Tanzania Mixed Expedition Tours – Safari and Beach

Summary:

Highlights Game Viewing in Ngorongoro, Serengeti NPs, Lake Trips and watersports Lake Victoria and Tanganyika, Chimpanzee Tracking in Gombe NP, Mahale Mountains NP and end off relaxing on Zanzibar Island.

Price: USD $6,481/person – 10% discount to be applied.

Discount Price: USD $5,833/person (discount price applies to a group of four people and above)

Customize: This package can be customized

Starting in: Tanzania

On-Route: Zanzibar

Ending in: Tanzania

Duration: 21 days

Persons: min (2)

Accommodation: Mixed

Game Parks: Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania) Serengeti NP (Tanzania) Gombe Stream NP (Tanzania) Mahale Mountains NP (Tanzania) Activities: Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Lake Cruise, Snorkeling, Water sports

TRIP SUMMARY:

This is a long tour which will take you to explore Ngorongoro and Serengeti parks for 4 nights, 2 nights, and north of Tanzania at Lake Victoria – Africa’s largest lake. Traveling further to the western zone for 10 nights exploring the world’s deepest Lake Tanganyika.

Chimps trekking in Gombe and Mahale parks. This tour is professionally well planed to give you enough time for rest and relaxation at the coastal beach resort in the spice Island of Zanzibar.You will enjoy and experience nature, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora on the natural areas.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro

In the morning at 0830hrs pick up from your hotel in Arusha and travel to Ngorongoro for lunch. After lunch we take a walking trip for about 3 – 4 km along one side of the Crater rim an armed ranger guide will be with you and enjoy the dramatic scenery of the Ngorongoro highlands. Dinner and overnight in Serena Lodge Sopa lodge Crater lodge Wildlife lodge.

Day 2: Crater Tour

Breakfast then descend into the Crater floor for both morning and afternoon game drives. All the BIG FIVE Rhino Lion Leopard ascend the Crater for dinner and overnight in Serena lodge, Sopa lodge, Wildlife lodge or Crater lodge. FB Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra Hippo Wildebeest Hyena and more…Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake Geese Storks, Vultures and more…Your lunch will be served in the picnic site at Ngoitoktok swamp – a Hippo pool. After lunch proceed with game viewing at 1645hrs.

Day 3: Ngorongoro – Serengeti N.P –

Breakfast in Ngorongoro then depart for Serengeti National Park with game drives enroute where by you will arrive in the lodge for hot lunch. After lunch it is optional where you will proceed with afternoon game drives in Serengeti on you will relax at leisure in the lodge waiting for dinner and overnight in Serena lodge, Sopa lodge, Wildlife lodge, Kirawira Tented Camp, Ndutu lodge or Migration Camp.

Day 4: Full day in Serengeti N.P

After breakfast then continues with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti national Park to have a look for lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. You will have all meals and overnight in the same lodge FB.

Day 5: Serengeti – Lake Victoria

Breakfast in your accommodation in Serengeti checkout and travel to Lake Victoria in Mwanza via western corridor of Serengeti Park and Ndabaka gate. You will have picnic lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight in Tilapia hotel FB.

Day 6: Lake Victoria

After breakfast spend full day in Mwanza exploring Lake Victoria the largest in Africa and the second largest fresh water lake in the world (after lake Superior in North America). Addition activities like snorkel, fishing, and boat cruise can be arranged. Lunch dinner and overnight in your hotel. FB

Day 7: Mwanza – Kigoma

Leave Mwanza after breakfast and travel thru typical African village to Kigoma for lunch, dinner and overnight at Hill top hotel FB. and nights in your camp. FB

Day 8 : Kigoma – Gombe Stream N.P

Breakfast in Kigoma followed by boat transfer to Gombe Stream National Park on Lake Tanganyika, the deepest lake in Africa. Afternoon rest and relax at leisure in the camp waiting for dinner and overnight FB.

Day 9 – 10: Chimpanzee Tracking in Gombe N.P

Two days in Gombe Steam National Park. Activities will include Chimpanzee tracking, hiking, swimming, snorkeling and also visit the site of Henry Stanley’s famous Dr. Livingston at Ujiji and if time allows visit dhow builder right at work. You will have all meals

Day 11: Gombe – Kigoma

Breakfast in Gombe Stream National Park then boat transfer back to Kigoma for lunch. Afternoon at leisure and you will have dinner and overnight in the same lodge FB.

Day 12: Kigoma – Mahale Mountains National Park

Wake up at 0550 hrs for early morning breakfast and to take the boat trip across Lake Tanganyika to Mahale Mountains National Park and arrive in time for lunch at the mid afternoon. Relax in the Camp waiting for dinner and overnight FB

Day 13-14: Chimpanzee Tracking in Mahale N.P

You will be tracking the Chimpanzees in these two days in this best park of the western of the country. The principal features of this park gives a sign of life to the visitors as it is so quiet here sounds of apes, birds and other animals like buffalo elephant, bush pig, giraffe, lion can be heard. Other activities will include boat expedition birding snorkeling also rest and relaxation on the soft sand beach of the Lake Tanganyika, Dhow trip and evening barbecue around the fireplace. Meals and overnights in your camp FB

Day 15: Mahale – Kigoma

Breakfast in your camp followed by boat or a flight back to Kigoma for lunch. Afternoon relax at leisure in the hotel waiting for dinner and overnight in Lake Tanganyika beach hotel Kigoma hill-top hotel. FB

Day 16: Kigoma – Dar es Salaam

After breakfast take a scheduled flight to Dar for lunch and there after lunch take a speed ferry from Dar to Zanzibar. On your arrival in Zanzibar meet at Zanzibar Sea Port and transfer to your hotel in Stone Town for your accommodation and meals booked on half board basis HB.

Day 17: Excursion in Zanzibar

Breakfast in your accommodation followed by morning Zanzibar historical Stone Town Tour and afternoon Spice Farm tour. You will have all meals and overnight in your accommodation in Town. HB

Day 18: Stone Town – East Coast Beach

Breakfast, then travel to the East Coast of Zanzibar where you will rest and relax at leisure on the white sand beach of the Coastal Resort booked on half board basis. HB.

Day 19 – 20: R & R

These days have a rest and relax at leisure on the white sand beach of the East Coastal Resort. You will have all meals and overnights in your Resort. HB

Day 21: Zanzibar – Home

Breakfast in your East Coastal Resort then transfer to Zanzibar Sea Port or Airport to connect your return journey back home.

End of Tour.

Price Includes:

All Park entrance fees

Accommodation based on 3 meals a day on Safari, and Half board in Zanzibar.

2 Town hotel transfers in Arusha,(if JRO airport $50)

Transport, Safari 4WD L/Cruiser/rover or Minibus

Driver guide, cook(if camping),allowances and salaries

Flight ticket-Mwanza-Kigoma and Kigoma – Zanzibar

Price Excludes:

All not mentioned on the plan.