East Africa's most famous game parks!

Day 7, Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

An absolute 'must do' when in Tanzania. Pass through the 'Cradle of Mankind' and the Rift Valley whilst enjoying one of the best game viewing opportunities Africa has to offer. An early start takes us off for a full morning game drive in the Serengeti. We head back towards Ngorongoro where we sleep on the Crater's edge. We suggest you wear your winter woollies as it can get pretty cold on the rim of the crater during night times.

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Day 8, Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha

This morning we descend into the Ngorongoro Crater with its 600 metre walls. This Garden of Eden is 20-kilometre wide and a true natural wonder. The size of this caldera is only appreciated from the floor itself where the abundance of its animal inhabitants becomes apparent. It is home to nearly every species of African animal and offers great photo opportunities of most of East Africa's mammals, such as Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Hippo, Lion, and plain's game. After spending the morning in the Ngorongoro Crater you will return to our overnight stop near Arusha for the night.

Day 9, Arusha to Namanga

After stopping in Arusha to restock our supplies and view the craft markets, we head for our camp just over the Kenyan Border.

Zanzibar and Game Parks

Day 10, Namanga to Nairobi

The bustling, busy city of Nairobi awaits us today where some of our fellow travellers will leave us and others will join.

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28 Aug 2014

06 Sep 2014

ZAR 7890 + USD 240

11 Sep 2014

20 Sep 2014

ZAR 7890 + USD 240

25 Sep 2014

04 Oct 2014

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09 Oct 2014

18 Oct 2014

ZAR 7890 + USD 240

23 Oct 2014

01 Nov 2014

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06 Nov 2014

15 Nov 2014

ZAR 7890 + USD 240

20 Nov 2014

29 Nov 2014

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04 Dec 2014

13 Dec 2014

ZAR 7890 + USD 240

18 Dec 2014

27 Dec 2014

ZAR 7890 + USD 240

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar Island, Arusha, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area & 1 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 3 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck

Available in Reverse

This tour is also available in reverse. Click here to view details of the Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam tour

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