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Beho Beho & Zanzibar

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Nyerere & Zanzibar
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7 nights from £4,999 per person

This 7-night itinerary has you staying in one of Tanzania's most renowned luxury lodges, Beho Beho, famous for its historic location, timeless offering and top-guiding status. Start with 3 nights here, followed by 4 nights on the majestic spice island of Zanzibar for the ultimate safari and beach itinerary.

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Highlights

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  • Nyerere National Park is home to a wide variety of animals, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), as well as numerous bird species, making it a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.
  • The Rufiji River runs through the park, offering the chance for boat safaris where visitors can observe hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species up close, providing a different perspective compared to traditional game drives.
  • Nyerere National Park offers a range of activities, such as walking safaris, fishing, and bird watching, catering to diverse interests and providing a comprehensive outdoor adventure.
  • Supports conservation efforts aimed at protecting endangered species and preserving the natural environment, contributing to the long-term sustainability of the area.
  • Engage with several local communities, offering opportunities to learn about and engage with the cultural heritage and traditional practices of the indigenous people.
  • Escape to the enchanting spice island of Zanzibar, home to the stunning Stone Town and white sand beaches where you can dive into the warm embrace of the Indian Ocean.

Itinerary

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Arrive 
Dar es Salaam Airport
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Beho Beho
Nyerere
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Tanzania
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Nestled in one of Africa's most enchanting locations, Beho Beho epitomises the true essence of a luxury African safari. Situated on the slopes of Namikwera Hill in the remote and wild Nyerere National Park (formerly the Selous Game Reserve), Beho Beho Camp overlooks the Rufiji River floodplain, serving as your gateway to this extraordinary destination.

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Zuri Zanzibar
Zanzibar
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Tanzania
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Zuri Zanzibar combines fantastic accommodation with one of the best beaches on Zanzibar, if not the finest! Zuri is also a member of the Design Hotels collection and, as suspected, not one detail has been overlooked.

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Depart 
Zanzibar Airport
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4-8

What you'll see

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When to go

Temp
30°C
Rain
75mm

January marks the start of the 'short dry season' in Tanzania's northern parks, although the timings can be unpredictable. This is a greener, warmer time of year to be on safari with higher temperatures and little rain. The migrating herds can be found in southern Serengeti for calving season and high temperatures make it a great time to visit Zanzibar.

Temp
32°C
Rain
55mm

February is one of the optimal months for trekking Kilimanjaro, going on safari and visiting Zanzibar. February sees temperatures peak on Zanzibar and the Great Migration is still on the Ndutu Plains in the Serengeti.

Temp
29°C
Rain
142mm

The Great Migration starts heading north, and temperatures are still high. As the month progresses, there is a higher chance of rain as Tanzania enters the long wet season.

Temp
27°C
Rain
254mm

Heavy rain. Traveling during this period is not advised.

Temp
26°C
Rain
199mm

The rains calm as the month progresses. A good time for low season rates.

Temp
25°C
Rain
45mm

The dry season begins, the tracks dry up and The Great Migration can be found crossing the Grumeti River.

Temp
25°C
Rain
27mm

Perfect safari conditions with long sunny days and little to no rain. The Great Migration moves north to the Mara River.

Temp
27°C
Rain
20mm

Optimal safari conditions with long sunny days and little to no rain. The Great Migration moves further north and the big Mara River crossings are in full flow.

Temp
28°C
Rain
19mm

It starts to get warmer as The Great Migration splits between Kenya and Tanzania.

Temp
29°C
Rain
67mm

The Great Migration starts to aim south into a hotter, drier, yellow-grassed Serengeti.

Temp
30°C
Rain
120mm

An unpredictable period labelled 'the short rains' where you can expect rain and good weather rolled into one with great savings to be had up until the Christmas period. Any rain tends to be light and passing with good sunny intervals.

Temp
31°C
Rain
109mm

Rain and good weather all rolled into one, with the weather generally improving as December goes on into the Christmas period—this period is Tanzania's peak season and needs to be booked well in advance. The Great Migration is largely in the central and eastern Serengeti, moving south.

Pricing and inclusions

For honeymoon or family pricing, please contact us

Disclaimer: Prices will be recalculated using the latest exchange rates and offers
INclusions
  • All meals & drinks
  • Scheduled flight transfers
  • Airport & road transfers
  • Park & conservancy fees
  • In-camp activities
exclusions
  • International flights
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