This Tanzania vacation combines the best of safari and beach, far from the madding crowd! Discover a wealth of wildlife on fascinating game drives, bush walks, and close encounters at untouched national parks. Afterwards, unwind on the white sand beaches of Songo Songo, savoring barefoot luxury amid an ecological paradise.


Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 1Dar es SalaamNational Museum & House of Culture, Waterfront & Markets, Contemporary African City Culture
1 - 4SelousSundowner Boat Cruise, Game Drives & Guided Bush Walks, Crocodiles in the Rufiji RiverLake Manze Camp
4 - 7RuahaAfrican Big Five, Game Drives & Bush Walks, Authentic Safari Experiences, BirdwatchingMdonya Old River Camp
7 - 12Songo Songo ArchipelagoTurquoise Waters, Tropical White Sandy Beaches, Sun-BathingFanjove Island Lodge
12 - 12Dar es SalaamNational Museum & House of Culture, Waterfront & Markets, Contemporary African City Culture

Ideal For

  • Beaches
  • Landscape
  • Wildlife
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 1

International arrival. We will welcome you at the airport.

Dar es Salaam

0 Days

Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, Dar es Salaam is the main port in Tanzania and has a bustling harbor.

Day 1 - 4

Transfer to the airport

Flight to Selous (1 hr)

Transfer to your hotel


3 Days

Discover an untouched gem! A scenic flight to Selous offers a wonderful birds’ eye perspective of the many waterways of Africa’s largest protected wildlife reserve, home to roaming elephant populations, wild dogs, and some of the last black rhino.

Included Activities

Lake Manze Camp: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Boat Safaris
Enjoy diverse safaris in the Selous Game Reserve – wonderful game drives, thrilling bush walks and scenic boat cruises on its beautiful lakes and the stunning Rufiji River.

Hotel Options
Lake Manze Camp – Opt 1
RoomClassic Safari Tent
MealsFull Board
Day 4 - 7

Transfer to the airstrip

Flight to Ruaha (1-2 hrs)

Transfer to your hotel


3 Days

Your true wilderness! As Tanzania’s largest national park, Ruaha is a wonderful bastion with its undisturbed wildlife, and breathtaking scenery.

Included Activities

Mdonya Old River: Game Drives
Explore the beauty of Ruaha and its amazing wildlife on morning and afternoon game drives.

Hotel Options
RoomSafari Tents
MealsFull Board
Day 7 - 12

Transfer to the airstrip

Flight via Dar es Salaam to Songo Songo Archipelago (4 hrs)

Transfer to your hotel

Songo Songo Archipelago

5 Days

Four square kilometers of island paradise! Songo Songo, with its coconut trees, scrubland, 3500 inhabitants, countless birds and a fabulous sandy beach, is only four square kilometers! The main island, and the several other small islands form the Songo Songo Archipelago, are an ecological hotspot for sea turtles and birds.

Hotel Options
RoomEco Bandas
MealsFull Board
Day 12 - 12

Transfer to the airport

Flight to Dar es Salaam (1-2 hrs)

Transfer from Dar es Salaam Domestic Terminal to the International Terminal

Dar es Salaam

0 Days

Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, Dar es Salaam is the main port in Tanzania and has a bustling harbor.

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 8,250 /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.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 12 days / 11 nights
  • Meals as indicated
  • Flights mentioned below on Economy Class unless otherwise specified:
    • Dar es Salaam – Selous
    • Selous – Ruaha
    • Ruaha – Songo Songo Archipelago
    • Songo Songo Archipelago – Dar es Salaam
  • All activities as listed :
    • Selous: Lake Manze Camp: Game drives, bush walks, boat safaris
    • Ruaha Mdonya Old River: Game drives
  • 24-hour point of contact in Africa
  • East Africa: All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary
  • East Africa: Flying Doctors emergency evacuation cover.
  • East Africa: Exclusive use of high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver guide. Game drives may be shared with other guests of the lodge/camp, with maximum of 6 guests in the vehicle and guaranteed window seat for all passengers.
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Tanzania – Luxury Safari and Barefoot Paradise

12 days $ 8,250 / person

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