2 DAYS TANZANIA SAFARI AND 5 DAYS IN ZANZIBAR
ARRIVAL TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
On your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will meet our driver guide with a billboard written your group name on it; he will greet you, introduce himself, give you a briefing about Tanzania and then drive you toward Tarangire national park. This park is known as a Palace of Elephant where there is a possibility to see group of elephants in their family (herd) with different animals. The park has very huge baobab trees with different bird species an ideal place for bird lovers. Tarangire River become the most prey attraction especial dry season which give an easy way for predator to hunt hence easy photo taking during the process. During afternoon lunch box will be given and continue with game, at late evening you will be taken to the lodge for dinner and overnight
After breakfast early in the morning, you will meet driver guide to start a drive to Ngorongoro crater famous known as the hole of God with more than 600 meters height, 20 km diameters which cover a total area of 250 km2. It is called the hole of God because of its nature where it is in hole like structure with interaction of different animals’ migration. Within the crater you might see black rhino the most vulnerable animals in the world and other animals like elephant, lion and Buffalo. After you enjoy the crater at late evening you will ascend the crater and drive outside the crater to the hotel for diner and overnight.
FLY TO ZANZIBAR
You will be transferred to Arusha airport to take your flight to Zanzibar. Zanzibar is more famous as ”The Spice Island” due to its good smell of cloves which smells in the place. It is most attractive with comfortable beaches with good sunset view (The Best Recommended for Honeymooners, Wedding Anniversary and family). On arrival in Zanzibar you will meet our Zanzibar guide with a billboard written your group name on it, he will give you a short brief about Zanzibar their culture, tradition and norms and then he will drive you to the hotel for dinner and overnight and rest for next day Zanzibar experience.
ZANZIBAR STONE TOWN CITY TOUR AND SPICE TOUR
After breakfast you will have a city tour to experience local culture and life experience of Zanzibarian. Asian architectural building make the city more attractive, you will visiting Stone Town where you will enjoy traditional dances and songs, their life style and Asian architectural building will make your city tour perfect. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Stone Town referred to as Mji Mkongwe—the Swahili word for old town. It is a captivating labyrinth of narrow streets and winding alleyways. Lose yourself in the buzz of the bustling bazaars, and check out island’s unique architecture, which includes historical sites as old fort, House of wonder, Persian bath, Darajani market churches and mosques that date back as far as the early 1800s.
You will visit a spice plantation (cloves plantation) with spice tour guide who will give you some information about the crop. This is a cash crop Plantation mainly in Zanzibar and it is the one make whole city smelling romantic. Zanzibar is known for its spices, so no trip to this East African island is complete without embarking on one of the famous spice tours. Take a guided journey to some of the famous plantations that produce cloves, henna, rose apples, guava, cinnamon and vanilla. Learn about the medicinal purposes of potent herbs and how the history of the spice trade influenced the development of modern Zanzibar. In afternoon you will go back to your hotel for lunch. Local market and tradition will end up your day, and then in the late evening you will go back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
WHOLE DAY SAFARI BLUE IN ZANZIBAR
Morning after breakfast you will be taken to Fumba area where you will take a boat to enjoy the white sand beach, amazing Baobab trees, Mangrove and Blue lagoon. If you will be interested you will do snorkeling and play with fish and other marine organisms. Safari Blue is not just a full day excursion on locally made on a traditional sailing dhow with good food. Safari Blue Experience begins just 30 minutes from Stone Town and from Fumba Town where you set out on dhow to sea to the Menai Bay, scattered with isolated sandbanks, rugged island scenery, uninhabited Islets, pristine marine life and crystal-clear turquoise waters.
The tour in Zanzibar is one among the best sea adventures in the Zanzibar Island, as the dhow departs from the Fumba beach at 09:30am and we get back around 04:30pm, with your Safari Blue guide, you will explore the mangrove lagoon hidden inside the Kwale island, enjoy swimming, guided snorkeling in the beautiful clear waters with quality equipment provided, sunbath on the pristine sand bank enjoying the warmth tropical sun.
On Kwale Island restaurant you will be served Feast on delicious buffet including slipper lobster, grilled fish, calamari, chicken and rice, Spice Island tomato sauces with tropical fruits and soft drinks or local beer. Here is where you eat and drink as much as you like. Afterwards, you venture along the island trails to climb an impressive giant baobab tree.
In the afternoon you will get a hot lunch accompanied with seafood if you will be interested. You will use the whole day in the beach experiencing Zanzibar. In the late evening you will go back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
PRISON ISLAND IN ZANZIBAR (TURTLE SANCTUARY)
After breakfast you will go to visit Prison Island the place used by Arabians during Slavery period to block African slaves from escape before they are taken to Western countries and Europe, also you can see giant tortoise/ turtle and old buildings. Changuu Island was used as a penitentiary for rebel slaves by the sultans from the 1860s until the end of the slave trade. After which the British began building a prison on the island under the guidance of First Governor, Lloyd Matthews. This was completed in 1894. However, the ‘prison’ was only ever used as a quarantine center for possible yellow-fever victims, and even then was hardly used as that.
It is also home to a family of giant tortoises, imported from the Seychelles in the late 19th century. This island is ideal for a day-trip with refreshments available throughout the day. It also has a small restaurant where you can enjoy freshly caught fish. The island is a popular day-trip destination from Stone Town. About 20 minutes from the city by traditional Dhow sailing boat, the island offers excellent snorkeling, a beautiful and quiet white sandy beach for sun bathing and swimming, you will use the whole day here before you take your boat back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Zanzibar has got a beautiful white sand clean beach where you will enjoy sunrise and sunset at the beach with wind from the sea. You will stay at the beach the whole day memorizing you safari and looking the photo you took during the safari. According to the flight time of your international departure, you will be transferred to Kisauni Airport already to take your flight to your home country.