10-Days Mkomazi National park Usambara Mountains -
Saadani National park & Beach



This is a perfect safari combination to the eastern parks of Tanzania including with some relaxation on the beach.

Mkomazi National Park is a truly spectacular wilderness located at the southern tip of the Sahel. It is home to herds of elephant, oryx and zebra.

The Usambara Mountains are one of the undiscovered places in Tanzania. This makes this place a true paradise for nature and hiking lovers.

Saadani National Park has a unique location because it borders directly on the coast. This is the only national park where you can combine a safari with a relaxing stay on beautiful white beaches with lots of palm trees.


After your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by your Afrimine Tours guide. He will take you from the airport to your accommodation in Moshi. Welcome to Tanzania! Karibu sana Tanzania!
Your guide not only knows a lot about Tanzanian culture, but can also tell you a lot about the country’s beautiful national parks and sights. You spend your day with relaxing or exploring the village life in Moshi. Your guide will be happy to take you around.

Today after your breakfast you start your first african day. We drive to Mkomazi National Park for your morning game drive to discover the treasures of this wedge of hilly semi-arid savannah – home of large herds of giraffe, eland, hartebeest, zebra, buffalo and elephant. Later on you proceed to Mbula Rhino Sanctuary to experience a highly endangered species of BLACK RHINO which were successfully to reintroduced in 1990. Black rhino are restricted to a fenced sanctuary, ensuring their safe keeping for the enjoyment and prosperity of future generations. The Rhinos can be spotted from a close view. Mkomazi is also a home to some rare species, including the spectacular fringe – eared Oryx, the handsome spiral – horned lesser kudu, the gerenuk which is a gazelle distinguished by its slender neck, bizarre alien – like head and having the habit of standing tall on its hind legs as it stretches for acacia leaves. In the late afternoon you will be transferred to your lodge for dinner and overnight

The Usambara Mountains are a beautiful mountain range with grassy plains and untouched tropical rainforest. The lush green mountains have a cool climate that is ideal for walking and hiking. But one of the best reasons to hike in the Usambara Mountains is the breathtaking views. You will see vast hills, mountains, valleys, farmlands, picturesque villages, colorful markets and plantations everywhere.
You will discover the beautiful diversity of this vast area with your guide. You can hike up to the Irente viewpoint for a panoramic view of the village of Mazinde, almost 1000 m below, and the vast Maasai plains beyond. Or walk through the fertile farmland of Jaegertal to a fruit tree nursery and learn more about the different varieties of fruit trees and how to propagate them. The Growing Rock tour starts in Soni, where you walk to the top of Kwamongo Mountain, famous for its butterflies, and from the summit you can enjoy views of Soni, Lushoto and the Handeni Plains. After an day full of exploring you will spend the night in a beautiful lodge in the mountains.

Magoroto Forest is located in the eastern Usambara Mountains. With its picturesque freshwater lake and tropical rainforest, this is the perfect place for a short vacation. Magoroto Forest Estate is situated at an altitude of 850 meters above sea level, where temperatures are pleasant all year round. The estate offers breathtaking views from the Muheza Valley to the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the lush rainforest with rare plants and bird species, explore the dense tropical forest with organic spices or have a picnic and swim in the beautiful lake!

On the day 4, hike one of Magoroto’s eight well-documented hiking trails and then refresh yourself with a shower at the waterfalls. There are many activities you can do on day 5 at Magoroto Forest Estate, such as canoeing, swimming, picnic by the lake, fishing, bird watching, forest walk, horseback riding, mountain biking, spice tour, campfire, camping, meditation and BBQ. You overnight inside the Estate

The location of Saadani is very special as it is the only national park on the coast of East Africa and you can combine a safari with a relaxing stay on the beautiful white beaches. This allows you to observe wildlife in a unique environment. The park offers a variety of landscapes: mangroves, large coral reefs, ocean and beach with many palm trees, savannah and cotton fields.

On your arrival in Saadani National Park, you will go on a game drive in search of wild animals – including four of the Big Five. Although it is very difficult to spot them because their numbers are small and the animals usually hide. Here you will also find Masai giraffe, waterbuck, wildebeest, dik-diks, baboons, southern green monkeys, diademed monkeys and colobus monkeys. African bush elephants, lions and leopards are a little more shy here. But with a bit of luck, you can spot them too! You can see herds of up to 30 elephants with increased frequency. And several prides of lions are residents of the park, along with leopards, spotted hyenas and black-backed jackals. Day 7 and 8 are at your leisure. You can choose from many activities. To go on a boat safari in Saadani National Park to see hippos, giant crocodiles, a beautiful mangrove kingfisher and flamingos. Or go on a walking safari with an armed ranger. Off the coast is a sandbank that you can visit by boat for snorkeling, swimming or just relaxing and enjoying the tropical surroundings!

Today you can have breakfast at your leisure. Depending on when your return flight departs, you may be able to stay at the lodge today and enjoy the beautiful surroundings before you are taken to the airport.

Would you like to spend a few more days on the beach? You can extend your beach stay in Pangani or to the Islands of Zanzibar, Pemba Island or Mafia. We are happy to assist you!


  • Pick up Kilimanjaro airport and transfer to the lodge
  • Accomodation
  • All meals during the safari
  • Game drives through the national parks
  • 4×4 safari Land Cruiser
  • Fees for the national parks
  • Mineral water per day
  • Transfer to Dar Es Salaam airport


  • International flights
  • Tipping
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Travel insurance

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