SOUTHERN TANZANIA SAFARI + ZANZIBAR TOUR ITINERARIES

Trip Itinerary

KTSC – Z1 – 13 Days / 12 Nights
Ruaha / Mikumi / Selous / Zanzibar

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 countryside. Overnight at lodge/tented camp in Ruaha 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 lodge/tented camps in the evenings and overnight Overnight at lodge/tented camp in Ruaha on Full Board Basis.

Day 4: Ruaha – Mufindi Highlands

After breakfast, depart and drive to Mufindi Highlands, Choice of activities at the lodge or relax enjoying the cool climate and stunning scenery. Overnight at lodge in Mufindi Highlands on Full Board Basis.

Day 5: Mufindi Highlands – 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 lodge/tented camp in Mikumi on Full Board Basis.

Day 6: Mikumi – Selous

Wake up early and delve into an early morning safari drive in Mikumi National Park. Return to the 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 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 the 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 the lodge and overnight at lodge/tented camp on Full Board Basis.

Day 8: Selous

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

Day 9: Selous – Zanzibar Stone Town

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you will be met by Topi Trail Safaris representative and transferred to the hotel in Stone Town. Afternoon at leisure; walk around the hotel area and get to know the locality. Overnight at hotel in Stone Town on Half Board Basis.

Day 10: Zanzibar Beach

After breakfast, Topi Trail Safaris  representative will transfer you to the beach resort. Afternoon at leisure at the beach hotel. Dinner and overnight at beach hotel on Half Board Basis.

Day 11 + 12: Zanzibar Beach

Full day on the beach enjoying the sun and sea. Dinner and overnight at beach hotel on Half Board Basis.

Day 13: Zanzibar – Dar es Salaam

After breakfast, Topi Trail Safaris representative will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Dar es Salaam to a hotel of your choice or for your onward flight to your home country.

End of Safari! Thank you for choosing Topi Trail safaris.

Inclusions & Exclusions

INCLUSIONS

  •  Park fees
  •  All activities
  •  All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  •  A professional driver/guide
  •  All transportation
  •  All Taxes/VAT
  •  Roundtrip airport transfer
  •  All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  •  Drinking water on all days

EXCLUSIONS

  •  International flights
  •  Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  •  Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  •  The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees
  •  Alcohol drinks

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