This great 10-day itinerary is a perfect combo of the lesser explored regions of Selous National Park and Ruaha. Stay in 2 beautiful lodges offering unique experiences in very rustic and very luxurious venues. Finish off with a 3-night trip to the magical spice island of Zanzibar to soak up some sunshine along tropical beaches. Matemwe Lodge is the place to be for views and romance. The ultimate bush-beach safari experience.


Ruaha National Park      Tanzania


Enjoy Adventure, Birding, Flora, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, and more

This camp in Tanzania is situated in Ruaha’s most productive wildlife area, ensuring that guests get great game-viewing opportunities. Kwihala is the most affordable of all the Ruaha accommodation camps, making it a preferred choice for those on a tight budget.

Selous Game Reserve      Tanzania


Enjoy Adventure, Birding, Fishing, Flora, History & Culture, Nature, Star Gazing, Wildlife, and more

Sand Rivers Selous offers a superb all-round experience of Tanzania safaris with opportunities for everything from game drives in open-sided game vehicles, walking safaris, boat safaris, fly-camps or combinations of all the above.

East Coast Zanzibar      Zanzibar


Enjoy Beach / Coastal, Fishing, History & Culture, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Watersports, and more

Vibrant yet laid-back Matemwe Lodge has perfected the tropical island experience. Perched on an outcrop overlooking a shallow, coral-fringed lagoon, Matemwe Lodge’s famously relaxed atmosphere makes it the ideal place to unwind. Whether you take a break in a hammock or dive the depths of the Indian Ocean, Matemwe Lodge provides an unbeatable island escape. Find 12 beach-chic chalets scattered through the lush gardens with private sea-facing verandas. Dive and fish at Mnemba Atoll.