This is a great 9 night itinerary ideal for families wanting to explore both the Serengeti and the tropical island of Zanzibar. Spend time on a coffee farm with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background, enjoy a safari in the Serengeti and spend the remainder of your time relaxing on a tropical island.
This 9 night itinerary combines the best of beach and bush in Tanzania. Explore the Serengeti, home to the annual migration, and the traditional tropical island of Zanzibar. Take your family on game drives, enjoy snorkelling trips and relax on a coffee plantation on thd slopes of Mount Meru with Kilimanjaro in the background. Stay in luxurious lodges and fill the days with a plethora of outdoor activities. Evenings will be spent relaxing while the African sun sets in the background.
From USD 5635 in low season and USD6650 in high season per person sharing
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Day 1 to 2 – Ngare Sero Mountain Lodge, Arusha National Park
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Here you are met and then road transferred to Arusha, the safari capital of Tanzania. Tonight is spent at Ngare Sero Lodge.
Ngare Sero Lodge is set in lush gardens and crystal clear streams at the foot of Mlount Meru. The lodge used to be a colonial farm house, which has now been converted into a lodge. There are plenty of activities on site. Guests can enjoy forest walks, game drives in the Arusha National Park or spend time relaxing in hot springs. There is also a spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro in the background.
Day 2 to 4 – Gibbs Farm, Ngorongoro Crater
Start the safari and road transfer to the Ngorongoro Highlands. Descent down into the Ngorongoro Crater and spend the rest of the day game driving. You spend 2 nights at the Gibbs Farm on a full board basis.
Gibbs Farm was initially a coffee plantation and is now a working farm that has still kept its charm. Located on the outskirts of the crater, the farm is situated in lush gardens. Guests will stay in colourful farm cottages and have the opportunity to experience the many activities on offer.
Day 4 to 6 – Kusini Camp/Sayari Camp, Serengeti National Park
On the fourth morning, guests are transferred by road to the Serengeti National Park. If travelling during January and February, guests will be hosted at Kusini Camp in the south-central region of the park. This luxury tented camp is positioned perfectly so that the surrounding short grass plains provide the setting for the most spectacular natural phenomenon in the continent of Africa; the Annual Wildebeest Migration. Individual luxury tentes are scattered privately around the kopje, amongst the trees and upon wooden decks. Guests at Kusini Camp are treated to a private butler for the duration of their stay.
Alternatively; guests travelling between the months of July and October will be transferred from Gibb’s Farm in the Ngorongoro Crater to Sayari Camp, which is located on the banks of the Mara River in the northern Serengeti. This remote luxury camp offers a peaceful safari experience in the Serengeti National Park. Guests can enjoy off-road driving, magnificent views and the vast Serengeti plains home to lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and the huge herds of wildebeest as they corss the Mara river during the months of the migration.
Day 6 to 10 – Essque Zalu, Zanzibar
Time to go to the beach! Road transfer to the nearest airstrip, joining a scheduled light air transfer to Zanzibar. Upon arrival you are met and road transferred to the resort. Spend the next 4 nights relaxing at the Essque Zalu on a full board basis with daily activities. The perfect way to end off your family holiday.
Essque Zalu is hidden away in a natural cove overlooking the Indian Ocean and boasts 40 suites located on the rocks. Soak up the tranquility of the ocean atmosphere from the comfort of your terrace or spend your days snorkelling in pristine waters. Zanzibar is a true tropical paradise.
Day 10 – Transfer to Zanzibar Airport
This morning you return by road to the Zanzibar Airport and then fly by scheduled light air transfer to Dar es Salaam.