Ikuka Safari Breakfast On Drive

Ruaha National Park and Mafia island

13 days, £3409pp

Ruaha National Park  – Mafia Island

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A safari adventure in the heart of Ruaha National Park with a beach stay at the stunning Mafia island

Start your holiday at Ikuka Safari Camp where you will stay for four night's, during the day you will explore the wildlife then come back to take a dip in the pool which has views that over look Ruaha National Park. Once your safari camp adventure comes to an end you will travel to Chole Bay where you will spend the next six nights at the Polo Polo Resort - during your beach stay you can 'chill out' by the pool or explore neighboring islands.

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The itinerary…

Day 1: Travel day

Dar  El  Salaam Hotel

Dar El Salamm hotel

Fly to Dar Es Salaam and be collected and driven to a hotel close to the airport for one night.

Day 2: To Ruaha National Park!

Ikuka  Safari Room View

Ikuka Safari room view

You will be collected from your hotel and transferred back to Dar Es Sallam airport to fly to Ruaha. Once you've landed you will be collected and taken to Ikuka Safari camp where you will stay for the next four nights. Your stay at Ikuka Safari Camp includes full board, transfers, shared game drives and house drinks. Enjoy excellent game viewing in the morning and relax by the pool in the afternoon.

Day 3 to 5: Explore Ruaha National Park

Ikuka  Safari  Camp Game Drive

Ikuka Safari camp game drive

Full day’s game viewing from Ikuka Safari Camp. Activities include morning and afternoon game drives, as well as professionally guided walks – all within Ruaha National Park.

Day 6 to 11: Transfer to Pole Pole Resort.

Pole  Pole  Lodge Bed

Pole Pole Lodge bed

You will be transferred to the airstrip in The Ruaha to catch the flight to Mafia Island. On arrival into Kilindoni on Mafia island you will be collected and transferred across the island to Chole Bay where you will stay at Pole Pole Resort where you will spend the next six nights.

With daily boat excursions to neighbouring islands, sand banks and reefs there is a wealth of snorkelling opportunity. Excursions to swim alongside whale sharks can also be arranged.

Your stay at Pole Pole Resort includes meals, teas, coffee and bottled water. Alcoholic and soft drinks will incur an additional fee.

Day 12: Back to Dar El Salaam

Pole  Pole  Lodge Beachfront

Pole Pole Lodge Beachfront

In the afternoon you will be transferred back to Mafia Island airstrip to catch a flight back to Dar Es Salaam. Once landing you will be ready to check in for your international departure flight back to the UK.

Day 13: Home time

After an amazing holiday you'll land back at home ready to plan the next adventure!

Duration: 13 days

Location: Tanzania, Africa

Price: £3409pp

This itinerary is available for £3,409 per person per person per person per person, including all domestic flights, pre-paid air taxes, accommodation, transfers by road, meals, drinks and activities as per above itinerary

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