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Tailor Made Itinerary

12 Days From $8,995

Overview

This wonderful journey experiences two distinct sides of the country from some of its most outstanding accommodation for an unforgettable experience. Beginning with a safari adventure deep in the heart of one of the country’s most scenic national parks, you will then swap the dusty plains of Ruaha for the white sands of the Indian Ocean as you fly out to the paradise island of Pemba.

Arriving in Dar es Salaam, you will have a ...

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Track wild dogs on the open plains of Ruaha National Park
  • Revel in the chance to get up close and personal with herds of elephants
  • Enjoy a scenic dinner on the beach
  • Learn about island life with a cultural tour on Pemba island
  • Learn to dive in the warm, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean
  • Go on safari game drives in search of big game viewing

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE DAR ES SALAAM

DAY 1: ARRIVE DAR ES SALAAM

On arrival at Dar es Salaam's international airport you will be transferred the short distance by road to your overnight hotel. After a chance to settle in and freshen up, the afternoon and evening is then free to enjoy at your leisure.

Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel
Breakfast

DAY 2: DAR ES SALAAM - RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 2: DAR ES SALAAM - RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

An early breakfast can be enjoyed by the pool this morning before you return to the airport in time to catch a light aircraft down to Ruaha National Park. Arriving later this morning, your guide will be waiting to transfer you to your camp deep in the heart of the Ruaha wilderness. After enjoying lunch in the dry riverbed in front of the camp, you will have some time to relax before an afternoon safari provides a first opportunity for some big game viewing.

Kichaka Expeditions
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: EXPLORE RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3: EXPLORE RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

The remote wilderness of Ruaha sees precious few visitors, making it an ideal spot to enjoy a walking safari. A superb way to explore the surrounding bush, it is an ideal opportunity to learn more about the fauna and flora that you might otherwise miss on a game drive. Travelling in the company of an armed guide, you will spend some three or four hours gaining fascinating insight into the traditional uses of the park's plants and trees and other cultural and historical developments.

Kichaka Expeditions
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: EXPLORE RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 4: EXPLORE RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

Another full day in Ruaha provides the chance to enjoy some more game viewing, by vehicle or on foot. A rich haven for some of Tanzania's finest wildlife, Ruaha is home to large concentrations of big cats, with lions and leopards particularly prevalent. In between activities you will be able to relax back at camp, enjoying a delicious alfresco lunch as you gaze out across the open dusty plains.

Kichaka Expeditions
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: RUAHA NATIONAL PARK - PEMBA ISLAND

DAY 5: RUAHA NATIONAL PARK - PEMBA ISLAND

After a final breakfast in camp you will enjoy a last game drive en route back to the airstrip. Boarding a light aircraft, you will then fly on to Pemba Island, passing over the Zanzibar archipelago as you head out over the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. On arrival you will then be whisked off to your hotel by a combination of car and speedboat to enjoy the rest of your stay at a stunning beach lodge.

Fundu Lagoon
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

DAY 6: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

Known as "The Green Island" in Arabic, Pemba is a largely undiscovered gem, providing the perfect backdrop to a gentle stroll along white sand beaches. Your first full day here provides an opportunity to explore something of the mangrove forest that surrounds the lodge, searching out some of the abundant wildlife that make their home here.

Fundu Lagoon
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

DAY 7: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

The lodge is home to a fully licensed PADI Dive School, and today presents the chance for you to strap on fins and head out onto the reef to explore some of the finest dive sites anywhere on the East African coast.

Fundu Lagoon
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

DAY 8: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

Blessed with a landscape of lush, green hills, fruit trees and spice plantations, Pemba once formed part of the Omani sultanate's rich trading empire. For those looking to discover a little more of the island's cultural history, today provides a chance to join a complimentary guided walk into the local villages to learn more about the way of life here and perhaps learn more about the traditions and customs of island life.

Fundu Lagoon
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

DAY 9: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

Your time here is very much free to do as you please with the warm waters and white beaches always a tempting option for those looking to kick back and relax. Other options are available though, with river safaris on offer from the lodge and visits to the nearby Janbangome ruins always providing a popular way to spend a fascinating hour or so.

Fundu Lagoon
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

DAY 10: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

For a real special treat, the hotel can book a private cruise on a traditional sailing dhow. You will sail out across the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, armed with a picnic lunch or afternoon snacks, to soak up the breathtaking views of Pemba.

Fundu Lagoon
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

DAY 11: ENJOY PEMBA ISLAND

With one more day left to make the most of your trip, why not spend it savouring the idyllic surroundings and soaking up the last few hours of an African sun. Later, you can enjoy a romantic farewell dinner on the beach, listening to the waves lapping gently against the shoreline. A perfect end to an unforgettable journey.

Fundu Lagoon
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12: PEMBA ISLAND - DAR ES SALAAM

DAY 12: PEMBA ISLAND - DAR ES SALAAM

After a final breakfast on the beach this morning, you will be transferred back to Chake Chake Airport, by boat and car, in time to catch the flight back to Dar es Salaam where you will connect with your onward flight and your tour ends.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Luxury

Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

TANZANIA IN STYLE (12 DAYS) $8,995

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra - The best of the best, the ultimate indulgence
Luxury - Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium - Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior - Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple - No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

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WHY WILD FRONTIERS?

Meet the expert, Jamie

Jamie is our Sub Saharan expert, who has travelled extensively in the region.

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