The Highlands & The Sea Package

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3999 - $3999
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
12 days
Best months:
January - February, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Day 1:

Drive from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi Town

Lodging: Tan-Swiss Lodge

 

Day 2:

Full-day game drive in Mikumi National Park... “Swirls of opaque mist hide the 

advancing dawn. The first shafts of sun color the fluffy grass heads rippling 

across the plain in a russet halo. A herd of zebras, confident in their camouflage 

at this predatory hour, pose like ballerinas, heads aligned and stripes merging in 

flowing motion.”

Lodging: Tan-Swiss Lodge

 

Day 3:

Drive to Udzungwa Mountains National Park (...the Galapagos of Africa!...)

Hike to Sanje Falls in the Udzungwa Mountains

Lodging: Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp

 

Day 4:

7:00am: Departure for overnight fly-camping on the Kilombero River 

...travel by car to Ifakara Ferry... 

...continue by dugout canoe to the campsite...

...bird watching safari by canoe in the evening... 

...dine in style with the spectacular Kilombero sunset...

 

Day 5:

Return to Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp

Drive to Mikumi Town

Lodging: Tan-Swiss Lodge

 

Day 6:

Drive from Mikumi Town to Tungamalenga Village

Lodging: Tandala Tented Camp

 

Day 7: 

Full-day game drive: Ruaha National Park – the largest national park in 

Tanzania!

Lodging: Tandala Tented Camp

 

Day 8:

Drive to Morogoro

Lodging: Mbuyuni Farm Retreat 

 

Day 9:

Drive to Dar es Salaam

3:30pm: Ferry to Zanzibar

Lodging: Kiponda Hotel

 

Day 10:

Boat to Chumbe Island Coral Park

Lodging: Chumbe Island 

Chumbe Island Coral Park is an award-winning private nature reserve that was developed 

from 1991 for the conservation and sustainable management of uninhabited Chumbe Island 

off the coast of Zanzibar, one of the last pristine coral islands in the region. The park includes 

a fully protected coral reef sanctuary and forest reserve that harbor extremely rare and 

endangered animals, a Visitor and Education center, a small eco-lodge, nature trails and 

historical ruins. All buildings and operations are based on state-of-the-art eco-technology 

aiming at zero impact on the environment (rainwater catchment, photovoltaic energy and 

solar water heating, composting toilets, vegetative grey water filtration etc.).

 

Day 11:

Beach Time! / Relax / Snorkel the pristine coral reef / Walk the fossilized coral 

island / Eat the delicious meals prepared by Chumbe’s chefs

Lodging: One of Chumbe Island’s 7 bungalows

 

Day 12:

Return by morning boat to Zanzibar and then taxi to Stonetown

Shopping and lunch

3:30pm: Ferry to Dar es Salaam

 

 

 

 

 

 

♦ This is a sample package only. It is designed to offer ideas for travel options and 

costs. Your Breakdown Safari, however, can be customized to fit YOUR needs 

and requests.

♦ This package includes parks, game reserves, and activities in the Southern 

Highlands and ends in support of Mother Earth on Chumbe Island, off the coast 

of Zanzibar. Please see our service map below.

♦ This package does not include airport transfer and hotel(s) in Dar es Salaam 

immediately after your arrival or prior to your departure. Breakdown Safaris is 

happy to arrange for these services at additional cost.

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Since: Aug 2012

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Cheetah
Cheetah
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
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