10 Days Tanzania Honeymoon Safari

OVERVIEW

Honeymoon in Tanzania is truly unique experience. On this 10 days Honeymoon Safari you will enjoy the luxury Northern Circuit holiday, staying in most prestige safari lodges and permanent camp, listening to the sounds of nature, having romantic dinners with the magnificent vistas and much more. Zanzibar will certainly spice up your honeymoon with its sheer beauty and ancient charm. We will make sure that this very special voyage of yours truly remains unforgettable.

You will visit Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Zanzibar Island.

Detailed Itinerary

  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2: TARANGIRE
  • DAY 3: MANYARA
  • DAY 4-5: SERENGETI
  • DAY 6: NGORONGORO
  • DAY 7-9: ZANZIBAR
  • DAY 10

Arrival Arusha

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or Arusha Airport (ARK) which caters for domestic flights, you will be met by African Big Cats Safaris representative who will drive you to your accommodation in Arusha. Overnight will be at your accommodation awaiting for your safari on the following day.

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Tarangire National park

Early morning after breakfast, we depart to Tarangire National Park. The Park is named after the Tarangire River which runs through it.  This ‘river of warthogs’ is the only source of water for wildlife in the region during the dry season. In places, the vegetation is quite dense, including elephant grass, acacia woodlands and lush groundwater forest. The Park is well known for its elephant families, which can often be seen congregating by the river. You may also see giraffe, bushbuck and hartebeest. These animals are closely followed by a range of predators, including lions and leopards. There are more breeding species of birds found in Tarangire National Park than anywhere else on the planet!

After Lunch and an extensive game drive, we head straight to our carefully selected accommodation near Tarangire for dinner and an overnight stay.

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Lake Manyara National park

Early morning after breakfast, we depart to Lake Manyara National Park which is an unspoilt paradise and is best known for its abundance of birds and tree-climbing lions. The dramatic western escarpment of the Rift Valley forms the Park’s western border.  To the east is the shallow, alkaline Lake Manyara. The lake covers a large area of the park, flooding and drying with the seasons and is home to thousands of flamingos during the rains. The name Manyara comes from the Maasai word ‘emanyara’, a popular plant which is used to build the protective enclosure around a family homestead (boma). The Park’s vegetation is diverse, ranging from savannah to evergreen forest. On your exploration of the park you may see giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, and elephant and if you are lucky; lions lounging in the trees.After lunch and an extensive drive, we head straight to our carefully selected accommodation for dinner and an overnight stay.

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Serengeti National park

Early morning after breakfast, we depart to Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti is truly spectacular. It is famous for its vast open grasslands which allow for excellent sightings of wildlife. The Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest National Park and it is also one of the oldest ecosystems on earth.  Its climate and vegetation have remained largely untouched for millions of years. Whilst the Serengeti boasts abundant wildlife, it is perhaps best known for the annual Great Migration.  Vast numbers of wildebeest; accompanied by large numbers of zebra and antelope move in an annual pattern, constantly seeking fresh grazing.  The precise timing of the Migration is entirely dependent upon the rainfall patterns each year.

During your stay for 2 nights inside Serengeti National Park, you will have a unique choice either to relax at the lodge, drive back to your lodge for hot lunch or doing game drives which are not limited in terms of mileage as well as the daily departure times.

After Lunch and an extensive game viewing, we head for our accommodation for a romantic dinner and an overnight stay.

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Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning after breakfast, we continue with our en-route drive inside the Serengeti National Park before we depart to Ngorongoro crater. When you first see Ngorongoro Crater, it looks like a forgotten world.  Concealed by the steep volcanic walls is a pristine wilderness including sweeping savannah, pockets of acacia woodland and glistening lakes and swamps.  The Crater was created when a large volcano exploded and collapsed in on itself two to three million years ago. It is famous for both its geological delights and for being a natural reserve which is home to some of the densest large mammal populations in the whole of the African continent. The drive down the into the Crater is an adventure in itself and when you reach the Crater floor, you quickly find yourself amongst large numbers of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, and more than 500 bird species. The Crater provides you with the best chance of seeing the endangered black rhino, which can sometimes be spotted in the open grasslands.

After Lunch and an extensive game drive inside the crater, we head for our selected partner lodges in Karatu for dinner and overnight.

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Zanzibar Island

You will be transferred to Arusha airport or Kilimanjaro international airport after breakfast in time for your schedule flight to Zanzibar Airport. On arrival you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Zanzibar Stone Town. Zanzibar is a Semi-autonomous part of the United Republic of Tanzania in East Africa. It is the Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, which comprises town main islands of Unguja (Informally referred to as Zanzibar) and its sister island Pemba as well as about fifty smaller islets. The land area of the two main islands is approximately 2,332 square kilometers of which Unguja is 1,464 square kilometers. Zanzibar (Unguja) is mainly a low lying island, with its highest point at 120metres above sea level.

You will spend 3 nights on the northern coast of Zanzibar (Nungwi)

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Departure

After breakfast and depending on the departure time of your flight, you will be transferred to the airport your next destination with priceless memories of your honeymoon adventures.

What’s included?

  • All airport pick up and transfers in private car
  • 7 nights accommodation for 2 persons
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
  • Services of a professional English speaking safari guide
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees
  • All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Unlimited mineral water per person / day during game drives
  • Special Honeymoon Surprises
  • 18% VAT Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

What’s not included?

  • International Flights
  • Any domestic connection flights on arrival or departure
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for safari guide and lodge staff ( please tip separately)
  • Travel insurance if needed
  • Visa fee ( 50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)
  • Drinks and beverages in lodges

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