TANZANIA KENYA ZANZIBAR VICTORIA FALLS SOUTH AFRICA GROUP HOLIDAY SAFARI

16 DAYS SAFARI TANZANIA ZANZIBAR AND VICTORIA FALLS

Day 1: Arusha
Arrival in nairobi or Kilimanjaro Airport Arusha.OR Arrival in Nairobi, board public shuttle bus to Arusha via Namanga border to arrive late evening. Overnight at Arusha McEllys hotel or similar.

Day 2: Manyara
After breakfast, pick up from your Arusha Hotel and thereafter depart for Lake Manyara National Park. The park is renowned for its bird life, which includes flamingos and Egyptian geese as well as its tree climbing lions. The park is small in size and the time you spend there will be sufficient to cover the park exhaustively. Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara hotel.

Day 3: Ngorongoro
After breakfast proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro Conservation Area's central feature is the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the largest intact caldera in the world and one of the
most spectacular sights in Africa. The Olduvai Gorge in the neighborhood is the site where some of Africa's oldest hominid fossils were found. The Crater has the most predator population in Africa.
Elephant, lion, zebra, wildebeest and a host of other resident animals are to be found here. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa lodge or similar.

Day 4: Serengeti
After breakfast leave for vast Serengeti National Park, Africa's most popular game reserve. There are an incredible number of animals in this vast game park. Wildebeest is most popular followed by zebras. Elephant is notably scarce. Cheetahs and the rest of the big cats are regularly sighted in the plains. The few remaining endangered black rhino are restricted at the Moru Koppies area. The park is also famous for the wild beast migration, often described as the most impressive spectacle in the world. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon proceed for a game drive. Dinner and overnight at the
Serengeti Sopa lodge/ Ikoma tented camp.
(Serengeti balloon will cost US$495 extra per person)

Day 5: Serengeti - Arusha
Very early in the morning, take game drives with spectacular view of the park before breakfast and after, leave for Arusha, lunch enroute or packed. Dinner and overnight at Arusha McEllys hotel or similar.

Day 6: Dar es salaam
Breakfast and transfer from Arusha to Dar by air. Dinner and overnight at hotel Southern Sun/ Coral beach/ Peacock or similar. BB. (3 star)

Day 7: Dar es salaam
Breakfast and spend the day at leisure in Dares salaam. Dinner and overnight at hotel Southern Sun/ Coral beach/ Peacock or similar. BB. (3 star)

Day 8: Zanzibar
Breakfast and leave for connection ferry from Dar to Zanzibar. Arrival in Zanzibar and transfer to Mnarani beach hotel/ Tembo hotel on overnight HB basis.

Day 9: Zanzibar
Breakfast and spend the day at Leisure exploring the beaches. If you're after a small, intimate and reasonably priced lodge on the quieter flank of the Nungwi Peninsula, Mnarani Beach Cottages hotel is a great option. There is a fantastic sandy beach where you can laze about on sun lounges
and develop that long-awaited golden tan. But the beach quality does vary according to the tides and time of year, so there may be times when you need to walk a short distance to the western side of the peninsula to find a better beach to swim. Overnight at Mnarani beach hotel on half
board basis.

Day 10: Zanzibar
Spend the day in Zanzibar relaxing on the beaches. Mtoni beach/ Mnarani beach hotel/ Tembo hotel on overnight HB basis.

Day 11: Zanzibar
Spend the day in Zanzibar relaxing on the beaches. Mtoni beach/ Mnarani beach hotel/ Tembo hotel on overnight HB basis.

Day 12: Zanzibar- SA
Breakfast and transfer to airport for your flight to Nairobi. Connect another flight from Nairobi airport for an afternoon flight to Johannesburg city. Transfer to Sandton and check in at Airport
Grand hotel for dinner and overnight or similar.

Day 13:
Early morning transfer to the OR Tambo International Airport for your flight to Vic Falls, Zimbabwe. On your arrival at Vic Falls Airport a representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.
Embark on a guided tour of the Victoria Falls. This is one of the most compelling sites in the world, cascading columns of sheer energy powers its way down a 100m chasm, taking your breath away, as you gaze in awe mesmerized by its strength and incredible beauty.

As you captivate this famous wonder you will be completely enthralled to see and feel “The Smoke that Thunders.” In the late afternoon take a Sunset cruise and experience the magical colors bursting in the sky creating “ natures’ own masterpiece”.

This is the only way to describe the African Sunset on the Mighty Zambezi. Cruise along the banks of the river, and view the spectacular scenery that is nature’s own sanctuary, and home to the “laughing hippos”, the “singing birds” and the “snapping crocodiles”, as you sip on your drink and indulge on mouth watering snacks. Enjoy the myths and legends as our guide shares stories of the local tribes.

Experience the Zambezi
River as David Livingstone did and travel through waters once journeyed by him on his way to the Victoria Falls. Observe the aquatic bird life and other resident or migratory species. You may be fortunate enough to witness the great African elephant swimming. Enjoy dinner and overnight at Ilala Lodge. B,D

DAY 14:
This morning after breakfast travel to the Gorge to embark on a full day of adventure. Regarded as the world’s greatest white water adventure, Rafting down The Mighty Zambezi is an experience to remember forever, feel the exhilaration and thrills of some of the biggest rapids in the world! Or try River boarding – take on the meanest Zambezi rapids with flippers and a boogie board: just you against the Zambezi.... are you up for it?

Challenge those huge rapids and yourself. Combined with rafting, River Boarding finds you in the best surfing spots on this magnificent river. After a wonderful day enjoy dinner at the Boma. This offers a unique African experience that bombards the senses with the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of Africa - together with the warmth and ospitality of Zimbabwe and its people. Overnight at Ilala Lodge. B, D

DAY 15:
Today view wildlife from another level, and ride the wilderness’ very own 4x4. These majestic creatures will take you through the bush and enable you to see game from another perspective at our very own Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve. Morning Elephant Interactive Safaris– allow you the opportunity to ride, learn about and interact with these majestic creatures, on a 55 – 60 minute Elephant experience. Morning safaris include breakfast. Later transfer to the Vic Falls Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Met on arrival at the OR Tambo International Airport and transfer to the Airport Grand Hotel. B, D

DAY 16
Early breakfast before check out at 08:00 and transfer to the OR Tambo International Airport for you flight to Nairobi departing at 11:00. Included: Transport in luxury vehicles, accommodation on a dinner, bed& breakfast basis throughout at the establishments mentioned (if available at time of booking). English speaking tour guide on tours and airport transfers. Entrance fees on the following tours: Guided tour of Vic Falls, Sunset Cruise, White Water Rafting and a morning Elephant Safari.
Excluded: International airfares, all airport taxes, Visas, travel insurance, single room supplement US$250, meals and entrance fees not mentioned and all items of a personal nature.

US$10 pr person river usage fee on the Sunset Cruise as well as the River Rafting – to be paid in person at check in on the day, Helicopter flight over Victoria Falls @US$135 per person. PRICE per person private safari US$8985 in lodges, star hotels and tented

camps. Minimum 4 people. NB: Departures are daily.

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