Best of Tanzania and Zanzibar

10 days from £1,599

Colourful beaches at Kendwa, Zanzibar

10 days of African safaris, culture and beaches!

10 days of African safaris, culture and beaches!

Relax on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar
African Elephants in Ngorongoro Crater
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Delicious local fruit and vegetables in Tanzania

Trip Highlights

  • Explore an East African town that’s home to 120 tribes!
  • Make a difference at a community project that builds clean cookstoves
  • Discover wonderful wildlife in Serengeti National Park
  • Spend the night on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Wander the vibrant narrow streets of Stone Town, Zanzibar
  • Soak up the sun on glorious Zanzibarian beaches!

Trip Summary

Welcome to Tanzania, land of sunlit plains, diverse wildlife and epic safaris! Join this 10-day group tour and discover the magic of this incredible African country. Meet Maasai tribes in rural villages, and get up close to mighty wildebeest, wandering elephants and territorial lions during unforgettable game drives in Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. Then enjoy three blissful days on the beaches of Zanzibar! White sand, turquoise seas and an ultimate chill-out atmosphere…what more could you want?

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Trip Info

Day 1: Arusha. Touch down in Tanzania and make your way to your starting accommodation in Arusha. We’ll all meet properly at a welcome meeting tonight!Dinner included.

Day 2: Arusha/Mto wa Mbu. This morning we’ll leave Arusha behind and drive for about two hours to Mto wa Mbu, an East African town that is home to around 120 tribes. We’ll tour the village, wander the local market and see how huts are constructed, before enjoying an authentic lunch of meat and plantains. After lunch, we’ll carry onto a Maasai village and help a project that builds clean-burning stoves for local people. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 3: Mto wa Mbu/ Serengeti National Park. We’ll spend a full day driving across country to Serengeti National Park today, a stunning landscape full of wonderful wildlife and epic panoramic views. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park. A full day dedicated to the glorious Serengeti! Cameras and binoculars at the ready as we roll through the stunning scenery of the park and spot the impressive wildlife who roam the grasslands and gather at watering holes. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater. We’ll enjoy another safari as we make our way out of the Serengeti towards Ngorongoro Crater. Tonight, we’ll camp on the rim of this extraordinary crater, gazing out over lush green plains. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha. We rise early to discover the delights of the Ngorongoro Crater. Keep an eye out for zebras, warthogs, gazelles, lions and leopards. Tonight, we make camp and reflect on another wonderful day of wildlife. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 7: Arusha/Stone Town. Today, we leave the Tanzanian mainland behind and jump on a short 90-minute flight across to the island of Zanzibar. We’ll stay in Stone Town, a gorgeous maze of winding alleys and colourful markets. Hit the streets this afternoon and soak up the vibes of this vibrant place. Breakfast included. 

Day 8: Stone Town/Kendwa. We’ll leave the hustle and bustle of Stone Town today for the luxurious white sand beaches of Kendwa. Stretch out, relax and soak up the sun! Breakfast included.

Day 9: Kendwa. Slow down the pace and enjoy a full free day to make the most of glorious Kendwa. Breakfast included.

Day 10: Kendwa/Stone Town. Time to depart the beach paradise of Kendwa and head back to Stone Town. The tour ends on arrival, at around 2:30pm. Stick around for some independent travel time in Africa, or head to the airport and fly home!

Please note activities and itineraries are subject to change.

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Whats Included

  • 9 nights’ accommodation
  • Entrance and safari in Serengeti National park
  • Entrance and safari in Ngorongoro Crater
  • Visit to tribal village and clean stove project
  • Internal flight from Arusha to Zanzibar
  • Orientation walk in Stone Town
  • Beach time in Kendwa
  • All transport to included destinations
  • Camping equipment (ex. Sleeping bag and pillow)
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
  • 24-hour emergency support

What's Not Included

  • International flights
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport transfers
  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Some meals
  • Optional activities

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Accommodation & Meals

9 nights of accommodation are included on this tour. We will spend 6 nights camping and 3 nights in simple hotels. All camping equipment apart from a sleeping bag and pillow will be provided, including 2-person tents, camp mattresses and cooking equipment.

9 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners are included. You will need to purchase the rest of your meals yourself. We recommend budgeting between £90 and £120 to cover additional meals.

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Flights

This trip begins in Arusha on your programme start date (day 1 of the itinerary), nearest airport to Arusha is Kilimanjaro International Airport. There is an important welcome meeting at around 6pm on your start date so please ensure you arrive in plenty of time to join this. An airport transfer is not included but it is easy to arrange. The trip finishes in Stone Town, Zanzibar on your programme end date (day 10), if you plan to fly from Zanzibar on your programme end date then please arrange a flight that departs after 6pm on your progrmme end date. 

To arrange your flights, contact our fantastic flights team on 01892 277037 or email them at [email protected] They will be able to search for the best flight offers to your chosen destinations, so you can plan and organise your trip in one place. Just make sure you give them your full name, as stated in your passport, along with your chosen departure dates, return dates, and any other details you want to include.

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Eligibility & FAQ's

The minimum age for this trip is 18.

Travellers to Tanzania will need a visa. We recommend obtaining this visa in advance of travel, although you may purchase one when you arrive at Arusha Airport. A single entry allows you to stay in the country for up to three months. Before travelling to Tanzania, you must get a yellow fever vaccination. You will be required to show your Yellow Fever Certificate to immigration before entering the country. Please speak to your GP before you travel for up to date vaccination information.

How Many People Will Be In My Group?

Group sizes vary. The maximum group size will be 20 travellers

Is An Arrival Transfer Included?

An arrival transfer is not included but is easy to arrange. You can either book a transfer with the local team in Tanzania in advance of arrival, or get a taxi from the airport to your starting accommodation. A taxi will cost around TZS75, 000 (approx. £25).

What Are The Included Meals Like?

Included meals will be made from fresh local ingredients. Breakfasts will generally consist of cereal and bread. Depending on time, a warm breakfast may occasionally be prepared. Lunches will be sandwiches or salads, and evening meals will be hot local dishes.

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