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< Udzungwa Mountains, Mikumi, Selous and Kilwa Safari - 9 day
Wednesday, 2010-03-31 12:49 Age: 8 Years
Category: Dar es Salaam, Mikumi, Saadani, Zanzibar

Family Safari to Dar es Salaam, Mikumi, Saadani and Zanzibar - 14 day

This is a gentle paced safari aimed at educating and inspiring children young and old. The safari starts with an relaxing day in Dar es Salaam then proceeds to Mikumi and Saadani National Parks for game viewing then finishing on Zanzibar.


This specially designed family holiday starts with a day to relax in Dar es Salaam, then game drive safaris in Mikumi National Park and finally game drives and a boat safari on the Wami river in Saadani National Park, Tanzania’s only coastal wildlife reserve. A short flight from Saadani leads to an exploration of Zanzibar’s historical Stone Town and relaxation on one of Zanzibar’s finest white sand beaches.

DAY 1. DAR ES SALAAM
Arrive and transfer to Mediterraneo Hotel. BB.

DAY 2. DAR ES SALAAM
Day trip to Bongoyo or Mbudya island with options to snorkel. O/n Mediterraneo Hotel. BB

DAY 3. MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
Morning departure with Authentic Tanzania private safari vehicle and guide to Mikumi National Park, roughly a 5 hour drive from Dar es Salaam. After lunch game drive safari with the chance to see a huge variety of game and wildlife. Commonly seen species include elephant, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, lion, impala, hippo, crocodile and several species of antelope.
O/n Authentic Mikumi Camp (FB).

DAY 4. MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
Morning and afternoon game drives in Mikumi N.P. Lunch is taken back at the lodge giving plenty of time for an afternoon siesta or just watching the wildlife at the lodge’s waterhole from the comfort of your cottage verandah.
O/n Authentic Mikumi Camp. (FB)

DAY 5. MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
Morning and afternoon game drives in Mikumi N.P. Lunch is taken back at the lodge giving plenty of time for an afternoon siesta or just watching the wildlife at the waterhole from the comfort of your cottage verandah.
O/n Authentic Mikumi Camp. (FB)

DAY 6. SAADANI NATIONAL PARK
Drive to Saadani N.P. (approx 4 hours), Tanzania’s only coastal wildlife reserve Safari options (1 safari/day) will be organised by the lodge in Saadani and include morning or afternoon game drives and a stunning boat safari on the Wami river. With luck expect to see giraffe, buffalo, lion, reedbuck, warthog, wildebeest and zebra just inland from the deserted beaches and hippo, crocodile and a huge variety of bird life at the river.
O/n Saadani Safari Lodge or A Tent with a View Lodge.

DAY 7. SAADANI NATIONAL PARK
Safari options will be organised by the lodge in Saadani and include morning or afternoon game drives and a stunning boat safari on the Wami river.
O/n Saadani Safari Lodge or A Tent with a View Lodge. (FB)

DAY 8. SAADANI NATIONAL PARK
Safari options will be organised by the lodge in Saadani and include morning or afternoon game drives and a stunning boat safari on the Wami river.
O/n Saadani Safari Lodge or A Tent with a View Lodge. (FB)

DAY 9. ZANZIBAR STONE TOWN
Fly to Zanzibar just 20 minutes away. Arrive in Stone Town in time for lunch. In the afternoon explore the historical Stone Town. O/n Tembo Hotel located in the heart of the old town. (BB)

DAY 10. ZANZIBAR EAST COAST
Transfer to the north east coast (approx 1 hour). A spice tour can be organised on route to the beach. Arrive at Breezes Beach Hotel located on the beautiful Bwejuu beach. (HB)

DAY 11. ZANZIBAR EAST COAST
Relax at Breezes, which has a swimming pool, diving centre which can also organise snorkelling trips and water sports, and a kids club facility.
O/n BreezesBeach Resort. (HB)

DAY 12. ZANZIBAR EAST COAST
Relax at Bluebay, which has a swimming pool, diving centre which can also organise snorkelling trips and water sports, and a kids club facility.
O/n BreezesBeach Resort. (HB)

DAY 13. ZANZIBAR EAST COAST
Relax at Bluebay, which has a swimming pool, a diving centre which can also organise snorkelling trips and water sports, and a kids club facility.
O/n BreezesBeach Resort. (HB)

DAY 14. DEPARTURE
Transfer back to Stone Town to fly to Dar es Salaam (15 min flight) and connect to your international flight departure.

Please ask for prices which vary according to season. Itinerary best months June-October and January and February.