11 days / 10 nights
Thursday 21st to Sunday 31st July 2016 [Please depart from your country origin on Wednesday 20th July 2016]
The package includes:
The package DOES NOT include international flights and VISA [prior application at local respective embassy is preferred but can be bought on arrival] but it does INCLUDE airport transfers and local transportation (4×4 & driver, mini-bus, and ferry-boat), 3* & 4* accommodation all the places of visit including the safari lodges with breakfast, and specific meals where stated in the itinerary, entrance fees to sites of interest mentioned in the itinerary below, and local professional qualified and registered guides. Sample itinerary (Subject to slight modifications). Each day there will be a brief for the day, spiritual reminders throughout the day with important historical facts and points by our guide and an evening summary.
Day 1: Arrive Kilimanjaro airport to Moshi
Arrival Kilimanjaro Airport, and transfer to Moshi for overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Day trip to Kilimanjaro then to Arusha
After breakfast, drive to Mountain Kilimanjaro for a half day trip tour (lunch boxes provided). Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. Visit historical caves, waterfalls and local villages. On your way to Arusha visit Mudio Muslim village in Machame area, pay a visit to Mudio Islamic School then proceed to Arusha for overnight stay at our safari lodge and dinner.
Day 3: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, depart Arusha with packed lunch for a full day game drive in Tarangire National Park, early evening drive to safari lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Karatu – Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, depart the safari lodge to go the Serengeti National Park with boxed lunch, drive via Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Game drive on our way to our tented camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park
A full day game drive in Serengeti National Park, with all meals and overnight at our tented camp.
Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater Tour
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Crater with packed lunch, descend into the crater some 600 meters to experience the true spirit of Africa, the Africa of bygone days when you explore the crater as permanent home of wildlife population, long regarded as Africa’s “Garden of Eden”. Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch in the heart of this ancient volcanic crater. In the evening drive Arusha for overnight stay at our safari lodge and dinner.
Day 7: Bus Transport to Dar Es Salaam
After breakfast, we will take the Kilimanjaro Luxury bus departing Arusha early morning to Dar Es Salaam. Upon arrival in Dar es salaam we will transfer to city hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: Dar es salaam to Zanzibar
After breakfast, we will be got to Dar Es Salaam Port and take Kilimanjaro luxury boats to Zanzibar. No lunch provided. Once in Zanzibar we will transfer to city hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 9: Zanzibar
Enjoy the full day Stone Town and Spice tour, no lunch provided. In the evening drive to Indian ocean view & beach for dinner and overnight stay at a beach resort hotel.
Day 10: Zanzibar
Enjoy the beauty of Zanzibar, breakfast and dinner only at beach resort hotel, no lunch provided.
Day 11: Zanzibar – Dar es salaam
After breakfast, transfer to Zanzibar Port, taking the boat back to Dar Es Salaam and then transfer to city hotel for lunch, then to Dar Es Salaam airport for your departure flight.
* Moshi – 1 night
* Arusha – 2 nights
* Tarangire National Park – 1 night
* Serengeti National Park – 2 night
* Dar Es Salaam – 1 night
* Zanzibar – 3 night
Overland journeys may be tiring and sometimes uncomfortable due to changes in altitude, temperature and humidity, therefore a basic level of fitness is required to fully benefit from this trip. Days will begin relatively early at around 8.00 am but exact times will be provided by our guide. Suitable places for lunch and dinner will be suggested by our guide, if not provided in itinerary.
Getting to Tanzania:
As flights to and from Tanzania are not included in the package, you are advised to book flights according to the dates advertised.
Destination: Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA)
Arrival Date: Thursday 21st to Sunday 31st July 2016 [Please depart from your country origin on Wednesday 20th July 2016]
Time: Any time in the afternoon
Departure Location: Julius Nyerere International Airport [DAR]
Departure Date: Sunday 31st July 2016
Time: Any time in very late afternoon or evening
Upon arrival to Tanzania our local operatives will take over all transportation within the country and Zanzibar, including to and from the airport.
Mixture of 3* and 4* star hotels / safari lodges in convenient locations will allow you to easily reach the most important attractions. Participants will typically spend 1-2 nights in each city or town.
Rooms: The standard is twin rooms (2 separate beds in a room) or 1 double bed for couples. Rooms include en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet, in most hotels.