Cultural Tapestry: Southern Tanzania

Overview

South Tanzania is a region pulsating with a rich and diverse cultural heritage, offering an immersive experience for travelers seeking authenticity. Home to various ethnic groups such as the Makonde, Yao, and Makua, the area showcases a vibrant tapestry of traditions, art, and music. Visitors can explore local markets, witness traditional dance performances, and engage with communities, gaining insights into the region’s history and customs.From elephants and lions to an abundance of bird species, the parks of South Tanzania offer pristine biodiversity. Whether indulging in cultural immersion, wildlife safaris, or historical exploration, South Tanzania promises a holistic and unforgettable travel experience.

 

Suitability

Animal enthusiasts, History and culture lovers, group of Friends, Family, Students

 

Highlights

Museums, Tropical Grasslands, Camp stay experience, Wildlife safaris, Swahili Civilization, Various ethnic groups and cultures

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Dar es Salaam
Upon arrival at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel for check-in. After a brief rest, delve into the heart of the city with a half-day local sightseeing tour. Begin your exploration at the National Museum of Tanzania, a treasure trove of cultural artifacts and historical exhibits that offer insight into the nation’s rich heritage. Continue to the Village Museum, an open-air museum showcasing traditional Tanzanian tribal life. Conclude your day at Coco Beach, a popular spot to unwind along the Indian Ocean, known for its vibrant atmosphere and stunning sunset views.

Day 2: Dar es Salaam to Nyerere National Park
After breakfast, embark on a long drive to Nyerere National Park, formerly Selous Game Reserve, and settle into your accommodation. Nyerere National Park is renowned for its diverse wildlife, and you may encounter elephants, lions, hippos, and crocodiles. The adventure begins the next day with a boat trip along the Rufiji River, providing a unique perspective on the park’s aquatic life and picturesque landscapes.

Day 3: Nyerere National Park
The day kicks off with a mesmerizing boat trip on the Rufiji River, offering opportunities to observe hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species in their natural habitat. After the boat excursion, experience the thrill of a game drive through the expansive park. Later in the day,indulge in a nature walk around the lodge’s surroundings or simply relax amid the serene beauty of Nyerere National Park.

Day 4: Head to Mikumi National Park
Bid farewell to Nyerere National Park and drive to Mikumi National Park. Upon arrival, check in at your lodge and enjoy a delicious lunch. The afternoon brings an exciting game drive in Mikumi, allowing you to encounter diverse wildlife, from giraffes and zebras to buffaloes and various antelope species. Capture the essence of the park’s unique ecosystems and landscapes.

Day 5Mikumi to Dar e salam
Enjoy a morning game drive at Mikumi, ensuring you have ample time to spot any wildlife you may have missed the previous day. After the game drive, embark on a journey back to Dar es Salaam. Check in at your hotel upon arrival, providing a comfortable and convenient base for your last night in Tanzania.

Day 6Departure transfer to Dar e salam Airport
As your Tanzanian adventure draws to a close, spend your airport drive reflecting on the incredible experiences and memories made during your trip. Check out from your hotel and proceed to Julius Nyerere International Airport for your departure, marking the end of a remarkable journey through Tanzania’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural tapestry.

You may also choose to extend your trip by visiting Zanzibar Island. Connect with us to plan further 

 

Cost for short trip :

Pax 4 7
Cost per person ₹ 120,000 ₹ 95,000

Cost for extended trip :

Pax 4 7
Cost per person ₹ Call to ask ₹ Call to ask

All above cost is per person for minimum number of people and above,
excluding GST & TCS as applicable for minimum group of specified people.

 

Inclusion

  • Accommodations
    • Dar-E-Salam : Basic guest house stay
    • Nayerere National camp : Alpine Tent stay
    • Mikumi national park : Park cottages
  • Meals
    • All meals during stay at Nayerere national camp, Mikumi national park
    • Breakfast only during Dar-E-Salam stays
  • All transfers between places in shared taxi
  • 4 X 4 safari vehicle during safari days
  • National Park entrances and fees
  • English Speaking local Driver with good knowledge of the Destinations
  • Accommodations taxes where applicable

 

Exclusion

  • International flights, visa & Travel insurances
  • Compulsory tipping as per regional policy / practices
  • 5% GST and TCS as applicable at the time of confirmation
  • Any meals or accommodations not mentioned in inclusions
  • Personal expenses like laundary, Beverages etc
  • Bank Transaction charges and remittances at the time of payment
  • Any additional expenses due to climatic conditions, on ground transportation or operational issues, political unrest or situations beyond our control

As low as :

₹ 95,000/-

Per person Group cost (check cost tab for details)

Additional info :

Customised

6 days

Any age

June to October || November to March

Budget stays & alpine tents

Room + Breakfast (all meals during safari)

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