Tanzania Undiscovered Safari and Beach Holiday Vacation - 14 Days Featured

Ruaha National Park Lion

 

 The national parks in southern Tanzania are not as well known as those in the north. That is precisely why there is very little tourism expeditions to these areas. This trip offers a great opportunity to view nature and wildlife up-close in its Natural Habitat.

The Ruaha National Game Reserve stretches over many kilometers and is dotted with special baobab trees. There are wide sand rivers which game comes to drink. The Ruaha National Game Reserve is ideal if you are looking for pristine and rugged nature away from mass tourism. You can experience Ruaha by car or on foot makes for wonderful safari experiences.

Selous is one of the largest game reserves in the world and named after the English explorer Frederick Courtney Selous. It is on the UNESCO World Heritage list because of the diversity of animals and the pristine nature of the area. It is rarely visited and that makes it instantly a unique destination to visit. In addition to the wide variety of wildlife, this area is also known for the Stiegler Gorge, which is 100 meters deep and 100 meters wide. In this area, walking safaris are allowed: a unique opportunity to experience nature and the animals very close.

Pemba Island, one of the most pristine islands in the Indian Ocean, is a haven for those seeking peace and the water sports enthusiast who appreciates high level personal service.


Overview

14 Days / 13 Nights Tanzania Undiscovered Safari and Beach Holiday Vacation Trip Highlights

Dar Es Salaam City - Ruaha National Game Reserve - Selous National Game Reserve - Pemba Island


Day 1 – 2: Dar Es Salaam City

Day 2 – 5: Ruaha National Game Reserve

Day 5 – 9: Selous National Game Reserve

Day 9 – 13: Pemba Island

Day 13 – 14: Dar Es Salaam City


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.
  • Begin and end your adventure staying at a city hotel close to the Indian Ocean beach in Dar Es Salaam City, Tanzania.
  • Experience how East Africa might have been centuries ago when the early explorers visited it at Ruaha National Game Reserve and Selous National Game Reserve.
  • Visit game reserves that offer a pristine and rugged nature away from the mass touristic crowds at Ruaha National Game Reserve and Selous National Game Reserve.
  • Explore the game reserves on foot on guided walking safaris or by 4x4 safari vehicles for the ultimate safari experience and a unique opportunity to experience nature and the animals very close at Ruaha National Game Reserve and Selous National Game Reserve.
  • View the large herds of buffalo, wild dogs, the rare sable antelope and Roan antelope at Ruaha National Game Reserve.
  • Visit a game reserve named after an early English explorer and elephant hunter Frederick Courtney Selous the Selous National Game Reserve.
  • Visit and explore one of the largest game reserves in the world and its diverse landscapes of volcanic hot springs, lakes, savannahs, forests and large rocks The Selous National Game Reserve.
  • Visit a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list because of the diversity of animals and the pristine nature of the area Selous National Game Reserve.
  • See and explore the Stiegler Gorge, which is 100 meters deep and 100 meters wide at the Selous National Game Reserve.
  • Take a boating cruise for a different experience along the Rufiji River viewing the wild game and birds along the river shores and banks at Selous National Game Reserve.
  • Visit one of the most pristine islands in the Indian Ocean coast a haven for those seeking peace and the water sports Pemba Island.
  • Visit the exotic, remote, small and idyllic Island of Pemba part of the Zanzibar Archipelago.
  • Go on diving or snorkeling trips to Mesali Island in the Indian Ocean not so far from Pemba Island.
  • Enjoy and view the beautiful the sun sets at Pemba Island on a Sunset dhow cruise.
  • Take canoe trips to see the mangroves.
  • Take aroma therapy massage treatment to pamper yourself and just relax.
  • Go on a big game fishing expedition at the Pemba Channel the best place to conduct big game fishing.
  • Relax on the beach and at the lodge and just forget it all just you and your little Island paradise.

Day By Day

The Detailed Luxury Safari Adventure Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Day 1 – 2: Dar Es Salaam City

Upon arrival you will be met by our local representative and transferred to the Southern Sun Hotel Dar Es Salaam City. This hotel is within walking distance of the beach of the Indian Ocean and the center of Dar Es Salaam. Southern Sun Hotel is ideal if you are passing through.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Southern Sun Hotel Dar Es Salaam.


Day 2 – 5: Ruaha National Game Reserve

In the morning you fly to Ruaha National Game Reserve. In the nearby Mwagusi Safari Camp you will stay for the next three nights.

Mwagusi Safari Camp is small camp is hidden in the bush on the sandy banks of the river Mwagusi in the northeast of the Ruaha National Game Reserve. The location of the camp makes it a unique bush experience: In the shadow of palm trees and fig trees and surrounded by rocky formations nothing seems to be going in the nature camp. You take private safaris in jeeps but also on foot. Ruaha is known for its large number of buffaloes and wild dogs. Also the rare sable antelope and Roan antelope- can be seen here.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Mwagusi Safari Camp.


Day 5 – 9: Selous National Game Reserve

In the morning you fly to the Selous Game Reserve.

The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest game reserves in the world. The landscape is very diverse with volcanic hot springs, lakes, savannahs, forests and large rocks. Selous is named after the famous elephant hunter Frederick Courtney Selous. The Selous Game Reserve is plenty of wildlife to admire; more than 440 different species. An experienced ranger will take you into the bush for a private guided walking safari or to the Rufiji river for a boat cruise so you can view nature and the animals once, a very different Experience. You will stay at the Sand River Lodge.

Sand River Lodge is a luxury lodge with 8 suites, five of them with views over the river and 3 overlooking the hills. The suites are very comfortable and it prides itself on being the best showers in Tanzania have.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Sand River Lodge


Day 9 – 13: Pemba Island

After the morning game drive and breakfast, you can fly directly from Selous to Pemba Island.

Pemba Island is one of the most pristine islands in the Indian Ocean Coast. On the southwest coast of the Island is Fundu Lagoon adjacent to a long white sandy beach. Fundu Lagoon is only accessible by boat. The atmosphere and service at Fundu Lagoon is excellent and personal; you will feel right at home here. Fundu Lagoon has only 18 rooms bordering a large veranda which offers an incredible view of the sea.

The coral reefs around Pemba Island are some of the most beautiful in the world and you can snorkel or diving experience life underwater. Probably you will see a sea turtle or a group of dolphins. Enjoy a traditional dhow sunset followed by a fantastic dinner. Dine in the restaurant, but also by the pool or opt for a private dinner on the beach. A Traditional ' kakapo' picnic basket on a secluded beach experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Fundu Lagoon


Day 13 – 14: Dar Es Salaam City

After breakfast you fly back from Pemba Island to Dar Es Salaam. Before flying back to 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.


Included in the "Luxury Travel" tour price  rate

  • Airport Taxes.
  • Meet & Greet service on arrival in Dar Es Salaam.
  • Dar Es Salaam, one night Southern Sun includes bed and breakfast.
  • Ruaha National Game Reserve, 3 nights Mwagusi Camp includes accommodation, all meals, drinks and safari activities.
  • Selous National Game Reserve 4 nights Sand River Selous (a night of Fly-camp) based accommodation, all meals, drinks and safari activities.
  • Pemba Island, 4 nights Fundu Lagoon includes accommodation, all meals, drinks and lodge activities.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Flying Doctors Service.
  • All land transfers.

Not included in the tour price rate

  • Tanzania visa.
  • Optional extra activities.
  • Items of a personal nature - such as shop purchases, phone calls, and spa & beauty treatments.
  • Travel and cancellation insurance.

 

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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