“Everything” from the “Plains and the Bush” to the “Beaches of Zanzibar”
This tour is our “21 Day Special”, picking you up from Kilimanjaro international airport and transporting you to your first overnight accommodation in Arusha.
This will be followed by visits to no less six national parks or conservation areas with your final destination exploring the beautiful island of Zanzibar, famed
for its spices the stone town and its glistening white beaches.
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Day One – You will arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, we will then transport you to your overnight accommodation at the Ilboru Safari Lodge, in Arusha, approximately an hour’s drive from the airport. Firstly check-in, then you will be shown your room, freshen up and then enjoy your evening meal.
Day Two – After breakfast we will escort you into Arusha town, there you can stretch your legs, so a little shopping and possibly pop along to the bank so you can exchange or get some money. We will then go for some lunch at Salma’s restaurant, eventually returning back to Ilboru Safari Lodge for evening meal and a good night’s sleep.
Day Three – Once again after enjoying breakfast we will go along and visit our very own “Cultural Heritage” centre in Arusha. Cultural Heritage is a unique cultural centre, there they have curio shops, a jewellery boutique, a tanzanite and precious stone counter, a restaurant and an outstanding commercial art gallery. After our visit there we will again return to Ilboru Safari Lodge for our final evening meal here.
Day Four – After packing and having breakfast we will embark onto our next destination, Tarangire National Park, where we will have a full days game drive and lunch. We will then check into the Tarangire Safari Lodge, after freshening up we will then enjoy our evening meal in the restaurant.
Day Five – After breakfast and packing we will then leave to go onto the Ngorongoro Crater with a picnic lunch, there we will have a full day’s game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is world renowned for the highest concentration of animals and it is here where you get the greatest chance of spotting the Big five in one day. Among other animals we will hopefully see are Cheetahs, Zebras, Warthogs and Silverback Jackals. After the safari it’s onto Eileen’s Safari lodge in Karatu.
Day Six – After breakfast and packing we will then leave for Ndutu, this being in the South part of the Serengeti, we will be enjoying a game drive on route and hoping to snap up many more pictures of the wildlife, flora and fauna. After game drive journey we will be checking in at the Ndutu Safari Lodge for the next two nights.
Day Seven – After breakfast we will be leaving for Seronera in the Serengeti National Park here we will be on full days game drive. The park is known for its massive annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. Seeking new pasture, the herds move north from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains. Many cross the marshy western corridor’s crocodile-infested Grumeti River. After our game drive its back to Ndutu Safari Lodge for our evening meal.
Day Eight – After packing and breakfast we take a game drive onto Oldupai Gorge here we will have lunch. Olduvai Gorge, or Oldupai Gorge, in Tanzania is one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world where the earliest mankind remains were discovered here by Dr. Leaky, it has proven invaluable in furthering understanding of early human evolution. Afterwards we will drive onto Eileen’s Lodge to check in followed by evening meal.
Day Nine – Check out of Eileen’s Lodge and drive back to Arusha where we will once again we will check-in and stay at the Ilboru Safari Lodge and enjoy a well-earned evening meal.
Day Ten – Once again after packing and breakfast we are going onto Arusha National Park. Arusha National Park covers Mount Meru, a prominent volcano with an elevation of 4566 m, the park well known for its varied and spectacular landscapes in three distinct areas, here we will be on a full days game drive afterwards retiring for the evening at our very own Mrefu Mountain Lodge.
Day Eleven – After breakfast we will be going along to Marangu at the base of Kilimanjaro for walks and also go up to Kilimanjaro gate, then back to Mrefu Farm House for a walk around the farm.
Day Twelve – After breakfast we will embark on some cultural walks, visiting Chagga tribe culture, we will also visit the Black Smith, go along and see how the Banana Beer, a local brew is produced. We will also visit the Underground Caves the Chagga people used, to hide during Chagga and Maasai tribal wars, or we could hike to first hut Mandara station. Then it’s back to Mrefu Farm House for evening meal.
Day Thirteen – Once again after packing and breakfast and with a packed picnic lunch will travel onto Mkomazi National Park, on arrival enjoying a full day game drive, the Mkomazi National Park is a magnificent, 3,500 square kilometre national park remote and initially inaccessible, and it was established in 1951. After our game drive we will make our way to Mkomazi Babu`s Camp and evening meal.
Day Fourteen – After breakfast and packing we will make our way to Saadani National park where the beach meets the bush near Pangani along the coast. Overnight at Tent With A View, lodge.
Day Fifteen – We will continue to explore Saadani National Park, this park is Tanzania’s 13th National Park. We will be able to view animals basking along the Indian Ocean shores. It has an area of 1062 km2 and was officially gazetted in 2005, from a game reserve which had existed from 1969. Overnight at Tent With A View, lodge.
Day Sixteen – After breakfast we will drive to Pangani beach where we will be staying at the Emayani Beach Lodge Pangani.
Day Seventeen – Today we will have a tour of Pangani, also indulge ourselves in either some swimming, snorkelling and maybe some boat rides. Once again staying Emayani Beach Lodge Pangani.
Day Eighteen – After breakfast and packing we will make our way to the sea for a speed boat trip to Zanzibar’s NW coast. After a fun filled day we then check-into the Zanzibar Hotel.
Day Nineteen – Continuation of our tour in around Zanzibar, again staying at the Zanzibar Hotel.
Day Twenty – Spice tour on route to Stone town, overnight the Chavda, BB.
Day Twenty One – Late afternoon flight to Arusha, there we will overnight at the Ilboru Safari Lodge.
Day Twenty Two – Final visit to Arusha for some shopping, relax, head out to the airport for the evening Kilimanjaro flight.