Nyerere National Park
Days 1 - 4
Formerly the northern part of Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania's Nyerere National Park is Africa’s largest National Park. Stretching over an impressive 30,893 square kilometres, the park is home to some of the world’s largest concentrations of wildlife, and the incredible diversity and sheer volume of animals draw visitors from around the globe. Travellers can look forward to spotting a wide collection of common and rare species including the famous Big Five, some rare species of antelopes like Roan Antelope, and large concentrations of elephant and hippos. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a boating safari on the exquisite Rufiji River, spot the endangered African wild dog, and enjoy a guided walking safari with a highly knowledgeable guide.
Days 4 - 8
Set in the Songo Songo Archipelago, the pristine Fanjove Island is located off the Tanzanian coast in the Indian Ocean. It boasts a Robinson-Crusoe-style lodge and palm-fringed, powder-white sands lapped by azure, shimmering waters. Visitors can look forward to a luxury stay at the private island lodge in the oceanfront eco Bandas, explore the gorgeous 11 kilometres of stunning preserved coral reef, and spot an array of wildlife. This desert island adventure also offers the opportunity to snorkel through the underwater wonderland to spot green turtles and spinner dolphins, sample the delicious freshly made curries and daily caught seafood and explore this natural wild paradise. Don’t miss a visit to the 19th century lighthouse and some architectural remnants of a former fishing village settlement.