Itineraries

Here you will find some suggested itineraries and featured accommodation that make up some of our most popular safaris. Safaris usually start in Dar es Salaam or Arusha. Choose from drive in/fly out options or fly all the way. Combine your Tanzania safari with Kenya, Mozambique or Gorilla trekking in Rwanda.

Looking for something in particular? Family safaris, group tours, honeymoons? A private guide, private game drive vehicles, walking safaris, fly camping, mobile tented safaris, community visits, wildlife photography, boat trips, scuba diving... just ask! We have the 'know how' to get around and we have an extensive knowledge of the best accommodations and places to visit in Tanzania.

We are on the ground in Iringa, Tanzania and can get you the latest local information and advice for your trip. We work with a select group of partners, many of whom we know personally.

Prices are on an 'all inclusive' basis and will include all domestic flights, transfers, national park fees, taxes, food, accommodation, game drives and AMREF emergency evacuation cover as standard. All our safaris are private. We also usually include hotel accommodation, day rooms and airport car services in Dar es Salaam and Arusha.

Guests are encouraged to make a donation to a local conservation organisation.

 

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5-Day Ruaha National Park Wildlife Photography

Spend five days in the wilderness of Ruaha on a private safari with local guide and wildlife photographer Paul Tickner. Stay in one of the best game viewing locations and finest camps in Ruaha, Ikuka Safari Camp. Benefit from your very own schedule, go as you please everyday and maximise your photographic opportunities. Paul is on hand to guide and look after you, finding the best light, wildlife and landscapes and helping with technique and editing. Combine with other safari destinations and the ocean. 

Activities: as much wildlife photography as you can handle! Game drives, bush walks...

 

9-Day Ruaha National Park And Mafia Island

Combine two contrasting locations for an unforgettable experience of Tanzania. Explore Ruaha National Park with game drive safaris in one of Africa's largest and wildest parks then relax on the secluded beaches of Mafia Island. Ikuka Camp, a luxury camp in a prime location on the edge of the escarpment within Ruaha, offers unrivalled views of the park. Pole Pole on Mafia Island will treat you to amazing food, stunning rooms and snorkelling off the beach on Mafia Island.

Activities: game drives, bush walks, snorkelling, diving, ocean boat trips, kayaking, massage...

 

10-Day Selous, Ruaha & Mafia Safari

Indulge in the height of luxury with this 10-day safari. Experience the beautiful scenery and wildlife of southern Tanzania; take a different perspective on a boat safari in the Selous Game Reserve and connect with the untouched wilderness of Ruaha National Park. Finish off with beaches, seafood and relaxation for a fantastic break and an eco-friendly approach on Mafia Island. Fly between destinations and enjoy the very best service, guiding, cuisine and locations on offer.

Activities: game drives, bush walks, boat safaris, snorkelling, ocean dhow trips, whale shark swimming, turtle hatching, ancient ruins...

 

10-Day Luxury Northern Circuit Safari

This luxury safari is the ultimate tour of the northern circuit of Tanzania. Accommodation is in Nomad Tanzania camps, where the service, cuisine and guiding are absolutely fantastic. You will fly between destinations to maximise your time on game drive. First, explore the beautiful Tarangire National Park, take a day trip into the Ngorongoro Crater and spend four days in one of the best lodges in the northern Serengeti, and hopefully experience plenty of migration action!

Activities: game drives, bush walks, fly camping, migration..

 

12-Day Northern Circuit Safari & Zanzibar

Take in the great game viewing of the popular northern circuit of Tanzania, and experience the relaxed pace of the island of Zanzibar. Take a trip into the Ngorongoro Crater, then spend four days exploring the Serengeti National Park, one of the most wildlife rich places in the country. After your safari, take time to relax and enjoy the beaches and culture that Zanzibar has to offer. This trip would make the perfect first safari experience or honeymoon.

Activities: game drives, bush walks, migration, beaches, diving, snorkelling, massage, coffee estate

 

11-Day Ruaha, Katavi & Lake Tanganyika Safari

This unique safari combines two of Tanzania's wildest and most rugged national parks with another seldom visited and spectacular location. Fly across vast expanses of Africa and stay in pioneering and authentic camps. Ruaha and Katavi offer untrammelled landscapes and fantastic wildlife; finish with relaxation on the shores of the beautiful and historic Lake Tanganyika. Options to include a dhow trip along the Lake, fly camping on the beach and walking into Mahale national park to find Chimpanzees.

Activities:game drives, bush walks, sundowner boat cruises, snorkelling, scuba diving, boat trips, kayaking, quad biking, fishing, chimpanzee walks...

 

10-Day Best of Tanzania; North & South

This safari links Tanzania's northern and southern circuits. You will visit the famous Serengeti, staying at a mobile migration camp. Followed by a unique and progressive conservation orientated destination at the Manyara Ranch Conservancy. Finally you will fly south to the wilderness and magic of Ruaha National Park.

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, community exchanges, night drives and more...

 

8-Day Remarkable Ruaha

Get right to the heart of Ruaha national park with this safari to the very best camps in one of the finest safari wilderness destinations in Africa. Pushing the boundaries of traditional safaris, Kichaka Expeditions brings you Ruaha on foot, an intense and raw experience not to be missed. One for the purists, Jongomero Camp combines luxury under canvas with exemplary guiding in a remote and effectively private area of Ruaha.

Activites: Bush walks, game drives, fly camping, night drives...

 

14-Day Southern & Western Circuit Spectacular

Marvel at some of the most remote and wild places left in Africa, whilst enjoying a selection of the very best camps in Tanzania. Under the distinguished and experienced care of Nomad Tanzania, you will visit the Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha, Katavi and Mahale National Parks, amongst the most iconic destinations in East Africa. Digest the wilderness with boat trips, games drives, bush walks and chimpanzee treks. This is simply southern Tanzania at its very best.

Activites: game drives, bush walks, boat safaris, night drives, chimpanzee trekking, snorkelling, fly-camping...

 

11-Day Southern Highlands, Udzungwa, Ruaha & Pemba Safari

Explore the spectacular scenery and wilderness of southern Tanzania by road, and make time for a remote island refuge by flying straight from Ruaha National Park to Pemba Island. Enjoy relaxation and great food at authentic farmsteads in the southern highlands of Tanzania, either side of hiking in a seldom visited rainforest. Continue on to enjoy fantastic game viewing before jumping on the plane to white sands, warm water and a luxury beach resort.

Activities: game drives, bush walks, ocean boat trips, snorkelling, kayaking, swimming, forest hiking, massage and more...

 

In no particular order, here are some of our favourite places:

Ruaha: Tandala, Mwagusi, Ikuka Safari Camp, Kichaka

Selous: Lake Manze, Sand Rivers

Chada Katavi

Lake Tanganyika Lodge

Hondo Hondo (Udzungwa)

Greystoke Mahale

Mufindi Highland Lodge

Mafia Island: Chole Mjini, Pole Pole

Zanzibar: Red Monkey LodgeShooting Star, Breezes Beach Club, Green & Blue

 

 

 

 

 

 

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