Tanzania | Selous | Siwandu Safari Camp
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11-Day Tanzania Beach, Safari & Island | Fly-in Tanzania Coast, Selous Game Reserve & Fanjove Island

See a different side of Tanzania on this 11-day safari-and-seaside adventure. Your journey begins in the former capital of Dar es Salaam; from here, head to the beautiful Swahili Coast to catch your breath. Next, it’s wildlife time, as you fly to the remote Selous Game Reserve. After incredible game viewing, you’ll return to the ocean – this time to Fanjove Island, for some more beach bliss.

Ras Kutani

Day 1
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Welcome to Tanzania! From your collection point in Dar es Salaam, you will embark on a 90-minute road transfer to Ras Kutani on the Swahili Coast. Arrive to the white sands and cool blue waves for a time of pure rest and relaxation.

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Ras Kutani

Day 2
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Wake up in this paradise to enjoy the variety of activities available; enjoy a morning amble through the coastal forest, take to the waters and snorkel just offshore around the shipwreck of Chyko. For the more adventurous, take a kayak and paddle into the riverine forest to see the monkeys, birds and butterflies. To completely unwind, laze on the loungers at the swimming pool or let the beach attendants erect a beautiful sunshade on the beach, specially located for your privacy for that all-important afternoon nap.

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Siwandu Safari Camp

Day 3
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Enjoy your breakfast before taking a short road transfer to the airstrip, where you will embark on a light-aircraft flight to Dar es Salaam and then onto Selous. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred by road to Siwandu, situated on the shores of Lake Nzerakera in the northern section of Selous Game Reserve. Settle in and enjoy the camp and scheduled game-viewing activities.

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Siwandu Safari Camp

Day 4
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Enjoy breakfast then venture out, accompanied by an expert driver guide, travelling in comfort in open-sided 4WD vehicles to explore the rich African wildlife. Walking is also a wonderful way to get close to nature and to learn about some of the smaller species and ecosystems in the reserve, as well as the flora and fauna. Walks are slow paced, with shady stops to hear interesting things from your knowledgeable guide. After the day’s adventures, return for evening drinks around the campfire.

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Siwandu Safari Camp

Day 5
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Today, if you are here when the rains have fallen, cruise into the sinuous waterways of the Rufiji River delta, the largest in East Africa, otherwise enjoy Lake Nzerakera in sturdy metal boats with covered canopies, or on the glorious pontoon boat. Savour the ultimate luxury of dining or sipping sundowners on the move, while enjoying the wonderful variety of birdlife and watching animals come down to drink at the water’s edge. Return to camp for dinner and relax around the campfire.

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Fanjove Island

Day 6
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Enjoy an early breakfast then depart Siwandu for the airstrip, where you will hop onto a light-aircraft flight to Songo Songo, the main island of the archipelago to which you are headed. Embark on a 40-minute boat transfer in a traditional dhow sailing boat to get to Fanjove Island for your stay. Settle in and let pure relaxation begin.

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Fanjove Island

Day 7
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Wake up to experience exceptional snorkelling in these warm waters. Butterfly fish, angelfish, damselfish, turtles and beautiful coral offer endless possibilities. Hop on a kayak or a SUP or enjoy an island walk while you do some bird watching. End your day with a sundowner, sailing on the dhow.

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Fanjove Island

Day 8
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Today brings another day to explore. Perhaps you could try your hand at catching a barracuda or a kingfish, or maybe you’d like to explore the island on foot, Robinson Crusoe style. Explore the nearby island of birds and the high cliffs from the water on a kayak, or just relax on your own private island while reading your book.

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Fanjove Island

Day 9
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After spending the day at leisure or on an adventure, relax in the open-air restaurant and lounge area, the ideal focal point at the end of the day from where to gaze at the starlit skies and appreciate the undisturbed surroundings. Appetising fusion cuisine is served on understated yet stylishly dressed tables on the beach.

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Fanjove Island

Day 10
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Spend the day at leisure, adventuring, relaxing and dining. For an additional cost, you could spot some dolphins on a marine safari – you may even have the opportunity to swim alongside them. At low tide, enjoy lunch on the secluded sandbank, keeping an eye out for those dolphin swimming by as your lunch is prepared in front of you.

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Fanjove Island

Day 11
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Enjoy breakfast, then depart Fanjove Island by dhow to Songo Songo, where you will take a light-aircraft flight back to Dar es Salaam for your onward travel arrangements.

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Safari Prices

USD5,531 Per person sharing
USD6,028 Solo traveler
USD5,531 Per person sharing
USD6,028 Solo traveler
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Some details

  • This itinerary includes two activities per full day at each resort.
  • Children older than six are welcome at all the properties.
  • This is a quotation only and is subject to availability of all services at the time of booking.

Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, drinks and laundry as specified
  • Fanjove Island activities include: snorkelling off the beach, kayaking, SUP and island walk
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Flights as specified
  • Domestic/international departure tax, fuel and safety levies from airports and airstrips unless otherwise stipulated
  • Scheduled transfers as specified
  • Two shared/scheduled game-viewing activities per day
  • National park and concession fees
  • Airport taxes

Excludes

  • Meals, drinks and laundry not specified
  • Premium-brand drinks, Champagne, Cognac, cellar wines, cigars and cigarettes
  • Gratuities and any items of a personal nature
  • Sightseeing and excursions not specified
  • Flights and transfers not specified
  • Exclusive viewing activities unless specified
  • National park and concession fees not specified
  • Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport Departure Tax (must be paid directly by clients at the airport)
  • Statutory increases beyond our control
  • Additional activities not specified, including but not limited to:
    • Scuba diving and scuba-diving instruction
    • Deep-sea fishing
    • Spa treatments

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