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7 Days Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari

Dar es salaam, Selous GR, Ruaha and Mikumi

Overview of

The Trip

Experience wildlife safari in among biggest parks and reserve in Southern circuit of Tanzania, enjoy game drive and boat safari in selous game reserve, walking safari and game drive in Ruaha national park, plus more wild experience in Mikumi national park with lunch boxes during activities, overnight stay in lodges.

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Day by Day

Itinerary

Morning depart to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch, the journey will take 6 hours. Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, brings you into close contact with hippo, crocodile and fantastic birdlife. Animals make their way to the river to drink and boats may approach elephant, lion, buffalo, giraffe, waterbuck and other game on the river banks to within a few meters. Crocodile glide into the water as your boat approaches and hippo appear in frightening proximity, grunting and blowing steam.

Main destination: Selous Game Reserve
Accommodation: Budget camping Outside Selous GR

You will have a full day in the Selous Game Reserve exploration of the Reserve by 4 wheel drive vehicle; will permit you to have good photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of vast park. The Selous Game Reserve is the largest in Africa, covering 54,600 square kilometer. Selous is famous for its elephants, commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus. It was originally set aside as a hunting area where animals are abundant but more shy then the Northern Parks. Dinner and overnight will be at Selous Hippo Camp.

Main destination: Selous Game Reserve
Accommodation: Budget camping Just outside Selous GR

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 meet with your vehicle and game drive en route to Mikumi National Park, 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.

Main destination: Mikumi National Park
Accommodation: Budget camping Just outside Mikumi NP

After breakfast checks out and launch the journey to Ruaha with lunch in Iringa Town, continue to National Park where you will arrive in the afternoon. Evening short game drives in the park or relaxation at leisure. Dinner and overnight will be at the camp.

Main destination: Ruaha National Park
Accommodation: Budget camping Just outside Ruaha NP

Morning after breakfast, game viewing drives in Ruaha National Park, 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 and many more antelopes include Dik dik. 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 Camp.

Main destination: Ruaha National Park
Accommodation: Budget camping Just outside Ruaha NP

After breakfast walking safari accompanied by an experienced guide, here you will have the opportunity to ‘touch the wild’. Lunch will be at the camp/lodge. In the afternoon game viewing drive en route to Iringa Town for dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Main destination: Iringa
Accommodation: Neemacraft Mid-range hotel located in or near Iringa

Morning after breakfast, short tour to Ismila Stone Age Site and depart to Dar es Salaam, where you will arrive late evening and drop of at the hotel or airport.

Main destination: Iringa Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)

What's

Included

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  • Accommodation as per the itinerary.
  • Transport in safari equipped 4 x 4 vehicle with pop up roof enhanced for game viewing.
  • Services of professional English speaking driver guide.
  • All game drives as per the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as per the itinerary.
  • All Park entrance fees, crater service fees and conservation fees where applicable as per itinerary.
  • Complimentary mineral water i.e. 1.5 litre bottled drinking water per person per day while on safari.
  • Emergency evacuation cover in case of breakdown.
  • All Government taxes and levies.
What's

Not Included

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  • All Internal or International flights and taxes
  • Travel and personal health insurance
  • Laundry services
  • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc
  • All optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary (e.g Maasai village tour, Olduvai Gorge Tour and Balloon excursion)
  • Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide
  • Alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic drinks(beverages) and Meals not described in the itinerary.
  • Visas

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