10 Days Tanzania Big Five Safari
Day 1: Arrival – Arusha – Lake Manyara
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will warmly be met by our representative and transfer you to for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Lake Manyara for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti
Morning game drives in Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara NP is a lovely scenic park that offers another unique experience of a Tanzania Safari! The park is truly a worthwhile destination which features some large and hard softwood forests, with towering figs and mahoganies, giving cool shade and cover for the game. As you move down into the park, you will come across the lake itself you will see Flamingos that feed along the edge of the lake, Buffalo and the wandering Elephantsthat are favorite of the Cape. From here, the park becomes more desolate, with hardy olive trees and boulders
Later lunch at the lodge and afterward proceeds to Serengeti National Park for dinner and overnight stay
Day 3: Game viewing in the Serengeti National Park
The following day you will have game drives at your leisure and track wildlife in the Mighty Serengeti. Serengeti National Park is the Home to one of the world’s greatest concentrations of wildlife and the majority of the Great Wildebeest Migration, The great migration of the Serengeti is considered one of ‘the Ten Wonders of The Natural World’, and one of the best events in Tanzania to witness.
The Serengeti’s vast rolling grasslands and golden savannah give travelers a soul-stirring sense of space and support millions of wildebeest, as well as sizable populations of Zebra, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe and Myriad Gazelle and Antelope Species. And predators – like lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyena and wild dogs
Aftre leisure and game viewing you get Dinner and overnight stay in Serengeti National PaRK
Day 4: Serengeti – Ngorongoro
With picnic lunch, en route game drives to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA). Ngorongoro is the only conservation area in the world where visitors are likely to see the “BIG FIVE” (Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard), in their natural environment. Ngorongoro also contains the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater. Arrive at your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay
Day 5: Game viewing in the famous Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro for lunch and an afternoon game viewing in the famous Crater of Ngorongoro. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcanic crater. More than 2,5 million years ago, Ngorongoro was a volcanic mountain, the size of Kilimanjaro, and one of the highest peaks of Africa. When its top collapsed it transformed into a gigantic inactive volcano. Today the crater forms a bowl of 20 kilometers (12,5 miles) wide with sides up to 600 metres (2,000 feet) deep. Enjoy the phenomenal views from the rim over the crater floor, before you drive in.
With enough meadow areas, water and different vegetation, the crater has everything African wildlife needs to exist and do well. The crater floor teems with Zebra, Buffalo, Elephant, Flamingo, Ostrich, Hippoand even the Rare Black Rhinos. This is one of the few areas in Africa where you can see the Big Five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino) all together. Another big draw is the large number number of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and leopards.
Day 6: Ngorongoro – Arusha – Zanzibar
After a leisurely breakfast, drive back to Arusha and connect your flight to Zanzibar. Zanzibar is one of the most popular island destinations in the world found in Tanzania. The exotic island of Zanzibar with its endless palm fringed beaches and azure waters was the favorite haunt of the Sultans of Oman in the Middle Ages. A unique and colorful history, narrow cobbled streets, a diverse culture and of course some of the most picture-perfect beaches in Africa ensures a memorable travel experience.
On your arrival, you will have two hours of City Tour to explore the footmark of settlers and rulers of Zanzibar. Later during the day, you will be taken to your place of stay in Stone Town, the heart of Zanzibar
Day 7: Jozani Forest
After breakfast, drive to Jozani for half day touring the only natural forest found in Zanzibar in which you will find Red Colobus monkey an endemic species and other fauna and flora around there. Later, drive to the North Coast of Ras Nungwi for lunch, followed by a relaxation on the beach for the rest of the day
Day 8: Relax on the Beach
After breakfast relax on the beach or embark on optional excursions and tours. (Your stay on breakfast and dinner basis)
Day 9: Relax on the beach
After breakfast, enjoy hotel amenities at the hotel and white sand beach. (Your stay on breakfast and dinner basis)
Day 10: Zanzibar – Dar Es Salaam
After breakfast, relax on the beach. After lunch, drive to Stone Town for shopping, and then later, transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your domestic flight to Dar Es Salaam Airport. After check-in at Julius Nyerere International Airport, you will connect with your International flight for travel.