16 Days Tanzania & Zanzibar Safari

Join a 16 Days tour to Tanzania and Zanzibar for exceptional experiences with Engagi Safaris. the safari helps you explore Tanzania parks including Mikumi, Selous, and other tourism spots such as kilwa  and the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar. You will  explore Dar E Salaam and all its beauties.

Trip Summary

Day: 1and 2: Explore Dar E Salaam city

Day 3: Transfer to Mikumi National park

Day 4: Full day game viewing in Mikumi

Day 5: Transfer to Selous game reserve

Day 6:  Game Viewing & boat cruise

Day 7:  Depart for Kilwa beach

Day 8 & 9: Relax at Kilwa beach

Day 10: Transfer to Dar E Salaam and Fly to Zanzibar

Day 11 – 15: Explore and enjoy Butiaba beach

Day 16: Transfer to Dar E Salaam for departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day: 1 and 2: Explore Dar E Salaam city
Pick up from the airport and transfer to Dar E Salaam You will spend most of your time on the Indian ocean and enjoy the cool breezes of the ocean. Enjoy the vicinity at the hotel located on Msasani peninsula overlooking Msasani bay. There you will enjoy various activities including shopping, nightlife and dining among others. If you want you add do otherv optional activities which incude Dar city tour, Uhuru torch, Askari monument, Kariakoo market, White father house and mwenge craft market among other places. stay at Slipway Hotel for bed and breakfast.

Day 3: Transfer to Mikumi National park
Wake up early, have breakfast and with your driver guide transfer to Mikumi National park located along A7 high way.enjoy an en route lunch in Morogoro town and proceed to the Park. check in to the Tan Swiss Lodge and go for evening game drives in the open plains of the park. Overnight at Tan Swiss Lodge


Day 4: Full day game viewing in Mikumi

Mikumi National park
Game viewing in Mikumi National park
Have breakfast and go for full day game drives in the plains to explore and enjoy the wilderness of Mikumi National park. Mikumi national park is bisected by a roadway from Dar E Salaam and Iringa. Expect to see numerous animals like elephants, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, Elands, Topis, lions and wildebeest among others.Overnight stay at Tan Swiss Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Selous game reserve
Have a cup of coffee and with your packed lunch Leave Mikumi park for Selous Game Reserve through Uluguru Mountains and the photographic areas. You will meet and interact with local along along the way which give you a great understanding of Tanzania traditions and norms. Enter Selous game reserve through Matabwe gate. Dinner and overnight at Selous River Camp

Day 6:  Game Viewing & boat cruise

Animals  in Selous game reserve
Wildlife in Selous Game Reserve
Wake up early and transfer to the open plains of the reserve for game viewing to catch up with animals grazing, browsing and hunting in the park. Selous game reserve is home to animals like Antelopes, Spotted Hyenas, Elephants, lions, white Rhinos and rare cheetahs among others. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and wait for lunch. In the afternoon, join a boat ride at Rufiji river. Dinner and overnight at Selous River Camp

Day 7:  Depart for Kilwa beach
After breakfast, depart to Kilwa beach. There you will enjoy the fresh beach waters and do various beach activities. Overnight stay at Kimbilio Beach Lodge,

Day 8 & 9: Relax at Kilwa beach

Activities at Kilwa beach
Kilwa Beach lodge
You will spend 2 days at the beach enjoying the clean crystal clear waters of the beach. Among the activities to do at Kilwa beach include swimming, sun bathing, Scuba diving, sand surfing, kayaking and fishing. Kilwa beach is located in Masoko bay ans is locally called “Kimbilio” which means safe heave. You can also visit the ruins of ancient centuries and learn more about this bay. Overnight stay at Kimbilio Beach Lodge.

Day 10: Transfer to Dar E Salaam and Fly to Zanzibar
After breakfast, check out and transfer back to Dar across villages of coastal region to enjoy and learn more about Tanzania’s local experiences. On arriving Dar E Salaam , embark on your flight to Zanzibar. Overnight stay at Langi Beach Beach Bungalow/ Z Hotel.

Day 11 – 15: Explore and enjoy Butiama beach
For the 5 Days, enjoy leisure at Butiama Beach

Butiama Beach
or Mafia Island Lodge. There you will enjoy numerous beach activities such as swimming, sun bathing, Scuba diving, Kayaking and boat cruising among others. Stay at Langi Langi Beach Bungalow or Z Hotel, for bed and breakfast.

Day 16: Transfer to Dar E Salaam for departure
Have breakfast, check out and fly back to Dar E Salaam for your connecting flight.

End of the Safari