3 days
Duration

Are you in Zanzibar Island and wish to take a short to the Serengeti National Park? Look no further. The Serengeti National Park is  one of the largest wildlife parks located in Northern Tanzania and the park has been repeatedly voted as the best wildlife park in Africa. It wasn’t by fluke or favour because the Serengeti plains are teeming with wildlife and birdlife almost all year round. Due to high demand for safari tours from Zanzibar we introduced this shor 3 days safari in the Serengeti starting and finishing at Zanzibar Island.

Best time to visit Serengeti for safari

The Serengeti is National Park can be toured for wildlife safari throughout the year but if one can avoid the long rains in April / May then that would be a good thing to do. The best time is usually in the drier season with the months starting from July to September being the most favorite months for visitors who travel for the wildebeests migration safari. Location for the wildebeests herds and indeed other animals varies from time to time and you will be duly advised as to which area you should stay in during your short Serengeti safari from Zanzibar. Just inform our safari experts when you wish to travel and they will be happy to advise you on that.

How to take a 3 day Short Serengeti Safari from Zanzibar

Serengeti National Park is located in the larger Serengeti Ecosystem at the border to Kenya. Very far from Zanzibar so there is no way to do the safari by road. One can only visit the Serengeti from Zanzibar by flying into an airstrip within the park. The most commonly used airstrip is Seronera Airstrip in central Serengeti but as mentioned above the area that you are staying at n the Serengeti will determine which airstrip you will landing when you arrive from Serengeti. When visiting the Northern Serengeti you may land into Kogatende, or Lobo Airtsrip. Other aisrtrips include the Fort Ikoma Airstrip and Singita Airstrips which are loacted outside the park.

In our 3 days or 4 days safaris in Tanzania from Zanzibar we usually include return flights.

Cost for the 3 day Short Serengeti Safari from Zanzibar

The price for the 3 days safari from Zanzibar depends on which flight we get but mostly on the accommodation that you want use. We can use midrange or standard luxury lodges or tented camps or even top end accommodations. The prices for the Serengeti safari also depends on how many people are coming with you. We offer this tour as a private tour and not as a group tour that anyone can join.

The 3 days safari from Zanzibar costs more than the same 3 days safari from Arusha mainly because of the cost of the flights involved but also because of the extra transport costs involved in the tour from Zanzibar. Our safari car and driver guide will have to leave early (one day before your arrival date into Serengeti). This is because the guide has to be at the airstrip early to meet you on your arrival. Get in touch with one of our experts and he/she will help you in the hassle free organization for your next 3-day Tanzania safari in Serengeti starting from Zanzibar Island. 

Additional information

LocationSerengeti National Park
DestinationTanzania
PhysicalityEasy
AgeAll Ages
DatesYear-round

3 day Serengeti Safari from – Safari Itinerary

Day 01

Fly from Zanzibar to Serengeti

This morning you you will make your own way to the Zanzibar Airport (or have that arranged by us at TSS at extra cost). You will take a fight this morning from Zanzibar to the Serengeti National Park departing from Zanzibar at 07.45 hrs arriving at Serengeti around 10.45 hrs. You will be  met and picked by our safari driver guide at the Seronera Airtsrip from where the safari starts straight away with game drives around Central Serengeti, a wildlife rich  area teeming with wildlife and birdlife in equal measures.

You will take packed lunch at one of the picnic sites in the Serengeti National Park then your afternoon will be spent doing game drives in Serengeti until late afternoon when your safari guide will take you to a tented camp or lodge within the park boundaries. Overnight at Osinon Serengeti Camp or Thorntree Camp. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 02

Full day safari in Serengeti

On this morning it is very possible to wake early for an early morning game drive starting at 06.00 hrs if you wish (talk to your guide the evening before).  Game drives at dawn offers perfect opportunity to not only see the nocturnal species retiring from a night hunt out but also the diurnal species as they wake up for a new bright day in the wilderness.

After taking breakfast at the lodge/camp you will leave with packed lunch and spend the rest of day in the endless plains of the Serengeti National Park with lots of fun all through the day.

Being the largest park in Northern Tanzania and the center stage for the Annual Wildebeests Migration expect to spot the Millions of Wildebeests that roam the plains (location depends on time of travel), Zebras, topis, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, cheetahs, leopards and many many more as well as a lot of bird life. Overnight at Osinon Serengeti Camp or Thorntree Camp. All meals are included.

Day 03

Fly back from Serengeti to Zanzibar

Early morning game drive can also be done on this last morning in the Serengeti then after breakfast you will check out and drive back to Seronera Airstrip for your flight Back to Zanzibar Island where the 3 Days Serengeti Safari ends.

This package can be customized in anyway in order to suit your needs, but you may also have a look at some of the various tours that we offer from the island on this page that has a lists of the safari tours from Zanzibar packages that we offer with the facilitation of domestic flights.

  • This safari can be done in 4 or 5 Days depending on your Preference and availability of time.
  • This Serengeti tour can also be done while staying at upgraded accommodations; upper midrange, or standard luxury but also deluxe lodges or tented camps. Please request for customization by our able Tanzania safari experts.

See your soon when you join us on your Serengeti Safari from Zanzibar!

3 day Zanzibar to Serengeti Safari Prices

A Group of 2 Persons – USD 1816 per person sharing (Double room or Twin room)

A Group of 4 Persons – USD 1621 per person sharing (2 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

A Group of 6 Persons – USD 1536 per person sharing (3 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

Single Traveler – Request for a quote

Group of more than 6 Travelers – Request for a quote

We can customize the program according to your interests and budget.

The Price includes

03 days private safari from / back to Zanzibar Island

Transport and game drives in clean well maintained 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch

Services of a professional English speaking safari guide

All game reserve entry fees

All game drives as mentioned

02 x FB at safari lodges or tented camp as per your itinerary

1.5 liter mineral water per person / day during game drives

Tourist Development Levy

Wildlife Management Area Fees where applicable

Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

Domestic flight from Zanzibar to Serengeti and back to Zanzibar

The Price does not include

All items of a personal nature

Tips and gratuities for safari guide & lodge /camp staff

Travel insurance

Laundry services during the safari

Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks & beverages

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