Sample Trip

9-Night Tanzania Highlights Safari & Beach Safari

"Experience Tanzania: Explore the Wild, then Unwind by the Waves."
Budget level: High-End
Country
Tanzania
When to Go
All Year
Duration
9 Nights
Safari Type
Lodge
Location
Northern Tanzania, Zanzibar & Mafia Island
Kids Min Age
8

Explore the majestic scenery and diverse wildlife of Tanzania with this captivating 9-Night/ 10-day itinerary. Start your journey at Rivertrees Lodge, nestled in the heart of Arusha. Explore Ngorongoro Crater at Entamanu Camp, then travel through the enchanting landscapes of the Serengeti at Dunia Camp, and experience the thrill of the safari. To top it all off, unwind at Breezes Beach Club & Spa or Zawadi Hotel on the shores of Zanzibar, ensuring a perfect end to an unforgettable journey.


Itinerary in Brief

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Set off on a great Tanzanian adventure, weaving through diverse landscapes, vibrant wildlife, and captivating cultures. At Rivertrees Lodge, nestled on the foothills of Mount Meru, immerse yourself in the tranquility of lush gardens, while the songs of birds and the gurgling Usa River soothe your senses. Entamanu, on the other hand, boasts a stunning location beside the Ngorongoro Crater. For the safari enthusiasts, Dunia Camp provides a unique 360-degree experience, with its strategic location offering unparalleled sightings of the Great Migration.  As your journey shifts to the coast, Breezes Beach Club & Spa on Zanzibar’s southeastern coast entices guests with its world-class spa treatments and Swahili culinary delights, ensuring every guest has a front-row seat to the paradise that is Zanzibar. Each stop on this journey offers its distinct charm, ensuring every traveler’s desire is catered to.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Rivertrees Lodge

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be greeted and whisked away to the serene Rivertrees Lodge, nestled in a lush setting, offering tranquility after your journey. Set on the foothills of Mount Meru, it is surrounded by a picturesque landscape, including the calming sounds of the Usa River. Settle into your accommodation and familiarize yourself with the Tanzanian environment. In the evening, indulge in a sumptuous dinner that showcases a blend of local Tanzanian flavors and international dishes.

Days 2 -3: Entamanu

Wake up to a delightful breakfast prepared with local ingredients. Your journey continues as you drive through the vibrant town of Arusha, showcasing the hustle and bustle of Tanzanian daily life. Your destination today is Entamanu, perched on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, offering unmatched views of this natural wonder. Here, the diverse ecosystem ensures varied and abundant wildlife sightings. Spot majestic lions, lumbering elephants, and the sturdy buffalo. Beyond the large game, the crater is a haven for numerous bird species, making it a bird watcher’s paradise. The evenings will offer relaxation, with opportunities to enjoy the unique amenities of your chosen lodge and delicious meals.

Days 4 -6: Dunia Camp

After an early breakfast, commence your journey to Dunia Camp, the perfect location as a gateways to the mesmerizing “southern plains” of Ngorongoro and the vast expanses of the Serengeti. Dunia Camp, with its strategic location, offers a perfect vantage point for the Great Migration, Here, days are filled with exhilarating game drives, and for those keen on a bird’s-eye view, a hot air balloon safari is an option. Return to the camp or lodge in the evenings for gourmet dinners.

Day 7-9: Breezes Beach Club & Spa

As the African sun rises, savor a hearty breakfast before flying off to the enchanting island of Zanzibar. Your coastal retreat will be at Breezes Beach Club & Spa. Breezes offers a world-class spa experience. Embrace the island life by exploring the rich history and Swahili culture of Zanzibar, participating in water sports, or just lounging by the beach, letting the island’s rhythm soothe your soul. Culinary delights await every evening, with a blend of seafood, local spices, and international flavors.

 

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