Serengeti Family Safari

Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari

11 Days

Go on a family safari in the famous Serengeti plains and explore the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Victoria. Witness some of the best wildlife in the world and spend a few days relaxing in Zanzibar on this fantastic family activity holiday.


11 Days

Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari

"Seeing cheetahs was amazing! Even our guides were excited as it's such a rare experience."
The Dignam family, July 2016

One of the world's greatest safari destinations, Tanzania's rolling plains, abundant wildlife and the unique ecosystem of the Ngorongoro Crater make it like nowhere else on Earth.

Perfect for a family adventure, we will show you the big highlights as well as taking you to more exclusive parts of this amazing country. Your children will love seeing elephants, lions and giraffes out in the wild, as well as exploring local villages and bird watching by canoe. Days are filled with game drives and boat trips. This really is the ultimate African safari.

  • Spot the Big Five on safari
  • Stand at the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Go canoeing to spot hidden animals
  • Visit the historic sights of Stone Town
  • Relax on the beaches of Zanzibar

Here's a taster of your itinerary. For more details please see the itinerary tab and trip notes.

Day 1 - Overnight flight to Kilimanjaro.

Day 2 - Arrive in Kilimanjaro and transfer to lake Manyara.

Day 3 - Game Drive in Tarangire National Park.

Day 4 - Lake Manyara bicycle ride.

Day 5 - Elephant caves and Ngorongoro forest.

Day 6 - Game drive though the Ngorongoro highlands and Serengeti.

Day 7 - Village visit and afternoon canoing.

Day 8 - Game drive in the Serengeti.

Day 9 - Fly to Zanzibar.

Day 10 - Walking village tour of Nungwi.

Day 11 - Free day in Nungwi

Day 12/13 - Stone Town tour and overnight flight to return home.

Why not extend your stay?

Zanzibar Extension With exotic white sand beaches, Zanzibar is one of those places that you simply won?t want to leave. Unwind at your beach front hotel with unparalleled views of the Indian Ocean. Activities available include sea kayaking, snorkelling, forest treks and local cultural tours. Please contact us for prices.

Day 1. Fly to Kilimanjaro
Fly to Kilimanjaro on an overnight flight.
Day 2. Arrive in Kilimanjaro and transfer to Lake Manyara
You will be met on arrival by our local representative and transfer to your tented camp overlooking Lake Manyara.
Day 3. Game drive in Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, head out for a full day's game drive in Tarangire, famous for its great elephant herds.
Day 4. Lake Manyara bicycle ride
Your guide will take you on a bicycle ride to the shores of Lake Manyara . From here, cycle through the forest and onto a nearby village. The afternoon is free to relax or to enjoy optional activities locally.
Day 5. Elephant Caves and Ngorongoro Forest
Drive to Karatu on the edge of the Ngorongoro conservation area. Take a walk through the forest to the elephant caves.
Day 6. Full day game drive through the Ngorongoro highlands and Serengeti
Game drive through the Ngorongoro Highlands, stopping to enjoy spectacular views from the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, continue through the western corridor of the Serengeti before arriving at your camp set on the waterways of the famouse source of the Nile, Lake Victoria.
Day 7. Village visit and afternoon canoeing
Take a motor boat across Lake Victoria to a traditional village where you will see the morning fish market in progress. In the afternoon explore the waterways of Victoria island by canoe.
Day 8. Game drive in the Serengeti
A full day's game drive through the diverse western corridor of the Serengeti. Lookout for gatherings of wildebeest and Zebra as well as buffalo, elephants and giraffes.
Day 9. Transfer to Mwanza for a flight to Zanzibar
Drive to Mwanza for a flight to Zanzibar via Dar es Salaam. From here transfer to your beach hotel in Nungwi.
Day 10. Village walking tour
Explore local life with a walk along the beach to the nearby village and sample some local foods.
Day 11. Free day in Nungwi
Today is free to explore Nungwi, relax on the beach or at the hotel or take part in optional activities in the area.
Days 12/ 13 Departure
Transfer to Stone Town for a walking tour around the city. Visit a spice farm. Depart this evening for an overnight flight arriving back in the UK the following morning.
Extend your stay - Beaches of Zanzibar | 3 nights
Zanzibar is one of those bucket list, tropical islands that you simply won't want to leave. Unwind at our hand-picked hotel set on a tranquil beach where you can enjoy unparalleled views of the Indian Ocean. Activities available include sea kayaking, snorkelling, forest treks or simply relax with a massage in the hotel's seafront spa.
  • Where will we stay?: 3 nights in hotels, 1 night lodge, 6 nights safari camp
  • What meals are included?: 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 10 dinners
  • How do we travel?: Plane, 4WD, minibus, boat, canoe & on foot
  • Flights: With Kenyan Airways
  • Trip Code: FTSZ
  • Age guide: 7 - 18

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