Our Family Bush & Beach safari offers moments of delight for family members of all ages! With our own families in mind, we have designed the ideal holiday for you and yours. The excitement of the adventure is truly shared, allowing parents, grandparents and children to treasure memories forever after. Every Tanzanian safari is different; each wildlife moment is distinct; each beach unique - even grandparents cannot have seen it all before. This itinerary brings the best of bush and beach together, doing the same for your family!
Day 1: Arrival
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) you will be met and transferred to Moshi/Arusha to recover from your journey.
Days 2 & 3: Tarangire National Park
This morning you will travel to Tarangire National Park, taking approximately 3-4 hours. Tarangire is sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephants. Enjoy your afternoon game drive.
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park & Ngorongoro Conservation Area
This morning, after breakfast, you will travel for approximately one hour to Lake Manyara National Park. Spend the afternoon on a game drive in Manyara, described as one of the hidden gems of Tanzania. This park is famous for its tree climbing lions and large herds of elephant, which are not shy to come straight up to the vehicle. After your game drive, travel the short distance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, taking approximately 2 hours.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Today you will journey into the heart of this wonderous crater. Spend the full day within the crater floor. Ngorongoro Crater is unique in that almost all the wildlife lives within the crater walls; hence you have the opportunity to find game easily. Rhino are seen regularly, as well as prides of lion and other predators like cheetah. Enjoy lunch by the hippo pond.
Days 6 & 7: Serengeti National Park
Begin your journey from Ngorongoro to Serengeti, taking approximately four hours, with the opportunity to stop at Olduvai Gorge on the way. This is one of the most amazing archeological sites in the world. Serengeti is home to millions of wildebeest during the migration and over the huge flat plains you are likely to find lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena and many other small predators. Your guide will choose the best wildlife viewing locations for the time of year. Spend time at the hippo pool, watching these enormous animals laze about in the cool water alongside the crocodiles, watch a lion stalking its prey or be staggered by the scale of the great wildebeest migration. Journey from wide, open plains to the kopjes, volcanic rocky outcrops that provide protection and shelter for a wide variety of animals. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide you with the ultimate in game viewing.
Days 8, 9, 10 & 11: Zanzibar
On the morning of day 8 you will be transferred to the Seronera airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar, flying via Arusha. Upon arrival at Zanzibar Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel to relax and soak up the sea air! You have four days to enjoy this beautiful island paradise. Enjoy activities such as snorkeling or scuba diving; exploring the history and architecture of Stone Town; kite-surfing; swimming with dolphins; a spice tour; dhow sailing or relaxing on the beach. Your Zanzibar extension can be as active or relaxing as you like. All activities can be arranged through your hotel at an extra cost.
Day 12: Departure
Today you will be transferred back to Zanzibar International Airport in time for your flight.
All game drives; vehicle; park entry fees; accommodation at lodges/tented camps/basic camping; English speaking driver/guide; all food; drinking water; 18% VAT tax; at least 1 pair of binoculars; accommodation in Moshi/Arusha; airport transfers; one-way flight from Tanzanian Mainland to Zanzibar & Zanzibar accommodation.
What’s Not Included?