Serengeti Safari from Zanzibar
For those wanting to combine the thrill of a Big Five safari with the chance to experience Zanzibar’s famous white sand beaches, our selection of safaris from Zanzibar is the perfect option. We’ll arrange everything from the flights and transfers to your accommodation and game drives, so all you need to do is pack your sunscreen and your safari attire!
Even in as little as a week, you can experience Tanzania’s most famous highlights: safari adventures and tropical beaches. Start with the wildlife as you embark on game drives across the savannas of Serengeti National Park to spot lions, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, and more. Then spend a few days relaxing in Zanzibar, an oasis of white-sand beaches and coral atolls nestled amid a sea of sapphire and crystalline waters, or you can even start with Zanzibar and end up in Serengeti.
Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti is inarguably Tanzania’s best national park when it comes to wildlife; abundant with our planet’s most exotic animals (including elephants, giraffes, leopards, lions and buffalo), a visit to the Serengeti is nothing short of a magical experience. But what the park is undoubtedly best known for is the annual wildebeest migration. Visitors can witness the sound and sight of over six million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle scampering through the open plains in a hurry to find food and grazing, providing one of the most exhilarating game viewing experiences in the whole of Africa.
Activities in Serengeti National Park
Serengeti Trips game drives are tailored to suit your preference, with a choice between shorter, twice-daily drives, or one full-day game drive, with a stop for a picnic lunch. Game drives are carefully planned to anticipate the progress of the Great Migration, so you should not have to travel too far to see the vast herds. However, if the migration has moved off, or the dramatic river crossings are in progress, you may choose to spend more time on the vehicle in order to maximise your chances of seeing this incredible phenomenon.
A Serengeti balloon safari is the ultimate way to experience the vastness of the national park. Just imagine floating above the Serengeti plains skimming treetops in complete silence whilst seeing wildlife on the ground below. This is an essential safari experience for travellers to Serengeti National Park. Balloon flights are run daily at 06h00 from four launch sites within Serengeti National Park: one throughout the year close to Seronera, and others in the Ndutu area, in the Western Corridor , and in northern Serengeti
Serengeti Nature Walks
Walking for approximately 1 to 3 hours, depending on the group’s capabilities and appetite, a guided nature walk is a truly memorable and rare opportunity, showcasing the African bush in its most natural and raw state. Avid birders and keen photographers will be in their element. To ensure your safety and comfort throughout your walking journey, your experienced guides follow strict protocols and are well-versed in their surroundings. The age restriction for this adventure is 16 years and older.
Reaching Serengeti From Zanzibar
The are number of ways you can get to Serengeti National Park from Zanzibar ; The most recommended way to get Serengeti from Zanzibar is to fly to Seronera airstrip in the central region of the Park, from Zanzibar Island. There are scheduled flight options available for booking, say using various airlines and charter flight operators like Flightlink. Once in Seronera area, you then have your driver guide picking you up from the airstrip and then transfer to your lodge of stay.
Fly to Serengeti from Zanzibar
Zanzibar to Serengeti is one of the most popular travel destinations. The trip is though time-consuming even by air it is worth taking a shot. The distance is approximately 900km which will take about 2 hours and 50 minutes from one airport to another. Road travel is the other option which is not recommended at all. It is because as soon as you hit the road you will be traveling for 22 hours to cover the 1100km distance. If you are not short on time and love adventure, then this route is recommended. This route is generally not taken by the tourists as they want to get to their destination in a fast and timely manner.