12 Day Mid Budget Family Safari

14 DAY TANZANIA FAMILY SAFARI


♦Trip Plan: Luxury Safari

♦Destinations: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Craater, Zanzibar Islands

♦Add-ons: Hot air Balloon ride($500/person)

♦Transport: 4X4 Extended Luxury Safari Jeep

♦Meal Plan: Full Board

♦Highlights: Game Drive, Historical; Cultural, Beach relaxation

♦Note: Children Under 15years receives 15% discount of adult rate

♦Note: A deposit of 30% is required to confirm the booking

Trip Overview

This epic family vacation is one of our most luxurious family safari. It offers a wide range of outdoor activities in some of the most spectacular settings in the Tanzania northern safari circuit. Explore, experience and discover the real Tanzania in the incomparable national parks, Glacier land and white sand beaches. Enjoy a half day trek trip on stunning Kilimanjaro mountain, stay overnight in unique luxury accommodations in a traditional African culture and enjoy the relax days to the white unspoiled beaches of Zanzibar islands see the wildebeest migration of Serengeti national park and tracing Big 5 in one day at Ngorongoro crater bizarre large Baobab trees as well as bigest herds of Elephant of  Tarangire National Park. This 14 day adventure will most certainly impress the whole family!

Your Guide who is fluent in English (Other language on request) enjoys answering the heap of questions children ask about things around them: animals, birds and plants and will assist the children to interact with the local children all to ensuring the children are never bored.

Let your tour leader take care of the details as you experience these powerful lands, shaped and formed by the forces of nature. This tour is inclusive with private airport pickup and drop off.


Arrival Day: Kilimanjaro international Airport or Namanga Border:

You’ll be met by our ground handling team at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to the MOUNT MERU HOTEL, after check in, we will sit on round table have a briefing about the trip ahead you, answer your questions and let you get to relax at pool.


Day 1: A Day Trip to Mount Kilimanjaro

In the morning at 0530am you will drive to Londrosi gate, there you will register your guide will pay your park fees. From the gate you will drive to Morom Beria gate 12km, your vehicle will park there and you will walk 1.5km to Shira one the base camp, from there you will view Kibo peak and Shira peak. In the rainforest you will see Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colobus monkeys. After lunch, hike back to park gate and drive back to Arusha and transferred to the MOUNT MERU HOTEL for dinner and overnight.


Day 2: Arusha - Tarangire National Park:

Tarangire National Park is one of the hidden jewels of Tanzania. This park measures 2,600 sq kms and boasts a concentration of wildlife second only to Ngorongoro Crater. It features an impressive amount and array of bird life and plant life.

In the morning, our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby, and then you will start your safari with a drive to the Tarangire National Park. The park is roughly the size of Luxemburg and covers an area of about 2,600 km². Bush Savannah, seasonal swamps and giant baobab trees make up the landscape of this nature reserve and the park is probably one of the best places in East Africa to see elephants. Not only are there thousands, but they are also relatively accustomed to vehicles so you will be able to get really close to them. Apart from elephants, the park is also home to Masai giraffes, various gazelles, antelopes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, baboons and more than 500 types of birds. After an extensive game drive you will leave the park in the afternoon and drive to TARANGIRE SAFARI LODGE OR SOPA LODGE for your overnight stay.


Day 3: Tarangire National Park - Lake Manyara National Park:

Located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views.

After breakfast you will travel from the Tarangire Area to the Lake Manyara National Park.The park is known for its over 400 bird species, primate-filled forests and grassy plains. A large area of the park is covered by the alkaline Lake Manyara, the seasonal breeding grounds for large colonies of flamingos and many more waterfowls. The park is also home to giraffes, hippos, wildebeests, impalas and groups of noisy monkeys and baboons. After an extensive game drive you will travel to the NGORONGORO FARM HOUSE or GIBBS FARM LODGE, where you will spend the night.


Day 4:Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park

Words cannot capture the vastness of the Serengeti. Its natural abundance of wildlife provides incredible game viewing. On the open, grassy savannah, antelope species include eland, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, topi and hartebeest. In the denser bush and acacia of the central Serengeti, leopard sightings are among the best in Africa, cheetah and lion are abundant. In the rivers, hippo and crocodile are plentiful.

After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gauge (Oldupai Gorge -originally misnamed Olduvai- is the most famous archaeological location in East Africa, and has become an essential visit for travelers to Ngorongoro or Serengeti. Then after you will head to Naabi gate where Drive will pay your park fees and stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) after lunch proceed in Serengeti park game drive on route.  Overnight at SERENGETI SOPA LODGE or SERENGETI SERENA HOTEL.


Day 5-6: Serengeti National Park Full Days:

The entire day is dedicated to game viewing in the Serengeti National Park, this park is famous for its migration of the wildebeest and it has got a lot wildlife abundance, the big cats such as Leopard, Cheetah and high concentration of lions and hyenas. Many other animals such as giraffe, zebra, impala, heart beast, buffalo, baboon and a lot more concentration of wildlife and bird species in the park..

The areas that you visit will depend upon where the migrating herds are. Predators usually follow closely behind the trekking animals and include lions, leopards (in the acacia trees) and cheetahs. During the short rainy season in November and December the herds move from the hills in the north to the plains in the south. During the longer rainy season from April to June they return up north. As the migration is completely dependent on the yearly rainfalls, the location of the herds may vary from year to year but your guide will know where to locate the animals and where to see them best. Every day later evening you will drive to SERENGETI SOPA LODGE or SERENGETI SERENA HOTEL for dinner and overnight.


Day 7: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area:

Early morning game drive at Serengeti. After breakfast will proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and go for an afternoon a Nature Walk (depending on weather conditions). Escorted by a ranger or Maasai Guide you follow animal paths through dense. North-East of the Ngorongoro Crater lies the Empakaai Crater, Empakaai is about 6000m wide and 300m high. Among other animals, you will see buffalo, bushbuck, a variety of antelope and blue monkeys. Birds are in abundance. A deep soda lake covers a large part of the crater floor. There is a track to the crater-floor and one around the rim of the crater. On a nice, clear day, one can see Mt. Oldonyo Lengai, Lake Natron and Mt. Kilimanjaro. The scenery is left to your imagination!! You will walk around the crater take some picture of the beauty crater with stunning views. There after you will ascend to the top where you will meet your driver and drive back NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE or NGORONGORO SERENA LODGE, from where you can witness the sun set over the crater.


Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater Full :

Often called the eighth wonder of the world, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania boasts a blend of landscapes, wildlife, people and archaeology that is unsurpassed in Africa.

After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro crater, descend the crater 2000ft deep for classic wildlife encounter, Breathtaking views of the crater and abundance wildlife viewing. Predators such as cheetah, lions, leopard, hyena and many other animals to be seen. Picnic lunch at Hippo Pool. Later evening drive to  NGORONGORO FARM HOUSE or GIBBS FARM LODGE, where you will spend the night for dinner and overnight.


Day 9: Transfer to Arusha airport for your trip to Zanzibar:

After breakfast your driver guide will drive you from the lodge to Arusha aiport where you will board on Precision air flight and fly to Zanzibar airport, On arrival you will be met by the driver and transferred to PARADISE BEACH RESORT. Arrival is in the late evening, spend the rest of the veining at leisure.


Day 10: Zanzibar Stone town tour

Your program starts with a morning visit by walk to our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People's Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar's bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless antique mosques among others.

In the evening, go for a Dhow Sunset Cruise tour and later come back to the hotel for your dinner and overnight at PARADISE BEACH RESORT.


Day 11:Zanzibar Spice Tour

After breakfast at the Dhow Palace Hotel, depart for a Spice Plantation tour and lunch there afterwards.

You will then be transferred to Zanzibar North-East Coast to Matemwe Beach village. Afternoon will be spent at leisure. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and overnight at MATEMWE BEACH HOTEL.


Day 12-13: Zanzibar north-east coast

Full days of leisure and relaxations at white sand beaches of Zanzibar north - east cost.  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and overnight at MATEMWE BEACH HOTEL.


Day 14: Flight to Dar es Salaam international Airport:

After breakfast you will drive and drop-off at Zanzibar International Airport for your flight to Dar es salaam International airport  where you will board International flight for departure.


 

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