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10 Days Tanzania Family Safari & Zanzibar Beach Holiday

10 Days Tanzania Family Safari & Zanzibar Beach Holiday

10 Days Tanzania family safari and Zanzibar beach holiday specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. This unforgettable Tanzania safari packages will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, which once again features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild and unkempt beauty.

Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The size of the park makes it perfect for a one-day game drive and is notably famous for it’s tree-climbing lions.

This safari will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. Also the tour will take you to Ngorongoro Crater featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa .Finally this tour will lead you to Zanzibar -where you will be able to do more than 2 activities before you head back to your lovely country.

DAY 01: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha

Distance: 43 Km 
Time: 45 Minutes

Welcome to Tanzania. On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you’ll meet your company arranged driver who will transfer you to Arusha city to Mount Meru Hotel  for dinner and overnight. Our driver will display your group name on an signboard. These procedures ensure that you are picked up by the correct driver, rather than by some of the airport taxi drivers who are looking for business. You’ll get a chance for Safari briefing/introduction before your dinner.

  • Hours:45 Minutes
  • Meals: Dinner and Overnight.
  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 02: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park.

Distance: 124 Km 
Non – game viewing time: 2 hrs 

After tasty breakfast from your hotel the tour will departs to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world, also include Buffalo, Elephant Wildebeest, Zebra, Waterbuck, Warthog, Impala and also Manyara health population lion are famous for their tree-climbing antics.

Lake Manyara National Park has over 300 bird species including Eurasian migrant birds, acacia associated birds, raptors, and 3 endangered Tanzanian species: Rufous-tailed weaver, Ashy starlings and Black-collared Lovebird. The bush clups on the edge of the floodplain is occupied by groups of Long-tailed fiscal, the rare Pangani Long claw. The birds in the Lake Manyara forest are: Silvery-cheeked Hornbill, Narina Trogon, Crowned Hornbill, Schawlow’s Turaco, Emerald Cuckoo, Crowned Eagle and ground dwelling Crested Guinea fowl and many more can also be found in the Lake Manyara National Park. Late afternoon drive back to Karatu at Mount Meru Hotel for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide

DAY 03: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha to Zanzibar.

Distance: 145 Km
Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs

After an early breakfast with your picnic lunch box from your lodge, you’ll descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You’ll visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon after extensive game drive you’ll drive back to Arusha where you will board your local flight direct to Zanzibar.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Resort
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 04: Stone Town Tour

Stone town tour in Zanzibar is an outstanding private guided walking tour, start up from your hotel and return, it takes 4 hours walking tour whereby tourists will get opportunity to discover the historical sites and who are Zanzibar island people together with their daily activities. The tour can either commences at the house of wonders or near darajani city market and covers all the historical areas and monuments.

Historical sites:

With your guide will be taken to the house of wonders (beit-el-ajaab) which is nowadays known as the National Museum of Zanzibar (rebuilt 1883), the Arab fort which is also known as old fort, while you are passing along through bazaar streets you will go ahead towards the Feddie Mercury house, old slave market, various curio shops including the memories of Zanzibar, fruit market, spice market, etc.  Without forgetting the Zanzibar curved doors which are the ones that decorating the stone town,

This City tour is one among the hottest day tours in Zanzibar Island; it is the only opportunity to discover the history and dilapidated buildings, cosmopolitan people and shopping.


Most of the curio shops are based in stone town whereby gift and souvenirs are found, doing the stone town/ city tour is the only change to buy for your loved ones, things like art-works, Zanzibar chests, spice and sculptors and are awaiting for you. it is very too common for the tourists to bargain to almost half price,
big shops have price-mount while for the small and not much fashioned curio shops stand with less expensive items, crystal  jeweler and sparkling elections are found in big shops including the memories of Zanzibar,

Old slave market / Anglican Cathedral:

After disgusting and humiliation business (slave trade) abolished on 1873, this slavery compound was changed to religious and social welfare premises, school, hospital and church were built. And for the lucky slaves on that date were the freed. Later afternoon start to drive back to Zanzibar Beach Resort for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach ResortLuxury Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide

DAY 05: Sunset Dhow Cruise Tour

Sunset dhow cruise in Zanzibar is a wonderful romantic dhow cruise from Stone Town; you will start your journey in a traditional Arabian Dhow. We depart from forodhani garden on the seafront of Stone Town and sailing along the off-shores of the historical and fascinating coast while the sun sinks into the Indian Ocean starting to paint the town with its pastel amazing colors, tourists are taking the sea view passing around house of wonders, palace museum, old dispensary, custom house etc.

The buildings and the historical monuments will tell you why the town is called stone town, our crew will tell you some old Swahili tales, on the mid of your journey we shall give to you some snacks (Swahili chips, pastries ) and soft drinks, while you soak up the ambiance once enjoyed by Arabian Royalty. After you reach at mtoni marine you shall slowly start to get back and we arrive after sunset, this type of tour can be also organized in nungwi for the clients who are on the north coast. Early evening start drive back to Zanzibar Beach Resort for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Resort – Luxury Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide

DAY 06: Prison Island Tour

Prison island tour in Zanzibar is an half day tour, Prison island is also known as Changuu island, the name “prison island” came after this unique island being used by some sultans of Zanzibar to detain the recalcitrant slaves, it is found about 25 to 30 minutes boat ride (motorized) from the Stone town.

Swimming around Prison Island

While you are on this magnificent archipelago you’ll be able to swim around, the picturesque and turquoise waters can create the true color of the paradise, it is safe for all ages and with its white sandy beach many admire how beach-walk is lovely here.

Snorkeling at Prison Island

With its colorful schools of fish and outstanding coral reefs Prison Island has been known as one among the best destinations for snorkeling trips, tropical fish eg black snapper, orange lined triggerfish, spotted garfish, barracuda, longfin banner fish, emperor angelfish, rabbit fish, clown triggerfish, blue stripe.

Take pictures with Giant tortoises

Before you’ll have a delightful swimming, and the wonderful snorkeling, tourists can take a memorable pictures with the giant tortoises, most of these animals are 70 to over 100 hundreds years, with our trained guide, he will start by explaining what they like and dislike as the guidance in a particular area.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Resort – Luxury Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide

DAY 07: Culture Tour

Cultural tour in Zanzibar is an half day tour which starts from your hotel, You’ll ahead to the village of Kizimkazi, nungwi or Paje and Jambiani, visitors may expect to meet locals and have opportunity to see how they are doing their daily economic and social activities. As most of the villages in Zanzibar island are surrounded by the Indian Ocean and you must have to see the intermingled Afro-Asian culture and traditional,

In fishing villages women are cultivating seaweeds, searching for oyster-shells, while men are preparing for deep sea fishing, snorkeling and selling from what they gained from the sea and if you are lucky you may get opportunity to see the wedding ceremonies which are mostly done on Fridays.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Resort – Luxury Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide

DAY 08: Safari Blue Tour

Safari Blue Tour in Zanzibar is the Zanzibar number one full day trip, this is a sea adventure safari starts from Fumba fishing village, south west coast of the island, the major attraction is to swim, snorkeling, sea foods and sailing within the traditional dhow, the history of traditional dhow dated back to the 15th and 16th centuries, the ages of the monsoon winds and the Arab movements,

We inboard into sailing dhow at 9:00am ahead to sandbank for the relaxation, swimming and beach walking, Tourist will have great time to test the tropical sea foods including octopuscalamari, lobster, shrimps, shark, shell fish, tuna fish, barracuda etc.

Snorkeling is also the main activity, whereby tourist will be taken to the coral reef and the areas which are good and have colorful school of fish. After the lunch at Kwale Island, there will be a short tour to the ancient baobab tree which is said to have more than 200 years now, On our way back to the Fumba beach we shall again have opportunity to swim into the natural swimming pool near the Kwale Island,

We normally finish our tour around 4:20pm, and then drive back to Zanzibar Beach Resort for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Dinner and Overnight.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Resort – Luxury Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide

DAY 09: Relaxing on Zanzibar beach.

After breakfast from the hotel, depart from southern beach to enjoy and explore the Eastern beach of Bwejuu beach. This part of the coast features a magnificent white-sand beach which runs continuously for 20km, backed by stands of palm trees and fronted by a stunning coral lagoon with a fringing reef around 1km offshore. Enjoy sand and Sea the whole day at Bwejuu beach. While in the early evening you’ll go back to Zanzibar Beach Resort for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Resort – Luxury Hotel
  • Professional English speaking guide

DAY 10: Departure

Flight to Dar es Salaam international Airport:                

After breakfast your driver will transfer you to Zanzibar International Airport for your flight to Dar es Salaam International airport where you will board International flight for departure.

Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation before and during safari
  • Zanzibar Accessible Accommodation
  • Professional, English speaking guide
  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner – Half Board for Zanzibar
  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch & Dinner – Wildlife Safari
  • Mineral water
  • Airport Transfer to and from
  • Government tax
  • Swimming life jacket
  • Local flight
  • All park fees
  • Assistants

Tour Excludes:

  • Visa fees
  • International Flight
  • Tips to Driver/Guide 
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.

Lunch which will be served during tour from local restaurant – In Zanzibar

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