8-Day Serengeti Safaris & Zanzibar Extension

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8-Day  Serengeti Safaris & Zanzibar Extension This is one of our most popular tours as it allows you to spend a very reasonable amount of time in the Serengeti (2 nights) and still have the chance of exploring Ngorongoro and Manyara or Tarangire National Parks.

You can either do the tour by land (circle itinerary) or fly back from the Serengeti to remove the backtracking. plus the Serengeti safaris You shall relax and stay 3 days in Zanzibar Island, enjoying the beaches.

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Itinerary of 8 days serengeti safaris and zanzibar extension

 
DAY 1 : LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

Pickup from your hotel at 8am and start a beautiful journey across the Great Rift Valley for a full day game drive.

Although small in dimension (205 sq. miles), the park has breathtaking scenery and well famous for its lush acacia forest, giant figs and mahogany trees, as well as to a growing population of baboons and blue monkeys.

Permanent residents of this park also include giraffes, elephants, impalas and a huge amount of buffaloes. The lake is also home to a large number of hippos.

The landscapes of Lake Manyara are something that can not be described with words, and the game drives along the lake provide stunning photo opportunities of giraffes and buffaloes in the foreground and the lake in the background.

Some possible extra tours are possible, including a bike tour or a boat excursion. Afternoon return to the camp for dinner.

Possibility to upgrade your accommodation level.

NOTE: You can replace this park with Tarangire NP or add an extra day and visit both.

Main Destination:Lake Manyara National Park

Best Time to Visit: June to September (easier to spot animals)

High Season : July to March (Northern section gets crowded) Wildlife in Lake Manyara Np ElephantAbundant Giraffe Common Buffalo Common, Zebra Common, Wildebeest Common Hippo Common

Lion Occasional HyenaOccasional LeopardRare  Cheetah  Very Rare Wild Dog Very Rare White RhinoNone Black RhinoNone

Accommodation:Manyara Wildlife Safari CampMid-range tented camp located just outside Lake Manyara NPMeals & Drinks:All meals includedAll drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

DAY 2 : SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (Serengeti safaris)

After an early breakfast, depart towards the most famous National park in the World, the Serengeti for serengeti safaris. The driving itself, although long, is spectacular. This will be an unforgettable moment for anyone seeing it for the first time.

As you progress well into the Serengeti for Serengeti safaris, you will see why the name means, in local language, “endless plains”. The park has 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq. km) and for most of it, the plains will stretch to the horizon defying your senses and perception of distances.

It is the home of the Great Migration and to 2 million wildebeests, hundreds of thousands of zebras and all kinds of antelopes. As for Big Cats and large predators, it’s the place of choice to look out for lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, with many television scenes like the famous river crossings having been filmed in this park.

Possibility to downgrade or upgrade your accommodation level.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park for Serengeti safaris

Best Time to Visit: June to February (Areas are best at different times)

High Season: July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)

Serengeti safaris NP Elephant Common  Giraffe Common Lion :Common CheetahCommon Zebra Abundant Wildebeest Abundant Buffalo Common  Hippo Common Hyena Common Leopard Occasional Black RhinoVery Rare Wild DogRare White RhinoNone 

Accommodation: After the serengeti safaris we will overnight at Mbugani Tented CampMid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NPMeals & Drinks:All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 3 : SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK/ Serengeti Safaris

Full day Serengeti Safaris. We are completely flexible with your preferences and this day will be organized according to your wishes.

On every day of the safari, your guide will discuss with you the best timings for you, including the gamedrives and the wake up time.

For example, on this day, you could do a morning game drive, return to the camp for lunch and relaxation and finish with an afternoon game drive, or you could do a full day game drive with picnic lunch.

Possibility to downgrade or upgrade your accommodation level.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park (serengeti safaris) Accommodation: Mbugani Tented CampMid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NPMeals & Drinks:All meals  included All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Possibility to downgrade or upgrade your accommodation level.

Main Destination:Serengeti National Park (Serengeti safaris)

Best Time to Visit: June to February (Areas are best at different times)

High Season: July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)

Wildlife in Serengeti NP during serengeti safaris you’ll see, Elephant Common  Giraffe Common Lion :Common CheetahCommon Zebra Abundant Wildebeest Abundant Buffalo Common  Hippo Common Hyena Common Leopard Occasional Black RhinoVery Rare Wild DogRare White RhinoNone 

Accommodation:Mbugani Tented CampMid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NPMeals & Drinks:All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 4 : SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO

Full day Serengeti Safaris. We are completely flexible with your preferences and this day will be organized according to your wishes.

On every day of the safari, your guide will discuss with you the best timings for you, including the gamedrives and the wake up time.

For example, on this day, you could do a morning game drive, return to the camp for lunch and relaxation and finish with an afternoon game drive, or you could do a full day game drive with picnic lunch.

Possibility to downgrade or upgrade your accommodation level.

 

Accommodation:Rhino LodgeMid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro CraterMeals & Drinks:All meals includedAll drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

National Park Accommodation: Mbugani Tented CampMid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NPMeals & Drinks:All meals  included All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

DAY 5 : NGORONGORO CRATER TO ZANZIBAR

We will start the day very early and descend into the crater floor for an incredible morning of wildlife in one of the most stunning places on Earth.

After the game drive, there will be time for a picnic lunch near the beautiful hippo Lake. After lunch, we will have time for a short game drive and then ascend the crater and exit Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Then transfer to the airport and you will have a flight to Zanzibar around 4pm for three days of relaxation with amazing views.

Main Destination:Ngorongoro Crater Accommodation:Nungwi  Dreams Luxury hotel located in or near Zanzibar Meals & Drinks:Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 6-7 : ZANZIBAR

You can take some rest and enjoy this paradise made of beautiful beaches of white sand and turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. There is a possibility of extra activities such as a Day Tour in Stone Town (includes Old Town guided tour, Spice Tour )

Main Destination:Zanzibar Island (Beach)Accommodation:Nungwi DreamsLuxury hotel located in or near ZanzibarMeals & Drinks:Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

DAY 8 : ZANZIBAR

You can spend the last hours of your journey to relax. After you will have a transfer to Zanzibar airport for international flight.

Main Destination:Zanzibar Island (Beach)Accommodation:No accommodation (End of tour)Meals & Drinks:Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

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Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

FAQ

The food may not be sophisticated but benefits from the inclusion of fresh fruit and vegetables. You will find a largely vegetarian diet, although meat is available. The cuisine is largely based around beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, bananas, and rice.

 
 

Any time of year is a good time to travel in Rwanda. Rwanda is known as eternal spring. It maintains a relatively even temperature of about 76.3°F – 82°F/ 24.6°C – 27.6 °C. The hottest time of year is August through September. Evenings are often cool and refreshing and a sweater is suggested. There are two rainy seasons, March through May and October through December. The rainy season shows itself typically with a daily downpour mixed with sunshine. The annual rainfall averages 31.5 in/ 80 cm.

 

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