Tanzania Lodge Safari & Zanzibar Honeymoon
12 Days/11 Nights
For an unforgettable honeymoon experience this safari explores the pristine wilderness of Tanzania’s exciting game destinations coupled with a romantic beach break on the tropical island of Zanzibar.
- Tarangire National Park
- Ngorongoro Crater
- Ngorongoro Conservation Area
- Serengeti National Park
Safari at a Glance
Day 1: Arusha
Jambo!! Welcome to Tanzania! On arrival at Kilimanjaro or Arusha Airport you’ll be personally met and escorted by one of our guides to the The Arusha Hotel, in the heart of Tanzania’s safari centre, where you will spend the night. Take some time to soak in the busy and unique atmosphere of Arusha. Activities include sightseeing, visiting the local sights such as the Tanzanite Experience Museum or browsing the local shops and the arts and crafts market where you may purchase work from local artisans.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you will be greeted by one of the SafariHQ professional guides who will brief you on the activities of the day before heading off on the first day of your safari. After the briefing we will make our way to Tarangire National Park. This park has some one of the highest densities of elephants in Tanzania, and it’s sparse vegetation is dotted by baobab and acacia trees making it a beautifully unique landscape. The park owes its name to the perennial Tarangire River and photographic opportunities abound when the many mammals of the park make their way to the water to drink. You may be lucky enough to encounter a herd of elephants frolicking in the mud and coating themselves to protect their skin from the sun, or giraffes reaching high into the acacia trees for a feed. You will enjoy dinner and overnight accommodation at Tarangire River Camp.
Day 3: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, enjoy an adventure packed day of game driving in Tarangire National Park. Beside herds of elephants you can also expect to see zebra, eland, mongoose, giraffe, bushbuck, hartebeest, dik dik, impala, warthog, reedbuck. Many carnivores are abundant throughout the park such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and jackal. Retire to Tarangire River Camp to enjoy a sundowner while taking in the many colours of the setting sun over the Tarangire landscape.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
This morning you will enjoy a game drive through Tarangire National Park en-route to the picturesque Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views as we drive around the Ngorongoro Crater rim while game viewing. Your accommodation at Plantation Lodge is situated in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Today you will enjoy a full day of action packed game driving in the world famous Ngorongoro Crater. The Crater is a world heritage site and the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and is commonly referred to as the 8th wonder of the world. The 2,000 feet high walls of the approximately 10 mile wide crater create a natural amphitheatre for the densest populations of large animals anywhere in the world. It is a microcosm of the African safari experience and in one day it is possible to see a staggering array of wildlife including all the big carnivores. With abundant and easily accessible wildlife the Ngorongoro Crater is truly awe inspiring with a strikingly majestic and sublime landscape. You will return to your accommodation at Plantation Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 6: Serengeti National Park
Today, we will make our way to the world famous Serengeti National Park and your luxury accommodation for the next 2 nights at Soroi Serengeti. En-route we will visit a Maasai Boma, where you learn about their proud and fascinating culture. The Serengeti is characterised by spectacularly abundant concentrations of wildlife, stunningly beautiful landscapes and vast pristine areas make the Serengeti one of the most exciting parks to visit in Africa. Enjoy a sundowner before your evening meal at Soroi Serengeti.
Day 7: Serengeti National Park
Spend a full day exploring the vast Serengeti plains. You will rise early to enjoy an early morning game drive. At sunrise you may encounter animals grazing in the beautiful light of sunrise and predators may still be busy hunting before retiring to rest for the day. Sunrise on the Serengeti is not to be missed and extraordinary photographic opportunities will abound at this magical time of day. You have the option to return to your accommodation for a hot lunch or to opt for a packed lunch which can be enjoyed at one of the various picnic sites found in the Serengeti. After lunch you will continue on a game drive. Around the time of dusk be on the lookout for lion. Cheetah can also be spotted on the plains in the early morning and late afternoon when temperatures are not too high. They rely on daylight and speed to catch their prey. Hippo pods can be seen in the bigger pools and rivers while crocodiles can be seen sunning themselves on the riverbanks. You will return to Soroi Serengeti in time to enjoy a sundowner before your evening meal.
Day 8: Zanzibar
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Bilila Lodge before being driven to Seronera Airstrip for your connecting flight to Zanzibar. Enjoy the unique perspective of watching Africa’s wildlife from the sky as you depart for a relaxing beach break. Upon arrival in Zanzibar you will be transferred to you accommodation for the next 3 nights at Breezes Beach Club & Spa.
Days 9 - 11: Zanzibar
Day 12: Airport
- Prices are in $USD
- Prices are for twin share
- Airport transfer as per itinerary
- All meals & accommodation as per itinerary
- National Park and entry fees
- Transportation in 4×4 with safari driver/ guide
- Bottled water
What's Not Included?
- Flight from Serengeti to Zanzibar
- International flights into Kilimanjaro & out of Zanzibar
- Tips and gratuities
- Easter, Christmas & New Years supplements may apply