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15 Day Tanzania Senior Citizens Safaris

15 Day Tanzania Senior Citizens Safaris

15 DAY TOUR OVERVIEW
Our 15-day Tanzania safaris, tours, travel and trekking packages, which specifically include 3 nights in Serengeti National Park, have been designed to offer you more time in the Serengeti to witness the wildebeest migration. You will experience the excitement of game viewing in some of the most spectacular national wildlife game parks in Tanzania.It offers a wide range of outdoor activities in a relaxed way in some of the most spectacular sittings in the Tanzania northern safari circuit and Indian Ocean activities. Explore experience and discover the real Tanzania in the incomparable national parks, Glacier land and white sand beaches. Enjoy a half day trek trip on stunning Kilimanjaro mountain, stay overnight in unique luxury accommodations in a traditional African culture and enjoy the relax days to the white unspoiled beaches of Zanzibar islands see the wildebeest migration of Serengeti national park and tracing Big 5 in one day at Ngorongoro crater bizarre large Baobab trees as well as biggest herds of Elephant of Tarangire National Park. This 15 day vacation will most certainly impress the whole group, family or loved ones! Your Guide who is fluent in English, Spanish, Germany or French (Other language on request) enjoys answering the heap of questions you may have ask about things around you: animals, birds and plants and will assist on interacting with the local communities all to ensuring the Clients are never bored.
Day 0: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha.
Distance: 43km
On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport our teams will great and pick you and transfer to Arusha city to allocated accommodation as requested for dinner and overnight. You will get chance for briefing and introduction about your safari.

  • Hours:43 Minutes
  • Meals: Dinner and Overnight.
  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel-Luxury Accommodation:Green Mountain Hotel-Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 1: A Day trip to West Kilimanjaro

Distance: 68km

Non – game viewing time: 1-2 hrs

In the morning after breakfast you will drive to Londrose gate, there you will register your guide will pay your park fees. From the gate you will drive to Morom Beria gate 12km, your vehicle will park there and you will walk 1.5km to Shira one, from there you will view Kibo peak and Shira peak. In the rainforest you will see Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colobus monkeys. After lunch, hike back to park gate and drive back to Arusha.

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Dinner and Overnight.
  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel-Luxury Accommodation :Green Mountain Hotel-Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Distance: 130km
Non – game viewing time: 2 – 3 hrs

In the morning you will be welcomed by your guide and after an approximately 2-hour drive you will reach the Tarangire National Park. As you enter the park, your guide will open the roof for a better viewing experience. Tarangire is home to the largest elephant herds in the north of Tanzania. Giraffes, buffaloes, lions, zebras, wildebeests as well as various antelopes and gazelles can also be spotted here. The landscape is made up of seasonal marshes and a seemingly endless tree savannah with its mighty baobab trees. After extensive game drives in the park, you will drive to your accommodation choice in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation:Flamingo Safari Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Fanaca Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day2: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park:

Distance: 50km

Non – game viewing time: 1 hrs

In the morning you will travel from Tarangire National park to the small Lake Manyara National Park. Not only is this park a bird-lover’s paradise with over 400 species of birds, but is also home to primates such as baboons and blue monkeys and many herbivores, such as elephants, hippos, wildebeest, impalas and giraffes. You might even catch a glimpse of the more carnivorous inhabitants, such as leopards and lions. Through the pop-up roof of your safari vehicle you will see the landscape changing from lush acacia woodlands to grassy floodplains, where colonies of flamingos and other water fowls can be found on the alkaline Lake Manyara’s shoreline. After extensive game viewing you will leave the park and head to your accommodation choice around Ngorongoro Highlands. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation:Flamingo Safari Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Fanaca Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

Distance: 76km

Non – game viewing time: 2 hrs

After breakfast, we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half day’s safari tour. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park 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 its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You will 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. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested.

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation : Ngorongoro Simba Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti National Park

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

After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gauge (Oldupai Gorge -originally misnamed Olduvai- is the most famous archaeological location in East Africa, and has become an essential visit for travelers to Ngorongoro or Serengeti. Then after you will head to Naabi gate where Drive will pay your park fees and stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) after lunch proceed in Serengeti park game drive Words cannot capture the vastness of the Serengeti. Its natural abundance of wildlife provides incredible game viewing. On the open, grassy savannah, antelope species include eland, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, topi and hartebeest. In the denser bush and acacia of the central Serengeti, leopard sightings are among the best in Africa, cheetah and lion are abundant. In the rivers, hippo and crocodile are plentiful. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested.

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation:Mbugani Tented Camp-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Serengeti Seronera Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 6-8: Serengeti National Park Full Days Game Drive:

The entire day is dedicated to game viewing in the Serengeti National Park, this park is famous for its migration of the wildebeest and it has got lot wildlife abundance, the big cats such as Leopard, Cheetah and high concentration of lions and hyenas. Many other animals such as giraffe, zebra, impala, heart beast, buffalo, baboon and a lot more concentration of wildlife and bird species in the park.

The areas that you visit will depend upon where the migrating herds are. Predators usually follow closely behind the trekking animals and include lions, leopards (in the acacia trees) and cheetahs. During the short rainy season in November and December the herds move from the hills in the north to the plains in the south. During the longer rainy season from April to June they return up north. As the migration is completely dependent on the yearly rainfalls, the location of the herds may vary from year to year but your guide will know where to locate the animals and where to see them best. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested Luxury

  • Hours:10
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation:Mbugani Tented Camp-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Serengeti Seronera Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 9: Serengeti airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar:

If time allows, you will head out on a last game drive in the early morning. After a hearty breakfast at the lodge, your guide will take you to the nearby airstrip. Here you will say goodbye and board a small aircraft which will take you to Zanzibar Islands.

On arrival you will meet by the driver and transferred to your hotel Arrival is in the late evening, spend the rest of the veining at leisure. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested Luxury

  • Hours:5
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation:Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 10: Zanzibar Stone town tour

After breakfast your program starts with a morning visit by walk to our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless antique mosques among others. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested Luxury

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation 
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 11: Zanzibar Spice Tour and Nungwi Bay Sunset Cruise

Spice tour: Zanzibar spice farms tour is a 3 hours guided tour, Tourists will get opportunity to discover alot of things including Tropical fruits, Spices and harbs, and some of the rarely species of other plants from different vegetation. It is just more than a tour; tourists may get unique experience to prove why Zanzibar is called the Spice Island. Visitors should expect to see the species including Zanzibar’s cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanila, cardamom, curry, pepper, tamarind, ginger, menthol and many other spices and harbs brought by the sultans of Oman across the Indian Ocean. Our guides will give you the detailed descriptions of what the various plants are used for, though not all of them are for food, others used for medicine, the “neem” tree leaves were traditionally used as a cure for malaria and indigestion, the iodine tree produces a deep red sap used to fight infection and wound. Then after you will return to your hotel for early lunch and pack your bags as today we are going to overnight in other hotel to explore Zanzibar more.

Nungwi Bay Sunset Cruise: Join us aboard one of our stunning catamaran yachts (50ft/40ft) for our spectacular Zanzibar Sunset. Cruise out into Nungwi Bay! To begin with, imagine gliding through the warm blue Indian Ocean Waters of Zanzibar onboard a beautiful catamaran yacht! Relax onboard with the wind in your hair, some great tunes on the sound system and an ice cold Tropical Cocktail in your hand! In our Nungwi Bay Sunset Cruise Zanzibar In addition, during this magical experience you will indulge in our “Catch of the day” freshly prepared grilled seafood snacks and ice cold beverages… Beers and wine are included! All this while Mother Nature prepares for her evening spectacle! Snacks, cold drinks, cocktails wines and beers are served while you relax and enjoy your selves. At sunset we return to Nungwi where you disembark after this special tour. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested Luxury

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation 
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 12: Prison Island Tour

After breakfast you depart for Prison island tour in Zanzibar, it 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, about 25 to 30 minutes boat ride (motorized).

While you are on this Island, you will be able to swim, snorkeling and take pictures with giant tortoises, for sure, have a delightful swim, the wonderful snorkeling which will allow you to see the colorful school of tropical fish like black sniper, orangelined triggerfish, spotted garfish, barracuda, longfin bannerfish, emperor angelfish, rabbitfish, clown triggerfish, bluestripe snapper. This tour will be the best for snorkeling lovers and as well as beach relaxers; however there are a lot to discover including historical sites and giant tortoises. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested Luxury

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation 
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 13: Dolphin Tour

After breakfast you depart for half day Dolphin tour at Kizimkazi fishing village, south coast of the island, the main attraction in this tour is being able to swim close to the dolphin, for those who are lucky they can even get to play with them for couple of hours, the village is the home to several schools of fish and bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins which are found just few meters from the beach. Kizimkazi is also known for its historical site of the old mosque which was built 12th century ago and has great Islam and Persian world to East African region. Later you return to your hotel for lunch and evening leisure and relaxations at white sand beaches. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested Luxury

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation 
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 14: Mnemba Island – Overnight Cruise

This overnight cruise to the spectacular Mnemba Island Atoll, Spend the night aboard a luxury yacht in your own private air conditioned cabin, or sleep on deck under a sky of a billion stars. We head out for a full day and night of having sea, sun and fun. The stunning beauty of this Indian Ocean Atoll will take your breath away! Crystal clear waters, shades of turquoise and blue, calm lagoon areas to anchor, freshly prepared seafood dinners, cold beers and wine, good tunes, fantastic snorkeling, beautiful diving, swimming. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested Luxury

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation 
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

Day 15:Departure

Flight to Dar es Salaam international Airport:                

After breakfast you will drive and drop-off at Zanzibar International Airport for your flight to Dar es salaam International airport where you will board International flight for departure.

Price including VAT

Items included:

  • Accommodation Before & After Safari.
  • Local Flight
  • Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English speaking guide
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Mineral water
  • Overnight Accommodation as requested.
  • Airport Transfer
  • All national park fees

Items not included:

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips to Driver/Guide $20/group/Day
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

NOTE:

Equipment Provided: Off- road wheelchair if needed

Meeting Point: Kilimanjaro Airport 45Km 43 Minutes drives to Arusha City.

Price: Price is for per person sharing for the accommodation.

Tour is for Senior Citizens.

We may have to change the accommodation in similar accommodation in case of non-availability.

Children Rates: Discounted rates will apply for children under 14 years.

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