Mombasa Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 411

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Colonial building

Day 1: Dar es Salaam

Welcome to Dar es Salaam. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax.

Old town district

Day 2: Dar es Salaam

We will take you on a full day city tour today, taking in National Museum, Fish & Shell Market, Makonde Carvers, Village Museum, Tinga Tinga, Slipway and lunch.

Day 3: Dar es Salaam

Depart Dar es Salaam city at 08:30 hrs and drive to Bagamoyo where the day will be spent visiting the Kaole Ruins, Old Fort, Holy Ghost Mission and Caravan Sarayia Museum. Lunch will be at a beach resort. After lunch leisure time before departing at 15:30 hrs and returning to Dar es Salaam, estimated arrival time 17:30 hrs.

Day 4: Dar es Salaam - Zanzibar

We will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Zanzibar (flight not included). On arrival we will transfer you to the hotel. We will then take you on a spice your and a city tour, seeing the highlights of Zanzibar and seeing and tasting a variety of spices.

Day 5: Zanzibar

Today we will take you out on a Dolphin tour, getting to swim with the dolphins (if they are in the mood to be gregarious). Afterwards we head to Jozani Forest, home of the red colobus monkey, a rare species found only in Zanzibar. Jozani is also home to other species including Sykes monkey's, small buck, chameleon and bush pigs. The elusive Zanzibar leopard (last sited several years ago) is said to feed here at night - perhaps this is why the reserve is only open during the day.

Day 6: Zanzibar - Serengeti N.P.

We will transfer you to Zanzibar airport for the scheduled flight Coastal air, departing at 0900hrs and arrive Serengeti at 1440hrs (via Arusha) with picnic lunch box. We will meet you and depart for afternoon game drive ont he way to the lodge.

Day 7: Serengeti N.P. - Ngorongoro Crater

Today you will depart for the Ngorongoro Crater, descending into the crater floor itself, for a game drive. Spend the morning exploring this fascinating wildlife amphitheater. Home to nearly 25,000 animals, which remain in the crater due to the constant supply of water from the springs. There is a very good chance of spotting the big five: lion, elephant, endangered black rhino, buffalo and leopard plus countless other African mammal species. This caldera, formed by a volcano sinking, hosts a unique cross-section of eco-systems, from Soda Lake to savannah and is home to almost every major species of African mammal.

Lunch time at Limpopo Transfrontier Park

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater - Mombasa

After breakfast, depart and drive to Arusha with picnic lunch box drop off at Arusha airport for schedule flight depart at 1230hrs to Arrive Dar at 1420hrs. Meet and assist to connect flight to Mombasa. (flight Dar es Salaam to Mombasa is not included). On arrival in Mombasa we will transfer you to the hotel.

Palm tree on one of Mombasa's sandy beaches

Day 9: Mombasa

You can take an optional day trip today - see details on the Enhance your Holiday page.

Local dhow

Day 10: Mombasa

We will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Nairobi (flight is included). Our service end with your arrival into Nairobi airport.

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