TANZANIA - Dar Es Salaam

Selous Park and Zanzibar

  • Complete
  • Diving + Safari
  • 8 days / 7 nights
  • As per program

In this Game Reserve, one of the largest protected areas on planet (45 thousand square kilometers large), about 750 thousand mammals live including elephants, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles and wild dogs. If you are lucky you will also meet families of lions, leopards and some cheetahs.
We want to provide you with an astonishing  journey leading to the hidden and wild side of Tanzania, that is why after the safari we’ll bring you to discover Zanzibar to spend some relaxing day right in front of the Indian Ocean.


If you wish a tailor made trip, please contact us, we will plan together your own itinerary! On request extensions available for Mafia Island.


Day 1°: Dar Es Salaam – Selous Game Park  
Morning arrival in Dar Es Salaam, transfer to the domestic flights terminal and boarding the flight to The Selous Game Park.  Soon arrival in The Selous. Here you will have your first game drive during the 4x4 transfer to Lake Manze Tented Camp. Rangers and English speaking guide will be at your service. Dinner and overnight at the camp in double tents with private facilities. Meal Plan: dinner

Day 2° and 3°: Selous Game Park  
After breakfast, enjoy whatever you like to do most! The camp offers three main activities: boat safaris, game drives or walking safaris with lunch at the camp. Alternatively spend a full day on an exciting game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at the camp. Meal Plan: full board (drinks not included)

Day 4°: Selous Game Park  - Zanzibar
After breakfast, transfer to the domestic flight terminal and flight to Zanzibar. Arrival in the island of Zanzibar and transfer to the booked hotel. Accomodation in standard double room with an amazing shady garden view. Afternoon at leisure. Meal Plan: full board (drinks not ncluded).

From day 5° to day 7°: Zanzibar
Days at leisure to enjoy the island, to relax and try some of the available excursions (booking on site ). In the resort there is a diving center that organizes snorkelling tours. Meal Plan: full board (drinks not ncluded).

Day 8°: Zanzibar - Dar es Salaam
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and domestic flight to Dar es Salaam in time for the intercontinental flight. After customs formalities boarding the flight to USA. End of our services.

Dates and prices
from 6/29/21 to 12/31/21
Price on request

Special rates for groups and mini-groups!!

Quotations are for person in double room and full board (no drinks are included) during the safari and all inclusive on the Island.

Price includes
- Transfer from / to the airport
- Domestic flight from Dar Es Salaam to Selous (baggage allowance 15 kg)
- 3 nights in Lake Manze Camp, Selous in double room and full board
- Driver/guide
- Game drives as scheduled
- Park Fees
- Domestic flight from Selous to Zanzibar and taxes (baggage allowance 15 kg)
- Domestic flight from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam and taxes (baggage allowance 15 kg)
- All the transfers in Selous and Zanzibar 
- 4 nights at Villa Kiva Resort in full board

Price not includes

- International flights and taxes
- Travel, medical and cancellation insurance
- Registration Fee 40,00 euro
- Visa to be paid on arrival Usd 50,00
- Diving
- Extras and tips
- Anything not mentioned in "Price includes"

Supplements and discounts:
- Single supplement and reduction third bed both for adults and children on request.
- Beach front room at Villa Kiva on request.

Notes on the trips

The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest protected areas on planet with a surface area of 45 thousand sq. km. Its name comes from Frederick Courtney Selous, the most famous white hunter in Africa. In this Game Reserve about 750 thousand mammals live including elephants, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles and wild dogs. If you are lucky you will also meet families of lions, leopards and also some cheetahs. More than 440 species of birds will charm birdwatching lovers.
It ‘s 'an uninhabited land, with no trace of human interference with the environment, where is concentrated the largest population of mammals in Africa. Together with the Mikumi National Park it  is one of the UNESCO's World Heritage.
The Selous is a tremendous opportunity for visitors looking for something more than a classic safari: in addition to the traditional game drives in 4x4 vehicles you will experience the best boat safaris and also walking safaris  allowed, of course accompanied by a skilled ranger. The reserve is crossed by three rivers: the Rufiji, the biggest river in Tanzania that creates very suggestive panoramas, the Beho Beho and the Ruaha River. These two main water suppliers  create channels, small islands and marshes. Speaking about interesting spots not to be missed: the Stiegler's Gorge, 100 meters deep, is simply extraordinary!!
During the dry season (from July to October) you can witness a unique event in the world: the great elephants‘ migration, one of the most important in Africa, moving from The Selous to the Niassa Game Reserve in Mozambique.

si trova nelle zone tropicali, e perciò il clima è caldo e umido. Il mare è molto calmo, caldo e con una temperatura media di 20° C. L'isola è circondata dalla barriera corallina e, con la bassa marea, si può camminare lungo la barriera corallina in diversi luoghi. Riassumiamo di seguito i periodi migliori per andare a Zanzibar:
Da luglio a ottobre
 è un buon periodo per andare, le piogge sono scarse, la temperatura media è di 25 º C con un basso tasso di umidità. Le brezze che spirano con l’avvicinarsi della notte forniscono un sollievo al caldo del giorno. Non ci sono molti turisti, così se qualcuno ama avere un po’ di privacy, è il periodo ideale (scartando ovviamente il mese di agosto).
Da novembre a marzo
 sono i mesi migliori, dato che è piena estate; le piogge sono brevi ed è molto caldo e umido. Da dicembre a tutto febbraio l’affluenza di turisti è molto alta.
Da aprile a giugno
 è una stagione tranquilla, a causa soprattutto delle Grandi Piogge, che mitigano l'arsura. La natura esplode, letteralmente, e le zone si tingono di verde. E' il periodo migliore per farsi una vacanza economica, molti villaggi turistici infatti sono chiusi e quindi la presenza turistica è notevolmente inferiore.

Villa Kiva nasce da un desiderio di evasione, di scappare dal freddo e dal caos delle grandi città, per essere accolti in uno degli angoli più belli e incontaminati di Zanzibar.
Villa Kiva è formata da un corpo centrale, dove si trovano il bar, il salotto e la zona giorno e 11 camere doppie con bagno, situate in bungalows disposti ai lati della villa. Tutte le camere e le sale sono dotate di ventole e aria condizionata.
Inoltre è disponibile la televisione satellitare e il collegamento internet.


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