TZ 13: 7 Nights/ 8 Days Southern Tanzania Game Safari
Day 1: Dar – Selous Game Reserve
Picked from Dar International Airport and drive to Selous Game Reserve. You will arrive in the Reserve in the late afternoon. If time allows you will do sunset game drives. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Tented Camp.
Day 2: Game drives in Selous Game Reserve
Wake up at 0600hrs for sunrise game drives in Selous game Reserve. The park reserves the largest population of elephant in Tanzania as well as large number of buffalo, Hippo and Wild dog, others are Lion, Eland, bushbuck, giraffe, impala, baboon, zebra, Crocodile, greater kudu and is the chance to see the rare Sable antelope. Breakfast at 0845hrs in the camp; thereafter proceed with game drives, all meals and overnight at Rufiji River Tented Camp.
Day 3: Walking and Boat tour in Selous Game Reserve
Breakfast and then set off for a walking trip in the wilderness accompanied with an armed ranger guide who will guide you on walking to get close to the animals for fine pictures. You will have hot lunch in your accommodation before the drive takes you to Rufiji River for afternoon Boat tour. Evening the drive will take you back to your Camp for dinner experience and overnight.
Day 4: Selous – Mikumi National Park
Walk up at 0600hrs for sunrise game drives in the reserve and drive back to your camp/lodge at 085hrs for breakfast. Depart Selous and drive to Mikumi National Park with packed lunch and game viewing on the way. You will arrive in the early afternoon followed by relaxation at leisure in Camp waiting for dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Camp.
Day 5: Full day in Mikumi National Park
Breakfast in your accommodation followed by morning and afternoon game drives in the park – the home to Elephant, Lion, Wild dog, Zebra, Hyena, Buffalo, Wildebeest, Eland, Hartebeest, Crocodile, Lizard and other wild game. Over 300 species of birds have been observed in this park. You will have your lunch dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Camp.
Day 6: Mikumi – Ruaha National Park
Wake up at 0600hrs for sunrise game drives in Mikumi National Park and return to your lodge for breakfast at 00845hrs. After breakfast check out and with packed lunch travel to Ruaha National Park where you will arrive in the afternoon. Evening short game drives in the park or relaxation at leisure at Ruaha River Lodge or Jongomero Camp.
Day 7: Game drives in Ruaha National Park
Breakfast and then set off for a full day game drives with packed lunch in Ruaha National Park, in search of Roan and Sable antelope Hippo, Crocodile, waterbuck, Reedbuck and Buffalo venturing to the river edge to drink water. You will see the Lion, Leopard, Hyena, Wild dog and jackal and many more antelopes, including the dik dik. There are many birds, including the Eurasia migrants that come to visit the park twice a year. You will have all meals and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge or Jongomero Camp.
Day 8: Ruaha – Dar
After breakfast, set off, with packed lunch, on a long road journey to Dar es Salam, arriving in the evening.