Tanzania

Selous & Ruaha National Parks

Grant Anderson-Saville
Grant Anderson-Saville Travel Specialist
"The iconic Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, spectacular Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar’s gorgeous beaches …Tanzania has to be a top choice with something for everyone."

Selous & Ruaha National Parks Holidays

The Selous Game Reserve and the Ruaha National Park are captivating wilderness areas where remote landscapes and abundant wildlife never fail to enthral. There are only a small handful of camps and they can be reached by light aircraft from Dar es Salaam, or, if time allows, by road. Between them, the Selous and Ruaha are home to the continent’s largest populations of buffalo, elephant, hippo, crocodile and the endangered African hunting dog. Other big game include lion, leopard, roan antelope, sable and both greater and lesser kudu

Selous Game Reserve

The Selous covers around 50,000 km2, four times the size of the Serengeti and nearly the size of Ireland. This vast wilderness area encompasses diverse habitats: lakes, hot springs, acacia woodlands, gorges, riverine forest, and open grassland.

Ruaha National Park

Further west, the Ruaha National Park is in a transition zone where the species of southern and eastern Africa overlap and it is one of the last great, undiscovered wilderness areas. Naturalists and birders will delight in the 1600 plant and 450 bird species.

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Total Holidays: 8      
Stunning-Selous Safari and Zanzibar Honeymoon
  • Honeymoons
From £3100 per person
14 day holiday
Flights included
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Tanzania     Zanzibar
A romantic honeymoon starting in the wild rugged nature of the untamed Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, time in charming Stone Town and culminating on a delightfully exotic Zanzibar beach stay. A fantastic two weeks spent combining exhilarating safari, culture and idyllic beach relaxation; the perfect honeymoon celebration.
Selous & Zanzibar Hideaway Honeymoon
  • Honeymoons
From £3675 per person
14 day holiday
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Tanzania     Zanzibar
Honeymoon spent on safari in one of Africa's last untamed wildernesses in stunning accommodation, before being whisked away to the Spice Island of Zanzibar. Spent some time in historic Stone Town learning all about its past before staying on the idyllic Zanzibari beaches away from all the crowds.
Tanzania's Selous & Zanzibar Safari & Beach
  • Beach
  • Safari
From £2905 per person
13 day holiday
Flights included
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Tanzania     Zanzibar
Experience the undiscovered wilds of the Selous in Southern Tanzania with some relaxation on the beach in Zanzibar on this 12 day bush and beach combination.
Southern Tanzania & Zanzibar
  • Safari
From £3499 per person
12 day holiday
Flights included
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Tanzania     Zanzibar
An off-the-beaten-track safari honeymoon in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve, with beach-hopping along the coast of Zanzibar Island, ending with a night in historic Stone Town.
Selous, Ruaha and Swahili Coast in Style
  • Beach
  • Safari
From £3699 per person
12 day holiday
Flights included
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Tanzania
Experience the undiscovered wilds of Southern Tanzania on safari in the Selous and Ruaha National Parks, ending on the tranquil beaches of the Tanzania Coast. One of our favourite trips.
Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar Coast
  • Safari
From £3850 per person
12 day holiday
Flights included
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Tanzania     Zanzibar
Relaxation on the Tanzania Coast, safari in the Selous and ending with the lovely beaches of Zanzibar.
Tanzania's Hideaway Honeymoon
From £3899 per person
13 day holiday
Flights included
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Tanzania     Zanzibar
Combining two untouched idyllic destinations, the Ruaha National Park teeming with wildlife and the gorgeous Pemba Island, this 13 day itinerary is guaranteed to be filled with beautiful moments to create the perfect honeymoon.
Southern Tanzania Safari and Mozambique Beach
  • Honeymoons
From £5899 per person
13 day holiday
Flights included
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Tanzania     Mozambique
This safari and beach honeymoon combines an outstanding safari in Tanzania's Selous National Park followed by seven nights on a private island in Northern Mozambique - both lodges truly have the wow factor.
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