8 Days selous, ruaha and mikumi park safari
An awasome 8 days selous, ruaha and mikumi park safari grants you a rich experience of the southern circuit, encompassing three national park namely selous national reserve, ruaha national park and final mikumi national park. The 8 days selous, ruaha and mikumi park safari offers a rich expereince of the southern circuit coupled by views of incredible wildlife species that occupy the parks.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam /Selous Game Reserve
Morning depart to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch, the journey will take 5hours. Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, brings you into close contact with hippo, crocodile and fantastic birdlife. Crocodile glide into the water as your boat approaches and hippo appear in frightening proximity, grunting and blowing steam. Dinner and overnight will be at Selous Ngalawa Camp. Meals Plan; Lunch & Dinner
Day 2: Game Drive in Selous Game Reserve
You will have a full day in the Selous Game Reserve exploration of the Reserve by 4 wheel drive vehicle; will permit you to have good photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of vast park. The Selous Game Reserve is the largest in Africa, covering 54,600 square kilometer. Selous is famous for its elephants, commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus. Dinner and overnight will be at Selous Ngalawa Camp. Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3: Walking and Game en Route to Morogoro Town
Morning after breakfast, wilderness walking safari with guidance of an armed ranger take 2hrs. Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds. It starts in the morning. After walking meets with your vehicle and proceeds with game en route to Mikumi outskates, the journey is the most amazing and truly wild and untouched areas of Tanzania. The drive will take you up into the Uluguru Mountains across rivers and past small local villages and farms. The drive is tiring but possibly the most rewarding and adventurous on the southern circuit. Dinner and overnight will be at Camp bastian lodge. Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4: Morogoro Town/Ruaha National Park
Breakfast followed by transfer to Ruaha National Park, with stop over in Iringa Town for Lunch, after lunch proceed to the park for short game drive till sunset, look for Roan and sable antelope, hippo, crocodile, waterbuck, reedbuck and buffalo venture to the rivers edge to drink, attracting the attention of lion, leopard, hyena, wild dog and jackal. There are many birds in the park include Eurasia migrants that comes to visit the park twice a year. Dinner and overnight will be at Old Msembe Bandas. Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5: Ruaha National Park
Breakfast followed by a full day game viewing drive in the park. A fine network of game-viewing roads follows the Great Ruaha and its seasonal tributaries, where, during the dry season, impala, waterbuck and other antelopes risk their life for a sip of life-sustaining water. And the risk is considerable: not only from the prides of 20-plus lion that lord over the savannah, but also from the cheetahs that stalk the open grassland and the leopards that lurk in tangled riverine thickets. This impressive array of large predators is boosted by both striped and spotted hyena, as well as several conspicuous packs of the highly endangered African wild dog. Dinner and overnight will be at Old Msembe Bandas. Plans; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6: Ruaha National Park/Mikumi National Park
After breakfast game viewing drive en route to Mikumi National Park. Mikumi was gazetted as a National Park in 1964 and is named after the spindle shaped Borassus palm trees. The Mkata plain supports vast herds of plains game such as wildebeest, impala, zebra and giraffe, hunted by their associated predators; while you are more likely to find Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, greater kudu, roan and sable antelope in the surrounding less fertile hills. Although game sightings can never be guaranteed, there are lots of sightings of the African ‘wild dog’ hunting the plains in packs. Dinner and overnight will be at the Camp bastian. Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 7: Mikumi National Park
Today you will have full day of game viewing drives around Mikumi. There is a rich variety bird species as well as large numbers of giraffes, buffaloes and elephants close to the water holes also lions, leopards and hippos. Furthermore you can see zebras, lions, wild dogs, pythons, hartebeest, wildebeest, elephants, impala, warthog, eland and other antelopes. Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety. Mikumi National Park is mostly miombo woodland with gently rolling hills. Dinner and overnight will be at camp bastian. Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 8: Mikumi-Dar Es Salaam
After breakfast proceed with your safari activities at Mikumi before you return to Dar Es Salaam with arrival in the late afternoon/early evening Transfer back to the hotel in Dar es Salaam. Meals Plan; Breakfast and lunch included.
End of 8 days selous, ruaha and mikumi park safari
PRICE: $1,914 per person
Price is based on sharing 2 people. If you there are more than 2 persons please inform us for the price.
End of the safari services
What included: – Pick /drop ex airport/seaport or hotel before and after the trip -Park entrance fees into the game reserve, accommodations and meals as per itinerary, the services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide, game drives and activities as per itinerary, drinking water, safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography, Group size is 4 participants on private.
Not included in the cost: – Items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, Soft drinks, alcoholic and other beverages, optional activities not outlined on the itinerary, airport departure tax, local/international flights, visas, travel/flying doctors rescue services, tips to the staff (highly recommend), personal and baggage insurance.