It’s time to take your wanderlust to new heights with a 13-day Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach with a mid-range experience. A Wild Journey through Tanzania, Unraveling the Secrets of the Serengeti and Soaking up the Sun on Zanzibar’s Pristine Beaches. This tour will take you through an in-depth journey of this remarkable safari itinerary, combining the excitement of wildlife encounters with the tranquility of idyllic beaches.

What to Expect on 12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach

Tarangire National Park; Tarangire National Park is a unique and less crowded safari destination celebrated for its diverse wildlife, distinctive landscapes, and the presence of tree-climbing lions. The park’s beauty lies in its combination of scenic vistas, remarkable flora and fauna, and the opportunity for both wildlife and cultural encounters. A paradise for bird enthusiasts with over 500 bird species, including endemic and migratory birds.

Serengeti National Park; Witnessing the Great Wildebeest Migration is a truly remarkable experience. This annual event involves millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles migrating across the Serengeti and Maasai Mara ecosystems in search of fresh grazing grounds. The Serengeti is home to the Big Five – lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos, and rhinoceros. Safari-goers often have the chance to see all these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The Serengeti offers front-row seats to nature’s dramatic theater, where predators such as lions, cheetahs, and leopards hunt their prey. The vast grasslands provide excellent visibility for observing these thrilling interactions.

Ngorongoro Crater; A large, volcanic caldera formed millions of years ago, creating a unique and self-contained ecosystem. Ngorongoro Crater offers breathtaking views of the crater floor, characterized by grasslands, swamps, and a soda lake. Don’t forget the Big Five where Ngorongoro offers a high concentration of diverse wildlife, including the Big Five (lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos, and rhinoceros).

Lake Eyasi; Lake Eyasi is not only a geographical feature but also a cultural and ecological hub, offering visitors a chance to experience the traditional lifestyles of indigenous tribes and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. It’s an off-the-beaten-path destination that provides a unique perspective on both culture and nature in Tanzania.

Materuni Waterfall; Materuni Waterfall is a beautiful natural attraction located near the town of Moshi in northern Tanzania. l is not only a natural attraction but also a cultural experience, offering a combination of scenic beauty, a refreshing waterfall, and insights into the local Chaga culture and coffee production.

Kikuletwa Hotspring; Kikuletwa Hotsprings, also known as Chemka Hot Springs, is a natural hot spring oasis located in northern Tanzania.  Kikuletwa is known for its crystal-clear, turquoise blue water, sourced from underground hot springs. The water is mineral-rich and is believed by locals to have therapeutic properties.

Island of Zanzibar (Nungwi Paje and Stone Town); These three areas – Nungwi, Paje, and Stone Town – showcase the diverse attractions that Zanzibar has to offer, from pristine beaches and water sports to historical and cultural experiences. Visitors often explore multiple parts of the island to fully appreciate its unique blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage.

This 12-day itinerary provides a well-rounded experience, combining the best of Tanzania’s wildlife safari with the idyllic beaches of Zanzibar. It’s a journey that offers adventure, relaxation, and a deep connection to both nature and culture.


Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Our safari guide will pick you up at either Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer you to your lodge in Arusha. Your overnight stay will be at the lodge.

Dinner and Overnight stay at Lost In Africa Lodge


Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Early in the morning, you will be picked up from the lodge and start a beautiful journey of about 4 to 5 hours to Tarangire National Park while carrying lunch boxes. Tarangire National Park is well-known for its large elephant herds and diversity of landscapes. The landscapes you will see include seasonal swamps and savannas, with the Tarangire River winding its way through the parklands. You may see lions stalking their prey and/ or leopards relaxing in the trees above. Once the game drives are complete after sunset, we will drive you to the lodge to relax, have dinner, and stay overnight.

Dinner and accommodation at Farm of Dream


Day 3: Tarangire National Park to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, we will depart to Serengeti National Park, with packed lunches. via the beautiful high-lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Then head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park. The largest park in Tanzania with an area of ​​more than 14,500 km2, is where we can find the BIG 5. The lion, the elephant, the leopard, the black rhinoceros, and the buffalo. While passing through the Ngorongoro region, we will visit a Maasai boma. There we can have contact with the largest and best-known tribe in Tanzania. The Maasai. We will be able to see their dances and the way they live, you will arrive in Serengeti in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park.

Dinner and overnight at Nasikia Tented Camp/ Thorn Tree Lodge


Day 4: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, we got up very early to look for the perfect spot to appreciate an African sunrise on the plains of Serengeti Park in the company of a good coffee from the region. We will enjoy a full-day game drive inside Serengeti Park for the whole day. Today will do a game drive for the Big Five searching. Expect to see and learn a lot about animals and their behavior. Stop for lunch in the middle of the wilderness and then continue with the tour. Later in the evening, you’ll then proceed to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Nasikia Tented Camp/ Thorn Tree Lodge


Day 5: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Eyasi

After an early breakfast, you will do a morning game drive in Central Serengeti National Park on route heading to Ngorongoro Crater. This crater is the largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera in the world. This was formed when a large volcano exploded and collapsed in on itself about three billion years ago. Then you will drive down the steep and narrow road that takes you into the crater. Here the wildlife is just breathtaking and with a little luck you can observe the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard in just a few hours. After a morning dedicated to game viewing and a picnic lunch at the hippo pool and once our tour is finished, we will continue on our way to our accommodation at Lake Eyasi.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge


Day 6: Lake Eyasi to Moshi

This morning we will leave very early before dawn, heading to meet the Hadzabe tribe. The only tribe that is allowed to hunt in the territory of Tanzania. We will have the whole morning to get to know their culture and learn about their customs. Enjoy your Breakfast in the middle of the activity. We will later go to the accommodation to have lunch and collect our luggage.

In the afternoon we will meet the Datooga – Blacksmith tribe. We will be able to talk to them and understand the role of women in their society and their skill in the art of melting metal elements and turning them into jewelry and arrows that they exchange with the Hadzabe hunting tribe. Then we will go to the next destination: Moshi.

Dinner and accommodation at Dual Mountain View


Day 7: Materuni Waterfall and Coffee Experience

After Breakfast, we will take our transportation to Materuni. There we will take a short walk to the waterfall that bears his name and those who want to cool off in it will be able to do so. Although the water comes directly from the snowy peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. We will enjoy our local Lunch and continue and continue with our Coffee experience as Tanzania produces wonderful Arabica coffee.

Dinner and accommodation at Dual Mountain View  


Day 8: Kikuletwa Hot Springs to Stone Town in Zanzibar Island

After Breakfast in the morning, we will go to enjoy the Kikuletwa hot springs, better known as Chemka. It’s a natural-seeming pool with crystal clear and warm water from Mount Kilimanjaro. We will enjoy our Lunch and return to the accommodation. In the afternoon we will go to the airport to take the flight to the island of Zanzibar. Arrival at Stone Town for

Dinner and accommodation at Dhow Palace Hotel


Day 9: Zanzibar - Paje

After breakfast, we will do the spice tour, where we will learn about local fruits and spices from the island. Later we will go to Paje beach, located in the southeast of the island, and enjoy our Free afternoon resort along the beach.

Dinner and accommodation at Jabali Bungalows Lodge


Day 10: Paje - Zanzibar Island

On this day there will also be a Safari, but you will do it in the sea. We will sail in a traditional Dhow (boat) and explore the Menai Bay conservation area, where we will have the opportunity to snorkel in the Indian Sea. If we are lucky, we will be able to see dolphins in the wild, which are abundant in the area. Then we can go swimming at a secret beach in the middle of a mangrove lagoon. Later we will have a delicious lunch on a sandbank in the middle of the sea. A unique place to relax. Finally, we will go to the island of Kwale, where we can enjoy a refreshing drink or cocktail back to the hotel.

Dinner and accommodation at Jabali Bungalows Lodge


Day 11: Zanzibar Island - Nungwi

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Nungwi Beach. Enjoy your day off as well as Sunset on a traditional Dhow, during this trip we will listen to traditional music and enjoy drinks during the tour.

Dinner and accommodation at Mnarani Beach Cottage


Day 12: Paje - Nungwi (Zanzibar Island)

After Breakfast, you will be Transfer from Nungwi to Stone Town. Enjoy Lunch, a City tour of the historic center of Stone Town, and afternoon shopping. Back to the hotel.

Dinner and accommodation at Dhow Palace Hotel


Day 13: Travel Back Home

After Breakfast depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport and take your flight back home.

Options activities to add on

  • Balloon ride in Tarangire/Serengeti
  • Crater rim hike at Ngorongoro
  • Endoro Fall walk
  • Visit Masai boma

The Price Include

* 12 nights of accommodation in double or triple accommodation according to availability

* All food, from dinner on the day of arrival to breakfast on the day of departure

* English-speaking guide services throughout the tour

* Entrance fees to all parks mentioned in the itinerary.

* Internal flight Moshi – Zanzibar.

* Bottled water during the safari.

* All transfers, visits, and excursions according to the itinerary.

* Welcome kit We are travelers – Afromasai

*All taxes currently in effect.

* Advice on purchasing tickets to Tanzania

* Advice to process the visa for Tanzania

The Price Does Not Include

* Any international airfare

* Extra domestic flights to those stipulated within the plan

* Surcharges for extra baggage than allowed

* Visa fees

* Insurance for medical expenses of any nature

* Extra expenses such as drinks, laundry, telephone bills, among others

* Everything that is not mentioned in the tour specifications

* Tips for guides. Recommended 10 USD – 15 USD daily during the safari.

12 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach
Materuni Waterfall in 13 days tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach
Kukuletwa Hostsprings in 13 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach
Kukuletwa Hostsprings in 13 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach
Hungry Female lion in Serengeti National Park
Hyena in Serenegti National Park
Afro Masai Eastern Safaris in Tarangire National Park
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