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16 Days Tanzania safaris Rwanda Gorilla trekking Zanzibar Holiday

This safari will take you to Rwanda for gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, to Tanzania for game drives in Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park, and to Zanzibar for 5 days of relaxing beach stay.

Departure & Return Location

Kilimanjaro International Airport

Departure Time

08:30 AM

Day 1 Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha

You will welcomed by our Safari Guide who will usher you into a waiting vehicle and transfer you to Jacaranda hotel in Arusha town. Our representative will have a short safari briefing session with you at the Hotel and leave you to relax at Hotel booked.

Day 2 Arusha to Tarangire National Park.

After breakfast at the lodge you leave early to the Tarangire National park. This is the third largest park in Tanzania and it is characterized by the amazingly large herds of elephants that can be encountered in this park. The Baobab trees are one of the other highlights of Tarangire and the Tarangire River that flows all year round is the life blood of the park. Many animals; predators and the preys alike gather around the river where you can do excellent game viewing. Overnight is at: Roika Tented Lodge FB

Day 3 Serengeti

After breakfast depart 07:30 for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge, the site of the Leakey family discovery of fossils 50 km long and in some places 90 meters deep. It drains the slopes of the nearby mountains plus of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years. Olduvai Gorge is a canyon carved by water through the southern part of the Serengeti Plain. The gorge is about the Serengeti Plain. Its chief claim to fame is the rich treasure-trove of human and animal fossils that it has yielded. Meals and overnight at Ikoma Safari Tented camp

Day 4 Full day in Serengeti Park

this day after breakfast at 07:00 we will take your packed lunch for a full day game drives in the wilderness tracking the Great migration trails. Thorough explanation about this great world event that Tanzania proud of will be provided. And in the evening as the sun goes down, drive back to Ikoma Safari Tented camp for dinner and overnight

Day 5 Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast we have yet another game drive before proceeding to the next highlight of our Tanzanian safari – the incredible Ngorongoro conservation area. We will use the Malanja Depression route allowing us to see many Masai villages enrooted. Overnight: at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge FB dinner and overnight

Day 6 full day, Ngorongoro Crater

this day we will start early morning at 07:00 for the game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After great all exploration in Ngorongoro Crater we will drive to bougainvillea lodge FB dinner and overnight

Day 7 On your way for gorilla tours – Mountain Gorilla Tour, Visit Dian Fossey Grave site

After breakfast we will drive you to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight to Rwanda arrivel one time in Kigali and you will be met welcomed and picked up by our tours representative who will transfer you to Kigali for a city tour. You will visit the genocide memorial. The Kigali Genocide Memorial was launched in April 2004 on the 10th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide. This Centre is well built on a place in Kigali where over 250,000 people were buried after genocide. These graves are obvious assistant inflections of the cost of ignorance in Africa. The site is an enduring monument to fatalities of Rwanda genocide. It is a place for people to mourn for their loved ones that yielded to the genocide. It contains an eternal exposition of the Rwandan genocide and a display of other genocides around the world. You will then transfer to volcanoes National park or a nearby lodge. Overnight Kinigi Guest House. FB

Day 8 on your way to gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Park Volcanoes

Have your breakfast, carry your packed lunch and gorilla trekking gear and then report at the ORTPN offices for registration and briefing. Drive to the Volcanoes National Park for a memorable gorilla trek. Gorilla trekking may sometimes seem to be strenuous so trekkers are required to be fit because it may take from 2 hours to 10 hours. You may have a picnic lunch along the trek if trekking takes longer hours. An encounter of the gorillas after a tiring trek is rewarding! You will return to the lodge. If gorilla trekking ends early, you may visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo at an extra cost. Overnight Kinigi Guest House. FB

Day 9 Golden Monkey trekking only

Have breakfast and report at the ORTPN Office for registration and briefing, thereafter drive to the Volcanoes National Park for the Golden Monkeys trekking or Dianne Fossey grave trekking or a second day of gorilla trekking. The choice depends on your budget.

16Days Tanzania safaris Rwanda Gorilla trekking Zanzibar Holiday Golden monkeys are one of the rarest primates in Africa. It is now believed that the only feasible population of these monkeys is left in the Virunga Volcanoes National park and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda. A smaller population may continue living in the Nyungwe Forest National Park in Southern Rwanda but this has yet to be confirmed. The golden monkey is a disparate species of guenon – Cercopithecus Kandti and is ubiquitous to the Albertine Rift.Overnight Kinigi Guest House. FB

Day 10 The Dian Fossey trek

We will take you to the graves of the late famous American zoologist – Dian Fossey who was murdered while on her research about Gorillas and other primates in Park des Volcans. Volcanoes NP was the pedestal for the famous naturalist Dian Fossey who carried out her research into the gorillas. She arrived in 1967 and established the Karisoke Research Centre between Karisimbi and Visoke. Since then, she spent most of her time in the park. She is significantly credited for saving the gorillas from extinction by passing on their quandary to the notice of the international community.

16Days Tanzania safaris Rwanda Gorilla trekking Zanzibar Holiday She was murdered by an unknown assailants at her home in 1985, a crime often attributed to the poachers she had spent her life fighting against. Dian Fossey’s vitality research was later revealed in the movie Gorillas in the Mist, marked after her memoirs. She was buried in the volcanoes National park in a grave close to her research center amongst the gorillas which became her life.After trek you will return to the lodge for your lunch, dinner and Overnight East African Villa Hotel. FB

Day 11 End of Gorilla Trekking Rwanda – Transfer to the airport after shopping some souvenirs

After breakfast, walk around the city, shopping for Rwandan souvenirs Transfer to the Airport for your Zanzibar flight arrival on time in Zanzibar airport you will meet with our guide who will Transfer to the beach hotel – Kendwa Resort Bed and breakfast included

Day 12-13 Zanzibar 2 nights at the beach!

Relax and enjoy the endless beaches of Zanzibar while staying in your beach hotel. There is a wide range of water sport activities you can do, like snorkeling, scuba diving, boat trips and more. Overnight at Kendwa Resort bed and breakfast included

Day 14 Zanzibar holiday

After breakfast transfer to the Dhow Palace in ‘Stone Town’. On the way we will do the famous ‘Spice Tour’: We have developed a special ‘Spice Tour’ with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. Dinner at the Stone Town – Dhow Palace Resort

Day 15 Zanzibar holiday

Today we will show you ‘Stone Town’ on 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), Dr Livingstone’s House 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 mosques! Dinner at the Stone Town – Dhow Palace Resort

Day 16 Departure- Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam by flight.

After good breakfast at hotel you will be transfer to airport for your flight to Dar es Salaam where you will connect your home flight, End of tour.16Days Tanzania safaris Rwanda Gorilla trekking Zanzibar Holiday

Price Includes

  • All accommodation according to the itinerary
  • Overnight accommodation according to the itinerary
  • Guaranteed window seat in safari vehicles/Jeep driven by experienced driver guides
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • All park entrance fees
  • All government taxes
  • All sightseeing and game viewing

Price Excludes

  • Domestic and International Flights
  • Tanzania Visa Entry Fees
  • Tips and Gratuities for the driver guide and cook
  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, beverages, alcoholic and soft drinks