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Tanzania Family Safari and Beach Vacation

Inspirational safari & beach family holiday to Tanzania

Combining both safari and beach, this luxury Tanzania vacation will have you and the family stay in plush family rooms in some of Tanzania's finest lodges and camps. On your safari, you will have your own vehicle and guide to explore both the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti at your leisure. With staggering wildlife numbers, you will be awed by the variety of animals you will encounter at close quarters, including the Big 5. At each stop the children will be entertained by the &BEYOND WILDChild programme, which is filled with fun, interactive activities that offer opportunities to learn and discover new experiences and cultures.

Conclude the holiday with a 4-night stay at the exclusive Mnemba Island, off the Tanzanian coast. An Indian Ocean paradise of palm trees and white sand and water waters, home to green turtles, humpback whales, dolphins, whale sharks and hundreds of species of reef fish. Perfect for scuba diving and snorkelling there's also swimming, fishing, and walks along the beach to enjoy as a family.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Kilimanjaro
  • 1 night - Legendary Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania
  • 2 nights - Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
  • 3 nights - Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves, Tanzania
  • 4 nights - Mnemba Island, Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
  • Ends - Transfer to Nairobi International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Tanzania
  • Nights Icon 10 Nights
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Price per person based on a family of 4
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Kilimanjaro

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Day 1

Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport where you will be met and driven to your hotel in Arusha.

  • 1 night

Legendary Lodge
All Inclusive | Meru Cottage

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Day 2 - 4

Today you will be privately driven to Arusha Airport where you will catch a light aircraft flight to Lake Manyara airstrip and then be privately transferred to your lodge on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.

  • 2 nights
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Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
All Inclusive | Family Suite

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Day 4 - 7

Today you will be returned to Lake Manyara Airstrip for your light aircraft flight to the Serengeti. A guide will be at the airstrip to take you to your camp.

  • 3 nights
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Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
All Inclusive | Family Tent

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Day 7 - 11

Fly today by light aircraft flight to Zanzibar Airport. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road and boat to Mnemba Island.

  • 4 nights

Mnemba Island
All Inclusive | Family Banda

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Day 11

Return to Zanzibar Airport where you will catch your flight to Nairobi Airport in Kenya. You will then connect with your international flight home.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • All road transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
  • Private vehicle on safari with professional English speaking safari guide
  • Water sport at Mnemba Island (scuba diving - 2 dives per day - full PADI certification required), snorkelling, kayaking, sundowner dhow cruise, and stand-up paddle boarding) subject to availability
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
  • Premium brands whilst all inclusive
Indulge your passions


This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

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  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkeling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Kids Club Icon Family Activities
  • Cycling Icon Cycle Tours
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
  • Wildebeest
  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • Thompson Gazelle
    Thompson's Gazelle
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Puffer Fish
    Puffer Fish
  • Ostrich
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Lionfish
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Hippo
  • Hawksbill turtle
    Hawksbill Turtle
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Coral
  • Colobus Monkey
    Colobus Monkey
  • Cheetah
  • Buffalo
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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