4 Days Selous &Mikumi

Price: From $890 to $900

Duration: 4 Days

Destinations: Selous (Walking, Boat) &Mikumi (Masai Culture) Game

Overview

Mikumi is easily accessible by road, it support large number of elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, eland, impala, waterbuck, reedbuck, warthog, yellow baboon, lion, hyena and many species. Safari in Selous and Mikumi Safari is probably the only classic Safari to Southern Circuit of Tanzania and we offer you the best of it. This safari takes you to the Greater Selous Ecosystem and give you the rare chance to experience real African Wilderness in the few untouched areas of Tanzania.

Getting there

This tour starts and ends in Dar Es Salaam
This operator can help select your international flights, but you’ll have to book them yourself help
Fly to/from Julius Nyerere Airport (DAR – Check price) in Dar es Salaam
A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) can be arranged for an extra cost
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
Arrival
You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Itinerary

Day 1: Dar es salaam to Mikumi National Park

Depart at 5:30 a.m from Dar es salaam via Morogoro and Chalinze with picnic lunch pack. Continue with drive to Mikumi and after 5 or 6 hours you will come across lions, elands, hartebeest, buffalos, wildebeest, giraffe, zebras, elephants, wild dogs and many species of birds. Proceeding with full day game drive, viewing at Mikumi national park you will see all species of animal and birds, Due to its Savannah plain animal at Mikumi are easily accessed and it takes only 4 to 5 hours to finish a game at Mikumi national park. Drive to Bastian camp for Full board accommodation.
Accommodation:
Camp Bastian Mikumi
Mid-range lodge located just outside Mikumi NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Maasai Culture at Mikumi then drive to Selous Game Reserve

After breakfast and see the traditional of masai at 0900hrs drive to Selous Game Reserve, it take 7 to 8 hours. You will have picnic lunch on the way and the journey will take about 7hours through the most unexplored and untouched areas in Tanzania. Meals and overnight will be at African safari camp. Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner.
Accommodation:
Africa Safari Camp
Mid-range lodge located just outside Selous GR
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Selous Game drive and Boat Safari

The day will be spent on game viewing in the Game Reserve and at evening you will make a boat safari for 2 to 3 hours. The safari guide points out rare species of animals like the Wild Dogs. Sable antelopes, black rhinoceros, Nile Crocodile, hippopotamus along the banks of the Rufiji river, Cape buffalo, hartebeest and Eland. Picnic lunch and drinks will be served in the wilderness before heading back to camp for dinner and overnight to the gentle grunting of the Camp. Boat Safaris are also the best excursions for bird enthusiasts. The Selous has over 350 bird species, and the river is the place where they congregate in great numbers and are easily seen in the open environment.
You might also want to try your luck with the ferocious tiger fish, and weighty catfish that live in the waters in abundance.
Accommodation:
Africa Safari Camp
Mid-range lodge located just outside Selous GR
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Walking Safari at Selous and Drive back to Dar es salaam

Earl Morning breakfast at the camp and start a sunrise bush walking. Walking safaris are a fantastic way to get close to nature and learn more about the smaller species and the bush itself. It’s an unforgettable experience to walk within such a vast and untamed area of natural reserve. The walks take about 2-3 hours long. Usually walks leave camp at 6:00AM-6:30 AM after having a cup of tea and some homemade biscuits or doughnut.
After walking back to the camp for breakfast and start your way to Dar Es Salaam or take a boat to Zanzibar.
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Included
  • Park fees (For non-residents).
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation
  • Camping equipment
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bath towels
Excluded
  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
    (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Why Book with us?

  • Tailor Made, Private Tours.
  • Expert Advice 24/7
  • World Class Guides & Unlimited Game Driving
  • Specialized Safari Vehicles
  • Full Financial Protection
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