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08 Day | Tanzania Southern Circuit Extension

Country Tanzania
Theme Remote; Beach; Active - Moderate
Time of Year June-December; High Season (July-October); Savings Season (June)
Budget From $4,895
Duration 8 Days

This flying safari visits 2 remote wildlife reserves, Ruaha National Park and Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve), in the south. They allow walking safaris in both parks as well as boating activities! You also have a chance to explore the quaint island of Zanzibar on the Spice Coast. 

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Day by Day (subject to availability)

Day 01

Dar Es Salaam/Ruaha

Depart Dar es Salaam on a scheduled charter flight to the Ruaha National Park and onward transfer to camp. The dry season, June-November, is the best time to visit the park, when game is concentrated along the Ruaha River. Day of activities. Overnight Jabai Ridge, Mwagusi Safari Camp, Kigelia Ruaha, Kwihala Camp, Jongomero Camp or Ruaha River Lodge.

Day 02+03

Ruaha

Two days of activities including walking and game drives in Ruaha, where one of the last bastions of the great herds of elephant congregate on the floodplains of the Ruaha River. 2 nights Jabali Ridge or Mwagusi Tented Camp or Kigelia Ruaha or Kwihala or Jongomero Camp or Ruaha River Lodge.

Day 04

Ruaha/Nyerere

Transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Nyerere National Park. On arrival you will be met and transfer to your camp. Exploring the Rufiji River, its channels, swamps and lakes by boat is another great way to view game and experience the reserve. Game drives and walks also offered. Overnight Roho ya Selous, Beho Beho, Sand Rivers, Siwandu or Rufiji River Camp.

Day 05+06

Nyerere

Two days of game viewing activities that may include day game drives, morning walks or even a possibility of “sleeping out” for a night, and game viewing from a boat. 2 nights Roho ya Selous or Beho Beho or Sand Rivers or Siwandu or Rufiji River Camp.

Day 07

Nyerere/Zanzibar

Enjoy a morning game activity. Fly scheduled charter flight to Zanzibar via Dar Es Salaam. You will be transferred to your hotel. Zanzibar is a beautiful island unspoiled by tourism. Enjoy a full day of activities. Overnight Zanzibar Serena Inn.

Day 08

Zanzibar

Morning at leisure. Onward transfer to the airport. (Flight additional expensive to either Dar Es Salaam or Nairobi or perhaps a beach extension.

Safari Pricing Details

2021 Land Arrangements - Starting point is Dar es Salaam (Surcharges apply for Arusha or the Serengeti)

All rates are per person sharing a room. An overnight at Zanzibar Serena included in each option.

LUXURY

Jabali Ridge & Roho ya Selous

From $7,450 - $9,950

Mwagusi & Beho Beho

From $7,995 - $8,350

Kigelia Ruaha & Sand Rivers

From $7,150 - $8,850

Kwihala & Siwandu

From $7,475 - $8,995

MODERATE

Jongomero & Siwandu

From $6,225 - $6,550

VALUE

Ruaha River & Rufiji River

From $4,895 - $5,650

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