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Tanzania Southern Circuit & Zanzibar Beach

13 Days from $8000 / person

Midrange

Beach

Wildlife & Safaris

Itinerary Summary

DAY

PLACE

HOTEL

Day 1

Arrival in Dar es Salaam/ Julius Nyerere International Airport

Day 2

Dar es Salaam - Nyerere National Park

Day 3

Nyerere National Park

Day 4

Nyerere - Mikumi National Park

DAY 5

Mikumi National Park

DAY 6

Ruaha National Park

DAY 7

Ruaha National Park – Mikumi

DAY 8

Mikumi - Dar es Salaam - Zanzibar

DAY 9-12

Zanzibar Beach Relaxation

DAY 13

Beach Resort to Zanzibar Airport/ Back home

Itinerary Details

International Arrival

Transferred to your own booked accommodation

Arrival in Dar es Salaam/ Julius Nyerere International Airport

Meet our safari guide at Julius Nyerere International Airport depending on your flight arrival time, you’ll be picked up and transferred to Dar es Salaam city centre.

Arrive at the lodge for leisure while getting prepared for the next day departure of your safari.

Hotel

Hotel Blue Sapphire

Meals

Half Board

Drive From Dar es Salaam to Nyerere National Park

Boat safari at Rufiji river

Dar es Salaam - Nyerere National Park

Morning pickup from the hotel in Dar es Salaam at 8:00 am and drive to Nyerere National Park with lunches at restaurant in Kibiti, take a short break then proceed with the drive, arrive in late afternoon and check in at the camp, then leave for evening boat safari at Rufiji river. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Rufiji River Camp

Meals

Lunch, Dinner

Game drive in Nyerere National Park

Nyerere National Park

After breakfast in the morning with your packed lunches enjoy a full day game drive in Nyerere National Park, great animal sightings including all the great favorites lion, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and all the other major species like hunting wild dogs and also enjoy a great variety of bird species with wonderful scenery and varied topography: wetlands, dry grassland, light acacia forest, and higher ground with long views of far-off mountains. Enjoy your packed lunch and time to rest.

On evening you’ll be back at your accommodation for sunset, dinner and overnight stay

Hotel

Rufiji River Camp

Meals

Full Board

Drive From Nyerere to Mikumi National Park

Game drive in Mikumi National Park

Nyerere - Mikumi National Park

After breakfast with your packed lunch boxes, depart with en route game drive to Mikumi National Park, 7 hours driving.  Arrive for afternoon/evening game drive. Great welcoming by the herd of impalas, elephants, giraffes, lions, wildebeests, buffaloes and many more, dinner overnight at Mikumi.

Hotel

Vuma Hill Tented Camp

Meals

Full Board

Game drive in Mikumi National Park

Mikumi National Park

Depart after your breakfast at the lodge; enjoy a full day game drive in Mikumi, the common animals which you’ll spot  in the Park include lions, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and elephants and many more. Enjoy your lunch at the picnic site before proceed with game drive to the hippos and crocodiles pool.

On late afternoon or early evening you’ll return to the lodge for an evening relation at the lodge followed with dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Vuma Hill Tented Camp

Meals

Full Board

Game drive in Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

Began your journey with 4hrs drive from Mikumi to Ruaha National Park which via Iringa town, you’ll be passing though country side and have nice scenery and beautiful valleys and mountains. When you arrival stop for the picnic lunch before continuing with afternoon and evening game drive. Later in the evening transferred to your booked accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Ruaha River Lodge

Meals

Full Board

Game drive through the famous Ruaha River

Ruaha National Park – Mikumi

Depart on early morning game drive since animals both nocturnal and diurnal are generally found active before the sun sends them off to cover under shades, following with sunrise in Ruaha till 8:00am. Later have your packed bush breakfast, and proceed with en route game drive through the famous Ruaha River; is the best place to see huge crocodiles especially when the river is full of water.

Later start driving back to Mikumi, arrive in Mikumi on evening at your booked accommodation, dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Vuma Hill Tented CAMP

Meals

Full Board

Drive from Mikumi to Dar es Salaam

Flying from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

Mikumi - Dar es Salaam - Zanzibar

After early breakfast from lodge with the packed lunches you’ll drive back to Dar es Salaam.

You’ll get a chance to spot/see animals since you’re passing through Mikumi National Park while departing to Dar es Salaam in which you’ll arrive on late afternoon, transferred to the Sea port or Julius Nyerere International Airport for your flight to Zanzibar.

Arrival in Zanzibar, you’ll be met with our representative and being transferred to your booked accommodation in stone town.

Hotel

Mikumi - Dar es Salaam - Zanzibar

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch

Beach Relaxation

Zanzibar Beach Relaxation

The next 5-days are spent relaxing on the white sand beaches, swimming in the warm Indian Ocean and enjoying your Zanzibar beach resort at leisure.

The islands of the Zanzibar are famous for their idyllic tropical beaches and are known as the Spice Islands, for the exotic spices grown there. Visit the spice plantations to smell, see and taste the brightly colored and aromatic spices, such as turmeric, ginger, black pepper, nutmeg and cinnamon.

You can take some optional activities like a boat ride to one of the smaller islands to relax and explore, or go for dolphin tour, Prison Island as well as stone town tour.

Hotel

Dream of Zanzibar

Meals

Half Board

Drive to Zanzibar International Airport

International Departure

Beach Resort to Zanzibar Airport/ Back home

After breakfast on day 14, you can relax at the resort until the time for you to be transfer to the    airport. You can store your luggage at the resort once you have checked out of your room at 10:30 and continue enjoying the resort facilities.

When it is time for your airport transfer our driver collects you at reception and drives you to the Zanzibar International Airport, where this 12-Days Tanzania Southern Circuit and Zanzibar beach comes to a close.

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch

12-Days Tanzania Southern Circuit and Zanzibar Beach, give you opportunity to experience the diverse landscapes and wildlife of  popular Southern Tanzania National Park, ending with a relaxing beach break on the white sands of Zanzibar. Tanzania Southern Circuit National Parks are untouched and visited by few tourists hence allowing you to experience a quiet and intimate connection with the wild when on safari. This is your perfect getaway to the Southern Tanzania and will give you the enhanced experience of walking safari, boating safari, game viewing and end with a relaxed getaway on the beach.

Price & Inclusions

PRICE

from

$8000

 / person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

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