6-Day Safari to Southern Tanzania from Dar-Es-Salaam

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Dar-Es-Salaam to null

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Enjoy a 6 day/5 nights safari that gives you an opportunity to explore the best of Southern Tanzania and get to see the circuit's most popular animal sanctuaries whereby you shall start with Mikumi National park with a large number of predator and prey, you shall see the open horizons and the abundant wildlife of Mkata flood plain, which is the popular center piece of Mikumi that draws comparisons to the more famous Serengeti plains, then you shall visit Selous Game Reserve, the largest game reserve in Africa and enjoy boat safaris along the Rufiji river, walking safaris in the pristine bush of the reserve and great game drive, then you shall finish your tour by exploring Ruaha National Park which is the home to hippos and crocodiles, water-bucks, reed-bucks, buffaloes, lions, leopards, hyenas, wild dogs, jackals and many elephants. On the last day you shall board a shared charter plane at Msembe airstrip and fly back to Dar-Es-Salaam
DAY 1: DAR-ES-SALAAM - MIKUMI NATIONAL PARKYour driver guide, with a pop-up roof 4x4 safari vehicle, shall pick you up at 7:00 am from your hotel in Dar-Es-Salaam or Dar-Es-Salaam airport and drive you to Mikumi national park with a stop at Chalinze town for breakfast. You shall arrive in Mikumi on time for lunch, after lunch, enjoy game drive until evening. Your dinner shall be at 7:30 pm then overnight at Camp Bastion in Mikumi. DAY 2: MIKUMI - SELOUS GAME RESERVE Breakfast shall be at 7:00 am, and then at 8:00 am you shall drive to Selous Game Reserve, enjoy game drive in Selous and have your lunch at 12:30 pm then go for boat safaris along the Rufiji River as you view game on top of water. Your dinner shall be at 7:30 pm then overnight at Africa Safari Camp in Selous. DAY 3: SELOUS GAME RESERVE You shall have breakfast at 7:00 am and with lunch-box, at 8:00 am you shall go for full-day game drive in Selous which is famous for having large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles live in this immense sanctuary, which measures 50,000 km2 and is relatively undisturbed by human impact. After your lunch at 12:30 pm, you shall continue with game drive until evening where you shall have your dinner at 7:30 pm then overnight at Africa Safari Camp in Selous. DAY 4: SELOUS GAME RESERVE - RUAHA NATIONAL PARKYou shall have an early morning breakfast at 6:00 am, depart from Selous at 7:00 am and drive to Ruaha National park. You shall reach Ruaha in time for lunch, and then go for a half-day game drive. You shall enjoy a bush dinner at 7:30 pm then overnight at Ruaha River Lodge. DAY 5: RUAHA NATIONAL PARK After your breakfast at 7:00 am, with lunch-box, you shall go for a full-day game drive that will commence at 8:00 am and explore exciting predator concentrations, huge elephant and buffalo herds and a cross over of game from southern and Eastern Africa. Ruaha is Tanzania's largest national park. In the evening, you shall have your dinner at 7:30 pm then overnight at Ruaha River Lodge. DAY 6: RUAHA NATIONAL - DAR-ES-SALAAM Breakfast shall be at 7:00 am and at 8:00 am you shall go for a half-day game drive and have your lunch at 1:00 pm. After your lunch, you shall be transferred to Msembe airstrip to catch your flight back to Dar-Es-Salaam

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Professional driver guide
  • 4x4 pop-up roof safari vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Airport transfers
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Telephone / fax
  • Any other tours not mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Tips / gratuities for driver / hotel staff.
  • Any extras that are not mentioned above.
  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance including damage or loss of luggage / personal injury.
  • Extra cost incurred if change of date, reduction in number of persons or deviation from above itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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