Whet your appetite
Visit Tanzania’s greatest wildlife sites while exploring its history and culture through the lens of food; this journey adds a unique twist to the safari experience. Weave lessons in banana beer brewing and farm-to-table dining into your jaunts through the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Then, fly to the exotic spice island of Zanzibar for authentic Swahili Coast cuisine.
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Arrive in Arusha, Tanzania
Meet your guide this evening at Kilimanjaro International Airport for private transport to your accommodations in Arusha.
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Relax in stylish and comfortable accommodations in the middle of one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations. With a convenient location near the city and airport, Arusha Coffee Lodge is the perfect starting place for your adventure.
Explore one of Arusha’s busy local markets to find what’s growing, who’s selling and why these markets are a critical part of Tanzanian life. Then, return to Arusha Coffee Lodge for an interactive Swahili cooking demonstration.
Arusha Coffee Lodge
After a hearty meal, relax in Arusha Coffee Lodge’s comfortable accommodations before your journey into the bush tomorrow.
Serengeti National Park
Experience the best wildlife viewing in Africa; big cats, elephants, and the legendary Great Migration of wildebeest and zebras are just a few of the park’s main attractions. Enjoy a lesson in banana beer brewing and a traditional meal featuring some of Tanzania’s staple foods along with some creative updates to the classics.
Ngorongoro Crater & Highlands
Journey to Gibb’s Farm, voted Africa’s Best Safari Lodge by Travel + Leisure, to kick your culinary tour up a notch. Tour sprawling fields of coffee, fruits, vegetables and herbs; Gibb’s harvests 90 percent of its food directly from its farm. Mix farm-to-table culinary activities in the bakery, gardens and kitchens with an intrepid journey to Ngorongoro Crater, where the world’s densest population of lions, rare black rhinos and over 25,000 large animals congregate.
Rolling green fields give way to turquoise waters and soft white sands; welcome to the spice island of Zanzibar. Find fresh seafood on a guided excursion to the vibrant, bustling Forodhani Gardens night market after your tour of Stone Town. Discover the lush spice farms the island is famous for and cap off your final night with a sunset dhow cruise, featuring classic Swahili Coast hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a spectacular equatorial sunset.
Zanzibar Serena Hotel
The waters of the Indian Ocean provide a stunning backdrop to this hotel on the water’s edge. Enjoy dining at Baharia Restaurant, serving international dishes with a Swahili twist, or the rooftop Terrace Seafood Restaurant.
Take a short flight to the mainland and board your flight home via Dar es Salaam.
Day room at Kilimanjaro Hotel