Islands of Elephants & Spice

Detailed Itinerary - 8 Days 7 Nights

Key: "B": Breakfast, "L": Lunch, "D": Dinner

Day 1: Transfer from Saadani airstrip by game drive vehicle to Bab’s Camp in the private Elephant Island Conservancy which borders Saadani National Park and the Indian Ocean. Game view from the Saadani Tower, the best vantage point in the whole of the park. (D).

Day 2: Awake before dawn on your first full day in this beautiful national park and head out on a foot safari around the salt flats, following animal spoor in the sand and watching out of elephants, buffalo, lions and stunning bird life. After breakfast, relax and either see what can be soon from the crow’s nest in the tower restaurant (an amazing 20 metre high viewing tower which forms the centrepiece of Babs’ Camp or head back to your fantastic Bush Rover positioned in a prime location. After a late lunch, head out for a game drive in Saadani National Park, with sundowners in the park and a night drive through the concession. Overnight at Bab’s camp (B,L,D).

Day 3: Head out early again today on a game drive to the Wami river for a wonderful boat safari, and breakfast with the hippos. After lunch back at Bab’s camp, relax by the salt flats and watch the wildlife and birdlife of the area. After dinner, take a night drive safari, exploring the fringes of the salt flats in search of predators. Overnight at Bab’s Camp (B,L,D).

Day 4: Transfer by air to Zanzibar Stone town. Explore the historical old city after lunch. Overnight Seyyida Hotel, Zanzibar Stone Town (B)

Day 5: Transfer to the North coast of Zanzibar to Nungwi and The Zanzibari Hotel (B,D)

Day 6: Relax at the small and intimate Zanzibari Hotel – there are optional excursions offered from the hotel as well as a PADI dive and water sports centre close by. You can book dives and other water sports from the hotel(B,D).

Day 7: Relax at The Zanzibari Hotel or take an optional excursion (B,D).

Day 8: After breakfast today, transfer back to Zanzibar airport for your journey home or onward travel (B).

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