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12 Day Tanzania & Zanzibar Luxury Honeymoon Safari

This epic 12-day Tanzania and Zanzibar Luxury Honeymoon safari is one of our most luxurious Tanzania trips, it is very best vacation for honeymooners and Anniversaries. 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.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $7000
Includes internal flights: Yes
Length of safari: 12 days
Best months: January - March, June - December
Countries visited: Tanzania Tanzania
Parks visited: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Big five
  • Romantic
This 12-day Tanzania and Zanzibar Honeymoon safari will most certainly impress the 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 group are never bored.

Arrival Day:

You’ll be met by our ground handling team at Kilimanjaro International Airport or Namanga Border and transferred to the delightful accommodation of your choice.

Day 1: Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park:

In the morning you will travel from Arusha 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. Enjoy a beautiful sunset and relax in the cosy lounge area or mingle around the crackling campfire.

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park – Ngorongoro Crater Full:

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. We 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. Overnight at Accommodation level requested on crater rim the park near Tarangire National park.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti National Park

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. Overnight and dinner at standard accommodation requested.

Day 4-5: Serengeti National Park Full Days:

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 a 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. Every day later evening you will drive to Overnight at standard accommodation requested.

Day 6: 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, waiting for your prepared dinner.

Meals included: Full Board (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)

Day 7: 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. 

You will return to the lodge for lunch then having all time for leisure and relax at white sand beach and/or on swimming pool.

Meals included: Full Board (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)

Day 8: 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, cardamone, 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 we will drive you to your hotel.

Meals included: Full Board (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)

Day 9: Prison Island Tour

After breakfast we 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. Later you return to your hotel for lunch and evening leisure and relaxations at white sand beaches.

Meals included: Full Board (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)

Day 10: Dolphin Tour

After breakfast we 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 metres 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.

Meals included: Full Board (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) 

Day 11: 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 snorkelling, beautiful diving, swimming and great fishing opportunities make an

Overnight cruise to Mnemba Island Atoll a must! Overnight in your chartered Luxury Yacht.

Day 12: 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 Items included:

  • Safari according to the itinerary and Accommodation Prices.

  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle – 6/7 Seater Extended Luxury Vehicle.

  • Professional English, German, French or Spanish-speaking guide (Other Language on request and Availabilities).

  • Overnight Luxury accommodation

  • Meals according to the itinerary in Full Board Basis.

  • Mineral water.

  • Bush Lunch

  • All mentioned activities.

  • All national park fees and Entry Fees.

  • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari.

  • Accommodation before Safari.

  • Airport Transfers.

  • Serengeti Balloon safari

  • Flight from Serengeti to Zanzibar and from Zanzibar to Dar es salaam airport or Kilimanjaro Airport

Price Item excluded:

  • International Flights.

  • Optional activities.

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks.

  • Visa fees.

  • Tips to Driver/Guide ($20/group/Day).

  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.

  • Travel insurance.

 

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Day 1 Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel OR Mount Meru Game Lodge
  • Day 2 Accommodation: Ngorongoro Farm House OR Tloma Lodge
  • Day 3 Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
  • Day 4&5 Accommodation:Mbugani Tented Lodge OR Kati-kati Tented Camp.
  • Day 6&7 Accommodation:: Zanzibar Bay Resort
  • Day 7,8,9&10: Reef&Beach resort
  • Day 11: Overnight in the Luxury Yatch
  • Day 12: N/A

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