8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

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8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach: During this 8-day safari & beach holiday, we enjoy the best that Tanzania has to offer. Furthermore visit Tarangire National Park well known for its elephant families and iconic Baobab trees. We also visit Ngorongoro Crater, a breathtakingly beautiful setting and the best place in Tanzania to see the Big Five. After our safari, we then fly to Zanzibar where warm turquoise waters and the white sand beaches upon the Indian Ocean await.

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Arusha and Pickup

You will straightway be picked up from the airport by Arcadia Safaris representative and conveyed to your accommodation in Arusha.  Where you will overnight, relax, and prepare in anticipation of the adventures to come.

Destination: Arusha (City)

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Arusha Coffee Lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Onsea House or Similar

Budget

New Hotel Aquiline or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 2: Transfer to Tarangire National Park – 8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

In the morning you will be collected from your lodgings in Arusha by our personal safari guide. We set out for Tarangire National Park across gently rolling Masai plains with scattered acacia trees.  Meanwhile as we zip along we pass many Masai in their colorful dress walking on the roadside, riding bicycles, herding cattle, and driving donkey’s carts. Tarangire National Park, well known for its large elephant herds, is also host to a multitude of other creatures.8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach: From the open roof of our safari jeep. However we experience the seasonal swamps, savannah, and life-giving Tarangire River endeavoring to encounter a multitude of creatures from zebra to wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and giraffe, to name but a few. It is possible we will glimpse lions stalking prey or leopards relaxing in the trees above.

Meanwhile after our extensive game drive, we depart to drive to one of our mid-range partner lodges for dinner in a tasteful restaurant and a most capacious room to harbor our ease and dreams of wild cats!

 

Destination: Tarangire National Park

Accommodation options:

Luxury

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Tarangire Safari camp or Similar

Budget

Whistling Thorn Tented Camp or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 3: Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater – 8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

Rise and shine! It’s an early departure for us today to the lush highlands of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This morning’s destination is the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater, one of the seven wonders of Africa, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach: Once we have reached the crater rim, we descend the steep track into the 600 m deep caldera to see a range of animals, grasslands, birds, and a lake. The massive collapsed volcano is home to over 25,000 mammals ranging from the “Big Five” to spotted hyenas and some of the more than 500 bird species of the area. After an extensive game drive and a picnic lunch in the crater, we will head to your hotel in Karatu where you will have dinner and overnight.

Destination: Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Neptune Luxury Lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge or Similar

Budget

Tanzanice Lodge or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 4: Lake Manyara to Stone Town – 8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

After breakfast, you will drive to your final destination on this epic safari – Lake Manyara National Park. This is a relatively small but diverse park, 120km west of Arusha. The park’s namesake is a shallow, salt lake. It covers a large area of the park, flooding and drying with the seasons, and is home to thousands of flamingos and over 500 other bird species.8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach: On your exploration of the park, you will see monkeys, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, buffalo, elephants, and with some luck, lions lounging in the trees. The park is known for its diverse landscapes; not only open grassy plains but also primate-filled woodlands and baobab dotted cliffs. After lunch, you will head back to Arusha, where you will arrive in the late afternoon where you will take your flight to Zanzibar.

Destination: Zanzibar Stone Town (Zanzibar)

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Villa Hideaway or Similar

Mid-Range

Maru Maru Hotel or Similar

Budget

Zlife Stone Town or Similar
  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 5-7: Zanzibar North Coast Explore & Relax – 8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

You will transfer to Nungwi. This large village at Zanzibar Island’s northernmost tip was once best known as a dhow-building center. Today it’s a major tourist destination, thanks in part to the beautiful beach and stunning sunsets. The result: a place where traditional and modern knock against each other with full force. Diving, snorkeling, fishing, and other water sports are the main attraction here. From Nungwi, frequented dive sites are mainly down the east coast or to Mnemba Island and reefs near Tumbatu Island. For swimmers, Nungwi’s local geography and tidal pattern mean swimming is possible at any time. Other activities available include yoga, cycling, and guided tours of the village.

Destination: Zanzibar Stone Town (Zanzibar)

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Villa Hideaway or Similar

Mid-Range

Maru Maru Hotel or Similar

Budget

Zlife Stone Town or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 8: Free Morning & Departure – 8-Day Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

Today is the final day of our adventure. Breakfast is served and savored at our hotel. Transfer to the airport or seaport according to the time of your departure back home or onwards replete with images and memories of our magical adventure.

Thank you for choosing Arcadia Safaris and we hope to see you (or any referral) when next, you visit!!!.


Destination:
Zanzibar Airport (Airport/Airstrip)

Accommodation Option: No (End of tour)

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Round Trip Airport Transfers (pick up and drop off)
  • Private transportation in a 4×4 Safari Cars
  • Meals specified on a Full Board basis
  • Accommodation with ensuite facility
  • Applicable Park entrance & activities Fees
  • English speaking professional Driver-Guide
  • All hotel/lodge pickups and drop off
  • All Taxes
  • Bottled drinking water and Fruits while on safari
  • Activities as stipulated in the itinerary (except those stated as “optional”

 

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Flight Fares (unless requested)
  • Country entry Visa
  • Personal/Travel insurance
  • Telephone charges
  • Laundry
  • Bar bills and all other kinds of drinks except water
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Souvenirs, gifts and Tips
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Covid-19 and other related tests and vaccinations

 

RATES PER PERSON: (Tour rates/prices are per person and exclude international flight from/to your home country).