Tanzania Impressions - Private Holiday

Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Zanzibar Island
8 Nights/ 9 Days
From $2,645 inc: transfers & lodges

This safari and beach holiday suggested program is ideal for couples. Taking your spouse on an Africa safari is the perfect choice for a romantic holiday of a lifetime. The wild beauty of Tanzania’s Lake Manyara vast scenic landscape, the thrill of close-up encounters with the Big Five, the classic world charm and romance of a traditional safari camp deep in the Serengeti wilderness, exploring the mysterious Ngorongoro Crater and drifting away to the castaway tropical beach of Nungwi in Zanzibar combine to create a perfect romantic and rekindling experience.


Day 1: Lake Manyara National Park / Country Lodge (L, D)
Day 2: Serengeti National Park / Thorn Tree Camp (B,L,D)
Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater / Rhino Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 4: Zanzibar Island / Smiles Beach Hotel (B,L,D)
Day 5: Zanzibar Island / Smiles Beach Hotel (B,L,D)
Day 6: Zanzibar Island / Smiles Beach Hotel (B,L,D)
Day 7: Zanzibar Island / Smiles Beach Hotel (B,L,D)
Day 8: Zanzibar Island / Smiles Beach Hotel (B,L,D)
Day 9: Afternoon Zanzibar Airport Transfer (B)

Abbreviations: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Trip Includes

  • All transfers in Arusha and Zanzibar in private vehicle
  • Transportation while on safari in private safari-equipped 4-wheel-drive Toyota Land Cruiser
  • English-speaking driver guide
  • Meals and accommodations as described in the itinerary
  • All entrance fees and taxes
  • Bottled water, tea and coffee in the vehicle while on safari
  • Scheduled flight from Arusha to Zanzibar
Best for: First Time Visitor, Couples, Families
  • Description
  • Prices
  • Experiences

Safari Itinerary

Stay Route / Destination Meals/ Accommodation
1 Night

Road transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara NP for morning and afternoon unlimited game viewing.

Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Country Lodge. 

Country Lodge nestles in the heart of Tanzania’s rich and scenic highlands. Garden paths lead to 11 cottages which are surrounded by green lawns. The eleven cottages house 2 rooms each with king-sized and double rooms. The rooms are tastefully furnished with soft lighting, comfortable beds with nets and bedside tables and lamps. On chilly nights, you can request your room’s fireplace to be lit. An attractive, high ceiling bar, dining room, and lounge as well as outside seating on the garden lawns. Enjoy the delicious cuisine served by the staff three times daily with coffee and tea and light snacks available.

1 Night

Road transfer to Serengeti NP. Game viewing in the park

Breakfast at the lodge. Picnic lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at Thorn Tree Camp.

Thorn Tree Camp is located in the central Serengeti – Seronera Valley. The entire camp is powered by solar electricity and for running hot shower water. The property has 10 classic spacious safari tents with en-suite bathroom and an extended sitting area and also an outdoor veranda. In addition, each tent has, double, twin and triple beds, a wardrobe, writing desk, chairs and table plus free mineral drinking water and charging strip with universal plugs.  The common areas include a lounge tent with bar, dining tent with front verandah where dinners, breakfast and lunch meals and afternoon tea, coffee and cake are served.

1 Night

Early morning game viewing in the Serengeti park. Drive to Ngorongoro Crater.

Breakfast at the camp. Picnic lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at Rhino Lodge

Rhino Lodge is perched at Ngorongoro and transpires a homely feeling through its ambience setting and friendly team. The Rhino Lodge has 24 rooms with ensuite private bathroom showers, and separate flush toilet and verandah. In the bar/dining-room there are two large fires which are a natural focus where our guests like to meet and exchange stories of the day. The new extended wooden deck offers an incredible view point from where overlooking the forest and the roaming wildlife. Hot, tasty food is available from the buffet. And after dinner our Maasai staff may entertain you with some traditional dancing.

5 Nights

Enjoy a half day (5 hours) crater tour and transfer to Arusha Airport. Depart on scheduled Flight Link flight to Zanzibar 16.35h – 17.50h (baggage allowance including all hand luggage 20 kg). On arrival at Zanzibar International Airport meet and road transfer to Smiles Beach Hotel. Remainder of the afternoon at leisure to relax by the swimming pool or on the beach.

Breakfast at the lodge. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Mnarani Beach Cottages.

Full days at leisure to relax by the swimming pool or on the beach or enjoy the marine and land activities.

Lunch is not included. All Dinners and overnights at Smiles Beach Hotel.

Smiles Beach Hotel is found in the coastal fishing village of Nungwi, Zanzibar’s North Western coastline. Both Nungwi and the hotel boast the islands preferred white sands and crystalline waters for rejuvenation. All of the 16 rooms face the ocean, with only the tropical gardens and the beach separating guests from the azure waters. All of the rooms offer either a balcony or patio area allowing guests to relax and watch the ocean and admire the simply awe-inspiring sunsets. Enjoy Zanzibar style food featuring delicious local flavours and Zanzibar fruits and specialty coffee or chilled mocktails.

Day 9: Afternoon road transfer to the airport to catch your homebound flight.

Breakfast at the lodge.

Tanzania Impressions - Private Holiday: Prices

Destinations: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Zanzibar Island
Ground Transportation, Accommodations, Meals and Activities, Prices based on per person


January – December      NET PRICES

                                      PPS        SRS

01.07.18 – 31.10.18        2414       144

01.11.18 – 30.11.18        2393       138

01.12.18 – 21.12.18        2411       144

22.12.18 – 31.12.18        2462       156

01.01.19 – 31.01.19        2660       360

01.02.19 – 28.02.19        2645       354

01.03.19 – 31.03.19        2671       360

01.04.19 – 31.05.19        2659       357

01.06.19 – 30.06.19        2653       354

01.07.19 – 31.10.19        2674       360

01.11.19 – 30.11.19        2659       357

01.12.19 – 21.12.19        2671       360

22.12.19 – 31.12.19        2656       354

PPS = per person sharing; SRS = single room supplement

Experiences on Tanzania Impressions - Private Holiday

The unique Africa travel experiences are what remain memorable long after your safari. It’s about the amazing moment when you witness the Wildebeest Migration; it’s about the hour you gazed awe at a pride of lions; it’s about the few hours spent exploring the largest intact caldera that hosts a myriad of wildlife; it’s about the bountiful opportunities you get to capture the iconic landscapes, wildlife, and birdlife as well as the gracious people of Tanzania.

Tanzania Impressions - Private Holiday (Before Safari)

Pre-Tanzania Horizon extra night on full board at Karibu Heritage House with half day game drive and half day walking safari in Arusha NP in non-private (shared) vehicle.