8Days/7Nights In Southern Safari( Selous , ruaha & Mikumi )
- Free Cancellation
- No booking or credit card fees
- E-ticket/Mobile voucher
About this activity
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- Free Cancellation Free cancellation up to 90 day(s) prior departure, after which the tour cancellation policy applies Learn More.
- Duration:8 Day(s)
- National Parks & Sanctuaries Tours
- Safari Tours
- Travel StylePremium
- Guiding Type: Live Guide/Instructor
- Guide Language
- Tour Vibe Active
- Recommended For
- For Art Lovers
- Destination Country: Africa, Tanzania,
- Dar es Salaam
- Nyerere National Park
- Mikumi National Park
- Ruaha National Park
- Dar es Salaam
Dar es salaamFrom: To:
6:00 AM 6:30 AM
Dar es salaamFrom: To:
5:00 PM 6:00 PM
- Age Range 4 - 89 (Years Old)
-Toyota Land cruseir 4x4(pop up roof for taking pictures)
-Full Day Game Drive
-Walking tour with armed ranger
-Bird watching tour
An awasome 8 days in selous , Ruaha ,& Mikumi national Park grand you a rich experience of the southern circuit..The three national parks offers a best experience if the southern circuit by viewing of incredible wildlife spiecies that are in the park. Mikumi National Park--Tanzania’s fourth-biggest national park which covers 3260sqkms. It’s additionally the most open from Dar es Salaam about 300kms. With confirmed wildlife sighting, it makes a perfect safari goal for those who are busy and have less time to travel, two days or more can get you an opportunity and organised to explore the splendor of mikumi national park..Since the formation of a highway connecting mikumi national park to Dar es Salaam tanzanias busiests and largest city , Mikumi National park has been slated to to be a major a hotspot for the travel industry in Tanzania. Situated between the Uluguru Mountains and the Lumango mountain ranges, its the fourth biggest national park in Tanzania and just a couple of hours drive from Tanzania’s biggest city approx. 4-5 hours. The park center has a wide assortment of natural wildlife that can be simple spotted and furthermore very much suitable to viewing in a game drive. Its vicinity to Dar es Salaam and the measure of wildlife that live inside its fringes makes Mikumi National Park a well-known choice for those travelers who don’t have much time but also want to enjoy a wildlife safari to mikumi national park. This short trip to Mikumi National Park and Maasai Boma Tour will give a chance to share experience people, culture and wildlife on game drive, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas. Mikumi park hosts small and huge mammals. Ruaha :west of Iringa town in south-central Tanzania, the park is located at an elevation of 2,500 to 5,200 feet (750 to 1,900 m) and covers an area of 5,000 square miles (12,950 square km) and was originally part of the Rungwa Game Reserve. The name of the park is derived from the Great Ruaha River which flows along its southeastern margin and is the focus for game-viewing, more than 571 species of birds have been identified in the park. The park was formerly known for its large elepant population The Selous Game Reserve is the largest protected game reserve on the African continent covering an area of 54,600 square kilometers comprised of a vast wilderness with forests, grassy plains, mountains and open woodlands. This reserve was named after Frederick Selous Courtney who was a great Hunter and explorer. Selous Safari Holidays are highly recommended as in size this reserve is twice the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and three times Kruger National Park in South Africa. This reserve was established in 1922, and in 1982 it was declared a UNESCO world heritage site thanks to its rich diversity of wildlife and uninterrupted nature.The Tanzanian national park authority (TANAPA) in 2019 proposed and declared a change of identity of the northern sector of this reserve such that it is known as The Nyerere National Park as a way of honoring President Julius Nyerere who was the first president of Tanzania. Today the boundaries of this Nyerere National Park are being properly established but according to sources it is believed that this park will encompass the photographic sector in the northern part of the reserve and stretch out all the way to the wilderness area of River Rufiji to the south.
Morning depart to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch, the journey will take 5hours. Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, brings you into close contact with hippo, crocodile and fantastic birdlife. Crocodile glide into the water as your boat approaches and hippo appear in frightening proximity, grunting and blowing steam. Dinner and overnight will be at Selous Ngalawa Camp.
Morning after breakfast, wilderness walking safari with guidance of an armed ranger take 2hrs. Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds. It starts in the morning. After walking meets with your vehicle and proceeds with game en route to Mikumi outskates, the journey is the most amazing and truly wild and untouched areas of Tanzania. The drive will take you up into the Uluguru Mountains across rivers and past small local villages and farms. The drive is tiring but possibly the most rewarding and adventurous on the southern circuit. Dinner and overnight will be at Camp bastian lodge.
Morning after breakfast, wilderness walking safari with guidance of an armed ranger take 2hrs. Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds. It starts in the morning. After walking meets with your vehicle and proceeds with game en route to Mikumi outskates, the journey is the most amazing and truly wild and untouched areas of Tanzania. The drive will take you up into the Uluguru Mountains across rivers and past small local villages and farms. The drive is tiring but possibly the most rewarding and adventurous on the southern circuit. Dinner and overnight will be at Camp bastian lodge. Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Breakfast followed by transfer to Ruaha National Park, with stop over in Iringa Town for Lunch, after lunch proceed to the park for short game drive till sunset, look for Roan and sable antelope, hippo, crocodile, waterbuck, reedbuck and buffalo venture to the rivers edge to drink, attracting the attention of lion, leopard, hyena, wild dog and jackal. There are many birds in the park include Eurasia migrants that comes to visit the park twice a year. Dinner and overnight will be at Old Msembe Bandas. Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Breakfast followed by a full day game viewing drive in the park. A fine network of game-viewing roads follows the Great Ruaha and its seasonal tributaries, where, during the dry season, impala, waterbuck and other antelopes risk their life for a sip of life-sustaining water. And the risk is considerable: not only from the prides of 20-plus lion that lord over the savannah, but also from the cheetahs that stalk the open grassland and the leopards that lurk in tangled riverine thickets. This impressive array of large predators is boosted by both striped and spotted hyena, as well as several conspicuous packs of the highly endangered African wild dog. Dinner and overnight will be at Old Msembe Bandas. Plans; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
After breakfast game viewing drive en route to Mikumi National Park. Mikumi was gazetted as a National Park in 1964 and is named after the spindle shaped Borassus palm trees. The Mkata plain supports vast herds of plains game such as wildebeest, impala, zebra and giraffe, hunted by their associated predators; while you are more likely to find Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, greater kudu, roan and sable antelope in the surrounding less fertile hills. Although game sightings can never be guaranteed, there are lots of sightings of the African ‘wild dog’ hunting the plains in packs. Dinner and overnight will be at the Camp bastian. Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Today you will have full day of game viewing drives around Mikumi. There is a rich variety bird species as well as large numbers of giraffes, buffaloes and elephants close to the water holes also lions, leopards and hippos. Furthermore you can see zebras, lions, wild dogs, pythons, hartebeest, wildebeest, elephants, impala, warthog, eland and other antelopes. Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety. Mikumi National Park is mostly miombo woodland with gently rolling hills. Dinner and overnight will be at camp bastian. Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
After breakfast proceed with your safari activities at Mikumi before you return to Dar Es Salaam with arrival in the late afternoon/early evening Transfer back to the hotel in Dar es Salaam. Meals Plan; Breakfast and lunch included. End of 8 days selous, ruaha and mikumi park safari.
|Selous--Ngalawa camp , Ruaha---old msembe bandas & Mikumi---camp bastian.||7||Lodge||Unrated||Private|
These are the nice mid range camping sight located inside the park and can accomodate guest of all ages. Ideally located inside the National park and the best places you can stay in if your travelling with family or couples and small groups..given that game drives starts right away as soon as you leave the camp.
- International/domestic flights.
-Vaccination of yellow fever.
-Pickup depends on the meeting point(Airport/Hotel or where you are staying)
-And drop-off at the Airport/Hotel/Ferry teminal or where you are staying
-All of our guides are English speaking and specialist in botany and zoology and botany
- They are skilled enough working and driving through different National Parks in Tanzania
-Our cook are professional in all needs of clients to prepare accordingly to request given.
- Jeep & 4WD
-We have the different fleet of vehicles; Land Cruiser 4x4 well-mantained and min buses, our safari vehicles are specifically converted for maximum space and comfort.
-All of them have open roof and sliding windows to facilitate good viewing and convenient photography during game drives and sight seeing.
-Pick up and drop-off from the first and the last day of the trip.
-All the entry park fees.
-Accommodation during the trip.
-Enough game drives.
- Tips/ grantuties.
- Things of personal needs such as beers, wines and etc.
Safari Moja Matata work with those Hotel, Lodges and Camps that have proven to uphold the health of our Clients and practices in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, Tanzania Ministry of Health and Tanzania Tourist Board.
All of our stuffs including driver guides, cooks and porters are all vaccinated COVID 19 and this is safest and most secure option.
Tour Cancellation Policy
Free cancellation up to 90 day(s) prior departure, Or traveler will pay 20 % of the tour amount
-Safari Moja Matata work with those Hotel, Lodges and Camps that have proven to uphold the health of our Clients and practices in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, Tanzania Ministry of Health and Tanzania Tourist Board. -All of our stuffs including driver guides, cooks and porters are all vaccinated COVID 19 and this is safest and most secure option.
Tour Date Change Policy
Tour Date can be changed 7 day(s) prior departure