9-Day Tanzania Wilderness and Beach Holiday

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Blissful 9-Day Wilderness and Beach Holiday in Tanzania

Escape to paradise with a perfect blend of wilderness adventures and beach relaxation on this 9-day journey through Tanzania. Start your adventure in the heart of the African wilderness, exploring majestic waterfalls, diverse wildlife, and ancient craters. Then, unwind on the picturesque beaches of Zanzibar, savoring the tranquil ocean views and vibrant local culture. This itinerary offers the ultimate getaway to reward life’s troubles and create unforgettable memories.

Your Itinerary

Day to day

Day 1: Welcome to Tanzania

Welcome to Tanzania, the heart of Africa! Upon arrival at the airport, a skilled guide holding a personalized sign will greet you and usher you into the land of tranquility and discovery. Enjoy a seamless transfer to your hotel for a delightful stay and relaxation. Dinner will be served at your hotel.

Day 2: A Hike at Napuru Waterfalls

Begin your day in Arusha, often called the Geneva of Africa, with a breakfast featuring fresh Tanzanian coffee. Your guide will then take you to the base of Mount Meru, the country's second tallest mountain. Experience the thrill of hiking, zip-lining, and motor driving at Napuru waterfalls. After completing the necessary paperwork, embark on a hike to witness the majestic Napuru waterfalls and take in the breathtaking views. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Meru Camp and, if you desire, partake in additional activities before resting and anticipating tomorrow's adventures.

Day 3: Unveil the Origin of Life in Tarangire

Embark on an early morning drive through the Maasai Steppe Zone en route to Tarangire, the country's third-largest park renowned for its vast herds of African elephants and historic twin elephant births. Delve into the mysteries of giant baobab trees believed to be the origin of life. Tarangire's diverse vegetation offers an unparalleled experience for bird enthusiasts. Witness a variety of wildlife including antelopes, giraffes, warthogs, hyenas, buffalos, leopards, lions, cheetahs, and African wild cats. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst thrilling game drives before spending the night in Karatu.

Day 4: Explore the Ngorongoro Crater

Prepare for a chilly morning as you enjoy a hearty breakfast to fuel your day. Proceed to Loduare Gate and enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a historic site believed to have harbored early life. Descend into the ancient caldera, over a billion years old, now home to over 300 wildlife species including the endangered rhinoceros. Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes and enjoy lunch by a crater floor pool. Thrilling game drives await, promising unforgettable encounters with wildlife. Return to your lodge in Karatu for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5: Natron - Into the Northern Serengeti

Awaken to the remarkable Ramsar Site Lake Natron, renowned as one of the deadliest and saltiest lakes globally. Despite its lethal natron content, its glassy surfaces allure birds often ensnared and petrified. Despite its dangers, it's a breathtaking breeding ground for flamingos. Marvel at the scenic view of Oldonyo Lengai before escaping the heat as you journey to the legendary Serengeti, specifically the Northern Serengeti, for relaxation and an overnight stay.


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Day 5: An Encounter with Primitive Culture at Lake Eyasi

Civilization appears out of place in the remote Eyasi Region, where Lake Eyasi, nestled in the Rift Valley, is surrounded by enchanting alpine vegetation. Encounter the Datoga and Hadzabe tribes, offering a glimpse into their primitive culture through traditional hunting, fire-making, and the consumption of raw meat. Experience their unexpected family lifestyles firsthand. Enjoy a picnic lunch reminiscent of days gone by before retiring for the night in Karatu.

Day 6: Out and Away to Zanzibar

Drive to Arusha to catch your flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival on the Swahili Island, a transfer guide will be waiting to escort you to your beach hotel for a relaxing beach holiday. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at your beach hotel.

Days 7-8: Beach Holidays in Zanzibar

After the thrilling safari days, time at the picturesque beaches of Zanzibar is both reflective and overwhelming. Spend your mornings at the hotel area and beaches for leisurely strolls. Explore the local food markets to captivate your taste buds and, in the evening, enjoy a glass of wine while witnessing the beautiful island's sundowners. Relax and rejuvenate in the serene environment of Zanzibar.

Day 9: Departure

Day 9: Departure
"Every journey is like a book with a beginning and an end." After breakfast, pack up and bid farewell to your hosts. Head to the airport for your flight home. We hope you enjoyed your journey and look forward to welcoming you back. Karibu!


When we say we’re with you every step of the way, we mean it—every single step. From crafting the perfect itinerary to arranging seamless private transfers with our 4x4 Safari Jeep or by AIR, and ensuring a smooth passage through Customs, we're by your side 24/7. Ready to begin on the adventure of a lifetime? Contact our Travel Designers today to plan an unforgettable journey.