Great Family Getaway in Tanzania
Escape the frenzy of modern family life with an uninterrupted Great Family Getaway in Tanzania. A world of wonder awaits you and your loved ones. Anticipate fun filled moments and cherished memories your children will safeguard forever. Get ready for the ultimate digital detox, here's what you can expect.
Day 1 - 2: Arusha, Northern Tanzania
Your family vacation starts with a warm welcome at Arusha, the safari capital of East Africa. From here your Safari365 host will accompany you in a private vehicle to the selected hotel in the city of Arusha. If you're feeling adventurous, go into town and experience the full color of Tanzania society and its lively markets.
Day 2 - 4: Tarangire National Park
Before leaving Arusha, your family will go on a bonus village tour to Shanga. The Shanga is a safe, uplifting rural community where the locals flaunt their creative artistry in exquisite bead-work and glassware. If you're looking for the perfect curio or artifact this is where you will find it. After the visit travel to Tarangire National Park, where you will enjoy Your first game drive. Keep your cameras ready and your eyes open! After your gaming excursion, we move on to Maramboi Tented Camp, home for the next two days. Your viewing deck boasts awe-inspiring vistas of golden grasslands and palms lining the desert between Lake Manyara and Tarangire. Relax and envelope the sights and sounds of the wild. It's safe for you to take your children for a walk down to the lake for some spectacular sunset selfies.
Day 4 - 6: Ngorongoro Crater
Following breakfast, It's time to leave comfortable tents for a family sized lodge in Tanzania's great Rift Valley. Check into your welcoming Farm House Valley Lodge boasting striking views of the Oldeani volcano. Freshen up and settle in before a drive to Lake Manyara where a sea of pink flamingos covers the water. We've also included an appetizing lunch and village stroll through Mto wa Mbu -an enlightening experience of local culture and cuisine. No trip to the area would be complete without a trip to Ngorongoro Crater -the largest unbroken caldera in the world! Home to over 30 000 animals -including wildebeest, zebra, rhino and lion -the exclusive vantage points offers timeless panoramic sceneries.
Day 6 - 9: Serengeti National Park
After the morning meal, drive towards the historical Olduvai Gorge, the most noteworthy archaeological region in East Africa. Dubbed as one of the most momentous places for archaeological study, the gorge is home to Zinjanthropus (“Nutcracker Man”). The “Nutcracker Man” is the first skull found in East Africa and is over 75 million years old! Thereafter stop at a true Maasai village, Manyatta, for a heartwarming encounter with their unique culture. Brightly clad in traditional wear, the natives will showcase their traditional customs and how they live in harmony with the natural surroundings. The highlight of your trip will be a drive through the Serengeti National Park. Home to concentrations of thousands upon thousands of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti is the quintessential safari wonderland to enjoy for three days. Lemala Ewanjan Camp offers infinite grassland horizons - for peaceful gazing end speculation before taking on a big game safari.
Day 9 - 11: Stone Town, Zanzibar
A sensational Serengeti experience is followed with the rich exotic contrasts of Stone Town in Zanzibar -waving palm trees, sparkling white beaches, indigo waves and old sail ships. The vibrant and rustic atmosphere is a throwback to yesteryear and romantic swashbuckling adventures. Relax on a free cruise with your family sailing into the sunset with a sundowner in hand. The trip also includes snacks and the sweet soothing sounds of Taarab music - a genre influenced by the musical traditions of the African Great Lakes in the Rift Valley. Your family will sleep at Jafferji House, a luxury oasis with a rich heritage in the heart of Stone Town.
Day 11: Zanzibar's East Coast
Your seaside family escape continues with four more days on the lush East Coast shorelines of Zanzibar. Observe the iconic views of Tanzania's beach life featured in many journals and travel publications the world over. Homebase for the next few days will be Mapenzi Beach Resort where you can either have two separate rooms or share one. A variety of activities is available for all family members, including spa outings, kayaking, windsurfing and visiting fishing villages. There are also plenty of diving and snorkeling center offering trips to reefs surrounding Mnemba Island.Alternatively, escape with your better half for a quiet stroll far away from the buzzing world that lies beyond the watery horizons.
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