Honeymoon / Beach Holiday Safari, Zanzibar – 11 Days
Day 1: Arrival
Our representative from Cheetah Trekking will pick you from the arrival point and then take you to the River trees Country Inn or Mountain Village Lodge. Dinner is included.
Day 2: Lake Manyara
After breakfast we depart for Lake Manyara. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many game animals such as buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo and others. Overnight at Manyara Serena Lodge at Lake Manyara. All meals included.
Day 3: Serengeti
After breakfast you start on your way to the Serengeti National Park. A picnic lunch will be provided. On the way you will stop at the Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries, contributing to the theory that human life originated in Africa.
After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) in Serengeti you will continue further into the park and go on a game drive. Overnight at Serengeti Serena. All meals included.
Day 4: Serengeti
You will have breakfast at the Lodge before we embark on an early morning game drive in the park. The Migration, consisting of around 2 million animals, is on the move all year round. Depending on the season you may see this impressive phenomena.
Naturally it also attracts a mass of predators and you may be able to see a band of lionesses gather for a hunt. You will return to your lodge for a sumptuous lunch to gather strength for the afternoon game drive. Overnight at Serengeti Serena in Serengeti. All meals included.
Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light. After breakfast continue game driving on your way to Naabi Hill Gate and towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
After lunch and some rest at your lodge you will go for an afternoon walking safari at the Northern Crater Rim of Ngorongoro Crater inhabited by buffaloes, elephants, baboons, monkeys and different species of birds. Escorted by an armed ranger you follow animal paths through dense bush. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. All meals included.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater – which is often described as one of the wonders of the world.
It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting.
As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2,000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species.
With a bit of lucky the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge at Ngorongoro or at a lodge at Karatu nearby. All meals are included.
Day 7: Arusha
After breakfast we will visit a Masai village at Ngorongoro, then proceed to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar. Overnight at Kasha Boutique Hotel, or Matemwe Beach Village (price difference!). Breakfast and dinner.
Day 10: Beach Resort Zanzibar
Relax and enjoy Zanzibar’s paradise beaches around your resort. Overnight at Kasha Boutique Hotel, or Matemwe Beach Village (price difference!). Breakfast and dinner.
Stone town and Spice Tour
On one of your beach days you will go on a guided tour. After breakfast transfer to Stone town for our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still.
With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort among’st others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar.
You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Afterwards you proceed to the famous Spice Plantations were we invite for an opulent lunch for you to taste the spices and fruits.
Afterwards you will do the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we take you back to your hotel.
Day 11: Departure,After enjoying your long honeymoon and fabulous days in Tanzania,you’ll get a transfer from the lodge to the airport ready to fly back home.