11 nights/12 days itinerary in Tanzania
Tanzania’s Big 5 and Beautiful Beach
for 2 adults
From bush to beach, explore all Tanzania has to offer on this twelve-day vacation. Begin at the largest coffee plantation in Tanzania, admiring the rows after row of verdant coffee bushes, before visiting not one, not two but five of the best-known nature reserves in the whole of Africa. Travel around the country, stopping off at each national park to ensure you see all of the animals Africa is famous for, including leopards, lions, rhinos and elephants. Private, guided game drives will fill your days and your evenings will be spent watching the wildlife from the comfort of your accommodation. The last part of your journey will be spent lying on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar Island. Scuba diving and fishing are amongst the array of activities you will enjoy under the African sun. Kwenda Beach is be the perfect place to relax and unwind before returning home. Fall in love with Tanzania’s diverse landscape, as you travel from the savannah to the sand.
- Make the most of your surroundings on exhilarating, private game drives
- Try to keep count of all the safari animals you are bound to see on your journeys, including the Big 5
- Revel in the beauty of the Serengeti, Tanzania’s oldest game reserve
- Witness the splendour of one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders at the Ngorongoro Crater
- Explore the spacious grounds of Arusha, Tanzania’s largest coffee plantation
- Enjoy spectacular landscapes as the sun sets over mountain ranges and the African bush
- Take an excursion to the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro
- Get some vitamin sea on the pristine beaches of Zanzibar island
- See life under the sea on a guided scuba dive off the Tanzania coast
- Learn of the rich African culture and pick up some beautiful hand-crafted souvenirs
Arusha Coffee Lodge, Arusha
Plantation room | B&B Basis | 1 night
Looking out over the grounds of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantation, the Arusha Coffee Lodge is an oasis of tranquility. With a private veranda adorning each room, expect to enjoy views of the nearby peaks of Mount Meru and the rows of coffee bushes at sunset whilst sipping on your favourite tipple. The smell of rich coffee will surround you on your stay and you are guaranteed a perfect cup with breakfast.
Nimali Tarangire, Tarangire National Park
FB Basis | 2 nights
Hidden amongst towering acacia and baobab trees lies the Nimali Tarangire, a peaceful haven on the edge of Tarangire National Park. With nature at its core, the Nimali Tarangire sets out to reveal and share the wonders of Africa with its guests, meaning there are no fences separating the lodge’s grounds with the national park. Come mealtime, enjoy the view of the waterhole that attracts a range of African wildlife, from the dining area.
Acacia Farm Lodge, Karatu
FB Basis | 2 nights
An eco-friendly country lodge in a working farm, the Acacia Farm Lodge has understated luxury and unrivalled views of the Karatu farmland and Ngorongoro forest. Located between four of Tanzania’s most famous nature reserves, the lodge is the perfect place to rest your head after days filled with exciting game drives. With muted tones and African art dotted around the rooms, the Acacia Farm Lodge offers guests relaxation and luxury in the middle of the African bush.
Nyumbani Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park
Safari Tent | FB Basis | 3 nights
Nyumbani is the Swahili word for ‘home’, the perfect way to describe this luxury camp. With the sounds of African wildlife singing you to sleep and views of the Serengeti seen straight from the comfort of your bed, the Nyumbani Camp is a haven of peace. From day to night, natural beauty surrounds you, whether it is watching the thousands of antelope you share the land with, or gazing at the unbelievably bright African stars. After a stay here, you will wish the Nyumbani really is your home.
Gold Zanzibar, Zanzibar
Deluxe Garden Room | AI Basis | 3 nights
Set on the sand of Kwenda beach, the Gold Zanzibar is a lavish retreat on the ocean. The perfect place to relax and recharge, this beach resort boasts a Balinese style spa and direct beach access. For the more adventurous guests, scuba diving, fishing and water sports are all on offer throughout the day. Enjoy freshly caught lobster at a dining table set up on the beach for a truly romantic evening.
*Price shown does not include flights