Explore the Multifaceted Tanzania

Tour Highlights

This tour allows you to experience the many sides of Tanzania. Starting with a cultural experience with the Hadzabi people, a trekking experience in Ngorongoro, a wildlife experience and end the trip relaxing on a beach in Zanzibar.

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Itinerary Details

Day 1
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, we are met by our driver guide for transfer to Kibo Palace Hotel for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel
Meal Plan: B B

Day 2
After breakfast, we drive to Lake Manyara National park for a game drive and have a picnic lunch en route. The park is famous for its tree climbing lions, elephants, flamingoes and giraffes. Late afternoon, drive to Lake Eyasi for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.
Meal Plan: B L D

Day 3
After an early breakfast, we search for a Hadzabe family, who will take us on a bow and arrow hunting expedition. The Hadzabe people are hunters and gatherers of not more than 500 people. Their click sounds language is related to that of the Bushmen in South Africa and their forefathers may have been the oldest inhabitants of the area. We witness their astonishing ability to track small game and hunt it down with their more than 2-meter-long bows. While they smoke their tubular stone pipes and make a fire to prepare a meal from their catch, we begin to appreciate the diversity of mankind. After lunch at the lake we visit a Datoga village. The Datoga are pastoralists and live close to the Hadzabe in the area. Later in the evening we drive to Endoro Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Endoro lodge
Meal Plan: B L D

Day 4
Today we hike to the Elephant Caves. On this two-hour hike through the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, we discover a magnificent waterfall and incredible “elephant caves” created by elephants digging up the earth to ingest the vitamin-rich soil. We may spot herds of buffalo, bushbuck, waterbuck and baboons, also attracted by the soil. After lunch we visit a Coffee farm for a tour. Dinner and overnight at Endoro lodge.

Accommodation: Endoro lodge
Meal Plan: B L D

Day 5
Today we visit one of the Wonders of the World – the Ngorongoro Crater. After breakfast we descend 600m into the crater for our game drive. We take along packed lunch boxes. We come across virtually all game that one can expect to see in East Africa. Ngorongoro is definitely nothing short of one of a “Wonders of the World”. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge
Meal Plan: B L D

Day 6
After breakfast we drive to Empakai Crater with lunch box. We explore the Crater floor with the ranger. The lake is a primary breeding ground for flamingos, the forest is full of birds, buffalo and hyena inhabit the plains, and there is a good chance of spotting a leopard in the early morning. In the afternoon we drive back to Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge
Meal Plan: D B

Day 7
TAfter breakfast, drive to Mto wa mbu town for Culture and walking activities, enjoy walking in local fields, learning different culture in this small town and enjoy the local food. Late afternoon drive to Moshi. Dinner and overnight at Aishi Hotel.

Accommodation: Aishi Hotel
Meal Plan: D B

Day 8
After breakfast we drive through the country side, start the trek along a small canal in the rainforest, passing rural farms en route and observing beautiful flowers, coffee plants and banana trees. The walk will take you to Materuni Falls. After local lunch, drive to Same. Dinner and overnight at Nzoroko Hotel.

Accommodation: Nzoroko Hotel
Meal Plan: B L D

Day 9
Early breakfast then with our packed lunch proceed to a full day game drive in Mkomazi National park. Most of the animals that we spot are endangered species, particularly the black rhino and wild dog along with several species of birds. After an exciting game viewing we drive to Lushoto, the gem of the Usambara Mountain range. Dinner and overnight at Irente Cliff.

Accommodation: Irente Cliff
Meal Plan: B L D

Day 10
Today we trek through the Usambara region. We hike along valleys and sloping hillside of the inner Usambara Mountain passing by the vegetable farms lined with eucalyptus and banana trees. The hike takes us to spectacular viewpoints, waterfalls and Magamba rainforest. Dinner and overnight at Irente Cliff.

Accommodation: Irente Cliff
Meal Plan: D B

Day 11
After breakfast, we drive to Tanga for lunch then early afternoon visit the Amboni caves. The caves have been formed naturally in the Tanga Limestone series which is of Jurassic period (about 150 million years ago). Late evening drive to Pangani, a small town located on the river of the same name. Pangani is rich in culture and history as it was one of the centers of the slave caravans during the slave trade years. Dinner and overnight at The Tides Lodge.

Accommodation: Tides Lodge
Meal Plan: D B

Day 12
Today we spend the mid-morning at leisure in the lodge, after lunch we drive to the airport for our flight to Zanzibar. On arrival at the airport, we are transferred to our hotel in Stone Town. Overnight at Tembo hotel.

Accommodation: Tembo Hotel
Meal Plan: B B

Day 13
After breakfast we depart for a guided tour of Stone Town. This tour commences with a visit to Zanzibar’s colorful market. Alive with the buzz of locals bartering fresh vegetables and baskets of tropical fruit, amongst the heady smell of Jack fruit (and many other exotic fruits) we continue on to the site of the cathedral built in 1874. The cathedral signifies a potent time in Zanzibar’s history and stands on the sight of a past slave market, its high altar standing on the exact site of the whipping post. Slavery was abolished in 1873 through a decree passed by the then current Sultan of Zanzibar. From here we visit the residence of the late Sultans of Zanzibar, ‘Tip Tip House’, the Old Fort, ‘Peoples Palace’ and the House of Wonders’, full of intrigue and vivid history from a bygone era. The tour ends with a stroll through the narrow streets of the old stone town, the heart of Zanzibar’s vivacious history with time for shopping. Lunch at a local restaurant. Late afternoon drive to Uroa Reach Resort for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Uroa Beach Resort
Meal Plan: D B

Day 14 & 15
The whole day will be spent relaxing at the beautiful beach. We enjoy laid-back beach life on this tropical Island. Dinner and overnight at Uroa Beach Resort.

Accommodation: Uroa Beach Resort
Meal Plan: D B

Day 16
Depending on our flight schedule we are transferred to the Zanzibar Airport for our departure flights.

  • Tour Days: 16
  • Price Guide:
    PRICE GUIDE 2020
    No of PeopleUSD $ - Per Person Sharing
    4pax and more$ 4,821/=
    3pax$ 5,229=
    2pax $ 6,045/=
    1 pax $ 8,492/=
  • Important:

    Included:

    • Meal plan as specified –BB (bed and Breakfast), HB (Half board; breakfast and dinner), FB (Full board; breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the hotels.
    • Airport transfers and safari on 4x4 vehicles
    • English speaking driver guides
    • Park Fees
    • Coffee tour
    • Elephant Caves
    • Coffee farm visit
    • Crater access fee
    • Empakai visit
    • Empakai Ranger
    • Escarpment walk in Mtu wa Mbu
    • Hike Lushoto
    • Amboni Caves visit
    • Stone Town Tour


    Excluded:

    - International arrival and departure
    - Drinks in hotels and lodges/ telephone/ laundry/visa fees/ tips

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