The package we will organize for you will be tailored to your personal needs and interests. This means that every trip will be different, which makes it hard to provide a sample trip itinerary. Nevertheless, in order to inspire you, we will try to give you some useful ideas. This example is based on a two week holiday. The emphasis is on visits to wildlife parks in the South of Tanzania.
Example: 15-day South Tanzania
During this trip you will visit: Selous Game Reserve, Mikumi National Park, Udzungwa Mountains and Ruaha National Park. You will travel with your own group and a personal guide, driving a 4WD safari vehicle. Then, after a five-day stay in Zanzibar, relaxing on the beach, you will be fully rested and ready to fly home.
Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania
Today you will arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Makasa will pick you up from the airport and will bring you to your hotel.
Accommodation: Mediterraneo Hotel
Day 2 - 4: Selous Game Reserve
Selous game reserve one of the largest in the world covering 50.000 square kilometers .Each day you will consult with your guide about the schedule for the day. Additional early game drives with a beautiful sunrise, or rather a game drive in the late afternoon. You can also go out for the whole day and take a nice picnic lunch with you. There is also the opportunity to take a boat safari on the Rufiji river.
Accommodation: Rufiji River Camp
Day 5: Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park is populated by elephants, leopards, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, lions, wildebeest, various antelope species and 400 bird species. There is not much tourism in this park. Highly recommended for absolute privacy.
Accommodation: Stanley’s Kopje
Day 6 and 7: Udzungwa Mountains
Udzungwa is a major tropical mountain chain, an island in the sea of savannah. This steep chain contains several species of monkeys, one is the Sanje Mangebey only common in this area, more than 400 different bird species, but also animals such as leopards, elephants and antelopes.
Accommodation: Hondo Hondo - Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp
Day 8 and 9: Ruaha National Park
In this park you will see herds of elephants, often under the big baobab trees looking for some shade.
Accommodation: Ruaha River Lodge
Day 10 - Day 14: Tropical Zanzibar
Today you will fly to the tropical island Zanzibar. Zanzibar is an island off the east coast of Tanzania. This magnificent island has pearl white beaches, a clear blue sea and pleasant temperatures that fluctuate between 25 and 35 degrees Celsius. You will stay here for 5 nights.
Accommodation: Kilima Kidogo
Day 15: Flight to Dar es Salaam
A driver will bring you to Zanzibar airport. From here you will fly to Dar es Salaam Airport. From Dar es Salaam you will fly back home.
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