10 Days Serengeti Safari & Zanzibar Holidays

Serengeti Tanzania and Zanzibar Beach is a sure way to visit Tanzania and make the most of the short time you have and our 10 Days Tanzania and Zanzibar special offer package is a balanced program to do so. This package has you arriving in through Kilimanjaro International Airport and Departing from Zanzibar Airport but we can also help in arranging any domestic flight connections that you may need just in case you cannot get a flight to Kilimanjaro (JRO) or out of Zanzibar, thus requiring flying into or out of Dar es Salaam for example.

Starts with a room booked around Arusha where you will stay your first night followed by 5 days on safari with 4 nights spent at safari lodges and the out of Africa style safari tented camps. However, if you are not interested in staying in the safari tented camps we can easily customize the tour to include the safari lodges. There is always a room for amending the program. The program takes you to the Serengeti National Park the best there is in terms of wildlife destinations in Africa but also to the Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and finishing ultimately at the Island of Zanzibar for your beach relaxation.

Serengeti safari and Zanzibar beach highlights.

You expect to see a lot of animals in the Serengeti National Park which is a big highlight for this safari and Zanzibar beach package. The Serengeti National Park is the most famous park in not only Tanzania but also the whole of Africa according to many survey polls. Apart from the Serengeti and Zanzibar beach, you also get to explore the Tarangire National Park a wildlife hotspot in itself but often overlooked, the park is famous for its large herds of elephants and the gigantic sometimes century old baobab trees.

You also get to visit the 8th Wonder of the world also referred to as the Garden of Eden The Ngorongoro Crater, It is therefore a wildlife viewing galore in this 10 days package that combines wildlife safari adventure with beach relaxation in the spice island.

Experience an abundance of animals in the wild, both large and small; you’ll be astounded by the astounding range of species that call Tanzania home.
As you see the stunning gathering of animals in the Serengeti plains during the Wildebeest Migration, you will be treated to a singular spectacle.
Witness the Big 5 and other African big cats as they kill, hunt, and battle to display their extraordinary power and agility.

As you visit one of the Masai settlements in the Ngorongoro highlands, immerse yourself in the local culture. As you interact with the locals, learn about their way of life and traditions. 

Explore the historic stone town of Zanzibar, which is a monument to the island’s rich history and cultural heritage, while lounging on the stunning white sand beaches nearby.

Tour Itinerary

On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport our representative will meet you and drive to the same Lodge in Arusha. Later our safari manager will come for detailed safari briefing & leave you to enjoy the nice weather of Arusha city & lodge facilities.

Leave the lodge after breakfast for Tarangire National Park, the drive is via Arusha town & along the beautiful Masai steppe, drop your safari chef at Makuyuni junction and enter the park for your first game drive of the trip. Tarangire runs along the beautiful lines of the Tarangire River and mostly is made up of low-lying hills on the floor of the Great East African Rift Valley. The vegetation in this park mainly consists of huge African baobab trees, scattered Acacia woodland, and a large swamp area in the south.

Tarangire River and the swamp are acting as refugee camps for wild animals during the dry season, this park is highlighted with some of the largest elephants heard found nowhere in Africa, the rare species of animals like the Fringed-eared Oryx and the Great Kudu are also found here. Tarangire is home to 400 species of bird including the rare Ash Stalling. End up this day of your best safari & beach by driving to your Lodge during or before sunset.

Overnight at Flamingo Lodge or similar. All meals included.

After breakfast departs for Serengeti National Park Wild Africa Driving is across local villages and along the high-lying farmland of Karatu until you reach the Ngorongoro gate. After registration & other park formalities, you will drive up to the highlands of Ngorongoro 2,300 meters, and stop at the crater viewpoint for some great photos of the crater floor from above. After driving along the Crater rim and down to the endless rolling plains of Serengeti National Park.

On the way stop at one of the Masai villages where you will be invited by Masai warriors for some cultural encounter, you will go in and around their houses & you will have a brief story of their nomadic life around this area, you will meet members of the family and kids, you may ask questions & take pictures with them. Later they will sing a farewell song which involves jumping high, you are allowed to join the dancing. Afterward, drive to Naabi Hills Gate for check-in to Serengeti.

Spend some time for registration and other park formalities, this will be the time to have your packed lunch and thereafter start your afternoon game drives in the Serengeti in search of the Great Wildebeest Migration. Arrive at the Lodge during or before the sunset.

We recommend an early morning game drive starting at 06:30, depart your lodge after a cup of coffee, carrying your breakfast box and lunch box. Early morning game drives allows you to witness the beautiful sunrise in the Serengeti with possibilities of spotting cat family on the road as the spend most of their morning time on the road avoiding the morning mist. 

You can also see other predators coming back from their long night of hunting or a group of lioness planning a morning ambush or eating along the road. if the Wildebeest Migration will be packed in Serengeti you will go straight to where they are and spend much time with them, you can anticipate to see some animal action like hunting, fighting, eating even hunting. Serengeti is still worth a visit with or without the Wildebeest Migration. Later on, you go back to your campsite during or before the sunset. 

Overnight at Serengeti heritage luxury tented Camp or the same private tented Camp Central Serengeti. All meals included.

On this day the best safari & Zanzibar beach holidays takes you to the world’s nature wonder The Ngorongoro Crater. Depart Serengeti after breakfast, en-route game drive up to Naabi Hills gate & past Malanja depression, reach Ngorongoro Conservation Area & descent 600 meters into the Crater floor for game viewing.

Ngorongoro Crater the Eden of Africa was formed some million years ago due to internal forces, after the eruption it left a huge caldera which was mistakenly called Crater. Supported by a yearly water supply from the highland of Ngorongoro and enough fodder the Crater supports a larger variety of wildlife including herds of wildebeest, zebra, elephant, hippos, buffalo, topi, eland & the rare black rhino.

This picturesque crater has a dense population of predators like hyenas, lions, Cheetahs, jackals, and the mysterious leopard which needs a sharp and trained eye to spot. Birds are abundant from aquatic to forest birds, with a bit of luck the so-called Big Five can be seen in the course of one day of game drives. 

Apart from animals the Crater to a larger number of bird species both aquatic and terrestrial birds. You will visit the hippo pool & a large but shallow alkaline lake on the Southwest corner of the crater frequently visited by some flocks of flamingos & hippos. Break for lunch & later drive to Simba public campsite at the Crater rim for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at Ngorongoro Wildcamp in the Crater rim. All meals included.

Best safaris & Zanzibar Beach day 6, after leisurely breakfast pack your stuff & take nice pictures before starting your way back to Arusha airport for your flight to Zanzibar at around noon. If you like you can visit some of the Masai market or curio shops on the way to Arusha. Breakfast & lunch are included.

 Arriving at Zanzibar airport, you will meet our representative who will transfer you to Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar on the North East of Zanzibar Island.

Overnight at Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar on the North East of the Island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Overnight at Serengeti heritage luxury tented Camp or the same private tented Camp Central Serengeti. All meals included.

Relax and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar, if you wish you can organize some water sports with the lodge. (Option) you can arrange a visit to the spice plantation and the stone town in one of these days or you can do the spice tour on your way to stone town on day 9, and may be the stone town tour on day 10 if you have late flight if you have late flight.


Overnight at Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar on the North East of the Island. Dinner and breakfast included.

On this day after breakfast you will depart for stone town en-route (Option) you can do the famous spice tour which include lunch (Zanzibar dishes cooked with spices) after tour you will drive to Tembo House Hotel in stone town. In the afternoon you can walk around stone town on your own or you can arrange a boat ride to Prison Island and come back during the sunset. See Zanzibar island tours

Overnight at Tembo House Hotel in Stone Town. Breakfast included.

Depending on your flight this day you can spend freely or departure, We provide for your transfer to Zanzibar Airport

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