8-Days Southern Tanzania Ruaha, Selous, Mikumi and Sanje

Price: From $2,280 pp (USD)

Duration: 8 Days

Travelers: 2+

Destinations: 8-Day Southern Tanzania Ruaha, Selous, Mikumi and Sanje

Overview

Experience the beautiful scenery and wildlife of southern Tanzania take a different perspective on a boat safari in the Selous Game Reserve and connect with the untouched wilderness of Ruaha and Mikumi national parks. Fly between Ruaha/Dar es Salaam. Enjoy the very best service, guiding, cuisine and locations on offer.

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 is included

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Itinerary

Arrival

  • You’ll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1:Dar es salaam to selous game reserve & boat tour

Morning hotel/airport pickup in Dar es salaam have brief explanation about your safari then start drive around 08:00 to Selous game reserve 5-6 hours drive. You will be taking you lunch during the journey, arrive in afternoon in Selous enjoy afternoon and evening boat drive while dinner and overnight at African safari camp.

Main Destination:Selous Game Reserve

Accommodation:Africa Safari Selous

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Nyerere NP
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)


Day 2:Full game drive at selous game reserve

After breakfast in the morning with your lunch boxes enjoy full day game inside the game reserve, great animal sightings including all the great favorites lion, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and all the other major species like hunting dogs and birds in the afternoon after lunch then proceed with the game drive until evening and overnight at the African safari camp.

Main Destination:Selous Game Reserve
Accommodation:
Africa Safari Selous

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Nyerere NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)


Day 3:Selous game reserve to Mikumi national park

After breakfast you will drive to Mikumi National Park via Northern Selous which is 5-6 hours driving. Whilst on safari you will see a wide variety of bird species, zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland antelope, giraffe, buffalo and elephants. If you are lucky you may also be able to spot lions, leopards and African wild dogs. Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety. Enjoy a picnic lunch during the day and dinner and your overnight stay at the Camp Bastian.

Main Destination:Mikumi National Park
Accommodation:Camp Bastian Mikumi

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Mikumi NP
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 4 :Full Game drive in Mikumi

After breakfast from the camp enjoy afternoon and afternoon game, during afternoon return for hot lunch from the camp before proceed with afternoon and evening game drive.
When you are in Mikumi you will be able to see wide variety of bird species, zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland antelope, giraffe, buffalo and elephants and overnight at Bastian camp.

Main Destination:Mikumi National Park
Accommodation:Camp Bastian Mikumi
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Mikumi NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 5 :Mikumi to Ruaha national park+ Masai

Before breakfast we will see maasai culture for 1 hour then take a breakfast packed lunches and depart from Mikumi town drive to Ruaha national park which 6 hours via Iringa town, you will be passing though country side and have nice scenery and beautiful valleys and mountains. Overnight at Ruaha hilltop lodge.

Main Destination:Ruaha National Park

Accommodation:Ruaha Hilltop Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Ruaha NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 6:Full game drive in Ruaha national park

After breakfast in the morning with packed lunches drive to the park for full day game drive enjoy a nice view of Ruaha river valley, great animals sightings like Kudu, wildebeests, elephants, zebra, lions, hippos, hartebeest, impala, antelope, giraffe, buffalo while dinner and overnight at Ruaha hilltop lodge.

Main Destination:Ruaha National Park
Accommodation:Ruaha Hilltop Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Ruaha NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

7 Day :Game drive in ruaha national park & back to Iringa

Another full day game drive with packed lunch boxes. You will spend the day discovering and exploring Ruaha National Park. You can choose the activities we prefer game drive or walking safari. The park is also known for its sable and roan antelopes, and its rich bird life. With herds of more than 10,000 elephants, vast concentrations of buffalo, gazelle and over 400 bird species. Later at 4:00 pm drive to Iringa town 2hours from the park for dinner and overnight at Zakin Hotel.

Main Destination:Ruaha National Park
Accommodation:Zakinn Gangilonga Hotel – Iringa
  • Budget hotel located outside Ruaha NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Ruaha national park to Dar es salaam

After breakfast drive to Iringa airport and take morning flight to Dar es Salaam. End of our safari.

Main Destination: Dar Es Salaam (City)
Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Included
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)
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

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