A traditional Tanzanian dhow silhouetted against the setting sun as the crew enjoy sundowners.

Tanzanian Safari and Beach

12 days | From £3,600 per person including flights

This Tanzania family holiday has a little bit of everything - a safari in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area; cultural activities, cycling and beach time. This itinerary can be adapted as you wish to suit your family's interests and the time you have available.


12 days | From £3,600 per person including flights

Tailor-made family holidays in Tanzania

One of the world's greatest safari destinations, Tanzanias rolling plains, abundant wildlife and unique ecosystems make it ideal for a family adventure. On this trip, you will visit the big highlights of this amazing country, enjoying game drives to witness some of the best wildlife in the world as well as cycle tours to explore the local area before spending a few days on the Spice Island of Zanzibar where you will meet the locals and explore historic Stone Town.

Holiday highlights

  • Spot big game in some of Africa's most well-known national parks
  • Cycling tours through local villages
  • Explore historic Stone Town
  • Beach time in Zanzibar
  • Canoeing in the waterways of Lake Victoria
Day 1. Fly overnight to Tanzania
Day 2. Arrive Tanzania
Arrive Kilimanjaro airport in the morning. You'll be met and driven to Lake Manyara about a 3 hour drive from the airport. Stay in an established camp with a cosy atmosphere and pool. The rest of the day is free to relax.
Day 3. Lake Manyara National Park
An early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Zebras, impalas, monkeys, giraffes, buffalos, hippos and warthogs are frequently seen as well as elephants and mind blowing numbers of flamingos. After lunch go on a guided bike ride through a local village, banana plantations and woodlands before returning back to camp over the salt flats.
Day 4. Ngorongoro Conseravation Area
Visit the Ngorongoro Conservation area for an early morning game drive and stop at the rim of the crater for fantastic views. Continue to the Oldupai Gorge, an archeological site where early human fossils were first discovered. In the evening, enjoy a game drive in the Serengeti when the carnivores come out to hunt. Tonight, stay at a Maasai run camp.
Day 5. Serengeti National Park
Today, enjoy a full day game drive after an early breakfast through the Serengeti National Park crossing the whole of the Serengeti through Seronera and into the western corridor with fanastic game viewing opportunities.
Day 6. Lake Victoria
Explore, by canoe, the narrow waterways leading to the massive expanse of Lake Victoria, the best site for birding in Tanzania. In the afternoon, enjoy a bike ride through the local farms and fishing villages between the shores of Lake Victoria and the Serengeti National Park. This evening, enjoy drinka and dinner around the campfire.
Day 7. To Stone Town
Transfer to the airport and fly to Zanzibar, via Dar es Salaam.
Day 8. Stone Town
Today you will have an historical walking tour in Stone Town. Stroll through the narrow alleys, carved balconies and numerous locations of historical significance. After you city tour, transfer to your beach hotel.
Days 9 & 10. On the Beach
The next 2 days can be filled with as much or as little as you wish. Watersports, diving, snorkelling, sunset cruises, village walks and spice tours can all be arranged locally.
Day 11. Depart
After a leisurely, breakfast, you'll be met and transferred by car to Stone Town. En route, stop at a spice farm for a fascinating guided spice tour. Afterwards yu will be taken to the Dhow Palace Hotel where you will have access to a family day room to rest and freshen up before you transfer to the airport for your overnight flight home.
Day 12. Arrive UK
  • PRICE: This holiday is not set in stone, it can be adapted as you wish, using different standards of accommodation, adding extra places, extending the trip, etc. Price depends on when you wish to travel, and flight prices which fluctuate considerably. Please contact us for an exact quotation. For guidance, this trip costs from £3,600 per person for a family of four. These prices include flights from the UK.

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