Tanzania’s rolling savannahs, plentiful wildlife and the unique ecosystem of the Ngorongoro Crater make it one of the world’s greatest safari destinations. This itinerary offers families opportunities to see a wealth of animals in the wild, and enjoy some memorable cultural experiences.
A perfect family adventure, this trip 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 wildlife safaris and boat trips, with evenings spent around the campfire, reliving everything seen during the day. This really is the ultimate African safari!.
Fly to Dar es Salaam on an overnight flight.
On arrival, make your way to the group hotel in Dar es Salaam. The rest of the day is at leisure.
You will be met on arrival by our local representative and transferred to your tented camp overlooking Lake Manyara.
After breakfast, head out for a full day’s game drive in Tarangire National Park, famous for its great herds of elephants.
Your guide will take you on a bicycle ride to the shores of Lake Manyara, from where you can cycle through the forest and onto a nearby village. The afternoon is free to relax or to enjoy optional activities locally.
Drive to Karatu on the edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, where you can enjoy a walk through the forest to the elephant caves.
Today enjoy a game drive through the Ngorongoro Highlands, stopping to enjoy the spectacular views from the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Continue through the western corridor of the Serengeti before arriving at your camp, situated on the waterways of the famous source of the Nile, Lake Victoria.
Take a motor boat across Lake Victoria to a traditional village where you will see the morning fish market in progress, before exploring the waterways of Victoria Island by canoe in the afternoon.
A full day’s game drive through the diverse western corridor of the Serengeti, where children should be on the lookout for gatherings of wildebeest and zebra, as well as buffalo, elephants and giraffes.
Drive to Mwanza for a flight via Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar, where you will be met and transferred to your beach hotel in Nungwi.
Explore local life with a walk along the beach to the nearby village and sample some local foods.
Today is free to explore Nungwi, relax on the beach or at the hotel, or take part in optional activities in the area.
Transfer to Stone Town for a walking tour around the city, and visit a spice farm. Depart this evening for your overnight flights back to the UK.
Alternatively, you may wish to extend your trip with a few extra days on Zanzibar to truly unwind.
Day 14: Arrive UK
You should note: You can extend this family holiday with an extra few days in Tanzania. Zanzibar is one of those bucket list, tropical islands that you simply won’t want to leave! Activities include sea kayaking, snorkelling and forest treks, or simply relaxing at your hotel or on the beach.
- Prices from (exc. international flights): £3,099 per adult, £2,199 per child
- Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £437 per adult, £3,179 per child
Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods.
Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.
- Duration: 14 days
- Ideal for ages: 7+
- Itinerary type: Small group
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|2019||4 Aug||15 Aug||£3,099||£2,199||Guaranteed**||Book or Enquire|
|2019||18 Aug||29 Aug||£3,099||£2,199||Available*||Book or Enquire|
|2019||22 Dec||2 Jan||£3,099||£2,199||Available*||Book or Enquire|