Woman relax on the beautiful tropical beach.

9 Days Zanzibar-Selous Beach and Bush Safari 

Day 1: Arrival: Zanzibar Airport-Transfer to your Beach Resort

Upon touchdown at the Zanzibar Airport, you will receive a warm welcome by our driver/guide who will transport you to your beach resort. After the welcome drink you will have to check-in in your room with ocean and pool view. Time to relax and immerse yourself in the magic that is Zanzibar!

  • Main Destination: Zanzibar
  • Overnight: Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
  • Meal plan: Lunch and dinner; (Drinks not included)

Day 2 and 3: Zanzibar

Just the name, Zanzibar, evokes dreams of romance and mystery and the reality will not disappoint. Zanzibar has for centuries attracted adventurers and seafarers from around the world. Today Zanzibar welcomes a new generation of explorers-those who come to marvel at the rich heritage, reflected in the architecture and the culture of the people. Visit Zanzibar’s historic Stone Town-another of Tanzania’s UNESCO World Heritage sites. Relax on the dazzling white, palm-fringed beaches, where the azure waters of the Indian Ocean beckon divers, swimmers, fishermen and water sports enthusiasts alike. Breathe in the fragrant scents of cloves, vanilla, cardamom and nutmeg, and discover why Zanzibar is christened ‘The Spice Islands’.

  • Main Destination: Zanzibar
  • Overnight: Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner; (Drinks not included)

Day 4: Zanzibar-Selous Game Reserve

Today it is time to go on a safari! A privately driven vehicle will transport you to Zanzibar Airport for a flight to Dar es Salaam. Upon touchdown at the Airport, you will receive a warm welcome by our driver/guide who will transport you to your camp at the supernatural Selous Game Reserve.  Enjoy your lunch and settle in readiness for your afternoon adventure. You will have an interesting village tour and beautiful boat safari. Get to know the local culture and discover the lifestyle practiced for many years. The day is coming to an end and the sun is slowly fading in the horizon that is ideal time to see the Rufiji River-sailing or rafting down the river is without doubt the superb method of seeing game. Hundreds of hippos live in this river along with other reptiles, birds and monkeys. It is wonderful to see these sights on a boat ride while the sun goes down into the river.

  • Main destination: Selous Game Reserve
  • Accommodation: Africa Safari Camp; Luxury Camp bordering Selous Game Reserve without fences
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner; (Drinks not included)

Day 5 and 6: Selous Game Reserve Exploration

Rise early today for breakfast. As the cool, fresh air fills your lungs you will feel invigorated and rejuvenated, ready for a great full day game drive in Selous Game Reserve. Deemed to be the largest wildlife area in Africa, this pristine uninhabited area boasts of large populations of elephants, lion, leopard, rhino, Africa hunting dog, buffalo and hippo. Other species seen are bushbuck, giraffe, oryx, impala, klipspringer, eland, hartebeest, hyena, red and blue duikers, zebra, reedbuck and waterbuck. Besides, there is a prolific bird life with over 400 species recorded.

  • Main destination: Selous Game Reserve
  • Accommodation: Africa Safari Camp; Luxury Camp bordering Selous Game Reserve without fences
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner; (Drinks not included)

Day 7: Selous Game Reserve-Zanzibar

Today we rise early for breakfast and sadly it is time you say goodbye to the beautiful nature of the Selous Game Reserve. Our driver will transfer you to Dar es Salaam Airport for a flight back to Zanzibar. Upon touchdown at the Zanzibar Airport, the driver is waiting for you and will bring you back to Neptune Pwani Beach Resort.

  • Main Destination: Zanzibar
  • Overnight: Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner; (Drinks not included)

Day 8: Zanzibar

Today you can relax by the pool, walking on the beach or snorkeling around the coral reef, all is possible. You can also book an excursion to explore the Island. Visit the beautiful city Stone Town, see the monkeys in Jozani Forest, do a Spice tour or take a boat and do a snorkling trip.

  • Main Destination: Zanzibar
  • Overnight: Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner; (Drinks not included)

 

Day 9: Zanzibar Airport

A privately driven vehicle with driver will provide you with a transfer to Zanzibar Airport bringing to an end what we hope shall be a safari of your lifetime. We hope to welcome you back! And as we say here, “Karibu Tena”.

  • Main Destination: Zanzibar Airport
  • Overnight: End of tour; no accommodation
  • Meal plan: Breakfast (Lunch and dinner not included); Drinks not included

End of Service

Your tour price includes:

  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Accommodation throughout your safari
  • Unlimited supply of bottle water in safari vehicle
  • All transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • All government taxes included
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Guaranteed window seat throughout safari
  • All national park fees, conservancy fees and hotel taxes

Services not included:

  • Any optional activities are not included
  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • Visa fee
  • Boat ride
  • International flights
  • All items of personal nature and not mentioned in the itinerary, for instance phone calls and shopping
  • Tips to hotel staff and Driver/Guide (Tipping is normal in Kenya – if you are satisfied with the service, a suitable tip is normally around 5%, and USD 10 per person/per day for the driver/guide)
  • Travel insurance

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