What better way to start you honeymoon than with some relaxation on the pristine Tanzania coast before flying into the vast Selous National Park for a safari in open four-wheel drive vehicles, on foot and by boat. Your adventure continues to Zanzibar for relaxing on the fabulous stretches of beaches.
Depart from London Heathrow on direct overnight flight to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
On arrival Dar es Salaam you will be met and transferred by road and ferry thirty, to sedate Ras Kutani for a relaxing 3 night stay, all meals included.
The lodge is on a crest shaped stretch of beach with only local fishing villages as neighbours, the focus here is relaxation and tranquility. Snorkelling is possible from the shore and the nearby fresh water lagoon. Or try your hand at kayaking or body boarding in the surf. The bio diverse coastal forest behind the lodge has colobus, vervet and Sykes monkeys, baboons, wild pigs, fine birding and even elusive civet cats. There are guided walks available to local inland and fishing villages. Or indulge in well deserve massage and wellness treatments on offer.
Accommodation: Ras Kutani
Selous Game Reserve
Return transfer to Dar es Salaam for a light aircraft flight into the vast Selous Game Reserve for a 3 night stay at Siwandu Camp, with all meals, park fees and scheduled safari activities included.
At Siwandu you have a choice of safari activities from open 4x4 safari vehicles, guided bush walks or from the river in sturdy motorised metal boat with canopies for your comfort. The guide will discuss the options available and you will be able to decide your preference the evening before.
Your safari day in the Selous works slightly differently from the norm, as you have breakfast in camp and then head out on the activity which lasts until lunch time. Return to camp for lunch and afternoon siesta and the afternoon drive goes out late afternoon and returns directly after sunset.
Accommodation: Siwandu Camp
A short light aircraft flight via Dar es Salaam takes you to the Zanzibar Archipelago.
On arrival you will be transferred by road to the far north of the island for a 4 night stay at Matemwe Lodge with all meals, coffee & tea, water during meals, snorkelling at the beach, guided reef and village walks and kayaking included.
Accommodation: Matemwe Bungalows
Road transfer to Zanzibar Airport for return overnight flight to London via Nairobi.
Pricing Information & Dates
12 day tour, from £3850 per person
Inclusive of international flights via Nairobi, airport taxes, internal light aircraft flights and road transfers, all meals as specified, game drives whilst on safari and Selous park fees.Excludes: visa fees, additional entrance fees, gratuities to the driver guide, comprehensive travel insurance, drinks, laundry, purchases of personal nature, telephone calls, additional activities and medical precautions.Luggage restriction of 15 kilograms per person in soft bags onlyThey take advantage of honeymoon discounts, and you may be required to show a recent wedding certificate.Rates are subject to availability and seasonal variation, particularly in July and August.
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