Active: Active Safari & Zanzibar Experience (DTCZ)
Countries Visited: Tanzania, United Republic of Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 14, avg 10.
Meals Included: 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Cycle in Lake Manyara National Park, hike the extinct Empakaai crater and spot flamingos, canoe along the shorelines of Momella Lake, learn about local tribes and their ways of life, safari through the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater and spot wildebeest and elephant, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Stone Town, take in the aromas on a spice plantation tour, relax on a tropical beach.
Active, safari-focused itineraries through East Africa can still make space for some downtime, as this 13-day tour demonstrates. After canoeing through beautiful lakes, hiking through craters, and spotting wildlife in Serengeti National Park, youll fly to the idyllic island of Zanzibar for some well-earned time on its sandy beaches. Or dive underwater to explore colourful coral reefs with a snorkelling session. Its the perfect balance of activities to satiate your adventurous spirit and recharge your batteries too.
|Offer valid through 12/31/2019|
|Day 1||Arusha||Day 1 Arusha|
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Arusha National Park||Day 2 Arusha NP (1B, 1L)|
After lunch, continue exploring the park on a wildlife safari drive. Included Activities: Arusha National Park Canoeing Wildlife Safari Drive in Arusha NP Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 50km)
|Day 3||Mto Wa Mbu||Day 3 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Travel to Mto wa Mbu village and take part in a cultural walk to learn about village life in the area. Meet the women who run the village tours and enjoy a delicious home made traditional lunch. Included Activities: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 130km)
|Day 4||Empakaai Crater||Day 4 Empakaai Crater (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Ascend the rift valley escarpment into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and get ready for a beautiful hike into the extinct Empakaai Crater. At the end of the day, enjoy the view from the campsite over Ngorongoro. Additional Notes: Please note that due to the high-altitude location of our camp, temperatures can drop at night. We recommend bringing extra layers to wear during the evening and following morning. Included Activities: Empakaai Crater Hike Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 110km) 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 80km)
|Day 5||Serengeti National Park||Day 5 Ngorongoro/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park. En route marvel at the sheer vastness of this territory, and spot the multitude of animal and birdlife while cruising through this acacia-accented savanna. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
|Day 6||Ngorongoro||Day 6 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Enjoy another day of wildlife safari drives to see the animal kingdom come to life in this incredible expanse of grassland savanna. After, journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africas best wildlife viewing. The vistas from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of animals, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Arrive at the campsite on the crater rim in the evening. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning wildlife safari drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (5.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Lake Manyara||Day 7 Ngorongoro/Lake Manyara (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Embark on a early morning crater drive. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 20,000 to 25,000 large mammals. Included Activities: Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive Lake Manyara Bike Ride Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
|Day 8||Arusha||Day 8 Mto wa Mbu/Arusha (1B)|
Visit the G Adventures supported Clean Cookstove Project, then return to Arusha for the night. Included Activities: Clean Cookstove Project Visit Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 130km)
|Day 9||Stone Town||Day 9 Arusha/Stone Town (1B)|
Transfer to the airport for a short, but scenic flight to this island paradise. Arrive in Stone Town in time for lunch and an orientation walk. If you opt to continue on for a longer tour of Stone Town, you will be visiting the Old Slave Market, House of Wonders, Palace Museum; entrance to these sites are optional and are to be purchased on site. Included Activities: Stone Town Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 50km) Plane (1.50 hour(s))
|Day 10||Jambiani||Day 10 Stone Town/Jambiani (1B)|
Visit a local spice plantation for a guided tour. Continue to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of Zanzibars beautiful coast. Included Activities: Spice Plantation Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 60km)
|Day 11||Jambiani||Day 11 Jambiani (1B)|
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
|Day 13||Stone Town||Day 13 Jambiani/Stone Town (1B)|
Morning group transfer from Jambiani. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 60km)
Local Flights: N/A
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