This tour will give you an incredible experience to see the big five in three famous wildlife areas in the north circuit. The experience in Manyara will give you the memories of a wide diversity of habitat where you can see lions sitting on trees. The Ngorongoro crater day trip will amaze you with game viewing and endangered rhinos. The Serengeti will welcome you with a sight of thousands of wildebeest waiting for great Mara River crossing migration for better grazing. Your final destination will be in the tropical beach of Zanzibar to rinse off your safari dust and total relaxation for an adventurous safari.
High SeasonRates as
Per Person Sharing
2 PPL SHARING
$5,631 | $ 5,455
3 PPL SHARING
$ 4,967 | $ 4,656
4 PPL SHARING
$ 4,650 | $ 4,075
5 PPL SHARING
$ 4,602 | $ 4,431
$ 4,323 | $ 4,147
DAY 1: ARUSHA—MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast we will drive to Lake Manyara national park which is a hidden treasure of beauty. It has contrasting habitat which is worth experiencing. You can see underground water forest, rift valley escarpment, acacia woodland, and the lake. Apart from this, you get the sightings of baboon, giraffe, buffalo, elephant, and amazing colorful birds. These is where the famous tree climbing lions can be seen, and on the lake look for the lesser flamingoes which on good season can be seen million forming a carpet of pink. After your game viewing head to your lodge the Plantation farm lodge.
DAY 2: FULL DAY NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR
After a delicious breakfast, we will go to Ngorongoro crater for amazing game viewing. You will find the largest permanent group of big mammals on earth. Its versatile habitat will surprise you with its forests, grassy plains, seasonal water pools, swamps, and riverine. You will find wildlife in abundance here. It is home to many wild animals like lion, rhino, hyena, jackals, elephant, buffalo, and water birds. After exploring the crater, on these day keep a close look for the big tusker elephants of the Ngorongoro crater. After return to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
DAY 3: KARATU—SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Depart this morning for a game drive in the central part of the Serengeti. This part is famous for the abundance of lions and leopards that can usually be seen quite easily. Game viewing in the central area is spectacular all year round. Enjoy the views of endless plains and stunning wildlife like cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, hippos, ostrich, jackals, hyenas, hyrax, and many more. If you would like to visit the Oldupai gorge where Australopithecus boisei was found by the Leaky family these will be the day for exploring the gorge and the shifting sand. Dinner and overnight at your tented camp.
DAY 4 & 5: NORTHERN SERENGETI
SERENGETI NORTH WILDERNESS
SERENGETI NORTH TINGITANA
You will spend your next two days unwinding the secrets of the corners of Serengeti with your specialist guide, and it will be full of surprises in the north. You will see the wildebeest going through the Mara River and the stealthy predators of the silent waters waiting to pounce for any chance of having a meal. You may also get the rare sighting of crocodiles attacking them during migration. Its habitat consists of rolling hills, kopjes, plains, and riverine. It offers great game viewing of big cats and other wild animals like rhino, hippo, rock hyrax, giraffe, elephants, lions, cheetah, leopard and thousands of vultures cleaning the dead bodies of wildebeest who have died from injuries and some who have died from washing down by water currents. You will relish your stay and dinner at Wilderness camp.
- OPTION: Balloon Safari
DAY 6: Serengeti – Zanzibar Stone Town
MARU MARU ZANZIBAR
We will start the morning with a game drive around the river to witness more River crossing and other residence animals before heading to the airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar. We will pick you once you reach Zanzibar and we will transfer you to your hotel in Stone town.
Day 7: Stone Town Tour & Prison Island (Changuu Island)
Today we have two main activities in Stone Town. Your guide will come to pick you at a specified time for Stone Town tour. The tour includes exploring the markets, seafood and fish piled in the fish market, fresh loaves of bread in wicker baskets and the neat stacks of fruit and vegetables as traders sell their wares from their stalls. You will also visit Prison island as is half day tour, Prison island is also known as Changuu island, the name “prison island” came after this unique island being used by some sultans of Zanzibar to detain the recalcitrant slaves, about 25 to 30 minutes boat ride (motorized).
While you are on this Island, you will be able to swim, snorkeling and take pictures with giant tortoises, for sure, have a delightful swim, the wonderful snorkeling which will allow you to see the colorful school of tropical fish e.g. black snapper, orange lined triggerfish, spotted garfish, barracuda, long fin banner fish, emperor angelfish, rabbit fish, clown triggerfish, blue stripe snapper etc.
This day tour will be the best for snorkeling lovers and as well as beach relaxers. However there are a lot to discover including historical sites and giant tortoises.
Day 8: Spice Tour – Nungwi
ROYAL ZANZIBAR BEACH
LANGI LANGI BEACH
Today after breakfast check out, we will drive away from Stone Town for Spice Plantation Tour. A detailed description is given about a variety of spices, and their uses in cooking and cosmetics. The sheer number of spices produced and their incredible value for many ailments will fascinate visitors. Later in to afternoon proceed to Nungwi for and Dinner and overnight at Royal Zanzibar Hotel
Day 9 – 10: Nungwi the North Coast of Zanzibar
While your stay is in one of our most carefully prepared list of Hotels in Northern Zanzibar – just relax, and refresh for the next 2 nights, the possibilities of activities are endless at Zanzibar, but a lazy day at the beach beats everything else – hands down! The pristine white sand beaches lined with palm trees and surrounded by coral reefs provide a perfect paradise for the conclusion of a safari. Your much-needed rest awaits you here.
Day 11: Nungwi -- Zanzibar Airport
Before leaving the Paradise Island of Zanzibar, enjoy an early morning at the beach or just relax by the pool. Enjoy a lush breakfast at the hotel, before your Guide drives you back to Zanzibar International Airport to return home. It is an emotional moment for both you and us, as we bid you Good-bye (Swahili word: Kwaheri) – but only with the hope to see you return.