7 Days Selous Game Reserve - Udzungwa NP - Ruaha NP & Mikumi NP

The best of Southern Tanzania safari covering the largest game reserve of Selous, Mikumi National Park, Udzungwa Mountains National Park and the giant Ruaha National Park the largest in East Africa, You will be accommodated in tents or lodges with private shower and toilet as per the itinerary

Day 1.

Meet and greet at your pace of stay in Dar es Salaam then depart for Selous Game reserves, arrival in the afternoon where you participate in a boat safari along the mighty Rufiji river where you will spot plenty of Hippos. Selous is the UNESCO’s world heritage site, uninhabited area larger than Switzerland, the largest Game Reserve in Africa, boasts Tanzania’s largest population of elephant and lion, leopard, African hunting dog, buffalo and hippo. The Reserve gets its name from the hunter explorer Fredrick Courtney Selous, whose books were best seller in Victorian England. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 2.

With packed lunch, today you continue to explore the Reserve with game drives for full day which will later brought us at the part of northern Selous Game reserves with fascinating sceneries and wildlife. Arrive at the camp in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Day 3.

With packed lunch depart from Selous game reserves towards Udzungwa Mountains National park. You will have a chance to observe and see more natural beauty of this African heritage site. Arrive at Udzungwa in the evening, dinner and overnight at your camp

Day 4.

With an armed ranger explore the natural beauty of Udzungwa Mountain by hiking, feel and get surrounded by nature. This hike will usually take you between 2 and 3 hours with a rewarding waterfall at the top, and a short scramble over the rocks to the start of the path down.

As a result, it is common to see many troupes of monkeys and in particular you stand a better chance of seeing the endemic Sanje Crested Mangebey. You may also see red duiker, squirrels and other rare forest mammals. Afternoon, en-route to Iringa town for dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 5.

From Iringa very early in the morning to be able to get in Ruaha in time for morning game drive, Various antelope species, home to hippos and crocodile, the rare sable and roan antelope thrive grassland bordering the river alongside buffalo, giraffe and zebra. Prolific bird-life, over 370 species have been recorded some of which are not found in the Northern Tanzania, picnic lunch in the park; continue with game viewing until sunset. Overnight stay at Hilltop lodge

Day 6.

Sun rise game drive, back at the lodge for breakfast, then en route towards Mikumi National Park in time for evening game viewing, stop by the Mkwawa Meseum, This tiny museum in nearby Kalenga – the former Hehe capital – contains the skull, personal effects and other relics of Chief Mkwawa. It was here that he committed suicide rather than succumb to the German forces, historical explanation by the caretaker, though he also appreciates a tip. Dinner and overnight at the camp. (the visit is an optional) overnight stay at Mikumi Wildlife Camp

Day 7.

An early morning sun rise game drive in Mikumi, the floodplain with its grassland, dominate the park together with mountain ranges that border the park on two sides a wide range of wildlife inhabits its 3,230 sq km area. Lion is commonly see, as are packs of wild dog, rare elsewhere in Africa, other animals frequently observed are buffalo, civet, eland, giraffe, impala, kudu, reedbuck and many more. Over 400 species of birds have been observed here, many of which are Eurasian migrants. After breakfast drive back to Dar es salaam.

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 Taxes/VAT
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (On all days)
International flights (From/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

This tour starts and ends in Dar Es Salaam
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A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

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