Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Zanzibar Beach holiday safari Tanzania in 9 Days
Day 1 Lake Manyara
After breakfast depart for Lake Manyara. arriving in time for lunch afternoon game drive is taken.Tucked below the majesty of the RiftValley wall, the park is a thin green band of forest flanked one side by the sheer 600metres high red and brown cliffs of the escarpment and on the other by the white-hot shores of an ancient soda lake Acacia woodland shelters the park’s famous tree climbing lion, lying among the branches in the heat of the day. Dinner and overnight at Manyara Serena lodge.
Day 2 Ngorongoro Crater
Morning game viewing and drive in Manyara. After breakfast depart to one of the natural wonders of the world, Ngorongoro crater. The Crater is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles; its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthral visitors. It borders the Serengeti National Park to the north and west. Arusha is known as the gateway to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Northern Parks. Dinner and overnight at Sopa lodge
Day 3 Ngorongoro crater
After breakfast you will be taken 2000ft down the crater by a 4wheel drive vehicle for a full day crater tour, picnic lunch at crater, Also referred to as the eighth wonder of the world and stretching across some 8,300 sq km, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania boasts a blend of landscapes, wildlife, people and archaeology that is unsurpassed in Africa. The volcanoes, grasslands, waterfalls and mountain forests are home to an abundance of animals and to the Masai. In the evening ascend to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Sopa lodge
Day 4 Serengeti
After breakfast depart for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge the site of Leakey’s family discovery of fossils of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years. The Serengeti ecosystem is one of the oldest on earth. The essential features of climate, vegetation and fauna have barely changed in the past million years. Early man himself made an appearance in Olduvai Gorge about two million years ago. Some patterns of life, death, adaptation and migration are as old as the hills themselves. Meals and overnight at Sopa lodge.
Day 5 Serengeti
Full day in Serengeti plains with morning and afternoon game viewing and drive. Search for wild game you might have missed the previous game drive. It is the migration for which Serengeti is most famous. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. Meals and overnight at Sopa lodge.
Day 6 Arusha-Zanzibar
After breakfast, depart to Arusha transfer to the airport for flight to Zanzibar, met at the airport and transfer to Ocean paradise beach hotel/Ras Michamvi Beach Resort.
Day 7 Zanzibar
Full day in Zanzibar enjoying optional beach activities dinner and overnight at Ocean paradise beach hotel/ Ras Michamvi Beach Resort.
Day 8 Zanzibar
Full day in Zanzibar enjoying optional beach activities dinner and overnight at Ocean paradise beach hotel/Blue bay beach club/Breezes beach club/Similar.
Day 9 Zanzibar –Kilimanjaro airport
Morning at leisure afternoon transfer to the airport for flight or to Kilimanjaro International airport, connect for your flight out.