Serengeti, Selous Safari and Zanzibar - 17 days
Experience an exciting combination of classic Tanzania safari & beach extension to Selous and Zanzibar Island.
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Serengeti, Selous Safari and Zanzibar
17 day Lodge Safari & Zanzibar Beach Extension
This Safari covers the highlights of Tanzania: the migration in the Serengeti, the stunning Ngorongoro Crater and the wild and adventurous Selous Park. At the end of this trip, you will stay in a beach hotel in Zanzibar.
Please note that we only organise private Safaris, only you and your travel partner(s) will be on the transfers, tours and the Safari vehicle! And we can organise that tour for you for any date!
Tour Programme, Info & Prices
Day 1 Arrival – Arusha Town
You will be met at the airport by your Driver/Guide and our representative. We will take you to the Planet Lodge in Arusha for a free day, with your Safari starting tomorrow. All meals included
Day 2: Arusha – Manyara
Your Safari starts with the drive to Lake Manyara. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many game animals such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo and others. Overnight at Motto Cottages Lodge at Lake Manyara. All meals included.
Day 3: Manyara – Serengeti
After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park. A picnic lunch will be provided. On the way you will stop at the Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries, contributing to the theory that human life originated in Africa. After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) in Serengeti you will continue further into the park and go on a game drive. Overnight at Serengeti Osupuko Camp in Serengeti. All meals included.
Day 4: Serengeti Full Day
A full day of game drives around Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. Overnight at Serengeti Osupuko Camp in Serengeti. All meals included.
Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater
In the morning drive to Ngorongoro Crater. After arrival in Ngorongoro you will descend into the crater for a game drive at the bottom, for a game drive. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Overnight at a Ngorongoro Farmhouse in Ngorongoro/ Karatu. All meals included.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire
After breakfast we depart for Tarangire, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephants. Overnight at Tarangire Osupuko Lodge. All meals included.
Day 7: Tarangire – Arusha Town
After breakfast go for a morning game drive in Tarangire National Park. Return to lodge for lunch before you depart for Arusha. Overnight in Planet Lodge. All meals included
Day 8: Arusha- Flight – Selous (Nyerere National Park)
After breakfast, transfer to Arusha airport and flight to the Selous Game Reserve. Dinner at Selous Mega Camp. All meals included.
Day 9: Selous (Nyerere National Park) – Full Day
After breakfast full day game drive in Selous park until evening, then drive back to Selous Mbega Camp for Dinner and Overnight. All meals included.
Day 10: Selous (Nyerere National Park) – Full Day
After breakfast a morning walking Safari along the Rufiji River. In the afternoon boat safari. Overnight at Selous Mbega Camp. All meals included.
Day 11: Selous (Nyerere National Park) – Flight – Zanzibar
After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip and connecting flight to Zanzibar. Transfer to Shooting Star Lodge. All meals included.
Day 12– 16: Zanzibar Island
Enjoy and relax at the beach. Indulge in the many activities offered, including water sports, tennis, fitness and many more. Overnight at Shooting Star Lodge. Half Board.
Day 17: Departure
After breakfast transfer to airport.
This itinerary is upgradeable to the Rufiji River Camp in the Selous (additional costs USD per person)
In the Serengeti you have the opportunity to do an unforgettable balloon ride!
Prices in USD
Per Person in twin room
Single room supplement
Each of 2
4.875 US$ per person
Each of 4
4.470 US$ per person
Xmas and New Year supplement (22.12.-4.1.): 60 US$ per person per night. Child under 12 years sharing with two adults pays 65%
This Safari Inclusions and Exclusions
All airport transfers in private cardomestic flight Arusha – Selous, Selous – Zanzibar
Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with photographic roof hatch
Services of a professional safari guide
All meals on Safari , on Zanzibar and in Arusha on half board basis
All wildlife reserve entry fees and camping fees
All accommodations as per itinerary
‘flying doctor’ medical insurance
International airfare & flights
All items of a personal nature
Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff
Airport departure tax
Visa and Passport fees
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages in lodges