15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday

15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday is your ultimate Tanzania safari package that you can book for an amazing safari experience and beach holiday. 15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday takes you on unforgettable Tanzania safari destinations including Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park and the much sought after Serengeti National Park. You shall enjoy a variety of activities while on this 15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday, including extensive game drives, walking safaris, beaches experience among so many others.

15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday starts in Arusha Tanzania and ends in Zanzibar. This 15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday can be customized to fit your schedule and budget, and also be booked for travel throughout the year. Book this 15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday for travel in the months of June to September for an opportunity to witness the great wildebeest migration in Serengeti National Park.

Summary Itinerary of 15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday

Day 1: Arrival

Day 2: Tarangire National Park Game Drive

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater Drive

Day 4: Drive to Serengeti National Park

Day 5&6: Full Day Serengeti National Park

15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday
Serengeti tours

Day 7: Drive to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 8: Canoeing, Walking Safari in Lake Manyara National Park

Day 9: Cycling Tour, Drive to Arusha, Fly to Zanzibar

Day 10: Day at Leisure

Day 11: Stone Town, Prison Island and Spice Tour

Day 12: Zanzibar Beach Experience

Day 13: Safari Blue Experience

Day 14: Zanzibar Beach Experience

Day 15: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Your guide will pick you up from the Kilimanjaro International Airport, upon your arrival. He will welcome you to Tanzania, and have a short briefing about the safari. You shall proceed to drive to your hotel, check in relax as you wait for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Tulia Boutique Hotel

Day 2: Tarangire National Park Game Drive

After having breakfast at your hotel in Arusha, you will be driven to Tarangire national park which is also found in the northern part of Tanzania. Tarangire national park is known for having large herds of elephants as well as ancient baobab trees.

You will have lunch and also engage in an afternoon game drive around Tarangire national park. During your game drive in the national park, you will search for wildlife species such as gazelles, impalas, zebras, waterbucks among others as well as the various bird species which this national park is known for. You will enjoy watching the sunset in the wilderness of the national park and your guide will drive you to your lodge for dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Karatu Tented Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater Drive

Breakfast will be served at your lodge as you prepare for your transfer to Ngorongoro conservation area. You will also have an optional stop at the Olduvai Gorge. After having your lunch, you will descend into the crater and you will visit Lake Magadi which is found in the center of the crater. You will engage in a game drive and also search for various wildlife species such as elephants, rhinos, buffalos, lions, leopards, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras as well as flamingos along the shores of Lake Magadi. As you enjoy the beautiful scenery of Ngorongoro, your guide will drive you to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Karatu Tented Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board

Lake Manyara national park
Ngorongoro Crater

Day 4: Drive to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast at your lodge, your guide will drive you to Serengeti national park which is also located in the northern part of Tanzania. You will enjoy searching wildlife species such as the big 5 (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos) during your safari in the national park, as well as chance to witness the great wildebeest migration. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation: Osinon Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 5 and 6: Full day in Serengeti National Park

You will start your day with breakfast at your lodge in Serengeti national park as you prepare for your morning game drive. You will also enjoy seeing a variety of wildlife species which are very active during the morning and can be seen grazing around the national park.

After your morning game drive, you will have lunch and later engage in another game drive and enjoy looking out for wildlife species grazing in the open savannah of Serengeti national park like elephants, giraffes, cheetahs, impalas, gazelles, buffalos, elands, antelopes, zebras, wildebeests, hippos among others. You will have dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation: Osinon Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 7: Drive to Lake Manyara National Park

You will have breakfast at your lodge and your guide will drive you to Lake Manyara national park. Lake Manyara national park is known for its tree climbing lions. You will also enjoy views of the rift valley escarpment during your safari in the national park.

You will have your lunch and later engage in a game drive and search for wildlife species such as giraffes, elephants, impalas, hippos among others. You will have dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Twiga Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 8: Canoeing, Walking Safari

After a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge on this 8th day of your 10 Days Best of Tanzania Safari, you shall head out for a canoeing safari on Lake Manyara, an alkaline lake that hosts large flocks of pink flamingos. Enjoy amazing views, as well as a number of aquatic animals and birds. Return to the lodge thereafter, relax by the pool as you wait for dinner and an overnight stay. 

Later in the evening, head out for a guided walking safari for an opportunity to see the wild game up front. Get up close with nature, animals and follow on foot the wild animals. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Twiga Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 9: Cycling Tour, Drive to Arusha, Fly to Zanzibar

Wake up to a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge, which you shall enjoy at leisure. Thereafter, you shall head out for a cycling tour through the banana plantations and local communities, giving you an opportunity to see the countryside of Tanzania. Proceed to drive to Arusha. You shall arrive in time to catch your flight to Zanzibar.

Upon your arrival at the airport, you shall be picked up by your guide in Zanzibar, and transferred to your hotel of stay. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel

Accommodation: Nungwi Dreams by Mantis

Day 10: Day at leisure

Wake up at leisure, and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at leisure at the hotel, take a swim, tour the hotel or simply read a book whilst enjoying amazing views of the Indian Ocean. Reminisce of your just concluded safari experience in mainland Tanzania.

Accommodation: Nungwi Dreams by Mantis

Day 11: Stone Town, Prison Island and Spice Tour

You will also take a private boat from Stone town to Changuu Island or Prison Island where you will enjoy seeing the Giant tortoises and during your tour of the island you will also enjoy snorkeling. You will take a boat back from Changuu Island back to Stone town. On this day you will also engage in a spice tour as you explore the plantations where you will see different exotic spices and also get to know the uses of the spices like cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg among others. After the spice tour, you will return to your hotel for dinner and to spend the night.

15 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Holiday
Stone Town

Accommodation: Nungwi Dreams by Mantis

Day 12: Zanzibar Beach Experience

You will have a day to relax at the white sand beaches of Zanzibar Island and enjoy views of the Indian Ocean.

Accommodation: Nungwi Dreams by Mantis

Day 13: Safari blue experience

You will enjoy the best boat tour on the island is which is a truly amazing experience sailing in the beautiful traditional Dhows. You will enjoy a boat ride, enjoy delicious buffet and drinks, fresh tropical fruits and snacks, snorkeling and also visit Menai Bay. After the experience, you will be driven back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Nungwi Dreams by Mantis

Day 14: Zanzibar Beach Experience

Spend the rest of the day at leisure, with an opportunity to explore the beach and relax as you look forward to your return home.

Accommodation: Nungwi Dreams by Mantis

Day 15: Departure

Your breakfast will be served at your hotel in Zanzibar as you prepare for your drive to the airport which will bring your safari to an end.

End of 15 Days Tanzania and Zanzibar Safari

Prices includes

  • Airport transfers
  • All activities as per itinerary
  • Hotel/lodge accommodation during the safari
  • 4×4 safari land cruiser
  • Professional safari and tour guide / driver
  • All national park fees
  • All meals on the safari
  • All game viewing activities specified
  • concession and crater fees
  • Flight from Arusha to Zanzibar
  • Activity fees in Zanzibar
  • Drinking water in a safari vehicle
  • Government taxes

Prices excludes

  • International Flights 
  • Items of personal nature
  • hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional and anything else not included in the itinerary
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