Southern Circuit Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday Extension - 12 Days Featured

Selous National Park Wild Dogs

 

 This safari experience has you exploring the remote, untouched, unexplored, seldom visited wilderness regions of Southern Tanzania Safari Circuit. The benefit of a Southern Circuit Safari is firstly far fewer vehicles, secondly a far more remote and secluded experience and thirdly you can get out of the vehicle!

By this we mean that you can vary your safari activities to include boat trips, fly camping and walking safaris in addition to the traditional game drives. Accommodation is in luxury tented camps.

Five nights in Zanzibar is tagged onto the end of this exhilarating trip which can be tailored to your individual requirements.

You can tailor-make and customize this safari tailored to your individual requirements and needs by adding more days at some destinations, adding more destinations not included in this itinerary and event adding more actives and interests not factored into this itinerary.


Overview

12 Days / 11 Nights Southern Circuit Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday Extension Trip Highlights

Dar Es Salaam City - Selous Game Reserve - Ruaha Game Reserve – Dar Es Salaam City – Zanzibar Island


Day 1 - 3: Dar Es Salaam City - Selous Game Reserve

Day 4 - 6: Selous Game Reserve - Ruaha National Park

Day 7 - 11: Ruaha Game Reserve – Dar Es Salaam City – Zanzibar Island

Day 12: Zanzibar Island departure


One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Customize this safari by adding more destinations or even more days at each location for a truly memorable safari experience.
  • Visit some of Tanzania’s most remote wildernesses seldom visited by the mass tourists ensuring a rewarding private safari experience away from the crowds.
  • Visit and stay at the largest protected wilderness in Africa teeming with wildlife and birdlife the Selous Game Reserve.
  • Experience The Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park wildernesses their exceptional wildlife from an open 4x4 game vehicles.
  • Go on a game viewing excursion by boat on the Rufiji River at The Selous Game Reserve.
  • Get closer to nature on a guided walking safari across this vast untouched Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park wilderness in search of wild game and the birds.
  • Visit Tanzania's second largest park offering of not only Tanzania's but Africa's wildest and most untouched wilderness.
  • Discover and explore the magical, historical and cultural Island of Zanzibar and its powder white sandy beaches that offer the ultimate relaxation experience.
  • Go snorkeling, diving and exploring the beautiful coral reefs on the Indian Ocean sea that protect the shores of Zanzibar Island.
  • Explore the Zanzibar Island interior with its spice farms ancient forests with the endangered nearly extinct red Columbus monkeys and the historical beautiful port town of Stonetown on a day sightseeing excursion trips.
  • Soak up the sun on the beach just to get a tan and forget it all just relax in your own little paradise.
  • For the big game fishing lovers take a big game fishing expedition into the Indian Ocean Sea and try your luck catching the big fish found in the ocean waters.

Day By Day

The Detailed Luxury Safari Adventure Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Day 1 - 3: Dar Es Salaam City - Selous Game Reserve

Upon arrival at Dar Es Salaam you will pass through customs and make your way to your flight to the Selous Game Reserve. On arrival in the Selous you will be met by your driver / guide and escorted the short drive to Impala Camp.

The Selous Game Reserve is the largest protected wilderness in Africa and is teeming with wildlife and birdlife. Experience this wilderness from an open 4x4 game vehicle, go game viewing by boat on the Rufiji River or get closer to nature on a walking safari.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

3 Nights in Selous Game Reserve staying at Impala Camp in a Safari Tent (FB) or similar


Day 4 - 6: Selous Game Reserve - Ruaha National Park

After a leisurely breakfast you will driven to the airstrip for your 09:30 flight to the Ruaha National Park. Ruaha National Park is Tanzania's second largest park and offers some of not only Tanzania's but Africa's wildest and most untouched wilderness. For those wishing to experience wild Africa, the Ruaha is certainly not to be missed. View some of Tanzania's most exceptional wildlife from open 4x4 Game Vehicles. The Camp's guides will take you out in search of the big cats, wild dogs, roan antelope and Greater and Lesser Kudu for which the Ruaha National Park is famous for.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

3 Nights in Ruaha Game Reserve staying at Mdonya Old River Camp in a Safari Tent (FB)


Day 7 - 11: Ruaha Game Reserve – Dar Es Salaam City – Zanzibar Island

After your morning game drive and breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your 11:45 flight to Dar Es Salaam. On arrival in Dar Es Salaam you will connect with your flight to Zanzibar. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road to Zanzibar's East Coast.

Spend your time here soaking up the sun on the beach, partaking in some of the water sports on offer near to the lodge including snorkeling and diving and taking in a day trip to two to explore this exotic island further.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

5 Nights in Zanzibar staying at Pongwe Beach Hotel in a Beach Front Bungalow (HB)


Day 12: Zanzibar Island departure

Depending on when your return journey is, you will be transferred via road to Zanzibar for your return flight home.


 

Prices and Inclusions

Prices

Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.


Rate Includes

  • Transfers and flights as per the itinerary
  • Meals and Accommodation as per itinerary
  • National Parks entry fees
  • Transportation in a 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser with a safari driver/guide
  • Game Activities as offered by the lodges

Rate Excludes

  • International Flights into Dar Es Salaam and out of Zanzibar
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tanzanian Entry visas per person
  • Flying doctors service
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Aviation and Airport taxes and Security fee Person Per trip
  • Drinks

 

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.

 

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