9 Day Safari in Selous, Mikumi, and Ruaha

Starting at $1967 per person

Destination(s): Selous Game ReserveMikumi National Park & Ruaha National Park

Days: 9

Nights: 8

Departing From: Dar Es Salaam

This safari has been designed by a team of safari experts to offer you the best Southern Tanzania has to offer. The safari is privately guided by an expert English-speaking guide.

Safari Itinerary

Day One

 Dar es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve 

Morning: Pick up from DSM city center and proceed to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch, 

Late afternoon boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River 

Evening: Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp/ Zarafa Tented Camp.

During the /boat-safaris you will encounter exotic wildlife such as hippos and crocodiles. Around 350 species of birds have also been recorded in the Selous game reserve. The Mombo woodlands and the birdlife supported by the Rufiji Swamplands provide a beautiful visual experience.

Days Two & Three

Game Drive in Selous Game Reserve 

You will have a full day game drive in the reserve with a 4 wheel drive vehicle: during your drive you will have good photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of vast park.

Evening: Dinner and overnight stay at Rufiji River Camp/ Zarafa Tented Camp.

The Selous Game reserve is the largest in Africa covering over 54,600 square kilometers. Selous is famous for its elephants. Other animals commonly seen include lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, impalas, baboons, Zebras and greater kudus to mention the least. Excursion by a four wheel drive will give you photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of the vast park.

Day Four

Selous Game Reserve – Mikumi National Park 

Morning: After an early breakfast, you will start with a morning walking safari 

Later proceed to Mikumi National Park with picnic lunch

Evening: Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hills Tented Camp/ Tan Swiss Lodge/ TANAPA Bandas.

Walking safari will give you an intimate feel of the African wild. It starts in the morning with a guidance of an armed ranger. Walking safaris offer a good chance of seeing Zebras, elephants, giraffes, and a good bird watching experience.

Day Five

Mikumi National Park – Ruaha National Park  

Morning: After breakfast, proceed to Ruaha National Park with a picnic lunch

Evening: Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge/ Tungamalenga Lodge.

Mikumi is a well-known national park in Tanzania. It has a coverage of 3,230 kilometers. The park is well known for its population of elephants, giraffes, buffalos, wildebeests, and its famous predators the tree climbing lions. There are more than 300 species recorded in the park (good news for bird watchers), unique bird species include marabou stork, lilac breasted roller and many more.

Days Six & Seven

Game drive in Ruaha National Park 

Morning: After breakfast you will have a full day game drive in Ruaha National Park, 

Evening: Dinner and overnight stay at Ruaha River Lodge/ Tungamalenga Lodge.

The Ruaha National Park covers an area of over 13,000 square kilometers. Its name is derived from the Great Ruaha River which spreads across the park providing a unique natural wild experience to anyone who gets the chance to visit this untamed paradise.

Day Eight

Ruaha National Park – Mikumi National Park 

Morning: After breakfast you will have a game drive with your picnic lunch to Mikumi.

 Once you arrive you will get time to sit back and relax at your lodge. 

Evening: Dinner and overnight stay at Vuma Hills Tented Camp/ Tan Swiss Lodge/ TANAPA Bandas.

Day Nine

Mikumi National Park – Dar es Salaam 

Morning: After breakfast you will have an early morning game drive 

In the later afternoon you will drive back to Dar es Salaam with a packed picnic lunch.

END OF TOUR

Pricing List

Note:

High season: July 1st – October 31st; December 24th – January 5th

Low Season: January 6th – June 30th; November 1st – December 23rd

VUMA HILLS TENTED CAMP/ RUFIJI RIVER CAMP/ RUAHA RIVER LODGE – HIGH

1 PAX

2 PAX

3 PAX

4 PAX

5 PAX

6 PAX

7 PAX

 

$ 7,205 

$ 4,629 

$ 4,140 

$ 3,899 

$ 3,755 

$ 3,715 

$ 3,646 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VUMA HILLS TENTED CAMP/ RUFIJI RIVER CAMP/ RUAHA RIVER LODGE – LOW

1 PAX

2 PAX

3 PAX

4 PAX

5 PAX

6 PAX

7 PAX

 

$ 6,486 

$ 4,272 

$ 3,784 

$ 3,542 

$ 3,398 

$ 3,358 

$ 3,278 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZARAFA TENTED CAMP/ TAN-SWISS LODGE/ TUNGAMALENGA LODGE – ALL YEAR

1 PAX

2 PAX

3 PAX

4 PAX

5 PAX

6 PAX

7 PAX

 

$ 4,646 

$ 2,927 

$ 2,450 

$ 2,214 

$ 2,070 

$ 2,030 

$ 1,967 

 

Includes:

  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 8 nights full board accommodation
  • Park fees & game drives
  • Boat & walking safari in Selous
  • Pick up & Drop off within Dar city center

Excludes:

  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Mineral water during game drives: USD 5 per carton (12 bottles)
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Tips: we recommend US $ 15 per group per day 
  • Other personal expenses
  • Emergency evacuation insurance

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

What are you waiting for?