City Life & Natural Peace
Have you ever been so close to wild animals that you can proverbially almost touch them? Come to Tanzania and be surprised by the pristine nature and powerful wild animals of this beautiful country. Get in the car and enjoy hours of the particular nature, locals and the views you know from TV. You’ll be based in our accommodations, equipped with all facilities. Make your holiday complete by extending your trip with impressive excursions to special places. In seven days’ time you’ll make memories for life which no one can take away from you. Eat, sleep, relax and enjoy the wilderness and discover a different world.
7 day City & Safari holiday in Dar es Salaam & Selous Nature Reserve
Day 1Transfer to Airport Guesthouse Dar es Salaam, check-in with welcome drink;
Day 2Transfer from Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve, check-in with welcome drink,; safari boat
Day 3Full day game drive safari with bush lunch;
Day 4Relaxation day at the resort (optional tour);
Day 5Relaxation day at the resort (optional tour);
Day 6Bushwalk and transfer to Dar es Salaam;
Day 7Check-out and transfer to the airport or ferry terminal
PriceThe price is per person, as described in our program. Extras as tips, laundry, souvenirs, food and drinks outside of the chosen package etc. are not included in the price and will be charged on the spot.
Bed & BreakfastThis package accounts for the accommodation and the breakfast. The lunches, dinners and drinks taken in our resort will be charged on the spot.
All-inclusiveThis package accounts for the accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet, afternoon snack, unlimited coffee/tea/mineral water/soft drink, local beer, house wine and local cocktails.
Price per person:
1 person1399 €
2-3 persons1199 €
4-5 people999 €Full pension
Extra resort night:Reef & Beach Resort Paradise Beach Resort35 € B&B 40 € B&B70 € All-inclusive 75 € All-inclusive
Selous Game Reserve
Welcome to Selous Game Reserve, the largest nature park in the South of Tanzania. Behold the unspoiled nature and the diversity of landscapes in the park. Come face to face with the Big 5 and see animals up close that live only in East Africa. Selous is the only nature park where you may drive off road, so forget about your binoculars, we drive to the animals! Our rangers and drivers are trained in spotting animals and can tell you everything about nature as well as wildlife. The mighty Rufiji river flows through the natural park where many animals lessen their thirst and among others, hippos have their home. With our boat and jeep safari you will experience the park in different ways and admire unique moments up close.
Africa Safari Camp
Africa Safari Camp is our third accommodation and is located on the edge of Selous Game Reserve. This unique location is a treat for any traveller in the middle of nature and is equipped with all the comforts and facilities. Around Selous and our camp there are no fences, making you be right in the habitat of the wild animals. Discover footprints of elephants and/or impalas, just steps from your front door. But don't be afraid, the resort is designed in such a way that you are safe on the premises of the camp at all times. Enjoy a relaxing swim in the pool or come and relax in our lounge bar where you can read a book quietly with the birds singing in the background after a full safari day. Indulge your inner self with dinners and watch, from the restaurant, the wild animals coming to drink from the pond. You’ll stay in one of our spacious bungalows, cabins or luxury tents, each one equipped with a private bathroom and toilet, hot water and shower. They also have large, comfortable beds and ceiling fans.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Airport Guesthouse Dar es Salaam
Welcome to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's economic capital where you will start your journey. After you get off the plane and make the first step on Tanzanian soil, your holiday can start. First, you easily get your tourist visa at the airport in Dar es Salaam and after retrieving your luggage our taxi is ready to take you to Airport Guesthouse Dar es Salaam. Here you will be welcomed with a delicious drink.
Day 2: Dar es Salaam – Selous
It’s early out of bed, because today you leave by car to the Selous Game Reserve. It’s a beautiful drive with a range of beautiful views. On the way you pass through a number of authentic villages, where you get to know the local culture. In the village of Kibiti it's time for a delicious lunch and around 16.00 pm you'll arrive at the Africa Safari Camp. After a warm reception with welcome drink, you can put the luggage in your bungalow or hut and it's time to go on your first safari. It’s not by land, but by boat, on the Rufiji river, where hundreds of hippos are laying down to rest. Watch this beautiful natural phenomenon and spot, next to these giant beasts, various birds and the unique pigmy marmosets that live along the banks of the river.
Day 3: Selous – game drive
Today it is time for an adventurous game drive through the Selous Game Reserve, looking for the wild animals. Keep your camera ready and look carefully around you, because everywhere you look there is beautiful flora and fauna. You will have a well- prepared bush lunch on a unique spot in the middle of the Selous. Do not be afraid, our rangers and drivers will make sure you are safe at all times. After a long day full of impressions and special moments it is lovely to enjoy the swimming pool, a delicious dinner and share stories with other guests by the campfire.
Days 4 & 5: Relaxation day or Selous tour
The next two days are dedicated to relax in the Africa Safari Camp. Read a book with the rustling of the wild animals in the background, take a dip in the lovely pool or play the typical Tanzanian game Bao in the bar. Would you rather spend this day between the wild animals, there is always an extra game drive possible. See if you can spot new animals and enjoy beautiful nature and special moments. Finally, you can also choose to take a trip to the hot springs. The road to it is a true game drive and eventually you will arrive at a mountain massif with a waterfall in a hot spring. An idyllic place where you can swim, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch.
Day 6: Bush walk and transfer to Dar es Salaam
Your visit to Selous is not complete before you've had a bush walk with a true bushman. Step in the footsteps of elephants and impalas and inquire about any special tidbits from the nature. Meet the "Little 5" and learn how local people use nature as medicine. See in the distance a few curious birds and do not be afraid of dangerous animal species. You're going on the road with experienced rangers and a guide. After coming back it's time to say goodbye to the wilderness and drive back to Dar es Salaam. Even if it is the same route as on the way there, we assure you that this ride will be impressive and beautiful again. There will be enough new impressions and thoughts back to the wild animals you spotted the day before.
Day 7: check-out and transfer to Dar es Salaam
Depending on your departure time you can still appreciate the city during the day. Our taxi will bring you safely and on time to the airport, ferry terminal or other desired destination in the city Tip! If you wish to prolong your stay on Zanzibar, simply book additional nights in one of our beach resorts on this beautiful island, Reef & Beach Resort or the more luxurious Paradise Beach Resort.
Price: The price is per person, according to the defined program. Extras as tip, laundry, souvenirs, food and drinks offered outside the package are not included in the price and will be charged on the spot.
Bed and Breakfast: Your stay is based on accommodation and breakfast buffet. Lunch, dinner and drinks that are consumed will be charged on site.
All Inclusive: Your stay here is calculated on the basis of accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet, afternoon snack, unlimited coffee/tea/mineral water/soft drinks, local beer, house wine and local cocktails.
Occupancy: Each room has a double bed with possibility of an extra single bed or bunk beds. Reduction for children with 2 adults paying per room. Children up to 11 years receive up to 70% off reduction. Ask for conditions and more information.
Accessibility: Reef & Beach Resort is wheelchair friendly; Paradise Beach Resort is limited wheelchair friendly.
Pets: Not allowed
Parking: There is free parking possible on the accommodations. These parking spaces are located within the walls of the resort.
Internet: All accommodations have Wi-Fi, both paid and free Wi-Fi zones.
Optional excursions: Optional excursions can be booked on site.
Accommodation: You can also find more detailed information on: www.hotelzanzibar.com
Voucher: You will receive the travel documents no later than 1 week before departure.
Vaccinations: Consult your family doctor, the public health service or the website of the national Government for a topical and personal health advice.
Currency: The local currency is the Tanzanian Shilling (Tsh). Dollars and euros are accepted currencies in our accommodations. ATMs are limited in Tanzania or Zanzibar.
Passport: Your passport is required to be valid at least 30 days upon departure from Tanzania. For current information with regard to entry requirements we recommend you the website of the national Government and the Embassy.
Visa: If you stay in Tanzania 90 days max. you’ll need a tourist visa. This is easy to buy on arrival in Tanzania and Zanzibar at 50 $ cash or credit card.
Transfers: Because flight times may change unexpectedly, we kindly ask you to send us an email with the estimated time of arrival and your flight number. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation policy: 30 days prior to arrival date: free cancellation. 30 to 15 days prior to arrival date: 50% of the total amount will be charged. 14 to 0 days prior to arrival date: 100% of the total amount will be charged.
Personal data: Make sure your personal data are identical to the data in your Passport. If they do not match you cannot travel to and from your holiday destination! Changes may cost.
This trip includes:
- Transfer by taxi from airport or ferry terminal to Airport Guesthouse Dar es Salaam;
- Check-in with welcome drink;
- Stay based on full board (drinks are calculated on site);
- Transfer to Selous – Africa Safari Camp (by plane & taxi);
- Check-in with welcome drink;
- Stay based on full board (drinks are calculated on site);
- Safari boat on Rufijiriver;
- Full day game drive in Selous Game Reserve;
- Bush walk;
- Transfer to airport or ferry terminal in Dar es Salaam.
- Fly-in from Dar es Salaam to Selous and return (€ 300 per person);
- Extra full or half day game drive in Selous Game Reserve;
- Excursion to the hot springs in Selous Game Reserve.
This trip does not include:
- International air ticket (once you have booked a ticket, please send us your flight details with times and flight number);
- booking fee € 25.00 per invoice/booking;
- Travel and medical insurance.