Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Packages

A well-planned Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Packages.

Tour Overview: Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Packages

Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Packages; offers something for everyone. Spectacular wildlife and landscapes, tropical paradise islands with white sands, turquoise waters, and rich cultural history. There are countless opportunities for adventure, romance, relaxation, and forging unforgettable memories.

The small-group Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Packages combine a wildlife safari in Serengeti and other top Tanzania national parks with an affordable holiday to Zanzibar Island. Start with excellent game viewing in Lake Manyara National Park, then spend a few days on safari in Serengeti National Park.

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 Tour Summary

  • Activities include wildlife game drives.
  • Transfers will be by a 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  Accommodation before and after a trip can be arranged on request at an extra cost

What you need to know

  • Accommodation & meals are provided as included 
  • Tour can start any time of the year

Itinerary Gallery: Gorilla Trek and Tanzania Safari

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Itinerary Highlights: Wildebeest Migration and Gorilla Trekking

  • Day #1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport
  • Day #2: Gorilla trekking and Village walk
  • Day #3: Transfer to Kigali and fly to Tanzania and transfer to Ngorongoro
  • Day #4: Full-day Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Day #5: Transfer to Serengeti National Park
  • Day #6: Full day Serengeti
  • Day #7: Transfer to Tarangire National Park
  • Day #8: Departure at Kilimanjaro Airport
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Itinerary Details: Wildebeest Migration and Gorilla Trekking

Day 01: Arrival at Kigali International Airport

You will arrival at Kigali airport and your safari guide will be there waiting to pick you and transfer to Volcanoes national park, a journey of approximately 2 hours north of Kigali city. Depending on the time of arrival, you can explore Kigali attraction before your transfer to Volcanoes; attractions here include the genocide memorial, craft markets and many more. Your safari guide will then drop you to your already booked safari accommodation for dinner and an overnight stay after briefing you on your upcoming safari.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 02: Gorilla trekking and Village walk

Following an early morning breakfast at your lodge, your driver guide will pick you and take you to the park headquarters for your gorilla trekking adventure. Spending one hour with these massive primates is a life time experience for everyone. In the afternoon, you will have an opportunity to visit Iby’iwacu local village to learn Rwanda culture, customs and traditions. This adventure usually end with and interesting traditional dance performances from the locals. Your driver guide will then transfer you back to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 03: Transfer to Kigali and fly to Tanzania and transfer to Ngorongoro

Following an early morning breakfast, you driver guide will pick you up and transfer you to Kigali airport for your scheduled flight to Tanzania – Arusha. Upon your arrival at Arusha, your Tanzania driver guide will transfer you to Ngorongoro, a journey of approximately 3 hours where you will spend your overnight stay at an already booked safari accommodation.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 04: Full-day Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Today, you will explore Ngorongoro crater starting at 6:00am with a ranger. The Ngorongoro crater is rich in biodiversity, with all the big game spotted here.  At one side there’s the Lerai Forest, classic mountain forest landscape with almost tropical characteristics. This is good elephant country, so keep your eyes peeled. By the side of the nearby swampland is what is sometimes called the ‘elephant graveyard’ as the mighty male tuskers at the end of their lives come to chew on the soft, swampland grasses once their teeth have failed them.

The crater has a population of around 120 lions, with well-defined territories; 15,000 gnu, 9,000 zebra, 400 hyenas, and around 50 black rhino. Many gnu and other herd animals are resident, benefiting from the many sources of year-round waters and are boosted by some migrators in season. Buffalo, Serval, Jackal, Thomson’s gazelle and eland are also present in numbers. Hippos can be found in pools and swampland and highland birdlife is colourful and plentiful around the waters. Flamingos can often be seen in Lake Magadi, which occupies part of the crater floor. After your evening game drive, you will head to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

After an early morning breakfast, leave Ngorongoro crater driving to Serengeti National Park, home approximately 3 million animals, one of Africa’s’ most celebrated wildlife conservation areas. Depending upon the time of year, you have the chance to witness the great migration with hundred thousands of wildebeests, zebras and Thompson gazelles. During the small rainy season in October and November, you will typically see these herds moving from the Kenyan Masai Mara through the northwest of the Serengeti to the plains in the south. After the great rainy season in April, May and June, the herds slowly travel back through the western and north-western part of the Serengeti. With fluctuations in rainfall, this timetable can of course change, resulting in the animals migrating during different times and routes. Your guide will try his outmost to find the animals and will make sure that you can see them from the best spot in the national park. Naturally, the migration also attracts predators and with luck you might see a kill in action. Dinner and overnight at your stated accommodation

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Full day Serengeti

Today you have another full day in this beautiful National Park and more opportunity to discover this UNESCO Heritage site, where you will visit Olduvai gorge where the early are thought to have lived about 2 million years ago. You will have a chance to learn about human evolution with the help of Dr. Louis Leakey’s research, who was the first person to discover the human skull and other fossils at the site in 1960.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Transfer to Tarangire National Park

Following an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will leave Serengeti National Park for Tarangire National Park, a journey approximately 2 hours. The beautiful Tarangire National Park is one of Tanzania’s treasures, with the national park habituating large numbers of elephants recorded as the largest concentration with over 3000 individuals living here.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Departure at Kilimanjaro Airport

Day 8 of your Wildebeest Migration and Gorilla Trekking safari is the last day of your trip and before you depart the country, you will enjoy an early morning game drive in Tarangire National Park. At exactly 10:00am, your driver guide will transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your scheduled flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

End of the 8 Days Wildebeest Migration and Gorilla Trekking Safari

Cost Inclusions

  • All activities as included
  • Accommodation & meals as indicated
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle
  • A professional English-speaking knowledgeable driver guide. (other Language speaking guides are provided at an extra cost)
  • Bottled drinking water on board
  • Regional flights between Kigali and Arusha, Tanzania with accompanying ground transfers

Cost Exclusions 

  • International flights & Visas 
  • Tips
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry

Transport 

  • 4×4 safari land cruiser for luxury travelers
  • 4×4 safari van for budget travelers

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