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3 Day Luxury Wildlife Encounter Safari Tour in Nyerere National Park

$1,500 per person sharing

3 Day Luxury Wildlife Encounter Safari Tour in Nyerere National Park

$1,500 per person sharing

Tour Overview

Embark on a 3-day safari adventure from Zanzibar to Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous), with accommodation at the luxurious Serena Mivumo River Lodge. Your journey begins with a morning flight to the Beho Beho airstrip within the park, where a warm welcome and safari briefing await.

Experience the captivating world of African wildlife through exhilarating game drives, with the possibility of encountering Africa’s largest population of wild dogs. Each day features game drives and delightful picnic lunches in the wilderness. Evenings are spent by the campfire at the lodge, sharing stories with fellow travelers. Day two starts with a sunrise boat safari along the Rufiji River, followed by a game drive in prime wildlife areas. A picnic bush breakfast and lunch amidst picturesque landscapes add to the adventure.

On your final day, enjoy leisure time at the lodge before a farewell game drive en route to the airstrip for your return flight to Zanzibar. This safari promises an immersive wildlife experience and cherished memories of the African wilderness.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses luxury lodge located inside the park.

activity

Activities

2 Game drives and boat safari

shared tour

Shared tour

This tour will be shared with other guests in the camp; exclusive private tours can be organised at extra cost.

calendar

Departure/ Arrival

From Zanzibar at 07:35, arrival time in Selous at 08:20

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Zanzibar.

car

Game drives

Open-sided 4×4 vehicle

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Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

calendar

Departure/ Arrival

From Selous at 09:00, arrival time in Zanzibar at 10:30/11:20

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1-2
Selous (Nyerere National Park)
Serena Mivumo River Lodge
2
Gold
Day 3
Selous (Nyerere NP) – Flight – Zanzibar
No Accommodation

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Journey from Zanzibar to Nyerere NP– Full-Day Game Viewing

Your remarkable safari journey commences with a morning flight from Zanzibar, whisking you away to the captivating wilderness of Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous). As you touch down at the Beho Beho airstrip within the park, our dedicated driver guide will extend a warm welcome, providing a comprehensive briefing to outline the exciting adventure that awaits.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of African wildlife through exhilarating game drives, the quintessential method for exploring the expansive landscapes of Nyerere National Park. Here, you’ll have the chance to encounter magnificent giants and formidable predators. Nyerere National Park boasts the largest population of wild dogs in Africa, making sighting these elusive creatures a distinct possibility and a true highlight. Your day unfolds with game drives punctuated by delightful picnic lunches amid the pristine wilderness. As the sun sets over this remarkable park, you’ll return to the lodge, where you can unwind by a crackling campfire, relishing the camaraderie of fellow travelers.

Day 1 Journey from Zanzibar to Nyerere NP– Full-Day Game Viewing (Small)

Day 2: Sunrise Boat Safari and Savannah Game Drive

Commence day two with a refreshing tea or coffee in the early morning, preparing you for a sunrise boat safari along the Rufiji River in Nyerere National Park. This tranquil river journey provides an exceptional opportunity to observe wildlife congregating at the water’s edge. In their natural habitat, you’ll get up-close views of bird colonies, hippos, and crocodiles. Following this serene river experience, indulge in a picnic bush breakfast.

Your adventure continues with a game drive through the sweeping savannah and along the lush riverbanks of Beho Beho and Tagalala, prime areas for spotting elephants, giraffes, lions, buffalos, zebras, and possibly the elusive African wild dogs. Midday, pause for a picnic lunch in a picturesque park setting, allowing for relaxation and reflection on the morning’s sightings. The rest of the afternoon is dedicated to further exploration of the park’s diverse landscapes and wildlife. Conclude your day with a return to the lodge, where you can unwind before enjoying dinner and spending another peaceful night in the park’s heart.

Day 2 Sunrise Boat Safari and Savannah Game Drive small

Day 3: Selous enroute Game drive – Departure to Zanzibar

On your final day, enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the lodge, taking in the tranquil surroundings of the African bush. You may have some free time to relax at the lodge, reflect on your safari experiences, or enjoy a short walk nearby.

After savouring these last moments in Selous (Nyerere National Park), you’ll be driven to the airstrip. En route, embark on a farewell game drive, capturing any last-minute wildlife sightings. Your journey concludes with a flight back to Zanzibar, bringing an unforgettable three-day safari adventure to a close.

Day 3 Selous enroute Game drive – Departure to Zanzibar (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Return flight from Zanzibar.
  • Airstrip transfers
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals – (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Taxes
  • Bottled water, teas, and coffee.
  • Park fees
  • English-speaking driver-guide

Exclusions:

  • Beverages
  • International flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips – (Tipping highly recommended)
  • Personal items – (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees

Prices

$ 1,500 per person

$ 1100 per person – Children (7-11 years)

Tour Overview

Embark on a 3-day safari adventure from Zanzibar to Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous), with accommodation at the luxurious Serena Mivumo River Lodge. Your journey begins with a morning flight to the Beho Beho airstrip within the park, where a warm welcome and safari briefing await.

Experience the captivating world of African wildlife through exhilarating game drives, with the possibility of encountering Africa's largest population of wild dogs. Each day features game drives and delightful picnic lunches in the wilderness. Evenings are spent by the campfire at the lodge, sharing stories with fellow travelers. Day two starts with a sunrise boat safari along the Rufiji River, followed by a game drive in prime wildlife areas. A picnic bush breakfast and lunch amidst picturesque landscapes add to the adventure.

On your final day, enjoy leisure time at the lodge before a farewell game drive en route to the airstrip for your return flight to Zanzibar. This safari promises an immersive wildlife experience and cherished memories of the African wilderness.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses luxury lodge located inside the park.

activity

Activities

2 Game drives and boat safari

shared tour

Shared tour

This tour will be shared with other guests in the camp; exclusive private tours can be organised at extra cost.

calendar

Departure/ Arrival

From Zanzibar at 07:35, arrival time in Selous at 08:20

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Zanzibar.

car

Game drives

Open-sided 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

calendar

Departure/ Arrival

From Selous at 09:00, arrival time in Zanzibar at 10:30/11:20

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1-2
Selous (Nyerere National Park)
Serena Mivumo River Lodge
2
Gold
Day 3
Selous (Nyerere NP) – Flight – Zanzibar
No Accommodation
-
-

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Journey from Zanzibar to Nyerere NP– Full-Day Game Viewing

Your remarkable safari journey commences with a morning flight from Zanzibar, whisking you away to the captivating wilderness of Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous). As you touch down at the Beho Beho airstrip within the park, our dedicated driver guide will extend a warm welcome, providing a comprehensive briefing to outline the exciting adventure that awaits.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of African wildlife through exhilarating game drives, the quintessential method for exploring the expansive landscapes of Nyerere National Park. Here, you'll have the chance to encounter magnificent giants and formidable predators. Nyerere National Park boasts the largest population of wild dogs in Africa, making sighting these elusive creatures a distinct possibility and a true highlight. Your day unfolds with game drives punctuated by delightful picnic lunches amid the pristine wilderness. As the sun sets over this remarkable park, you'll return to the lodge, where you can unwind by a crackling campfire, relishing the camaraderie of fellow travelers.

Day 1 Journey from Zanzibar to Nyerere NP– Full-Day Game Viewing (Small)

Day 2: Sunrise Boat Safari and Savannah Game Drive

Commence day two with a refreshing tea or coffee in the early morning, preparing you for a sunrise boat safari along the Rufiji River in Nyerere National Park. This tranquil river journey provides an exceptional opportunity to observe wildlife congregating at the water’s edge. In their natural habitat, you'll get up-close views of bird colonies, hippos, and crocodiles. Following this serene river experience, indulge in a picnic bush breakfast.

Your adventure continues with a game drive through the sweeping savannah and along the lush riverbanks of Beho Beho and Tagalala, prime areas for spotting elephants, giraffes, lions, buffalos, zebras, and possibly the elusive African wild dogs. Midday, pause for a picnic lunch in a picturesque park setting, allowing for relaxation and reflection on the morning's sightings. The rest of the afternoon is dedicated to further exploration of the park’s diverse landscapes and wildlife. Conclude your day with a return to the lodge, where you can unwind before enjoying dinner and spending another peaceful night in the park's heart.

Day 2 Sunrise Boat Safari and Savannah Game Drive small

Day 3: Selous enroute Game drive – Departure to Zanzibar

On your final day, enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the lodge, taking in the tranquil surroundings of the African bush. You may have some free time to relax at the lodge, reflect on your safari experiences, or enjoy a short walk nearby.

After savouring these last moments in Selous (Nyerere National Park), you'll be driven to the airstrip. En route, embark on a farewell game drive, capturing any last-minute wildlife sightings. Your journey concludes with a flight back to Zanzibar, bringing an unforgettable three-day safari adventure to a close.

Day 3 Selous enroute Game drive – Departure to Zanzibar (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Return flight from Zanzibar.
  • Airstrip transfers
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals - (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Taxes
  • Bottled water, teas, and coffee.
  • Park fees
  • English-speaking driver-guide

Exclusions:

  • Beverages
  • International flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips - (Tipping highly recommended)
  • Personal items - (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees

Prices

$ 1,500 per person

$ 1100 per person - Children (7-11 years)