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Tanzania's Southern Parks including Selous and Ruaha for exciting game viewing and Pemba Island (Fundu Lagoon) to soak up the African Sun

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Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $8215 - $9850
Includes internal flights: Yes
Length of safari: 15 days
Best months: January - February, June - December
Countries visited: Tanzania Tanzania
Parks visited: Ruaha, Selous
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Big five
  • Romantic
  • Cultural
  • Boating
This itinerary starts from Dar es Salaam and includes two nights at Ras Kutani for relaxation. From here you travel to Selous and Ruaha for a total of six nights on safari. After your safari you head to Pemba for five nights in this remote and unforgettable location. Finish off with a night in Zanzibar before heading home. The itinerary can be adjusted to include more safari nights if this is your main interest.

Day One:

Arrive at Dar es Salaam Airport by your own arrangements. Clear immigration (visas can be obtained on arrival) and collect your luggage before proceeding to the arrivals hall. In the arrivals hall you are met by a driver from Ras Kutani and transferred by road to the lodge.

Spend two nights at Ras Kutani in a double cottage, your stay includes all meals.

Day Two:

Day at leisure at Ras Kutani

Day Three:

This morning after breakfast please meet your driver in the main area at the agreed time. Transfer by road to Dar es Salaam domestic terminal to check in for your scheduled light aircraft flight to the Selous. Please note that your luggage allowance is strictly 15 kg's per person in soft bags only. On arrival at Kiba Airstrip you are met by your guide from Sand Rivers and transferred by game drive vehicle the short distance (about 20 minutes) to camp. Spend three nights at Sand Rivers Selous in a standard riverside room including all meals, activities on a shared basis: game drives, bush walks, boat trips, bush picnics, cook out breakfasts, sundowners, trips to the hot springs, fishing; scheduled road transfers to/from Kiba airstrip; drinks (except champagne & premium wines), laundry.

Day Four and Five:

On safari at Sand Rivers Selous

Day Six:

After breakfast and it is time to pack up, meet in reception at the agreed time and transfer by game drive to the airstrip. Board your scheduled light aircraft flight to Ruaha. On arrival at the airstrip you are met by a representative from the camp and transferred by game drive to Kwihala Camp. Keep your camera handy there is always something to see near the airstrip. Spend three nights at Kwihala Camp in a double tent including all meals, all drinks (except champagne, cellar wines, premium brand spirits), game drives, night drives, guided walks, transfers to/from nearest airstrip and to/from Kwihala Camp, laundry service

Day Seven and Eight:

On safari at Kwihala Camp

Day Nine:

This morning after breakfast please pack up and meet in the main area for the final game drive en route to the airstrip. Here you will board your scheduled light aircraft flight to Pemba Airstrip (travelling via Dar es Salaam and other airstrips). On arrival at the airstrip please collect your bags and meet your driver who will transfer you by shared road transfer to the jetty. This transfer is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. On arrival at the jetty you are met by a representative from Fundu Lagoon for your transfer by boat, the transfer time varies as it is subject to the tides. Do look out for dolphins as they often swim next to the boat on transfers. Spend five nights at Fundu Lagoon in a hillside room including all meals, selected local brand drinks and non-motorised watersports.

Snorkelling equipment is provided at no cost however, if you wish to go snorkelling on Misali island, this involves a boat transfer and you will be asked to pay for a marine park fee locally. It is well worth the visit and you can spend the entire day there, the staff will arrange a picnic basket for you and you can snorkel off the beach. Please contact us for a price list for additional activities

Day Ten to Thirteen:

Days at leisure at Fundu Lagoon

Day Fourteen:

This morning after breakfast please pack up and make your way to the jetty for your boat transfer. On arrival you will be met by a driver and transferred by road to the airstrip. Here you will board your scheduled light aircraft flight to Zanzibar. The flight is about 20 minutes. On arrival at Zanzibar Airport you are met by our representative and transferred by road to the Zanzibar Palace Hotel. Spend one night here including breakfast.

We highly recommend a rooftop dinner or a guided tour of Stone Town, depending on your departure flight the next day. Please contact us if you would like to add a night n Stone Town, there is much to see and do!

Day Fifteen:

Your journey home begins today. After breakfast please check out and meet your driver at the agreed time for your road transfer to the airport. From Zanzibar you may either depart on a scheduled light aircraft flight to Dar es Salaam in order to connect with your international flight unless your flight departs from Zanzibar Airport.

All arrangements end at Zanzibar Airport and should you require any further assistance or additional services please do let us know.

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  • Ras Kutani
  • Sand Rivers Selous
  • Kwihala Camp
  • Fundu Lagoon
  • Zanzibar Palace Hotel

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