Honeymooners Safari and beach holiday Zanzibar - 11 Days

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This 11-day is perfect for honeymooners, accommodation in luxury lodges with an intimate atmosphere. Explore the Best of Tanzania in this all-inclusive package: you will encounter Tanzania‘s most renowned game parks, including the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater conservancy before continuing to Zanzibar for days spent laying on the white palm-fringed beaches in your beach resort on Zanzibar

Day 1
Arrival in Arusha

Our driver guide will pick you from arrival point and then take you to the Lodge in Arusha for a safari briefing.

Dinner is included.

NB –if you arrive into another airport than Kilimanjaro we’ll arrange a connection flight to Arusha either on arrival or the following day (at extra cost). From Nairobi also road transfers in private or shared vehicles possible

Day 2
Lake Manyara N.P

After breakfast we depart for 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 the Lodge near Lake Manyara National park.

All meals included.

Day 3
Serengeti N.P

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 Luxury Camp .

All meals included.

Day 4
Serengeti N.P

You will have breakfast at the Lodge before we embark on an early morning game drive in the park. The Migration, consisting of around 2 million animals, is on the move all year round. Depending on the season you may see these impressive phenomena. Naturally it also attracts a mass of predators and you may be able to see a band of lionesses gather for a hunt. You will return to your lodge for a sumptuous lunch to gather strength for the afternoon game drive.

 

Overnight at Luxury Camp .

All meals included.

Day 5
Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light In the morning. After breakfast continue game driving on your way to Naabi Hill Gate and towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area. After lunch and some rest at your lodge you go in the afternoon for a Walking safari at the Northern Crater Rim of Ngorongoro Crater inhabited by buffaloes, elephants, baboons, monkeys and different species of birds. Escorted by an armed ranger you follow animal paths through dense bush.

Overnight at the Lodge.

All meals are included.

Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only.

 

Overnight at the Lodge.

All meals are included.

Day 7
Flight to Zanzibar

After breakfast we will visit a Maasai Village at Ngorongoro  then proceed to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar.

Overnight at Matemwe Beach Village or Matemwe Lodge (formerly known as Matemwe Bungalows).

All meals are included.

Day 8
Beach Resort Zanzibar

Relax and enjoy Zanzibar’s Beaches around your resort.

Breakfast and dinner.

Stonetown and Spice Tour

On one day you to on a guided tour. First you visit the Spice Plantations at Kidichi for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at the ‘Spice Restaurant’, where you can taste the spices and fruits.

In the afternoon we will show you Stone Town on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!

Transfer back to your beach hotel.

Day 9
Beach Resort Zanzibar

Relax and enjoy Zanzibar’s Beaches around your resort.

Breakfast and dinner.

Stonetown and Spice Tour

On one day you to on a guided tour. First you visit the Spice Plantations at Kidichi for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at the ‘Spice Restaurant’, where you can taste the spices and fruits.

In the afternoon we will show you Stone Town on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!

Transfer back to your beach hotel.

Day 10
Beach Resort Zanzibar

Relax and enjoy Zanzibar’s Beaches around your resort.

Breakfast and dinner.

Stonetown and Spice Tour

On one day you to on a guided tour. First you visit the Spice Plantations at Kidichi for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at the ‘Spice Restaurant’, where you can taste the spices and fruits.

In the afternoon we will show you Stone Town on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!

Transfer back to your beach hotel.

Day 11
Departure

Transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your departure.

 

NB –if you depart from another airport than Zanzibar we’ll arrange flight connections to your departure airport (to Dar Es Salaam also ferry boats possible)

Price includes:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  • Private safari guide
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Crater fees
  • All meals whist on safari
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights
  • Tanzanian Visa
  • All things of personal nature
  • Tips for guides and cooks
  • Alcohol
  • Items not specified in terms and conditions
  • Extended tours not specified in the main package

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

  1. ELECTRICITY
    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

  1. INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
  2. YELLOW FEVER
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
  3. ACCOMMODATION
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
  4. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this tour combines with other Mkama Tours to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Mkama Tours to Tanzania, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Mkama Tours to Tanzania, after your trip concludes.

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