Enjoy a 4 day safari tour to Ruaha national park, Tanzania's biggest national park. This tour starts and ends in Dar-Es-Salaam. Explore the beautiful wild landscape with baobab studded hills and rocky escarpments, and get to see huge elephant and buffalo herds and a crossover of game from southern Eastern Africa. You are very much likely to see all predators including lion, leopard and cheetah as well as wild dog and hyena. You shall also see Grant's gazelle, greater and lesser kudu, zebra, defassa water-buck, impala and giraffe. The park is also great for bird-watching enthusiasts especially in the months of December to March.
DAY 1: DAR-ES-SALAAM - IRINGA At 7:00 am, your driver guide, with a pop-up roof safari vehicle, shall pick you up from your hotel in Dar-Es-Salaam and embark on an 8 hour drive to Iringa town, as you enjoy the beautiful countryside with occasional stops on the way for breakfast, lunch and site seeing the up-country. You shall reach Iringa in the evening and lodge in Iringa town, a pleasant historical small town, overlooking the Ruaha River. Ruaha national park is located 120 km away from Iringa town. You shall have your dinner at 7:30 pm, then overnight at Iringa Sun-Set Hotel in Iringa town. DAY 2: IRINGA - RUAHA NATIONAL PARK Your breakfast shall be at 7:00 am, and at 8:00 am, with packed lunch-box, you shall drive to Ruaha national park, passing through a 2 hours never-ending, rough road. You shall go for a full-day game drive in the park, upon your arrival and enjoy a bush lunch at 12:30 pm at a perfect location chosen by your guide. After lunch, enjoy more game drive until evening, when you shall have your dinner at 7:30 pm and overnight at the magical Ruaha River Lodge inside Ruaha National park. DAY 3: FULL-DAY AT RUAHA NATIONAL PARKYou shall have your breakfast at 7:00 am and at 8:00 am, with packed lunch-box; you shall go for a full-day game drive and and get to see huge elephants and buffalo herds and a cross over of game from Southern and Easter Africa. You shall have your lunch at 12:30 pm and continue with more game drive until evening. In the evening dinner shall be served at 7:30 pm, then overnight at Ruaha River Lodge inside the park. DAY 4: RUAHA NATIONAL PARK - DAR-ES-SALAAMBreakfast shall be at 7:00 am, and at 8:00 am, with lunch-box, you shall go for a half-day game drive and have your picnic lunch at 1:00 pm. After your lunch, you will be transferred to Msembe airstrip to catch board your flight that departs at 1:45 pm, back to Dar-Es-Salaam. Your flight arrives at Dar-Es-Salaam at 4:30 pm