14 Days - Trekking & Wildlife Safari


This 14-day safari package will take you to the Spice Islands of Zanzibar, Katavi National Park, Mahale National Park, and Lake Tanganyika. Activities during this tour include game drives, snorkeling, diving, chimpanzee tracking, beach holidays and historical tours

Tour Details
Tour Highlights
• Chimpanzees on the slopes of Gombe and Mahale National Parks
• Swim, snorkel, dive and kayak in the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tanganyika, Africa’s deepest lake and the the world’s longest and second deepest freshwater lake
• See Spectacular sceneries, herds of buffaloes and elephants converging on water sources, pods of hippos, lions and hyenas in Katavi National Park;
• Huge Nile crocodiles living in caves along the Katabi River.
• The Spicy Islands of Zanzibar 

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you will be picked up by our driver; you will be driven to your hotel in Arusha. Once in Arusha (depending on your flight arrival time), you will have the time to tour the city. You will meet the local people, see their arts and crafts and if interested you may buy souvenirs from them.
Dinner and overnight accommodation in your hotel at Arusha. 

Read more about Katavi National Park here
After breakfast at camp, you will head out for a day of game viewing inside Katavi National Park. Inside Katavi, you can’t help but feel like you have stepped back a thousand years; Katavi is Africa at its best; here you will experience spectacular sceneries and rich wildlife views far away from the beaten tracks of the other national parks.

Game viewing inside Katavi National Park mainly takes place along the Katuma River and the adjacent floodplains. Here you will see prides of lion and resident hyenas who are the lords of the plains; they hunt giraffes, impalas, zebras, and reedbucks residing along the river. Large herds of elephants and buffalos converge on the floodplains for water and pasture; you will also see pods of hippos and large and unique Nile crocodiles residing in caves along the banks of the Katami River.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Camp in Katavi National Park. 

On this day you will an extended walking safari in the park; you will also enjoy watching birds along the trails and this walk provides an opportunity for taking amazing photographs of the African wilderness. You will be accompanied by an armed ranger for the entire duration of the walk.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Camp in Katavi National Park. 

You will catch a flight from Mahale National Park to Mahale National Park; on Arrival, you will be met by one of our guides. Together with the guide, you will be taken to your camp by boat; the boat ride takes about one and half hour.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Camp in Mahale National Park. 

Read more about Mahale National Park here
After breakfast, you will head out for a full day of chimpanzee tracking.
Mahale is a place where mountain forests meet the shoreline of Lake Tanganyika, the crystal-clear water of Lake Tanganyika re kissed by beaches covered by the finest powder like white sands and above all, the howls and shrieks of resident chimpanzees complete the magical experience by reverberating through the forest.
Mahale is one of the best places in the world to encounter chimpanzees up-close; it is home to about 900 chimpanzees. If you have additional time, you can extend the trip and hike to the top of Mount Nkungwe (2462m) which is the highest peak in the park; usually, the climb can be done in two or three days.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Camp in Mahale National Park. 

Today you will get close to thousands of multi-colored tropical fish while snorkeling or diving in the crystal-clear waters of the lake; the fish range from the size of your finger to the size of your arm. You can also go kayaking on the lake or just decide to lazy around in the white sand beaches of the lake. The forests along the lake are also rich in birds, so bird watching is also on the menu.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Camp in Mahale National Park. 

After breakfast in Mahale, you will take a boat to the airstrip from where you will fly on a light aircraft to Arusha. On arrival, you will be met by our driver who will take you to your hotel in Arusha.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at your hotel/lodge in Arusha. 

After breakfast in your hotel, you will depart for Zanzibar on a light chartered aircraft; the journey will take about one hour and a half. On arrival, you will be met by our guide who will drive you to your hotel in stone town.
After lunch, you will head out and explore stone town where you will see many historical attractions such as the house of wonders (Beit al ajaib), the slave chambers and the old fort, craft shops, and museums; you will also get a chance to experience the local Swahili culture. Late that night you will head out to Forodhani Gardens where perfectly cooked seafood is served.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at your hotel in Stone Town. 

After breakfast, you will spend the morning doing a final tour of the parts of Stone Town that you did not manage to reach the previous day. After this brief Stone Town tour, you will visit Prison Island (also known as Chunguu) where you will see and feed giant turtles as well as visit a slave museum.
Late in the afternoon, you will be transferred to the white sand beaches of Nungwi where you will spend the night and the next two days.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at your beach hotel in Nungwi. 

These two days will be spent relaxing and unwinding after many days of travel. You will enjoy swimming, beautiful sunsets and water sports such as diving, snorkeling, paragliding, jet skiing and beach volleyball; you can also arrange to go swimming with the dolphins.

Today you will head to a local spice farm where you will see, smell and taste the spices that make Zanzibar world famous. You will also get a chance to interact with the local Swahili people and learn a little bit about their culture. Later in the afternoon, you will return to Nungwi beach where the rest of the day will be spent at leisure on the beach.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at your beach hotel in Nungwi. 

Depending on your flight schedule you will be transferred to the Zanzibar airport to catch your international flight back home. If your flight back home leaves from Dar es Salaam, we will transfer you to Zanzibar airport where you will catch a local flight to Dar es Salaam airport from where you will board your international flight.

  •  Arrival and departure airport transfers
  •  Accommodation on full board basis while on safari and bed and breakfast in Arusha
  • Arusha where clients are booked on bed and breakfast only.
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees, Concession fee and camping fees where applicable
  • All game drives as per itinerary
  • Services of a qualified English/France/Spanish/Italian/Germany/Speaking Driver Guide
  • Transport in 1 x 6-Seater 4x4 Land cruiser vehicle
  • 2 Liters bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari 
  • International Flight from your beloved Country.
  • International Insurance.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Shopping, Alcohol, Souvenirs and etc.
  • Tips for Driver Guide & Assistants Guide
  • Tanzania visa
  • Pre and post safari accommodations (can be arranged for extra costs)    

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