FAMILY SAFARI - Tanzania - Culture & Beach
Embark on an exciting adventure with our "Family Safari Tanzania - Culture & Beach" tour. It's a perfect mix of wildlife, culture, and relaxation. We've carefully planned this trip to take you to different places in Tanzania, like Moshi, Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Stone Town, and the beautiful beach in Jambiani.
Our guides are experts and will share interesting facts about Tanzania's culture, wildlife, and history. You'll stay in cozy lodges and nice beachfront resorts, making sure your family has a comfortable and memorable experience.
Book the "Family Safari Tanzania - Culture & Beach" for a unique adventure full of culture and fun. Make special memories with your family while exploring Tanzania's wonders.
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- DAY 1 - MOSHI
- DAY 2 - MOSHI
- DAY 3 - MOSHI - MATERUNI WATERFALL (DAY HIKE)
- DAY 4 - ARUSHA - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
- DAY 5 - LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
- DAY 6 - MTO WA MBU
- DAY 7 - LAKE EYASI - HADZABE & DATOGA TRIBES
- DAY 8 - NGORONGORO CRATER - ARUSHA
- DAY 9 - ARUSHA - STONE TOWN
- DAY 10 - SPICE TOUR
- DAYS 11-13 - JAMBIANI
- DAY 14 - END OF ITINERARY
DAY 1 - MOSHI
You will be met at the airport with a signboard with your name written on it. You will be whisked away to your hotel to recover from your flight and enjoy your first taste of African hospitality. After a good night's rest you will be ready for the start of your safari tomorrow!
The drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi takes approximately 1 hour.
DAY 2 - MOSHI
DAY OF RELAXING
Today is a real relaxing start of your holiday. Enjoy your first morning in Africa your way. Have a sleep in - or rise early and enjoy all the lodge has to offer! Jump in the pool - or talk a walk through authentic Tanzania village life. Take the day to relax and acclimatize so you are ready for a good start to your safari. Shadows of Africa.
Upon request, Shadows of Africa can assist in arranging additional guided tours and day trips.
DAY 3 - MOSHI - MATERUNI WATERFALL (DAY HIKE)
You’ll take a guided walk to Materuni Waterfall. Your walk takes you through local fruit and vegetable plantations, and your guide will teach you about the local culture along the way.
Finish your day trip with a refreshing dip in the waterfall pool and a delicious picnic lunch before transferring to Arusha.
DAY 4 - ARUSHA - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will proceed to Tarangire National Park for a half day game drive.
Once you've entered Tarangire, you'll begin your game drive across a rich vista of endless golden savannah that surrounds the Tarangire River. The river itself runs throughout the year and is a vital source of water for the animals of the region during the dry season. Lined with acacia and Baobab trees, the river is regularly visited by the park's large elephant population as well as other herbivores such as zebras and antelopes.
A picnic lunch with a view of the river is a great way to take it all in, but you'll have to keep on your toes as the local monkey population does its best to separate you from your lunch!
Driving through the park you'll also have the opportunity to see lions, leopards, cape buffalo, and a huge variety of antelopes. If you're particularly lucky, you might even see endangered animals such as the Greater Kudu or the Fringe-Eared Oryx.
After your game drive, you will retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5 - LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
You'll depart from your lodge after breakfast for the drive to Lake Manyara National Park. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour.
The park is truly a photographer's playground and offers some of the best game viewing in the world. You can expect to see many of Africa's most well-known animals, with the tree-climbing lions a particular treat. These proud predators lounge in acacia trees practically begging to be photographed.
Bird-watchers will find Lake Manyara is an absolute delight, with a huge variety of birds on display in the park. Even the novice can expect to be amazed by large flamingo flocks, circling birds of prey, and the brightly coloured lilac breasted roller.
You'll then return to Karatu for dinner and a good night's rest.
DAY 6 - MTO WA MBU
Today you will discover modern day Tanzanian village life - from a tuk tuk! During this tuk tuk tour you go on a 2-hour stroll through the local farming village of Mto Wa Mbu. This village is unique in Tanzania since it is home to over a 120 different tribes from across Africa. The walk will take you to see local farms, schools, a kindergarten, local homes, the market and milling machines.
You will conclude your morning of exploration with a hot local lunch under the banana leaves.
After lunch you will set of for your drive to Ngorongoro. Enjoy the sunset and get ready for an early morning!
DAY 7 - LAKE EYASI - HADZABE & DATOGA TRIBES
You'll be up before breakfast today, as you'll be joining the Hadzabe bushmen for the opportunity to hunt for your own food!
One of the last true bushman tribes in Africa, the Hadzabe live very much as they always have despite the rapid development of Tanzania. With only 2,000 members, the Hadzabe tribe are a fascinating people who offer us a window into how life in Tanzania was in the past.
The local hunters will prepare a demonstration of hunting techniques just for us. Far from being a mere performance, this display reveals a great deal about their everyday lives when they must hunt for animals to feed their families. You will see firsthand how the Hadzabe use distinctive motions and even the body parts of certain animals to lure their prey close enough that they can be brought down with hand-crafted poisons.
After a late breakfast, you'll have the opportunity for a drive around Lake Eyasi proper. While this shallow soda lake is not home to the same variety of wildlife you'll find in a national park, you'll have the chance to spot a variety of bird and mammal life. On occasion, flamingos and hippos even call the lake home.
You'll also have time to meet with the Datoga people. Mostly farmers and cattle breeders, these fascinating people offer another insight into tribal life in Tanzania.
Once your day's activities have been completed, you'll make your way to Karatu to overnight.
DAY 8 - NGORONGORO CRATER - ARUSHA
After breakfast, you'll depart for Ngorongoro Crater; considered by some to be the Eighth Wonder of the World. When you get your first glimpse of this vast, verdant caldera from the panoramic viewpoint, you'll soon understand why it has earned such a lofty reputation.
Home to over 120 species of mammal including the fabled Big Five, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most sought after safari destinations in the world. It's a particularly good place to see the endangered black rhinoceros enjoying a lonely meal out on the grass plains, as well as a place to see large numbers of hippopotamus enjoying the cool water.
From the comfort of your open-top vehicle, you'll be able to observe and photograph some of Africa's most recognisable faces. The crater is home to a large number of predators including lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals, and hyenas, as well as a large population of wildebeest, zebras, antelope, cape buffalo, and more. It is truly one of Africa's premier safari destinations.
After the thrills and excitement of the day, you will have a picnic lunch by the park's famous hippo pool before going to Arusha.
DAY 9 - ARUSHA - STONE TOWN
You will be picked up and drive to Arusha airport for a morning flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival at Zanzibar airport, you will be met and transferred to your resort on magical Zanzibar island.
Upon request, Shadows of Africa can assist in arranging additional guided tours and day trips.
DAY 10 - SPICE TOUR
You will be picked up by your guide for a tour of Stone Town's labyrinthine alleys, bustling market bazaars, and historic sites. You'll learn about the city's history as a spice port, its dark period as a major slave port, and the many times control of the island has changed hands.t your hotel and you will start the drive to Stone Town.
After your tour and lunch, you will begin your trip to the beach. On the way you will visit one of the famous Zanzibari Spice Farms. You will enjoy a walking tour in a spice farm (shamba). You will be smelling and tasting spices, herbs and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges.
The tour finishes with a stop at a spice stall selling fresh packaged spices (cash only).
You will arrive at the beach in time for cocktails!
DAYS 11-13 - JAMBIANI
TIME TO RELAX
Jambiani has a beautiful 7 km long beach with swaying palms. In contrary to some beaches in the north, this beach has powdery white sand and hardly any rocks or sea-urchins. The broad lagoon of swallow water is perfect for wading, snorkeling and diving and offers an excellent view of the marine. Thanks to its steady sideshore winds, Jambiani is also an ideal spot for wind- or kitesurfing.
A high tide it’s nice to swim in the Indian Ocean and at low tide you can enjoy a nice beach walk, look for shells and drink from a coconut.
DAY 14 - END OF ITINERARY
EVEN GOOD THINGS COME TO AN END
Today is the last day of your adventure. You will be picked up from your resort and taken to Zanzibar Airport in time for your international departure flight.
If you would like to extend your beach holiday – just let us know and we would be happy to design a custom trip for you.