Tanzania is a blessed county in Africa, its bush and beach safari is exception African safaris. Most of our Tanzania safari & Zanzibar beach packages (bush and beach safari) are of Tanzania budget camping safari, Tanzania budget or luxury Tanzania lodge safari, Kilimanjaro climb safari & Zanzibar beach.
This Tanzania tour starts when we meet you at Kilimanjaro international airport or in any entry point and drive to your lodge in Arusha for briefing and overnight. Then after breakfast start your Tanzania safari with Kilimanjaro trek expedition & afterward fly to Zanzibar for beach holidays. The tour can combine the most remarkable cultural tour to either Lake Eyasi or Lake Natron & the walking safari if requested.
Bush and beach Zanzibar is the best choice for many holiday makers who are looking for pure nature in this part of Africa. This Tanzania safari tours takes you to the precious Northern Tanzania safari parks of Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater before flying from Arusha airport to the exotic islands of Zanzibar for beach extension.
Affordable Bush and beach Zanzibar package includes a number of remarkable days of wildlife safari in Northern Tanzania and more days of beach holidays in Zanzibar. This package fits friends, honeymooners, and family and can include luxury, mid-range or budget accommodation of lodges and tented camps during Tanzania safari and in Zanzibar a beach resort or boutique hotels.
The bush and beach Zanzibar safari package based on mid-range accommodation starts when we meet you at Kilimanjaro international airport and drive to your lodge in Arusha. At the lodge you will meet our safari manager for briefing, spend the rest of the day in your lodge, relaxing and enjoying the typical African weather. After breakfast at your lodge, you will meet your safari driver guide and drive to Tarangire National Park via Arusha town.
Experience the beautiful landscape & wildlife of East Africa including “The Wildebeest Migration”, the big 5 & the big cats. Visit Tarangire National Park with a large number of elephant populations & the 2 world heritage sites Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater. Enjoy the authentic interaction as you visit one of the Masai villages at Ngorongoro highlands.
Transportation during the safari will be a modified 4 x 4 safari Land Cruiser with photographic roof thatch to ensure great picture at any angle (window seat for everybody). The jeep will be driven by a profession local safari drive guide who will spot all animals that you have dreamt about; he will also take you to the areas that will leave you breathless with wonder & excitement. Accommodation will be a nice mid-range lodges & tented camps during the safari & for Zanzibar is a beach hotel & a hotel in Stone town.
After breakfast you will leave for Tarangire National Park. The driving is via Arusha city where you can still do any last-minute purchase, leaving Arusha city you will drive along Masai steppe & across few villages before reaching Tarangire gate. After check in you will start the game drive right away, the park runs along the lines of Tarangire River and is made up of low-lying hills dominated by scattered acacia woodland and huge African baobab trees.
Tarangire River and the swamp on the southeast are the main water sources in the entire park and they act as refugee place for wild animals during the dry season. Tarangire is reputed for its large number of elephants found nowhere else in Africa, the rare species of Great Kudu, fringed-eared Oryx as well as the Ash stalling are inhabiting the park.
Apart from elephant you may expect to sport herds of buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippos and others, predators like lion, cheetahs, hyena, jackal & the illusive leopard can also be seen. Tarangire is among the paces with high number of bird species, over 400 species of bird were recorded here which including the migratory birds. Later drive to your preferred tented camp for dinner and overnight.
The bush and beach safari on the next day takes you to Serengeti National Park; the drive is along the Great East African Rift Valley and up to Ngorongoro highlands. After check in at Ngorongoro gate you will proceed to the crater view point for some fine picture of the crater floor from the rim.
Then you will drive along the crater rim and down to the endless rolling plains of Serengeti, you will visit one of the Masai village where by some Masai warrior invites you & take you in and around their houses with some story of their nomadic life around this area, you will meet the kids and other members of the family & ask questions.
Later they will sing a farewell song which involves jumping high. Afterward proceed to Naabi Hills Gate for check in to Serengeti. After registration and other park formalities, start your game drives in the Serengeti. You can have your packed lunch at Naabi Hills gate or at the Kopjes (rocky outcropping) just some few steps from the gate. Spend the rest of the afternoon doing game drive searching for the world phenomena Wildebeest Migration. Later drive to the camp for dinner and overnight.
The next day is for searching for wildebeest Migration, A very much rewarding game drive in the Serengeti will start with the first sun rays at 06:30 with high possibility of spotting the cat family on the road as they will be avoiding the morning mist, you may also see other nocturnal predators coming back from their long night of hunting and other animal wake up ready to begin the new day.
Proceed to where the wildebeests are packed and spend as much time with the migration of herds, break for breakfast in the bush and proceed with your game drive, packed lunch can be served at Seronera visitors centre, after some rest, if you wish you can pay a short visit at the visitors Centre before embarking with your afternoon game drive. Wind up this day of your bush and beach trip by drive back to the camp during the sunset.
Depart for Ngorongoro and ascend 600 meters into the crater floor for a wonderful game drive, ascending is along the very stunning road. Ngorongoro Crater is referred by many as the 8th wonder of the world and the Eden of Africa where the Big Five which include buffalo, elephant, rhino, leopard and lion can be seen in the course of one day of game drive, other animal to be seen are eland, topi, zebra, warthog, wildebeest etc.
Another drow card in this picturesque crater is the dense number of predators which include lion, hyena, cheetahs, jackal and the ever illusive leopard that needs trained eyes to sport. You will also visit Lake Magadi the large but shallow alkaline Lake on the northwest corner of the crater frequently visited by flock of flamingos & hippos. Packed lunch will be served at the picnic site inside the Crater floor. Later afternoon drive to Marera Valley lodge in Karatu town for dinner & overnight.
Check out and drive back to Arusha airport to catch your flight to Zanzibar Island. On arrival at Zanzibar airport meet our representative and drive to Sunset hotel Zanzibar, at the hotel you will go through your bush beach Zanzibar safari program with our representative before he leaves you to enjoy the beach holidays.
Spend 3 days relaxing on Zanzibar beaches and if you wish you can engage yourself in some sea sports offered by the by your hotel. The bush and beach trip will take you to Stone Town en route you can do the famous spice tour guided by a very informative and knowledgeable guide. This experienced guide will sample some of the finest spices and herbs and explain on their uses in cooking, Cosmetics or medicinal.
You will then have a chance to test most of the tropical fruits growing on the Island depending on their season. Afterward proceed to the Stone Town and heck in at Tembo Hotel in Stone Town, spend the rest of afternoon touring around the historical Town of Zanzibar.