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This 9-day adventure combines the exhilarating wildlife encounters of Tanzania's Northern Circuit with the idyllic relaxation of Zanzibar's pristine beaches.

Witness the awe-inspiring wildebeest migration, delve into a photographer's paradise, and unwind on turquoise waters fringed by palm trees.


Day 1

Arusha – Tarangire National Park

The Tour start in Arusha, after lunch proceed to Tarangire National Park. For game viewing, Tarangire is well known for its large elephant herds. From the open roof of the vehicle one can experience the seasonal swamps, savanna and Tarangire River in search of many animals including zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant and giraffe. It's possible that you will catch a glimpse of a lion stalking its prey or leopards watching and relaxing in the trees above.
Dinner & Overnight at Sangaiwe Tented camp

Day 2

Tarangire National Park - Lake Manyara – Karatu

Go on an early morning hike along the Sangaiwe hills and then depart at 0800s hrs for Lake Manyara National Park, which stretches from the base of the dramatic Rift Valley escarpment to its famous soda lake. It is truly one of the most beautiful places in Africa. As you enter the gate, the park is dramatically marked off by lush green vegetation consisting of tall trees emerging from the groundwater forest, which provides a home to troops of baboons and blue monkeys. Further down, the forest opens up into woodland, grassland and swamps. Further down lies the soda lake itself, where over 350 species of birds, including the lively flamingo, pelican, sacred ibis, grebe and stork, can be viewed. This park is a bird watcher’s paradise! Manyara is also known for its numerous buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo, large variety of smaller animals, and of course: the very elusive tree-climbing lions. Proceed to Karatu area
Dinner & Overnight at Acacia Farm Lodge

Day 3

Karatu – Serengeti National Park

After breakfast at the lodge, depart at 0800hrs for Serengeti National Park, driving through the Ngorongoro Highlands and stopping in the Naabi Gate area for a picnic lunch. Go on an afternoon game drive in the central part of the Serengeti, which is probably the greatest and most famous park on earth. It covers over 14 000 sq. km and offers, amongst many other things, the biggest concentration of big cats in the world (cheetahs, lions, leopards, etc). Many different landscapes can be found in the Serengeti: savannah with the big plains to the south, hills and woods to the west, the kopjes area to the east, and bush land to the north. Important rivers (Seronera, Banagi, Grumeti) also run through the park. Many different species of mammals can be spotted during game drives, including elephant, buffalo, giraffes, antelope, hippo and crocodiles.

Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the Sound of Silence Tented Camp – FB basis

Day 4

Serengeti National Park

Your day will be spent on morning and evening game drives through the Serengeti plains. These vast, seemingly unending plains are inhabited during the migration by enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra. There is a great diversity of wildlife here, including lion, leopard, cheetah, impala, buffalo, birds and up to ten thousand elephants.

Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the Sound of Silence Tented Camp – FB basis

Day 5

Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater – Manyara area

After breakfast, with picnic lunches depart at 0730 hrs for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and descend into the 100-square-mile Ngorongoro Crater. Here you will view game on the vast grasslands of the crater floor. The bottom of the crater is dotted with watering-holes, shelters and almost 30,000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the slopes of the volcano. You will also find the ‘Big Five’: lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and is surrounded by very steep walls rising 610m from the floor. It is considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world and is an amazing haven for wildlife throughout the year due to the permanent availability of grass and water. Late afternoon proceed to Manyara area Dinner & Overnight at Escarpment Luxury Lodge.

Day 6

Karatu – Arusha - Zanzibar

After breakfast at the lodge, drive to Mto wa Mbu for a cultural visit with the local women. Learn about their farming and financing groups. You will have local lunch with them and taste the local African food. After lunch, drive back to Arusha and transfer to Arusha Airport for schedule flight to Zanzibar
On arrival in Zanzibar met and transfer to the Beach Hotel
Dinner & Overnight at dream of Zanzibar – Half board basis

Day 7


Morning at leisure with optional excursions at an extra cost
Lunch on own arrangement
Rest of a day at leisure
Dinner & Overnight at dream of Zanzibar– Half board basis

Day 8


Morning at leisure with optional excursions at an extra cost
Lunch on own arrangement
Rest of a day at leisure
Dinner & Overnight at dream of Zanzibar– Half board basis

Day 9


Morning at leisure – check out Hotel room is at 1000hrs
Transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your departure flight

  • Ground transport with 4x4 private tour
  • All park fees and entry fees as per itinerary
  • Meal and accommodation
  • Domestic flights as indicated on the itinerary
  • Drinking water during game drive
  • Flying doctor insurance card for emergency – (evacuation only)
  • Visas (currently US$ 50 per person – non Americans / US$ 100.00per person American & Irish citizens)
  • Inoculations and personal insurance
  • Optional activities and excursions
  • Beverages unless stated otherwise
  • Gratuities & tips.
  • Travel Insurance.

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