Discover Tanzania with Shemeji Safari
The best of northern parks in 6 days’ time! You'll be visiting Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park and the famous Ngorongoro Crater. Enjoy the beautiful landscape and great view of the animals as you do game drives around the parks. This itinerary offers a unique game drive and walking safari in the Ikona Wildlife Management Area! After the safari you will make your way to the tropical island of Zanzibar. Here you can relax at the beach, discover Stonetown and enjoy boat tours.
Day 1 - Tarangire National Park
Today your safari adventure begins! We pick you up from your hotel in or around Arusha. During the 2,5 hour drive you will enjoy the view of the beautiful nature, landscapes and local communities. We’ll do a full day game drive in Tarangire which is famous for its large numbers of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African Pythons. At the end of the day we go to Africa Safari Lake Manyara where you overnight in a furnished comfort safari tent with private bathroom.. First you can take a dive into the swimming pool!
Day 2 - Lake Manyara
Today we will go to Lake Manyara. This park is known for its breath taking panoramic views, waterfalls, babbling brooks with clear water and hot springs. We do a game drive in Lake Manyara all day and if you like to walk you can also book a 2 hour walking safari. On foot you can enjoy giraffes, buffalos and other animals from a good distance. In the afternoon we drive back to Africa Safari Lake Manyara where we spend the night.
Day 3 to 5 - Serengeti & Ikona Wildlife area
On day three we will head towards the Serengeti. After a few hour drive we will arrive at the Serengeti gate. After lunch we do a game drive all afternoon in this beautiful park. The Serengeti is known for its endless plains of savannah and forest landscapes. The park is famous for the migration involving about 1.5 million herbivores and followers. At the end of the day we arrive at Africa Safari Ikoma. Located between Serengeti Seronera, Grumeti and Ikorongo Game Reserves the location is perfect for exploring the Serengeti. It’s the perfect retreat for a relaxing moment watching birdlife or a herd of impala grazing quietly around the camp area or rather just relax while listening to the sounds of the African bush.
The next day we will start the day with a game drive in the Ikona Wildlife Management Area. This area supports a variety of wildlife across 242 square kilometres of pristine wilderness including herds of elephant, waterbuck, Black and White colobus monkeys, shy leopard and both the Greater and the Lesser Kudu. In the afternoon we will explore the area by foot with a ranger (walking safari) which will end with a sundowner. A unique experience! You
spend another night at Africa Safari Ikoma. The fifth day we spend one more day in Serengeti and late afternoon we head to Endoro lodge. Endoro is located on the edge of the Northern Ngorongoro Highland Forest Reserve, the Forest boasts of over one hundred bird species, as well as resident elephants, buffalo and baboon troops. Relax at the swimming pool with the sounds of nature in the background.
Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater
Today we wake up early in the morning and after breakfast we will drive into the amazing Ngorongoro crater. The Ngorongoro crater is the largest intact crater in the world. The crater life estimated 30,000 large mammals. Due to its natural borders, there is an abundance of wildlife throughout the conservation area which is home to the Big Five including the African Black Rhino as well as hyena, zebra and elephants to name a few. In the afternoon we drive back to Arusha where you overnight at Africa Safari Arusha hotel. The next day our driver will take you to the airport.
Day 7 - Stone Town / Shaba Boutique Hotel
When you arrive on Zanzibar our local staff will pick you up from the airport and bring you to the hotel. The first night you stay at Shaba Boutique Hotel which is located in a beautiful and characteristic building in the heart of the old centre of Stone Town. In the afternoon and/or the next morning you can explore Stone Town. Walk through the narrow streets and capture the feeling of the old colonial Arabic Architecture. You can visit former slave market, the Anglican Cathedral, the House of Wonders or the old Arab fort.
Day 8 to 11 - South-east ZZB / Reef & Beach Resort
The next day we will bring you to the beautiful Reef & Beach Resort which is located on the Southeastern coast of Zanzibar. Reef & Beach resort is a spacious holiday complex by the sea with over 600 metres of sea front. The beaches are pristine and the ocean is clear blue. It’s closely located to the reef and there is always a fresh breeze from the Indian Ocean, where you will be surrounded by the best service possible, in perfect harmony with nature. You can enjoy three nights at this beautiful resort on all-inclusive basis. On day 11 we will bring you back to Zanzibar airport for your departure flight.
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