best of tanzania and zanzibar safari

Tour Operator in Chicago, America Tours, Africa Safari Tours

Horizon Africa Safari is an owner-managed travel operation (LLC) specializing in East Africa and based in Chicago, IL.


  • Price
    Contact us for price
  • Package Duration
    14 Days / 12 Nights
  • Destination Covered:
    Arusha - Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro conservation area - Serengeti National Park - Zanzibar Island
  • Tour Validity
    01/06/2018 to 31/12/2019

Tour Highlights:


All accommodations are Serena properties and 5 Stars

14 days Best of Tanzania Safari

Small Group Safari of 6 to 7 pax per vehicle, guarantee window seat.

1 Night Lake Duluti Serena Hotel - Arusha.

2 Nights Lake Manyara Serena Lodge - Lake Manyara National Park.

2 Nights Serengeti Serena Lodge - Serengeti National Park.

1 Night Ngorongoro Serena Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater.

5 Night Zanzibar Island Beach – choose from two Beach resorts both are 5 star –and all Inclusive.


Detailed Itinerary:


Visit most of northern Tanzania’s great wildlife parks and savour the beauty of your surroundings from beautifully designed lodges in prime locations. Begin with game viewing among the picturesque Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara is a jewel box of diversity with forests, grassland, marshes, scrubland and open plains, each a thriving habitat for different types of animals

Experience nature up close on a full day of impressive wildlife encounters in the Ngorongoro Crater. Cap your safari with a thrilling two-night stay in the heart of the action of the world-famous Serengeti Plain.

Day 01: Departure from the USA

Depart for Tanzania. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey.


Day 2: Arusha

Begin your Best of Tanzania Safari in Arusha, Tanzania.  Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you will be a meet and greet by your safari guide from Horizon Africa Safari, who will escort you to your car and transfer you to Arusha Town, Serena Mountain Village Lodge – 5 Star.

Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast.

Day 03: Arusha to Lake Manyara.


Travel by road from Arusha to Lake Manyara with a picnic lunch for a Game drive at Lake Manyara National Park. Later at 5:30 pm drive back to your Lake Manyara Serena Lodge – 5 Star or Kirurumu Tented Lodge – 5 Star for an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, and Dinner.

Day 04: Serengeti National Park.


After breakfast travel by road from Lake Manyara Serena to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge, where you will visit the Gorge and the Museum. En-route you have an option to visit Masai Village. overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge – 5 Star or Serena Mbuzi Mawe Camp – 5 Star or Mbalageti Tented Lodge – 5 stars.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner.

Day 05: Serengeti National Park.


At Serengeti, National Park, enjoy your full day game drive with a choice of hot lunch at the lodge or picnic lunch in the bush. Overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge – 5 Star or Serena Mbuzi Mawe Camp – 5 Star or Mbalageti Tented Lodge – 5 stars.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 06: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater.

After breakfast check out of your lodge, morning to midday enjoy a game drive at Serengeti National Park, midday stopover for picnic Lunch. En-route your game drive proceeds to Ngorongoro Conservation area via Malanja depression passing through various Masai Villages.

Dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge– 5 Star or Ngorongoro Explorean– 5 Star,

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner.

Day 07: Ngorongoro Crater.

After breakfast travel to Ngorongoro Crater for 6-hour game drive pm followed by a visit to Masai Village before proceeding to your lodge for

dinner and overnight stay at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge – 5 Star or Kirurumu Tented Lodge – 4 Star,

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner.

Day 08: To Arusha.

After breakfast travel by road from Lake Manyara Serena Lodge to City of Arusha via Great Rift valley and African villages of Mto WaMbu

arrive in Arusha at around midday, you will be dropped at Arusha Airport (Domestic Airport) At 13:30 depart with the flight to Zanzibar Island.

On arrival at Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) at 15:30, you will be a meet and greet by our representative from Horizon Africa Safari, who will escort you to the car

and transfer you to your beach resort on the east coast of Zanzibar Island. Choice of 2 beach resort, Blue Bay Beach Resort or Karafuu

Beach Resort all of them are 5 stars.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Zanzibar All Inclusive.

Day 09 to 13: Zanzibar Island Beach Leisure.


Enjoy your 5 days at Zanzibar beach leisure and relax at your resort which is situated on the beach front, your resort wide range of in-house

leisure facilities and you will also have a choice, lots of excursions, Boat ride on the Indian Ocean, Scuba diving, Fishing trips, Watersports,

Historic Stone town tour, Visit fisherman village and many more choice of excursion. Overnight stay at one of your choices from the two-beach resort, BlueBay Beach Resort or Karafuu Beach Resort all 5 star.

Meal Plan: All Inclusive.


Day 14: Zanzibar Island Beach to Zanzibar Airport.


After breakfast say farewell to Zanzibar and check out your room at 10:30, you will have the choice to deposit your luggage for storage at the

hotel reception and continue using the resort facility up to the time of your departure. The road transfer time from the resort to the airport

is approximant 1 hour 45min, please be at checking counter 3 hours before departure time. Our representative will wait for you at the hotel reception as per your flight details.

Meal Plan: All Inclusive.

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Facts & Figures :


Serengeti Balloon Safari US$495.00 per person.

Ngorongoro Conservation Visit Masai Bomas US$35.00 per person.

Flight from Arusha to Nairobi from US$280.00 per person - one-way.

Flight from Arusha to Zanzibar from US$260.00 per person - one-way.

One-Way Airport transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arusha from US$80.00 per vehicle

Terms & Conditions:

What is Included:

Best of Tanzania 14 Days combination of 7 Days Safari and 5 Days Zanzibar Beach, All meals and Accommodation as per Itinerary on safari, 6 Breakfast, 4 Picnic lunch box, 5 Days Zanzibar All Inclusive, All transfers, Park Fees,

Game drive as per Itinerary with the English-speaking safari guide, Transportation on 4X4 Safari vehicle with a pop up roof, Oneway flight from Arusha to Zanzibar, luggage allowance 15kg per  person in a soft bag.


What is not Included:

Laundry, Item of personal Nature, travel Insurance, Internal or International Flight Ticket, Entry visa to Tanzania US$50, Drinks, Gratuity & Tipping, Phone, Fax, and any other item which is not mention

in the Itinerary, Masai village tour – Extra US$35 per person, Flight out of Zanzibar – Extra.

All the bookings / Sales will be closed 60 days prior to departure date.

For Reservation Contact Horizon Africa Safari LLC at

AIRPORT TRANSFER: Please note that Best of Tanzania Safari is a group safari and Airport transfer is done as per itinerary. We will pick up and drop you off per itinerary, but if a client decides to arrive earlier or to leave on different day, extra charges for airport transfer will apply.

Please Note - our main goal is to fulfill the satisfaction of our customers.  For Tanzania, Deluxe Safari we hold block booking allotments with Serena Lodges accommodation, but sometimes due to overbooking, we reserve the rights to re-route the program.  Which means we may start safari from Serengeti or Ngorongoro Crater instead of Lake Manyara without no loss to you on game drive. There are alternative accommodations to choose from.  In Lake Manyara, Serena Lodge or Kirurumu Tented Camp.  In Ngorongoro Crater, Serena Lodge or Ngorongoro Explorean, and in Serengeti Serena properties of Mbalageti Tented Lodge.

All the space and reservation is based on first come first serve and use the similar type of accommodation or alternative re-route.


All room category’s, are based on standard room or superior room.


Two person sharing double room with option of twin beds or 1 large double bed, rates mention is per person.


Three Person sharing Triple room with option of twin beds or 1 large double bed, with add on extra bed on the room, the rates mention is per person.


One single bed in the room, no sharing, the double per person rates + add on single room supplement rate.


Two person sharing double Room with option of 1 add on extra bed in the room for children age 4 to 12 years old. While on safari occupying 3 seats, 2 window seat and 1 middle seat.


Best of Tanzania Safariis the fix set departure safari based on small group maximum of 7 pax per vehicle guaranteed window seat and cannot be customized as per individual requirement.


Cancellation and booking policies as below:

45 Days before date of departure full 100% payment required nonrefundable.

60 Days before date of departure full 70% payment required nonrefundable.

Up on any booking made for more than 60 days 50% deposit required.

All the bookings / Sales will be closed 60 days prior to departure date.

Thank you for choosing Horizon Africa Safari!



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