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Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival in Dar es Salaam
  • Day 2: Nyerere National Park
  • Day 3: Nyerere National Park
  • Day 4: Flight home from Dar es Salaam (DAR)

Exploring all that Tanzania has to offer is a dream for many. From epic Tanzania safari adventures spotting Africa’s Big Five, to climbing Kilimanjaro or relaxing on the paradise beaches of Zanzibar: Tanzania has it all. Good news: Kilimanjaro and safaris can build a custom made itinerary that suits all your wishes.

Our most popular itineraries can help you find some inspiration. Most of our clients love to end their exciting safari with a few days of relaxation on one of Zanzibar’s most stunning beaches. Would you like that as well?

Itineraries

Day 1

ARRIVAL IN DAR ES SALAAM

Welcome to Tanzania! Upon your arrival at Dar es Salaam Airport, our friendly and knowledgeable guide will be eagerly waiting to warmly welcome you. He will be readily available to assist you and ensure a smooth transfer to your hotel. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of all your travel needs, providing you with a memorable and unforgettable experience in Tanzania.

Day 2

HALF DAY BOAT SAFARI IN NYERERE NATIONAL PARK

During a boat safari of 2 - 3 hours, you discover the scenic Rufiji River and its animals. From the boat, you might spot hippos, crocodiles, monkeys, many birds AND a beautiful sunset! For this sunset, you set foot on one of the small sandbanks on the river, where you can stretch your legs or enjoy a drink while the sun sets in this magical environment. There is nothing more beautiful than the serenity of a river completely surrounded by nature at this golden hour of the day.

Day 3

NYERERE NATIONAL PARK

Today you discover the jungle, savannah and river sides of the vast Nyerere National Park (previously the Selous Game Reserve) - an amazing place for game drives. This park in southern Tanzania has fewer visitors than the northern parks but boasts elephants, hippos, crocodiles, lions, leopards, giraffes, the endangered rhino, the rare African wild dog and more. It's the second largest park in the country after Serengeti National Park, so be prepared to cover some miles!

Day 4

FLIGHT HOME FROM DAR ES SALAAM (DAR)

The last day! Enjoy the final moments of your holiday, before our driver picks you up and drives you to Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar Es Salaam for your flight home. Having second thoughts? Extending your holiday to paradise islands, such as Zanzibar, Pemba, or Mafia is also possible!

INCLUDING

  • 24/7 service
  • 4 days
  • All accommodations
  • English speaking guide
  • Full board
  • Game drives
  • Luxurious private 4×4 Safari Jeep
  • Park fees
  • Pickup and transfer airport
  • Reservation costs

EXCLUDED

  • International flights and visas
  • Travel insurance

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This is a private tour and hence there won’t be any other guests joining the safari except for those in your party. It will just be you, your guide and the cook. Our vehicles can take a maximum of 7 people and should your group be bigger than that, more than one vehicle will be used.

There is no set age limit, however, we discourage parents with children under the age of 8 to join such a safari due to the lengthy drives and the fact that nights are spent on unfenced campsites. If parents are nevertheless convinced that their child / children are unfazed by the long driving distances and the travel time that goes with it, children are welcome to join the safari. But please keep in mind that the responsibility for each child lies with you as a parent at all times.

Nights are spent on basic lodge inside the national parks or on the outskirts thereof.

Are there ablution facilities at the lodge?
Yes, communal ablution facilities can be found on all lodge. Most of them are very basic and hot water is few and far between.

We make use of reconstructed 4×4 safari vehicles (i.e. Toyota Landcruisers), that have been designed to conquer the ever demanding road conditions in East Africa. All vehicles have pop-up roofs that can be opened during game drives and a window seat is guaranteed for each guest.

The tour is run on a full-board basis and meals are included as indicated in the itinerary. Mineral water is also provided, whereas all other beverages (soft drinks & alcohol) are excluded and on your own account.
Breakfast can include eggs, sausages or bacon and toast and jam. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate are also provided.
Lunch-boxes are provided for lunch and are enjoyed en-route at a picnic spot. These can contain sandwiches, boiled eggs and fruits or grilled chicken thighs.
Dinner is freshly cooked and meals consist of meat or fish and some sort of starch (pasta, rice, mashed potatoes etc.) and vegetables.
Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements or food allergies and we will do our outmost to cater for them (only possible with advanced notification).

We will provide you with a detailed packing list at the time of booking
(please feel free to contact us should you have any questions ).

Luggage is restricted to one large bag / rucksack weighing no more than 15 kg. Furthermore, every traveller is allowed one piece of hand luggage.
Due to the limited space in the vehicle, we kindly ask guests to refrain from travelling with suitcases as storing them in the vehicle could prove a problem. Please also do not forget to check the baggage allowances of your respective airlines.

Yes, we suggest that you bring some spending money for drinks, snacks, souvenirs and tips.
so you can bring extra funds.

Tips are not included in the price and we recommend 15-20 USD per group per day for the guide and 10-15 USD per group per day for the cook.

Most nationalities can apply for a visa upon arrival in Tanzania but all travellers need to contact their respective embassies to check the latest visa regulations. Furthermore, it is the sole responsibility of each traveller to be in possession of the required documents.

We do recommend that you get a yellow fever vaccination as Tanzania finds itself in a yellow fever region.
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio, Hepatitis A & B vaccinations are not required, but nevertheless recommend by us.
Malaria is also present and we hence suggest some precautions for this as well. Please contact a travel clinic or your health care practitioner for further information on prophylaxis and the effects and side effects that come with it.