If you only have a short time in Tanzania or you are a resident in one of the major towns you may wish to take a weekend getaway. Depending on your starting location and budget there are a variety of destinations to choose from.

We offer a range of trips from relaxing beach breaks on Zanzibar, Pemba or Mafia Islands to short flying safaris or driving safaris to the Selous Game Reserve or the Serengeti. We also have a range of child friendly locations for the family holiday. We can provide a vehicle for you or just book accommodation if you wish to self drive in your own vehicle.

For a short break such as this it makes most sense to keep the distance you travel down to a minimum so you spend less time between locations and more time on safari. This will also keep your costs down. Below are a few examples

For Beach Breaksfrom Dar Es Salaam we suggest:Zanzibar, Pemba or Mafia for flying beach weekends or South Beach and Bagamoyo for driving weekends.

For Safari Weekends from Dar es Salaam we suggest: The Selous Game reserve, Mikumi National Park, Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Sadaani National Park and Amani Nature Reserve.

Please have a look at the suggested itineraries and if there is not one to suit you or you are starting from a different location please contact us.

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  • All the Parks visited are really wonderful, especially Ruaha and the "king" Katavi that worth absolutely the long trip (at least in our point of view). Yahaya and Salim are like two friends.

    Massimo Randi

    Austria, Jul 2013

  • We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.

    Vickie Waltham

    United Kingdom, Aug 2013

  • The programme was excellent and we saw masses of game, less a leopard! So, entirely happy customers. Thank you for your efficient handling of the whole trip.

    Christopher Lee

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • We had an excellent time and the trip was very well planned, the guides (and vehicles) excellent. Thank you very much for arranging it all!

    Jackie, David and Sarah

    Australia, Oct 2013

  • We had a wonderful trip. Thanks very much to you, Wild Things and to Abbas for putting together such a memorable safari for us.

    Kathryn Woof

    United Kingdom, Dec 2013

  • I'd like to say that our entire trip was truly amazing and a great once in a lifetime excursion. Everything was very well setup and we had no problems with any of the trip. Thanks to Wild Things.

    Katye Vytal

    United States of America, Jun 2013

  • A very exciting adventure

    Andrew Bird

    United Kingdom, Jan 2014