Tanzania is a wildlife lover’s paradise and safaris have been a way of life here for many decades. This family holiday combines a top-quality safari in the Selous Game Reserve, one of Tanzania’s relatively undiscovered wildlife areas, with a two-centre stay on Zanzibar, first to Stone Town and then to a beautiful beach resort on the island’s north-east coast. Expect a diverse safari experience packed full of a range of activities including wildlife drives, walking safaris (16 years upwards) and boat cruises.
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Fly overnight to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi. (N)
Upon arrival, transfer to the domestic airport for
a light aircraft scenic flight to the Selous Game
Reserve for a 3-night stay at the Selous Riverside
Safari Camp. Join an afternoon safari activity
such as a wildlife drive in an open 4x4 vehicle, a
boat safari or a guided walking safari. (L, D)
Enjoy two full days of wildlife viewing in the
Selous, exploring the river, acacia and palm
forests, marshlands and open grasslands. (B, L, D)
Morning wildlife activity in the Selous before
flying to Zanzibar. Spend 2 nights at the
Zanzibar Serena Inn in Stone Town. Idyllically
situated on the seafront and within walking
distance of ancient Stone Town, the Zanzibar
Serena Inn has a large pool and a superb
rooftop restaurant. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
In the morning, take a guided city tour and
follow the trail of the sultans, slaves and
explorers in the winding streets of Stone Town.
In the afternoon, sail from Stone Town to Prison
Island, formerly a detention centre for rebellious
slaves. See the giant tortoises, soak up some
sun on the powder white beach or snorkel in the
crystal-clear waters. Return to Stone Town late
this afternoon. (B)
Zanzibar was once known as a spice island,
exporting cloves, vanilla, nutmeg and
cardamom across the world. Take a tour of a
spice farm with an optional lunch (payable
locally) at Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge. Drive
to Pongwe Bay Resort for a 5-night stay (seaview
suite), set on a sweeping beach beside a stunning coral lagoon. Sea-view suites are set on
the beach with a beautiful outdoor area and a
private plunge pool. (B, D)
Days at leisure or take a range of optional
activities (payable locally) such as snorkelling, sea
kayaking, reef walking, sailing and cultural visits.
Pongwe is also well positioned for getting out
and about around the island. A popular choice
for families is a visit to Jozani Forest Reserve,
which is home to red colobus monkeys. (B, D)
Day room use. Overnight flight home via
Nairobi, arriving the next day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards, to
discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary,
please call 020 3930 5008 or emailInfo@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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