Overview

This 13 day tour starts in Dar Es Salaam, travels to the beautiful Island of Mafia and ends in Nairobi. Experience a variety of activities from Whale Shark watching, diving with paddletail snapper that live around to reefs to visiting the great Ngorongoro Crater. One is able to experience the best of both worlds.

From start to end this tour is sure to excite and amaze, board an adventure truck and experience Africa.

Pre & Post Tour Accommodation

Nomad can book accommodation before and after your tour.

Pre Tour Accommodation - Dar es Salaam

From R690
  Airport Transfer Available Kariakoo Hotel

The Sleep Inn Hotel Kariakoo is located only 20 minutes from the main International Airport. The hotel is a central point for any tourist and its located in the most secure neighborhood of Kariakoo Bazaar. The hotel has spacious rooms, honey moon suite and normal suites. For your convenience there … Read More

Post Tour Accommodation - Nairobi

From R1,800
  Airport Transfer Available Sentrim Boulevard

Sentrim Boulevard Hotel is located close to the Nairobi National Museum and the University of Nairobi. It is within walking distance of the city market, a Barclays ATM on the University grounds and there is a grocery store nearby. Depending on the traffic in Nairobi, it can take anything from … Read More

Itinerary

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Day 01

Dar Es Salaam to Mafia

This morning you will transfer to the Dar es Salaam airport for the short flight to the island of Mafia. On arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation and base for the next five days of diving.

Day 02

Mafia Diving

Over the next five days you will dive twice each day on a selection of the Zanzibar and Mnemba Atoll dive sites. The reef of this small atoll is probably the most popular diving area in Tanzania with its shallow but rich coral reef, incredible water clarity and large species variety

Day 03

Mafia Diving

Over the next four days you will dive twice each day on a selection of the Zanzibar and Mnemba Atoll dive sites. The reef of this small atoll is probably the most popular diving area in Tanzania with its shallow but rich coral reef, incredible water clarity and large species variety

Day 04

Mafia Diving

Over the next three days you will dive twice each day on a selection of the Zanzibar and Mnemba Atoll dive sites. The reef of this small atoll is probably the most popular diving area in Tanzania with its shallow but rich coral reef, incredible water clarity and large species variety

Day 05

Mafia Diving

Over the next two days you will dive twice each day on a selection of the Zanzibar and Mnemba Atoll dive sites. The reef of this small atoll is probably the most popular diving area in Tanzania with its shallow but rich coral reef, incredible water clarity and large species variety

Day 06

Mafia Diving

Today you will dive twice on a selection of the Zanzibar and Mnemba Atoll dive sites. The reef of this small atoll is probably the most popular diving area in Tanzania with its shallow but rich coral reef, incredible water clarity and large species variety

Day 07

Mafia – Bagamoyo

After our five days of beach living and diving, today we will head back to the mainland of Tanzania. After a morning flight back to Dar Es Saaam we will transfer to Bagamoyo where we will join our Nomad truck and crew.

Day 08

Arusha

Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania, our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. Those who have purchased the optional Serengeti Camping Excursion. You will be briefed this evening by our local guide on what to prepare for the coming days.

 

Day 09

Karatu

Although it is short distance to Karatu, we will spend most of the day commuting closer to the Ngorongoro Crater.  Upon arrival in Karatu, our guide will brief us on the full day excursion into the crater. Karatu is conveniently situated to allow you the opportunity to participate in various optional activities in the coming days.

Day 10

Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater.  We will spend the bulk of our day exploring the Crater floor in search of the animals which roam the plains.  We will arrive back in Karatu in the afternoon.

 

Day 11

Karatu

Today is free for you to relax at camp or participate in a number of optional activities available from the accommodation establishment.  Some of the optional activities include village walking visits or a visit to Lake Manyara National Park.  These activities need to be booked directly with the accommodation provide upon arrival in Karatu.

Day 12

Arusha

Returning to Arusha, tonight we will reunite with our fellow travellers who opted for the Serengeti Camping Excursion and we share our experiences of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 13

Kenya – Nairobi

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi where our journey ends on arrival.

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