10 Days of Wilderness in Selous, Mikumi & Ruaha Safari
2 people- $6200
Tour activities: Game drive, boat safari, and walking safari.
Day 0: Arrival
Pick up from: Pick up from Dare salam international airport(Julius Nyerere airport) and drop at Tanzanite executive Hotel/Golden Tulip/Hotel Sapphire for briefing and overnight
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous game reserve
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam by your driver guide and start the drive to Selous game reserve which is almost (218.6 km) approximates 6 hours driving, arrive at Hippo camp in time for lunch. Enjoy evening boat safari and overnight at Hippocamp.
Day 2: Game drive in 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 Hippo tented camp.
Day 3: Selous game drive and walking safari
You will spend the last full day on a game drive within Selous Game Reserve, so named after the explorer Frederick Selous. Selous is the largest protected wildlife reserve and a UN World Heritage site. After breakfast enjoy your game drive with your lunch boxes and overnight stay at Hippo tented camp
Day 4: Selous to Mikumi national park
After breakfast with your lunch boxes drive to Mikumi National Park 5 hours driving, arrive late afternoon enjoy game drive inside Mikumi park where 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 Tanswiss lodge.
Day 5: Mikumi game drive
Enjoy a full day of game drives in Mikumi National Park. You will eat a picnic site at midday and get the chance to see some of what you missed on the first day in the park. Your dinner and overnights stay will be at Lodge.
Day 6: Mikumi to Ruaha national park
After breakfast early in the morning depart from Mikumi park drive to Ruaha national park which is 274 km with lunch boxes via Iringa town, you will be passing through countryside and have nice scenery and beautiful valleys and mountains. Upon arrival, you will Visit the museum which holds the head of the great local chief Mkwawa who resisted the Germans in Iringa town, then drive to Ruaha hilltop lodge for overnight.
Day 7: Game drive in Ruaha national park
After breakfast from lodge enjoy a full day game drive with packed lunch provided, nice view of Ruaha river valley, great animals sightings like Kudu, wildebeests, elephants, zebra, lions, hippos, hartebeest, impala, antelope, giraffe, buffalo and many of them overnight at Hilltop lodge.
Day 8: Game drive and walking safari in Ruaha national park
Another full day game drives with packed lunch boxes. Enjoy half day game drive until later afternoon followed by walking safari and overnight at the same as the above lodge.
Day 9: Ruaha game drive
Another full day game drive with packed lunch boxes you will spend the last day to discover and exploring Ruaha National Park and overnight at the lodge as above.
Day 10: Ruaha to Dar es Salaam
After breakfast with your lunch boxes drive back to Dar es Salaam, 8 hours driving arrive in the later evening to your hotel at Tanzanite executive Hotel/Golden Tulip/Hotel Sophie.
End of tour.
Cost inclusion: Park fees, accommodations, professional driver-guide, 4×4 popping up roof safari vehicle, Government taxes, hotel accommodations before and after safari, airport pick up, airport drop of, all meals juice, and drinking water.
This Tour is Offered by- Afrishare Trekking and Safaris