13 Days Tanzania Northern
Circuit with Zanzibar Safari
Welcome to Our 13 Days TZ Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha
Meet and greet at JRO airport and transfer to Onsea House (or Rivertrees Country Inn if full) to relax and start off your safari. Enjoy the beautiful pool with amazing views, fantastic food, and wonderful walks through the neighbourhood if you have the energy! In the afternoon – if you have time you will enjoy a fantastic game drive in Arusha National park seeing zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, reedbucks, klipspringers, hippos,
buffaloes, elephants, hyenas, mongeese, dik-diks, warthogs, baboons and colobus monkeys. Arrival for dinner. Half Board and accommodation at Onsea House (or Rivertrees Country Inn).
Day 2: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast drive to the Tarangire National Park – world-known for the big elephant herds, python snakes in trees, different antelopes (Beisa-Pryx Antilopes), as well as the diverse bird presence. On the drive from Arusha you will stop at a beautiful site for a picnic lunch and arrive at the luxury mobile camp Oliver’s Camp in time for early evening drinks. Half Board and accommodation at Oliver’s Camp.
Day 3: Tarangire National Park
All day spent with safari activities such as game drives, walking safaris and/or fly camping in the Tarangire. Full Board and accommodation at Oliver’s Camp.
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast depart towards Karatu and arrive for lunch at the Plantation Lodge. Once you arrive at the Plantation Lodge you have time to relax in the beautiful garden or at the pool. Activities such as a guided walk through the coffee plantation or neighboring sites can be arranged. After lunch you will game drive in the Lake Manyara National park – famous for the tree-climbing lions, amazing birdlife, hippos, elephants and flamingos. Full Board and accommodation at Plantation Lodge or Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast morning descent into the Ngorongoro Crater – sometimes known as the eight world wonder. You will experience the most amazing geological site and enjoy a lot of wildlife during your tour. A crater rim walk can be arranged if wanted. After your picnic at a special Ngorongoro picnic site you will drive back to your lodge. Full Board and accommodation at Plantation Lodge or Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge.
Day 6: The Mara River
After breakfast you will be transferred to Manyara airstrip for flight Manyara- Koga Tende, at Koga Tende you will be picked up for game drives. Sayari Camp offers the ideal setting to watch the migration cross the Mara river – including the hungry crocodiles waiting for one of the weaker wildebeest to fall. Full Board and accommodation at Sayari Camp.
Day 7-10: Mara River
Spent at the Mara River site with game drive activities. Full Board and accommodation at Sayari Camp This intinerary can be tweaked to encompass 2 nights at Dunia then 3 nights at Sayari, if you prefer
Day 10-12: Zanzibar
After breakfast drive to Koga Tende airstrip for scheduled flight Koga Tende – Arusha – Zanzibar. At Zanzibar airport you will be met and transferred to the beautiful Matemwe Bungalows at the East Coast of the Island– remote paradise and ideal for diving!
Day 13: Depart / Dar Es Salaam
After breakfast transfer to Zanzibar airport for flight to Dar res Salam, leave Dar for international outward connection.