6 DAYS DAR ES SALAAM, MIKUMI & ZANZIBAR
This Tanzania safari visits a vibrant and beautiful country with world-class parks. Safaris have been a way of life in Tanzania for decades; the country is blessed with the winning combination of both superb big game and stunning tropical beaches. After explore the big five in game drive in Mikumi, we send you to an Indian Ocean beach for a swim. Prepare yourself and book this safari package now!
Day 1. DSM to Mikumi NP
Pick up at your Hotel in Dar es salaam morning after breakfast and drive for 4 to 5 hrs which range approximately 300 km Mikumi National Park. Lunch on the way in Morogoro town. When arriving in Mikumi you will enjoy evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mikumi Wildlife Camp http://mikumiwildlifecamp.com/
With 3,230 square kilometers coverage Mikumi National Park is well-known park in Tanzania. The park is well-known for its population of elephants, giraffes buffaloes, zebras, elands, greater Kudu, wildebeest, roan and sable antelope. Predators include tree-climbing lions (which are in large number), leopards, wild hunting dogs and black-backed jackal. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded here including Eurasian migrants such as red billed ox pecker, marabou stork and lilac breasted roller.
Accommodation: Mikumi Wildlife Camp
Day 2: Full day game drive in Mikumi
You will have early morning game drive around 6.00 am with breakfast box prepared at your Hotel. Mikumi’s vegetation includes woodland, swamp, and grassland with two water hole; Mkata and Chamgore. Apart from the saddle-bill stork, hammer kop, and malachite kingfisher you will also find monitor lizard and a deadly python inhabiting the pools. Lunch at Stanley Kopje Foxes http://www.stanleyskopje.com/ inside the park, during evening you will go back to your Hotel to spend a night.
Accommodation: Mikumi Wildlife Camp http://mikumiwildlifecamp.com/
Day 3. Mikumi to Dar es salaam to Zanzibar
Early in the morning possibly 6.00 am you will go for game drive to 10.00 am where you will be back to the Hotel for breakfast and later leave for Dar es salaam. You will arrive in Dar es salaam Ferry around 3.00 to 3.30 ready for the journey to Zanzibar approximately 2 Hrs by boat.
Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton Stonetown.
Day 4. Stone Town tour
We’ll take you to see many of the important sights of Stone Town. You’ll visit the former Slave Market, the Anglican Cathedral, the House of Wonders, the Sultan’s Palace Museum, the Old Arab Fort – and other sites that may be of interest to you. Our city tour is flexible and can easily be customized to your requirements.
Before heading out on the tour we’ll pick you up at your hotel and you’ll travel in an air-conditioned mini-van with your local guide as we explore this historic city.
You’ll re-trace the steps of past explorers on this tour that also provides a window into modern Stone Town life. With your guide you’ll explore the markets, and see seafood and fish piled high, fresh loaves of bread in wicker baskets and stacks of fruit and vegetables, as traders sell their goods from market stalls.
An optional stop is the Zanzibar Coffee House, where you can take a rest from the hustle and bustle and the heat. There’s a selection of drinks on offer here, as well as local sweets and seasonal fruits – the perfect pick-me-up before continuing on your tour! In the evening you will be back to the Hotel for dinner and spend night.
Accommodation:DoubleTree by Hilton Nungwi
Day 5. Snorkeling near Mnemba Island
Snorkeling in Zanzibar is regarded among the best in the world. Our sites will thrill you and give you an unforgettable experience. More than 350 different fish species are recorded here alone.
The deep water around Zanzibar attracts some of the real giants of the Indian Ocean and sometimes we see the amazing Humpback whale very close to the beaches.
Some of the most common species you should expect to see while snorkeling in Zanzibar are butterflyfish, parrotfish, clownfish, boxfish, lionfish, angelfish, stingrays and many more.
Others include turtles, dolphins, lobsters, squids, crabs, nudibranches, starfish cucumbers, sponges, shrimps, sea urchin and the list goes on. After snorkeling you will be back to the Hotel for dinner and spend night
Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton Nungwi
Day 6. End of your package
This will be the last day of your package and therefore after breakfast we will drop you either Ferry or Airport according to your requirements.
PRICE: 3080 (for 2 pax)
- Park fees
- All transfers
- Accommodation with meals
- Knowledgeable guide with open roof land cruiser 4×4.
- International flight
- Visa for Tanzania
- Travelling insurance
- Optional activities
- Tips to your guide and other personal expenses such as laundry and communication