Starting the 4 days Tanzania safari from Zanzibar offers a unique opportunity to combine the idyllic island experience with the remarkable wildlife adventures of Tanzania. Zanzibar, known for its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and rich cultural heritage, serves as a perfect gateway to the mainland’s natural wonders. By beginning the safari from Zanzibar, you can seamlessly transition from the serene beach environment to the thrilling game drives and captivating landscapes of Tarangire, Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro Crater.

Zanzibar provides a convenient starting point as it is well-connected with regular flights to Arusha, the safari hub. You can easily fly from Zanzibar to Arusha and be greeted by our experienced safari guides who will accompany you throughout the adventure. This seamless transition allows you to maximize your time and enjoy a hassle-free journey from the beach paradise to the wildlife haven.

Additionally, starting the safari from Zanzibar allows you to enjoy a well-deserved relaxation period on the island before embarking on the exhilarating safari experience. Whether you choose to unwind on Zanzibar’s stunning beaches, explore its vibrant markets, or immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage, you have the opportunity to rejuvenate and prepare for the upcoming safari adventure.

By combining the beach getaway with the safari, you get the best of both worlds – the tranquility and beauty of Zanzibar’s beaches and the incredible wildlife encounters in Tanzania’s renowned national parks. It offers a perfect balance between relaxation and adventure, ensuring a truly unforgettable and diverse experience.

Embark on this safari from Zanzibar and embark on a journey that combines the best of both worlds, immersing yourself in the captivating beauty of the beach and the wild wonders of Tanzania.

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our 4-day Tanzania safari from Zanzibar. Experience the best of Tanzania’s wildlife and natural beauty as you journey through iconic national parks. From the diverse wildlife of Tarangire National Park to the endless plains of Serengeti National Park, and the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, this safari promises thrilling game drives, close encounters with wildlife, and awe-inspiring landscapes. Delight in the chance to spot elephants, lions, zebras, and more, while enjoying comfortable accommodations and delicious meals. With a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation, this safari is a true African experience not to be missed.

Day by day, 4-day Safari from Zanzibar itinerary

Day 1: Zanzibar to Tarangire National Park Fly from Zanzibar to Arusha and transfer to Tarangire National Park. Enjoy game drives and marvel at the large herds of elephants and diverse wildlife. Overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 2: Serengeti National Park Travel through Ngorongoro Conservation Area and enter the renowned Serengeti National Park. Experience endless plains and incredible wildlife sightings on game drives. Stay overnight at a tented camp or campsite.

Day 3: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Continue exploring the Serengeti with morning game drives, visiting attractions like the hippo pools and Seronera Visitor’s Center. Later, return to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and settle in at your lodge or campsite for the night.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater to Zanzibar Embark on an early morning descent into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for thrilling wildlife encounters. Visit Lake Magadi and its diverse birdlife. In the late afternoon, transfer to Arusha for dinner and an overnight stay or head to the airport for your journey back to Zanzibar.

Four days safari from Zanzibar highlights

  • Explore Tarangire National Park and witness large herds of elephants and iconic baobab trees.
  • Experience the vast plains of Serengeti National Park, renowned for its incredible wildlife population and stunning landscapes.
  • Enjoy game drives in the Serengeti, where you may encounter lions, cheetahs, zebras, and other iconic African wildlife.
  • Visit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, known for its abundant wildlife and scenic beauty.
  • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater and witness the diverse ecosystem, including wildebeests, zebras, hippos, and various predators.
  • Explore Lake Magadi in the Ngorongoro Crater, where you can spot flamingos and other water birds.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Maasai people and learn about their traditional way of life.
  • Enjoy the convenience of starting the safari from Zanzibar, combining a beach holiday with an unforgettable wildlife adventure.

Day 1

Arusha to Tarangire National Park:

Embark on your thrilling safari adventure as you are picked up from your Zanzibar hotel and transferred to the airport for a short flight to Arusha. Upon arrival at Arusha Airport, your knowledgeable guide will meet you and drive you to Tarangire National Park. Known for its magnificent elephant herds and ancient baobab trees, Tarangire offers a diverse array of wildlife, including giraffes, impalas, zebras, lions, leopards, and more. Enjoy a game drive and then head to your lodge for a delicious dinner and an overnight stay.


Luxury: Kitela Lodge / Lake Manyara Kilima Moja / The Retreat at Ngorongoro

Mid-range: Eileen’s Tree Inn / Endoro Lodge / Karatu Simba Lodge

Budget Camping: Lilac Campsite/ Panorama Campsite

Day 2

Serengeti National Park

After a satisfying breakfast, journey through the scenic Ngorongoro Conservation Area as you make your way to Serengeti National Park. Stop at Naabi Hill Gate for a short walk and paperwork before indulging in a picnic lunch. Spend the afternoon exploring the vast plains of Serengeti, home to an incredible variety of wildlife. Marvel at the endless savannah as you search for wildebeests, zebras, predators, and other fascinating creatures. Overnight at a comfortable camp or lodge in Serengeti.


Luxury: Kubu Kubu Tented Camp / Melia Serengeti Lodge / Four Season Serengeti

Mid-range: Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp / Embalakai Camp / Acacia Central Camp

Day 3

Ngorongoro Crater:

Start your day with an early morning game drive in Serengeti, visiting the hippo pools and Seronera Visitor’s Center if desired. After a hearty bush breakfast, continue your game drives in Serengeti before heading back to Naabi Hill Gate. Cross back into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and arrive at your lodge in time for dinner and an overnight stay. Delight in the natural beauty and abundant wildlife of this spectacular region. Overnight at a mid-range lodge or campsite in the area.


Luxury: Kitela Lodge / Lake Manyara Kilima Moja / The Retreat at Ngorongoro

Mid-range: Eileen’s Tree Inn / Endoro Lodge / Karatu Simba Lodge

Budget Camping: Lilac Campsite/ Panorama Campsite

Day 4

Ngorongoro Crater Tour and Return to Zanzibar/Arusha

Enjoy an early breakfast and descend over 600 meters into the Ngorongoro Crater, a haven for diverse wildlife. Marvel at the large herds of wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, and elephants, as well as the predators that roam the crater floor, including lions, hyenas, and cheetahs. Explore the picturesque Lake Magadi, home to flamingos and other water birds. Afterward, depart for Arusha or the airport for your return flight to Zanzibar or Arusha, where you can continue your journey or opt for additional accommodation upon request.

The cost for the whole 4 Days Tanzania  safari from Zanzibar includes and excludes the following items

Tanzania Safari Price includes

Park fees

Game drives and activities

All accommodation

A professional driver/ safari guide

All transportation

All Taxes/VAT

Roundtrip airport transfer


Water / Coffee / Tea or Soft Drinks

Price Excludes

International flights

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

Tanzania Visa


Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)

Meals not listed above

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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