The Changing Wonders
Southern Tanzania Safari to Selous Game Reserve is unique in that,the number of tourists visiting the Reserve is limited and this, together with its immense size, makes it deal for travellers seeking a sense of isolation, exploration, and discovery. This Reserve display phenomenally beautiful and wild landscapes and possess an impressive diversity of wildlife and virgin bush. Wind up your Tanzania vacation in style with paradise beaches and lazy days in Zanzibar.
Day 1: The Serena Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
On arrival at Dar es Salaam International Airport on day one of your Tanzania safari, you will be met by a representative and transferred by road to The Serena Hotel (formally Royal Palm), your home for the night.
In double standard rooms with private facilities on a bed and breakfast basis.
The Serena Hotel in Dar es salaam is a landmark for the country and has been a symbol of luxury and elegance for over 10 years. Ideally located in the heart of Dar es Salaam, Serena Hotel is the ideal base from which to discover the exciting shopping, nightlife, culture and dining experiences of this vibrant city.
Days 2 – 4: Selous Impala Camp, Tanzania
After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel by a representative of Smart African Travel & Safaris and transferred by road to Dar Domestic Airport for your scheduled flight to Selous Game Reserve.
Upon arrival, you will be met by a lodge representative and transferred by road to the camp.
You spend 3 nights at Selous Impala Camp in double tents with en-suite facilities on a full board basis. Your stay will include transfers to and from the airstrip, park fees, taxes, house wine with meals, soft drinks, tea and coffee, and 2 daily activities.
You have the option of enjoying Selous boat safari trips in river rufiji river,walking safaris and full day game viewing with a picnic lunch.Walking safaris in Selous Game Reserve are ideal to clients staying 2 or more nights. Your camp Impala is located on the east banks of the Rufiji River.
This is an untouched and uninhabited area and home to the biggest herds of Elephant and many other wildlife. This camp is unfenced allowing animals to roam freely through the camp. Guests are escorted to and from their tents in the evenings by Maasai warriors for complete safety and security.
Accommodation at this camp is in 6 luxury tents set on a high wood decking and boast spectacular views of the river and forest beyond. These tents are beautifully furnished with colonial period furniture and feature a dressing room and en-suite bathroom.
Days 5 – 9: Zanzibar Beach Holiday,Zanzibar
On day 4 of your holiday in Tanzania, you will be transported to the airstrip to connect with your scheduled flight to Zanzibar Island. Your beach holiday in Zanzibar begins upon arrival a the airport. You will be met and transferfered to your resort.You will spend your days at Zanzibar Beach Hotel and Resort, situated in the legendary Spice Island of Zanzibar. This exotic paradise offers exceptional scuba diving, snorkelling, fishing and island tours.
The Resort is located just 45 minutes from the main airport and is carefully constructed around the island’s natural features to blend harmoniously into the beach wilderness.
Rooms at this hotel feature air-conditioning, ceiling fans, mini bar fridges, tea/coffee making facilities and mosquito netting. Accommodation all features en-suite bathrooms with shower, except the honeymoon/executive suite, which features a barrazzo stone bath.
Zanzibar is a haven for water sports lovers. Deep sea and game fishing are available on 15 and 22 foot ski boats. Fishing trips can be arranged through the resort, as well as fishing excursions with the locals on a traditional dhow.
Zanzibar is home to some of the most pristine and sparkling beaches in the world. This white sand, palm fringed, turquoise beaches offers many activities, from relaxing in the sun, bike riding, jogging, to exciting beach games suitable for all tastes. Motorbike hire can also be arranged for trips along the beach.
Scuba diving in the warm waters of Zanzibar is also excellent, with great visibility and very few currents. This area is ideal for beginners and experienced divers alike. There are dive training courses and necessary equipment available at the resort. Explore the many top dive sites around the island including the walls of the Mnemba Island Atoll, Leven Bank, Bawe Island and Prison Island.
Day 10: Depart
Sadly, today is the end of your Safari holiday in Tanzania as you are transferred to the airport to connect with your scheduled flight to Dar Domestic Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Dar International Airport for your outbound flight back home.
- Peace of mind with Smart African Travel & Safaris on-site offices in Arusha providing support in 24/7
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Meals as per itinerary
- Teas,coffees, soft drinks, local beers, local brand spirits and house wines at impala camp
- Laundry at Impala camp
- Scheduled domestic flights as per itinerary
- Scheduled transfers as per itinerary
- Scheduled game activities as per itinerary
- Tanzania National Park fees
- Domestic departure tax
- Flying Doctors emergency rescue service
- Telephone calls
- Crafts shop purchases
- Gratuities and all items of a personal nature
- Meals and drinks not specified
- Beverages both soft & alcoholic at Zanzibar beach Resort
- Sightseeing and excursions not specified
- Flights to and from Dar es Salaam
- Cost of obtaining your Visa
- Any airfare or airport taxes unless specified