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A Saadani safari offers you a wildlife sanctuary where bush meets beach. Saadani has a unique combination of both marine and mainland flora and fauna in a culturally fascination setting including savannahs, ocean and river, forests and shrubs. We would be happy to propose other activities or put together your personal Saadani safari, just let us know.
Morning flight at 11:00 hrs from Zanzibar to Saadani National Park, one of the latest parks in Tanzania and the only wildlife sanctuary where bush meets beach. Your guide will pick you up from the airstrip and take you to your lodge for lunch and meeting with the lodge manager to discuss your safari activities for the following days. Saadani National Park offers a unique combination of both marine and mainland flora and fauna in a culturally fascination setting including savannahs, ocean and river, forests and shrubs. Species to be seen are elephants buffalos, hartebeests, waterbucks, reedbucks, warthogs, numerous giraffes, wildebeests, rarely lions, hyenas, genets, porcupines and different baboons.
Your safari activities start with a game drive or ranger guided walking safari in the afternoon (NB: children under 16 yrs not allowed on walking safaris)
Accommodation is at Sanctuary Saadani Safari Lodge located on the beach in the middle of the Saadani National Park; where you can experience untamed, untouched East Africa combined with the beauty of the Indian Ocean. Lunch and dinner with non-alcoholic and selected alcoholic drinks included
Today you go on a thrilling boat safari on the famous Wami River, a paradise for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts where large pods of hippos and basks of crocodile occupy the river. Wami River is an overwhelming example of natural beauty. Date palms fringe the water edge whilst king fishers and weaver birds dart amongst their dappled shade. Fish eagles and storks fly high above the brackish water seeking tiger and cat fish displaced by the enormous steps of the resident hippopotamus. Nile crocodiles line the banks absorbing the powerful rays of the African sun whilst cautiously regarding the slow progress of the boat.
Return to your lodge for a healthy lunch and some leisure time in the afternoon. You can lazily rest at the beach or the poolside or add on another safari activity (at some extra cost)
Morning at leisure with a delicious breakfast overlooking the Indian Ocean. If you like, your lodge arranges another early morning activity or a village visit for some cultural encounters (at additional cost). Late morning you will be taken to Saadani Airstrip for your flight back to Zanzibar at 11:30. Breakfast included
NB – Flights from Dar Es Salaam to Saadani or back to Dar Es Salaam can be arranged @ supplement of 30 USD per person / per way
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|2-3 Persons*||4+ Persons*||Single Room Supplements*|
|01 JUL - 31 OCT 2015||975 US $||975 US $||210 US $|
|01 NOV - 14 DEC 2015||925 US $||925 US $||190 US $|
|15 - 31 DEC 2015||975 US $||975 US $||210 US $|