11 Days Odyssey + Zanzibar
Arusha | Serengeti | Ngorongoro | Zanzibar | Depart
11 Days Odyssey + Zanzibar
This romantically luxurious safari takes in the highlights of Tanzania, from the endless plains of the Serengeti to the magnificent views of the Ngorongoro Crater and the untouched white beaches of the Indian Ocean. Discover the abundant resident wildlife of the Serengeti or experience the massed game of the annual Great Migration, with its thundering hordes of zebra and wildebeest. Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest intact caldera at the Ngorongoro Crater and experience the incredible density of animals on the Crater floor. To end off your safari, relax in a barefoot paradise on the intimate Mnemba Island in the blissfully warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
Days 1-2: Arusha, Transfer Lake Duluti
On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by our representative, who will transfer you to your lodge. This attractive little town is situated beneath the towering peaks of Mt Meru and Mt Kilimanjaro. Renowned as the safari capital of Tanzania, Arusha offers a plethora of attractions and adventures. The town has numerous first-class restaurants, bars and markets to browse and is the ideal place to spend a few relaxing days before embarking on a safari. Spend the night in a chalet at Lake Duluti Lodge. Your stay includes breakfast.
Day 2-4: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you will be transferred to Arusha Airport, where you will board a flight to the Serengeti. The Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly one of the world's most celebrated wilderness areas and is an ongoing source of inspiration to writers, film makers and photographers. Tanzania's oldest game reserve, it is renowned for the part it plays in the annual Great Migration, when an estimated two million antelope migrate to Kenya's Masai Mara. This epic, seasonal journey is a deeply moving experience. Relax in pure bliss for three nights at your beautiful tent at Nimali Serengeti. Your stay is on a full board basis, including twice-daily game drives and park fees.
Days 5-6: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Enjoy an early morning game drive and scrumptious breakfast before returning to the airstrip for a flight to Manyara Airstrip. On landing you will be met and assisted to transfer to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. The Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area is home to more than 30 000 protected animals. Known for its spectacular beauty and excellent game viewing, it is a truly unique and dramatically romantic safari destination in Africa. The Ngorongoro Crater, once a gigantic volcano, is the largest intact caldera in the world. Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth. Black rhino are protected within its rim, giant tusked elephants wander the forests, black-maned lions stalk the grasslands and flamingos crowd the soda lakes, and ideal romantic safari.
Days 7-10: Mnemba Island
Tuck into breakfast before being driven to Manyara Airstrip for a flight to Zanzibar Airport. On landing, you will be met by a member of Intimate Africa team, who will transfer you through the romantic island of Zanzibar for a boat ride to Mnemba Island. The pristine white beaches of Mnemba Island, surrounded by deep blue ocean, combine to make this intimate island a private tropical paradise. While the dazzling sands and brilliant sunshine invite visitors to spend idle hours on shore, magnificent coral reefs create an underwater wonderland that lures guests to a world of incredible sea creatures. Set off the northern tip of Zanzibar and surrounded by a coral atoll, Mnemba is home to a staggering diversity of marine life. Linger for four nights in a Zanzibari-themed banda at Mnemba Island Lodge.
Day 11: Departure, Transfer Zanzibar International Airport
A short boat trip to the mainland is followed by the drive back to Zanzibar International Airport where your holiday will end International Airport.
Tour Inclusions and Exclusions
- Meet on arrival at point of entry/exit, Transfer to/ from the hotel
- Accommodation as stipulated in respective itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Transport in a 4x4 Safari Cruisers / Safari-mini-vans with pop-up-roof
- Park Entry fees to the National Parks & National Game Reserves
- Professional safari guide
- All the game drives as per the safari programme above
- Bottled drinking-mineral water throughout the safari
- Flying Doctor service -Africa Air Rescue for emergencies
- All airport taxes, International airfares and Visas
- Insurance (trip cancellation medical insurances are recommended)
- Premium Drinks
- Tips and Gratuities to driver and hotels staff
- Any excursions not mentioned in itinerary
- Tips and gratuities
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