9 Days-Selouse Safari & Zanzibar

from $4,760

The Selous Game Reserve is perfect for first time safari-goers.Enjoy three nights of game drives & boat safari in the wilds of Selous and  white sand beach of Zanzibar.

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  • Activity Level Leisurely
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  • Group Size Small Group
    2 to 6- Pax
All about the 9 Days-Selouse Safari & Zanzibar.

Our safari itineraries and excursions have been designed keeping our distinguished customers in mind, and developed through personal experience. We understand that each customer has a different expectation from a safari, and so while some prefer a thrilling adventure, others tend towards a quieter, more relaxed time.

Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar is an island steeped in culture and history – a destination which brought adventurers, seafarers and traders from far and wide. The Zanzibar archipelago is set in the Indian Ocean and made up of the larger islands of Pemba and Unguja (also called Zanzibar Island). Zanzibar is also known as the ‘Spice Island’ due to the delicious variety of spices grown on the island’s many plantations.

Stone Town, a World Heritage Site, boasts a labyrinth of winding alleys, bustling marketplaces, beautifully carved wooden doors, breathtaking mosques and grand Arab residences. Another must-see attraction on Zanzibar includes the Jozani Forest ReserveThe beaches and island of Tanzania afford distinct tour experiences, from snorkeling and scuba diving, deep sea angling trips to tours of historical settlements, museums, ruins, forts, and much more.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Transfer to hotel and back
  • All activities and  park fees
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)
  • All accommodation mentioned
  • Round trip flight transfer
  • Safari car and tour guide
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel insurance and other emergencies
  • Visa fees and entry clearing fees
  • Single room accommodations
  • Liquors, beers and bottle beverages
  • Photography accessories like cameras etc.
  1. Day-1 Arrive

    You will be pick up from the Airport and take you to the Hotel. Our operation manager will come to meet you and to provide you with a safari briefing – either in the dining room or the terrace overlooking the beach view.

    •  Accommodation: Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel
    • Meals: {1D,1B}
  2. Day-2 Fly from Dar es Salaam Airport into the Selous Game Reserve

    Fly from Dar es Salaam Airport into the Selous Game Reserve. The Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest reserve and offers a slice of pristine African bush with superb wildlife populations and incredibly low densities of camps, vehicles and other tourists. The reserve has a good wildlife population with hippo, lion, elephant and buffalo all very well represented, as well as over 450 species of bird.

    • Accommodation: Selous Serena Camp
    • Meals Included: Dinner
    • Transport: Light aircraft flight from Dar es Salaam and road transfer into camp
  3. Day-3 safari

    Your day on safari traditionally starts with an early morning wake up call to head out on your morning safari activity, return to camp for brunch and afternoon siesta. Gather again late afternoon for tea before your safari activity and return to camp for dinner

    • Accommodation: Selous Serena Camp
    • Meals Included: All meals
    • Tours Included: Scheduled shared AM & PM safari activities
  4. Day-4 Boat Safari and Game Drive

    Among the activities offered at Selous Serena Camp, the camping as an additional activity gives the chance to share something completely new and unique; an outing ideally suited to families, couples and friends in search of uninterrupted personal time

    • Accommodation: Selous Serena Camp
    • Meals Included: All meals
    • Tours Included: Scheduled shared AM & PM safari activities
  5. Day-5 Fly to Zanzibar

    After a morning safari activity and breakfast, you will transfer to the airstrip to meet your shared light aircraft flight to Zanzibar. On arrival, you will be met and transferred by road to your resort. After the early mornings on safari, it is always good to have some time taking it easy on the Coast. Zanzibar offers pristine beaches, relaxed lodges, superb diving and snorkeling and a fascinating history to explore.

    •  Accommodation: Breezes Beach Resort
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner
    • Transport: Light aircraft flight to Zanzibar and road transfer into beach lodge
  6. Day-6-8 Enjoy Zanzibar Island
    • Accommodation: Breezes Beach Resort
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner
    • Serves a delicious breakfast buffet and three table service dinners alternating with exotically themed buffets.
    • This is the Breezes lunch restaurant serving fresh barbecue and catch of the day served on the beachfront under the shade of the palm trees.
    • Private beachfront dining for two in an intimate setting overlooking the India Ocean, offering personalized service and a special menu for two.
    • A fusion of Indian and Swahili spices and the very best seafood in a stunning venue overlooking the Indian Ocean.
    • The Pool Bar, is an ideal retreat from the sun during the day.
  7. Day-9 Departure

    Return road transfer to Zanzibar airport.

    • Meals Included: Breakfast
    • Transport: Road transfer to Zanzibar Airport
Luxury-Camp

Tented camp in the Selous Game Reserve

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Africa’s largest game reserve, and discover a refined oasis in the pristine wilderness. Selous Serena Camp is located within Tanzania’s illustrious Selous Game Reserve – a World Heritage Site and home to the world’s largest concentration of elephants. Our impeccably designed tents offer everything you need to rest, refresh and prepare for the day ahead – from plush bedding and private sun decks to bathrooms with claw-foot tubs and 24-hour hot water.

Begin or end your day with a fresh, flavorful meal in our inviting dining tent, sip a drink at the safari bar or let us plan an exciting bush dining excursion for you.

Facilities:

  • Just twelve luxury tents with elegant ensuite bathrooms (with Victorian tub, shower, WC hot and cold running water and electricity).
  • Central dining room with magnificent views
  • Library
  • Infinity pool and sundeck
  • Extensive selection of activities

Breezes Beach Club and Spa in Bwejuu:

Situated on the idyllic Bwejuu Beach on the South East Coast, Breezes Beach Club and Spa boasts an outdoor pool, restaurants and water sport facilities.
Decorated in ivory tones, the air-conditioned rooms and suites offer a terrace and are equipped with a refrigerator, safety deposit box and en-suite bathroom.
The hotel has 3 restaurants, and also offers private beachfront dining for couples.

There are 2 bars and a coffee and tea lounge.
Guests can unwind at Frangipani Spa, which offers a variety of massages and beauty treatments in a Swahili-style setting with candles and spice scented aromas.
Activities at Breezes Beach Club include kite surfing, volleyball, snorkelling and diving.
Other facilities offered at the property include a tennis court, a fitness centre, a shared lounge and a tour desk.
The village of Bwejuu is 10 minutes’ drive away and Stone Town Airport can be reached within 50 minutes by car.

Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel:

Experience urban living at its most cosmopolitan at Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, located at the heart of the city centre business district, just moments from sandy Indian Ocean beaches, a bustling fish market and eclectic crafts markets, boutiques and restaurants. A garden oasis of tranquillity and charm, our five-star Dar es Salaam hotel promises the warmest of welcomes, vibrant experiences and vivid memories of your stay.

Executive Room

Executive Rooms overlook the bustling city centre or the Indian Ocean and offer 33 to 39 square metres of space. Located primarily on the seventh floor with larger rooms on floors four to six, you’ll enjoy a King-size bed or twin beds in city view rooms or a King-size bed in ocean view rooms.

The working desk and sitting area make these rooms both comfortable and functional. Guests staying in Executive Rooms also enjoy access to the Executive Lounge on the seventh floor, serving breakfast and per-dinner drinks.

In-Room Amenities:

  • Free pressing of one suit or garment upon arrival
  • Access to the private Executive Lounge
  • Complimentary wireless Internet
  • Complimentary newspapers (available upon request, PressReader is also offered to all guests)
  • Tea/coffee making station
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • 24-hour room service
  • Air conditioning
  • Flat-screen TV with satellite channels
  • Work desk and chair
  • Safe
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Selous Serena Camp & Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel

 

 

 

Breezes Beach Club and Spa

 

 

  • Sun block
  • Insect repellent
  • Lip balm
  • Sweater or fleece
  • Warm jacket
  • Light raincoat
  • Socks & underwear
  • Antihistamine cream for insect bites & stings
  • First aid kit including Imodium and rehydration salts
  • Tissues
  • Malaria tablets (see your doctor before you travel for up-to-date advice)
  • Motion sickness tablets if required
  • Sandals or flip-flops to wear around camp

 

Local guidebooks and wildlife / birdlife guides
Credit and ATM cards (check that your bank has international ATM locations to avoid high fees, and tell them where you’ll be traveling before you leave)

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