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Safari and Zanzibar

Did you know that safari means journey in Swahili?

So! A safari is a journey, and it doesn’t matter whether it’s to see wild animals on land or on the sea. Let yourself be carried away on this dream trip through Tanzania’s unforgettable landscapes, including its famous island of Zanzibar.

You will be dazzled by Tarangire Park, the immensity and animal life of the Serengeti and the mystique of the Ngorongoro Crater.

You can also add to this dream trip a hot air balloon ride in which you can spot various wild animals and fulfill yet another dream destination in Africa.

In addition, think of how wonderful it will be to dive into the blue sea in Zanzibar, go snorkeling or even watch the dolphins swimming alongside you!

Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? But it could be true!

Duration
Home
Grupo
Price
Flights

13 Days

14 February, 2024

12 – 18 people

2860€

980€

Moments of Travel
What is included
What is not included
Safari in Tarangire Park

 

Safari in the Serengeti

 

2 Nights in the Serengeti

 

Visit to the Ngorongoro Crater

 

1 Night by the Ngorongoro Crater

 

Visit Stone Town

 

Visit a spices farm

 

Prison Island tour

 

Stay in Nungwi Beach

 

Sea safari

 

The Rock and Blue Lagoon

 

Corals tour and Snorkeling

 

Domestic Flights

 

Transfers to and from the airport in Arusha and Zanzibar

 

Two nights’ accommodation in Arusha (before and after the safari)

 

Full-board accommodation during the Safari

 

Qualified and experienced driver/guide services

 

All park entrance fees, including government taxes

 

Blue Safari boat trip with lunch included full day

 

Extensive safaris in National Parks

 

Crater visit services

 

Transportation during visits

 

Entrances to Zanzibar

 

Half board in Zanzibar

 

1 Lunch at The Rock restaurant

 

Drinking water while traveling

 

Tour Leader accompaniment throughout the trip

 

Classic Plus Travel Insurance

 

Traveller medical appointment

 

International flights (we’ll help you buy them, if you wish)

 

Any service not specified as included

 

Personal expenses and tips

 

Safari in hot air ballon

 

Excess baggage or shipping costs

 

Toiletries and personal items

 

Drinks/refreshments

 

Visa

 

Optional Activities and Tours

 

Upgrade basic travel insurance

 

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Tanzania - Arusha

Arrival Day! You'll land at the airport and, weather permitting, you'll be able to see Kilimanjaro - Africa's highest mountain - in the distance. You'll travel about 45 km to the hotel where you'll spend the night. This day will be just to rest from the trip, get to know the city a little and prepare your mind for the great adventure that will begin the following day.

Day 2

Arusha - Tarangire National Park

After a lovely breakfast, we'll set off for Tarangire Park. On the way, we'll stop to buy some last-minute snacks, so now's the time to stock up on those cookies you just can't give up! We arrive in Tarangire and go on our first game drive (safari). It will be in the middle of this park, surrounded by nature, that we will have a nice picnic lunch together with other groups of different nationalities. Tarangire is known for its huge elephant population, as well as its imbondeiros. It has around 3,000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and around 3,300 zebras. In addition to all the other wild animals you can spot (lions, leopards, giraffes...). After the safari, we'll have a group dinner waiting for us. Enjoy this meal and rest up for the next big day!

Day 3

Serengeti

After breakfast, we set off for one of Africa's best-known and most coveted parks - the Serengeti. On the way, we will pass through the Ngorongoro reserve and the likelihood of seeing the crater is quite high. We'll keep an eye out for the dense green jungle, in the hope of being presented with some wild animal. We'll go on our safari after lunch, already inside the Serengeti, but always keep your eyes open, as there may be several surprises along the way!

Day 4

All day Safari in Serengeti

On this day, we will have the pleasure of watching the sunrise. Our safari will start very early in the morning and we will try to find the Big 5 at the beginning of the day. It's a day that promises plenty of animal watching and breathtaking landscapes. On this day, you can choose to take a hot air balloon ride! Believe! It will be an experience that will stay in your heart forever!

Day 5

Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater

Once again, we'll be waking up very early to follow the start of the animals' day. We'll still have a few hours of the day to see some species and break new ground in the Serengeti, but we'll have to hit the road in the direction of the Ngorongoro Crater! Did you know that Ngorongoro is nothing more or less than the crater of a volcano that died out thousands of years ago? We will arrive and spend the night near the crater. It will be here, in the middle of nature, that we will have our dinner.

Day 6

Cratera Ngorongoro - Arusha

After an early breakfast, we began our descent into the crater. It will be a mixture of emotions to set foot on what was once a volcano and is now home to thousands of different species. Here, we'll have the experience of a lifetime, as we feel what it's like to be in a crater surrounded by the local vegetation and with a considerable population of wild animals. After a visit of a few hours, we will return to Arusha where we will spend the night and where we can absorb all the experience of the last few days.

Day 7

Arusha - Stone Town (Zanzibar)

And we've reached the day of our journey to paradise. By now, you're probably in awe of the dream trip you've had so far! Today you'll reach the island that also looks like it came out of a dream! It will be a thrill to see the colors of the water in shades of blue. This day will be mainly for resting and the next day we'll start the great adventure around the island.

Day 8

Stone Town – Spice Farm e Prison Island

Walking day! We will visit Stone Town, the spice farm and Prison Island. On this small island, you'll have the chance to feed giant, centuries-old turtles. They were a gift from the president of the Seychelles and have lived on that small island ever since.

Day 9

Nungwi Beach

Today we will drive about 60 km to find one of the most beautiful beaches in Zanzibar. In Nungwi, the tides are not so variable and aggressive, so you can literally spend all day in the turquoise blue waters! Here, you can also take a ride in a transparent kayak and see the seabed from another perspective! We'll spend the day relaxing and enjoying the beach!

Day 10

Safari Blue

You'll spend the whole day at sea! Get ready, it's going to be incredible. We'll make several stops along the way, so you can swim, jump, snorkel, see the little fish and other sea species. At lunchtime, we'll have a feast full of goodies that you can enjoy to the sound of music. Here, you'll have other groups, so you'll be able to exchange experiences and meet even more people. At the end of the day, we'll head back to the hotel where we can relax and unwind from a busy day!

Day 11

Nungwi Beach

The activities are great, but the truth is that we also need a bit of rest. This will be a completely free day. Wake up at the time you want and relax on the beach, by the pool or wherever you prefer! There are also a number of activities you can do, you can talk to us in advance if you think resting all day isn't for you and you want to book some additional activities now!

Day 12

The Rock and Blue Lagoon

Day to go to sea again! Another snorkeling session to see one of the largest coral reefs around and an area full of starfish! Get ready for a dream trip! At the end of the day, we'll rest and have dinner together!

Day 13

Nungwi Beach - Return

Back home day! We'll go to the airport to catch the plane and it will be a moment to reflect on the whole incredible trip. The desire to book the next one is already there! What's your next destination?

Frequent Questions

What kind of accommodation am I staying in on this trip?

Accommodation on this trip is standard and we will sleep in hotels and lodges.

We use twin or double rooms (on request).

If you want a single room, you will have to pay a supplement.

Does Triskelion Expeditions handle the flights?

Yes, although we don’t include the cost of flights in the trip, we can also take care of them if you wish. All you have to do is tell us when you book.

We send you a quote with the price of the flights at the time and then you decide whether to buy with Triskelion, on your own or with another agency.

Are arrival and departure transfers included?

That’s right, transfers are included in the price of the trip.

There is one flight on the trip that is recommended for the group to arrive at the same time, so transfers are available according to the arrival time of this flight. If you opt for flights with a different arrival time, these are no longer included (in which case there is no refund of the transfer fee).

Where do I meet the leader?

The meeting with the leader takes place at the destination airport.

If I enrol alone, do I have to pay an individual supplement?

It is not compulsory, as we will group together those who sign up for a double room with a twin bed (where possible), by sex and order of registration, travellers who sign up for the trip alone. If the number of travellers is odd, the participant who is left alone will have to pay the respective single supplement.

If you want to stay in a single room, then you will have to pay the single supplement.

What documentation do I need to make this journey?

For this trip you will need to carry a passport valid for at least six months after the date of departure from the country.

An entry visa is required for Tanzania, which is not included in the price of the trip and can be obtained on arrival or online at the following link https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa/ (When applying for a visa online, it must be applied for no later than 3 weeks before the trip).

Can I arrive before and leave after the group?

Yes, if you want to arrive in Arusha before the group and leave after the end of the group trip, you can.

In that case, if you wish, we can book the accommodation for you, or you can choose to buy it without Triskelion Expeditions.

How are meals not included?

Meals that are not included can be taken as a group, in places recommended by the leader or local guides, or you can prefer to eat somewhere else that suits you better, with other people or on your own.

How can I pay for this trip?

A minimum payment of 35 per cent of the cost of the trip is required to confirm the booking.

The remaining amount must be paid at least 45 days before the start date of the trip.

The remaining value of the trip can be paid in instalments up to 45 days before the beginning of the trip.

There is no refund of the amount paid at the time of booking, after confirmation of the trip.

Can I cancel the trip?

You can cancel your trip up until the day we confirm it by email.

If you want to cancel the trip after it has been confirmed, you will incur costs that we have already paid for services to be used on the trip.

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