Saadani Safaris

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1500 - $1700
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
10 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
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Saadani National Park in Tanzania Saadani is geographically the closest reserve to Dar es Salaam (130km), offering an irresistible combination of beach and wildlife viewing.Saadani also sits almost directly opposite Zanzibar’s Stone Town, located approximately 42 km away. Flights from Zanzibar to Saadani take just 15 minutes.

Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Lushoto 

Pick up from the hotel of your choice in Dar es Salaam and set off for Lushoto – The gem of the Usambara Mountain Range. Lushoto was once a summer getaway for the Germans during the German East Africa period as it is located atop the Usambara Mountain Range. It is now a burgeoning town having fertile soils for farming and of the best locations for trekking. Overnight at lodge in Lushoto on full board basis.

DAY 2: Lushoto

After breakfast venture into the town to mingle and meet local people or take part in various activities ranging from visiting the historical German war caves, to scenic waterfalls, trekking, visiting local fruit farms etc. Overnight at lodge in Lushoto on full board basis.

DAY 3: Lushoto 

After breakfast venture into the town to mingle and meet local people or take part in various activities ranging from visiting the historical German war caves, to scenic waterfalls, trekking, visiting local fruit farms etc. Overnight at lodge in Lushoto on full board basis.

DAY 4: Lushoto – Pangani 

After breakfast, begin your drive to Pangani, a small town located on the river of the same name. Pangani is rich in culture and history as it was one of the centres of the slave caravans during the slave trade years. Presently, Pangani is well known for its pristine beaches which are off the beaten trek since very few tourists venture this way. Enjoy the sun and sand and overnight at beach lodge in Pangani.

DAY 5 + 6: Pangani 

Enjoy two full days exploring the beaches and small settlements in Pangani. Overnight at beach lodge in Pangani.

Day 7: Pangani – Saadani National Park 

After breakfast drive to Saadani National Park with packed lunch. Saadani is also famous for “where the bush meets the beach”, being the only National Park having a beach as its boundary. Afternoon safari drives within the park and overnight at lodge in Saadani National Park on full board basis.

Day 8: Saadani 

Wake up early and delve into an early morning walking safari within Saadani National Park. Return to lodge for breakfast and depart with packed lunch for further safari drives within the park. Overnight at lodge in Saadani National Park on full board basis.

Day 9: Saadani – Bagamoyo 

After breakfast, depart for the historic Coastal town of Bagamoyo; the original capital of German East Africa and one of the first and important trading ports along the coastline of Tanzania. The town is abundant with historical monuments comprising of old Arab and Portuguese architecture further complimented by a wonderful stretch of beach. Overnight at lodge in Bagamoyo on full board basis.

Day 10: Bagamoyo 

Wake up for a very early breakfast and indulge yourself into various activities from walking around the town exploring old ruins or relax on the beach and enjoy the sun and sand. Overnight at lodge in Bagamoyo on full board basis.

Day 11: Bagamoyo – Dar es Salaam 

After breakfast drive back to Dar es salaam with packed lunch. Early afternoon arrival in Dar es salaam and drop off at hotel or Airport for onward journey.

 

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