5Days – Mafia Island & 3Days – Selous Game Reserve
When you think about visiting Tanzania, you must get prepared to have a hard time to choose Mafia Island because Tanzania has a lot of natural resources!
Apart from being rich in Wildlife, coastal Tanzania comprises several Islands suitable for beach holidays, fishing and diving activities. One of those Islands is Mafia, the Island’s only 30 minutes flight from Dar es Salaam.
For such activities, is worth to visit this Island. Some good accommodations are available for your relaxing and enjoyable beach holiday notably Mafia Island Lodge https://www.mafialodge.com/
This itinerary designed to enable you to visit also Selous Game Reserve to see an abundance of wildlife. The Selous, occupying an enormous land area of 55,000 sq.km, is the largest Game Reserve in Africa.
The Reserve is one of Africa’s greatest wilderness, where the forest and bush are untamed and the animals unmolested/untouched by man. The Rufiji River system which flows through the Reserve, flooding it during the rainy season, further limits human trespass in this animal kingdom which boasts of over wild animals including some of the biggest populations of elephants in the world.
To spend 2 nights or more in Selous will give you relaxing and enjoyable moments facilitated by nice accommodations, Rufiji River Lodge http://www.rufijirivercamp.com being one of them.
QUOTES FOR MAFIA ISLAND:-
a) 2PAX = $1,375 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 1 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOM
b) 4PAX = $1,350 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 2 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
c) 6PAX = $1,300 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 3 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
d) 8PAX = $1,278 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 4 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
e) 10PAX =$1,265 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 5 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
SELOUS SAFARI PRICES:-
a) 2PAX = $1,963 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 1 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOM
b) 4PAX = $1,670 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 2 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
c) 6PAX = $1,378 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 3 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
d) 8PAX = $1,152 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 4 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
e) 10PAX =$1,080 PER PERSON TO STAY IN 5 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS
1.National Parks Entrance fees
2.Safari lodging fees on safari full board
3.Safari transport in safari proper car
4.Professional driver guide
5.Drinking water during Safari
6.Meals 3 times daily during Safari
9.Flight from Dar es Salamm to Mafia – Dar es Salaam
10.Beach Hotel in Zanzibar for 5 nights
Services not Included :-
2.Alcoholic & Soft drinks
3.Tipping to driver guide and a cook
5.Visa for Tanzania
Day 1: ARRIVAL MAFIA
After arrival at Mafia airport you will be met for transfer to Mafia Island Lodge https://www.mafialodge.com/ for overnight on half board services.
In the morning, transfer to Mafia airport in time for your flight to Dar es Salaam. At Dar es Salaam airport you will be met by your guide and transfer to SELOUS GAME RESERVE . You will have picnic lunch on the way and the journey will take about 5hours through the most unexplored and untouched areas in Tanzania. In the afternoon embark on boat safari, where you'll admire hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitat. Overnight on full board services at Rufiji River Lodge http://www.rufijirivercamp.com
Day 7: Full day in Selous Game Reserve
Breakfast in your accommodation followed by full day game drives in the reserve. Selous is a home to large population of elephant, big number of buffalo and wild dog. Other species commonly seen are lion, bushbuck, impala, giraffe, eland, baboon, zebra, Kudus and Crocodile. Overnight on full board services at Rufiji River Lodge http://www.rufijirivercamp.com
Day 8: Selous Game Reserve/Dar es Salaam
After breakfast, walking safaris, the most exciting experience, unique in Tanzania , accompanied by rangers armed for about 2hrs and drive back to Dar es Salaam airport in time for your flight