Bush and beach Zanzibar is the best choice for many holiday makers who are looking for pure nature in this part of Africa. This Tanzania safari tours takes you to our precious Northern Tanzania safari parks of Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater before flying from Arusha airport to the exotic islands of Zanzibar for beach extension.
Affordable Bush and beach Zanzibar package includes five remarkable days of wildlife safari in Northern Tanzania and six days of beach holidays in Zanzibar. This package fits friends, honeymooners, and family and can include luxury, mid-range or budget accommodation of lodges and tented camps during Tanzania safari and in Zanzibar a beach resort or boutique hotels.
Please feel free to contact our safari experts to get a package based on your ideas & budget, we have something for everyone!
Our bush and beach Zanzibar safari package based on mid-range accommodation starts when we meet you at Kilimanjaro international airport and drive to your lodge in Arusha. At the lodge you will meet our safari manager for briefing, spend the rest of the day in your lodge, relaxing and enjoying the typical African weather. After breakfast at your lodge you will meet your safari driver guide and drive to Tarangire National Park via Arusha town.
The Highlights of Bush and Beach Zanzibar 11 Days
Experience the beautiful landscape & wildlife of East Africa including “The Wildebeest Migration”, The big 5 & the big cats
Visit Tarangire National Park with a large number of elephant population & the 2 world heritage sites Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater
Enjoy the authentic interaction as you visit one of the Masai village at Ngorongoro highlands
Explore the exotic spice islands of Zanzibar & the historical Stone town while enjoying the warm water of Indian Ocean & the white sand beaches
Comfort & private – Transportation during the safari will be a modified 4 x 4 safari Land Cruiser with photographic roof thatch to ensure great picture at any angle (window seat for everybody). The jeep will be driven by a profession local safari drive guide who will spot all animals that you have dreamed about, he will also take you to the areas that will leave you breathless with wonder & excitement. Accommodation will be a nice mid-range lodges & tented camps during the safari & for Zanzibar is a beach hotel & a hotel in Stone town.
DESTINATION: Northern Tanzania & Zanzibar Beach
LOCATION: Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater & Zanzibar
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Yearly Around
Day 1: Arrival
On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport meet our representative and transfer to Planet lodge in Arusha, This charming lodge is placed at the suburb of Arusha town and it offer a stunning views of mount Meru and Kilimanjaro. Later meet our safari manager for detailed bush and beach Zanzibar safari briefing.
Overnight at Planet Lodge on full board basis
Day 2: Arusha -Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you will leave for Tarangire National Park. The driving is via Arusha city where you can still do any last minute purchase, leaving Arusha city you will drive along Masai steppe & across few villages before reaching Tarangire gate. After check in you will start the game drive right away, the park runs along the lines of Tarangire River and is made up of low lying hills dominated by scattered acacia woodland and huge African baobab trees.
Tarangire River and the swamp on the southeast are the main water sources in the entire park and they act as refugee place for wild animals during the dry season. Tarangire is reputed for its large number of elephant found nowhere else in Africa, the rare species of Great Kudu, fringed-eared Oryx as well as the Ash stalling are inhabit the park.
Apart from elephant you may expect to sport herds of buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippos and others, predators like lion, cheetahs, hyena, jackal & the illusive leopard can also be see. Tarangire is among the paces with high number of bird species, over 400 species of bird where recorded here which including the migratory birds. later drive to Sangaiwe Tented camp for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Sangaiwe Tented Camp on full board basis.
Day 3: Tarangire – Serengeti National Park
Our exceptional bush and beach Zanzibar on this day takes you Serengeti National Park, the drive is along the Great East African Rift Valley and up to Ngorongoro highlands. After check in at Ngorongoro gate you will proceed to the crater view point for some fine picture of the crater floor from the rim.
Then you will drive along the crater rim and down to the endless rolling plains of Serengeti, you will visit one of the Masai Village where by some Masai warrior invites you & take you in and around their houses with some story of their nomadic life around this area, you will meet the kids and other members of the family & ask questions.
Later they will sing a farewell song which involves jumping high. Afterward proceed to Naabi Hills Gate for check in to Serengeti. After registration and other park formalities, start your game drives in the Serengeti. You can have your packed lunch at Naabi Hills gate or at the Kopjes (rocky outcropping) just some few steps from the gate. Spend the rest of the afternoon doing game drive searching for the world phenomena Wildebeest Migration. later drive to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Serengeti Tortilis Camp on full board basis
Day 4: Full Day of Game drive in Serengeti
Depart the Camp with breakfast box and lunch box in searching for wildebeest Migration, A very much rewarding game drive in the Serengeti will start with the first sun rays at 06:30 with high possibility of spotting the cat family on the road as they will be avoiding the morning mist, you may also see other nocturnal predators coming back from their long night of hunting and other animal wake up ready to begin the new day.
Proceed to where the wildebeests are packed and spend as much time with the migration of herds, break for breakfast in the bush and proceed with your game drive, packed lunch can be served at Soronera visitors center, after some rest, if you wish you can pay a short visit at the visitors Center before embarking with your afternoon game drive. Wind up this day of your bush and beach Zanzibar trip by drive back to the camp during the sunset.
Overnight at Serengeti Tortilis Camp on full board basis
Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast your bush and beach Zanzibar safari will depart for Ngorongoro and ascend 600 meters into the crater floor for a wonderful game drive, ascending is along the very stunning road. Ngorongoro Crater is referred by many as the 8th wonder of the world and the Eden of Africa where the Big Five which include buffalo, elephant, rhino, leopard and lion can be seen in the course of one day of game drive, other animal to be seen are eland, topi, zebra, warthog, wildebeest etc.
Another drow card in this picturesque crater is the dense number of predators which include lion, hyena, cheetahs, jackal and the ever illusive leopard that needs trained eyes to sport. You will also visit Lake magadi the large but shallow alkaline Lake on the northwest corner of the crater frequently visited by flock of flamingos & hippos. Packed lunch will be served at the picnic site inside the Crater floor. Later afternoon drive to Marera Valley lodge in Karatu town for dinner & overnight.
Overnight at Marera Valley lodge in Karatu town on full board basis.
Day 6: Karatu – Arusha – Zanzibar
After leisurely breakfast, check out and drive and drive back to Arusha airport to catch your flight to Zanzibar Island. On arrival at Zanzibar airport meet our representative and drive to Sunset hotel Zanzibar, at the hotel you will go through your bush beach Zanzibar safari program with our representative before he leaves you to enjoy the beach holidays.
Overnight at Gold Zanzibar hotel in Northern of Zanzibar island on full board basis.
Day 7 to 9: Zanzibar Beach
Spend 3 days relaxing on Zanzibar beaches and if you wish you can engage yourself in some sea sports offered by the by your hotel.
Overnight at Gold Zanzibar hotel Zanzibar in North East of Zanzibar island on full board basis.
Day 10: Zanzibar Beach – Stone Town
On this day of your bush and beach Zanzibar trip we take you to our Stone Town (option) en route you can do the famous spice tour guided by a very informative and knowledgeable guide. This experienced guide will sample some of the finest spices and herbs and explain on their uses in cooking, Cosmetics or medicinal.
You will then have a chance to test most of the tropical fruits growing on the Island depending on their season. Afterward proceed to the Stone Town and heck in at Tembo Hotel in Stone Town, spend the rest of afternoon touring around the historical Town of Zanzibar. See about Zanzibar Island tours
Overnight at Tembo Hotel on full board basis
Day 11: Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, spend a morning at leisure and depending on your flight time we will take you to the airport for your departure flight back home. End of this affordable Bush and Beach safari and Zanzibar
We mostly advise your departure flight to be at Zanzibar airport however, if departing at other airport a domestic flight can be arranged at extra cost.
Regardless of your budget, our 11 days bush and beach Zanzibar safari program can be customized accordingly to meet your ideas and aspiration. For more information, clarification please contact our safari experts by Email and make your dream bush beach Zanzibar safari package.
All accommodation subjected to availability.
Prices Including VAT
- $ 2,988 per person when 2 persons travel together
- $ 2,721 per person when 3 persons travel together
- $ 2,588 per person when 4 persons travel together
- $ 2,455 per Person when 5 person travel together.
- Single Rom Supplement is $ 327
Private transfers in Arusha & Zanzibar
1 Night accommodation at Planet lodge in Arusha on B/B
5 Days 4 night private Tanzania mid-range lodge & camp safari
Transportation in a private 4×4 safari Land Cruiser with photographic roof thatch (window seat for everybody
Service of a professional English speaking safari driver guide
All Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
1.5 liter of Mineral water during game drives
All mentioned activities (Masai village visit)
All national park fees including VAT
Domestic flight Arusha to Zanzibar
4 Night accommodation at Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar on H/B (Sunshine Suite)
1 Night accommodation at Tembo House House in Zanzibar Stone town on BB ( Deluxe Suite Sea front Balcony)
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Tips/gratitude for safari driver guide & lodge staff (please tip separately)
Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
Travel insurance and medical evacuation cover