This journey combines a visit to the largest game reserve in Africa – Selous with a tropical paradise beach stay in Zanzibar. Experience days of thrilling game viewing in the remote and wild Selous Game reserve and then round it off with magical nights soaking up the seaside in Southern Zanzibar. This trip is one of our classic winners as guests keep on asking for it.
Summary of your trip
- 3 Nights in Selous Game Reserve | Tanzania
- 7 Nights in Zanzibar Beach | Tanzania
Day 1- 3 Dar es Salaam – Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve
You will be met at Dar es Salaam International and transferred to the domestic airport for the flight into the Selous Game Reserve. On arrival at Siwandu airstrip, you will be welcomed and transferred to Lake Manze Tented Camp, your home for the next 3 nights from which you will be exploring the wonders of the iconic game reserve. Your stay includes all meals.
Lake Manze Camp is located on the Selous richest areas of wildlife, nestled on the shores of Lake Manze with spectacular game viewing during dry and wet seasons.
Your days will be spent exploring Selous Game Reserve wilderness at sunrise and sunset on 4 x 4
specially modified safari vehicle with a professional who will share its knowledge of the wildlife and flora with you. Also, part of your activities in the Selous game reserve are boat safaris on Rufiji River.
During your game activities expect to see amongst others lion, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra – and all the other major species including the now rare African hunting dog. Bird lovers will not be disappointed as hundreds of species have already been recorded. Enjoy wonderful scenery, with varied topography: wetlands, dry grassland, light acacia forest and higher ground with long views to far-off mountains. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manze Tented Camp
Day 4 Lake Manze Tented Camp to Zanzibar
Today is your last day on your Africa Wildlife Safari. One last opportunity to experience the magic that only the African Bush can offer!
After your morning drive return to the camp for a hearty breakfast followed by a transfer back to the airstrip in time for the morning flight via to the Island of Zanzibar via Dar es Salam. On arrival at Zanzibar Airport you will be met and transferred Uroa Bay Beach Resort where you will be spending the following 7 Nights.
Uroa Bay Beach Resort is located South East of Zanzibar and offers sea view rooms. Your stay includes Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.
Day 5 to 10 Zanzibar Beach
Indulge your mind and body at the Leisure facilities at the Beach Resort. Kick off your shoes, take off your watch and gear down to the slow pace of island life: swim, snorkel, laze in the sunshine or set sail on a sunset dhow cruise. When the mood takes you there are richly coloured coral reefs waiting to be explored on scuba diving trips, and the clear waters are world-renowned for big game fishing. If you are fascinated by culture, organise Stone Town city tour to discover the unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European influences. Enjoy mouth-watering cuisine and colourful cultures.
Day 11 Fly Home
This morning your bush and beach journey comes to an end as you are being transferred to Zanzibar Airport for your flight to Dar es Salaam international to connect with your international flight back home.
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