Under the Stars in Tanzania

Under the Stars in Tanzania

Discover the incredible sights of Tanzania on this luxury 10 night glamping getaway!

Explore the rugged terrain and exceptional game reserves of Tanzania on this tailor-made itinerary, travelling from Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve and back again. Staying in mobile camps in Ruaha and Selous Game Reserves, this itinerary offers the chance to get close to nature. Fall asleep in your tent to the sound of roaring lions and cackling hyena and wake up to a steaming breakfast before departing on a morning game drive. Plan your luxury camping experience in Tanzania today!

Tour highlights

    • Completely tailor-made itinerary to suit you
    • Stay in luxury camps
    • Game viewing in Ruaha and Selous
    • Great contrast between city and bush

    Country information

    Best time to travel: July - October

    Time difference: UTC +3 hours

    Flight time: 11 hours

Itinerary

Day 1 (Dar es Salaam )

Dar es Salaam

Arrive at Dar es Salaam Airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel located within the Dar es Salaam city centre. You have the rest of the afternoon to settle into your hotel and explore the city at your own pace. 

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Hotel

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 2 (Dar es Salaam – Udzungwa)

Dar es Salaam – Udzungwa

After breakfast, you will be met by your safari driver for your scenic drive to Udzungwa, equipped with picnic lunch. Arriving in the afternoon, you will head off on a trek through the Udzungwa Mountains with the chance to enjoy some spectacular bird watching and game viewing. Return to the camp in time for dinner.

Accommodation: Mobile Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Udzungwa - Ruaha National Park)

Udzungwa - Ruaha National Park

After breakfast, depart for Ruaha with a packed lunch. Enjoy a thrilling game drive en route to the camp located inside the park. Ruaha, with an area of 10,300sq.km, is the second largest national park - and second largest elephant sanctuary - in Tanzania.

Follow the great Ruaha River, home to a large number of hippos and crocodiles. The wide variety of animals include Greater and Lesser Kudu, Roan and Sable Antelope. Birdlife is rich, with over 370 species recorded.

Accommodation: Mobile Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Ruaha National Park)

Ruaha National Park

After breakfast, depart for a full day of exciting game viewing in the park, complete with a packed lunch to enjoy along the way. Ruaha has got arguably the best scenery in the southern safari sector with rivers, plains and forests filled with incredible wildlife to explore. Head back to camp in time for dinner and a comfortable night's sleep.  

Accommodation: Mobile Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Ruaha National Park)

Ruaha National Park

Another day filled with full day game drive in Ruaha. Packed lunch will be provided. Explore the park learning and seeing more as you enter new areas with differing landscapes.

Accommodation: Mobile Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Ruaha National Park - Morogoro Town)

Ruaha National Park - Morogoro Town

After breakfast, depart for Morogoro Town, equipped with a picnic lunch. You'll have time to stop along the way to admire and photograph the scenery of the region with its stunning rolling hills dotted with wildlife. 

Accommodation: Oasis Hotel

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 (Morogoro Town - Selous Game Reserve)

Morogoro Town - Selous Game Reserve

After breakfast, climb into your safari vehicle for the drive to your lodge within Selous Game Reserve - complete with a packed lunch and a chance to game view along the way. The camp is positioned on the banks of the Rufiji River which allows the opportunity to witness hippo and crocodile in their natural habitat. On arrival at the camp, you will have some time to relax and soak in the African bush atmosphere as the crew set up your camp for dinner. 

Accommodation: Mobile Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Selous Game Reserve)

Selous Game Reserve

After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for your full day game drive with a packed lunch. Today you will get to see a variety of game, including the rare African dog. Selous Game Reserve, Africa's largest wildlife sanctuary, is bigger than Denmark and four times the size of the Serengeti. It has the world's largest number of big game within its borders, as well as over 350 species of birdlife on the cards for twitchers. Arrive back at your camp in the early evening in time for dinner.

Accommodation: Mobile Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 (Selous Game Reserve)

Selous Game Reserve

Today, you will have the opportunity to enjoy both morning and afternoon game drives in Selous Game Reserve. Head off into the plains to discover why this reserve is one of Africa's most truly beautiful reserves. Arrive back at the camp in time for dinner. 

Accommodation: Mobile Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 (Selous Game Reserve - Dar es Salaam)

Selous Game Reserve - Dar es Salaam

After breakfast, you will climb into your safari vehicle for the drive back to Dar es Salaam with game viewing along the way. You will be equipped with a packed lunch and arrive at Dar es Salaam International Airport for your departure flight back to the UK.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Pricing

This fly drive itinerary runs all year round

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