Classic Tanzania - Small Group Tour

This safari combines some of the finest game viewing destinations in Tanzania – the World Heritage Sites of the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park, beautiful Tarangire, Lake Manyara and a stay on magical Zanzibar. The tour departs on set dates throughout the year and is escorted by a driver/guide (up to day 8). With a maximum of 7 people per vehicle, a window seat for all is guaranteed.

Day 1

Fly to Amsterdam (London and regional flights available) then onto Kilimanjaro Airport. Transfer on arrival to Arusha for an overnight stay at Lake Duluti Serena Lodge, or similar (with breakfast).

Day 2 

A morning to relax at your lodge before meeting with your driver/guide. Head off to Lake Manyara for an overnight stay at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, or similar (full board).

Days 3-4

Enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s smaller parks famed for the alkaline lake that attracts huge numbers of flamingos during the rainy season. After lunch, drive north west through the highlands and coffee plantations to the vast plains of the Serengeti. Stay in the park for 2 nights on safari, Serengeti Serena Lodge or similar (full board). Depending on the time of year you may witness the spectacle of the Great Migration and whe huge herds of wildebeest and zebra roam the plains.

Days 5-6

Drive to the Ngorongoro Crater for a 2 night stay at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or similar (full board). Here a tour highlight awaits, as you descend 2,000 feet into the crater for a day of game viewing on the crater floor, a diverse area with several distinct habitats from forests and swamps to lakes and open grassland.

Day 7

Drive to Tarangire National Park for an overnight stay at Tarangire Sopa Lodge (full board). Head into the park in the afternoon, in search of the large herds of elephants for which the park is renowned, and other game.

Days 8-12

Return to Arusha, leave your guide and fly to Zanzibar for 5 nights at Breezes Beach Club (half board). Relax and enjoy the Spice Island - watersports are available, including diving, as well as cultural tours to Stone Town, the spice market and Jozani Forest, where you may spot the red colobus monkeys.

Day 13

Fly to Nairobi for the overnight flight to Amsterdam.

Day 14 

Arrive back in the UK.

The itinerary can also be done as a private tour (with your own driver/guide) in accommodation of your choosing and tailored to your requirements.

Prices start from £3280 per person (based on 2 sharing)