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Tanzania & Zanzibar Vacation

Tanzania & Zanzibar vacation for families

Tanzania & Zanzibar vacation for families

This 10 day Tanzania & Zanzibar vacation for families takes you from the legendary plains of the Serengeti to the pristine white sand beaches of Zanzibar.

From ZAR 74, 895* pp sharing

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Day by day itinerary

Overview
Tick off a bush & beach holiday to Africa: Tanzania & Zanzibar

Your journey starts in the town of Arusha at the foothills of Mount Meru. Your base, Arusha Coffee Lodge, is located on one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations and is the ideal starting point before your East Africa safari. Next up, you will venture into the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area for your 2 night stay at The Manor. Expect unparalleled wildlife viewing experiences at both the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park. Your time at the crater will be followed by 2 nights in the South Central Serengeti at Serengeti Pioneer Camp. Enjoy daily game drive through the Serengeti before heading to the islands for your Zanzibar vacation.

Eco-friendly:

Arusha Coffee Lodge is a certified Responsible Tourism property in Tanzania and employs a strict recycling system. Glass waste is sent to Shanga Workshop in Arusha, where the local community transforms the glass into works of art.

The Manor is responsible and sustainable and supports the local community with visits to a local Maasai village.

Pioneer Camp was designed to have little impact on its natural surroundings. The camp follows a strict recycling system and implements eco-friendly power sources.

Gold Zanzibar is partnered with the Sofia Luna Azzola Foundation, a non profit organization founded by the resort’s owners which helps support the local community in Kendwa.

Child-friendly:

Arusha Coffee Lodge is a family friendly lodge with a kid’s playground in the gardens. The lodge has triple rooms and additional room types where up to 2 children under 12 can share with 2 adults.

The Manor welcomes children of all ages and offers baby cots and high chairs for those traveling with little ones. The Manor has larger rooms which are perfect for younger children and for larger families there is a three bedroom family cottage. The lodge offers pony rides for children, child-friendly menus and a babysitting service.

Serengeti Pioneer Camp welcomes families and features a 2 bedroom family tent and triple tents for a family of 3.

Gold Zanzibar is very family friendly and offers a kids ‘club with qualified child minders. The hotel also features a kiddies pool.

Day 1 : Arusha Coffee Lodge, Arusha
Your vacation begins in Arusha, Tanzania

Located on a working coffee plantation, Arusha Coffee Lodge offers the perfect starting point for your African adventure. 

Accommodation: Arusha Coffee Lodge
Breakfast Included
Day 2 - 3: The Manor, Ngorongoro Crater
The first leg of your Tanzania family safari begins.

Your Tanzania family safari takes you to the iconic Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. Your base, the Manor, is ideal for families and offers horse riding excursions through the estate, as well as daily game drives into the Crater. 

Accommodation: The Manor, Ngorongoro Crater
All meals included
Day 4 - 6: Serengeti Pioneer Camp, Serengeti National Park
Your Tanzania family safari continues.

The next stop on your family safari is Serengeti Pioneer Camp. Located in the South Central Serengeti, the tented camp offers offers direct access to the annual Great Migration and boasts sweeping views of Lake Magadi and the surrounding plains.

Accommodation: Serengeti Pioneer Camp
All meals included
Day 7 - 9 : Gold Zanzibar, Zanzibar
Your Zanzibar vacation begins.

Located on the north west coast of the island, Gold Zanzibar offers luxurious accommodation with two on-site restaurants, Healing Earth Spa and an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the beach.

Accommodation: Gold Zanzibar
Breakfast included
- Departure -

Day 10 marks the end of your Tanzania and Zanzibar vacation. After a final breakfast at Gold Zanzibar, your driver will meet you to transfer you to the airport for your onward journey home.

Day 1

Arusha Coffee Lodge, Arusha

Touch down at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where you will be welcomed by a Jumbari Family Safaris representative. Your driver will accompany you to Arusha Coffee Lodge located in central Arusha, a mere 1.5 hours’ drive away.

Located at the foothills of Mount Meru, in one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, Arusha Coffee Lodge is the ideal place to unwind after your travels. Featuring 30 plantation houses and a main plantation house, Arusha Coffee Lodge welcomes families traveling with kids of all ages.

Enjoy an afternoon unwinding by the swimming pool or explore the coffee plantations alongside an expert guide.  

Breakfast Included

Day 2 - 3

The Manor, Ngorongoro Crater

Wake up to a hearty breakfast at Arusha Coffee Lodge before your transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater in a 4×4 safari vehicle. En route to the legendary Crater, your driver will make a stop at Lake Manyara National Park to kick start your East Africa safari experience.

Crossing the Rift Valley, your base for the next to nights is The Manor. The lodge is located adjacent to the crater on a 1500-acre Arabica coffee estate and features 9 cottages, as well as a family cottage and manor house.

Enjoy game drives through the Ngorongoro Crater, picnic lunches on the crater floor as well as horse riding excursions through the estate.

All Meals Included

Day 4 - 6

Serengeti Pioneer Camp, Serengeti National Park

This morning you will wake up and enjoy your final breakfast at The Manor before your transfer to the Serengeti National Park, a 3 hour drive away. Enjoy a scenic game drive and picnic lunch as you make your way through the Serengeti National Park to your next location.

The next stop on your family safari is Serengeti Pioneer Camp. Located in the South Central Serengeti, the tented camp offers offers direct access to the annual Great Migration and boasts sweeping views of Lake Magadi and the surrounding plains. The camp consists of 10 tented suites and a 2 bedroom suite for families.

Discover the Serengeti on Big 5 morning and afternoon game drives and enjoy bush picnics, sundowners and camp-fire dining.

All Meals Included

Day 7 - 9

Gold Zanzibar, Zanzibar

Wake up to a filling breakfast at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, before your timely transfer to the airstrip for you charter flight. Today marks the start of your Zanzibar vacation.

On arrival at Zanzibar Airport, a lodge representative will meet you and accompany you to Gold Zanzibar in Kendwa. Located on the north west coast of the island, Gold Zanzibar offers luxurious accommodation with two on-site restaurants, Healing Earth Spa and an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the beach.

Optional activities on the island include sunset dhow cruises, snorkeling excursions, a spice tour and historical tours of Stone Town.

Breakfast Included

- Departure -

Today marks the end of your Tanzania and Zanzibar vacation. After a final breakfast at Gold Zanzibar, your driver will meet you to transfer you to the airport for your onward journey home.

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