Tanzania safari - from north to west to east in 14 days
Safari means journey in Swahili. This is a journey from the north - Kilimanjaro; to the west - Serengeti and Lake Victoria; to the east - Zanzibar
Your Tanzania safari begins exploring the lush green Mt. Kilimanjaro foothills, with snow capped Mt. Kilimanjaro as your back-drop; journey westward to visit Lake Manyara; continue your safari to experience the wildlife spectacle within Ngorongoro Crater before crossing the famous Serengeti to watch big game (and small); continue west to reach the shores of Lake Victoria; changing wheels for wings, fly east to your final destination - historic Zanzibar Island and the white sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean.
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Accommodation: 4* / 5* Hotels, Beach Resorts and Safari Lodges
14 day (13 night) North West East safari:
Day 1: Arrive in Kilimanjaro airport, transfer to the hotel for overnight (dinner can be arranged on request)
Day 2: Spend your day with a Chagga guide exploring the lush vegetation of the Kilimanjaro foothills near to Marangu village. Experience the friendly Chagga community and climb down Njoro waterfalls. Dinner and overnight in Moshi.
Day 3: Your safari driver/guide will join you in the morning to begin the drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Arriving around lunch time, enjoy a picnic lunch before beginning your afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: After breakfast, descend the steep sided track to the floor of Ngorongoro Crater. On your morning game drive explore the vast crater while stopping to view the activities of the wildlife. After a picnic lunch, climb up the crater track to the lodge on the crater rim for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: After breakfast begin the journey across the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to reach the Serengeti in the early evening. The drive offers many opportunities for wildlife viewing en-route. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
Day 6: Taking a picnic lunch, this is a full day wildlife viewing and exploring different areas within the Serengeti. The game drive depends on the locations and activities of the wildlife. Early evening drive south to central Serengeti and the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Enjoy a full day game viewing within the Serengeti. The park is vast with many areas to explore. Your driver will brief you on the route for the day. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: An early start to the day with a dawn game drive, before returning to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast drive through the western corridor to leave the Serengeti. Continue driving west to reach the Lodge on the shores of Lake Victoria in the late afternoon. Relax before dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Spend your day relaxing or request one of the activities that are on offer at the Lodge (not included) e.g. canoe trip or motor boat cruise on the lake, mountain biking or bird walking.
Day 10: A morning taxi transfer from the Lodge to Mwanza airport to join an afternoon flight to Zanzibar. On arrival in Zanzibar airport transfer to your Zanzibar beach resort location.
Day 11 to Day 13: Zanzibar beach location
Day 14: Transfer to Zanzibar airport to join your international departure flight or transit flight to another airport.
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Page updated 14/06/13
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