5 Days Zanzibar Holiday and Serengeti Safari is a short Zanzibar holiday tour and Serengeti safari tour which has you enjoying the fine white sand beaches, as well as the wild Serengeti National Park for mazing game viewing. This 5 Days Zanzibar Holiday and Serengeti Safari starts in Zanzibar, and ends in Arusha.

Summary Itinerary of 5 Days Zanzibar Holiday and Serengeti Safari

Day 1: Arrival in Zanzibar

Day 2: City tour, Spice tour and Prison Island

Day 3: Fly to Arusha, Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 4: Full day in Serengeti National Park

Day 5: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Arrival in Zanzibar 

Up on arrival at the airport in Zanzibar, you will be picked up and driven to your hotel for check in by our guide. Your guide will welcome you to Zanzibar, and brief you about the safari. You will spend the rest of the day relaxing at your hotel, or get to walk on the white sand beach and enjoying the amazing sunset over the horizon. You will have diner and overnight at Kendwa Rocks Hotel. 

Day 2: City tour, Spice tour and visit Prison Island 

After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a city tour of Zanzibar, a spice tour on Zanzibar Island which is also referred to as the spice island where spices such as cloves, nutmeg, vanilla, and cinnamon as well as various fruits like coconuts are grown.

5 Days Zanzibar Holiday and Serengeti Safari
prison island

You will also get to visit the famous Prison Island on this 5 Days Zanzibar Holiday and Serengeti Safari. Get to encounter huge tortoises as old as more than 100 years. Return to your hotel of stay thereafter for dinner and overnight stay at Kendwa Rocks Hotel

Day 3: Fly to Arusha, transfer to Lake Manyara 

On the last day of your Zanzibar holiday, you will have breakfast at your hotel ahead of your transfer to the airport. From Zanzibar Airport you shall catch a morning flight to Arusha. You shall be picked up by our company guide from the airport, and take you on an amazing game drive in Lake Manyara National Park famous for the tree climbing lions and over 2 million pink flamingos living in and around the soda lake, Lake Manyara. You shall head to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation:  Karatu Tented Lodge. 

 Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

 Day 4: Full day Serengeti National Park 

After an early breakfast, you will proceed to Serengeti National park, and get to enjoy a full day of exploring Serengeti national park engaging in a morning game drive as you look out for wildlife species like giraffes, wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, lions, leopards, elands, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, cheetahs among others.

You will also enjoy your lunch in the wilderness and later engage in another game drive. Your guide will later drive you to your lodge where you will relax in the comfort of your room as you prepare for dinner and overnight stay.

5 Days Zanzibar Holiday and Serengeti Safari
Afternoon Game drives in Serengeti

Accommodation: Osinon Camps and Lodges 

 Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 Day 5: Early morning game drive, Departure 

Today, you shall head out for an early morning game drive by 6am.  Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge thereafter. Checkout and proceed for a departure drive back to Arusha, with your guide dropping you off in Arusha, bringing your 5 Days Tanzania and Zanzibar Safari to an end! You may also take a direct flight from the park to Arusha if driving is not an option.

End of 5 Days Zanzibar Holiday and Serengeti Safari

Price Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • Flight from Zanzibar to Arusha
  • all day game drives as per itinerary
  • accommodation for the duration of the safari
  • 4×4 land cruiser safari vehicle
  • Professional safari and tour guide / driver
  • All national park fees
  • All meals on the safari
  • Crater fees
  • Drinking water in the safari vehicle
  • Government taxes


Price excludes

  • Flights
  • Items of personal nature (laundry, beverages, etc.)
  • Any hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any items not included in the itinerary

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