Highlights of Tanzania

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Price: From ZAR 20185 per person

    Highlights of Tanzania

    Experience the highlights of Northern Tanzania, along with Zanzibar, on this 11-day Overland camping adventure.

    Fast Facts

    • Start: Stone Town
    • End: Nairobi
    • Type: Mixed
    • Comfort: Standard
    • Vehicle: Overland Truck
    • Duration: 11 days

    Days 1-3: Experience the idyllic island of Zanzibar

    Meet your group in the early morning at the Mikadi Beach Hotel before transferring to the dock to board the local ferry to the Spice Island of Zanzibar.

    Enjoy the next 3 days on this exotic island exploring the narrow streets of Stone Town, shopping in the quaint shops, swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean or walking on the white beaches.

    This part of the itinerary is yours to design as there is no set or included accommodations, activities or meals.

                   
    • Highlights: Victoria Falls
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: None
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    Day 4: Relaxing on the shores of Dar es Salaam

    Rejoining your group in Stone Town, you’ll board the ferry, today, to travel back to the African mainland. Upon arrival to Dar es Salaam, you’ll set up camp at the Mikadi Beach for the night. 

                   
    • Highlights: Dar es Salaam
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Days 5-6: Exploring the markets of Arusha

    This morning drive north through lush forests and the Usumbara Mountains to the safari capital of Arusha. Along the way if the weather is clear, you can stop in Moshi to get some photos of the mighty Kilimanjaro in the background.

    The next day enjoy some time to explore this vibrant town of markets, tribesmen, and excellent cafes, or stay at the camp and visit the Meserani Snake Park and a local Maasai village.

                   
    • Highlights: Kampala
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Days 7-9: Spotting wildlife in Serengeti

    Today, you’ll transfer to smaller safari vehicles for your 3-night excursion to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Heading south you’ll make your way over the Rift Valley Escarpment to your first camp site in the highlands of Northern Tanzania.

    The next day you’ll drive across the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the famous Serengeti National Park. Spend the afternoon exploring this fantastic game park for the Big 5 and other wildlife such as giraffe and hippo. In the evening, sit out by the camp fire and listen to the sounds of the wild around you.

    This morning partake in one final game drive around the southern part of the Serengeti as you exit the park and drive across the open plains for the renowned Ngorongoro Crater. Tonight, you’ll set up camp on the rim looking out for the occasional elephant or bush pig that might wander by.

                   
    • Highlights: Serengeti National Park
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 10: Driving around the Ngorongoro Crater

    Wake up early to enjoy one of the best game viewing experiences in East Africa as you descend to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater. Spend the morning driving around this unique landmark searching for the lions, buffalo, hippos , and other large mammals.

    After lunch, you’ll ascend out of the crater and travel east out of the Tanzanian highlands for Arusha for the night.

                   
    • Highlights: Ngorongoro Crater
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 11: Ending your tour in Nairobi

    Today, cross into Namibia and continue west to the capital, Windhoek. This energetic city is an eclectic mix of its old German colonial ties with its modern day African development. Enjoy an evening of exploring the town.

                   
    • Highlights: Nairobi
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Rates & Dates
    • SEASONAL DATES: TOUR PRICE: LOCAL PAYMENT
    • 16 January 2017 - 31 December 2018 ZAR 20185 USD 820
    Tour Departures Dates
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    • March 27 March 2017 06 April 2017 April 10 April 2017 20 April 2017 April 24 April 2017 04 May 2017 May 08 May 2017 18 May 2017 May 22 May 2017 01 June 2017 June 05 June 2017 15 June 2017 June 19 June 2017 29 June 2017 July 03 July 2017 13 July 2017 July 17 July 2017 27 July 2017 July 31 July 2017 10 August 2017 August 14 August 2017 24 August 2017 August 28 August 2017 07 September 2017 September 11 September 2017 21 September 2017 September 25 September 2017 05 October 2017 October 09 October 2017 19 October 2017 October 23 October 2017 02 November 2017 November 06 November 2017 16 November 2017 November 20 November 2017 30 November 2017 December 04 December 2017 14 December 2017 December 18 December 2017 28 December 2017 January 01 January 2018 11 January 2018 January 15 January 2018 25 January 2018 January 29 January 2018 08 February 2018 February 12 February 2018 22 February 2018 February 26 February 2018 08 March 2018 March 12 March 2018 22 March 2018 March 26 March 2018 05 April 2018 April 09 April 2018 19 April 2018 April 23 April 2018 03 May 2018 May 07 May 2018 17 May 2018 May 21 May 2018 31 May 2018 June 04 June 2018 14 June 2018 June 18 June 2018 28 June 2018 July 02 July 2018 12 July 2018 July 16 July 2018 26 July 2018 July 30 July 2018 09 August 2018 August 13 August 2018 23 August 2018 August 27 August 2018 06 September 2018 September 10 September 2018 20 September 2018 September 24 September 2018 04 October 2018 October 08 October 2018 18 October 2018 October 22 October 2018 01 November 2018 November 05 November 2018 15 November 2018 November 19 November 2018 29 November 2018 December 03 December 2018 13 December 2018 December 17 December 2018 27 December 2018 December 31 December 2018 10 January 2019