The Mkama Tours to Tanzania Limited is responsible to organize family safari special is one of the most requested programs, the additional of Zanzibar beach holidays has even made it more suitable to meet the objectives of families and children. It is family happiness that every family desires, we have designed an affordable Tanzania family safari and beach holiday in Zanzibar this package will involve game drives, nature walks, culture tours and lastly Zanzibar beach vacation. The combination allows your family to have different tests of pure African environment
On arrival you will meet our safari Manager at Kilimanjaro International Airport & drive to the Lodge in Arusha. After check in our safari manager will go through your 12 days family safari special before leaving you to enjoy the rest of the day at your lodge/Hotel. Overnight at the Lodge in Arusha town. Dinner & breakfast included.
Non game driving time 2 to 3 hrs After breakfast we leave for Lake Manyara National Park. Settling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the Park is perceived for its inconceivable beauty. Many game animals can be seen such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo, Baboon and others. With lucky Lake Manyara tree climbing lions can be seen on the branches of acacia trees having nape. Overnight at the Lodge in Karatu town. All meals include.
Since you have previously spent much time sitting in the plane & the car, this day will take you for some physical activities guided by our trained and experienced local guide. You will firstly walk through Mto wa mbu Village where you can experience some social and economic activities, education issues and many more. Alternative to a Village tour, you can go to the large banana estate. Overnight at the Lodge in Karatu town. All meals include.
Non game viewing time 2 to 3 hrs This day you will drive along Ngorongoro Highlands and ascent into the Crater for a wonderful game drives, (packed lunch will be served at the crater floor. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the best attraction in Tanzania and it is regarded by many as one of the nature wonder of the world. As very few animals migrate in and out of this 600 meters crater wall you can expect to see animals in a very close range including Lions, Hyenas, Black Rhino, Buffaloes, Elephants, Hippos, and many bird species. This is among the few places in the world where the rare Black Rhino can be seen in their natural habitats and it is possible to spot the Big Five in the course of one day of game drives. Overnight at the lodge. All meals included.
Great Family Safari Special and Zanzibar 12 days proceed, after breakfast leave for the the Great Serengeti National Park which is the world famous wildlife sanctuary and UNESCO’s nature and Biosphere Reserve. A lot to be seen on the way, you will drive across Ngorongoro Highlands & down to the plains of Serengeti, grazing Zebra, Elephant, Giraffe and many antelopes to be spotted on the way. You will then visit the traditional Masai Boma where some Maasai Warriors invite you and show you around and give some information of their customary life. Afterward their popular jumping dance will begin and if you want you can join them and jump high. They will then take you inside the houses, meet their kids, you can ask questions and take some pictures. Reach Naabi Hill gate and enter the Serengeti Park, you can take your packed lunch at Naabi Hill or at the Copjes (rock outcropping) which are past Naabi Hills gate, Lion, Cheetah and sometime Leopard can be seen around this big rocks. Proceed with game driving in the Serengeti and reach you Camp during or before the sunset. Overnight at the Camp in the Central of Serengeti. All meals included.
On the 6 day of your great family safari special (If you wish) you can start with the first rays of the sun at 06:30, for an early morning game drives in the Serengeti, (packed breakfast box and lunch box will be on board) drive around to see some nocturnal predators coming back from their long night of hunting or some lioness organizing an ambush while other animals are coming out from their hiding place read to start the new day. Beak for breakfast in the bush and continue with game drives until noon you can have your packed lunch at Seronera Visitors Center and after lunch you can have a short visit at the center where you can read some interesting documentary about Serengeti. Embark with your afternoon game drives and return to your camp a bit early for relaxation and sunset watching. Overnight at the Camp in the Central of Serengeti. All meals included.
- 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
- International flights
- Tanzanian Visa
- All things of personal nature
- Tips for guides and cooks
- 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
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.
- 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
- 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.
Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
- 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.