Tanzania is a wonderful nation in Africa with many attractions for its visitors. The nation combines the fun and adventure of a safari with the cultural immersion of the African continent. Tourists can spend some relaxing time on the beach before getting on the off-beaten paths between the various cities. They can visit the stunning Lake Victoria and enjoy game drives in the famous reserves there. They can also spend time in the tribal villages and mingle with the locals. Find out more with our 8-day luxury tour of Tanzania.
Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.
Meet your private guide at Abeid Amani Karume International airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the island of Zanzibar. This place is seen to be one of the most stunning locations in entire East Africa. Halt at a countryside spice farm and take a wonderful tour. Have fun and relish the various spices on offer as you learn about the historical legacy of one of the leading producers of spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove worldwide. Sample some of these spices, sure to appease your senses with their various aromas. Then, learn about the farming techniques and the uses of the kinds of root crops, tropical fruits, and spices grown on this property. Following that, enjoy a delicious farm-fresh lunch with locally-grown produce.
Today, explore this serene northeast coast a little more. Go on a tour of the medieval Stone Town, the country's historic center. Then, taste some more exotic spices at the huge outdoor Market. Go to the southeast coast and reach the Kuumbi Caves. Following that, reach the popular white-sand beaches of the country to partake in various aquatic activities. These include snorkeling, wind-surfing, and kayaking. Afterward, lie down and just relax on the beach.
Today, enjoy an early breakfast before your guide drives you to the airport in a private vehicle to catch a plane to Dar es Salaam, the largest city in the nation. Upon arrival, your guide will transfer you to your resort, where you can enjoy gorgeous views of the Indian Ocean. Relax and rejuvenate yourself before going out to explore some of the cultural offerings of this dynamic port city. Then, go to Coco Beach to enjoy more time under the sun. Immerse yourself in the waterfront nightlife, enjoy live music and street food, and mingle with the locals.
Today, enjoy some more local flavors of this beautiful city. Browse through the markets present in the city. Visit Mwenge Woodcarvers Markets, which has artisanal sculptures and wood carvings. Then, visit another main attraction of the city, the National Museum. It shows the development and history of the nation. After that, go to a waterfront eatery and relish the seafood this city is famous for when you get hungry.
Today, your guide will drive you in a private vehicle to Dodoma, the nation's capital. En route, halt for lunch in the beautiful city of Morogoro, situated at the foot of the Uluguru Mountains. Then, go to the vast plains of the nation. After reaching Dodoma, check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon in your hotel. Then, head out to visit Simba Hill, the city's most iconic landmark. The hike is quite short and will easily take you to the top. You will get great views over the city and its surrounding villages. Afterward, go to the stunning religious monuments in the city. These include the Gadhafi Mosque and the Anglican Cathedral. The former is the largest mosque in the nation and was funded by the former dictator of Libya.
Today, your guide will drive you in a private vehicle to the north across the foothills and plains of Shinyanga. En route, halt in Singida for some delicious lunch. This city is located on an alkaline lake of the same name. It is the home of some very exotic waterbirds, such as flamingos. Be transferred to your hotel after reaching Shinyanga. Life is laid back and serene here, with not a lot of tourists. The location gives a close peek into the daily lives of the tribal people who have made this place their home. The major groups are the Sumbwa, Nyamwezi, and Sukuma. Learn that the major industry here is mainly rice, maize, and cotton agriculture.
Today, enjoy an early breakfast before your guide drives you in a private vehicle to the port city of Mwanza, situated on Lake Victoria's south shore. Arrive in time for a lovely lunch in your resort and then relax for the rest of the afternoon. Then, go out to explore the entire city, which is the second-largest in the country after Dar es Salaam. Take a memorable photo of Bismarck Rock, the city's iconic landmark. This unique rock formation rises out of a water body. It was named after Otto von Bismarck. There was a statue of him here that the Germans had erected but was later torn down by the British.
Today, your private guide will transfer you to the airport for your international departure.