The Best of Ruaha and Zanzibar Combined

16th Aug 202023rd Aug 2020
8 days

This safari is all-inclusive from your time of arrival in Dar es Salaam to your departure flight (other than meals and drinks in Zanzibar), and is priced for two persons with double occupancy in premium guest suites. We are squeezing a lot of adventure and excitement into a week with this safari. Offering both a wilderness experience in the amazing Ruaha National Park at the Grand Ruaha Luxury Camp, and exclusive accommodations with a private beach in Zanzibar.

Key features
  • Peak game viewing in dry season
  • Zanzibar Luxury and Beaches
Sun. 16th Aug 2020
Sun. 23rd Aug 2020
- Ruaha National Park (Grand Ruaha Camp)
- Zanzibar
(+2 travel days)
Local guide
Professional English-speaking driver-guide
Private 4x4
Typical weather
Warm and sunny


Saturday 15 August - Depart Home
  • Day 1
    Sun Aug, 16
    Late evening arrival at Dar es Salaam airport (DAR) Transfer to the Serena Hotel, overnight.
  • Day 2
    Mon Aug, 17
    AM flight to Ruaha, arrive around 11am for your first exciting game drive on the commute to camp. A relaxing lunch and time to settle in then off to explore in the late afternoon.
  • Day 3
    Tue Aug, 18
    Explore, relax, eat/drink, repeat - and capture some great images along the way. Simple as that.
  • Day 4
    Wed Aug, 19
    Explore, relax, eat/drink, repeat - and capture some great images along the way. Simple as that.
  • Day 5
    Thu Aug, 20
    Explore, relax, eat/drink, repeat - and capture some great images along the way. Simple as that.
  • Day 6
    Farewell toast from the Grand Ruaha staff. Game drive to the Ruaha airstrip for a flight to Zanzibar! Overnight at the Luxurious Gold Beach Resort in Zanzibar, which has a private beach.
  • Day 7
    Sat Aug, 22
    Full day relaxing at the Gold Beach Resort - option to have local guide to explore the island.
  • Day 8
    Mid day flight from Zanzibar to DAR - Day room at the Serena Hotel, then transfer to the airport for late flight home.
Monday 24 August - Arrive Home

Included is an pre-safari overnight stay at the beautiful Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, round trip airfare to Ruaha National Park, four days/three nights exploring and photographing Ruaha from the Grand Ruaha Luxury Camp.

Enjoy inspiring meals during your stay in Ruaha. End your time in the wilderness with a direct flight from Ruaha to Zanzibar for two luxurious nights at the private Gold Beach Zanzibar. Explore the island or just relax and be pampered at this luxury private beach resort and spa.

Your time at the new Grand Ruaha camp will be filled with adventure, great photographic opportunities and fine dinning. Enjoy the comfort and view from our Baobab Suites, and the attentive services of a professional guide from your own private vehicle.

  • All game drives
  • All national park & conservatory fees
  • WiFi when available
  • Internal flights: DAR > Ruaha, Ruaha > Zanzibar, Zanzibar > DAR
  • Private guide & vehicle
  • International flights
  • Premium wines/spirits
  • Meals & drinks while at Serena Hotel
  • Meals & drinks while at the Gold Beach Resort
  • Meals & drinks while in Zanzibar
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Premium medical evacuation insurance
  • Tanzania visa fee ($100)
  • Walking safari fees
  • Night game drive fees