Number of days : 7

Safari, Canoe trip, Zanzibar, Sea Excursion

Adventure and Sports Trekking Expeditions


Stalk the Big 5 on National Parks and come face to face with its abundant wildlife. Prepare for life-changing experiences as you discover Tanzania's breathtaking beauty and endless excitement.
Discover the tropical spice island of Zanzibar; relax on the white sands beaches, soak up the sunshine and snorkel in the crystal clear waters.

Day 1 - Arrival

- Arrival at the International Airport in Dar-es-Salaam and transfer to Mikumi National Park for check in.
- Here you will take part in the sunset game viewing in the park, where it will be possible to see lions, elands, hartebeests, buffalos, wildebeests, giraffes, zebras and elephants. Wild dogs can be seen in packs here.

Day 2 - Game Drive

- You will have a full day game viewing in the park.
The Mikumi flood plain is the main feature of the Park along with the bordering mountain ranges. Animals commonly found here include lion, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra, hippo and elephant. The Mikumi elephants are mainly grazers and do not causes tree damage and it may be possible to get up-close to these magnificent creatures.

Day 3 - Transfer to Ifakara Town

- After breakfast we will depart for Ifakara Town, situated on the 8th parallel, south of the equator, in the valley of the River Kilombero and on the southern edge of the Udzungwa Mountains. The River Kilombero is a tributary of the Rufiji, the second largest river in East Africa.
- You will take a canoe trip on Kilombero River which is poled by an experienced guide. As you glide down the river on this canoe safari you will see hippos and crocodiles.

Day 4 - Canoe trip & Udzungwa Mountains

- Today we do another canoe trip on Kilombero River. There is good bird watching and game viewing with small fishing villages along the river.
- Transfer to Udzungwa Mountains National Park for dinner and overnight at a Campsite in the Park.

Day 5 - Sanje Waterfalls & Zanzibar

- Start your trek which will lead you to the spectacular Sanje waterfalls. From here you will have a view of Kilombero Valley.
- After your hike you will descend and drive back to Dar es Salaam in time for your scheduled flight to Zanzibar. This is a short flight lasting approximately 20 minutes.
- Arrival in Zanzibar and transfer to your Resort.

Day 6 - Zanzibar

- Today you will take in another type of safari. You will depart for a full day on the Safari Blue Excursion: we will take you out on traditional wooden boats into the seas off the south coast of Zanzibar.
- Here you will moor on a desert island for a morning of snorkeling with you instructors.
-Then you will sail further on to another island where you will be greeted by the local dancers and drummers as they welcome you to their island. - After lunch you will take the journey back to the mainland of Zanzibar.

Day 7 - Departure

- Depart on a guided tour of the Stone Town and thereafter enjoy some time for shopping.