Southern Tanzania Safari

Southern Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar Beach Holidays, The ultimate adventure safari for those wanting to get off the tourist trail, deep into the wilderness and encountering amazing wildlife, this 12 day Tanzania safari combines the wild of the Mikumi, Ruaha and Selous Game Reserve with the Zanzibar Beach Holidays

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Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Ruaha

Pick up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam and drive with packed lunch to Ruaha, one of Tanzania’s best kept secrets. The drive to Ruaha is a long stretch, about 9 hours, but is truly fascinating and gives you a real feel of the African country side.  Overnight at lodge/tented camp in Ruaha River Lodge or Ruaha Hilltop Lodge  on Full Board Basis.

DAY 2 + 3: Ruaha

Enjoy two full day safari drives within Ruaha National Park with packed lunches. The remoteness of Ruaha gives you the perfect impression of a real safari in wild Africa. Return to Ruaha River Lodge or Ruaha Hilltop Lodge in the evenings and overnight in Ruaha on Full Board Basis.

Day 4: Ruaha – Mikumi

After breakfast drive to Mikumi with packed lunch. Early afternoon arrival at Mikumi National Park. After lunch and freshening up, set off for a glimpse of Mikumi with a late afternoon safari drive in Mikumi National Park. Overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Lodge or Similar  in Mikumi on Full Board Basis.

Day 5: Mikumi – Selous

Wake up early and delve into an early morning safari drive in Mikumi National Park. Return to lodge for breakfast and depart with packed lunch for the Selous Game Reserve. The journey will take you approximately 7 hrs through the most amazing and truly wild and untouched areas of Tanzania. Arrive at Selous Game Reserve and overnight at lodge/tented camp on Full Board Basis.

Day 6: Selous

After breakfast, depart for a full day of safari drives within this vast reserve. Return to lodge and overnight at Selous Serena tented camp on Full Board Basis.

Day 7: Selous

Wake up for a very early breakfast and indulge yourself into a very adventurous activity – walking safari! You will join a professional guide and an armed ranger for a walking safari into the wilderness and experience the wilderness on foot. This is a very enlightening trip where you will learn a lot about the flora and fauna of the reserve and its inhabitants. Return to lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, experience a boat safari on the mighty Rufiji River. You will glide through groups of hippos, crocodiles, villages and see amazing bird life along the way. Return to Selous Serena tented camp and overnight on Full Board Basis.

Day 8: Selous – Zanzibar.

Today you will can have your morning safari activity and lunch before you are driven back to the airstrip. You fly on your scheduled light aircraft flight to Zanzibar. You are met on arrival in Zanzibar and are driven to your beach accommodation. Most parts of the island take around an hour to drive to from the airport. The northern tip of the island, the Nungwi area, usually takes a little bit longer.

You will check-in to your hotel where you stay for the next 3nights. Depending on your choice of accommodation you may be able to book on various meal plans from bed & breakfast to all-inclusive.
Day 12: Depart

Today you will be transferred for your Flight to Dar Flight to connect your Home Flight

-Pick up and drop off at Airport
Transport 4WD with pop up roof
-Accommodations full board in Lodge
-Meals 3 Times a day breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
-Entry/Park fees/Conservation fee and camping fees
-Mineral water all days in Safari.
-Domestic flight from Selous to Zanzibar nd back Dar
-Accommodations in Zanzibar in half board
All things of personal nature
Tips and gratitude’s for Driver Guide & cook (RECOMMENDED)
Visas and airport Taxes
International air flight ticket departure taxes
Laundry Services
Travel Insurance