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4 Days Flying into the Wild - Nyerere National Park Safari Adventure

From $2,494 per person sharing

4 Days Flying into the Wild - Nyerere National Park Safari Adventure

From $2,494 per person sharing

Tour Overview

Discover the hidden splendour of Tanzania on this 4-day flying safari to Nyerere National Park, an untouched and less-travelled gem compared to the more frequented national parks in the north. Established in 2019 and sprawling over 30,000 square kilometres, Nyerere National Park is now the largest national park in Africa, formed from the renowned Selous Game Reserve.

The park is a sanctuary for Tanzania’s largest elephant population and a haven for a rich array of wildlife, including lions, leopards, African hunting dogs, buffaloes, and hippos. Visitors can expect to encounter an impressive variety of species, such as bushbucks, red and blue duikers, elands, hartebeests, hyenas, giraffes, oryx, reedbucks, impalas, waterbucks, and zebras, making it a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers alike.

Nyerere National Park is celebrated for its diverse safari experiences. These range from serene and romantic boat safaris along the Great Rufiji River to exciting fishing excursions and immersive walking safaris. Complementing these are classic game drives through some of the continent’s most thriving and dynamic wildlife areas. This safari offers an unparalleled adventure, immersing travellers in the raw and majestic beauty of Africa’s remote wilderness.

type

Semi-luxury tour

This tour uses a semi-luxury camp.

activity

Activities

Game drives, boat and walking 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.

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar

car

Game drives

Open-sided 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1-3
Selous(Nyerere National Park)
Selous Impala Camp
3
Gold
Day 4
Selous(NyerereNP) – Flight – Zanzibar/ Dar
No Accommodation

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Departure from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam to Nyerere NP

Your safari adventure commences with a picturesque flight from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam to Nyerere National Park, previously part of the famous Selous Game Reserve. This vast park, named after Tanzania’s founding father, Julius Nyerere, is renowned for its pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife. Your accommodation is at Selous Impala Camp, a semi-luxurious accommodation ideally situated in the heart of the park’s premier game-viewing area, offering an immersive experience in the African bush.

Upon your arrival at the park’s airstrip, you’ll be greeted by an experienced driver-guide who will provide an informative introduction to this magnificent ecosystem. The journey to your camp, Selous Impala Camp, is your first foray into the park, promising sightings of diverse fauna and breathtaking landscapes.

After settling in and enjoying a freshly prepared lunch, embark on an afternoon boat safari. This unique excursion allows you to see wildlife at the water’s edge, including birds, hippos, and crocodiles, in a serene setting. Conclude your day with catch-and-release fishing and a majestic sundowner, surrounded by the park’s natural splendour.

Day 1 Departure from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam to Nyerere NP (Small)

Day 2 & 3: Safari Adventures in Nyerere National Park

Wake up to the sounds of the wilderness and a delightful breakfast at the camp. Nyerere National Park offers a flexible itinerary with various activities to choose from. Explore the park’s rich habitats, home to elephants, lions, and the iconic African wild dogs, on morning and afternoon game drives. The diverse landscapes, from riverine forests to open grasslands, create a haven for wildlife and birdlife, offering exceptional photographic opportunities.

Relax with a leisurely lunch at Selous Impala Camp, or opt for a full-day game drive with a picnic lunch, immersing yourself in the park’s untamed beauty. After your day’s explorations, unwind at the camp’s pool, followed by an evening of fine dining under the African sky, capturing the essence of a classic safari experience.

Day 2 & 3 Safari Adventures in Nyerere National Park (Small)

Day 4: Return from Nyerere NP to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam

Experience the thrill of a guided bush walk in the morning, delving into the Miombo woodlands and savannas. This intimate encounter with the African bush, led by an expert guide, reveals the intricate details of the park’s ecosystem, enhancing your appreciation of nature.

After a memorable breakfast at Selous Impala Camp, prepare for your departure to the airstrip, with a final game drive offering the last glimpses of Nyerere National Park’s diverse landscapes and wildlife. As you board your flight back to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam, reflect on the unforgettable experiences and majestic beauty of one of Tanzania’s largest and most spectacular national parks.

Day 4 Return from Nyerere NP to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Return flight from Zanzibar / Dar es Salaam
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals – (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Taxes
  • Water in the car
  • Park fees
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Teas and coffees
  • Basic (limited) laundry services

Exclusions:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Tips – (Tipping guideline US$15+ pp per day)
  • Personal items – (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees

Prices

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
11 Jan – 30 June 2024
$ 2,994
$ 2,694
$ 2,644
$ 2,594
$ 2,574
$ 2,494
1 July – 31 October 2024
$ 3,414
$ 3,018
$ 3,050
$ 2,918
$ 2,907
$ 2,868
1 Nov – 14 Dec 2024
$ 2,994
$ 2,694
$ 2,644
$ 2,594
$ 2,574
$ 2,494
15 Dec – 10 Jan 2025
$ 3,414
$ 3,018
$ 3,050
$ 2,918
$ 2,907
$ 2,868

Tour Overview

Discover the hidden splendour of Tanzania on this 4-day flying safari to Nyerere National Park, an untouched and less-travelled gem compared to the more frequented national parks in the north. Established in 2019 and sprawling over 30,000 square kilometres, Nyerere National Park is now the largest national park in Africa, formed from the renowned Selous Game Reserve.

The park is a sanctuary for Tanzania's largest elephant population and a haven for a rich array of wildlife, including lions, leopards, African hunting dogs, buffaloes, and hippos. Visitors can expect to encounter an impressive variety of species, such as bushbucks, red and blue duikers, elands, hartebeests, hyenas, giraffes, oryx, reedbucks, impalas, waterbucks, and zebras, making it a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers alike.

Nyerere National Park is celebrated for its diverse safari experiences. These range from serene and romantic boat safaris along the Great Rufiji River to exciting fishing excursions and immersive walking safaris. Complementing these are classic game drives through some of the continent's most thriving and dynamic wildlife areas. This safari offers an unparalleled adventure, immersing travellers in the raw and majestic beauty of Africa's remote wilderness.

type

Semi-luxury tour

This tour uses a semi-luxury camp.

activity

Activities

Game drives, boat and walking 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.

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar

car

Game drives

Open-sided 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1-3
Selous(Nyerere National Park)
Selous Impala Camp
3
Gold
Day 4
Selous(NyerereNP) – Flight – Zanzibar/ Dar
No Accommodation
-
-

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Departure from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam to Nyerere NP

Your safari adventure commences with a picturesque flight from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam to Nyerere National Park, previously part of the famous Selous Game Reserve. This vast park, named after Tanzania's founding father, Julius Nyerere, is renowned for its pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife. Your accommodation is at Selous Impala Camp, a semi-luxurious accommodation ideally situated in the heart of the park's premier game-viewing area, offering an immersive experience in the African bush.

Upon your arrival at the park's airstrip, you'll be greeted by an experienced driver-guide who will provide an informative introduction to this magnificent ecosystem. The journey to your camp, Selous Impala Camp, is your first foray into the park, promising sightings of diverse fauna and breathtaking landscapes.

After settling in and enjoying a freshly prepared lunch, embark on an afternoon boat safari. This unique excursion allows you to see wildlife at the water's edge, including birds, hippos, and crocodiles, in a serene setting. Conclude your day with catch-and-release fishing and a majestic sundowner, surrounded by the park's natural splendour.

Day 1 Departure from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam to Nyerere NP (Small)

Day 2 & 3: Safari Adventures in Nyerere National Park

Wake up to the sounds of the wilderness and a delightful breakfast at the camp. Nyerere National Park offers a flexible itinerary with various activities to choose from. Explore the park's rich habitats, home to elephants, lions, and the iconic African wild dogs, on morning and afternoon game drives. The diverse landscapes, from riverine forests to open grasslands, create a haven for wildlife and birdlife, offering exceptional photographic opportunities.

Relax with a leisurely lunch at Selous Impala Camp, or opt for a full-day game drive with a picnic lunch, immersing yourself in the park's untamed beauty. After your day's explorations, unwind at the camp's pool, followed by an evening of fine dining under the African sky, capturing the essence of a classic safari experience.

Day 2 & 3 Safari Adventures in Nyerere National Park (Small)

Day 4: Return from Nyerere NP to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam

Experience the thrill of a guided bush walk in the morning, delving into the Miombo woodlands and savannas. This intimate encounter with the African bush, led by an expert guide, reveals the intricate details of the park's ecosystem, enhancing your appreciation of nature.

After a memorable breakfast at Selous Impala Camp, prepare for your departure to the airstrip, with a final game drive offering the last glimpses of Nyerere National Park's diverse landscapes and wildlife. As you board your flight back to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam, reflect on the unforgettable experiences and majestic beauty of one of Tanzania's largest and most spectacular national parks.

Day 4 Return from Nyerere NP to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Return flight from Zanzibar / Dar es Salaam
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals - (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Taxes
  • Water in the car
  • Park fees
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Teas and coffees
  • Basic (limited) laundry services

Exclusions:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Tips - (Tipping guideline US$15+ pp per day)
  • Personal items - (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees

Prices

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
11 Jan – 30 June 2024
$ 2,994
$ 2,694
$ 2,644
$ 2,594
$ 2,574
$ 2,494
1 July – 31 October 2024
$ 3,414
$ 3,018
$ 3,050
$ 2,918
$ 2,907
$ 2,868
1 Nov – 14 Dec 2024
$ 2,994
$ 2,694
$ 2,644
$ 2,594
$ 2,574
$ 2,494
15 Dec – 10 Jan 2025
$ 3,414
$ 3,018
$ 3,050
$ 2,918
$ 2,907
$ 2,868